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April
14th

Nigel Williams-Goss will return to UW for his sophomore season

After considering whether to leave Washington and enter the NBA draft, point guard Nigel Williams-Goss has decided to return to UW for his sophomore season, a UW spokesperson confirmed Monday.

Williams-Goss averaged 13.4 points, 4.4 assists and 4.4 rebounds per game as a freshman in 2013-14. His father, Virgil, told the News Tribune last week that the NBA draft was a “serious consideration.” Read more »

April
9th

Nigel Williams-Goss’ father says NBA draft ‘definitely a serious consideration’

Washington's Nigel Williams-Goss, left, drives against Washington State's D.J. Shelton in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Seattle. Washington won 72-49. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Washington’s Nigel Williams-Goss, left, drives against Washington State’s D.J. Shelton in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Seattle. Washington won 72-49. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Was able to speak a little while ago with Nigel Williams-Goss’ father, Virgil, who confirmed that his son is seriously considering entering this year’s NBA draft.

Williams-Goss has until April 27 to submit his application for entry into the NBA draft.

“It could be a real possibility based on his performance compared to the other players that have entered the draft and are being considered by the NBA,” Virgil said. “His numbers are better as a freshman. It’s definitely a serious consideration.” Read more »

April
8th

Report: Nigel Williams-Goss considering NBA draft

A pretty surprising report has surfaced tonight from Comcast Sportsnet, which writes that Washington point guard Nigel Williams-Goss is considering entering the NBA draft after just one season at UW.

The report cited an anonymous source, and according to Dave Mahler of KJR 950 AM, Williams-Goss wrote in a text message that he is indeed considering leaving school early. Read more »

Feb.
6th

Quoting Lorenzo Romar after UW’s loss at Utah

FROM SALT LAKE CITY — Before we get into Lorenzo Romar’s postgame diagnosis of Washington’s 78-69 loss to Utah here on Thursday night, we have a couple of injury notes to pass along.

Romar said neither ailment is all that serious, but Andrew Andrews (ankle) and Nigel Williams-Goss (hip) missed practice the last two days while dealing with their respective injuries.

Both played on Thursday. Williams-Goss (19 points, 8-for-17 shooting in 35 minutes) fared better than Andrews (two points, 1-for-12 shooting with six assists in 35 minutes).

Romar said Williams-Goss was “heavily padded” to protect his hip, but obviously not so much that it was noticeable.

Here’s the rest of what Romar said afterward: Read more »