In brief: Cougs’ Moore faces pot counts
The Whitman County prosecutor’s office cited Washington State starting point guard Reggie Moore for two misdemeanor drug counts Tuesday related to a December search of a Scott Hall room, according to WSU police department report.
Moore was cited for possession of marijuana less than 40 grams and use of drug paraphernalia. The charges date back to a Dec. 11 search and each carry mandatory minimums of one day in jail and a fine that usually ranges between $250 and $500.
Moore has already been subjected to team discipline, according to a statement from coach Ken Bone released Wednesday night, and will not miss tonight’s game with Oregon State.
“This is a team matter that we take very seriously,” Bone’s statement said.
“We initially learned about this incident Dec. 12, and at this time we have dealt with, and are still dealing with the issue.
“We will take further appropriate action if necessary.”
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UW loses Gaddy for rest of season
College basketball: Washington point guard Abdul Gaddy will miss the rest of the regular season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
The injury is a major blow for the rapidly improving sophomore who was putting a disappointing freshman season behind him.
Gaddy was injured in practice Tuesday when he planted on a drive to the basket while the Huskies were scrimmaging.
Gaddy had started all 13 games for Washington (10-3). He averaged 8.5 points and 3.8 assists.
Hunt on for new Michigan coach
Football: Michigan fired head football coach Rich Rodriguez Wednesday after going 15-22 in three seasons and staining the proud program with a handful of NCAA violations.
Speculation over possible replacements center on Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh, a former Wolverines quarterback; former Michigan assistant Brady Hoke, now San Diego State’s head coach; and LSU head coach Les Miles.
Harbaugh reportedly met with the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday about their coaching vacancy. His brother, John Harbaugh, said he doesn’t think Jim is interested in the UM job.