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Cougars face difficult road test against No. 12 Utes

PULLMAN – A good offense, great defense, hostile crowd and an opponent coming home after its first Pac-12 loss will likely make Washington State’s game tonight at Utah its toughest …


Cougs try to make it four in row today

PULLMAN – Washington State has shown that it can beat teams that like to get out and run. If the Cougars can beat a methodical Oregon State team today then …


Josh Hawkinson arrives ahead of schedule at WSU

PULLMAN – It wasn’t supposed to happen that quickly for Josh Hawkinson. The prevailing theory was that he would need at least a couple of more years to develop. But …


John Blanchette: Wayne Tinkle, Ernie Kent mold surprises in Pac-12

At the final media timeout last Sunday, the Oregon State Beavers – a not-quite-unanimous choice a couple of months ago as the most hopeless team in the Pac-12 – trailed …


Upsets help propel Gonzaga to No. 3 in men’s basketball polls

Gonzaga’s 2-0 week, coupled with upsets in the top five, helped the Zags reach No. 3 in the men’s college basketball polls. The Zags (16-1, 5-0 WCC), who visit Pepperdine …


Ike Iroegbu paces Cougars in victory over Huskies

SEATTLE – Washington State ran past and shot over Washington’s shot blockers, simply avoiding the biggest advantage the Huskies had to beat their instate rivals, 80-77, and send nearly all …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 10, 2015, 6:45 p.m.

Ike Iroegbu paces Cougars in victory over Huskies

SEATTLE – Washington State ran past and shot over Washington’s shot blockers, simply avoiding the biggest advantage the Huskies had to beat their instate rivals, 80-77, and send nearly all …


Washington State forwards will test Huskies’ Upshaw

SEATTLE – A preseason glance at the Washington State men’s basketball roster would have likely yielded the assumption that the Cougars were going to be a team that relied on …


WSU Cougars snap 15-game conference road losing streak

BERKELEY, Calif. – At the conclusion of last year’s Pac-12 basketball season, Washington State was the only school without a conference win on the road. After one weekend of Pac-12 …


Cougars lose early momentum in Pac-12 opener at Stanford

PALO ALTO, Calif. – There were a bunch of bullies in Maples Pavilion on Friday afternoon and the Stanford players didn’t know how to deal with them. Simply waiting turned …


Cougars gear up for play in Pac-12

OAKLAND – Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins and Washington State’s Ernie Kent both have a tendency to refer to their first dozen or so games, the ones played against nonconference opponents, …


Freshman Ny Redding gives Cougars true point guard

PULLMAN – Ernie Kent said he does not remember Ny Redding making a shot during the freshman’s first three weeks at Washington State, but that story is probably apocryphal. Yet …


Redding gives WSU authentic point guard

Many around the Washington State men’s basketball program remember the uncharacteristic scoring struggles from Ny Redding. But those struggles are gone.


WSU heads off to conference play with win over UC Davis

PULLMAN – The Cougars didn’t end the nonconference season with a dominant performance to springboard them into Pac-12 play. Washington State was too fast and loose with the ball on …


Cougars handle SJSU

PULLMAN – There was only so much Washington State could do to impress against an opponent that would have been outmanned in the best of circumstances on Sunday. And it …


Give and Take: Q&A with WSU basketball coach Ernie Kent

QHow important is it for the program to beat Gonzaga? A It’s not the way you just put it, which puts it in the light that we have to beat …


Turnover-plagued Washington State drops 76-67 men’s basketball decision at Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Not being able to win the turnover battle doomed the Washington State men’s basketball team in a 76-67 loss at Santa Clara on Saturday night. The …


It may be mismatch, but Zags not taking Cougars lightly

Gonzaga junior center Przemek Karnowski is from Poland but his Spokane circle of friends have relayed the significance of the GU-Washington State game.


‘Embarassed’ Lacy sparks Cougs’ victory

PULLMAN – The Washington State Cougars left Beasley Coliseum ice-cold following an embarrassing display of poor shooting in their last game. But the Cougars sizzled on Saturday during a 91-71 …


Cold-shooting Cougars fall to Vandals

PULLMAN – With just 4 minutes to play in Washington State’s annual matchup against Idaho, a pair of Cougar fans in the front row tried to lead the comeback themselves. …


WSU-UI hoops: Cougs’ DaVonte Lacy, Vandals’ Sekou Wiggs familiar foes

PULLMAN – The four-year-old rivalry between DaVonte Lacy and Sekou Wiggs may not be ancient like the annual contest between Washington State and Idaho, but it has its own history. …


WSU-UI hoops: Cougs’ DaVonte Lacy, Vandals’ Sekou Wiggs familiar foes

The four-year-old rivalry between DaVonte Lacy and Sekou Wiggs may not be ancient like the annual contest between Washington State and Idaho, but it has its own history.


WSU men’s basketball team opens season at UTEP

PULLMAN – Washington State will open its men’s basketball season on the road for the first time since 2006 as first-year coach Ernie Kent takes the Cougars on a two-game …


Cougs get Kent off to winning start in exhibition

PULLMAN – It’s a process, as new Cougars head basketball coach Ernie Kent likes to say. That process started slowly Friday night as Washington State won a scrappy game 88-74 …


Washington State men’s basketball 5 keys to success

1 Keep Lacy healthy. A burst appendix, broken ribs and two separate knee injuries have kept Washington State’s best player off the court the past two seasons. Lacy led the …


Ernie Kent brings new attitude to Pullman to help revive Washington State basketball program

PULLMAN – The fact Ernie Kent is even at Washington State means that he has a tall task ahead of him to make the Cougars a competitive team. If the …


Give and Take: Tweets of the week

@ JacobThorpeSR (Ernie) Kent said that every player he’s brought into the program has to be able to make the difference in a game this year. @JacobThorpeSR The basketball coaches …


High-scoring Cougar DaVonte Lacy gears up for one last shot

SAN FRANCISCO – DaVonte Lacy’s Farewell Tour began in front of rows of reporters at Pac-12 Network Studios, who gave the Pac-12’s best scorer a laugh when he compared his …


Arizona receives near-unanimous nod as Pac-12’s best

SAN FRANCISCO – Maybe they didn’t see the USA Today poll of college basketball coaches that ranked Arizona No. 2 and no other Pac-12 school, or maybe they didn’t get …


WSU men’s basketball hires conditioning coach

Washington State men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent announced Wednesday that Scott Thom will join the program as the Cougars’ strength and conditioning coach. Thom spent four years as strength and …