Stories tagged: WSU basketball
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
Video: Washington State forward Jeff Pollard post practice Dec. 5
Washington State forward Jeff Pollard talks about his expanded role this season and preparing for the Battle of the Palouse.
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
Video: Washington State basketball coach Ernie Kent news conference Dec. 5
Washington State men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent reflects on Saturday’s loss to UC Davis and talks about Wednesday’s rivalry game at Idaho.
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
Video: Washington State coach Ernie Kent post UC Davis
Cougars coach Ernie Kent discusses his team’s play following an 81-67 defeat to UC Davis that marked WSU’s first loss of the season.
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
Video: Washington State guard Malachi Flynn and forward Robert Franks post UC Davis
Washington State players Malachi Flynn and Robert Franks talk about what went wrong in Saturday’s 81-67 loss to UC Davis at Beasley Coliseum.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Robert Franks pours in career-high 32 points, but sluggish start dooms Washington State in first loss of season
Many of Washington State’s opponents have fallen into the same trap this season. They play their best basketball in the first half, enter the break feeling good about the cushion …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 11:07 a.m.
Video: Washington State point guard Malachi Flynn post practice Nov. 29
Cougars point guard Malachi Flynn talks about his play in the Wooden Legacy and why the teams is shooting the 3-pointer so well this year.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
Video: Washington State coach Ernie Kent post practice Nov. 29
Washington State men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent reflects on the Wooden Legacy and previews Saturday’s game against UC Davis.
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
Malachi Flynn, Washington State find their mark from three-point land at Wooden Legacy
The Cougars are making more 3-pointers per game than 345 other Division I college basketball programs across the United States, and they’re doing it at a 41.7 percent clip.
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 2:12 p.m.
Video: Washington State coach Ernie Kent news conference Nov. 28
Cougars basketball coach Ernie Kent talks about winning the Wooden Legacy, the play of sophomore point guard Malachi Flynn and the importance of drawing student support for the next home …
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
Five takeaways from the Wooden Legacy: Cougars roll to tournament title behind strong play from Malachi Flynn and Robert Franks
The Washington State football team lost in the Apple Cup, but a new piece of hardware arrived in Pullman last weekend anyway.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 11:42 p.m.
Undefeated Washington State wins Wooden Legacy championship
Malachi Flynn scored 24 points, Robert Franks added 22 and undefeated Washington State beat San Diego State 93-86 for the Wooden Legacy championship on Sunday night.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
Robert Franks encroaches on triple-double as Washington State routs Idaho State, improves to 3-0
It’s naïve to think they can make the game look this easy all the time, so the Washington State Cougars made sure to revel in the best moments of their …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington coach Jim Hayford still keeping tabs on Eagles, Shantay Legans
Jim Hayford is busy building a foundation for the Seattle U program he inherited in March, but that hasn’t come at the cost of keeping tabs on the Eastern Washington …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
Carter Skaggs pours in 26 points – on seven 3s – to lead Washington State past Seattle U
Skaggs got toasty in the second half of the nonleague game and paced the Cougars in a 75-59 win over Seattle U at Beasley Coliseum.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Washington State inks Seattle forward Charles Elleby to letter of intent
Elleby, a 6-6, 195-pound forward who’s spent four years in the 3A Metro League, comes off a junior season that saw him average 23 points, 13 rebounds and four assists …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 5:27 p.m.
WSU men rally from 22 points down to beat Texas Southern 86-84 in overtime in season opener
The improbable and the indomitable careened toward a dramatic finish as Washington State men’s basketball team clawed its way back from a deficit that reached 22 points in the first …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
Video: Washington State players Milan Acquaah, Jeff Pollard and Robert Franks post Saint Martin’s
WSU players Milan Acquaah, Jeff Pollard and Robert Franks talk about the win over Saint Martin’s in Sunday’s exhibition.
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 5:35 p.m.
Video: Washington State coach Ernie Kent post Saint Martin’s
Cougars coach Ernie Kent discusses his team’s exhibition win over Division II Saint Martin’s Sunday afternoon.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Behind Robert Franks’ double-double, WSU overcomes sluggish start to edge Saint Martin’s in exhibition
Rebounding and scoring are two voids the Cougars desperately need to fill in the post-Josh Hawkinson era, and Ernie Kent’s team got plenty of both from Franks, who posted 32 …
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 6 a.m.
Washington State women aim for new heights
Has any basketball team defied the odds more than last year’s Washington State women’s squad?
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
Video: Washington State men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent news conference Oct. 31
Washington State men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent talks about preparing to start the season.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
From couch to Clippers: Ex-Washington State hooper Ike Iroegbu inks with LA, stars in preseason game
The former WSU guard was an NBA hopeful when Friday began and a member of the Clippers franchise with one preseason game under his belt by the time it ended.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
Pac-12 Media Day notes: Arizona’s Sean Miller, USC’s Andy Enfield mum on FBI investigations
SAN FRANCISCO – As coaches of the teams expected to finish No. 1 and 2 in the Pac-12 this season, Arizona’s Sean Miller and USC’s Andy Enfield understandably were the …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
Washington State learns Pac-12 schedule, TV slots for upcoming basketball season
Washington State men’s basketball will appear on national television in each of its first two Pac-12 games and then seven more times throughout conference play,
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Seattle small forward gives verbal commitment to Kent, Washington State basketball
WSU got a verbal commitment from Seattle small forward CJ Elleby of Cleveland High.
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 12:34 p.m.
Transfer forward Brandon Clarke lists Gonzaga and Washington State among three finalists
Gonzaga and Washington State are in the mix for San Jose State transfer Brandon Clarke.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Washington State fills scholarship with addition of junior college transfer
Ernie Kent filled one of Washington State basketball’s two remaining scholarships Thursday with the signing of Carter Skaggs, a junior college transfer from Florida’s Chipola College.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
Top basketball recruit Roberto Gittens to attend JC, not WSU this fall
The crown jewel of Washington State’s 2017 basketball recruiting class won’t suit up for the Cougars this season.
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 9:26 p.m.
WSU’s Ernie Kent adds gem to coaching staff
Ernie Kent added yet another talent collector to his basketball staff, announcing that Elwyn McRoy has been hired as the Washington State men’s basketball team’s recruiting coordinator.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
WSU basketball coach Ernie Kent welcomes the next generation
On Monday, June 12, Ernie Kent became a grandfather. His son, Marcus Taylor Kent, and daughter-in-law, Laura Marie Kent, gave birth to eight-pound, 20-inch Taylor Marie Kent.