SEATTLE - Lorenzo Romar remembers it well. In fact, he remembered thinking to himself that if there were any NBA scouts around, they'd be really impressed with that guy. 'That guy' happened to be sophomore guard Malcolm Armstead of the Oregon Ducks, and all Armstead did against Romar's Huskies the night they beat UW 90-79 was lead the Ducks with 21 points, as well as dish out six assists.
March 3, 2010
No matter how hard I tried, I couldn't get Jon Brockman into the NBA Draft Lottery. I kept hitting the refresh button, but to no avail. The order would change, but the names largely remained the same: Blake Griffin, Ricky Rubio, Jordan Hill, James Harden, Hasheem Thabeet. No Jon Brockman. So much for ESPN's Mock Draft Machine.
June 23, 2009
SEATTLE - The University of Washington men's basketball program honored one of its most successful players ever, celebrated one of the most accomplished teams in school history and handed out several individual honors Tuesday night at its annual awards banquet held on the floor of Bank of America Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion.
April 14, 2009
PORTLAND, Ore. - OK, the run ended in Portland with a close loss to Purdue. In the world of March Madness, the sudden ending that comes with a single loss is hard to swallow. However, for the Washington Huskies, when the loss is measured against their whole body of work, we have to give thanks to the team for helping pull the school and the whole Seattle area out of its sports purgatory.
March 24, 2009
For the second time in the last four years, Husky basketball fans waved goodbye to a legend. In 2006, it was senior Brandon Roy, after being bounced from the NCAA tournament by Connecticut in the Sweet Sixteen. This year it was Jon Brockman, kneeling in disappointment on the verge of tears after a season ending loss to Purdue in the second round of the Big Dance.
March 23, 2009
PORTLAND, Ore. - Here are quotes from Lorenzo Romar, Paul Fortier, Jon Brockman, Justin Dentmon, Quincy Pondexter, Venoy Overton, Matthew Bryan-Amaning, Darnell Gant, Isaiah Thomas and Elston Turner after Washington's 76-74 loss to Purdue in the second round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Saturday at the Rose Garden.
March 21, 2009