Stories tagged: Robert Franks
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
In the past, Washington State hasn’t always had the size, the length and the athleticism to combat the Pac-12’s elite big men, but this season the Cougars should at least …
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: Mon., March 26, 2018, 8:38 p.m.
Washington State forward Robert Franks is joining a growing list of underclassmen who’ve chosen to end their college careers prematurely in order to pursue a lifelong dream of playing in …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 5:54 p.m.
Franks, a 6-foot-7 forward with good shooting range and a strong post-up game, is an interesting pro prospect, but by no means a guaranteed NBA Draft pick if he should …
Thu., March 8, 2018, 2:47 a.m.
Cougar forward Robert Franks talks about the team’s loss to Oregon Wednesday in the Pac-12 Tournament.
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 11:25 p.m.
Franks became a full-time starter for the Cougars this season, doubling his minutes-per-game average from 16.4 as a sophomore to 32.7 as a junior. The Vancouver, Washington, native nearly tripled …
Thu., March 1, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Cougar players Viont’e Daniels, Malachi Flynn and Robert Franks talk about the team’s 78-76 win over Oregon Thursday in Pullman.
Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 10:47 p.m.
WSU players Robert Franks, Arinze Chidom and Malachi Flynn discuss the 77-70 loss to Utah Saturday at Beasley Coliseum.
Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 11:30 p.m.
WSU players Robert Franks, Malachi Flynn and Viont’e Daniels talk about the Cougars’ 73-69 win over Colorado Thursday night at Beasley Coliseum.
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, 10:46 p.m.
WSU forward Robert Franks talks about breaking out of the slump and preparing for the Oregon schools.
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 10:26 p.m.
Washington State players Robert Franks and Viont’e Daniels talk about the Cougars’ 100-72 loss to Arizona Wednesday at Beasley Coliseum.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
WSU players Robert Franks, Drick Bernstine and Malachi Flynn talk about Franks’ 10 3-pointers and beating Cal for the first Pac-12 win.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 3:43 p.m.
When a team’s starting forwards have 44 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists it might be a good sign. That was the case Saturday when Washington State’s Robert Franks scored …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
Cougars forward Robert Franks and guard Viont’e Daniels talk about the team’s turnover issues and what went wrong down the stretch in a 70-65 loss to Washington.
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 6 a.m.
If Robert Franks ever wishes to re-enact his freshman season at Washington State, the third-year forward might spend practice wearing a 25-pound weight vest.
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Cougars forward Robert Franks talks about the three-game slump and his 3-point shooting percentage this season.
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
Washington State players Malachi Flynn and Robert Franks talk about what went wrong in Saturday’s 81-67 loss to UC Davis at Beasley Coliseum.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Robert Franks pours in career-high 32 points, but sluggish start dooms Washington State in first loss of season
Many of Washington State’s opponents have fallen into the same trap this season. They play their best basketball in the first half, enter the break feeling good about the cushion …
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
Five takeaways from the Wooden Legacy: Cougars roll to tournament title behind strong play from Malachi Flynn and Robert Franks
The Washington State football team lost in the Apple Cup, but a new piece of hardware arrived in Pullman last weekend anyway.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
It’s naïve to think they can make the game look this easy all the time, so the Washington State Cougars made sure to revel in the best moments of their …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
WSU players Milan Acquaah, Jeff Pollard and Robert Franks talk about the win over Saint Martin’s in Sunday’s exhibition.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Behind Robert Franks’ double-double, WSU overcomes sluggish start to edge Saint Martin’s in exhibition
Rebounding and scoring are two voids the Cougars desperately need to fill in the post-Josh Hawkinson era, and Ernie Kent’s team got plenty of both from Franks, who posted 32 …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 9:53 p.m.
With 16 minutes to play, Washington State was sitting on a comfortable 47-33 lead over Sacramento State Wednesday in Beasley Coliseum.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 11:37 p.m.
For the second time in a week the Washington State men’s basketball team went onto its own floor and played a lackluster game that resulted in a loss against an …
Fri., Nov. 6, 2015, 9:57 p.m.
Fans joined Hall of Fame coach George Raveling in packing Bohler Gym to watch Washington State beat Pacific (Ore.) 97-70 in its second exhibition game. Although the game was dubbed …