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UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018

Recap and highlights: Gonzaga uses big second half to down Arizona 91-74, set up showdown with top-ranked Duke in Maui Invitational title game

Zach Norvell had a double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds as third-ranked Gonzaga overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half to top Arizona 91-74 in the semifinals of …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018

First look: No. 16 Washington at No. 7 Washington State

With the Pac-12 North on the line, No. 16 Washington (8-3, 6-2) travels across the Evergreen State to take on No. 7 Washington State (10-1, 7-1) in the 111th Apple …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018

Washington State’s Jahad Woods named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week

Woods led No. 7 WSU with a career-high 11 tackles during Saturday’s 69-28 romp of Arizona at Martin Stadium. In addition to the first double-digit tackle game of his career, …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018

Washington State’s fast start helped by a (Marcus) Strong opening statement

An early interception by Washington State’s Marcus Strong allowed Gardner Minshew and company to drive down to give the Cougars a 14-point lead midway through the first quarter en route …


Stuff of dreams: Five star-studded individual matchups for Gonzaga we’d like to see at the Maui Invitational

Zion-Rui? Yes please. RJ-Snacks? Second that. Reddish-Clarke? Yup. Perkins-Williams? Yes, sir. Clarke-Jeter? Affirmative.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018

Seventh heaven: Washington State thumps Arizona behind Gardner Minshew’s record-breaking seven TD passes

It’s been a season of milestones for Washington State in 2018, and the Cougars were eyeballing another one Saturday night, trying to become the sixth team in program history to …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018

Difference makers: Gardner Minshew adds more highlights to Heisman campaign, Calvin Jackson Jr. scores first touchdowns

Difference makers from Washington State’s 69-28 victory over Arizona at Martin Stadium in Pullman


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018

TV Take: Washington State makes thumping of Arizona look like a walk in the park… or through Pullman

The distance Washington State has traveled this year is in some ways analogous to the distance head coach Mike Leach travels many days from his home to his office.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018

Quirky special teams touchdown, goal-line forced fumble go Washington State’s way as rout of Arizona starts early

Although Arizona had plenty of problems stopping Washington State in the first half, the blowout-in-the-making on Saturday included two bizarre plays that made Cougar fans scream.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018

Arizona puts itself in early trouble with costly penalty, turnover against No. 8 Washington State

It’s hard enough to play No. 8 Washington State in its own back yard, but Arizona made it even tougher on Saturday with an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty that helped extend …


Washington State’s Peyton Pelluer becomes longest-tenured Cougar with 52nd career game

Last week in a 31-7 win at Colorado, Pelluer tied the previous mark of 51 games, held by wide receiver Gabe Marks and defensive lineman Daniel Ekuale. The sixth-year middle …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018

Recap and highlights: Gardner Minshew breaks school record, Washington State reaches 10 wins in rout of Arizona

It’s been a season of milestones for Washington State in 2018, and the Cougars were eyeballing another one Saturday evening, trying to become sixth team in program history to nail …


The pick: Why Washington State will beat Arizona

Gardner Minshew should have plenty of chances to boost his Heisman Trophy resume against a mediocre Arizona pass defense and the Cougars should cruise into the Apple Cup on a …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018

Two minute drill: Keys to victory for Washington State against Arizona

Keys to a potential victory for Washington State against Arizona Saturday at Martin Stadium.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018

Blowout loss to Arizona in 2017 was a sour memory for Washington State. Saturday, the Cougars and Tracy Claeys will try to crack the Wildcats’ code

WSU players probably don’t need anyone jogging their memories, but they’re still only about 400 days removed from the 2017 debacle in Tucson, when the Wildcats rushed for 328 yards, …


Arizona’s Kevin Sumlin returns to the place where his career as an offensive guru first took shape

Imagine the 2012 college football season without Johnny Manziel’s gridiron wizardry and bombastic swagger, or the 2011 campaign without Case Keenum and his rocket right arm.


Gardner Minshew for Heisman? Washington State sure thinks so

Washington State launched the marketing campaign on Thursday with the ‘MinshewForHeisman’ Twitter account.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018

One important key for No. 8 Washington State this season? ‘We love each other, man’

WSU is getting more production out of the QB position than it did last year. The offensive line is allowing fewer than a sack a game. The receivers are a …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018

Washington State’s Mike Leach insists defensive plan is part of what made Khalil Tate dangerous in 2017 game

Washington State’s defensive backs may still be inhaling the dust Khalil Tate left behind in a football game-turned-track meet between the Cougars and Arizona Wildcats last October in the Tucson …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018

First look: Arizona at (8) Washington State

Coming off a bye week, Arizona (5-5, 4-3) will look to lock down a bowl berth when it visits No. 8 Washington State (9-1, 6-1).


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018

Washington State, Arizona to kick off at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in ESPN game

Taking advantage of a six-day selection window, ESPN picked up next Saturday’s game between No. 10 WSU and Arizona. Kickoff between the Cougars and Wildcats will be at 7:30 p.m. …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018

Pac-12 football: Tyler Huntley passes, runs, catches for TDs, Utah rolls Arizona

Tyler Huntley threw for two touchdowns, ran for another and caught a 58-yard TD pass, leading Utah past Arizona 42-10. On a play that typified the game, Huntley handed the …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018

Pac-12 roundup: No. 7 Stanford rallies for 38-31 OT win over No. 20 Oregon

K.J. Costello threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns, the last a 23-yarder pass to Colby Parkinson in overtime, and No. 7 Stanford rallied for a 38-31 victory over No. …


UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018

Top recruit Brandon Williams picks Arizona over Gonzaga and Oregon

Gonzaga made a strong push in the past two months for point guard Brandon Williams, but it wasn’t enough to land one of the nation’s top recruits. Williams announced his …


Gonzaga among three finalists for point guard Brandon Williams

Gonzaga is one of three finalists for top 40 recruit Brandon Williams.


Arizona big man Deandre Ayton leaving early for NBA

Arizona freshman big man Deandre Ayton is leaving early for the NBA after one dominating season. Ayton made the announcement on his Twitter feed. The Bahamian big man was the …


UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018

No. 13 seed Buffalo crushes fourth-seeded Arizona for biggest first-day upset

Wes Clark scored 25 points, Jeremy Harris added 23 and No. 13 seed Buffalo pulled off the biggest upset of the NCAA Tournament’s opening round, rolling over No. 4 seed …


No. 15 Arizona defeats USC, defends Pac-12 Tournament title.

Deandre Ayton had 32 points and 18 rebounds in one of the most dominating performances in Pac-12 Tournament history, leading No. 15 Arizona to its second consecutive title with a …


UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018

No. 15 Arizona beats UCLA 78-67 to reach Pac-12 title game

Deandre Ayton scored seven of his 32 points in overtime and grabbed 14 rebounds, lifting No. 15 Arizona to a 78-67 victory over UCLA in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals on …


No. 15 Arizona surges past Colorado, advances to Pac-12 Tournament semifinals

Allonzo Trier scored 22 points, Dusan Ristic had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 15 Arizona used a big second-half run to roll over Colorado 83-67 on Thursday in …