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Auburn transfer Matthew Atewe hopes to provide Huskies with toughness, rebounding, shot-blocking ability

(UPDATE: The Huskies officially announced the addition of Atewe to the program, and confirmed that he will sit out the 2015-16 season, per NCAA transfer rules.)

SEATTLE – A stress fracture in Matthew Atewe’s left leg spoiled his first season at Auburn, where he played sparingly – and at less than full strength – as a true freshman in 2013-14.

And after undergoing offseason surgery to repair that fracture, Atewe opened it again during an exhibition game at the beginning of his sophomore year.

Turns out, that was the last time he put on an Auburn uniform. The second injury

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Reports: Nigel Williams-Goss will transfer from UW

According to a couple reports this morning, including one from CBS analyst Doug Gottlieb, Huskies point guard Nigel Williams-Goss plans to transfer from the UW and spend his junior year elsewhere.

A UW spokesperson said Williams-Goss is “evaluating his options right now. Nothing is official.” Read more »


Huskies 7-footer Gilles Dierickx included on ESPN’s list of college basketball transfers

ESPN’s Jeff Goodman released his annual list of college basketball players who plan to transfer to another school, and Huskies forward Gilles Dierickx is included on it (the list is in alphabetical order).

A UW spokesperson said there is no official news on Dierickx’s reported transfer. ESPN’s list does not specify a potential destination. Read more »


Huskies WR Kendyl Taylor transferring from Washington

According to reports by Sports Radio KJR and The Seattle Times — and then confirmed on his own Twitter account (above) — Huskies receiver Kendyl Taylor will leave Washington and transfer to another school.

Taylor appeared in each of Washington’s 14 games in 2014, catching 18 passes for 146 yards and two touchdowns.

In a conversation after one of UW’s bowl practices, Taylor lamented a season that didn’t go the way he hoped it would. He said he was limited by a broken finger in the Huskies’ first few games.

“I expected a lot more,” he said in mid-December. “But sometimes your situation just doesn’t work out the way you want it to. I had an injury and kept playing through that and everything. I’m just trying to prove myself whenever I get the ball, and make a play.” Read more »