On Sunday, May 29, Justin Hardy passed away at 22 years old after a 13-month-long battle with stomach cancer. Hardy epitomized bravery and courage in the face of the most challenging circumstances imaginable. Hardy was diagnosed in the spring of 2021, and after a summer filled with chemotherapy treatments and doctors’ appointments, he returned to […]
In the face of adversity, as head coach Pat Juckem said, “our guys haven’t flinched.”
When Hardy first practiced with the Bears in October, he could barely jump off the ground. Now, he’s back to being an integral part of the Bears’ team.
“In my eyes, we have absolutely no reason not to be the favorites moving forward,” senior Justin Hardy said.
Graduate student Jack Nolan hit a three-pointer as time expired to give the Bears a 52-51 win.
2019 was an eventful year for the Bears. Here’s a look at the top 10 Wash. U. sports stories of the year.
Sophomore forward Justin Hardy helped lead the men’s basketball team to a second-place finish in the University Athletic Association last season. In the lead-up to the No. 7 Bears’ Wednesday night exhibition match against Division I Missouri State, Hardy and I sat down to reflect on his experiences with Wash. U. basketball and his expectations of what is to come.
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