McDaniels Named to Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Watch List

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – University of Washington freshman Jaden McDaniels has been selected as one of 20 student-athletes to be named to the 2020 Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year watch list, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced on Wednesday. McDaniels is one of five Pac-12 athletes on the initial watch list and one of six freshmen selected.

UW's Timmins part of rising Kiwi contingent in basketball

Washington's Sam Timmins, a senior who has improved his field goal percentage each of his first three years, isn’t afraid to get the dirty work done. Part of his willingness to get rough and rugged is due to his rugby background. Heavily involved in the sport until the age of 12, Timmins grew up idolizing the New Zealand All Blacks national rugby team. His father, Brendon, was a professional rugby player as well.

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