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- The Huskies were the best team in the conference this season and it led to them dominating the Pac-12’s awards broadcast last night.
- Mike Hopkins won his 2nd consecutive coach of the year award to start off his UW career.
- Matisse Thybulle won his 2nd consecutive defensive player of the year award.
- And Jaylen Nowell won player of the year to become the first Husky to do so since Brandon Roy back in 2006.
Washington takes home Unprecedented Trifecta— SportsPac12 (@SportsPac12) March 12, 2019
This is the first time in Conference history that the same school has won the Coach of the Year award, the Player of the Year award, and Defensive Player of the Year award in the same season.
- Dawgman ($) has their hot take reactions to the Pac-12 Awards selections.
- Matisse Thybulle is one of the feature players in Seth Davis’s article at The Athletic ($) for his all-glue guy team across college basketball.
- The Athletic ($) also brings together their expert roundtable to make predictions about the Pac-12 tournament.
- Ex-Husky Marquese Chriss was involved in a legitimate fight in the NBA last night:
- John Canzano writes that Larry Scott will be staying in a $7,500 per night suite at the ARIA during the Pac-12 tournament which I’m sure everyone is totally ok with.
- Details are still emerging but I’m sure you’ll be shocked to see that Stanford, USC, and UCLA appear to be part of a large-scale college entrance exam cheating plot to make athletes appear eligible.
- The Seattle Times has a list of all the key dates for Husky spring ball which were released yesterday.
- Hopefully John Ross surprised this Lyft ride
“Im sorry im using cvs glasses and not my regular glasses” oh naw lol https://t.co/z1a4DXhQHD— John Ross III (@WatchJRoss) March 12, 2019
- The Seattle Times writes about how the men and women’s rowing teams came together to fight against sexual harassment after two male rowers were dismissed from the team following scandal in 2017.