Huskies Face UCLA On Saturday at 2 p.m.
UW (1-10, 0-6 P12) at UCLA (10-2, 6-0 P12)
UW wraps up its Los Angeles road trip on Saturday as it takes on UCLA at 2 p.m. The game will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Networks with Ted Robinson and Casey Jacobsen on the call. Additionally, fans can tune into KJR 950AM to hear Tony Castricone and Jason Hamilton on the official Husky Radio Broadcast. UCLA owns the series record at 101-43. Washington last won at UCLA on Jan. 28, 2016 (86-84).
The Coach (64-49 at UW/4th Year)
Head Coach Mike Hopkins is in his fourth year at Washington, and fourth as a head coach after becoming the 19th head coach in UW history. During his 22 years as an assistant at Syracuse, Hopkins was a part of teams that reached the NCAA Tournament 16 times including the 2003 National Championship, four Final Fours, five Elite Eights and 10 Sweet 16s along with four NIT berths. Syracuse never dipped below a 55.0 percent record while Hopkins was on staff. Hopkins is a two-time Pac-12 Coach of the Year, winning the honor in each of his first two seasons with the Huskies as he led UW to back-to-back 20 win seasons with postseason appearances each year. (2018 NIT, 2019 NCAA Second Round).
• Junior transfer Erik Stevenson has upped his scoring output over the last two games, averaging 21.5 points per game, shooting 52.0 percent from the field and 58.8 percent from 3. Prior to the California game, Stevenson had only made four from long distance, he has since made 10 over the last two games
• Stevenson, who was the second-leading scorer at Wichita State a year ago, had a career-night against Cal, scoring 27 points, a high for any UW player this season and knocked down 6 from long distance ... he is the first player since Dominic Green on Nov. 27, 2018 (7-10) to hit that many from 3
• Over the Bay Area swing, junior Jamal Bey led the team averaging 16.5 points per game on 55.0 percent shooting from the field
• Bey has averaged 14.7 points over the last three games combined, shooting 55.6 percent and 46.2 percent from 3-point range
• Redshirt sophomore Nate Roberts is currently fifth in the Pac-12 in rebounding pulling down 7.36 per game
• Washington's offense picked up over the three road game swing, averaging 73.7 points with four players averaging double figures (Bey, 14.7; Stevenson, 14.3; Tsohonis, 13.0; Green, 12.0) ... the Huskies are also shooting 41.0 percent from the field, 36.6 percent from the 3-point line and 80.3 from the charity stripe.
• UW has three players now that have recorded 20-point efforts in Green, Stevenson and Tsohonis.
• In his first start of the season, sophomore Marcus Tsohonis recorded a career-high 24 points against Stanford ... it was Tsohonis' ninth double-digit scoring game of his career and his second-straight after scoring 14 against Colorado
• Washington had three players reach 15 points for the second-straight game against California in Stevenson (27), Bey (18) and Green (16)
• UW recorded a season-high 12 steals at Stanford, the first double-digit steal night for the Huskies this season
• UW is currently fifth in the Pac-12 in blocks averaging 4.2 per game and fifth in steals (7.20spg).
• Quade Green has recorded three 20-point scoring efforts this season with his most recent coming against Arizona as he posted 23 points ... the last player with three 20-point games in the first 10 outings of the season was Noah Dickerson in 2018-19
• With his three assists against USC, Quade Green now has 115 career assists at UW in just 26 games ... averaging 4.4 a game while being a Husky
• Washington had a season-low nine turnovers against Colorado, marking their fewest in a game since eight against Oregon State on Jan. 16, 2020 at home.
• Wright currently has 119 career blocks which is sixth all-time at UW, passing Aziz N'Diyae (113) ... he is now 18 behind fifth place (137, Malik Dime) and 67 behind the UW record of 186 (Matisse Thybulle and Christian Welp)