Stories tagged: Pac-12 basketball
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
USC upsets No. 8 UCLA
Shaqquan Aaron scored a career-high 23 points, and Southern California matched its season best with 14 3-pointers in an 84-76 upset of No. 8 UCLA on Wednesday night.
Fri., March 25, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Stanford hires Jerod Haase as new men’s basketball coach
Stanford hired University of Alabama at Birmingham coach Jerod Haase as its new basketball coach Friday, a week and a half after firing eighth-year coach Johnny Dawkins.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 10:34 p.m.
Pac 12: USC roars back to defeat Colorado
Jordan McLaughlin scored 25 points, hitting a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2 minutes, 53 seconds remaining, and Southern California rallied to beat Colorado 79-72 Wednesday night at Los Angeles, improving to …
Sun., Feb. 14, 2016, 8:34 p.m.
UCLA runs away from Arizona State for 78-65 victory
TEMPE, Ariz. – A disappointing loss two nights earlier could have weighed on UCLA’s players. The potential for a season-long, three-game losing streak certainly might have, too. Instead of wilting …
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016, 3:05 p.m.
Dubious record: Washington may see most players foul out
Along with a renewed excitement around the surprising success this season for Washington has come a soundtrack.
Sat., Jan. 30, 2016, 11:42 p.m.
Dreadful shooting dooms Cougars in 83-50 loss at UCLA
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 …
Sun., Jan. 17, 2016, 8:10 p.m.
Utah rallies for win after Oregon State player trips referee
Oregon State forward Jarmal Reid tripped a referee and was ejected with 2:56 remaining, starting Utah’s rally that led to a 59-53 victory Sunday night.
Fri., Jan. 1, 2016, 9:52 p.m.
USC races past Washington State 90-77 in Pac-12 opener
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 …
Wed., Dec. 30, 2015, 8:03 p.m.
Pac-12 power rankings
No. 8 Arizona (12-1) Even when the Wildcats didn’t look like their old selves in the middle of their nonconference schedule, they kept winning games. And Arizona is starting to …
Wed., Dec. 30, 2015, 7 p.m.
Pac-12 Conference opens with high expectations
Roster turnover and overall youth were the preseason excuses as to why the Pac-12 was going to take its lumps in 2015-16, spending the year rebuilding toward a future date …
Sun., Dec. 13, 2015, 6:51 p.m.
A year later, it’s WSU crushing UTEP
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.
Tue., April 28, 2015, midnight
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 …
Sun., March 15, 2015, midnight
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 …
Mon., March 2, 2015, midnight
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 …
Sun., March 1, 2015, midnight
Cougs headed to Bruins’ den
LOS ANGELES – The final road game for Washington State this season comes against an opponent the Cougars typically go decades at a time without beating away from home. And, …
Mon., Feb. 23, 2015, midnight
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 …
Sun., Feb. 22, 2015, midnight
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 …
Mon., Feb. 16, 2015, midnight
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 …
Sun., Feb. 15, 2015, midnight
No. 7 Arizona will test WSU’s defense tonight in Pullman
PULLMAN – Washington State survived in Friday’s win over Arizona State despite a defense that continues to frustrate coach Ernie Kent. If anything can motivate the Cougars to make the …
Sat., Feb. 14, 2015, midnight
Washington State beats Arizona State 74-71 behind Dexter Kernich-Drew’s 27 points
PULLMAN—Throughout Friday’s game Dexter Kernich-Drew buried shots that surprised the fans who had more or less written off the senior’s dwindling career as one of little and infrequent impact. But …
Fri., Feb. 6, 2015, midnight
Oregon State holds off WSU to improve to 13-0 at home
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Washington State blinked first during a defensive standoff with Oregon State, allowing a scoring spurt late in the game that was just enough for the Beavers to …
Sun., Feb. 1, 2015, midnight
Clutch Cougars team up to post upset of Cardinal
PULLMAN – With about seven minutes left in the duel between Chasson Randle and DaVonte Lacy that served as a proxy competition for the matchup between Stanford and Washington State, …
Sat., Jan. 24, 2015, midnight
Tempo the key for Cougars against Buffaloes
BOULDER, Colo. – Washington State may have dropped a pair of games against the Pac-12’s top two defenses, but the Cougars’ recent slide is nothing compared to what Colorado’s going …
Fri., Jan. 23, 2015, 8:45 p.m.
Cougars face slumping Colorado
Washington State may have dropped a pair of games against the Pac-12’s top two defenses, but the Cougars’ recent slide is nothing compared to what Colorado’s going through.
Thu., Jan. 22, 2015, midnight
No. 12 Utah takes advantage of Washington State turnovers
SALT LAKE CITY – As the coaches emptied their benches while the final minutes played out in No. 12 Utah’s 86-64 victory over Washington State, the Utah student section chanted …
Wed., Jan. 21, 2015, midnight
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 …
Sat., Jan. 17, 2015, midnight
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 …
Fri., Jan. 16, 2015, midnight
Washington State holds off Oregon for 108-99 win in overtime
PULLMAN – All week in practice leading into Thursday’s game DaVonte Lacy and his teammates joked about how they were going to score 100 points against Oregon, a team that …
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015, midnight
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 …
Sat., Jan. 10, 2015, midnight
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 …