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Scholarship update: 42 players on offense, 41 on defense, and 5 specialists. That all adds up to 88 total players.
Where do the scholarship numbers stand for 2021? (UPDATED: 1/14) https://t.co/KRpLBihPzs via @247sports— Kim Grinolds (@KimGrinolds) January 14, 2021
“The Pac-12 connection runs deep in Millen’s family- his father, Hugh Millen, was a quarterback at Washington in the 1980’s before playing in the NFL, while his older brother Cale signed with the Ducks in the 2019 class.”
Four-star QB Clay Millen decommits from Arizona https://t.co/LAitmbwkSF via @247sports— Kim Grinolds (@KimGrinolds) January 15, 2021
As of Thursday:
UW Athletics COVID-19 testing update. Four active positive cases. pic.twitter.com/EvJAAwNDwV— Lauren Kirschman (@laurenkirschman) January 14, 2021
Husky Volleyball ranked #8 to begin the season:
Less than 10 days until @UWVolleyball opens its season.— Anthony Edwards (@edwardsanthonyb) January 14, 2021
Schedule will be 22 conference-only games. Will play opponents 2x in a row at same venue. Could possibly be back-to-back days depending on scheduling. UW opens season vs. ASU 21st or 22nd. Then @ Arizona following weekend.
Men’s Hoops crushed 95-68 at USC
Hopkins: “We thought our best chance to get in the game would be to go smaller and try to push it a bit, but (Isaiah Mobley) was posting up and you know, it’s a light heavyweight fighting a heavyweight.”
Notebook: While the USC offense was dominant against @UW_MBB, the free throw difference was a key factor in Washington's loss | via @ANYamashita— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) January 15, 2021
The Trojans started the game 8-for-8 from the field and never looked back.
Recap: @UW_MBB gets worked by the Mobley brothers, gives up a season-high 95 against USC as Washington continues to search for its first Pac-12 win | via @_jamesprice_ https://t.co/hAZingXH5I— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) January 15, 2021
The Huskies haven’t won at USC since Dec. 29, 2017
Here's more from LA, as @UW_MBB continues to search for their first league win, losing to USC 95-68 Thursday night. Included is a wrap, post-game audio, and selected quotes, and box score. @Dawgman247 https://t.co/qoG17DZbfn— Chris Fetters ⭐️ (@Chris_Fetters) January 15, 2021
UW has now given up at least 80 points in five straight games. Three of those opponents scored 90+
Mike Hopkins made defense UW's foundation. But with the 95-68 loss to USC, the Huskies have now allowed at least 80 points in five straight games.— Lauren Kirschman (@laurenkirschman) January 15, 2021
"We’re not getting the same resistance that we have in the past in the paint and that’s been killing us.”https://t.co/cFDFrQPUkd pic.twitter.com/tuXhJ4LJGc
16 offensive rebounds and 37 free throw attempts for the Trojans:
FINAL STATS: @UW_MBB loses to USC 95-68. Erik Stevenson led the Huskies in scoring with 16. UW plays at UCLA Saturday to finish their LA road trip. @Dawgman247 pic.twitter.com/50EIQBRd4g— Chris Fetters ⭐️ (@Chris_Fetters) January 15, 2021