Stories tagged: WSU men's basketball
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
Cougars to open Wooden Legacy with St. Joe’s on Thanksgiving
Washington State men’s hoops will open the 2017 Wooden Legacy tournament on Thanksgiving Day with a first-round contest against Atlantic 10 opponent Saint Joseph’s, ESPN Regional Television announced Tuesday.
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 11:56 p.m.
WSU basketball legend Bennie Seltzer returns as Cougars assistant coach
Washington State basketball legend Bennie Seltzer is returning to Pullman as an assistant coach, rounding out men’s head coach Ernie Kent’s staff. Seltzer, the school’s all-time assists leader, is now …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 11:49 p.m.
Washington State gets another shot at the upset against No. 5 Arizona
Washington State will get another shot at the conference leader when No. 5 Arizona comes to town for Thursday’s 5 p.m. tilt. The Cougars battled admirably the last time they …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Washington State’s bench adds to competitive spirit with choreographed routines
With four seniors in the starting lineup, alongside a freshman point guard in Malachi Flynn who is already ready for 33 minutes per game, Ernie Kent has kept a tight …
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 …
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.”
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.
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 7:16 p.m.
Area men: Kansas State pulls away from Washington State
Wesley Iwundu had 15 points and eight rebounds, Barry Brown had 14 points and Kansas State methodically pulled away from Washington State in the second half for a 70-56 victory …
Fri., 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 …
Fri., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 9:58 p.m.
Former Cougars star Utley saluted
Former WSU football player Mike Utley was jointly honored by the school, National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame with an NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute during the …
Wed., 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 …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 11:16 p.m.
Andrew Andrews shines as UW hands WSU 16th consecutive defeat
The Cougars were run out of Hec Edmundson Pavilion in the 97-91 loss on Wednesday, reduced to sacrificial victims to the arena nearly full of fans who came to worship …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 10:33 p.m.
Four corners: WSU Cougars
Washington State’s season has been indisputably disappointing, but the Cougars can still beat expectations in 2016.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 7:09 p.m.
Win over Huskies would suit Cougars just fine
The Washington State men’s basketball team has played at many speeds this season, but on Wednesday they’re going to play at Ernie Kent’s favorite tempo.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:18 p.m.
Oregon jumps out early, hands Cougars 14th consecutive defeat
EUGENE – Considering how predetermined the outcome between first-place Oregon and last-place Washington State might have seemed, and the final margin of the Ducks’ eventual 76-62 victory, one might easily …
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 11:06 p.m.
Cougars take on stingy 13-ranked Ducks
Ernie Kent was on the sidelines in Eugene in 2002 when Oregon won its school-record 23rd consecutive home game.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 11:41 p.m.
Cougars’ losing streak trudges along after 72-56 defeat to Stanford
PULLMAN – The latest best chance at a win squandered by the Washington State basketball team followed an unfamiliar outline. Although, really, is there anything we have not seen during …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 3:21 p.m.
Four Corners: Home finale for Cougars
Washington State enters the week having lost 11 games and about to play its final two games of the regular season.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 4:21 p.m.
Four Corners: WSU still hobbling
Washington State heads to the mountains in search of its first road win of the season.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 6, 2016, 8:06 p.m.
Loss puts Cougars deeper into Pac-12 cellar
Tra Holder scored 16 points to lead Arizona State past Washington State 67-55 on Saturday afternoon.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 11:27 p.m.
Cougars drop eighth straight game in loss to Arizona
PULLMAN – Ryan Anderson scored a career-high 31 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead No. 23 Arizona to a 79-64 victory over Washington State on Wednesday night. Gabe Marks …
Wed., 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.
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 11:35 p.m.
Cougars unable to make key plays in 81-71 loss to balanced USC
The stretches of offensive incapability for Washington State stick out, given that the Cougars obviously have a talent for scoring.
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 11:41 p.m.
Utah dominates interior in 92-71 win over WSU
There were plenty of reasons for Washington State’s folly in Thursday’s 92-71 home loss to Utah besides the ineffective manner in which the Cougars defended the basket.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 16, 2016, 11:12 p.m.
Arizona continues long-standing dominance of WSU
TUCSON, Ariz. – Ryan Anderson had 15 points, eight rebounds and a blocked shot that sparked a decisive first-half run, and No. 18 Arizona continued its dominance of Washington State …
Thu., Jan. 14, 2016, 11:26 p.m.
Dry spell dooms Washington State in 84-73 loss at Arizona State
Tra Holder scored 20 points, helping Arizona State and coach Bobby Hurley pick up their first Pac-12 win of the season with an 84-73 win over Washington State on Thursday …
UPDATED: Sat., 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. …
Fri., Dec. 18, 2015, 10:47 p.m.
Cougars hold off Texas State in overtime after up-and-down performance
PULLMAN – Ike Iroegbu scored 18 points, including a key 3-point play in overtime, to spark Washington State to a 78-73 victory over Texas State on Friday night.