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.
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.
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.
UW Tabs Syracuse Assistant Mike Hopkins as New CoachMike Hopkins seemed destined to become a head coach. The surprise is that it's not happening at Syracuse. He was hired Sunday at Washington, which moved swiftly after firing Lorenzo Romar four days earlier.
With Records Out Of the Way, Focus On NCAAs For Pac-12 TeamsThe conference tournament gets underway with four opening round games: California vs. USC; Arizona State vs. Utah; Washington State vs. Colorado; and Oregon vs. Arizona. No. 6 Oregon State, No. 10 Stanford, No. 11 Washington and No. 15 UCLA received byes to Friday's quarterfinals.
UW Football 2017 Schedule ReleasedThe Pac-12 2017 football schedule was released Wednesday morning.
Baldwin Exits E Washington, Now Offensive Coordinator at CalBaldwin announced his decision on Monday, leaving the school where he won five Big Sky Conference titles, reached the FCS semifinals four times and won a national championship in 2010. Baldwin was 85-32 in nine seasons in charge of the Eagles' program.
Washington's Browning Becomes a Little More ConfidentThanks to Browning's evolution, Washington exceeded the preseason expectations of being a program on the rise and reached the College Football Playoff, where it will face top-ranked Alabama in the Peach Bowl on New Year's Eve.
Huskies Win Pac-12 Title, All But Clinch CFP SpotIn front of crowd of 47,000-plus in Santa Clara, Calif., the Washington Huskies clinched the Pac-12 Championship in a 41-10 thrashing of the Colorado Buffalos.
Washington Hopes To Ride Pac-12 Title To Playoff BerthWashington has its final chance to state its case Friday night in the Pac-12 championship game against No. 9 Colorado.
Huskies Move Up To Fourth In Latest CFP Rankings
Browning Named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the YearBrowning, a sophomore, threw for 3,162 yards and a school-record 40 touchdowns with seven interceptions for the fourth-ranked Huskies.