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SATURDAY, FEB. 19, 2011

ASU leads 40-28 at half 15 

COUGARS It doesn't matter which defense Washington State plays. Even without Ty Abbott and Rihards Kuksiks, Arizona State is picking it apart. The Sun Devils have taken 18 3-pointers and made seven. They've taken nine shots inside the arc and made seven. They've taken five...

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Early start for WSU at ASU 

COUGARS A typical game day in that we have a golf bag full of stories for you to read. An untypical game day in that the weather is warm enough to actually use that golf bag. Read on.

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FRIDAY, FEB. 18, 2011

WSU looks to stay in Pac-10's upper half

COUGARS A quick post with a link to the short story I put together today in advance of Washington State's game with Arizona State in the morning. It looks at the spot WSU holds in the Pac-10 basketball standings and how important it is to...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 21, 2011

WSU's 'must-win,' the day after 

COUGARS When you lose your first two games of the Pac-10 season – hey, how is that road trip to Los Angeles going Stanford and Cal? – then follow that up with an overtime loss in Berkeley, must-win games start piling up. Washington State had...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 20, 2011

WSU goes inside to down ASU, 78-61 

COUGARS For one of the few times this season, the Washington State offense began inside. Yes, it says something for Ken Bone's faith in DeAngelo Casto, but it also says something about the interior defense of Arizona State. Heck, it says something about the Sun...

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WSU leads 41-31 at half 

COUGARS It's funny, but Washington State isn't playing all that well on either end, but the Cougars hold a 10-point halftime lead. We have some thoughts about that. Read on.

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WSU faces Sun Devils tonight 11 

COUGARS Sometimes it's almost impossible to sleep. Used to be game days when I was a participant (wouldn't call what I did playing). Wake up in the middle of the night trying to remember where I left my shin guards or something. Usually they would...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 19, 2011

Moore's suspension lifted 

COUGARS Just got done talking with coach Ken Bone after practice and he said Reggie Moore's suspension has been lifted. Moore will return to the court Thursday night against Arizona State. Moore, who was indefinitely suspended prior to last Saturday's Stanford game, did not practice...

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Some caffeinated WSU notes 

COUGARS Ever really need a cup of coffee? Not me. Never felt that way. It wasn't my thing. Until my wife bought me a new coffee maker for Christmas. Now I'm hooked. Before I could sit down here and write about Washington State news, I...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 18, 2011

Updating Moore's status

COUGARS We've put together a story for tomorrow's S-R on Reggie Moore's status. It includes comments from coach Ken Bone and Moore's participation in practice this afternoon. Read on.

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Looking ahead to WSU's week 

COUGARS It's a big week ahead for the Washington State Cougars in a lot of ways – and in a lot of sports. Basketball has the Arizona schools coming to town, with Arizona State offering a chance to move up the conference standings and Arizona...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 9, 2010

Osweiler to join ASU hoops?

Brock Osweiler, a Montana prep product who committed to Gonzaga basketball only to change his mind and pick Arizona State for football, sounds like he's ready to play hoops again. More here.

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MONDAY, NOV. 1, 2010

A sweet Monday around WSU 

COUGARS When I was a kid, the best thing, the absolutely best thing, about attending a Catholic grade school was always getting the day after Halloween off. All Saints Day was the only Catholic holiday I could really get my arms around. While all my...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 31, 2010

More on WSU's loss in Tempe 10 

COUGARS • UPDATE: 7:30 P.M. We've put together our follow on the Arizona State defeat and we can pass that along. But we also have a few more thoughts that hit us on the plane home, along with more from Washington State coach Paul Wulff...

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WSU's loss to ASU, the day after 19 

COUGARS We know you didn't have a chance to watch the game yesterday, but we have some thoughts we want to share. We also have all your links. And all this is coming to you from Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix, as we wait for...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 30, 2010


ASU leads WSU 28-0 at halftime 

COUGARS A quick post because we have a lot to do at halftime today. The Washington State defense just can't get off the field on third down, as ASU has converted 5 of 7 times on either third or fourth down to keep drives alive....

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A couple hours to WSU/ASU kickoff 

COUGARS One thing you don't need this week is a coat. It's warm in Tempe, not as much as it could be, but pretty darn warm. We don't have to worry about that, though. But we have other things to cover, so read on.

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No Walter, WSU isn't on TV today 

COUGARS The second-longest Pac-10 trip for Washington State's athletic teams is here, with only the jaunt down Interstate 10 to Tucson longer. But the Cougar football team's trip to Phoenix last night was even longer than usual with the weather delay and extra bus trip....

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FRIDAY, OCT. 29, 2010


WSU on the way to Tempe 

COUGARS Took the 7 a.m. flight to Seattle – booked for 10, but my ride to the airport has to be to work by 6, so 7 a.m. standby it was – so this is a hair later than usual because I was too crowded...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 28, 2010

A congested Thursday at WSU 

COUGARS Thursdays aren't usually all that busy on the Washington State beat. A story or two, a Paul Wulff press conference, football practice, a blog post or two and, if there's a road game on the weekend, a drive to Spokane. But today we throw...

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