The Huskies concluded their nonconference play with consecutive wins over mid-major squads, this one coming against Hartford, a team from the American East. With Pac-12 play beginning in four days, the Huskies are hoping they are mentally prepared for the challenges to come.
The Huskies enter the game with a shot at nine victories for the first time in 13 years — the 2001 Rose Bowl Champions (2000 season), led by Marques Tuiasosopo, who will coach the Dawgs in their fourth straight bowl appearance.
Connecticut (10-1) head coach Kevin Ollie’s elite backcourt tandem of Napier and Ryan Boatright proved too quick for its Washington counterparts. Boatright added 16 points as the duo combined for 36 points to lead UConn to its 10th win.
The University of Washington confirmed to The Associated Press on Wednesday night that it is looking into recruiting allegations against an assistant football coach following a report in the Los Angeles Times.
In four years, Smith has progressed from the “athlete” he came in as, to one of the more polished receivers Washington has produced in the last decade.
C.J. Wilcox scored 15 points to lead four players in double figures and Washington overcame an overall sloppy performance to escape with a 73-62 win at Tulane on Tuesday night.
With senior quarterback Keith Price graduating after the bowl game, new head coach Chris Petersen inherits Miles, Jeff Lindquist and true freshman Troy Williams as his quarterbacks. Only Miles has started a game in the NCAA, a 69-27 win over Oregon State.
Returning to the practice field for the Washington Huskies, felt better than usual, Friday. The focus for the football team transitions to finishing the season strong, reaching a pedestal that hasn’t been attained in over a decade and sending the senior class off on a positive note.
Chris Petersen inherits a young team that graduates 14 seniors, including just eight who were on the two-deep depth chart.
Washington has been picked as the opponent for BYU in the Fight Hunger Bowl.