Stories tagged: WSU basketball
TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016, 11:30 P.M.
WSU athletics posts $13 million deficit; solvency ‘a moving target’
Washington State University’s athletic department will run a deficit of more than $13 million for the second year in a row.
FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016, 8:53 P.M.
Ny Redding, Renard Suggs leave Washington State’s basketball team
Ny Redding and Renard Suggs have left the Washington State basketball team, giving coach Ernie Kent two scholarships should he seek to overhaul as well as improve a roster that …
THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016, 11:43 P.M.
Josh Hawkinson’s return a positive step for WSU team that has a lot of work to do
Despite an uncompetitive loss that capped a season full of them, Washington State’s brief appearance at the Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament was a wild success for the Cougars.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016, 11:43 P.M.
Lackluster Washington State sees season end in loss to Colorado
LAS VEGAS – George King scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half, helping Colorado run away from Washington State for an 80-56 victory Wednesday in the opening …
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016, 11:20 P.M.
Cougars look to end 16-game losing streak
Two regular-season games were not enough for Colorado or Washington State to pinpoint a weakness in the other, or discern an advantage their team held to create separation from their …
MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016, 10:20 P.M.
WSU’s Josh Hawkinson named All-Pac-12 honorable mention
Washington State forward Josh Hawkinson was named All-Pac-12 honorable mention for the second consecutive season.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 11:15 P.M.
Senior Dawnyelle Awa and her Cougars look to make some noise in Pac-12 tourney
If Washington State is going to hold it together during this week’s Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament, the Cougars will look to point guard Dawnyelle Awa.
SUNDAY, FEB. 28, 2016, 10:20 P.M.
Payton, Beavers hand Cougars’ 15th consecutive defeat
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Gary Payton II honored his dad, the former Seattle SuperSonics star, by eschewing the No. 1 jersey he typically wears and instead rocked his old man’s No. …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 2016, 10:26 P.M.
Four corners: WSU
Washington State coach Ernie Kent and Oregon State coach Wayne Tinkle have had varying degrees of success in their first two seasons at their respective programs.
SUNDAY, FEB. 21, 2016, 10:33 P.M.
Cal sends Washington State to 13th straight loss, 80-62
Tyrone Wallace scored all of his game-high 17 points in the second half to lead California to an 80-62 win over Washington State on Sunday night. California’s victory, combined with …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2016, 11:21 P.M.
Cougars Brett Boese, Junior Longrus get down to business
Brett Boese had all the information he needed to make his college choice. His uncles, Jim and Dave Meredith, played basketball at Washington State in the 1970s. He grew up …
SUNDAY, FEB. 14, 2016, 11:04 P.M.
Cougars humbled at Utah, 88-47
As a little more of Brett Boese’s senior season swirled down the drain during Washington State’s most brutal loss since his elementary school days, the Shadle Park graduate provided an …
THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 2016, 11:42 P.M.
Cougars’ upset bid foiled by ‘heck of a shot’ in 2OT loss at Colorado
BOULDER, Colo. – The projectile that glanced off Ernie Kent’s noggin (he believes it was a golf ball, others saw a small bottle of liquor), and landed a fan with …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2016, 2:01 P.M.
Four Corners: Battle for basement Saturday in Pullman
Washington State’s best chance of moving up in the Pac-12 standings comes on Saturday against Arizona State.
SATURDAY, JAN. 30, 2016, 11:42 P.M.
Dreadful shooting dooms Cougars in 83-50 loss at UCLA
Saturday’s 83-50 defeat at UCLA, the largest margin of defeat in Ernie Kent’s two seasons coaching the Cougars, was the unsurprising result of WSU’s worst day shooting the ball this …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27, 2016, 4:20 P.M.
Four Corners: WSU fighting free-throw demons
The Cougars will not actually be halfway through their Pac-12 schedule until after this weekend’s games, but Washington State is already starting to see familiar faces.
SATURDAY, JAN. 23, 2016, 11:47 P.M.
Cougars keep up with Colorado, except at free-throw line
Just two days after a performance that was universally derided as “soft” by the participants, Washington State matched one of the Pac-12’s toughest teams physically and mentally.
THURSDAY, JAN. 21, 2016, 1:18 A.M.
Ike Iroegbu has become a force for WSU Cougars
Ike Iroegbu is making 52.3 percent of his 3-point attempts. No, he really is.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20, 2016, 2:47 P.M.
Four Corners: WSU faces Utah, Colorado at home
The Arizona trip went poorly for the Cougars, mostly because of their frequent bouts of sluggish offense and surprising difficulty defending 3-pointers
MONDAY, JAN. 18, 2016, 7:33 P.M.
Oregon State suspends Reid at least 4 games for tripping ref
Oregon State forward Jarmal Reid was suspended at least four games by the school on Monday, a day after sticking out his leg and tripping a referee late in a …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13, 2016, 2:26 P.M.
Four Corners: Crucial early game for Cougars
Washington State’s first road game of the Pac-12 season comes against a team with its back against the wall.
SUNDAY, JAN. 10, 2016, 6:24 P.M.
Area women’s basketball: No. 14 ASU beats WSU
Sabrina Haines scored a career-high 19 points, including eight in the pivotal third quarter, and No. 14 Arizona State beat Washington State 63-45 on Sunday in Pullman.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JAN. 9, 2016, 5:54 P.M.
Poor free-throw shooting dooms Cougars in OT loss to Huskies
PULLMAN – Andrew Andrews scored 29 points, including two free throws with 3.4 seconds left in overtime, to lift Washington to a 99-95 win at Washington State on Saturday afternoon. …
FRIDAY, JAN. 8, 2016, 6:49 P.M.
WSU, Washington men’s basketball coaches will bump into each other again
Prior to the game, coaches Ernie Kent and Lorenzo Romar spotted each other, shared a hug and chatted about the players who were getting ready to tip off.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 6, 2016, 7:35 P.M.
4 Corners: WSU
The Cougars upended No. 25 UCLA last weekend to avoid a sweep in their first Pac-12 homestand.
SUNDAY, JAN. 3, 2016, 10:05 P.M.
WSU beats No. 25 UCLA; Kent’s first win over ranked team as Cougars coach
The standing ovations began before the grand finale at the game’s end.
FRIDAY, JAN. 1, 2016, 9:52 P.M.
USC races past Washington State 90-77 in Pac-12 opener
As the Washington State Cougars tried to sprint their way back into a game that was rapidly becoming unwinnable, Josh Hawkinson put just a bit too much air under his …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 30, 2015, 8:27 P.M.
Four corners: Washington State
The Cougars return home to open Pac-12 play against the Los Angeles schools after their big tests in Hawaii at the Diamondhead classic.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 30, 2015, 8:03 P.M.
Pac-12 power rankings
No. 8 Arizona (12-1) Even when the Wildcats didn’t look like their old selves in the middle of their nonconference schedule, they kept winning games. And Arizona is starting to …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 30, 2015, 7 P.M.
Pac-12 Conference opens with high expectations
Roster turnover and overall youth were the preseason excuses as to why the Pac-12 was going to take its lumps in 2015-16, spending the year rebuilding toward a future date …