Stories tagged: Ernie Kent
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 5 p.m.
The Cougars will play eight true home games at Beasley Coliseum – including an exhibition –but 11 total in the state of Washington, with a road game against Seattle U …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 2:34 p.m.
Marrion had previously served as the program’s coordinator of basketball operations for the last two seasons.
Mon., July 16, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
Washington State will play three consecutive road games in Pac-12 Conference play before returning to Beasley Coliseum, the Cougars learned Monday when the league released its 2019 pairings and site …
Fri., June 15, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Washington State has added junior college walk-on James Streeter, while guard Kwinton Hinson, will not return for his senior season because of personal reasons, men’s basketball head coach Ernie Kent …
UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
Franks decided his defense still needed some more work – his rebounding, too – and the opportunity to move from a fringe second-round pick to a bona fide first-rounder was …
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 2:42 p.m.
As a junior, Franks’ numbers ballooned and the Vancouver, Washington, native posted the Pac-12’s seventh-best scoring average at 17.4 points per game – from 6.4 ppg as a sophomore – …
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 7:53 p.m.
Ali’s penchant for scoring the basketball is well-known in his home country of Canada. He’s one of just two Canadian high schoolers to have scored 100 points in a single …
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 6:31 p.m.
Acquaah joins starting point guard Malachi Flynn and little-used reserve guard Jamar Ergas as the fourth member of Kent’s backcourt to leave the program this offseason. Walk-on guard TJ Mickelson …
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 8:48 p.m.
Washington State’s Ernie Kent, NABC panel recommended change to Condoleezza Rice’s NCAA task force in December
Not unlike many of his peers, Ernie Kent is eager to see college basketball change for the better. But the Washington State coach is also among a small percentile of …
Sun., April 22, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
Marvin Cannon, a 6-5 small forward from Barton Community College in Great Bend, Kansas, became the third JC player and fifth player overall to sign with coach Ernie Kent and …
UPDATED: Sun., April 15, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
Catching up with Klay Thompson: A Q&A with the two-time NBA champion and former Washington State standout
Seven years removed from playing his final game in the crimson and gray, Thompson still looks back fondly on his time at WSU and says a few of his best …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 6:31 p.m.
Washington State receives letters of intent from Slovenian-born small forward Aljaz Kunc, JC power forward Isaiah Wade
Ernie Kent took the first steps toward rebuilding his Washington State basketball roster on Wednesday, signing small forward Aljaz ‘Jaz’ Kunc out of Impact Basketball Academy and junior college transfer …
Thu., March 29, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
Kunc is a native of Slovenia and would become the first player born outside of the United States and Canada to sign with the Cougars under fourth-year coach Ernie Kent. …
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 10:32 a.m.
The mass exodus of Washington State men’s basketball players has spilled into Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Ernie Kent’s Washington State basketball program will now march forward without both of its top scorers from the 2017-18 season.
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 2:48 a.m.
Washington State coach Ernie Kent talks about the 66-64 overtime loss to Oregon in the Pac-12 Tournament and reflects on the Cougars’ 2017-18 season.
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
Eleventh-seeded Washington State (12-18) will try to put their nine-year conference tournament drought to bed Wednesday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas when they go toe-to-toe with sixth-seeded Oregon …
Thu., March 1, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
WSU coach Ernie Kent talks about Malachi Flynn’s 28-point outing and how the Cougars managed to scrape out a 78-76 win over Oregon at Beasley Coliseum.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
The nights were long and the minutes were heavy last season as Malachi Flynn waded through his first year as a starting point guard in the Pac-12 Conference.
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
Washington State coach Ernie Kent looks back at the Cougars’ split in the Bay Area, talks about the improved play of grad transfer Drick Bernstine and previews the upcoming home …
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018
Washington State coach Ernie Kent discusses the Cougars’ 78-76 win over California Thursday night at Haas Pavilion.
Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Cougars coach Ernie Kent talks about the team’s miscues and mistakes in a 77-70 loss to Utah Saturday at Beasley Coliseum.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 11:35 p.m.
Cougars coach Ernie Kent talks about the play of sophomore point guard Malachi Flynn and the team’s toughness in a 73-69 victory over Colorado Thursday night at Beasley Coliseum.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 6:11 p.m.
The Washington State Cougars believe they still have some good basketball in them, but now that most – if not all – of their tangible preseason goals are wiped out, …
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
Washington State coach Ernie Kent talks extensively about trying to rebuild the Cougar basketball program, the influence of first-year assistant coach Bennie Seltzer and this week’s home swing against Colorado …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 9:32 p.m.
Franks’ presence may not have necessarily saved WSU at Matthew Knight Arena, but the Cougars certainly missed their junior forward’s versatility in an 84-57 loss to the Ducks in front …
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 7:39 p.m.
Washington State coach Ernie Kent talks about the 84-57 loss to Oregon at Matthew Knight Arena and the challenges of rebuilding the program in Pullman.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 5:23 p.m.
During the early, promising stages of the 2017-18 Washington State season that feel almost prehistoric at this point, the Cougars managed to fend off one of the college basketball programs …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
Washington State basketball players are cognizant of the fact that they currently sit in the Pac-12’s basement and it’s not much use reminding them of all the ways they’ve regressed …
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
Washington State basketball coach Ernie Kent spoke Tuesday about his team’s morale and the upcoming games against Oregon State and Oregon. Part one