By suspending three players - including two top scorers- for Thursday's huge game vs. No. 4 Stanford UW coach Kevin McGuff is leaving his team with just 7 players. Yet he's building the Huskies the right way, for the longer term.
Washington will finish off the conference season by hosting No. 4 Stanford and No. 6 California at Alaska Airlines Arena.
Washington looks to improve on its 2-0 Pac-12 record with a tough trip to face the L.A. schools.
After finishing the non-conference season 8-3, the Dawgs welcome Arizona State and Arizona to open Pac-12 play.
The Huskies won't have the same frontcourt depth in 2012-13, but return with a bolstered group of perimeter scorers
FRESHMAN YEAR (2011-12): Saw limited action in two games after returning midseason from a knee injury ... finished with one rebound, one assist and one steal on the season.
REDSHIRT YEAR (2011-12): Sat out the season after tearing her ACL as a senior in high school.
Prep Career: Awarded the Bill Gates Millennium Scholarship, which is a full scholastic award packaged given to 1,000 minority students with high academic standing. Meeks was selected out of 23,000 applicants. The gift will continue through graduate school should Meeks decided to pursue select fields of study ... also named a Horatio Alger scholarship awardee, given annually to community leaders who demonstrate individual initiative and a commitment to excellence ... averaged 17.2 points per game at Benton Harbor High. Named All-State as a junior ... finalist for the Berrien County Female Student Athlete of the Year as a senior ... plays with a tough, aggressive style ... wants to be a pediatrician after college.