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The Dawgman guys give their reactions to Pac 12 commissioner Larry Scott having his contract terminated in June.
They also chat about what the loss of Pete Kwiatkowski means to the Husky football program and gave some thoughts on his future replacement.
Oregon president Michael Schill, Washington president Ana Mari Cauce, and WSU president Kirk Schulz form the conference’s executive committee, which guides the Pac-12 CEO Group on important decisions.
On Thursday, I spoke with the members of the Pac-12 executive board that will lead the search for Larry Scott's successor.— Mike Vorel (@mikevorel) January 21, 2021
On Scott's departure, what they're looking for in a commissioner & what it will take to return the conference to national prominence https://t.co/NTehzYkRSw
“Coach Pete, Jennifer Cohen, Coach Lake, every coach, player, former and staff member, thank you for your belief and trust in me. I hope I was able to make a positive impact as you did on me! I am going to miss you all.”
Washington will host Arizona State — without fans — at 3 p.m. Friday, The teams will play again at 3 p.m. Saturday.
More than 13 months after their last official match, the No. 8 Huskies return to action on Friday. And with Pac-12 matches right off the bat, “we’re throwing ourselves right into the fire.” https://t.co/jWk85rtXDp— Seattle Times Sports (@SeaTimesSports) January 22, 2021
Washington’s defensive duo of Ethan Bartlow and Freddy Kleemann were selected in the MLS SuperDraft Thursday. Bartlow was taken sixth overall by the Houston Dynamo, while Kleemann was drafted 11th overall by Austin FC. This is the first time in Washington history that two Huskies have been drafted in the first round in the same year.
.@UW_MSoccer ➡️ @MLS— Washington Athletics (@UWAthletics) January 21, 2021
Congrats to Ethan Bartlow and Freddy Kleemann on turning dreams into reality. It's the first time in Washington history that two Huskies have been drafted in the first round in the same year‼️
» https://t.co/VjhuFUAJDF#GoHuskies x #SuperDraft pic.twitter.com/r1wODpRcBw
The heart of the @UW_MSoccer defense is heading to the next level as Ethan Bartlow and Freddy Kleemann were selected in the first round of the MLS SuperDraft Thursday | via @ANYamashitahttps://t.co/luVjja1yCZ— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) January 21, 2021
The Washington women’s basketball team’s game at Oregon State has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 4:00 p.m.
The contest was originally scheduled for Friday, but was postponed due to COVID-19 issues within the Huskies’ program. Washington will play (as scheduled) on Sunday, Jan. 24 at Oregon at 2:00 p.m. That game will be televised on the Pac-12 Network.
Marcus Tsohonis finished the game with 27 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the field. Four of his points came during a 6-0 run that turned a 75-75 tie into an 81-75 UW advantage with 1:04 remaining.
UW's eight-game losing streak came to an end with a win over Colorado on Wednesday. Have the Huskies turned a corner?— Lauren Kirschman (@laurenkirschman) January 22, 2021
"Every team just needs a spark and hopefully that lit a match today for us.”https://t.co/0jn9J1eTua pic.twitter.com/QJREIT31uP
Before the December matchup against the Buffs, the Huskies had only broken the 70-point barrier twice. Since that game, the UW’s done it four times, as junior guards Erik Stevenson and Jamal Bey found their range.
Column: A month ago @UW_MBB lost to Colorado in Las Vegas by 23 points.— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) January 21, 2021
In the 31 days since, Washington has shown improvement and on Wednesday, it finally got the results to prove it | via @ANYamashitahttps://t.co/tOPhkw4Gr4
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