From Pullman -- I have some work-related errands to run up in Spokane today so unfortunately we won't be able to have our typical off-day chat. I know it's hard. But just thing how much we'll have to talk about on Friday.
If you're in Spokane today you can meet WSU's new men's basketball coach, Ernie Kent ... Washington State's young secondary had some growing pains yesterday ... Here's our story on WSU's running backs and returning leader Marcus Mason ... June Daugherty's contract was extended after the WSU women made the NIT ... Yale Rosen was named the Pac-12 Player of the Week in baseball after batting 7 for 10 in the Cougars sweep of California.
ESPN's Kevin Gemmell unloads in his Pac-12 mailbag ... Could Washington's most important new coach be the guy in the weight room? ... Marcus Mariota seems to thinks he's well-compensated for his exploits on the football field ... Four positions wasn't enough for one Wildcat.