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Friday Dots: Huskies show no punch in loss to USC

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UW offense can’t do much in fourth straight loss

NCAA Basketball: Southern California at Washington Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Friday, Dawg fans.

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  • Christian Caple from The Athletic ($) opens his mailbag to discuss topics like Adidas’ effect on recruiting, and... Chris Petersen as Pac-12 Commish??

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That other Husky DB on the Cardinals:

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Podcast of Champions tackles questions like: Is basketball as responsible as football for the Pac-12’s shitty image (paraphrasing).

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Men’s Hoops loses fourth straight, 69-54 at home to USC

Despite improved defensive performance, it was a tough night for Washington offensively, as the Huskies put forth their second lowest scoring output of the season.

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The Trojans went on an 18-4 run powered in part by star brothers Evan and Isaiah Mobley.

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After a flurry to end the first half, USC continued the momentum, scoring five of the first seven points of the second half to stretch its lead to 14. The Huskies never got closer than nine points for the rest of the game.

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22-percent on three pointers, and a whopping seven free throw attempts for UW.

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Women’s tennis remains undefeated

The team’s lineup card looked a little different in the rematch with Seattle U, but the results didn’t. The Huskies went on to complete their fourth straight 7-0 sweep to begin the season.

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Other UW sports happenings this weekend

This weekend will be a big test for the Husky Volleyball, as they head to LA to take on the Bruins (4-2) on Friday and Sunday. The first game will be Friday at 6 p.m.

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When Washington Softball takes the field Friday (at 10am against Southern Utah in Las Vegas), it will mark the end of an unusual offseason and the beginning to a strange 2021 campaign.

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Haley Van Dyke has now taken over the spot of leading scorer and rebounder for the Huskies (4-10, 1-10 Pac-12), averaging 11.7 points and 6.2 rebounds per game this season.

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The Washington track and field team will be back in action this Friday and Saturday.

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The Huskies return two all-conference players in senior Kaylene Pang and junior Summer Yates as they look to build on their 12-7-2 record from 2019.

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Retro Dot

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