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Dots: Senior Week

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The Huskies take the court tomorrow night for the final two home games for one of the greatest senior classes in UW MBB history

NCAA Basketball: Washington at Colorado Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

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Basketball Dots

  • Percy Allen notes that the Huskies obviously dropped out of the AP Poll following their loss to Cal and narrow win at Stanford and Jerry Palm plunged the Huskies to a 10-seed.
  • Joe Lunardi was much less harsh and has Washington as an 8-seed in Salt Lake City and he is desperate to project a UW-Syracuse first round matchup for about the 8th time this season.
  • Bracket Matrix, which is a compilation of 110 mock brackets across the internet, has the Huskies as the last #8 seed as of Tuesday morning.
  • Jon Rothstein for SI thinks that the Pac-12 should consider adding Gonzaga because apparently he is unaware that football exists everywhere but in Spokane...

Football Dots

  • Stewart Mandel at The Athletic ($) lists Chris Petersen as the 3rd best coach in college football.
  • Most Seattle area fans would be ok with this result as Matt Miller projects Taylor Rapp as the #21 pick to the Seahawks and Byron Murphy to the Raiders at #24 in his post-combine mock draft.
  • The Husky DB’s finished up the combine yesterday and Taylor Rapp in particular put up some great agility numbers and led all safeties in the 20-yard shuttle
  • Byron Murphy made NFL.com’s all-combine defensive team at corner because despite some pedestrian testing numbers he was by far the best player in all of the drills (BBK was honorable mention at linebacker).
  • Meanwhile Kaleb McGary was the starting right tackle for their all-combine offensive team.
  • Washington had one of the best athletic performances of any school: