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March
27th

Morning links: Arizona advances to Elite Eight; Utah, UCLA in action today

Arizona forward Stanley Johnson reacts while playing Xavier during the second half of a college basketball regional semifinal in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Arizona forward Stanley Johnson reacts while playing Xavier during the second half of a college basketball regional semifinal in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

One Pac-12 men’s basketball team has already clinched a spot in the Elite Eight. Two more have a chance to do the same later today, and so does Gonzaga. On to our links:

First, here’s our preview of Gonzaga’s regional semifinal game against UCLA in Houston (4:15 p.m., CBS). Read more »

Jan.
13th

Morning links: Oregon falls short in first CFP National Championship

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) walks off the field during the first half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Ohio State Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) walks off the field during the first half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Ohio State Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The first College Football Playoff National Championship game is in the books, and the Oregon Ducks came up short, losing 42-20 to the Ohio State Buckeyes to finish the season 13-2.

Read on for some links related to that and other things.

— Lots of coverage, obviously, from the Oregonian, which you can find here. Here are some quick nuts-and-bolts facts from the game. Read more »

Jan.
5th

Morning links: Huskies basketball team returns to Seattle on 3-game losing streak

Some links for you before I board a flight home to Seattle.

Here’s our game story from Washington’s loss to Stanford last night. The Huskies are now on a three-game losing streak — including an 0-2 start to Pac-12 play — with Washington State visiting on Saturday. Read more »

Dec.
22nd

Morning links: Huskies football team heading home for the holidays; hoops team in action tonight

Washington head coach Chris Petersen calls to his team in the first half of an NCAA college football game between Washington and UCLA, on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Washington head coach Chris Petersen calls to his team in the first half of an NCAA college football game between Washington and UCLA, on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

The Huskies football team held its final practice in Seattle yesterday before a break for the holidays, then a Dec. 28 trip to Phoenix for the Cactus Bowl on Jan. 2 in Tempe. But the UW men’s basketball team is still in town, and will be in action tonight at 8 against Tulane. More on that and other news in our morning links.

Here’s our football notebook in today’s newspaper with some comments from coach Chris Petersen on Jake Browning and Ezekiel Turner.

And a quick advance of UW’s basketball game today against Tulane (8 p.m. at Hec Edmundson Pavilion and on Pac-12 Networks). Read more »

Dec.
20th

Morning links: Huskies QB recruit Jake Browning sets another record

Jake Browning, Kendyl Taylor, Robert Upshaw and the UW men’s basketball team make appearances in our Saturday links.

— Here’s our story in today’s paper looking at Kendyl Taylor’s season as the Huskies prepare to play a bowl game in his hometown.

And here’s our advance of the UW men’s basketball team’s big nonconference game against No. 15 Oklahoma at 6 p.m. today in Las Vegas (ESPNU has the telecast). Read more »

Dec.
19th

Morning links: Cactus Bowl tickets can be had for cheap

Just a few links for you on this Friday morning. The football team practices later today, and we’ll have notes and quotes from availability afterward. Meanwhile, the Huskies men’s basketball team departs for its 6 p.m. Saturday game against Oklahoma in Las Vegas.

ESPN doesn’t think Washington has quite as much to prove in its bowl game as the rest of the Pac-12 teams.

The Cactus Bowl is mentioned here as a post-New Year’s bowl game that might be worth watching. Read more »

Dec.
16th

Morning links: Huskies had busy recruiting weekend

The basketball and football teams each have interview availability today, and we will be there for both. And for now, we have links.

In case you missed it, the Huskies picked up their third verbal commitment in two days yesterday.

The Huskies are one of a few Pac-12 teams that will benefit from its extra bowl practices. Read more »

Dec.
15th

Morning links: Huskies basketball team stays unbeaten

Some links to start off your Monday morning. Basketball team played last night. Football team is off today before returning to practice tomorrow.

Here’s our story in today’s newspaper about Washington’s 81-77 win over Eastern Washington yesterday. The Huskies improved to 8-0, and my guess is they will move up in the polls today, too.

Todd Milles has this story in today’s newspaper about Federal Way athlete Chico McClatcher committing to play football for the Huskies. Read more »