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  1. 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
  2. Utah's Glen Dean undergoes brain surgery

    Diamond Leung

    Utah junior Glen Dean had brain surgery Wednesday after the redshirting guard had to leave the team bench during a game last week, former Eastern Washington coach Kirk Earlywine told The Spokesman-Review. Earlywine, who recruited Dean to Eastern and...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  3. 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
  4. Leonard Washington now a game-changer

    Diamond Leung

    Leonard Washington has always played hard-nosed basketball, but in Wyoming, he has softened his stance on at least one issue. While with USC, the 6-foot-7 forward not-so-famously declared to the Los Angeles Times at one point that he would "never ...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  5. Nevada fans' court storm was debatable

    Diamond Leung

    Nevada fans rushed the court Friday after the Wolf Pack completed a comeback overtime victory against Washington, as it was a big win for a team coming off a 13-win season. But was it big enough to justify such a celebration? Washington wasn't a r...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  6. Wazzu gets help on ethics and morality

    Diamond Leung

    Washington State was embarrassed last year when three of its top players had separate run-ins with the law over marijuana, and this offseason coach Ken Bone has tried to change the team culture by getting the Cougars to go out and perform community s...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Injury-plagued USC a little unsettled

    Diamond Leung

    USC coach Kevin O'Neill has told reporters he expected the Trojans to be picked 10th in the Pac-12 and called the Trojans without injured point guard Jio Fontan a "rudderless ship." According to ESPN Los Angeles, the backcourt without Fontan is st...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  11. ESPN.com's Big Sky preview

    Diamond Leung

    Before we get to the Blue Ribbon team-by-team previews for the Big Sky, here is Diamond Leung's one-minute wind sprint through the league: Blue Ribbon breakdowns of all nine teams in the Big Sky: Eastern Washington Idaho State Montana ...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  12. Can Hayford maintain winning ways in D1?

    Diamond Leung

    Asked about the style of play that led to a .792 winning percentage and decade of dominance in his previous job, Eastern Washington coach Jim Hayford pointed directly to his teams' ability to rank high in field-goal percentage, rebound well and limit...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  13. 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
  14. Washington State cleans up team culture

    Diamond Leung

    Washington State filled its news section this offseason with stories of community service. The Cougars helped one woman build a house with Habitat for Humanity, encouraged academics with kids at a basketball clinic, walked in the National Lentil Fest...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  15. 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
  16. USC devastated by Jio Fontan's injury

    Diamond Leung

    USC coach Kevin O'Neill had nothing but effusive praise for guard Jio Fontan last season before he had even appeared in a single game for the Trojans. The Fordham transfer was coming, and it was going to be awesome. So you can imagine how O'Neill ...

    Blog | August 18, 2011