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Wednesday, November 13, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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Shelton’s late 3 sparks Cougars

PULLMAN – D.J. Shelton has been telling his coach he can shoot. For about a year now. And gradually, Ken Bone started to believe him.


Shelton’s late 3 sparks Cougars

D.J. Shelton has been telling his coach he can shoot. For about a year now. And gradually, Ken Bone started to believe him.


Late 3 sinks Cougs’ hopes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Both parties insisted the final play set up as they wanted. Texas A&M wanted the ball in Elston Turner’s hands. And Washington State wanted to switch …


Cougars cruise past Utah Valley, but hard road awaits

PULLMAN – It was the kind of play afforded by a lead as large as Washington State’s. So maybe DaVonte Lacy cheated a bit defensively because the Cougars were already …


Cougars cruise to win over Utah Valley

PULLMAN – It was the kind of play afforded by a lead as large as Washington State’s. So maybe DaVonte Lacy cheated a bit defensively because the Cougars were already …


WSU rolls over EWU in Cougars’ season opener

Washington State shot nearly 55 percent from the floor, Eastern Washington less than 35. And that simple statistic was at the nub of the Cougars’ 88-69 season-opening nonconference victory over …


Cougars, Eagles will collide in opener

PULLMAN – DaVonte Lacy knows it’s coming. Eventually, opposing teams are going to pressure the heck out of Washington State’s guards, knowing the Cougars don’t have a proven ball-handler without …


Tough early schedule will show what’s in store for Washington State Cougars

They know what to expect from Brock Motum. That much, at least, is certain. Otherwise, the Washington State men’s basketball team leaves much to the imagination. Four seniors are gone …


Cougs have work to do after exhibition win

PULLMAN – It wasn’t pretty. But these kinds of games rarely are, especially when a team like Washington State is trying to replace its starting point guard and four departed …


WSU basketball team moves on without senior point guard Reggie Moore

PULLMAN – From an outsider’s perspective, it has been a somewhat tumultuous – and, to be sure, busy – offseason for the Washington State basketball team. There have been personnel …


Cougars welcome Big East challenge

The opportunity to continue their season was motivation enough for the Washington State Cougars to accept a bid to the College Basketball Invitational. And after winning three games – the …


Motum has ‘slim’ chance to play Monday

PULLMAN – There’s been plenty of ice. Lots of attention from the trainers, too. And when he sleeps, Washington State forward Brock Motum even puts a drawer beneath his mattress …


Cougs advance to CBI semis

PULLMAN – Wyoming spent the entirety of Monday’s quarterfinal game of the College Basketball Invitational trying to solve Washington State’s man-to-man defense. It never did. Everyone else in attendance likely …


Cougars happy to be playing; trip no big deal

PULLMAN – This town is so empty during Washington State’s spring break that Cougars guard Marcus Capers’ mind gets to wandering. “I was thinking about driving on the wrong side …


Cougars have had success against Oregon State

LOS ANGELES – For Washington State this season, beating Oregon State has been as easy as 1-3-1. As in, beating the Beavers’ 1-3-1 zone, a staple of their defense under …


Honored Coug

LOS ANGELES – Brock Motum’s head-turning season earned him some more recognition on Monday. The Washington State junior won the Pac-12’s Most Improved Player of the Year award, and was …


Motum’s 27 points lead Cougars past USC

LOS ANGELES – In front of a library crowd against a bad basketball team with approximately nothing on the line, Washington State achieved what was needed. Or, perhaps more accurately, …


Washington State men rout Arizona St. 72-50

PULLMAN – Washington State beat Arizona State so badly here on Saturday that Cougars guard Marcus Capers was in the mood to boast a little afterward. Not about his nine …


Late baskets give Arizona win over Cougars

PULLMAN – All things considered, Washington State couldn’t have asked for much better circumstances down the stretch against Arizona on Thursday night. Tough opponent. Tight game. Playing at home. And …


Oregon pulls away to beat Washington State

EUGENE, Ore. – A different kind of frustration was felt outside Washington State’s locker room at Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday afternoon. This was still a loss, 78-69 to the …


No persuasion necessary

EUGENE, Ore. – The television replay they watched Friday looked awfully familiar to the Washington State Cougars. It was of Oregon’s 82-57 disassembly of Washington on Thursday night, but it …


Cougars earn road win at Oregon State

CORVALLIS, Ore. – They slashed, they defended, they made open shots like they were playing at Beasley. After this 83-73 blitzing of Oregon State before 5,782 at Gill Coliseum, the …


Aden scores 33 as Cougars upset Stanford

PULLMAN – Few spectators braved the elements to watch Washington State host Stanford at Beasley Coliseum on Thursday – just 3,119 of them, to be exact. Faisal Aden showed up, …


Cougars come home after long gap

PULLMAN – Every dribble, every corner, every square inch of the Beasley Coliseum hardwood feels like home to Washington State senior Charlie Enquist. “I’ve been practicing on this court for …


Cougs failing boards

PULLMAN – Coach Ken Bone says at times it’s a matter of simply being outmanned. Brock Motum thinks Washington State just needs to box out better in its 2-3 zone.


No easy solution for WSU’s rebounding struggles

PULLMAN – Coach Ken Bone says at times it’s a matter of simply being outmanned. Brock Motum thinks Washington State just needs to box out better in its 2-3 zone. …


Australian recruit sticks with WSU

PULLMAN – When Ken Bone was named Washington State’s 17th men’s basketball coach, his to-do list was as long as a Taylor Rochestie game-winner. But with the news Sunday that …