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Archives: Dec. 2012

Dec.
31st

Pac-12 hoops rundown: Conference play starts this week


Arizona's win over Florida, fueled by transfer point guard Mark Lyons, was the Pac-12's biggest non-conference win. / Associated Press

Non-conference play wrapped up today with Oregon State waxing Texas Pan-American 84-59 and Oregon beating Nevada 56-43. Now, it’s time for conference play.

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Dec.
29th

Washington puts on worst shooting performance of season, loses to UConn

There is a winter storm passing through the Northeast, so it’s unlikely someone left a door open. But, it sure seemed like there was a breeze blowing through the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., on Saturday night.

Washington had its worst shooting performance of the season in a 61-53 loss to Connecticut. UW shot 29.7 percent for the game, missing multiple open looks throughout the night.

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Dec.
29th

Official: Tuiasosopo returns to UW as quarterbacks coach

What was rumored earlier in the day is now official: Marques Tuiasosopo will return to Washington and be the new quarterbacks coach. Eric Kiesau will retain his offensive coordinator title, but move from quarterbacks coach to wide receivers coach, filling the opening created by Jimmie Dougherty’s departure to San Jose State.

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Dec.
28th

Washington starts down the long road versus UConn


Abdul Gaddy's turnovers are on the uptick this season. / Associated Press

Washington is back in Connecticut for the second time this season. The West Coast Huskies play UConn on Saturday with a chance to grab their best non-conference win of the season. It’s the start of four consecutive road games for Washington.

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Dec.
26th

Shawn Kemp on his top 10 dunks and more

Since this is the closest thing we have to a basketball blog, wanted to point out the story about Shawn Kemp that ran in today’s paper. We were able to sit down with a very candid Kemp and discuss everything from high school to his post-playing days. In addition, I watched Kemp’s top 10 dunks, according to NBA TV, with him. Here’s what he had to say:

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