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  • THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2012

    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 …

  • THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2012

    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)

  • SUNDAY, JAN. 29, 2012

    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 …

  • THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2012

    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 …

  • SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2012

    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, …

  • SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2012

    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.

  • FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2012

    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, …

  • THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2012

    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. …

  • THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2012

    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

  • THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2012

    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 …

  • MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2012

    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 …

  • SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2012

    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 …

  • SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2012, 6:33 P.M.

    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.

  • THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2012

    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 …

  • THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2012

    Coming up: Washington State Cougars

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

  • THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2012

    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 …

  • FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2012

    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 …

  • THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2012

    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)

  • SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2012

    Cougars top Oregon State for first conference win

    After getting smoked Thursday night by Oregon in their Pac-12 opener, the Washington State Cougars knew they needed to change a few things against Oregon State on Saturday afternoon. Well, …

  • THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2011

    Coming Up: Washington State Cougars

    RECORD: 8-4 overall, 0-0 Pac-12 COMING UP: Today vs. Oregon, 6 p.m. (Comcast SportsNet NW: Comcast 179); Saturday vs. Oregon St., 3 p.m. (Root). Games at Spokane Arena

  • THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2011

    WSU men have luxury of depth at guard

    If there was one thing Washington State basketball fans could count on the first two years of Ken Bone’s coaching career, it was Reggie Moore and Klay Thompson would be …

  • SUNDAY, DEC. 25, 2011, 9:05 P.M.

    Title up for grabs in Pac-12

    When the Pac-12 Conference tips its 2011-12 schedule this weekend it will do so without a ranked team and little expectation there will be one.

  • THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2011

    WSU coach Bone feels right at home in Seattle

    SEATTLE – Washington State basketball coach Ken Bone knows the area around Seattle’s Key Arena well. His father, Walt, coached for years at the now-closed Queen Anne High, less than …

  • MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2011

    Cougars pull away from Western Oregon

    PULLMAN – There is one opponent that seems to wear down college basketball players with a mind-numbing consistency. Final exams.

  • SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2011

    Returning Cougars to fight for playing time

    PULLMAN – It was just four games ago Washington State’s basketball season seemed to be going south. After blowing a 14-point second-half lead and losing to UC Riverside, capping a …

  • MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2011

    Cougars trio comes up big in victory over Santa Clara

    PULLMAN – Early in the first half, before this Sunday afternoon game became a snoozer, Charlie Enquist showed a physical side – and confidence – that hasn’t always been there …

  • SUNDAY, DEC. 11, 2011

    Cougars welcome Broncos

    Coming off a last-second win over Idaho, the Washington State Cougars will try to extend their winning streak to four games this afternoon when they host Santa Clara (5-2) at …

  • THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2011

    Moore’s shot lifts WSU over Idaho

    MOSCOW – Reggie Moore calmly buried a 20-foot jumper with what turned out to be 0.9 seconds left, lifting Washington State to a 66-64 nonconference basketball victory over the University …

  • SUNDAY, DEC. 4, 2011

    Cougs break loose, stifling Eastern with defense

    PULLMAN – With 6 minutes, 48 seconds left in Washington State’s rout of Eastern Washington on Saturday, the Eagles’ Cliff Ederaine finally shook free of the Cougars’ defense. One bounce …

  • SUNDAY, DEC. 4, 2011

    Blanchette: Short-handed Cougs teach EWU tough lesson

    PULLMAN – From the debris here Saturday afternoon emerged two telling details, one mathematical and the other metaphorical. The math: 20 points, 13 rebounds for Washington State’s Charlie Enquist, an …



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