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  • SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2015, 4:06 P.M.

    Cougars on their way to better times under Kent

    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 the improvements coach …

  • MONDAY, JAN. 26, 2015

    Cougars defeat Buffs

    Lia Galdeira scored 27 points, Mariah Cooks chipped in 15 more and Washington State edged Colorado in a 73-68 comeback win Sunday in Pullman. Trailing by eight late in the …

  • FRIDAY, JAN. 2, 2015, 2:30 P.M.

    Cougars fall hard in second half, lose to Stanford

    Chasson Randle scored 17 of his 18 points in the second half and Stanford opened Pac-12 play with a 71-56 victory over Washington State on Friday.

  • SUNDAY, DEC. 21, 2014

    Cougars host San Jose State on Sunday

    Washington State will play in Pullman for the first time in more than two weeks today when the Cougars host San Jose State, a team that would love to have …

  • FRIDAY, DEC. 5, 2014

    Idaho’s Connor Hill reflects on big win over Washington State

    The next time Idaho senior Connor Hill sees his Washington State men’s basketball friends around the Palouse, he might be tempted to talk a little trash. In a friendly manner, …

  • THURSDAY, DEC. 4, 2014, 2 P.M.

    Vandals reflect on breakthrough against rival WSU

    he next time Idaho senior Connor Hill sees his Washington State men’s basketball friends around the Palouse, he might be tempted to talk a little trash.

  • MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014, 11:33 P.M.

    Blanchette: Moos gets his man in Kent

    What matters is whether Ernie Kent can do more than tread water at Washington State University. Or whether it’s reasonable to expect more than that on a sustained basis.

  • SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 2014, 7:37 P.M.

    Leon Rice staying at Boise State

    Boise State men’s basketball coach Leon Rice will not be Washington State’s next coach.

  • THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014

    Former Coug back as a star for Aztecs

    Xavier Thames left the Inland Northwest as the odd man out at point guard for the Washington State men’s basketball team. He returns as a senior and an All-American candidate …

  • WEDNESDAY, FEB. 12, 2014, 11:22 P.M.

    Cal outlasts Cougars in OT

    DaVonte Lacy and the Washington State Cougars poured in 13 3-pointers but Cal was equally hot from outside and just a speck better on Wednesday night, beating WSU 80-76 in …

  • FRIDAY, JAN. 17, 2014, 8:50 P.M.

    Cougars hope to rebound

    Although the Washington State has won just two of its last seven games, coach Ken Bone refuses to be hard on his team.

  • SUNDAY, JAN. 12, 2014, 7:16 P.M.

    Cougars defeat Utah 49-46 at Pullman

    It came down to the final shot but the Cougars pulled off the victory, beating the Utah Utes 49-46 on Sunday for their first Pac-12 win this season.

  • SATURDAY, DEC. 28, 2013, 7:55 P.M.

    Cougars roll past Mississippi Valley State

    Que Johnson scored 19 points and Royce Woolridge added 16 as Washington State routed Mississippi Valley State 85-48 on Saturday.

  • FRIDAY, NOV. 22, 2013

    Zags reinvent themselves

    Just in case we needed one, college basketball delivered a reminder Thursday night that there are no absolutes. In the matter of Gonzaga and Washington State, that means that as …

  • THURSDAY, NOV. 21, 2013, 8:15 P.M.

    Gonzaga beats Washington State

    Kevin Pangos had 27 points and Drew Barham added 17 to lead No. 13 Gonzaga past Washington State 90-74 on Thursday night.

  • SATURDAY, NOV. 16, 2013

    Cougars take on Lamar, Knight

    Men’s basketball: The first two opponents for the Washington State men’s basketball team may be midmajors, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have big-name coaches. After facing former SEC coach …

  • THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2013, 8:38 P.M.

    WSU retains Bone without ‘to-do list’

    There was no ultimatum issued by Washington State athletic director Bill Moos to men’s basketball coach Ken Bone. But Bone, who met with Moos on Wednesday and will return to …

  • MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013, 11:19 P.M.

    Moos, Bone to review season

    Washington State athletic director Bill Moos said on his weekly radio show Monday that he plans to meet with men’s basketball coach Ken Bone next week to discuss the future …

  • SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 2013, 6:58 P.M.

    WSU’s losing streak hits nine

    SEATTLE – It’s been more than a month now since Washington State won a basketball game. And after the Cougars welcomed March in the same manner in which they slogged …

  • SATURDAY, JAN. 5, 2013, 10:21 P.M.

    Cougars suffer agonizing loss to Huskies

    Brock Motum sat with his head down, his 6-foot-10 frame enveloping a small set of stairs inside Beasley Coliseum’s drab concourse, before taking questions by himself in the media room.

  • SUNDAY, NOV. 11, 2012

    WSU eases past Eastern in opener

    PULLMAN – Sometimes basketball is a simple game. At least it was Saturday evening at Beasley Coliseum.

  • SATURDAY, NOV. 10, 2012, 9:05 P.M.

    WSU rolls over EWU in Cougars’ season opener

    Washington State shot nearly 55 percent from the floor, Eastern Washington less than 35. And that simple statistic was at the nub of the Cougars’ 88-69 season-opening nonconference victory over …

  • WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2012, 4:58 P.M.

    WSU guard Mike Ladd plays through pain

    If Mike Ladd is one of the toughest players on Washington State’s roster, he is also one of the most honest. He knows his right thumb is hurting, just as …

  • FRIDAY, FEB. 3, 2012

    Motum’s big night ignites Cougars

    PULLMAN – A quick start wasn’t surprising, considering Washington State’s opponent on Thursday night. But after lowly USC charged back from a seven-point deficit to take an early lead, WSU …

  • FRIDAY, FEB. 3, 2012

    Blanchette: Motum deserves huge shout-out

    PULLMAN – A defender overcommitted high above the key and suddenly a lane to the hoop as wide as the Brisbane River opened up for Brock Motum. Almost as spectacular …

  • WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2012

    WSU’s Aden out for the season

    PULLMAN – Faisal Aden used his crutches to walk across Washington State’s campus on Tuesday, a brace engulfing most of his left leg. This, unfortunately, is how Aden will finish …

  • TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2012, 11:06 A.M.

    WSU’s Aden out for the season

    Senior guard Faisal Aden will miss the remainder of Washington State’s season with a torn ACL in his left knee.

  • SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2012

    Aden won’t play vs. ASU

    TEMPE, Ariz. – The Washington State Cougars will be without one of their best scorers when they face Arizona State at 2 p.m. today at Wells Fargo Arena. Senior guard …

  • FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2012

    Arizona hits 15 3-pointers to bury Cougars

    TUCSON, Ariz. – This was a loss the Washington State Cougars might feel for a while. The game didn’t go so well, either.

  • WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2012

    Cougs failing boards

    PULLMAN – Coach Ken Bone says at times it’s a matter of simply being outmanned. Brock Motum thinks Washington State just needs to box out better in its 2-3 zone.



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