UCLA’s Jaime Jaquez Jr., Cronin highlight AP All-Pac-12 teamMarch 7, 2023 GMT
Jaime Jaquez Jr.'s decision to return for his senior season worked out quite well for No. 2 UCLA.
Jaquez was named The Associated Press player of the year in the Pac-12 on Tuesday and Bruins coach Mick Cronin is the conference coach of the year.
Washington State beats Washington 93-84 for 6th straight winMarch 3, 2023 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — TJ Bamba scored a career-high 36 points, Andrej Jakimovski added a double-double and Washington State won its sixth straight Pac-12 Conference game for the first time in 30 years with a 93-84 victory over Washington on Thursday night.
Brooks posts double-double, leads Washington over Cal 65-56February 24, 2023 GMT
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Keion Brooks Jr. scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Washington cruised to a 65-56 victory over California on Thursday night for its third straight win.
Keyon Menifield had 16 points and five assists for Washington (16-13, 8-10 Pac-12), which swept the season series.
With five in double figures, Washington defeats Oregon StateFebruary 19, 2023 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Jamal Bey scored 15 points, Braxton Meah had a double-double, and Washington defeated Oregon State 61-47 on Saturday night.
After the Huskies went up by 15 on a steal and 3-pointer by Koren Johnson at 12:02 of the second half, Oregon State battled back to get within 46-40 on a jumper by Tyler Bilodeau with 6:03 to go.
White, Johnson propel USC to 80-74 victory over WashingtonFebruary 5, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tre White totaled 22 points, Kobe Johnson scored 21 and Southern California turned back Washington 80-74 on Saturday night.
USC's fourth straight win was the 200th victory for coach Andy Enfield, who is in his 10th season with the Trojans.
Washington fends off Arizona St. in 69-66 OT winJanuary 27, 2023 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Keion Brooks scored 22 points and Noah Williams scored 18 points and Washington led most of the way following a sluggish start to beat Arizona State 69-66 in overtime Thursday night.
Washington holds off Colorado 75-72 behind Brooks’ 25 pointsJanuary 20, 2023 GMT
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Keion Brooks Jr. scored 25 points, Braxton Meah had a double-double and Washington beat Colorado 75-72 on Thursday night, sweeping the season series against the Buffaloes.
Meah scored 10 points and finished with a career-high 12 rebounds.
Brooks, Williams rally Washington to 81-78 OT win over CalJanuary 15, 2023 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Keion Brooks Jr. finished with 26 points, Noah Williams scored a season-high 22 and Washington rallied to beat California 81-78 in overtime on Saturday.
The Huskies (11-8, 3-5 Pac-12 Conference) forced overtime with a late 6-0 run.
No. 5 Arizona outlasts Washington to extend home streakJanuary 6, 2023 GMT
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has been an offensive juggernaut in two seasons under coach Tommy Lloyd while reeling off one of the nation's longest home winning streaks.
On a night when the offensive went into a funk, the Wildcats had to rely on their defense to keep it going.
No. 23 Auburn pulls away in 2nd half, tops Washington 84-61December 22, 2022 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — In between analyzing what went wrong the last time it was on the floor and preparing for its final game before the start of Southeastern Conference play, No. 23 Auburn took advantage of the snowstorm that blanketed the Seattle area.
Washington has 5 in double figures, beats Idaho State 90-55December 18, 2022 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Keyon Menifield scored 13 points to lead five in double figures and Washington beat Idaho State 90-55 on Saturday night.
Braxton Meah added 12 points for Washington (9-3), which shot 55% (34 of 62) from the floor.
Washington again uses 2nd half to rally past Cal PolyDecember 14, 2022 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Keion Brooks scored a career-high 30 points and Washington needed a second-half run to beat Cal Poly 74-68 on Tuesday night.
Washington (8-3) continued its season-long trend of being a strong second-half performer and a slow starter in the first half.
Washington outlasts Weber State 69-52 in season openerNovember 8, 2022 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Keion Brooks Jr. scored 20 points, PJ Fuller added 10 points, and Washington overcame a sluggish, mistake-filled start to pull away for a 69-52 win over Weber State on Monday night in the season opener for both teams.
Kentucky guard Washington leaving school for NBA draftApril 6, 2022 GMT
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky guard TyTy Washington Jr. will enter the NBA draft and forego his remaining collegiate eligibility, ending his lone season as the Wildcats’ second-leading scorer.
The 6-foot-3 freshman is the second Wildcats player to enter the draft pool in what has become a spring ritual for the program.
Kentucky’s Brooks to enter NBA draft but keep eligibilityApril 4, 2022 GMT
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky forward Keion Brooks Jr. will enter the NBA draft but does not plan on hiring an agent, leaving open the possibility of returning to school.
Brooks averaged career bests in several categories as a junior, including 10.8 points per contest on 49% shooting.
No. 7 Kentucky uses hot shooting to top Mississippi 83-72March 2, 2022 GMT
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Back at full strength offensively, No. 7 Kentucky showed how strong it could be.
Oscar Tshiebwe had 18 points and 15 rebounds, Sahvir Wheeler added 16 points and the Wildcats shot 60% before holding off Mississippi 83-72 in its home finale Tuesday night.
Hopkins helps No. 6 Kentucky rally, then survive LSU 71-66February 24, 2022 GMT
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Having seen his fellow Kentucky reserves shine when given the opportunity prepared Bryce Hopkins for his chance to make a difference.
Hopkins came off the bench to score a career-high 13 points, including 11 to fuel Kentucky's 15-2 second-half surge, and Oscar Tshiebwe and Keion Brooks Jr.
Tshiebwe, No. 5 Kentucky top South Carolina 86-76 for 20th WFebruary 9, 2022 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has his eyes on March. And that's why he didn't mind his team losing a big lead before its latest win.
Oscar Tshiebwe posted his sixth straight double-double with 18 points and 14 rebounds and TyTy Washington scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half as the fifth-ranked Wildcats beat South Carolina 86-76 Tuesday night.
Washington, Tshiebwe push No. 5 Kentucky over Alabama 66-55February 6, 2022 GMT
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — TyTy Washington scored 15 points, Oscar Tshiebwe had 15 rebounds and No. 5 Kentucky won its fourth straight with a 66-55 victory over Alabama on Saturday night.
Ivey scores 21 as No. 4 Purdue beats Minnesota on roadFebruary 3, 2022 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jaden Ivey scored 21 points and Zach Edey added 14 points and 12 rebounds, leading No. 4 Purdue to an 88-73 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night.
Brooks scores 27, No. 12 Kentucky beats No. 5 KansasJanuary 30, 2022 GMT
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Keion Brooks scored 27 points and Oscar Tshiebwe had a double-double as No. 12 Kentucky manhandled No. 5 Kansas 80-62 on Saturday night.
The Wildcats grabbed a big halftime lead in Allen Fieldhouse and cruised to improve to 24-10 all-time in the series.
Kentucky’s Tshiebwe wants ‘my name to be remembered forever’January 12, 2022 GMT
Kentucky’s offense now runs through big man Oscar Tshiebwe.
Already leading the nation in rebounding, Tshiebwe (SHEE-bway) set career highs in scoring in consecutive games for the 18th-ranked Wildcats (13-3, 3-1 Southeastern Conference).
Brooks’ 17 points help No. 18 Kentucky rout Missouri 83-56December 30, 2021 GMT
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Keion Brooks Jr. quickly established the spark Kentucky wanted against Missouri before supplying another jump start later to seal another convincing victory.
No. 10 Kentucky cruises in 86-52 victory over North FloridaNovember 27, 2021 GMT
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — No. 10 Kentucky wasn’t at its best Friday night, but did the little things to wear down North Florida for an 86-52 victory — its fifth straight.
Kentucky made just six shots from long range, doing most of its scoring in transition with 28 points.
Washington scores 20, No. 10 Kentucky tops Albany 86-61November 23, 2021 GMT
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — TyTy Washington Jr. is making the most of his increased playing time.
Washington scored 20 points for the second straight game, Keion Brooks Jr. added 17 points and No. 10 Kentucky beat Albany 86-61 on Monday night for its fourth consecutive victory.
No. 13 Kentucky shakes off early rust to beat Ohio 77-59November 20, 2021 GMT
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Keion Brooks wasn’t surprised that Ohio challenged No. 13 Kentucky on Friday night. It took his 22-point game to spark the Wildcats to a 77-59 victory.
No. 10 Kentucky routs Robert Morris 100-60 in home openerNovember 13, 2021 GMT
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Oscar Tshiebwe's zeal for rebounding is obvious, to say nothing of his energy.
No. 10 Kentucky fed off both qualities for a resounding 100-60 victory over Robert Morris on Friday night.
No. 10 Kentucky looks to veterans, transfers for title runOctober 21, 2021 GMT
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — John Calipari’s enthusiasm and optimism about his Kentucky squad comes from having his most experienced Wildcats roster in a while.
Yes, Calipari once again landed a couple of heralded freshman recruits.
No. 6 Kentucky rallies from 18 down, stuns Florida 71-70March 8, 2020 GMT
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari went around the locker room at halftime and picked on just about everyone. His harshest criticism was directed toward star forward Nick Richards.