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Archives: Nov. 2006

Nov.
30th

Plans for Husky Stadium (and more) revealed

I’ll weigh in later with some more thoughts on what we heard today at athletic director Todd Turner’s press conference. But for now, I’ll let the pictures do the talking.


I gotta admit. It looks pretty good.


The master plan includes more than just Husky Stadium. It could involve a redone and combined baseball/soccer/track complex. And the current administrative offices and outdoor tennis courts could be moved to give a clear-shot view from Montlake Boulevard to Lake Washington.


But, of course, the big issue is Husky Stadium … which could become Insert-Your-Name-Here Field at Husky Stadium

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Nov.
30th

Talking Huskies … at 2:05 p.m. today

Our weekly radio discussion of UW athletics will be moved forward a half hour today as I can be done before athletic director Todd Turner briefs the media on his plans for UW athletic facilities, including Husky Stadium. That means we’ll be on at 2:05 p.m. today, talking Husky football and men’s basketball with Dave Grosby on KJR, 950-AM.


The interview also will be streamed over the Internet.


After meeting with Turner, I’ll try to pop in here and give you the highlights of his hopes for UW facilities.

Nov.
29th

Final: UW 87, Idaho 66

Star of the game: Washington freshman Quincy Pondexter led all scorers with a career-high 25 points. He shot 9-of-14 from the field, including 2-of-3 three-pointers, and added eight rebounds. For the season, Pondexter leads the Huskies with a 17.2 points per game average.


Key stats: The much-taller Huskies dominated the boards, 50-26, led by a career-high 14 rebounds by Jon Brockman. … Washington had a season-low 12 turnovers.


Key run: Washington held Idaho without a field goal for more than eight minutes late in the first half. During that run, the Huskies went from three points down to

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Nov.
28th

UW-Idaho on Comcast cable Channel 17

Due to a conflict with the Sonics game, Washington’s game against Idaho at 7 p.m. Wednesday will be shown only on Comcast cable Channel 17. It will not be available on Tacoma’s Click system.


As usual, the game will be on radio at 950-AM.


Washington leads the long-time series 122-49 overall and 72-13 in Seattle. The Huskies have won two straight, including 90-67 last season at Edmundson Pavilion.


This season, Idaho is 1-4. The lone win came against South Dakota State, and the Vandals have lost to North Dakota State, Montana State, Southern Utah and most recently

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Nov.
27th

Nine Huskies win conference honors

Washington free safety C.J. Wallace was named today to the All-Pac-10 first team, which was voted on by conference head football coaches.


Linebacker Scott White was named to the second team.


Earning honorable mentions were kicker Michael Braunstein, punter Sean Douglas, cornerback Dashon Goldson, defensive end Greyson Gunheim, wide receiver Sonny Shackelford, quarterback Isaiah Stanback and guard Clay Walker.


California Golden Bears won both top individual honors as tailback Marshawn Lynch was named offensive player of the year, and cornerback Daymieon Hughes was named defensive player of the year.


Southern California’s Pete Carroll was named

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Nov.
27th

Adrian Oliver into starting lineup

Washington basketball coach Lorenzo Romar announced today that freshman Adrian Oliver has moved into the starting lineup in place of junior guard Ryan Appleby. The Huskies starting lineup for the Wednesday game against Idaho will feature two sophomores: Jon Brockman and Justin Dentmon, and three freshmen: Oliver, Quincy Pondexter and Spencer Hawes.