A whirlwind, four-day search to replace Kevin McGuff ends where it began - with the top assistant on McGuff's Staff. The 44-year-old Neighbors gets a five-year contract starting at $350,000 per season as a first-time head coach.
In addition to Kristi Kingma earning first team honors, Mercedes Wetmore and Aminah Williams earned honorable mention.
Washington begins what it hopes will be a deep run in the WNIT by hosting Eastern Washington on Friday at 7 p.m.
Jazmine Davis scores 28 points, Talia Walton adds 19 with nine rebounds and the key 3-pointer late, and the Huskies use a school-record rally to advance to the second round of the Pac-12 tournament vs. Colorado Friday.
The fifth-seeded Huskies' best chances to beat 12th-seeded Oregon Thursday night and then perhaps fourth-seeded Colorado Friday at KeyArena lie not necessarily with their scorer but with who sets them up.
OSU vs. UW Post Game Conference
ASU vs. UW Post Game Conference
Arizona vs. UW Post Game Conference
Cal St. Northridge vs. UW Post Game Conference
UW vs. Seattle U Post Game Conference
Washington Women's Basketball vs. Stanford (AP - 3/8/12)
Freshman Year (2010-11):Developed as the season went along ... Played in 26 games, starting two ... Received playing time at both the point and two-guard positions ... scored a career-high 10 points against Cal State Northridge ... set a personal best with five assists against San Jose State.
Junior Year (2013):Currently on the Softball Team under Head Coach Heather Tarr
High School: Regarded as one of the best point guards on the West Coast ... 2010 Washington State Gatorade Player of the Year ... 2010 Seattle Times Player of the Year ... 2010 WIAA 4A State Player of the Year ... 2010 4A State Tournament MVP ... 2010 WIAA 4A State Championship ... 2010 SPSL League MVP ... 2010 News Tribune State Player of the Year ... Rated the No. 28 guard in the country by HoopGurlz ... Rated the No. 37 guard in the country by Dan Olson Collegiate Girls Basketball Report ... 2007 2nd Team All League ... 2008 1st Team All League ... 2009 1st Team All League ... 2008 1st Team All State ... 2009 1st Team All State ... 2008 All Area State ... 2007 WIAA State Champions ... 2008 WIAA State Champions ... 2009 4th Place WIAA State Championship ... Played for Riverside Select AAU ... Father Dave wrestled collegiately at Pacific Lutheran University ...Has one younger brother ... Born in Tacoma, Wash.