Tag: Tony Wroten
Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar said the team’s health is good, he would like to push the ball more and reminisced about big games against Arizona:
Former Washington point guard Tony Wroten was sent to the D League on Tuesday. He’s expected to join the Reno Bighorns today and be available to play Friday night versus the Santa Cruz Warriors.
As expected, talented freshman guard Tony Wroten has decided to forgo his final three years of eligibility and enter the NBA draft. Wroten will sign with an agent, making it impossible for him to return.
The University of Washington released this press release moments ago.
“I have been talking with my friends and family and I just felt like this was the right time,” Wroten said of his decision that he decided to announce on the same day of his mother Shirley’s birthday. “I love the University of Washington, but I just feel that it’s best …
Pac-12 postseason awards: Lorenzo Romar named coach of the year; Tony Wroten wins freshman of the year
The conference awards are finally out and head coach Lorenzo Romar was named coach of the year and Tony Wroten was named freshman of the year. I’m sure Husky fans will be upset about Terrence Ross or Tony Wroten not winning player of the year. Yes, Jorge Gutierrez’s stats aren’t as good, and he two bad last games, but coaches vote on this and coaches love Gutierrez. Realistically, this vote wasn’t just based on this year, but his entire four years at California. Could Ross and Wroten have canceled each other out? It’s possible, but both were named first-team all-conference. …
Tony Wroten was named one of five finalists for the 2012 Wayman Tisdale Award voted on by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. The award goes to the nation’s top freshman.
Joining Wroten as finalists are Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of Kentucky, Cody Zeller of Indiana and Austin Rivers of Duke.
Here’s a stat comparison of the finalist ….
|STATS||Tony Wroten||Austin Rivers||M. Kidd-Gilchrist||Anthony Davis||Cody Zeller|
Yes, the Huskies have won two straight road games. But the experience of those two games does little to prepare them for what they will face today.
From my story in today’s paper …
Even coach Lorenzo Romar, who has refused to downplay the two road wins over the Pacific-12 Conference dregs, knows that his team is in for its toughest test away from Alaska Airlines Arena.
Tougher than Duke in Madison Square Garden.
With ESPN’s College Gameday on hand, and Arizona fans planning a “white out” celebration, the sellout atmosphere figures to be