Stories tagged: Pac-12
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Pac-12 picks: Week 1 was easy to choose … if you went with the Pac-12 team
A little “Conference of Champions” bias wouldn’t have been a bad thing to have while picking last week’s games. By not choosing 11 Pac-12 winners – 11 played last weekend …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 11:18 p.m.
John Blanchette: Brett Rypien faces Washington State with something to prove
The five stages of grief have nothing on the college football fan’s emotional dance with the starting quarterback. Often as not, those reactions – denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 7:35 p.m.
Taylor, Washington State hoping for better start to 2017 season
Robert Taylor isn’t alone. He’s not the first Washington State student who’s made a costly after-hours blunder on the Pullman campus and he certainly won’t be the last.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
Less is more for Washington State kicker Erik Powell
In his early years at Washington State, Erik Powell would often spend hours on end of his own time spraying kicks through the uprights, hoping constant repetition would generate the …
UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017, 6:18 p.m.
Jamal Morrow, fellow Washington State running backs eager to contribute more in 2017
Will this be the year of the running back at Washington State? Jamal Morrow can always hope.
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Washington State coach Mike Leach talks hot dogs, Millennials and even football at Pac-12 Media Days
Deadpan humor is a lot more fun than Xs and Os. Mike Leach proved it again on Thursday, delivering three one-liners before he took his seat at the Pac-12 Media …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Huskies, Buffs taking next step after surprising Pac-12 runs
Chris Petersen and Mike MacIntyre engineered two of the biggest breakthroughs in college football last season when they got Washington and Colorado into a Pac-12 title game matchup that absolutely …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
Arizona, UCLA aim to bounce back after losing seasons
Jim Mora had his first losing season at UCLA last year, and so did Rich Rodriguez at Arizona. The veteran coaches enter 2017 looking to engineer significant and perhaps job-saving …
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 12:21 p.m.
Pac-12 will test shorter halftime, reduced TV timeouts
The Pac-12 will shorten halftime and reduce the number of commercial breaks during its non-conference schedule this season as part of a trial program to reduce the length of its …
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
Washington State football picked to finish third in Pac-12 North
Southern California is the preseason pick to win the Pac-12 in a poll of football media, and defending champion Washington is favored to win the North Division. Washington State, which …
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Washington State picks up commitment from DE Brennan Jackson
Brennan Jackson, a defensive end from California who is ranked sixth in his position in the West Region by Scout.com, has committed to Washington State.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 7:10 p.m.
Huskies basketball appears to be in good hands with Mike Hopkins
The impact of a newly elected president is often measured by what he achieves in his first 100 days, but what about a newly hired college basketball coach? After all, …
Sun., June 25, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
Washington Huskies basketball lands second top recruit from New York state
For the second time this month, the Washington men’s basketball team added a touted wing from New York, and it appears new Huskies coach Mike Hopkins beat out his former …
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Washington State men’s basketball picks up transfer Drick Bernstine from North Dakota
The Washington State men’s basketball team received some immediate frontcourt help on Friday with the news that North Dakota forward Drick Bernstine will play his final collegiate year in Pullman.
UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 8 p.m.
Four-star QB Cammon Cooper commits to WSU
The pipeline from Utah to Washington State’s offensive backfield won’t end with Luke Falk. Four-star quarterback recruit Cammon Cooper announced on Sunday that he intends to play for the Cougars …
Mon., May 8, 2017, 7:55 p.m.
Stanford sending coach Mark Marquess out in style
After missing the NCAA Tournament the last two years, Stanford looks primed to give Mark Marquess a big send-off to retirement after 41 years as head coach.
UPDATED: Sun., April 23, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
Washington State baseball falls in finale, but win series with No. 30 UW
Washington State lost the final game of its three-game series against rival No. 30 Washington, 7-1, on Sunday afternoon. But the Cougars had already secured a badly needed series win …
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
Cougars give mixed reviews on new Washington State football uniforms
“He tried to trick me” complained running back Jamal Morrow after a reporter asked whether or not the Washington State Cougars would debut their new uniforms during Saturday’s Crimson and …
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Washington State hopes to build on big year for its special teams
A fast, instinctual, and now experienced defender, senior Robert Taylor is expected to emerge as one of the leaders of the Washington State defense at the safety position.
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 6:19 p.m.
Calvin Jackson Jr. follows Derek Sage to Washington State
Calvin Jackson Jr. first committed to Derek Sage when the current Washington State inside receivers coach was at Toledo.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
College baseball notes: Washington State hopes hot bats will turn season around
The Washington State baseball team gave up 12 runs in one inning, lost a Pac-12 series at home and lost its sixth game in seven tries last weekend.
Sun., April 2, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
Justin Harrer slugs homer but WSU loses at Cal
Justin Harrer slugged hits first homer of the season but Washington State dropped a 9-5 decision to Cal in Berkeley, California, on Sunday.
Sat., March 18, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
Lorenzo Romar had to go as Washington men’s basketball coach, despite fond memories
This had to be done.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 11:18 p.m.
Lauri Markkanen scores 29 points as Arizona defeats UCLA in Pac-12 Tournament semifinals
Lauri Markkanen scored 29 points, Allonzo Trier added 20 and No. 7 Arizona shot its way past No. 3 UCLA 86-75 Friday night in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinals.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
Third-ranked UCLA holds off USC to move to Pac-12 men’s semifinals
Isaac Hamilton scored 22 points and No. 3 UCLA overcame an uneven performance by Lonzo Ball while holding off rival Southern California 76-74 on Thursday night in the Pac-12 quarterfinals.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Arizona shakes loose from Colorado to advance to Pac-12 men’s semifinals
Lauri Markkanen scored 20 points, Allonzo Trier added 19 and No. 7 Arizona pulled away in the second half for a 92-78 victory over Colorado on Thursday night in the …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
Jabari Bird guides California past Utah in Pac-12 Tournament men’s quarterfinal
Jabari Bird had 26 points and scored on a key three-point play with 14 seconds left, helping California hold off Utah 78-75 on Thursday in the Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinals.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Dillon Brooks scores 22 points as Oregon beats Arizona State in Pac-12 quarterfinal
LAS VEGAS – Dillon Brooks scored 22 points, Tyler Dorsey added 21 and No. 5 Oregon pulled away in the second half to beat Arizona State 80-57 Thursday in the …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
Washington’s long men’s basketball season ends with loss to USC at Pac-12 Tournament
Chimezie Metu had 24 points and nine rebounds, and Southern California boosted its postseason hopes by holding off Washington 78-73 on Wednesday night in the first round of the Pac-12 …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
Golden Bears outlast upset-minded Beavers in Pac-12 tourney
LAS VEGAS – California had a hard time shaking an Oregon State team that had won five games all season. The Bears ended the regular season with five losses in …