Washington’s Jaylen Nowell dunks the ball against Eastern Washington in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Washington’s Jaylen Nowell dunks the ball against Eastern Washington in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) Elaine Thompson AP
Washington’s Jaylen Nowell dunks the ball against Eastern Washington in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) Elaine Thompson AP

Lauren Kirschman is the UW Huskies beat writer for The News Tribune. Previously, she covered the Pittsburgh Steelers for PennLive.com. A Pennsylvania native and a University of Pittsburgh graduate, she also covered college athletics for the Beaver County Times from 2012-2016.