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Archives: March 2008


Both Lopez twins leaving Stanford

Stanford 7-footers Brook and Robin Lopez have each decided to go to the NBA, according to this Associated Press report.

Stanford now joins Washington State and Oregon as teams that will take the court next season almost unrecognizable from their NCAA tournament teams of this season.

And here’s an analysis from the San Jose Mercury News about where the Cardinal goes from here.


UW closer to postseason hoops

A few days ago and a few posts down, I thought we had a pretty good discussion to the question I asked about whether the UW football team is more likely to go bowling next season, or the UW basketball team is more likely to make the NCAA tournament.

In my column today, I weigh in on the side of basketball. But it’s a close call and an interesting topic, which will evolve as we start learning more about the two teams.

For the football team, that starts Thursday with spring practice.


UW assistant in running at Sac State

UW assistant men’s basketball coach Cameron Dollar is in the running for the head coaching job at Sacramento State, according to this story in the Sacramento Bee.

Dollar, 32, was born in Atlanta, played at UCLA and just completed his sixth season at a UW assistant.

Meanwhile, in other Pac-10 coaching news, here’s the link to California’s announcement that they are parting company with head coach Ben Braun.