Stories tagged: Ernie Kent
Thu., March 10, 2016, 11:43 p.m.
Despite an uncompetitive loss that capped a season full of them, Washington State’s brief appearance at the Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament was a wild success for the Cougars.
Sun., Feb. 28, 2016, 10:20 p.m.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Gary Payton II honored his dad, the former Seattle SuperSonics star, by eschewing the No. 1 jersey he typically wears and instead rocked his old man’s No. …
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 11:06 p.m.
Ernie Kent was on the sidelines in Eugene in 2002 when Oregon won its school-record 23rd consecutive home game.
Sun., Feb. 21, 2016, 10:33 p.m.
Tyrone Wallace scored all of his game-high 17 points in the second half to lead California to an 80-62 win over Washington State on Sunday night. California’s victory, combined with …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 11:21 p.m.
Brett Boese had all the information he needed to make his college choice. His uncles, Jim and Dave Meredith, played basketball at Washington State in the 1970s. He grew up …
Sun., Feb. 14, 2016, 11:04 p.m.
As a little more of Brett Boese’s senior season swirled down the drain during Washington State’s most brutal loss since his elementary school days, the Shadle Park graduate provided an …
Sat., Jan. 30, 2016, 11:42 p.m.
Saturday’s 83-50 defeat at UCLA, the largest margin of defeat in Ernie Kent’s two seasons coaching the Cougars, was the unsurprising result of WSU’s worst day shooting the ball this …
Sat., Jan. 23, 2016, 11:47 p.m.
Just two days after a performance that was universally derided as “soft” by the participants, Washington State matched one of the Pac-12’s toughest teams physically and mentally.
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 1:18 a.m.
Ike Iroegbu is making 52.3 percent of his 3-point attempts. No, he really is.
Fri., Jan. 8, 2016, 6:49 p.m.
Prior to the game, coaches Ernie Kent and Lorenzo Romar spotted each other, shared a hug and chatted about the players who were getting ready to tip off.
Sun., Jan. 3, 2016, 10:05 p.m.
The standing ovations began before the grand finale at the game’s end.
Fri., Jan. 1, 2016, 9:52 p.m.
As the Washington State Cougars tried to sprint their way back into a game that was rapidly becoming unwinnable, Josh Hawkinson put just a bit too much air under his …
Fri., Dec. 25, 2015, 5:22 p.m.
Washington State didn’t need a wake-up call on Christmas morning.
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015, 4:52 p.m.
The college basketball season is still too new and teams have not played enough games yet to fully trust the algorithms and metrics that attempt to compare teams based on …
Sun., Dec. 13, 2015, 6:51 p.m.
Ernie Kent’s Washington State tenure began with a loss to UTEP in which the physical Miners beat up the Cougars offense, holding three starters scoreless.
Sun., Dec. 6, 2015, 7:23 p.m.
Josh Hawkinson’s dissatisfaction with his performance in a previous game nearly yielded perfection in Washington State’s 91-67 win over Portland State on Sunday afternoon.
Tue., Dec. 1, 2015, 10:15 p.m.
More fans will fill Beasley Coliseum for Wednesday’s game between No. 13 Gonzaga and Washington State than attended the first four Cougars games combined.
Sat., Nov. 28, 2015, 10:27 p.m.
When Ernie Kent became the head coach at Washington State, he implemented a new system and a new style of play that encouraged an up-tempo pace and plenty of playmaking. …
Fri., Nov. 20, 2015, 10:55 p.m.
The Valentine Izundu that Ernie Kent has hinted at, a 6-foot-10 jumping bean who might lead the Pac-12 conference in blocked shots, who can dunk whenever he has the ball …
Fri., Nov. 20, 2015, 9:04 p.m.
When Taylor Taliulu first arrived in Pullman he wasn’t a published musician whose raps played for a sold-out stadium every couple weeks. He’d never directed a documentary miniseries about himself …
Thu., Nov. 19, 2015, 8:02 p.m.
Washington State men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent said his team showed plenty of room for improvement in last week’s 82-70 season opening win over Northern Arizona.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 14, 2015, 12:23 a.m.
Viont’e Daniels is over how frustrating his recruiting process was. And if we’re being exact, it only took him one minute and 17 seconds to bury that frustration with the …
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015, 12:18 a.m.
Washington State basketball coach Ernie Kent doesn’t want an alpha dog. He doesn’t want a DaVonté Lacy.
Fri., Nov. 6, 2015, 9:57 p.m.
Fans joined Hall of Fame coach George Raveling in packing Bohler Gym to watch Washington State beat Pacific (Ore.) 97-70 in its second exhibition game. Although the game was dubbed …
Thu., Nov. 5, 2015, 5:09 p.m.
Since leaving Washington State, George Raveling has been inducted into both the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame and the College Basketball Hall of Fame. He’s battled with sneaker godfather Sonny …
Fri., Oct. 30, 2015, 10:36 p.m.
The Washington State men’s basketball team had a brief courtship with disaster during the closing minutes of its 81-74 win over Lewis-Clark State College in an exhibition game Friday night. …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 29, 2015, 9:20 p.m.
The Washington State men’s basketball team will debut six of its seven new faces on Friday night in an exhibition game against Lewis-Clark State, its first action of the 2015-16 …
Sat., Oct. 17, 2015, 8:26 p.m.
Washington State wide receiver Dom Williams’ exploits on the football field against Oregon and Oregon State have been an honor and homage to his grandmother, Jennie Dodd, who died on …
Thu., Oct. 15, 2015, 3:18 p.m.
The Pac-12 held its debutante ball, er, Media Day on Thursday in San Francisco and while each head coach brought along a veteran player to represent the program, freshmen were …
Tue., Sept. 29, 2015
PULLMAN – Although Ernie Kent may have long ago mastered the sartorial flair and oratorical tricks of a politician, his skill for diminishing expectations will need a lot of sharpening …