Before the Stanford-UW basketball game, the sixth-annual Husky Hoops Jump Start will be held from 5-7:30 Thursday evening in the Don James Center at Husky Stadium.
The event is open to anyone with a ticket to the game, and will include a dinner buffet and an address by Romar about an hour before tipoff. Cost is $25 for alumni association members, $30 for non-members and $10 for ages 5-12.
Meanwhile, an early look at the game:
Never miss a local story.
STANFORD (11-1 OVERALL, 1-0 PAC-10)
AT WASHINGTON (10-3, 1-0)
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Hec Edmundson Pavilion.
Series: Stanford leads, 69-59; but UW leads in Seattle, 43-19. The Cardinal swept both meetings last season.
Statistical leaders: For Stanford, G Anthony Goods, 17.2 ppg; G/F Landry Fields, 6.7 rpg; G Mitch Johnson, 4.7 apg. For UW, F Jon Brockman, 16 ppg and 9.7 rpg; G Isaiah Thomas, 3.2 apg.
Scouting report: The teams have no common opponents. … Stanford opened its season with 10 straight non-conference wins, then opened Pac-10 play with a 90-60 loss to Arizona State before bouncing back with a 76-60 win over Arizona. … The Cardinal is using an uptempo style under first-year coach Johnny Dawkins. … The Cardinal leads the Pac-10 in turnover margin and 3-point field goal defense, is second in scoring, and third in steals and assist/turnover ratio. Goods is fourth in scoring, Hill is seventh in rebounding, and Johnson is sixth in assists. … Johnson is a graduate of Seattle's O'Dea H.S. … UW has an eight-game winning streak. … Thomas is the Pac-10 freshman scoring leader (15.1 ppg). … The Huskies lead the NCAA in rebounding margin (plus-11.8 rpg) and lead the Pac-10 with 42.8 rpg. … With Brockman's ninth point, he will become the first Huskies to reach 1,500 career points and 1,000 rebounds.
Next: 3 p.m. Saturday, vs. California, Edmundson Pavilion.