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Hawkinson, Cougars get in tune in win over Portland State

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.


Gonzaga’s game against WSU could be last one for a while

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.


Men’s basketball: Big first half sends Cougars past Texas Southern

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. …


Izundu announces his presence in WSU’s 85-67 win over Idaho State

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 …


WSU seniors play for final time at Martin Stadium

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 …


WSU basketball coach Ernie Kent predicts improved play

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’ debut memorable in Cougars’ win over Lumberjacks

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 …


On second thought … DaVonté Lacy replacement not needed

Washington State basketball coach Ernie Kent doesn’t want an alpha dog. He doesn’t want a DaVonté Lacy.


Washington State blows out Pacific (Ore.) in exhibition

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 …


George Raveling returning to Pullman for ‘Flashback Friday’

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 …


Washington State watches lead dwindle, pulls out win over Lewis-Clark State College

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.

WSU basketball team opens season with new faces, extra motivation

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 …


WSU notebook: Receiver Dom Williams honors late grandmother

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 …


Cougars picked last in Pac-12 basketball poll

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 …


Ernie Kent’s mission: Instilling confidence, developing chemistry in youthful Cougars

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 …


Cougars coach Ernie Kent signs heavily-recruited 7-foot center Conor Clifford

PULLMAN – Ernie Kent won his first major men’s basketball recruiting victory for Washington State, signing a player coveted by far more established programs. Junior college center Conor Clifford sent …


WSU’s Ernie Kent signs two guards on first day of spring signing period

PULLMAN – The Washington State basketball roster will look considerably different after Ernie Kent’s first year in Pullman. After signing guards Charles Callison and Viont’e Daniels to national letters of …


Washington’s 4A player of year headed to WSU

PULLMAN – Ernie Kent has landed his first Seattle-area basketball recruit at Washington State, securing a commitment from Viont’e Daniels from Federal Way. As a senior at FWHS this past …


Three decide to transfer from WSU men’s basketball

PULLMAN – Aaron Cheatum, Jackie Davis and Trevor Dunbar will transfer out of the Washington State basketball program and have been granted their releases, the school announced Tuesday. “We appreciate …


Improvement evident among Cougars

LAS VEGAS – When the Washington State men’s basketball team’s season ended on Wednesday, it did so in the same unremarkable fashion as the ones immediately preceding it. Most of …


Washington State takes early exit from Pac-12 tournament

LAS VEGAS – Throughout his first season as the Washington State men’s basketball coach, Ernie Kent has tried to supplement his players’ basketball education with off-the-court lessons and support. He’s …


G&T Blog matters: Cougars’ Senior Night, Zags on getting back in rhythm

2: Sunday: It’s an oft repeated phrase from players and coaches at this stage of the season: “We want to be playing our best basketball going into the postseason.”


Cougars fall short in 67-59 loss to No. 13 Utah

PULLMAN – First-year Washington State coach Ernie Kent spoke of “the process” after taking the WSU job last spring, suggesting a couple years spent taking lumps were likely before the …


Cougs can’t finish what they start at Pauley

LOS ANGELES – As the expectation of defeat gives way to the hope of victory, Washington State’s basketball players are experiencing a new kind of postgame pain: The kind that …


Unsung hero sparks Cougars to win over USC

LOS ANGELES – Washington State had the dual experiences of blowing USC out on the road and escaping the Galen Center with a shaky win and an unlikely hero. The …


Andrews’ 3-pointer lifts Huskies over Cougars

PULLMAN – The emotions moving through the Washington State players and fans after an 87-84 loss to Washington on Sunday were those of disbelief, confusion and, ultimately, exasperation. The Cougars …


Cougars men expect to face quicker Huskies team tonight in Pullman

PULLMAN – Since Washington State beat Washington in Pac-12 men’s basketball in Seattle two months ago, the Huskies have seen their NCAA tournament hopes flushed, booted their best player and …


Sophomore guard Ike Iroegbu leads WSU’s running game

PULLMAN – For a snapshot of all the agony and the ecstasy inherent to college basketball, observe one of Ike Iroegbu’s recent fast-break forays to the basket. The Washington State …


Ike Iroegbu leads WSU’s running game

PULLMAN – For a snapshot of all the agony and the ecstasy inherent to college basketball, observe one of Ike Iroegbu’s recent fast-break forays to the basket.


No. 7 Arizona has its way with Cougars

PULLMAN – It’s been a blessing for Washington State to only face Arizona one time during each of the past two seasons. Whether the games are played in Tucson or …