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MONDAY, JAN. 20, 2014

Pac-12 basketball power rankings

From Pullman -- The first third of the Pac-12 basketball season is over and the conference is starting to take shape. The Pac-12 has four teams that comprise the first tier, with a noticeable drop off in talent among the remaining squads. Some teams have...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 29, 2013


THURSDAY, NOV. 28, 2013


Christian Caple: He's baaaaaaacckk

From Seattle -- Former Spokesman-Review reporter Christian Caple now covers the Washington Huskies for the Tacoma News Tribune. That means he'll be in the booth for tomorrow's Apple Cup. Caple was generous enough to share his knowledge of both teams by answering five questions about...

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MONDAY, NOV. 25, 2013

FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011

WSU's Pac-10 loss to UW, the day after 17 

COUGARS A little inside baseball. While you're sitting at home watching what was a spectacularly entertaining basketball game last night, either jumping with joy or firing the remote into the coach pillows, there were about 10 people in the Staples Center who were just trying...

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WSU falls to UW 89-87 10 

COUGARS Klay Thompson set a handful of tournament and school records Thursday night, including a Pac-10 tournament best 43 points. But the 89-87 loss to Washington cut him deep, that much was obvious in the locker room afterward. Read on for more.

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THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011

WSU leads 40-32 at halftime 

COUGARS There wasn't a knockout delivered in the first half, but there were a few blows by both team. And Klay Thompson, answering the question whether he would press, delivered most of Washington State's. The junior wing, who missed the last Cougar game serving a...

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Some pregame thoughts from Staples 

COUGARS We've been watching hours and hours of basketball here at the Staples Center and it's cemented some thoughts we've had for a while. So we figured we might as well share those thoughts before tip, which is in less than two hours or so....

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011

WSU waits; UW loses a player 18 

COUGARS • UPDATE 10:10 A.M.; 3:45 P.M. The Pac-10 men's basketball tournament begins today at the Staples Center, but not for Washington State. No, the Cougars get another day of practice and another day of rest for point guard Reggie Moore's ankle. Read on. •...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011

WSU on way to LA 

COUGARS We're in SeaTac watching the departure board diligently as our flight to Los Angeles has already changed gate and time more than once. But while we have a few minutes, we're trying to get our post finished. ... Sorry, didn't get it done. Most...

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MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011

WSU's Thompson reinstated 

COUGARS Just got done talking with Washington State coach Ken Bone and Klay Thompson's suspension lasted one game. The junior was reinstated Monday after practice and will start Thursday night against Washington. Read on for more.

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Washington State guard Klay Thompson (1) shoots over Washington guard Scott Suggs (15) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, in Pullman, Wash. Thompson lead all scorers with 25 points as Washington State won 87-80. (Dean Hare / Fr158448 Ap)

Thompson, Casto earn All-Pac-10 honors 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 1:20 P.M. We were on the drive down to Pullman for Ken Bone's teleconference when the Pac-10 released the all-conference teams. Real quick, Klay Thompson was first team, DeAngelo Casto was second team and all-defensive team member and that's it. UPDATE: We...

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WSU gets back at it today 

COUGARS Monday mornings are usually good for a excellent cup of coffee – like everything, my wife Kim is so much better at making coffee than I am – and a few links. Today is different. No, the coffee is more than excellent, sublimely smooth...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 23, 2009

Blanchette on UW proposal 

One injury update before we post John Blanchette's column on the UW's proposal to renew the series with Gonzaga. Bol Kong is battling an ankle injury so we'll have to see if he participates in Saturday's Kraziness in the Kennel.Blanchette leaves no doubt where he...

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 12, 2009

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 7, 2009

FSN and the Holt hire - plus hoops 23 

COUGARS It was, seemingly, a huge day yesterday for Husky fans. The hiring of former Idaho head coach Nick Holt as defensive coordinator was such a big deal that Fox Sports Northwest televised the press conference – twice. Read on for more on that and...

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