Washington picked to finish 10th in Pac-12 by conference media

The Pac-12’s media contingent isn’t expecting much this season from Washington, which is starting over with a new coach but plenty of returning characters.

First-time head coach Mike Hopkins inherits what’s left of a Huskies squad that was 11th in the Pac-12 season, going 2-16 in league play and 9-22 overall under Lorenzo Romar. Gone from that team is No. 1 overall NBA pick Markelle Fultz, who led the team in scoring and assists, but starters David Crisp, Noah Dickerson, Matisse Thybulle and Sam Timmins are all back.

The only teams Washington is projected to finish ahead of are California and Washington State.

Washington begins the 2017-18 season Nov. 10 at home against Belmont, the first of 10 nonconference home games. The highlight of that early slate is a Dec. 10 visit from in-state rival (and national runner-up) Gonzaga.

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