UCLA’s Kris Wilkes (13) shoots while defended by University of Washington forward Noah Dickerson (15). The University of Washington played UCLA in a NCAA basketball game at Hec Edmundson Pavilion in Seattle, Wash., on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019.
UCLA’s Kris Wilkes (13) shoots while defended by University of Washington forward Noah Dickerson (15). The University of Washington played UCLA in a NCAA basketball game at Hec Edmundson Pavilion in Seattle, Wash., on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Joshua Bessex joshua.bessex@gateline.com
UCLA’s Kris Wilkes (13) shoots while defended by University of Washington forward Noah Dickerson (15). The University of Washington played UCLA in a NCAA basketball game at Hec Edmundson Pavilion in Seattle, Wash., on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Joshua Bessex joshua.bessex@gateline.com

Lauren Kirschman is the UW Huskies beat writer for The News Tribune. She previously 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.