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For Hoops, The Season Starts Now

Terrence Ross (Kim Grinolds/

For the Washington Huskies Basketball program, the season starts now. There are no more patsies and no more empty wins, no more meaningless possessions or silly alley-oops. Non-conference frivolities are over; it's game time. This is where the fun begins. This is where we'll find out just how quickly these Hoop Dawgs come together as a unit.

"We're about to be thrown into the fire here," said UW Head Coach Lorenzo Romar during his weekly press conference Tuesday. "We're going on the road again, and we told this to our team before the St. Louis game, the games coming up would be a lot like league play, in terms of going on the road and the quality of opponents that we're going to be playing." The Huskies are in as good a position as... Recommended Stories