Stories tagged: WSU basketball
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 2:42 p.m.
As a junior, Franks’ numbers ballooned and the Vancouver, Washington, native posted the Pac-12’s seventh-best scoring average at 17.4 points per game – from 6.4 ppg as a sophomore – …
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 7:53 p.m.
Ali’s penchant for scoring the basketball is well-known in his home country of Canada. He’s one of just two Canadian high schoolers to have scored 100 points in a single …
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
Aztec pipeline: Ex-Washington State point guard Malachi Flynn becomes third Cougar in 8 years to leave for San Diego State
On Monday, Malachi Flynn, who just completed his sophomore season with the Cougars, announced he’d complete his career at Mountain West power San Diego State, which has only missed out …
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 6:31 p.m.
Acquaah joins starting point guard Malachi Flynn and little-used reserve guard Jamar Ergas as the fourth member of Kent’s backcourt to leave the program this offseason. Walk-on guard TJ Mickelson …
Sun., April 22, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
Marvin Cannon, a 6-5 small forward from Barton Community College in Great Bend, Kansas, became the third JC player and fifth player overall to sign with coach Ernie Kent and …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
Jervae Robinson, a 6-2, 170-pound point guard who hails from Aurora, Colorado, who spent the last two seasons at Otero Junior College (La Junta, Colorado), signed a letter of intent …
UPDATED: Sun., April 15, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
Catching up with Klay Thompson: A Q&A with the two-time NBA champion and former Washington State standout
Seven years removed from playing his final game in the crimson and gray, Thompson still looks back fondly on his time at WSU and says a few of his best …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 6:31 p.m.
Washington State receives letters of intent from Slovenian-born small forward Aljaz Kunc, JC power forward Isaiah Wade
Ernie Kent took the first steps toward rebuilding his Washington State basketball roster on Wednesday, signing small forward Aljaz ‘Jaz’ Kunc out of Impact Basketball Academy and junior college transfer …
Thu., March 29, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
Kunc is a native of Slovenia and would become the first player born outside of the United States and Canada to sign with the Cougars under fourth-year coach Ernie Kent. …
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 10:32 a.m.
The mass exodus of Washington State men’s basketball players has spilled into Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Ernie Kent’s Washington State basketball program will now march forward without both of its top scorers from the 2017-18 season.
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 8:38 p.m.
Washington State forward Robert Franks is joining a growing list of underclassmen who’ve chosen to end their college careers prematurely in order to pursue a lifelong dream of playing in …
UPDATED: Mon., March 19, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
Curtis Allen announced via Twitter Monday morning he was leaving WSU for Pepperdine, though it’s not clear what title he’ll hold for the Waves.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 8:43 a.m.
June Daugherty has been at the helm of the Washington State women’s basketball program since 2007, but the longtime coach won’t oversee the Cougars for a 12th season.
UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018, 4:56 p.m.
Longtime Washington coach Lorenzo Romar isn’t waiting long to assemble his new coaching staff at Pepperdine and he started Tuesday by adding a former nemesis and colleague from the Pac-12 …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 5:54 p.m.
Franks, a 6-foot-7 forward with good shooting range and a strong post-up game, is an interesting pro prospect, but by no means a guaranteed NBA Draft pick if he should …
Thu., March 8, 2018, 2:47 a.m.
Cougar forward Robert Franks talks about the team’s loss to Oregon Wednesday in the Pac-12 Tournament.
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 2:48 a.m.
Washington State coach Ernie Kent talks about the 66-64 overtime loss to Oregon in the Pac-12 Tournament and reflects on the Cougars’ 2017-18 season.
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 8:48 p.m.
Analysis: Kenny Wooten was everywhere in Oregon’s 66-64 OT win over Washington State … just not in a Cougar jersey
Players like Kenny Wooten don’t fall out of trees, but one look at the springy, 6-foot-9 forward and it’s easy to understand why Washington State coach Ernie Kent wouldn’t mind …
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 11:29 p.m.
Payton Pritchard shot Oregon out of an early offensive slump, knocking down four 3-pointers while scoring 18 points to help the Ducks beat Washington State 64-62 in overtime at the …
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
Eleventh-seeded Washington State (12-18) will try to put their nine-year conference tournament drought to bed Wednesday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas when they go toe-to-toe with sixth-seeded Oregon …
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 11:25 p.m.
Franks became a full-time starter for the Cougars this season, doubling his minutes-per-game average from 16.4 as a sophomore to 32.7 as a junior. The Vancouver, Washington, native nearly tripled …
Thu., March 1, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
WSU coach Ernie Kent talks about Malachi Flynn’s 28-point outing and how the Cougars managed to scrape out a 78-76 win over Oregon at Beasley Coliseum.
Thu., March 1, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Cougar players Viont’e Daniels, Malachi Flynn and Robert Franks talk about the team’s 78-76 win over Oregon Thursday in Pullman.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
The nights were long and the minutes were heavy last season as Malachi Flynn waded through his first year as a starting point guard in the Pac-12 Conference.
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
WSU forward Drick Bernstine talks about the team’s split in the Bay Area and his individual play down the stretch of the season.
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
Cougars point guard Malachi Flynn talks about the team’s improvements and previews Thursday’s game against Oregon.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Coming off a split in the Bay Area, WSU (11-17, 3-13) closes out the regular season this week with a pair of home games, beginning with Thursday’s nationally televised game …
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
Washington State coach Ernie Kent looks back at the Cougars’ split in the Bay Area, talks about the improved play of grad transfer Drick Bernstine and previews the upcoming home …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 11:28 p.m.
Longtime Washington State athletic department director of strength and conditioning David Lang died on Saturday, the university announced in a release.