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  • Cougars see improvement, want wins to follow

    In the Washington State Cougars’ three Pac-12 rematches this season – their last three games, at Oregon State and Oregon, and home against Arizona – they’ve played considerably better basketball …

  • Late baskets give Arizona win over Cougars

    PULLMAN – All things considered, Washington State couldn’t have asked for much better circumstances down the stretch against Arizona on Thursday night. Tough opponent. Tight game. Playing at home. And …

  • WSU men adjust to losing Aden

    Expect a different game between Washington State and Arizona this time around, if for no other reason than the Cougars consider themselves a different team. In the first game between …

  • WSU guard Mike Ladd plays through pain

    PULLMAN – 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, …

  • Coming up: Washington State Cougars

    RECORD: 13-12, 5-8 Pac-12 COMING UP: Tonight vs. Arizona, 6 (Root); Saturday vs. Arizona State, 5 p.m. (Root)

  • Sunday Locals: WSU great Puidokas selected for Pac-12 honor

    The late Steve Puidokas, a Washington State men’s basketball great who set five school records during his career between 1973-77, is one of 12 who will be inducted into the …

  • Oregon pulls away to beat Washington State

    EUGENE, Ore. – A different kind of frustration was felt outside Washington State’s locker room at Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday afternoon. This was still a loss, 78-69 to the …

  • No persuasion necessary

    EUGENE, Ore. – The television replay they watched Friday looked awfully familiar to the Washington State Cougars. It was of Oregon’s 82-57 disassembly of Washington on Thursday night, but it …

  • Cougars earn road win at Oregon State

    CORVALLIS, Ore. – They slashed, they defended, they made open shots like they were playing at Beasley. After this 83-73 blitzing of Oregon State before 5,782 at Gill Coliseum, the …

  • Cougars seek offensive help for Motum

    PULLMAN – All eyes, seemingly, are on Washington State forward Brock Motum. Or, at least, more eyes than before.

  • Coming up: Washington State men’s basketball

    RECORD: 12-11 overall, 4-7 Pac-12 COMING UP: Tonight at Oregon State, 7; Saturday at Oregon, 3 p.m.

  • UCLA beats WSU again in Pullman

    PULLMAN – Whether it’s been by superior talent, execution or late-game savvy, the UCLA Bruins hadn’t lost a men’s basketball here since 1993 entering Saturday’s game. They still haven’t. But …

  • Coming up: Washington State Cougars

    RECORD: 11-10 overall, 3-6 Pac-12 COMING UP: Tonight vs. USC, 7:05; Saturday vs. UCLA, 2 (Root)

  • WSU coach Bone sees first half as mixed bag

    PULLMAN – While assessing the first half of Washington State’s basketball season, the truth of an old adage used by coach Ken Bone was reaffirmed before he could even get …

  • Cougars’ defense struggles in loss to Arizona State

    TEMPE, Ariz. – This scene is becoming too familiar for the Washington State men’s basketball team. Once again, the opponent had few answers for junior forward Brock Motum, who scored …

  • Notebook: Criticism drives WSU’s Aden to improve

    Faisal Aden’s big weekend against Stanford and Cal may have earned him a spot in Washington State’s starting lineup against Arizona tonight. Then again, it may not have. Coach Ken …

  • Cougars knock off first-place Cal

    PULLMAN – Of all the last-minute madness witnessed at Beasley Coliseum on Saturday, one image endures. It is of Washington State coach Ken Bone, and his fist, and his arm, …

  • WSU host to conference leader Cal

    PULLMAN – They’re not exactly national championship contenders. But in Pac-12 circles, the California Golden Bears have as much name recognition as any team on the West Coast this season.

  • Aden scores 33 as Cougars upset Stanford

    PULLMAN – Few spectators braved the elements to watch Washington State host Stanford at Beasley Coliseum on Thursday – just 3,119 of them, to be exact. Faisal Aden showed up, …

  • Cougars come home after long gap

    PULLMAN – Every dribble, every corner, every square inch of the Beasley Coliseum hardwood feels like home to Washington State senior Charlie Enquist. “I’ve been practicing on this court for …

  • Four Corners: San Francisco wants to have its say

    Gonzaga, the West Coast Conference champion for the last 11 seasons, and conference newcomer Brigham Young trail Saint Mary’s by a game. GU and BYU will play twice in February. …

  • Coming up: Washington State Cougars

    RECORD: 9-8 overall, 1-4 Pac-12 COMING UP: Tonight vs. Stanford, 7:05; Saturday vs. California, 3:05

  • Huskies dominate second half, pull out win over Cougars

    SEATTLE – It’s not inaccurate to say Terrence Ross stole the show Sunday afternoon, sparking a second-half burst that helped Washington run Washington State out of Hec Edmundson Pavilion in …

  • Cougars know to watch for Huskies’ Wroten

    SEATTLE – The essence of Washington’s most dangerous player is captured via conversation with two players who must defend him this afternoon. The mention of Tony Wroten, UW’s freshman point …

  • Cougs zero in on UW’s Wroten

    The essence of Washington’s most dangerous player is captured via conversation with two players who must defend him this afternoon.

  • West Side recruits absorbed the message from Cougars

    PULLMAN – There was a time, assistant coach Curtis Allen recalls, when Washington State’s recruiting presence on the west side of the state was so scant that many Seattle-area prospects …

  • Expect more from WSU’s Moore

    Reggie Moore knows that to help WSU recover from its offensive swoon, he needs to score more. The Cougars’ guard was more aggressive in WSU’s 71-60 loss to Colorado last …

  • Coming up: Washington State Cougars

    RECORD: 9-7 overall, 1-3 Pac-12 COMING UP: Sunday at Washington, 4 p.m. (Root)

  • Utah topples Washington State in overtime

    SALT LAKE CITY – Brock Motum couldn’t stop shaking his head after Washington State’s most embarrassing loss of the season. Forget his career-high-tying 27 points. Forget the fact that he …

  • Coming up: Washington State Cougars

    RECORD: 9-5 overall, 1-1 Pac-12 COMING UP: Tonight at Utah, 6; Saturday at Colorado, 1 p.m. (Root)



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