Scout Premium Content

Romar not a victim of his own success

Lorenzo Romar (Kim Grinolds/Dawgman.com)

SEATTLE - "There is no reason why Washington can not be at the top of the Pac-10. It is not going to happen in a day or two, there is a lot of sweat to put forth. I want this program to be as successful as it can be." Those words were spoken by Lorenzo Romar on April 4th, 2002 during his first press conference as UW's Men's Head Basketball Coach, but they ring as true today as they did back then.

During that initial press conference, Romar was insistent; don't tell him UW can't get to the Final Four. He saw it with Richard Hamilton's buzzer beater in '98; the Huskies were one step away from something they had only accomplished once in the history of the program. He could also hear the murmurs of those watching him get the hoop dawgs off the mat. "That sounds good, but Washington doesn...

Dawgman.com Recommended Stories


  • SAN FRANCISCO -- Some quick hit comments from Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott on the state of the Pac-12 and some new initiatives that are coming this men's basketball season, including an update on…

  • In his first game of the season, Husky linebacker commit, Sacred Heart Prep (Atherton, Ca.) LB Ben Burr-Kirven was a huge factor in his team's win. Here's a look at his big night as well as what each…

  • The Washington Huskies (5-2, 1-2) returns to Seattle for a Homecoming game versus Arizona State (5-1, 3-1) in the Huskies' lone October home game of the season. Kickoff is set for 7:45 pm and the game…

  • Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Jeb Gorham digs in his list of rankings to find the best sleepers for deeper formats. Consider giving these players a chance, but be aware of the risk! Tampa Bay…

  • Check out this classic video of Dan Larson battling an acrobatic sailfish on a trip to the world-famous Tropic Star Lodge in Panama.