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Hopkins eyes consistent game in final nonconference outing

Jan 01, 2019 - The Seattle Times

Mike Hopkins isn't your run-of-the-mill optimist.

The glass-half-full analogy doesn't apply to the Washington men's basketball coach. He's more of a glass-is-overflowing type of guy.

But even Hopkins can't spew enough platitudes to douse the dumpster fire that has been Pac-12 men's basketball.

"I'm such a pro-Pac-12 guy and I love to see the success of the programs (in the conference)," he said. "Sometimes the narrative becomes really negative and people like to thrive on that.

"And that becomes all anyone wants to talk ...