The Huskies had a busy day. They went through a light morning practice, then went to Cox Arena for an hour with the media and then went out on the Cox court for another light workout.
In general, the team seemed respectful but confident about facing Illinois.
And similarly, Illinois seemed respectful but confident about facing UW.
Coach Lorenzo Romar admitted that the Huskies haven't played a team this season that matches Illinois' mix of size and aggressiveness. However, he didn't seem that it posed any impossible matchup problem.
Dee Brown and Brandon Roy were both highly complimentary of each other.