Kentucky’s next opponent in Maui: Washington

Washington Huskies

not only defeated Virginia 106-63 in the first round of the Maui Invitational on Monday, the 13th-ranked Huskies sent a message to everyone else in the tournament that they’re a legitimate contender to take the title.  It was an array of highlight dunks and a school-record tying 17 three-pointers and the Huskies crowd chanting for walk-on Brendan Sherrer, dubbed the team’s Human Victory Cigar, with about five minutes left.   Next up: No. 8 Kentucky, and Terrence Jones, the former UW commit who spurned the Huskies in a bizarre flip-flopping episode this summer. is 1-0 against Washington, winning their lone meeting in the 1985 Tournament. The Wildcats have rolled up a 22-10 record against schools comprising the Pac 10 conference. A member of the Pac-10, the Huskies are off to a 3-0 start this season, including a 106-63 win over Virginia in the first game of the EA Sports Maui Invitational. is led offensively by Matt Bryan-
Amaning who is averaging 16.7 ppg. Bryan-Amaning also leads UW in rebounding, pulling down 9.0 rpg. Lorenzo Romar is in his ninth season at the helm of the Huskies, posting a 174-91 record during that time. He has amassed a 267-179 record in his 14-plus years as a head coach.