UW's 2011-12 Hoops Schedule Released

SEATTLE – The Huskies are going to chomp on the Big Apple this basketball season -- in an unprecedented, week-long chunk. GoHuskies.com has learned Washington's 2011-12 men's basketball schedule includes a Tuesday night, Dec. 6 game against Marquette in the 17th annual Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The Huskies will also play another nationally televised game inside "The World's Most Famous Arena" on Saturday, Dec. 10 between the Pac-10 tournament champions and Duke.

"Those two games in New York are big-time games," Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar told GoHuskies.com. "The Jimmy V Classic game against Marquette is for an outstanding cause. Then to play Duke on national television – I mean, those are outstanding games for our program. To get to play two quality and tradition-rich programs inside Madison Square Garden is tremendous."

The Huskies' long trip actually starts Dec. 2, when they will play at Nevada. The team will then travel on to New York, arriving on Sunday Dec. 3 and staying for six days.

It's the longest road trip for anything other than a nonconference tournament in Huskies history. The trek is so expansive, Washington is receiving approval for it from the NCAA.

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Trip to New York To Play Duke, Marquette Highlight Huskies' Unique 2011-12 Schedule


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