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‘Holy Warrior’: From Jihad to Jahad, Washington State’s middle linebacker has always emulated speed, force on gridiron

Those who’ve kept up with Washington State’s efforts on the recruiting trail during the Mike Leach era may recall the team’s pursuit of a small, swift linebacker from Helix High …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Gonzaga uses strong second half to pull away from Tennessee Martin 78-55

Finally, the Gonzaga women can look ahead to Stanford.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Whitworth’s defense makes a stand in 105-51 rout of Cal Lutheran

Senior Ben College led the Pirates with 22 points, followed by senior forward Sam Lees with 12. Lester had eight points, eight assists and seven rebounds in 22 minutes.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Caleb Fuller, Ezra Manjon lift UC Davis over Idaho 65-64

Caleb Fuller scores 18 points as UC Davis narrowly beats Idaho, 65-64.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Washington State receives multimillion dollar donation for indoor practice facility

CougCenter reported Thursday the Cougar Athletic Fund has received a donation of $2 million from alums Scott and Lisa Taylor that will go to the construction of an indoor practice …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Vandals defensive lineman Nate DeGraw always feels right at home

While the clock is ticking down for Idaho seniors, who have two games remaining, sophomore defensive tackle Nate DeGraw is enjoying late-season success that can be the foundation for his …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Defensive backs Daniel Isom, Trey Davis dismissed from Washington State for rules violation

Two days after The Spokesman-Review learned backup linebacker Fa’avae Fa’avae chose to leave the team and enter the NCAA transfer portal, a school official confirmed that defensive back Daniel Isom, …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Down season? Washington’s conference-leading recruiting class doesn’t seem concerned

It’s not that on-field success doesn’t matter, per se; that’d be an oversimplification. But this class’ belief in the stability of UW’s program pulverizes any enduring doubt.

Kansas pieces together 3-man class amid NCAA allegations

Kansas coach Bill Self knew it was important to fill the majority of his upcoming recruiting class during the early signing period, given the uncertainty that surrounds the Jayhawks when …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

James Wiseman withdraws lawsuit; Memphis works on eligibility

Memphis freshman James Wiseman withdraws his lawsuit against the NCAA, university rules him ineligible to play until the case is resolved.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

‘False start, No. 63, offense.’ Transition to left tackle has been smooth for Washington State’s Liam Ryan, with one exception

Liam Ryan’s penalties, and the regularity at which they’ve happened, have drawn the ire of those watching from home this season. WSU’s new left tackle has been the most penalized …

Idaho women beat Colorado State in home opener

Caitlyn Jones made four 3-pointers for 12 points, Isabelle Hadden also scored 12, and Idaho defeated Colorado State 61-54 Wednesday in Moscow, Idaho, in the Vandals’ home opener.

St. Louis hands EWU first loss of season

Hasahn French scored 19 points and host Saint Louis beat Eastern Washington 82-60 on Wednesday night.

USC signs nation’s top hoops recruit Evan Mobley

Evan Mobley has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball with his older brother Isaiah at Southern California.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

College volleyball: Late decision was a wise one for Whitworth’s Emiko Kahler

Seems like it worked out fine, considering Kahler has become one of the most decorated players in program history. She has led the Pirates back to the Division III National …

No. 7 Minnesota making major strides in Kirk Ciarrocca’s offense

With no game on the schedule the week before Minnesota played Penn State, most of the Gophers coaches hit the road for recruiting.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Longtime commits Julian Strawther, Dominick Harris officially sign with Gonzaga

Longtime Gonzaga commitments Dominick Harris and Julian Strawther made it official Wednesday.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Gonzaga women get National Letters of Intent from guards McKayla Williams, Lily Scanlon

McKayla Williams, a four-star recruit from Los Angeles who gave an oral commitment last summer to play for Gonzaga, has made it official.

No. 2 Baylor women without Lauren Cox because of foot injury

Preseason AP All-America senior post Lauren Cox will miss defending national champion and No. 2 Baylor’s next game, and maybe more, with a right foot injury.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Washington State mailbag: Talking Cal, Anthony Gordon and top Cougar Gold recipes

In this week’s mailbag, we look back at a 33-20 loss to the Golden Bears and why a couple of Pac-12 teams pose bigger defensive problems to the Cougars than …

NCAA denies UConn’s appeal for Tennessee transfer Evina Westbrook

The NCAA has denied an appeal from UConn that would have allowed Tennessee transfer Evina Westbrook to play for the Huskies this season.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Gonzaga women not looking past winless Tennessee Martin with Stanford showdown looming

No matter how this season turns out for the Tennessee Martin women’s basketball team, the Skyhawks aren’t afraid of a challenge.

John Calipari hopes Kentucky learns from loss to Evansville

Kentucky coach John Calipari has repeatedly insisted that high early rankings aren’t indicative of how much more work his young, talented teams have to put in at this time of …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Anthony Gordon named semifinalist for Davey O’Brien Award, keeping Washington State streak alive

Anthony Gordon, who’s still the nation’s leading passer at 3,794 yards, made the semifinalist cut for the award given annually to the top quarterback in college football, joining 15 other …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Family ties: Sons continue football legacies across SEC

Thaddeus Moss visited LSU in April 2017 looking to transfer from North Carolina State. Within a couple days, the tight end wanted to play for coach Ed Orgeron.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

No. 12 Baylor not breaking in defensive undefeated season

There was a moment when Baylor coach Matt Rhule saw his No. 12 Bears start to fracture just a little bit for the first time in this undefeated season. Understandably …

Under pressure: Defenses thriving in sack-happy ACC

Each week, the Pittsburgh coaching staff jots down a number representing the amount of sacks they’d like the Panthers to have during a given game. Sophomore defensive lineman Jaylen Twyman …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Ohio State’s Chase Young to miss 1 more game for NCAA violation

Ohio State star defensive end Chase Young will be held out of one more game as punishment for breaking NCAA rules by accepting a personal loan.

Memphis, James Wiseman have 1 more game, then it’s back to court

James Wiseman has one more game before heading back to court with his attorneys as they take on the NCAA in a high-stakes battle to keep the 7-foot-1 freshman playing …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Analysis: Inside job as Gonzaga pounds North Dakota 97-66

No. 8 Gonzaga used its superior size and strength inside to work over North Dakota to the tune of 64 paint points, fueling a 97-66 victory Tuesday in front of …