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Morning links: Whetting the spring football appetite

With spring football now officially less than one week away -- seriously -- it's time to start taking a look at what to watch for and expect from the Washington Huskies this season. On to the links.

--- The title of this post references "five to watch," though because practices are closed to the public, we're just going to have to watch them for you.

--- Percy Allen takes a look at the Lorenzo Romar era at Washington, and ponders whether he is still the right coach for the program.

--- Bud Withers ponders the UW-WSU rivalry, and submits that it's never really been all that heated.

--- Missed this yesterday, but Keith Price is writing a draft diary for USA Today. Price wasn't invited to the NFL scouting combine, and he writes in that column that he believed he should have been. There's also some interesting stuff about the criticism he took during the 2012 season.

--- Seahawks coach Pete Carroll criticized the NCAA after a speaking appearance at USC yesterday.

In Pac-12 basketball action yesterday ...

--- Arizona avenged an earlier loss to California, blowing the Bears out by a score of 87-59 in Tucson.

--- Arizona State became the fourth Pac-12 team to reach 20 wins, beating Stanford, 76-64, in Tempe.

A couple more Pac-12 games today ...

--- Plenty of good seats are likely still available for USC's game against Oregon State tonight (8 p.m., FOX Sports 1).

--- Oregon tries to continue its late push toward NCAA tournament viability with a game at UCLA (8 p.m., ESPN2/WatchESPN).

Christian Caple can be reached at Twitter: @ChristianCaple