Syracuse assistant coach Mike Hopkins, left, talks with Trevor Cooney (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Georgetown, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, in Washington.
Syracuse assistant coach Mike Hopkins, left, talks with Trevor Cooney (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Georgetown, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, in Washington. Nick Wass AP file, 2015
Syracuse assistant coach Mike Hopkins, left, talks with Trevor Cooney (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Georgetown, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, in Washington. Nick Wass AP file, 2015
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Huskies hire Syracuse assistant Mike Hopkins as new men’s basketball coach

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A proud native of Longview, Wash., Christian Caple joins The News Tribune after covering Washington State football and men's basketball for two years at the Spokesman-Review in Spokane (though he lived in Pullman). He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Washington, an avid NWAACC basketball fan, and is unsure how to proceed now that Breaking Bad is over.