Stories tagged: WSU basketball
FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2016, 11:59 P.M.
Creighton dispatches Washington State basketball despite Clifford’s game-high 29 points
Cole Huff scored 19 points, and No. 22 Creighton put Washington State away early en route to a 103-77 victory Friday night in the opening round of the Paradise Jam …
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 11 P.M.
WSU basketball heads to the Virgin Islands for Paradise Jam
Washington State coach Ernie Kent was so pleased with his team’s trip to Italy this summer, he could not wait to take another journey away from the continental United States.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 10:43 P.M.
WSU beats Central Washington 81-76 in Tri-Cities
Ike Iroegbu spurred a second-half charge for the Washington State men’s basketball team, which fended off a sweet-shooting Central Washington University squad to emerge with an 81-76 win in Kennewick’s …
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 11:50 P.M.
WSU fends off Montana State in season opener
What might have been a jubilant assertion that this year would be different for the Washington State basketball team was instead a nervous feeling in the pit of your stomach …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 10:53 P.M.
Ernie Kent’s Cougars land pair of Texas junior college players
Washington State signed a pair of basketball players who hail from the Southeast and played together at a Texas junior college on Wednesday, the first day of the national signing …
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2016, 10:59 P.M.
Cougars beat Carroll College 78-70 in men’s basketball exhibition
Breaking habits is always hard, and so winning in front of a crowd in Beasley Coliseum for the first time since Jan. 3 was likely to take a little extra …
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2016, 6:25 P.M.
Women’s basketball: EWU, WSU win exhibition games
Freshman forward Uriah Howard debuted with 16 points and nine rebounds to lead Eastern Washington to a 67-60 over Eastern Oregon on Sunday in a women’s basketball exhibition game at …
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 4:41 A.M.
Area Division-I women’s basketball preview: Hristova heads list of big Cougars with renewed emphasis on rebounding
Previewing women’s basketball at Washington State, Gonzaga, Eastern Washington and Idaho.
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 4:36 A.M.
Josh Hawkinson, Ike Iroegbu carrying weight of success at Washington State
In the era of one-and-done basketball, it is rare for college players to be the best guys on their team year after year. But in Ike Iroegbu and Josh Hawkinson, …
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 4:35 A.M.
Impact player: WSU’s Malachi Flynn
Malachi Flynn may only be a freshmen, but the youngster from Tacoma’s Bellarmine Prep is expected to be a difference maker for the Cougars in his first year.
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016, 8:10 P.M.
Highly coveted center will play basketball at WSU
Ernie Kent landed one of the most highly-coveted recruits of his time as the Washington State head coach on Tuesday night when junior college center Davante Cooper committed to Washington …
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 10:56 P.M.
WSU picked last by Pac-12 media, but Ernie Kent has high expectations
The first two years of the Ernie Kent era at Washington State were a lesson in the fickle devotions of sports fans.
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 10:55 P.M.
Oregon picked to win Pac-12 basketball championship
While the Oregon football program may be taking a break from competing for national championships, the men’s basketball team looks capable of bringing a title back to Eugene.
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 11:08 A.M.
Pac-12 Network adds distribution partners
SAN FRANCISCO – Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott gave his usual sunny prelude to Pac-12 Media Days for men’s basketball, but in addition to the usual list of the conference’s on-court …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 10:53 P.M.
Ernie Kent, Don Verlin find common ground at Coaches vs. Cancer gala
Ernie Kent stole the show at the 15th Annual Coaches vs. Cancer Gala at the Spokane Convention Center last Saturday.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 10:45 P.M.
Ernie Kent’s Cougars give fast-paced offense trial run in Italy
Americans often travel to Italy in the summer to enjoy a slower pace of life, contemplating the Tuscan scenery during leisurely lunches and strolling through art museums.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 16, 2016, 11:12 P.M.
John Blanchette: New WSU Hall of Famer Hendrickson was an uncommon talent
Hours before tipoff, a long line of students snaked around the exterior of Beasley Coliseum, and when he saw it Mark Hendrickson grasped the transformative effect of sports – even …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2016, 11:25 A.M.
Cougars begin Pac-12 schedule at Washington on ESPNU
The Washington State men’s basketball team will begin its Pac-12 season in Seattle on Sunday, Jan. 1 at 5:30 p.m. with a road game at Washington that will be televised …
THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2016, 12:56 P.M.
Cougars add forward Arinze Chidom to 2016 recruiting class
The Washington State men’s basketball team doubtlessly improved on its recent trip to Italy. But when the Cougars got home they decided to add a little frontcourt depth, too.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016, 12:30 P.M.
NCAA basketball attendance declines slightly in 2015-16
The NCAA says attendance at men’s college basketball games declined slightly last season.
TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016, 10:24 P.M.
Idaho basketball team headed in China; Josh Hawkinson to Australia
The Idaho Vandals, who should be one of the favorites for the Big Sky in men’s basketball next season, will get a head start on the 2016-17 season by heading …
TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016, 10:10 P.M.
From the preps to the pros, the State of Washington has produced a long list of outstanding athletes and teams. Read along to learn a thing or two – 100 …
THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016
Seven to be inducted into WSU Hall of Fame
A diverse group of seven – four-All-Americans, a two-sport standout, a pioneer in women’s athletic administration and a popular coach who led the Cougars to five football bowl games – …
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016, 9 A.M.
Ernie Kent reportedly lifts restriction on Valentine Izundu to transfer to San Diego State
Washington State coach Ernie Kent has lifted his restriction on transferring center Valentine Izundu and will allow him to visit San Diego State, per a source.
MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016, 10:16 P.M.
WSU men’s basketball lands 6-4 guard from Canada
PULLMAN – Canadian guard Jamar Ergas signed a national letter of intent to play for the Washington State men’s basketball team Monday evening, making him the fourth member of the …
THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016, 11:03 P.M.
WSU committee rejects Valentine Izundu’s appeal to transfer
A three-person faculty committee rejected Washington State center Valentine Izundu’s appeal during a hearing on Wednesday afternoon, barring the player from contacting San Diego State University on the grounds that …
TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2016, 11:27 P.M.
WSU basketball players exhibit reasons rules for transferring are murky
PULLMAN – At 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Washington State men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent and former WSU player Valentine Izundu will separately appear before a committee of three faculty members …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016, 11:15 P.M.
Kent effusive about newest recruit Malachi Flynn
Ernie Kent says that he will not put undue pressure on Malachi Flynn, who signed a letter of intent with Washington State on Wednesday, the first day of the NCAA’s …
TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016, 8:47 P.M.
Que Johnson latest basketball player to leave WSU
Washington State guard Que Johnsons will transfer from Washington State and play his senior season elsewhere, men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent announced on Tuesday.
MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2016, 8:44 P.M.
Third Cougars basketball player to transfer
Washington State center Valentine Izundu will graduate and transfer to a new school, where he will be immediately eligible to play.