Matt Calkins: Washington coach Mike Hopkins out to show that last season's struggles were an anomaly

SEATTLE — Short memories.They are a staple of the sports world. Athletes will say they are paramount to their confidence.Go 0 for 4 in the batter’s box? Delete it from your mind. Get beat on a go route? Act as though it never happened.But sometimes short memories can work against those in sports. Sometimes all the previous success one has had can be deemed irrelevant if he or she doesn’t perform in the present.Enter Huskies men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins. The former Syracuse assistant came to Washington as a low-profile name who quickly remade UW into a high-profile program. Inheriting a …

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