A few links and notes for you as Christmas nears ...
--- The UW football team flew to Dallas yesterday, and will practice there Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ahead of Saturday’s Heart of Dallas Bowl game against Southern Mississippi. Our story in today’s newspaper examines what went wrong in last year’s bowl game, and the Huskies’ desire to put forth a better effort this season.
--- The Huskies men’s basketball team hosts Seattle University at 8 p.m. Here is a preview box for that game.
--- Back to football: a look at UW’s key freshmen from the Hattiesburg American.
--- ESPN writes that Pac-12 coaches were popular during the coaching carousel season.
Freshman guard David Crisp had fun at yesterday’s basketball practice.
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