Stories tagged: Washington State Cougars
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
Carter Skaggs pours in 26 points – on seven 3s – to lead Washington State past Seattle U
Skaggs got toasty in the second half of the nonleague game and paced the Cougars in a 75-59 win over Seattle U at Beasley Coliseum.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 7:24 p.m.
Washington State’s Hercules Mata’afa named semifinalist for Walter Camp Player of the Year Award
The fourth-oldest college football award in the country recognizes the nation’s best college football player. Cougars QB Luke Falk was a semifinalist for the Walter Camp Award in 2016.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
Pac-12 picks: A Big Game with big stakes as rivalry week, Part One, kicks off in Pac-12 Conference
Two weeks remain in the regular season. May the picks be with us.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
Maegan O’Neill, Washington State women’s soccer motivated to beat Tennessee
For the Washington State women’s soccer team, motivation is a full suitcase and the promise of a week of warm weather.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
Washington State climbs five spots to No. 14 in College Football Playoff rankings
The Cougars have spent the 2017 season sliding up and down the Associated Press Top 25 rankings, but for the first time this fall, they’ve made it into the top-15 …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 3:16 p.m.
Pac-12 power rankings: Three teams still in the Pac-12 North race, six others eyeing postseason berth
Of the five Pac-12 teams currently guaranteed a spot in the postseason, four are still in the hunt for a league title – and a presumed New Year’s Six bowl …
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Washington State inks Seattle forward Charles Elleby to letter of intent
Elleby, a 6-6, 195-pound forward who’s spent four years in the 3A Metro League, comes off a junior season that saw him average 23 points, 13 rebounds and four assists …
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 3:20 p.m.
Washington State’s Hercules Mata’afa, Erik Powell earn Pac-12 Player of the Week honors
Cougars defensive tackle Hercules Mata’afa was named the league’s Defensive Player of the Week and kicker Erik Powell was named Special Teams Player of the Week after WSU beat Utah …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 1:21 p.m.
Kickoff time for 2017 Apple Cup narrowed down to three time slots
The Cougars and Huskies will kick off at 12:30 p.m. on ABC, 12:45 p.m. on ESPN, 5 p.m. on ABC or 5 p.m. on FOX, WSU announced Monday morning.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Washington State in the driver’s seat heading into final weeks of regular season
With two weeks left in the regular season, it’s guaranteed that the Pac-12 football championship will end up in one of two states. But within those two states, four teams …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 5:27 p.m.
WSU men rally from 22 points down to beat Texas Southern 86-84 in overtime in season opener
The improbable and the indomitable careened toward a dramatic finish as Washington State men’s basketball team clawed its way back from a deficit that reached 22 points in the first …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
Washington State on the move in Associated Press top 25 poll after knocking off Utah
A 33-25 win over Utah Saturday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium boosted Washington State four spots to No. 15 in the latest edition of the Associated Press Top 25 poll.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
In his much-anticipated return home, Washington State’s Falk throws three touchdowns to lead Cougars past Utes
Falk estimated that 60 people came out to support him – “that’s probably lowballing it,” he said – in the second-to-last regular season game of his college career.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Analysis: Washington State defense earns seven takeaways as Cougars hold off Utah 33-25 ahead of bye week
The Cougars (9-2, 6-2), with a bye week on the docket, can now cool their heels for 12 days before playing the Huskies in another Apple Cup that will determine …
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 9:17 p.m.
John Blanchette: On Luke Falk’s homecoming, it was Washington State’s Hercules Mata’afa that did the home wrecking
Perhaps when Sophie Mata’afa was naming the fifth of her seven children, she sold him a little short by settling on merely Hercules.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
Difference makers: Hercules Mata’afa’s disruption key for Washington State’s defense in 33-25 win at Utah
The key players in Washington State’s 33-25 win over Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Vince Grippi’s three takes: Washington State’s offense does just enough to back up high-flying defensive performance
Veteran sports writer Vince Grippi gives his three takes on Washington State’s 33-25 win over Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Utes play Cougars without top receiver Darren Carrington, Washington State without running back Gerard Wicks
Darren Carrington, who leads the Utes in receptions (58), receiving yards (830), and receiving touchdowns (6), missed his first game of the season with an injury.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
Washington State forces seven turnovers to beat Utah 33-25 for crucial road win
Luke Falk and the Washington State offense will lament all of the scoring opporutnities they squandered Saturday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. They’ll do that, surely, but probably not before they …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 7:47 p.m.
Washington State’s Luke Falk breaks Pac-12 record for career touchdowns
Luke Falk, who grew up in Logan, Utah, approximately 80 miles north of Rice-Eccles Stadium, tossed the 117th touchdown of his career in the second quarter of Saturday’s game against …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 7:33 p.m.
Washington State gets senior linebacker Isaac Dotson back for Utah game
Dotson started for the Cougars at Mike linebacker and appeared on both the punt and kickoff teams. The Bellevue, Washington, native hadn’t played since the first half of the Oct. …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
Highlights: No. 19 Washington State 33, Utah 25
Updates and highlights from Washington State’s Pac-12 football game at Utah on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 6:22 p.m.
The pick: Why Washington State will beat Utah
The Cougars will beat the Utes to improve to 9-2 on the season and 6-2 in Pac-12 Conference play.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 8:14 p.m.
Plenty of storylines to keep an eye on as Washington State, Utah gear up for Pac-12 battle
The game between Washington State and Utah was always going to bubble with fascinating storylines – even before a heap of postseason implications began to emerge for both the Cougars …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Washington State confident ahead of first-round NCAA women’s soccer match
Return to NCAA soccer tournament means a lot for Washington State seniors.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
Two minute drill: Keys to victory for Washington State against Utah
Theo Lawson’s keys for a possible Washington State victory over Utah on Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 11:53 p.m.
Video: Washington State outside linebackers coach Roy Manning post practice Nov. 9
Cougars outside linebackers coach Roy Manning talks about Frankie Luvu’s interception against Stanford and preparing for Utah’s offense.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 11:50 p.m.
Video: Washington State defensive coordinator Alex Grinch post practice Nov. 9
WSU defensive coordinator Alex Grinch talks about preparing for Utah and dual-threat quarterback Tyler Huntley.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
The Falk Five: Counting down the top touchdown drives of Luke Falk’s Washington State career
Last Saturday, WSU had its Pac-12 title hopes in the balance when the Logan, Utah, native engineered a 94-yard touchdown drive to lift the Cougars over 18th-ranked Stanford. It certainly …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
College volleyball: Washington State announces three recruits for 2018 season
Washington State volleyball coach Jen Greeny on Thursday announced the addition of three players who will join the program in 2018.