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Washington State coach Ernie Kent directs his team during the first half of a  game against Oregon State in Pullman last March. (Young Kwak / AP)

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018, 11:26 p.m.

Washington State uses second-half spark to top Delaware State 80-52

In the second half, however, the Cougars rediscovered the flow and rhythm that has characterized their wins so far this year. They pushed a five-point halftime edge to as much as 32 points, and they finished shooting a respectable 45 percent for the game, 27 of 60.

Washington State head coach Ernie Kent likes the defensive intensity in this season’s team. (Chris Pietsch / Associated Press)

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 10:47 p.m.

Robert Franks, tough defense help Cougars hold off Cal Poly

As a lead that had reached 31 points melted to 12 late in the second half, it highlighted what a different team Washington State is without Robert Franks on the floor. But the Cougars drew the line there and held off Cal Poly for an 84-70 win Monday, which put a spotlight, as well, on what coach Ernie Kent believes is a special defensive unit.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 8:35 p.m.

Women’s basketball: UC Davis beats WSU in Pullman 75-62

Morgan Bertsch scored 34 points and UC Davis beat Washington State 75-62 on Sunday in Pullman. Borislava Hristova scored 25 points on 8-of-17 shooting and Chanelle Molina added 15 points but the Cougars made only 3 of 17 3-point attempts. ...

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WSU men open with 138-63 win in exhibition against New Hope Christian

Slovenian freshman forward Aljaz Kunc scored 24 points on 10-of-11 shooting and Washington State cruised past New Hope Christian 138-63 in an exhibition game Sunday in Pullman. Another freshman, Cj Elleby, had 10 rebounds along with 14 points with eight ...

Washington State head coach Ernie Kent speaks with guard Carter Skaggs during the first half of a game against California on Jan. 13 in Pullman. (Young Kwak / AP)

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 5 p.m.

Washington State basketball to play 11 games inside state lines during nonconference season

The Cougars will play eight true home games at Beasley Coliseum – including an exhibition –but 11 total in the state of Washington, with a road game against Seattle U at Key Arena on Nov. 14 and neutral-site games against Montana State at the Toyota Center in Kennewick on Dec. 9 and against Santa Clara at Spokane Arena on Dec. 29.

Washington State’s former coordinator of basketball operations Tim Marrion (blue tie) was elevated to assistant coach Thursday, the school announced. (Young Kwak / AP)

Washington State elevates Tim Marrion to assistant coach

PULLMAN – Tim Marrion, who’s been a fixture for the Washington State men’s basketball program under its last two head coaches, has been elevated to assistant coach, the school announced Thursday. Marrion had previously served as the program’s coordinator of ...

Washington State head basketball coach Ernie Kent, center left, talks to his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oregon, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, in Eugene, Ore. (Chris Pietsch / AP)

Washington State learns Pac-12 basketball pairings

Washington State will play three consecutive road games in Pac-12 Conference play before returning to Beasley Coliseum, the Cougars learned Monday when the league released its 2019 pairings and site designations.




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Record: -

Previous game:
Oregon State 92, WSU 67


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