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  1. Pac-12: Five Things I Can't Wait To See

    Diamond Leung

    Here are five things I can't wait to see in the Pac-12 this season: 1. How good are the freshman guards? The Pac-12 lost a boatload of talent to the NBA draft, but that doesn't necessarily mean the conference is short on star power. A number of...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  2. An offseason roundup of the Pac-12

    Diamond Leung

    The new-look Pac-12 has decided not to expand again for the time being, as it already appears to be positioned for long-term success based upon the maneuverings of Larry Scott. But the commissioner doesn't diagram plays or make jump shots. For ...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  3. Pac-12 expands its league and its exposure -- college basketball

    Diamond Leung

    Pac-12 programs and their fans often feel underappreciated and underexposed. Commissioner Larry Scott felt their pain. So he went out and expanded the league and struck TV deals that will forever transform basketball in the conference.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2011
  4. UW players to do schoolwork on Broadway

    Diamond Leung

    When Washington announced last month it would travel to New York to play at the Jimmy V Classic against Marquette and Duke in showdowns at Madison Square Garden, the school noted that the lengthy trip in December would also afford players a unique op...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  5. 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
  6. Isaiah Thomas puts it all together for UW

    Diamond Leung

    BERKELEY, Calif. -- The showdown in Seattle is fast approaching, as Washington gets set to host Arizona later this week with first place in the Pac-10 on the line. Isaiah Thomas hasn't circled Thursday on his calendar, though. "I haven't," the ...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  7. Rapid Reaction: Washington 92, Cal 71

    Diamond Leung

    BERKELEY, Calif. -- A few quick thoughts following Washington's fairly easy victory against Cal that moved the Huskies back into sole possession of first place in the Pac-10. The Huskies are a deep-enough team that they don't need guard Isaiah Th...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  8. A look at what to expect in the Pac-10 this season

    Diamond Leung

    With nonconference play drawing to a close, we take a look at the start of Pac-10 play.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2010
  9. Romar touches on issues with transfers

    Diamond Leung

    Washington coach Lorenzo Romar told reporters he was surprised, but not shocked by the transfer of guard Elston Turner. The sophomore who hit big 3-pointers coming off the bench during the Huskies' late-season run into the Sweet 16, would have had...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  10. Video: Saturday's San Jose matchups

    Diamond Leung

    Blogger Diamond Leung gives a little insight into Saturday's slate of second-round games in San Jose....

    Blog | March 20, 2010
  11. Diamond Leung: Washington's Quincy Pondexter learns from his fath...

    Diamond Leung

    Former All-American Roscoe Pondexter dreamed of becoming an NBA player. Instead he turned into an infamous prison guard nicknamed Bonecrusher. At the urging of his remorseful father, Roscoe's son Quincy has taken a different path.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2010
  12. South Dakota State has a star, signature win

    Diamond Leung

    South Dakota State went to Washington to play in one of the most difficult road environments in the Pac-12 and won by 19 points. The Jackrabbits' star guard, Nate Wolters, drew comparisons to Jason Kidd and Steve Nash after the game from Huskies c...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Tony Wroten undergoes minor knee surgery

    Diamond Leung

    Washington's preseason practices continued to be hampered by injuries, as freshman guard Tony Wroten underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Thursday. The Huskies' top incoming recruit said in a statement that the surgery was "minor" and tha...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  16. 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