Video: Chris Petersen on the Cactus Bowl, recruiting, and injuries

Head coach Chris Petersen meets with the media a final time before the team splits up for its winter break. The head coach talked about the final preparations for the Cactus Bowl, the team's health, and his recruiting plans.

Huskies come back to beat UC Riverside

Sophomore guard Kelsey Plum knocked down a 3-pointer with 10 seconds remaining to cap off a 17-point comeback as the Washington women's basketball team earned its 10th victory in a row with a thrilling 74-71 win over UC Riverside on Saturday night.

Huskies fend off Sooner comeback to remain undefeated

It was a tale of two halves for the Washington men’s basketball team on Saturday night, with a latter period the Huskies would likely rather forget.

Video: Lake, Kwiatkowski after practice Dec. 20

Defensive coordinator Pete Kwiatkowski and defensive backs coach Jimmy Lake met with the media Saturday to talk about final preparations for the Cactus Bowl, their Oklahoma State scouting reports, and the progression of wide receiver turned cornerback John Ross.

Huskies face biggest test of nonconference season in Las Vegas

Stoically, with his hands folded in his lap underneath the white table in the Hec Edmundson Pavilion media room, Washington men’s basketball head coach Lorenzo Romar nodded slowly.

Video: Coleman, Pease, Bhonapha, Perkins after practice Dec. 19

With only two more days left of practice before they split up for winter break, Washington football players and coaches met with the media to talk about the upcoming break and the week of practice that was. Players will return home on Sunday afternoon after practice for one week and then the Huskies will go immediately to Arizona where preparations for the Cactus Bowl will continue. The Huskies take on Oklahoma State on Jan. 2 in Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz.

Huskies finish strong to earn convincing road victory

The Washington women’s basketball team put together one of its best defensive performances of the season Thursday night, holding San Diego State to just 32 percent shooting in a 69-48 victory over the Aztecs in San Diego, Calif.

Video: Nigel Williams-Goss previews Oklahoma

Three more games separate the Washington men's basketball team from the start of conference play and the Huskies are still undefeated. Their biggest test to keeping their perfect nonconference record comes this weekend, when the No. 16 Huskies face No. 15 Oklahoma in Las Vegas at the MGM Showcase at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Basketball notebook: Kemp’s dunks lead to career high

If anyone on the Washington men’s basketball team knows the art of the dunk, it’s Shawn Kemp Jr. He learned it from one of the best: his dad.

Huskies blow out Grambling State to continue hot start

With a 3-pointer at the 17:20 mark of the first half by sophomore guard Carlton Lowe, Grambling State took its first lead against the Washington men’s basketball team on Wednesday night.