UW Basketball Loses At The Line

by A.J. Coltrane

The UW men’s basketball team lost to Oregon State earlier today, 86-84, damaging their chances to make the NCAA tournament.

During the game, the Huskies went 12-26 from the free throw line (42.6%). That’s bad.

By coincidence, tonight I started researching team stats in earnest, to prepare for the upcoming wagering. I figured […]

Tony Wroten

by A.J. Coltrane

“Tony Wroten” refers to Husky freshman guard Tony Wroten. He was a highly rated recruit, and some people are very high on him so far [ESPN Insider Link]:

A number of NBA scouts and GMs now feel like Washington’s Tony Wroten(Rank: 19) might be the best NBA point guard prospect in college […]

Coast to Coast – The Huskies Edition

By Blaidd Drwg

Yesterday was a good day to play for a team named the Huskies.

Huskies East Edition

You won't see these Huskies in the Big Dance next week, but they are a hell of a lot cuter than either UCONN or UDUB

Winning 5 basketball games in 5 days isn’t easy under […]

It’s No Longer An Elephant

by A.J. Coltrane

UW Washington guard Venoy Overton has been suspended for the duration of the Pac-10 tournament as a result of criminal charges:

The gross-misdemeanor charge against Overton stems from a Jan. 8 incident in which Seattle police say he met with two 16-year-old girls and took them to his sister’s apartment in South […]

The Huskies Achillies

by A.J. Coltrane

The WSU Men’s Basketball team defeated UW last night, 80-69.  WSU led by as much as 21 before the Huskies pulled to within 6 points with 4:04 to go. Had the Cougars played with better fundamentals late in the second half the score would have never would have gotten that close.

I think the Cougars may have “exposed” the […]

Conventional Wisdom - Sweet 16

by Coltrane

Source:  ESPN Tournament Challenge.  Listed below are the odds that “America” gave each team to make the Sweet 16.

Seed, Team, Odds Rank 1 Kansas – 90.3% 1 1 Kentucky – 83.9% 2 1 Syracuse – 82.7% 3 2 West Virginia – 76.1% 4 1 Duke – 73.6% 5 2 Kansas State – […]