After making it back to the NCAA Tournament and advancing to the round of 32 last season, the sky is the limit for the Huskies this season.
Noah Dickerson had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and ninth-seeded Washington made a successful return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in eight years, beating Utah State 78-61 on Friday.
UW will compete in the Pac-12 Championship semifinals for the first time since the 2010-11 season as it takes on No. 5 seed Colorado on Friday, March 15 at 6 p.m. inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
UW won the Pac-12 Regular Season Championship and clinched the No. 1 seed in the Pac-12 Tournament.
A trio of Washington Huskies earned All-Pac-12 honors on Monday as senior Matisse Thybulle and sophomore Jaylen Nowell were named to the All-Pac-12 First Team and senior Noah Dickerson earned All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention honors. Additionally, Thybulle was selected to the five-man Pac-12 All-Defensive team for the second-straight year. It is the fifth time in Pac-12 history Washington has had three selections to the All-Conference teams.