UW Huskies Insider

Archives: July 2009

July
22nd

Huskies complete hoops sked with Georgetown

The final open game of UW’s coming basketball season has been filled: The Huskies will meet Georgetown on Dec.12 in the 16th annual John Wooden Classic in Anaheim.


It will be UW’s first meeting with the Hoyas.


The Classic isn’t a tournament, but a doubleheader. UW-GU will follow UCLA-Mississippi State. Tipoff and TV haven’t yet been announced.


“Anytime that we can be a part of something that involves John Wooden, we consider it to be very special,” UW coach Lorenzo Romar said in a UW press release. “To be able to compete against a program with

Read more »

July
21st

Fall-camp practice times set

Nearly three weeks away from the University of Washington football team opening fall camp, here is the list of practice times, released today by the school:


Aug. 10-14: One practice, 3 p.m.

Aug. 15: Two practices, 8:45 a.m. and 6:45 p.m.

Aug. 16: Picture day, 10 a.m.

Aug. 17: Two practices, 8:45 a.m. and 6:45 p.m.

Aug. 18: One practice, 3 p.m.

Aug. 19: Two practices, 8:45 a.m. and 6:45 p.m.

Aug. 20: One practice, 3 p.m.

Aug. 21: Two practices, 8:45 a.m. and 6:45 p.m.

Aug. 22 and 24: One

Read more »

July
20th

Fall camp will be open to public

Just got confirmation from the University of Washington athletic department that the 16 fall-camp practices, even two-a-days, will be open for public consumption, just like spring ball.


UW officials said either Tuesday or Wednesday, those times for fall camp workouts, starting Aug. 10 and spanning until Aug. 29, should be posted. That update will be provided when it comes available.


What isn’t known at this point is if the Husky practices will be open during the regular season, which would begin the week of Aug. 31. That will be coach Steve Sarkisian’s call.

July
12th

Pondexter scores bronze medal with USA

UW forward Quincy Pondexter was held scoreless in seven minutes of action Saturday … however he did score a bronze medal as Team USA beat Israel, 91-80, on Saturday in the World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia.


Pondexter led his team in both scoring and minutes played at times during this competition, and he said on his Twitter page that his limited minutes in the finale were due to an ankle injury suffered in the loss to Russia.


More information is available at GoHuskies.com.

July
10th

Russia quiets Team USA, Pondexter

Russia snuffed Team USA’s gold medal hopes by erasing a 10-point fourth-quarter lead on the way to a 69-68 win in the World University Games on Friday in Belgrade Serbia.


UW forward Quincy Pondexter was held to three points in 17 minutes.


The USA will play for a bronze medal Saturday against Israel.


More information is available at GoHuskies.com.

July
9th

Pondexter leads US with 15 in win over Bulgaria

UW forward Quincy Pondexter led the U.S. in scoring as the Red, White and Blue knocked off Bulgaria, 96-66, in the quarterfinals of the World University Games. The win sends them on to the medal semifinals where they will face Russia at 8:30 a.m. Friday.


Pondexter played a team-high 21 minutes in leading five Americans who scored in double-figures. He was 5-of-11 from the field (1-of-2 from 3-point distance) with four rebounds and two assists. He was 4-for-4 on free throws.


More information at GoHuskies.com.