Ernie Kent brings new attitude to Pullman to help revive Washington State basketball program

PULLMAN – The fact Ernie Kent is even at Washington State means that he has a tall task ahead of him to make the Cougars a competitive team. If the team hadn’t sunk to a level where it barely reached double-digit wins, then his old … Read more

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WSU at TCU: Stats, notes and final thoughts

Washington State didn't get on the scoreboard until TCU had scored 14 points and it never got better for…

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ROOT picks up WSU at TCU

Washington State's basketball game at TCU tonight just got a little easier for fans in the Northwest to watch…

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WSU basketball: box score and a couple thoughts

Tonight I covered Washington State's NCAA Division One Soccer Championship game against Seattle University, so I didn't catch…

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WSU men’s basketball team opens season at UTEP

PULLMAN – Washington State will open its men’s basketball season on the road for the first time since 2006 as first-year coach Ernie Kent takes the Cougars on a two-game Texas swing before next Friday’s home opener. Tonight, the Cougars will tip off the 2014-15 season at Texas-El Paso in Kent’s first official game as a head coach since his dismissal at Oregon following the 2010 season. The Cougars will then travel to TCU for Monday’s game against the Horned Frogs. Read more

WSU basketball signs four

Today the basketball fall signing period began and new WSU coach Ernie Kent's recruiting class got its faxes in…

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Cougs get Kent off to winning start in exhibition

PULLMAN – It’s a process, as new Cougars head basketball coach Ernie Kent likes to say. That process started slowly Friday night as Washington State won a scrappy game 88-74 over Azusa Pacific at Friel Court. In Kent’s first game as WSU coach, defense and early missed layups plagued the Cougars as they allowed the Azusa Pacific Cougars to hang around for a healthy portion of the second half. Eventually “small ball” won the game for WSU, Kent said.  Read more

WSU men’s fast facts

Conference: Pac-12. Colors: Crimson and Gray. Ticket office: 1 (800) 462-6847. Home court: Beasley Coliseum (11,671). Website: Head coach: Ernie Kent. Record: 325-254, 19 seasons Assistants: Curtis Allen, 6th season; Greg Graham, 1st season; Silvey Dominguez, 1st season. 2013-14: 10-21 overall, 3-15 Pac-12. Letterwinners: 9 back, 3 lost. Starters: 3 back, 2 lost. Newcomers: 5. Read more

Highlights from each school’s Pac-12 media day session

USC: The Trojans have six new players this season, including highly-touted freshman point guard Jordan McLaughlin. Head coach Andy Enfield…

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Video: Ernie Kent and DaVonte Lacy at media day

Video courtesy of the Pac-12.

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UW 6th, WSU 11th in Pac-12 basketball poll

The Pac-12 men’s basketball media poll was released today and, as expected, for the fourth consecutive season Arizona was picked to finish first. Read more

Ernie Kent and DaVonte Lacy at media day

Here is a transcript of Washington State basketball coach Ernie Kent and senior guard DaVonte Lacy's remarks to the…

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Pac-12 men’s basketball media poll

The Pac-12 men's basketball media poll was released today and, as expected, for the fourth consecutive season Arizona was…

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Pac-12 basketball: media day

The Pac-12 is having its annual media day get together of men's basketball coaches, players and media today and…

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WSU basketball adds junior college guard


It's been a long grind and I been at the game for so long but it's just…

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Robert Franks joins WSU 2015 recruiting class

Yesterday's Josh Gershon reported that Robert Franks, a 6-foot-7 forward from Evergreen High in Vancouver has given…

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WSU basketball lands 6-8 wing

Derrien King, a six-foot-eight wing from Los Angeles, California has given a verbal commitment to coach Ernie Kent to play…

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