Stories tagged: WSU basketball
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 11:40 p.m.
WSU opens second half of Pac-12 play against No. 11 UCLA
PULLMAN – Washington State will play host to a familiar and not particularly imposing Goliath on Wednesday when the Cougars face No. 11 UCLA at Beasley Coliseum, where they have …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 8 a.m.
Tacoma pipeline: Ernie Kent’s Cougars cashing in on emerging South Sound talent pool
Ernie Kent and Curtis Allen sat in the Tacoma recruit’s living room, and Kent tried to convince the young basketball star to come play for his program. Just like usual, …
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
WSU ends first half of Pac-12 play with a win at Arizona State
Prior to Sunday’s game at Arizona State, Washington State coach Ernie Kent pulled aside Ike Iroegbu and Josh Hawkinson and said he needed them to step up and carry their …
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Washington State women snap four-game losing streak
Alexys Swedlund scored 18 points and Ivana Kmetovska a career-high 16 and Washington State defeated Cal 84-79 on Sunday to snap a four-game losing streak.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
Cougars look for road split at ASU
Washington State will try to come away from its longest Pac-12 road trip of the season with a split at 11 a.m. on Sunday at Arizona State.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Washington State can’t hold on for upset at No. 7 Arizona
Washington State played its most valiant game in two years on Thursday, trading baskets for all but a few minutes despite a hostile crowd and talented opponents at No. 7 …
Wed., 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 …
Wed., 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: Sun., 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: Sat., 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: Fri., 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: Wed., 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 …
Tue., 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: Sat., 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: Fri., 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: Thu., 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 …
Sun., 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?
Sat., 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.”
Fri., 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.
Wed., 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.
Wed., 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 …
Tue., 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.
Sun., 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.
Sat., 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.
Fri., 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 …
Wed., 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.
Sat., 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 …
Sat., 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.
Wed., 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 …
Tue., 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.