My story in this morning's paper deals primarily with Phil Nelson, now with Portland State and one of three members of the freshman class of 2006 who left UW.
Here's a roundup on the whole group:
SPENCER HAWES, 7-0 center
As UW freshman: Started 24 games; 14.9 points, 6.4 rebounds.
Now: Second year at Sacramento (NBA); 12.3 points, 7.3 rebounds.
PHIL NELSON, 6-7 forward
As UW freshman: Started nine games; 4.7 points, two rebounds.
Now: At Portland State, averaging 10.1 points and three rebounds.
ADRIAN OLIVER, 6-4 guard
As UW freshman: Started 13 games; 4.7 points, two rebounds.
Now: About to become eligible at San Jose State.
QUINCY PONDEXTER, 6-6 forward
As UW freshman: Started 22 games; 10.7 points, four rebounds.
Now: UW starter averaging 9.1 points, 5.8 rebounds.