Stories tagged: ernie kent
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017
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
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.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017
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
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
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
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
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: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017
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.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017
Washington State men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent reflects on the exhibition win over Saint Martin’s and briefs the media on the team’s season opener against Texas Southern on Sunday.
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017
Cougars coach Ernie Kent discusses his team’s exhibition win over Division II Saint Martin’s Sunday afternoon.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017
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
For all the time they spend wearing down their bodies with shuttle sprints, hill runs and VersaClimber intervals, the Washington State Cougars probably had their most exhaustive cardio program of …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017
Washington State men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent talks about preparing to start the season.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
Washington State’s head basketball coach visited with Pac-12 media Thursday afternoon in San Francisco during the league’s media day.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
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
The crown jewel of Washington State’s 2017 basketball recruiting class won’t suit up for the Cougars this season.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017
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: Mon., June 19, 2017
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
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.
UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017
Washington State athletic director Bill Moos has enacted a rollover clause in men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent’s contract, keeping Kent in Pullman at least five more years.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017
Washington State outdid the normal Senior Day conventions to send off its four departing players before their final home game, which was a gratifying 79-71 win over Washington to complete …
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017
When Ernie Kent was the coach at Oregon he achieved enough success to become a national name and his era was primarily associated with a pair of point guards.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017
The Washington State men’s basketball team made a stunning turnaround in their second shot at Utah. But coming close is less satisfying than it was in previous weeks.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017
Once again Washington State proved surprisingly sticky while a top-team tried to shake them. And once again the Cougars were just a little too sloppy to spring an upset, falling …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017
Ernie Kent and Curtis Allen sat in the Tacoma recruit’s living room, and Kent tried to convince the young basketball star to come play for his program. Just like usual, …
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017
Prior to Sunday’s game at Arizona State, Washington State coach Ernie Kent pulled aside Ike Iroegbu and Josh Hawkinson and said he needed them to step up and carry their …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017
A career day by Charles Callison was just enough to get the Cougars back on the winning track against their perennial nemesis.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017
School was canceled at Washington State on Wednesday. Pity the Cougars that the snow and ice were not enough to prevent their game against Utah. At least there was one …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 14, 2017
With a surging California team playing at home in front of a loud team, Washington State coach Ernie Kent decided to eschew overtime and play for the win.