Washington forward Noah Dickerson (15) and Gonzaga forward Filip Petrusev go after a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Washington forward Noah Dickerson (15) and Gonzaga forward Filip Petrusev go after a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Young Kwak) Young Kwak AP
Washington forward Noah Dickerson (15) and Gonzaga forward Filip Petrusev go after a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Young Kwak) Young Kwak 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.