For Christmas, Lorenzo Romar wants an old gift: forward Desmond Simmons. The Washington men’s basketball team has been without its junior do-it-all handyman so far this season after he underwent arthroscopic surgery in early November. He’s on his way back, but his return, which is scheduled for the last week of December, can’t come soon enough.
Although the Washington football team’s bowl game destination hasn’t been officially announced, the man leading the Huskies has. Quarterbacks coach Marques Tuiasosopo was named the team’s interim head coach Wednesday night and will coach the Huskies in their bowl game later this month.
When the news that former Washington football head coach Steve Sarkisian would be heading to USC became official Monday afternoon, a list of possible candidates for his replacement made the rounds on the Internet almost immediately. As of Tuesday afternoon, Jim Mora can be crossed off that list.
At a team meeting Monday at 2 p.m., Washington football head coach Steve Sarkisian told the team he accepted the head coaching position at USC. Two team captains, quarterback Keith Price and defensive end Hau’oli Kikaha, met with the media following the meeting and confirmed that the head coach will be heading to Los Angeles.