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  1. Terrence Ross the key for Washington

    Diamond Leung

    Resident bracketologist Joe Lunardi today selected a 4-4 Washington team to be one of his First Four Out of the early-season look at the projected NCAA tournament field, but take one look at the video above and it's clear the Huskies still have room ...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  2. UW scraps scrimmage due to NCAA rule

    Diamond Leung

    Washington cancelled an alumni scrimmage that would have featured the current team playing against NBA players such as Brandon Roy, Nate Robinson, Jon Brockman and Spencer Hawes because the scrimmage could have been a NCAA violation after coach Loren...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  3. High praise for Washington's Tony Wroten

    Diamond Leung

    Washington guard Tony Wroten is one of the most highly-touted freshman guards in the country, and Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar isn't exactly shy about his excitement. Over the weekend, there was Romar on 950 KJR comparing Wroten to Magic Johnson, s...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  4. Jimmer returns to BYU to host exhibitions

    Diamond Leung

    Jimmer Fredette hasn't played his final game at BYU after all, and when he returns, he's bringing his friends from the NBA. Fredette this morning announced this morning he'll be hosting rookie exhibitions in Utah -- Sept. 21 at the Maverik Center ...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  5. UW's Terrence Ross getting preseason buzz

    Diamond Leung

    The always-entertaining Isaiah Thomas conducted an online chat with the Seattle Times today and had some interesting thoughts. The former Washington guard likes UCLA to win the league if the Huskies don't, called the court at Oregon's Matthew Knight ...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  6. Mr. Irrelevant has a chip on his shoulder

    Diamond Leung

    Isaiah Thomas had doubters during his college career at Washington, and such is life for a 5-foot-9 player who always exuded such confidence. When he struggled with his shot, he worked to get better. When he was forced into action as a point guard, h...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  7. The real reason Isaiah Thomas left UW

    Diamond Leung

    Washington guard Isaiah Thomas made the stunning decision to leave the Huskies behind for the NBA draft after his junior season, and in an interview with, he elaborated on what the story called "the real reason" he left school. Accor...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  8. Terrence Jones goes back to Washington

    Diamond Leung

    Kentucky star forward Terrence Jones was recently spotted working out at Washington. The image of him training closer to home at Hec Edmundson Pavilion wouldn't be the least bit jolting had it not been for Jones' awkward decommitment from the Huskies...

    Blog | May 20, 2011
  9. Pac-12 TV deal a win for college basketball

    Diamond Leung

    The Washington Huskies reached the Sweet 16 last year, and the media declared them the favorites heading into this season. Lorenzo Romar and Isaiah Thomas, prepared to prove everyone right, marched into Los Angeles on Dec. 29 for the Pac-10 opener an...

    Blog | May 04, 2011
  10. Ben Howland optimistic on UCLA's future

    Diamond Leung

    The NBA draft could end up stealing plenty of talent from the Pac-12. USC's Nikola Vucevic declared last week he was signing with an agent, as did UCLA's Tyler Honeycutt today. Several players must still make decisions, including Arizona's Derrick W...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  11. Elite Eight preview: Arizona vs. Connecticut

    Diamond Leung

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A look at the Huskies-Wildcats matchup at the Honda Center in Anaheim: No. 5 seed Arizona (30-7) vs. No. 3 seed Connecticut (29-9), 7:05 p.m. ET (CBS) How they got here: Behind a huge 36-point performance from Kemba Walker, U...

    Blog | March 26, 2011
  12. Arizona, Washington ready for rubber match

    Diamond Leung

    After Washington's Pac-10 semifinal win last night, guard Isaiah Thomas spoke of today's championship game as a chance for revenge against Arizona and a second opportunity to win a conference championship. The Huskies, the preseason favorites that...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  13. Bubbling USC makes NCAA pitch after loss

    Diamond Leung

    Forward Nikola Vucevic noted how different it was with fiery USC coach Kevin O'Neill suspended -- there was much less yelling coming from the sideline. But after taking over for O'Neill on the bench, assistant coach Bob Cantu said as loud and clea...

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  14. Isaiah Thomas on court-storming etiquette

    Diamond Leung

    Unwritten rules on storming the court -- OK, written -- were violated on Sunday when Cal students celebrated in such a fashion following the team's overtime win against unranked UCLA. And in the Pac-10, it's going to be an issue later this week as we...

    Blog | February 25, 2011
  15. Isaiah Thomas: East Coast bias is alive, well

    Diamond Leung

    In an interview with the Arizona Republic Washington guard Isaiah Thomas was asked if playing on the West Coast hurts his case for being seen as one of the nation's top point guards. "It definitely does," Thomas said. "Just being on the West Coas...

    Blog | February 16, 2011
  16. Arizona and Washington in a fight for first

    Diamond Leung

    Washington coach Lorenzo Romar has referred to the play being a program-changing moment, and it was interesting to see star guard Isaiah Thomas bring it up Tuesday in advance of Thursday's matchup between the Huskies host Arizona. "It's going to b...

    Blog | January 19, 2011