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Archives: March 2012


Wrapping up Steve Sarkisian’s pre-spring football press conference will video and full audio


The bullet points from Todd Milles …

Some of the tidbits:

* Those expected to miss the four weeks of spring ball with injuries include RB Deontae Cooper (knee), DE Hau’oli Jamora (knee), OG Colin Porter (both shoulders), WR Kevin Smith (knee), DT Semisi Tokolahi (foot), OG Colin Tanigawa (knee).

S Travis Feeney (shoulder) and S James Sample (shoulder) will be involved in a non-contact capacity, and wear the red jerseys. Also expected

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A few notes on Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten’s upcoming draft decisions


Obviously, the speculation about whether Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten will return for next season or enter the NBA draft will be forefront for Husky fans.

As for their future, I think Ross is 99.9 percent gone and Wroten is about 75 percent gone. Yes, both players could benefit from another year in college. Yes, both have flaws in their games. But if they are guaranteed first-round draft picks, it’s tough for either of them to give up on their dream and walkaway from a winning lottery ticket.

Both Ross and Wroten have submitted paperwork to be

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Some Thursday football links — shake up at my alma mater

Greetings from the JFK airport in NYC. Figured I’d throw up some quick football links and take time from this basketball post that is going nowhere.

There is some big news in the local college football landscape that has Pac-12 ties and blog related ties.

Over in Missoula, the University of Montana has fired athletics director Jim O’Day and head football coach Robin Pflugrad. The firings have little to do with on the field performance since Montana played in the FCS semfinals. No, this is due to a series of allegations of sexual assault and rape against several

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Wrapping up the Huskies 68-67 loss to Minnesota

Well, the Huskies’ season is over and perhaps fittingly it ended with a game where they struggled early on, made a furious comeback late only to come up short. So many games were like that this year. The season was like that this year.

From my game story

But the Huskies essentially lost the game in a frustrating first half when Washington (24-11) looked sluggish on defense, stagnant on offense and timid when it came to physical play.

Sound familiar?

You can list the losses – Duke, South Dakota State, California, Oregon

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