Tucked away inside my basketballl season-opener story today was the first word I had heard from new athletic director Scott Woodward about resuming a series between UW and Gonzaga.
Like Turner, Woodward spoke about the series in generally positive terms. But when I asked if he thought it was such a good thing that he would simply order it to happen, he said no, that -- also like Turner -- he would leave it to the basketball coaches.
"I would love for it to happen," Woodward said. "I think it's a great competitive series. But it's going to be to the benefit of the University of Washington, period."
I wouldn't expect to see the series revived anytime soon.