Stories tagged: Robert Franks
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
Brandon Clarke tipped in a rebound with 18 seconds left to extend the Grizzlies’ lead to three, before Paris Lee and Bruno Caboclo hit three late free throws to ice …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 9:05 p.m.
Norvell has averaged 13.3 points in the three games he’s played, while shooting 36.3% (12-33) from the field and 40.1% (9-22) from deep.
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 9:23 p.m.
Passed over in NBA draft, Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins, Washington State’s Robert Franks playing with chips on their shoulders for Charlotte Hornets
Josh Perkins and Robert Franks come from different parts of the country, attended different colleges and essentially have taken different paths in their basketball careers.
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 9:29 p.m.
Robert Franks’ basketball career will continue in the professional ranks despite the ex-Washington State forward going unselected Thursday night at the 2019 NBA Draft.
Mon., May 6, 2019, 1:24 p.m.
Washington State’s Robert Franks, CJ Elleby and Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins to participate in G League Camp
The Cougars’ Robert Franks and CJ Elleby, and the Bulldogs’ Josh Perkins, have chosen to attend the inaugural three-day scouting event at Quest Multisport, designed to give NBA hopefuls and …
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 5:41 p.m.
Robert Franks earned another postseason accolade Thursday, being named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I All-District 20 First Team.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 2:02 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few, Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke and WSU’s Robert Franks earn District IX honors
Mark Few was named District IX Coach of the Year and Rui Hachimura was named the district’s Player of the Year, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association announced.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 9:13 p.m.
Franks, who finished the regular season with the Pac-12’s top scoring average, was named to the 10-player All-Pac-12 First Team, as voted on by the league’s coaches. WSU teammate CJ …
UPDATED: Sun., March 10, 2019, 9:51 p.m.
The five most important games of Robert Franks’ Washington State career, as detailed by teammates past and present
If WSU can’t win four games in four days at the Pac-12 Tournament, Franks will play in a crimson uniform for the last time this week at the T-Mobile Arena. …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 9:34 p.m.
Robert Franks collected three awards Monday for his efforts in Washington State’s road sweep of the Arizona schools and followed up with a fourth on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 12:36 p.m.
The Pac-12 award is handed out weekly throughout the three-month long regular season, but it’d been more than three years since a WSU player was recognized. Franks became the first …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 6:19 p.m.
Five impressions: How Robert Franks, Marvin Cannon and strong perimeter D helped Washington State stun Arizona State in Tempe
Even if the result doesn’t change the course of their season, it gave the Cougars their first win outside of Beasley Coliseum and broke up a stretch that had seen …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 6:55 p.m.
Either the Cougars (7-9, 0-3) or Golden Bears (5-11, 0-4) will claim their first Pac-12 win and end an extended losing streak when the teams go head to head in …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 3:16 p.m.
The senior forward, whose 22.1 points per game lead the Cougars this season, announced on Twitter account the hip injury would keep him out of a third straight contest.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
With three consecutive losses, Washington State’s basketball team might be limping into Pac-12 Conference play this week, but at least it’s only a figurative term for the now healthy Cougars …
Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
Robert Franks scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the season as Washington State beat Southern Illinois Edwardsville 89-73 in nonconference men’s basketball on Wednesday …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 10:56 p.m.
Monday’s game against Rider, played in front of a sparse home crowd that numbered just 1,673 – but looked much smaller than that – could’ve been another bump in WSU’s …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 11:03 p.m.
Freshman CJ Elleby scored a season-high 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds with four assists as Washington State beat Cal State Northridge 103-94 on Tuesday night.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
In the past, Washington State hasn’t always had the size, the length and the athleticism to combat the Pac-12’s elite big men, but this season the Cougars should at least …
UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
Franks decided his defense still needed some more work – his rebounding, too – and the opportunity to move from a fringe second-round pick to a bona fide first-rounder was …
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 2:42 p.m.
As a junior, Franks’ numbers ballooned and the Vancouver, Washington, native posted the Pac-12’s seventh-best scoring average at 17.4 points per game – from 6.4 ppg as a sophomore – …
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 8:38 p.m.
Washington State forward Robert Franks is joining a growing list of underclassmen who’ve chosen to end their college careers prematurely in order to pursue a lifelong dream of playing in …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 5:54 p.m.
Franks, a 6-foot-7 forward with good shooting range and a strong post-up game, is an interesting pro prospect, but by no means a guaranteed NBA Draft pick if he should …
Thu., March 8, 2018, 2:47 a.m.
Cougar forward Robert Franks talks about the team’s loss to Oregon Wednesday in the Pac-12 Tournament.
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 11:25 p.m.
Franks became a full-time starter for the Cougars this season, doubling his minutes-per-game average from 16.4 as a sophomore to 32.7 as a junior. The Vancouver, Washington, native nearly tripled …
Thu., March 1, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Cougar players Viont’e Daniels, Malachi Flynn and Robert Franks talk about the team’s 78-76 win over Oregon Thursday in Pullman.
Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 10:47 p.m.
WSU players Robert Franks, Arinze Chidom and Malachi Flynn discuss the 77-70 loss to Utah Saturday at Beasley Coliseum.
Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 11:30 p.m.
WSU players Robert Franks, Malachi Flynn and Viont’e Daniels talk about the Cougars’ 73-69 win over Colorado Thursday night at Beasley Coliseum.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
Washington State basketball players are cognizant of the fact that they currently sit in the Pac-12’s basement and it’s not much use reminding them of all the ways they’ve regressed …
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 10:46 p.m.
WSU forward Robert Franks talks about breaking out of the slump and preparing for the Oregon schools.