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Vita Vea in the Super Bowl:
“He’s a special talent. I have to know where he is every single play in order to not let him disrupt the entire game.”
According To Patrick Mahomes, Vita Vea Is A Player Who Is Super Disruptive @chris_fetters @kimgrinolds @scotteklund @jackmccauley_ @lukemounger @aaronwbeach https://t.co/RdMTnBpNm6 via @247sports— Dawgman.com (@Dawgman247) February 5, 2021
“They told me I might have a small chance of making it, so I took those chances of what they said, and I really took it to heart. That’s what I stuck with.”
Tampa Bay Buccaneers star Vita Vea didn’t let a bad break halt his season https://t.co/kAuUhaQd3r #Featured #NFL— Sportsnaut (@Sportsnaut) February 5, 2021
DL Levi Onwuzurike to Tennessee at #22 overall in this mock draft:
CBS Sports updates 2021 first round NFL Mock Draft https://t.co/sHGKLX2ARl via @247sports— Kim Grinolds (@KimGrinolds) February 5, 2021
Men’s Soccer wins season opener
The second half turned into the Nick Scardina show, with the sophomore midfielder scoring three goals in the span of 12 minutes.
The season-opener couldn't have gone much better for @UW_MSoccer, out-shooting Northwest University 31-0 on its way to a 6-0 victory | via @edwardsanthonyb https://t.co/LnEvjKZoFD— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) February 5, 2021
Another set piece, another goal.#GoHuskies pic.twitter.com/KRdcFmjpqh— Washington Men's Soccer (@UW_MSoccer) February 5, 2021
Volleyball improves to 4-1
Washington recorded 16 aces, with five apiece coming from junior setter Ella May Powell and freshman outside hitter Madi Endsley.
Strong serving and blocking performance lifts @UWVolleyball over Oregon State | via @sydneym_nash https://t.co/lanSczEjcv— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) February 5, 2021
Final score tonight! Dubs Up!#PointHuskies pic.twitter.com/gB3wMWtoZc— Washington Volleyball (@UWVolleyball) February 5, 2021
Men’s Hoops falls 91-71 at Oregon State
The Huskies’ allowed 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting to senior center Roman Silva, who entered the contest averaging less than four points per outing.
Notebook: @UW_MBB once again got into foul trouble in its 91-71 loss to Oregon State Sunday night, as the Huskies undisciplined defense cost them against the Beavers | via @_jamesprice_ https://t.co/lK1pOoPY7x— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) February 5, 2021
“We definitely didn’t have any resistance today,” said, Marcus Tsohonis who led the team in scoring with 22 points.
Recap: Three-point defense and first half turnovers cost @UW_MBB in its 91-71 loss to OSU | via @ANYamashita https://t.co/eArjqnQMyT— The Daily Sports (@UWDailySports) February 5, 2021
“The one thing the (matchup zone defense) is supposed to do is not allow 3-point shooting to level that it is,” Mike Hopkins said. “Just not good enough. They made 11 threes and we fouled three 3-point shooters.”
It took 43 seconds for Washington’s game plan to fall apart — just long enough for the Huskies to turn the ball over on their opening possession, which led to Jarod Lucas’ first 3-pointer at the other end.— Lauren Kirschman (@laurenkirschman) February 5, 2021
My recap of UW's 91-71 loss to Oregon State.https://t.co/BOzp6bbm5k pic.twitter.com/AyJ5hy6qaM
Washington failed to make a single three point field goal in the second half.
FINAL STATS: @UW_MBB loses to Oregon State 91-71 in Corvallis. @MmayesTsohonis off the bench to lead UW with 22. Huskies travel to Oregon to play Ducks on Saturday. @Dawgman247 pic.twitter.com/5jsQTwIsPJ— Chris Fetters (@Chris_Fetters) February 5, 2021