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... this guy (pictured left) was holding down the middle. This guy was president. Nate Robinson's dad had just won Orange Bowl MVP . Alvin

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The Last Time the UW Men Won a Share of the Regular Season Pac-10 Basketball Title...

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...this guy (pictured left) was holding down the middle. This guy was president. Nate Robinson's dad had just won Orange Bowl MVP. Alvin Davis had just beat out Kirby Puckett for Rookie of the Year. Wham!'s "Careless Whisper" had just supplanted Foreigner's "I Want to Know What Love Is" as the #1 song in America. The Cosby Show was the #1 TV show in America. MTV played mostly music videos.

Head coach Lorenzo Romar was in his final season in the NBA. Current Husky assistant coach Paul Fortier was a Husky player. Sundodger Denali was the Husky mascot (a position now held by Dubs.) If you talked about rolling in a Denali on dubs, nobody knew what you meant. None of the current Husky players had yet been born.

Last Saturday's win over Arizona clinched at least a share of this year's title--for the first time since 1985. A win over WSU this Saturday would make it the UW's outright--for the first time since 1953, when this guy was president and "Doggie in the Window" was the #3 song in America, and this guy was the team's star. And the team wore belts on their uniforms.

Go get 'em, Dawgs!

 
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