Sept. 15, 2010
The medical reason will not be disclosed due to HIPAA regulations.
Breshers, from Los Angeles' Price High School, redshirted his first year at Washington in 2008-09 before becoming a regular contributor on the Huskies' Sweet Sixteen and Pac-10 Tournament Championship squad. He started 12 games and played in 34 overall, averaging 3.0 points and 2.6 rebounds. Breshers ranks fifth all-time among UW freshmen with 26 blocks and owned a team-best average of 3.1 blocks per 40 minutes.
"Any time you lose a family member it is tough," said Romar. "Tyreese was a big part of our program, but his long term well-being is much more important than the game of basketball. We are fortunate that he will be around our program and get his degree from the University of Washington."