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Dec.
29th

Lorenzo Romar pleased with Washington’s focus despite slim winning margin

Washington coach Lorenzo Romar didn’t seem particularly concerned about how difficult it was for Washington to put Hartford away on Sunday night. The Hawks led as late as the 2:30 mark, but the Huskies made a few big shots (and free throws) down the stretch to ice a 73-67 victory.

UW’s focus, Romar said, was more or less where he wanted it.

“In terms of our focus, it was pretty close to what we want to see,” he said. “If we have this same focus and go on the road … Hartford took the lead, the game was back and forth. We didn’t put our heads down. We stayed the course. If we can do that same thing when we go on the road and then make shots on top of it, I feel good about our team.”

Here’s most of what Romar had to say afterward … Read more »

Dec.
29th

Tale of the tape: Washington 73, Hartford 67

Here’s our game recap box that will publish in tomorrow’s newspaper …

PLAYER OF THE GAME — C.J. Wilcox made big shots down the stretch when the Huskies badly needed them, and the fifth-year senior again led his team in scoring with 23 points. Wilcox made 6-of-12 from the field – including 4-of-8 from 3-point range – and made seven of his eight free throws. He struggled to get open looks early against Hartford’s zone, but his teammates did a better job as the game progressed of getting him the ball with enough space to shoot it. Read more »

Dec.
29th

Afternoon links: Looking back at Washington’s football season

We’re finally back in Seattle, and have some time to pass along a few links while most of you watch the Seahawks game. The UW basketball team plays later tonight against Hartford, and we’ll have our usual coverage from that.

— Here’s our story in today’s newspaper, taking a look back at the highs and lows of an eventful football season on Montlake.

— John McGrath writes that Marques Tuiasosopo needs more responsibilities. Read more »

Dec.
28th

Morning links: Huskies leave San Francisco with Fight Hunger victory

Washington running back Bishop Sankey, left, and defensive end Hau'oli Kikaha hold the winner's trophy after a 31-16 win over BYU during the Fight Hunger Bowl NCAA college football game on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Washington running back Bishop Sankey, left, and defensive end Hau’oli Kikaha hold the winner’s trophy after a 31-16 win over BYU during the Fight Hunger Bowl NCAA college football game on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

FROM SAN FRANCISCO — It’s just about time for us to get out of here and head back to Seattle. Before we do, here’s a roundup of words to read about Washington’s 31-16 victory over BYU in last night’s Fight Hunger Bowl.

Here’s our game story, which admittedly isn’t quite as polished as we’d have preferred. Deadline circumstances prevented more in-depth analysis.

— Here’s our notebook, leading with the news that tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins has decided to enter the NFL draft. Read more »