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Tuesday Dots: Freshman of the Week

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UW’s Isaiah Stewart picks up some honors while the football coaching staff continues life on the recruiting trail

NCAA Basketball: Maine at Washington Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

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Football Dots

  • Jon Wilner provides his predictions for the Pac-12 all-conference teams and awards which come out later this morning. 3 Huskies make his 1st team and 4 make his 2nd team.
  • Washington is doing all they can to land 4-star DL Xavier Carlton who will be in Seattle this weekend for an official visit just before the start of the early signing period.
  • Washington DB commit Elijah Jackson has laid low for the last several months but he speaks to Dawgman about the impact the coaching change has had on his recruitment.
  • UW QB commit Ethan Garbers moved up from 233 to 179 in the latest refresh of the 247 rankings while former and hopefully future UW commit Jacobe Covington jumped from 201 to 186.
  • An interesting thought experiment in which Washington might’ve gotten to lose to Alabama twice instead of once:

Basketball Dots

  • Percy Allen analyzes the UW-Gonzaga game and comes to the conclusion that the Huskies need to mix things up if they’re ever going to beat the Zags.
  • Isaiah Stewart had an extremely strong week even if the Dawgs weren’t able to quite pull out the win against Gonzaga.
  • Following their second loss of the season the Huskies dropped out of the AP Poll and essentially fell to 27th in the Others Receiving Votes. With another week until their next game it will likely be several more weeks before they realistically can rejoin the top-25.
  • Joe Lunardi dropped Washington to a #8 seed playing West Virginia with a chance to play Ohio State in Cleveland.
  • Say what you will about Bill Walton but this exchange about Joe Lunardi was hilarious: