Stories tagged: Ernie Kent
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
It’s naïve to think they can make the game look this easy all the time, so the Washington State Cougars made sure to revel in the best moments of their …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
Skaggs got toasty in the second half of the nonleague game and paced the Cougars in a 75-59 win over Seattle U at Beasley Coliseum.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 7:33 p.m.
Washington State men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent reflects on the exhibition win over Saint Martin’s and briefs the media on the team’s season opener against Texas Southern on Sunday.
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 5:35 p.m.
Cougars coach Ernie Kent discusses his team’s exhibition win over Division II Saint Martin’s Sunday afternoon.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Behind Robert Franks’ double-double, WSU overcomes sluggish start to edge Saint Martin’s in exhibition
Rebounding and scoring are two voids the Cougars desperately need to fill in the post-Josh Hawkinson era, and Ernie Kent’s team got plenty of both from Franks, who posted 32 …
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 6 a.m.
For all the time they spend wearing down their bodies with shuttle sprints, hill runs and VersaClimber intervals, the Washington State Cougars probably had their most exhaustive cardio program of …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
Washington State men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent talks about preparing to start the season.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
Washington State’s head basketball coach visited with Pac-12 media Thursday afternoon in San Francisco during the league’s media day.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Ernie Kent filled one of Washington State basketball’s two remaining scholarships Thursday with the signing of Carter Skaggs, a junior college transfer from Florida’s Chipola College.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
The crown jewel of Washington State’s 2017 basketball recruiting class won’t suit up for the Cougars this season.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
Washington State men’s hoops will open the 2017 Wooden Legacy tournament on Thanksgiving Day with a first-round contest against Atlantic 10 opponent Saint Joseph’s, ESPN Regional Television announced Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 9:26 p.m.
Ernie Kent added yet another talent collector to his basketball staff, announcing that Elwyn McRoy has been hired as the Washington State men’s basketball team’s recruiting coordinator.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
On Monday, June 12, Ernie Kent became a grandfather. His son, Marcus Taylor Kent, and daughter-in-law, Laura Marie Kent, gave birth to eight-pound, 20-inch Taylor Marie Kent.
UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Washington State athletic director Bill Moos has enacted a rollover clause in men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent’s contract, keeping Kent in Pullman at least five more years.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
Washington State outdid the normal Senior Day conventions to send off its four departing players before their final home game, which was a gratifying 79-71 win over Washington to complete …
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
When Ernie Kent was the coach at Oregon he achieved enough success to become a national name and his era was primarily associated with a pair of point guards.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 11:46 p.m.
The Washington State men’s basketball team made a stunning turnaround in their second shot at Utah. But coming close is less satisfying than it was in previous weeks.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
Once again Washington State proved surprisingly sticky while a top-team tried to shake them. And once again the Cougars were just a little too sloppy to spring an upset, falling …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 8 a.m.
Ernie Kent and Curtis Allen sat in the Tacoma recruit’s living room, and Kent tried to convince the young basketball star to come play for his program. Just like usual, …
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Prior to Sunday’s game at Arizona State, Washington State coach Ernie Kent pulled aside Ike Iroegbu and Josh Hawkinson and said he needed them to step up and carry their …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 6:04 p.m.
A career day by Charles Callison was just enough to get the Cougars back on the winning track against their perennial nemesis.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 9:33 p.m.
School was canceled at Washington State on Wednesday. Pity the Cougars that the snow and ice were not enough to prevent their game against Utah. At least there was one …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 5:54 p.m.
With a surging California team playing at home in front of a loud team, Washington State coach Ernie Kent decided to eschew overtime and play for the win.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
When Oregon’s Chris Boucher made his first shot during Saturday’s 85-66 win at Washington State, the arena public address announcer mistakenly referred to him as “Charles.”
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 11:36 p.m.
John Blanchette: Winter Wednesdays at the Spokane Arena are, often as not, hockey night. They drop the puck and a sliver of the 8,000 who show up for the annual …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
The rivalry with Gonzaga may be on hold, but that alone won’t keep the Washington State basketball team out of Spokane.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 9:53 p.m.
With 16 minutes to play, Washington State was sitting on a comfortable 47-33 lead over Sacramento State Wednesday in Beasley Coliseum.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
Beasley Coliseum is likely to hold what can reasonably be called a “crowd” for the first time this season on Wednesday.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 11:37 p.m.
For the second time in a week the Washington State men’s basketball team went onto its own floor and played a lackluster game that resulted in a loss against an …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 11 p.m.
Washington State coach Ernie Kent was so pleased with his team’s trip to Italy this summer, he could not wait to take another journey away from the continental United States.