UW Men's Basketball Squad Holds Annual Walk-On Tryouts
Oct. 18, 1999
SEATTLE -- The University of Washington menís basketball team conducts its annual walk-on tryouts on Thursday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Edmundson Pavilion Addition.
This is the seventh-annual open tryouts for the Huskies, who began the practice upon Coach Bob Benderís arrival in 1993. Husky hopefuls must be currently enrolled at the University of Washington and bring paperwork from a recent physical.
Several players earned roster spots during past tryouts, including current four-year team member Andrew Moritz who was given a scholarship for the 1999-2000 season. The list of other former athletes making the team as walk-ons includes: Travis Duty, Andy Roberson, Jajuan Winesbury, Jason Lombard, Brian Towne and David Verschueren.
Washington is coming off its second straight NCAA Tournament appearance, registering a 17-12 record in 1999.
The Huskies host an exhibition game against the California All-Stars, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Brougham Pavilion on the Seattle Pacific University campus. The regular season begins on Nov. 22 at Saint Maryís.