Cougars extend Daugherty’s contract
College basketball: After leading the Washington State women’s team to the poststeason for the first time in 23 years, coach June Daugherty has received a contract extension through the 2018-19 season.
The Cougars finished 17-17 after losing to Montana in the first round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. Athletic director Bill Moos announced the extension Monday, but terms of the deal were not disclosed.
WSU posted the most wins since the 1995-96 season, including four over ranked opponents. The Cougars won nine conference games and had two players, guards Lia Galdeira and Spokane’s Tia Presley, named to the All-Pac-12 Team for the first time in program history.
WSU’s Rosen selected for Pac-12 honor
College baseball: Washington State junior Yale Rosen was named the Pac-12 Conference Player of the Week, conference commissioner Larry Scott announced Monday.
Rosen batted .700 (7 for 10) in leading the Cougars to a three-game sweep of California in Pullman. It was Washington State’s first conference sweep since 2010.
Rosen had two doubles, two RBIs and two stolen bases.
The Cougars are 15-13, 6-3 in the Pac-12 and tied for third with UCLA in the conference standings.
• After taking two of three games against nationally ranked Oregon during the weekend, the Washington Huskies have moved into the top 10 in two major polls.
Pac-12-leading Washington (22-6-1, 10-2) is ranked eighth by Collegiate Baseball and ninth by Baseball America.