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Dot...Dot...Dawg (6/26)

Is football season here yet?


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  •'s Kevin Gemmell says Boise State vs. Washington is the Pac-12's No. 1 game in week one. The rematch of the Las Vegas Bowl is of utmost importance for the Huskies. A win not only means a sign of progress, it also has the potential to give the team a strong sense of momentum heading into the rest of the season.
  •'s Ted Miller takes a look at three-year records in the Pac-12 North division. Miller notes that Washington joins Stanford and Oregon as the three teams with records above .500. Have the Huskies cemented themselves as the third best squad in the division, no questions asked?
  • Three Huskies earned Athlon Preseason All-America team honors. Tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins was named to the first team, linebacker Shaq Thompson was named to the third team, while running back Bishop Sankey made the fourth team.
  • The Pac-12 renewed its bowl agreements the Holiday, Sun and Kraft Fight Hunger bowls on Monday.
  • Jack Follman from Pacific Takes runs down the top 10 recruits to sign with Washington during the internet age. The top three recruits are current members of the team.
  • A study conducted by Emory Sports Marketing Analytics revealed UW and USC to be the best college basketball programs at converting talent into NBA prospects. The ten-year spans from 2002-2011, and calls UW "a clear leader" at producing NBA talent. According to the study, UW has had 22 percent of its players drafted in the NBA. No doubt, this study will be used as a recruiting tool by the coaches.
  • Former Husky, Chris Williams, the No. 1 ranked amateur golfer in the world, was added to Nike's golf roster last week.
  • Erik Erickson from the HuskyHaul interviews Husky first baseman Trevor Mitsui. The q and a covers Mitsui and the team's performances this season, along with an outlook for next season.
  • recaps the volleyball team's latest matches abroad in Italy.

Question of the Day

Has UW basketball underperformed during Lorenzo Romar's tenure as head coach? Though the program has clearly produced NBA-caliber talent, the team has failed to make it past the Sweet 16. If the program has underperformed, what does Romar need to do for the Huskies to take the "next step"?