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- UW men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins is a high energy guy, but Percy Allen reports that he has learned to take things slowly during the pandemic.
More from the coach:
Another note from Mike Hopkins' call today: He said UW is tweaking the offense to play more "positionless" basketball with a four-guard lineup.— Lauren Kirschman (@laurenkirschman) September 3, 2020
He highlighted transfer Erik Stevenson as a key to this offense. Stevenson would need to be granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA.
- New rapid Covid testing could be a “game changer” according to Larry Scott.
More on the rapid testing:
Everything you need to know about the Pac-12's "groundbreaking" rapid-results COVID-19 testing partnership and what it could mean for the return of football and basketball this year: https://t.co/zr85OvFE6b— Mike Vorel (@mikevorel) September 4, 2020
Changes for officials include masks, electronic whistles, and reduced transportation:
Spring 2021 football would include 15 practices in 29 days, and an eight-game season that must end by April 17th:
“Let us play”
A group of about 120 high-school athletes marched and spoke in Olympia on Thursday, calling on the governor to allow fall sports. https://t.co/ADpNJFdEp4— Seattle Times Sports (@SeaTimesSports) September 4, 2020
Burien (Wash.) Kennedy Catholic senior Sam Huard wrapping up the rally by addressing what the SWA’s ask is, how to make fall sports safer and playable and concluding the rally. pic.twitter.com/k7EsKSRgfZ— Brandon Huffman (@BrandonHuffman) September 4, 2020