MArk McLaughlin, a 6-foot-6, 205-pound junior shooting guard who last played at Tacoma Community College, has unexpectedly quit the Washington program before playing a game with the school, they reported Friday morning. McLaughlin led all junior college scorers in the country last year, averaging 28.4 points per game. The former Inglemoor Viking was tabbed for major playing time in 2012-13.
August 10, 2012
Dawgman.com's Kim Grinolds and Aaron Beach got together this week to lay out what took place at the Las Vegas AAU Tournaments this past weekend, including in-depth looks at Nigel Williams-Goss, Aaron Gordon, Jabari Bird, Isaac Hamilton, Marcus Lee and others.
August 1, 2012
WHEN IT COMES to rivalries, there's nothing quite like the one between the Cougars and Huskies. But over a three-month period this spring, future Coug Demarquise Johnson found support from an unlikely source. Indeed, Johnson found himself living in Tacoma with someone who treated him like a brother, welcomed him into his home -- and plans to wear the purple and gold.
June 4, 2012
SEATTLE - Everyone is sleeping on Washington. If the national pundits are to believed, last season's Pac-12 Champions are in for a steep decline this coming season. Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten have departed for the NBA, leaving the Huskies with gaping holes in their lineup next season. Or so that's what they say at any rate…
May 21, 2012
SEATTLE - Mark McLaughlin, who led all junior college scorers with 28.4 points per game in the regular season (27.5 ppg overall) as a sophomore at Tacoma Community College, has signed a financial aid agreement and will attend the University of Washington, Coach Lorenzo Romar announced.
April 12, 2012
After losing both Terrence Ross and Tony Wroten to the NBA draft, Washington needed an impact guard capable of stepping in a playing big minutes next season. They got their man Tuesday evening when former Inglemoor High School wing Mark McLaughlin committed to the Huskies. UW beat out schools like Gonzaga, Oregon State, West Virginia, and others.
April 5, 2012