Stories tagged: WSU basketball
UPDATED: TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2011, 12:26 A.M.
Pangos sparks Zags past Cougs
Kevin Pangos, the nation. The nation, Kevin Pangos. Gonzaga’s freshman guard hit nine 3-pointers and scored 33 points, sparking the Bulldogs past rival Washington State 89-81 Monday night in front …
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2011
Bulldogs gear up for Cougars’ 3-pointers
Gonzaga’s season-opening men’s basketball victory over Eastern Washington was barely 20 minutes old Friday night, but the Bulldogs already knew what would be on the list of drills for tonight’s …
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2011
Shadle Park’s Boese joins talented WSU class
PULLMAN – Brett Boese put his signature on his national letter of intent on Wednesday, following in the footsteps of his uncle, Jim Meredith, who was on hand to watch …
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2011
Cougs blitz LCSC despite three absent basketball players
PULLMAN – The small crowd that gathered Saturday night at Beasley Coliseum had plenty of time to get acquainted with all the newcomers on the Washington State men’s basketball team. …
FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011, 5:42 P.M.
Backup point guard Winston leaves WSU
Dre Winston Jr., a freshman backup point guard who played sparingly in 26 games last season, is leaving Washington State University, the school announced Friday.
SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2011
Cougars embrace windfall from new conference TV contract
PULLMAN – Sometimes the biggest news can get buried. When the decision was announced late last October how the Pac-12 would slot the universities of Utah and Colorado for football, …
MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011
WSU’s Thompson remaining in draft
PULLMAN – Washington State’s Klay Thompson will forego his senior season and remain in the NBA draft, it was announced Sunday. “After taking the last few weeks to make my …
MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011, 2:30 P.M.
Thompson submits name for NBA draft
In a move that surprised no one, Washington State University junior Klay Thompson announced Monday he has submitted his name for the 2011 NBA draft.
FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2011, 4:23 P.M.
Casto definitely leaving Cougars
PULLMAN – Junior center DeAngelo Casto has left Washington State University and will be filing the paperwork next week to enter the NBA draft.
THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011
WSU’s Thompson leans closer toward NBA
PULLMAN – For those Washington State basketball fans that were hoping April 24 would pass without a word from junior Klay Thompson, it doesn’t look as if that will happen. …
FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2011, 5:34 P.M.
Bone gives Cougars good grade for on-court achievements
Three days after his second season at Washington State ended, basketball coach Ken Bone met with the media to answer questions about his 22-13 team.
THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
WSU waits for decisions from Thompson, Casto
NEW YORK – It really didn’t matter how the National Invitation Tournament ended for Washington State, because all seasons end. Yet the way the Cougars’ 2010-11 season came to a …
MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2011
Wichita State takes blue collar ethic to Big Apple vs. Cougars
NEW YORK – It’s really simple. “There’s a reason why they’ve won 27 (games),” Washington State basketball coach Ken Bone said this week. “They’re good.”
SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2011
College basketball coaches shift into high gear for 48 hours
PULLMAN – The buzzer had sounded. The players had celebrated, showered, left. Head coach Ken Bone was finishing up his media responsibilities. The buzz of Washington State University’s 74-64 National …
SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2011, 3:50 P.M.
48 churning hours for WSU basketball assistant
One of the rarely seen parts of college basketball occurs between games. No one gets by anymore worrying only about their team, a la John Wooden. Time, hours and hours …
THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
Blanchette: Doobious decision not high point
The beat goes on for Team Spliff. Washington State’s athletic department drew its line in the sand with the Pullman police Wednesday, and at the same time muddied its own …
THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
WSU beats Northwestern, heads to Madison Square Garden
PULLMAN – It wasn’t easy, but what during the past 48 hours had been? Washington State University not only had to deal with the off-again, on-again playing status of post …
THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
Wichita State next for Cougars
Wichita State seniors Gabe Blair and J.T. Durley made their final home game memorable, combining for 30 points and leading the Shockers past the College of Charleston 82-75 on Wednesday …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2011, 11:51 P.M.
OT win sends WSU to the NIT
Washington State edged Northwestern, 69-66 in overtime Wednesday and earned a trip to New York for the National Invitation Tournament semifinals.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2011, 10:54 P.M.
Blanchette: Impaired judgment at WSU
Washington State’s athletic department drew its line in the sand with the Pullman police Wednesday, and at the same time muddied its own code of conduct.
MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011
Cougars face Oklahoma State in NIT second round
PULLMAN – Mention Oklahoma State to a certain generation of Washington State basketball players and they shudder a bit. Robbie Cowgill, Kyle Weaver, Daven Harmeling, they all look back at …
SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2011
Cougs happy to host Oklahoma State team that’s 1-9 on road
PULLMAN – If there is one word that describes Oklahoma State’s basketball team, it may just be “tough.” Sort of appropriate for a bunch of Cowboys.
THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011
WSU wins NIT opener over Long Beach State
PULLMAN – Early on in Wednesday night’s National Invitation Tournament first-round game, there was a certain early-season vibe in Beasley Coliseum. That was fine with Washington State.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011, 9:36 P.M.
WSU downs Long Beach State in NIT
Klay Thompson scored 25 points to lead Washington State over Long Beach State 85-74 Wednesday night in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. The Cougars will host Oklahoma …
TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011, 3:02 P.M.
WSU opens NIT at home against Long Beach State
Washington State hosts Long Beach State Wednesday in the first round of the NIT.
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011, 11:45 P.M.
Monson comes full circle (nearly)
After stops at Gonzaga, Minnesota and now Long Beach State Dan Monson has a keen perspective on things as a coach and a father.
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
Cougars will play Long Beach State in NIT
PULLMAN – The National Invitation Tournament may not be the prom, but it’s somewhat akin to homecoming. Especially for Washington State and its first-round opponent Wednesday night. The Cougars (19-12), …
FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011, 5:36 P.M.
Cougars hope for NIT invite
The deep disappointment in Washington State’s locker room was evident Thursday night, following the Cougars’ 89-87 defeat to rival Washington at the Pac-10 Conference tournament. Not just because they had …
FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
WSU loses heartbreaker to Huskies in Pac-10 tourney
LOS ANGELES – For five halves this season, Washington State has found a way to dominate its men’s basketball rivals from across the Cascades. The sixth one? Not so much. …
THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011, 11:59 P.M.
WSU loses to UW 89-87 despite Thompson’s 43
For five halves this season, Washington State has found a way to dominate its men’s basketball rivals from across the Cascades. The sixth one? Not so much. Not even with …