Stories tagged: WSU basketball
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 9:37 P.M.
Ernie Kent-coached player Mahershala Ali nominated for an Oscar
PULLMAN – Before Mahershala Ali was an Oscar-nominated star of the silver screen, he was Mahershala Gilmore – a 6-foot-3 guard on Ernie Kent’s Saint Mary’s basketball team. Ali received …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 7:24 P.M.
Washington State travels to the desert to face No. 7 Arizona
Washington State will face a team seemingly without weakness, in a building where it is almost impossible to win at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at No. 7 Arizona.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2017, 9:39 P.M.
Huskies’ Osahor breaks record with 30 rebounds in win over Washington State
Chantel Osahor is vocal about her desire to be the nation’s best rebounder, according to Washington coach Mike Neighbors.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2017, 6:04 P.M.
Charles Callison’s career-best 30 points help Washington State men outlast Colorado in overtime
A career day by Charles Callison was just enough to get the Cougars back on the winning track against their perennial nemesis.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2017, 8:29 P.M.
Cougars to host winless Buffaloes on Saturday
It is better to have won then lost, even lost a lot, in the Pac-12 conference than to have never won at all.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 9:33 P.M.
Utes hand Cougars historic loss in Pullman
School was canceled at Washington State on Wednesday. Pity the Cougars that the snow and ice were not enough to prevent their game against Utah. At least there was one …
TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 3:52 P.M.
Cougars host Utes at 6 p.m. on Wednesday
Delon Wright and Jakob Poeltl are no longer in college, having been selected in the first rounds of the 2015 and 2016 NBA drafts, respectively. But the Utah team that …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 5:54 P.M.
Cougars come close but fall at California after late charging call
With a surging California team playing at home in front of a loud team, Washington State coach Ernie Kent decided to eschew overtime and play for the win.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 11:36 P.M.
Cougars hope to salvage Bay Area trip at Cal on Saturday
Washington State can still salvage a split from its Bay Area road trip and emerge from the third weekend of Pac-12 play with a winning conference record. But to do …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 10:36 P.M.
Hot-shooting Stanford humbles Washington State in Pac-12 road contest
The game against a struggling Stanford team should have been a great chance for Washington State to continue building on an encouraging start to the conference season, possibly securing a …
SUNDAY, JAN. 8, 2017, 2:50 P.M.
Josh Hawkinson on groin kick: ‘Weirdest play I’ve been a part of’
Did Oregon’s Dillon Brooks intentionally kick Washington State’s Josh Hawkinson in the groin during Saturday’s Pac-12 game in Pullman?
SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 2017, 11:12 P.M.
Chris Boucher leads No. 15 Oregon to win over Washington State
When Oregon’s Chris Boucher made his first shot during Saturday’s 85-66 win at Washington State, the arena public address announcer mistakenly referred to him as “Charles.”
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 4:35 P.M.
WSU hosts No. 15 Oregon on Saturday
Washington State is unexpectedly atop the Pac-12 men’s basketball standings. On Saturday at 4 p.m. we’ll find out if the Cougars are for real.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 11:37 P.M.
WSU downs Oregon State, 75-62, to remain undefeated in Pac-12
What a difference a year makes. A year and a point guard who hasn’t lost enough to know when he’s not supposed to win.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 11:36 P.M.
John Blanchette: Cougars send diehard fans home happy
John Blanchette: Winter Wednesdays at the Spokane Arena are, often as not, hockey night. They drop the puck and a sliver of the 8,000 who show up for the annual …
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2017, 11:16 P.M.
WSU to host OSU in Spokane Arena on Wednesday
The rivalry with Gonzaga may be on hold, but that alone won’t keep the Washington State basketball team out of Spokane.
SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2017, 10:04 P.M.
Flynn, Hawkinson lead Washington State past Washington 79-74
Malachi Flynn scored eight of his 16 points in the final 2:13 and Washington State rallied in the closing moments for a 79-74 win over Washington on Sunday night.
SATURDAY, DEC. 31, 2016, 11:16 P.M.
WSU and UW hope to continue winning streaks in Pac-12 opener
Well one of the Pac-12 Northwest’s precocious freshman point guards is going to begin his first season’s second chapter with a big win.
FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2016, 3:14 P.M.
Old is new in Pac-12 men’s hoops
One year after emerging Oregon officially proclaimed itself a basketball power with a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, the Pac-12 conference’s traditional powers have regained control of the …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2016, 9:53 P.M.
College men: Late streak allows Washington State to defeat Sacramento State
With 16 minutes to play, Washington State was sitting on a comfortable 47-33 lead over Sacramento State Wednesday in Beasley Coliseum.
SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2016, 5:02 P.M.
Cougars edge Santa Clara as Callison’s block seals it
It was fitting it came down to this. In what Washington State University coach Ernie Kent hopes may be a culture-changing moment, Santa Clara’s Jared Brownridge and WSU’s Charles Callison …
SATURDAY, DEC. 10, 2016, 5:40 P.M.
Derrien King to transfer from WSU basketball
Derrien King will transfer from the Washington State basketball program at the end of the semester, coach Ernie Kent announced on Saturday.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 11:51 P.M.
WSU stifles Idaho in Battle of the Palouse
PULLMAN – Ernie Kent began Washington State’s game against Idaho in unfamiliar surroundings, seated next to Vandals coach Don Verlin on the UI bench. But after the game’s first shot …
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 11:30 P.M.
WSU’s Ernie Kent will begin game on the Idaho bench
Beasley Coliseum is likely to hold what can reasonably be called a “crowd” for the first time this season on Wednesday.
SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016, 11:37 P.M.
New Orleans downs cold-shooting Washington State
For the second time in a week the Washington State men’s basketball team went onto its own floor and played a lackluster game that resulted in a loss against an …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 11:48 P.M.
Malachi Flynn’s 27 lead WSU past UVU
Malachi Flynn did not stop being one of the state’s most dangerous and efficient scorers when he elevated from high school to college, a point he drove home over and …
SUNDAY, NOV. 27, 2016, 10:32 P.M.
WSU basketball looks lethargic in loss to San Jose State
A lethargic loss in front of a miniscule crowd on Sunday was most troubling for how familiar it all felt for the Washington State men’s basketball team. The Cougars gave …
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 10:18 P.M.
Washington State Cougars lose to Loyola-Chicago as Paradise Jam wraps up
Loyola-Chicago held off a second-half Washington State rally for an 88-79 victory Monday in the fifth-place game at the Paradise Jam tournament.
SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016, 9:45 P.M.
Women’s basketball: WSU suffers first loss; UW loses to No.1 Notre Dame
Kaylee Jenson scored eight of her 29 points in overtime to lead Oklahoma State to a 79-72 victory over Washington State in Pullman on Sunday for the Cougars’ first loss …
SATURDAY, NOV. 19, 2016, 6:14 P.M.
Josh Hawkinson’s double-double leads WSU past Montana at Paradise Jam
Josh Hawkinson scored a career-high 29 points and added 14 rebounds, as Washington State downed Montana 87-63 Saturday in a consolation-round game at the Paradise Jam tournament.