Huskies' Markelle Fultz Taken No. 1 By 76ersThe Philadelphia 76ers selected guard Markelle Fultz on Thursday night with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.
Former Husky Thomas Scores 53 for Celtics in NBA Playoff GameThomas scored 20 points in the fourth quarter and nine in overtime to help the Celtics take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinals.
Bengals Draft UW Receiver Ross At No. 9On Thursday night, John Ross became just the fourth University of Washington player in 25 years to be picked in the top-10 of the NFL Draft.
Psalm Wooching On Choosing Rugby Over the NFLOn Wednesday, former UW linebacker Psalm Wooching joined CBS Radio's The Jake Brown Show and discussed why he wouldn't be waiting for the phone to ring this week during the NFL Draft.
UW Star Kelsey Plum Goes No. 1 In WNBA DraftPlum was taken No. 1 by the San Antonio Stars. The Washington guard finished her college career with an NCAA-record 3,527 points.
Chris Petersen Signs Extension Through 2023Washington announced Petersen's extension Tuesday, although the deal was signed late last month. Petersen's deal will pay him $4.125 million in total compensation for the upcoming season and caps out at $5.625 million in the final year. The deal averages out to $4.875 million in total compensation over the next seven years of the contract.
Second Recruit Commits To Missouri, Not WashingtonBlake Harris, a 6-foot-3 point guard from Raleigh, North Carolina, announced Sunday on Twitter that he will play for the Tigers under new coach Cuonzo Martin.
Washington Hires Dave Rice as Assistant Basketball CoachWashington announced Rice's hiring Tuesday. Rice spent last season as an assistant at Nevada after being fired midway through the 2015-16 season at UNLV. Rice led UNLV to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances in 2012 and 2013 but was let go from his alma mater after stumbling the final 2 ½ seasons.
Plum Named AP Player of the YearPlum had a historic season at Washington, where she led the nation with 31.7 point per game, along with 5.1 rebounds and 4.8 blocks. The University of Washington guard finished with double digit points in every game this season, and never scored less than 20 points in any game.
Washington Releases Top Recruit Porter From CommitmentWashington released high school star Michael Porter Jr. from his national letter of intent.
Mike Hopkins Is Realistic Yet Confident About the Future of UW BasketballHopkins, a long time assistant under Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, was slated to take over for the Orange after next season. But those plans changes when news broke on Sunday that Hopkins would be the new Huskies coach. The crux of Hopkins' message to media and fans in attendance was two-fold: there's a lot of work to be done, but he is committed to bringing success back to UW basketball.
Plum Scores 38 as Washington Races Past Oklahoma 108-82Plum and the third-seeded Huskies are going to the Sweet 16 in consecutive years for the first time in school history after dispatching No. 6 seed Oklahoma 108-82 in an entertaining offensive shootout where the Sooners' simply couldn't keep up.