UW Hires Jody Wynn As Women's Basketball CoachWashington has hired Jody Wynn as the women's basketball coach to replace Mike Neighbors, who guided the team to the Final Four in 2016.
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.
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.
Porter Unanimous Choice as AP Washington Player of the YearNathan Hale star Michael Porter Jr., was a unanimous choice as The Associated Press Washington boys' state player of the year. The latest honor was announced for Porter on Monday after voting conducted by sports writers and editor from around the state. Porter was also voted the Class 3A player of the year.
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.
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.
Washington Receiver John Ross Breaks NFL Combine's 40 RecordRoss completed the feat on his first attempt Saturday, breaking Chris Johnson's record of 4.24 seconds in 2008.
Washington Hires Scott Huff as New Offensive Line CoachHuff spent last season as the offensive line coach and co-offensive coordinator for Boise State. He also played 40 games as a center for Boise State from 1999-2002.
Plum Breaks NCAA Scoring Mark as Washington Beats Utah 84-77For the final regular season game of her college career, Washington's star orchestrated the finest performance of her career and one of the best in NCAA history. And with it, Plum scored a career-best 57 points and put an end to her quest of tracking down Jackie Stiles and the number 3,393.
Graham Scores 29 As Arizona State Tops Washington 83-81Torian Graham scored 29 points on 12-of-23 shooting for the Sun Devils (13-14, 6-8 in Pac-12), who won consecutive conference games for the first time all season. Tra Holder added 21 points and Shannon Evans II had 13 for ASU.