Stories tagged: Pac-12
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
An early interception by Washington State’s Marcus Strong allowed Gardner Minshew and company to drive down to give the Cougars a 14-point lead midway through the first quarter en route …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 1:50 p.m.
Seventh heaven: Washington State thumps Arizona behind Gardner Minshew’s record-breaking seven TD passes
It’s been a season of milestones for Washington State in 2018, and the Cougars were eyeballing another one Saturday night, trying to become the sixth team in program history to …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 12:02 a.m.
Difference makers: Gardner Minshew adds more highlights to Heisman campaign, Calvin Jackson Jr. scores first touchdowns
Difference makers from Washington State’s 69-28 victory over Arizona at Martin Stadium in Pullman
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 12:09 a.m.
TV Take: Washington State makes thumping of Arizona look like a walk in the park… or through Pullman
The distance Washington State has traveled this year is in some ways analogous to the distance head coach Mike Leach travels many days from his home to his office.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 11:22 p.m.
Quirky special teams touchdown, goal-line forced fumble go Washington State’s way as rout of Arizona starts early
Although Arizona had plenty of problems stopping Washington State in the first half, the blowout-in-the-making on Saturday included two bizarre plays that made Cougar fans scream.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 10 p.m.
It’s hard enough to play No. 8 Washington State in its own back yard, but Arizona made it even tougher on Saturday with an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty that helped extend …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 8:14 p.m.
Jake Browning threw for three touchdowns and Myles Gaskin rushed for 135 yards in the final home game of their careers, and No. 17 Washington scored 28 first-quarter points on …
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 7:54 p.m.
Last week in a 31-7 win at Colorado, Pelluer tied the previous mark of 51 games, held by wide receiver Gabe Marks and defensive lineman Daniel Ekuale. The sixth-year middle …
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 5 a.m.
Gardner Minshew should have plenty of chances to boost his Heisman Trophy resume against a mediocre Arizona pass defense and the Cougars should cruise into the Apple Cup on a …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 7:03 p.m.
Keys to a potential victory for Washington State against Arizona Saturday at Martin Stadium.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
Blowout loss to Arizona in 2017 was a sour memory for Washington State. Saturday, the Cougars and Tracy Claeys will try to crack the Wildcats’ code
WSU players probably don’t need anyone jogging their memories, but they’re still only about 400 days removed from the 2017 debacle in Tucson, when the Wildcats rushed for 328 yards, …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 11:22 p.m.
No. 17 Washington still has a legitimate shot at a more than acceptable consolation prize despite the disappointment of being knocked out of the College Football Playoff conversation by midseason. …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 11:23 p.m.
The annual Big Game between Stanford and California that had been scheduled for Saturday was postponed two weeks because of the unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area resulting from …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 5 a.m.
Imagine the 2012 college football season without Johnny Manziel’s gridiron wizardry and bombastic swagger, or the 2011 campaign without Case Keenum and his rocket right arm.
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 6:56 p.m.
Washington State launched the marketing campaign on Thursday with the ‘MinshewForHeisman’ Twitter account.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 12:07 a.m.
Jake Browning, Myles Gaskin and UW’s breakthrough senior class preparing for final game at Husky Stadium
This senior class has led the Huskies to 36 wins, just three wins shy of the school record over a four-year period.
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
Seattle University defeats Washington State’s men’s basketball team for first time since 1978-79 season
Terrell Brown scored a game-high 20 points, with eight coming in the final 86 seconds, and Seattle University held off Washington State 78-69 in nonconference men’s basketball play Wednesday night.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 10:37 p.m.
WSU is getting more production out of the QB position than it did last year. The offensive line is allowing fewer than a sack a game. The receivers are a …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
UW co-defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake is not concerned about players looking ahead. “It is all in on beating Oregon State,” he says.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 8:51 p.m.
Washington State’s Mike Leach: Dezmon Patmon broke Colorado game open with 48-yard reception in third quarter
In the third quarter, Patmon went 48 yards on a catch-and-run that set the Cougars up inside the Buffaloes’ 30-yard line and eventually allowed Gardner Minshew to rush for the …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 7:36 p.m.
Coming off a bye week, Arizona (5-5, 4-3) will look to lock down a bowl berth when it visits No. 8 Washington State (9-1, 6-1).
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 11:43 p.m.
In his first start, Jason Shelley ran for two touchdowns and Armand Shyne had 174 yards rushing to power Utah past Oregon 32-25. The Utes lost Tyler Huntley, their starting …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
Washington State’s defense forced three turnovers and quarterback Gardner Minshew overcame a sporadic first half to lead the offense into the end zone three times in the second half and …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 11:42 p.m.
John Blanchette: In era of eye-popping offenses, Washington State defense as good as they need to be
The Wazzu defense came within one communications breakdown of a shutout, which was far more “D” than was required to bulldoze the Buffs.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
More than 1,500 days after making his debut in crimson and gray threads, linebacker Peyton Pelluer tied Washington State’s record for career games played Saturday against Colorado at Folsom Field.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
TV Take: From Gardner Minshew’s ‘Heisman moment’ to Mike Leach’s moustache, Washington State shines late in win at Colorado
There may be no quarterback west of Alabama that has played better this season than Washington State’s Gardner Minshew.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
Difference makers from Washington State’s 31-7 victory over Colorado at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
Colorado’s Nate Landman ejected for targeting after hit against on Washington State QB Gardner Minshew
A Colorado linebacker was punished for an illegal hit to the head on Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew in the second quarter of Saturday’s Pac-12 game between the Cougars and …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
Laviska Shenault Jr. returns to Colorado against Washington State, but Buffs without two other top WRs
CU held out sophomore receiver K.D. Nixon (toe) and senior receiver Jay MacIntyre (concussion) after both were injured in the Buffaloes’ previous game at Arizona. Shenault Jr., who was one …
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 5 a.m.
CU’s defense has been unsuccessful against offenses much less potent than WSU’s and the Cougars have proven to be a resilient team in tight games, while the Buffaloes have mostly …