Washington forward Hameir Wright (13) dribbles the ball while defended by Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Washington forward Hameir Wright (13) dribbles the ball while defended by Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Young Kwak) Young Kwak AP
Washington forward Hameir Wright (13) dribbles the ball while defended by Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura during the second 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. 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.