Happy Thursday, Dawg Fans! First up today, some recruiting Dots:
- SB Nation’s Bud Elliot says Washington signed one of his four favorite 2018 recruiting classes.
- Pacific Takes examines the Pac-12 after signing day with the good, the bad, and the unknown.
- Chris Petersen on the Pac-12 Network talking recruiting. In just this one short video, his philosophy comes through loud and clear:
"It's going to be the hardest thing they've ever done, but if they do it correctly it's going to be the best thing they've ever done."@UW_Football's @CoachPeteUW gets honest with @Mike_Yam, @YogiRoth, and @BigAntHerron today at 3 PT/4 MT for the #Pac12NSD Special on us. pic.twitter.com/JyYexYX0CX— Pac-12 Network (@Pac12Network) February 7, 2018
- Mild disappointment in not nabbing Jeremiah Martin on Wednesday, but an otherwise excellent class writes Adam Jude.
- Talking all things recruiting on the Husky Headlines Podcast is Yogi Roth from the Pac-12 Network:
- And just because, enjoy highlights of LB Ale Kaho, one of the best players in this class. Can’t wait to see him in the purple and gold:
- Not recruiting related, but Happy Birthday Jordan Miller!
With all the excitement surrounding recruiting and the incoming transfer of Jacob Eason, it’s easy to forget that Husky basketball is coming off a sweep of the Arizona schools, and takes on Oregon tonight in Eugene. Now, some basketball Dots:
- The Dawgs for 5 straight tonight* on FS1:
- SB Nation looks at how Washington went from a 9 win squad to a possible NCAA tournament team in just one season with Mike Hopkins.
- Noah Dickerson is relatively small for a center, but his tenacity and technique allow him to beat much bigger opponents. The big man is averaging double-double in the last 4 games.
That’s all the links for today. Be sure to keep checking the UW Dawg Pound for coverage of the hoops game tonight!
- Isaiah Thomas was traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Los Angeles Lakers at the NBA trade deadline. The Lakers have a game next Thursday on what is supposed to be his jersey retirement celebration. No word yet on whether UW is planning to reschedule or if they will have the ceremony without him present. Stay tuned.