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It’s WSU’s turn for Jags on Saturday

Washington State will open its men’s basketball season tonight in Beasley Coliseum but their opponent will have a game under its belt.

WSU men (over)sign two

PULLMAN – This season’s Washington State men’s basketball roster is missing one word. Senior.

WSU rolls over L-C State

Washington State men’s basketball coach Ken Bone got what he wanted out of Friday night. An exhibition victory over Lewis-Clark State. Check that off with an 89-49 final before 3,682 …

Gonzaga, WSU tip off Friday

Gonzaga and Washington State tip off their men’s basketball seasons Friday night with exhibitions.

Packed crowd for WSU’s Mayhem

There was mayhem Friday night for Washington State University’s men’s basketball team as it kicked off the 2010-11 season with a Midnight Mayhem exhibition with the women’s team in a …

Lawrie repeats as top player

The best. For the second year in a row, those two words apply to University of Washington pitcher Danielle Lawrie in the eyes of USA Softball. Lawrie was named the …

State tourneys begin today

Prep golf: The Lewis and Clark boys and girls, Greater Spokane League and District 8 champions, go for more hardware when state tournaments get going today. The boys will be …

Bone: Cougs not far away

PULLMAN – It’s never happened to him before, and Ken Bone doesn’t like it. “It hurts to look at the standings and see we finished 10th,” Washington State University’s first-year …

Little separates Pac pack

So who is the favorite here? The California Golden Bears won the conference with a 13-5 mark (21-9 overall), but even Cal coach Mike Montgomery admits this year is like …

Ducks down Cougars

EUGENE, Ore. – This time there was no doubt. The Pac-10 regular season may have finished the same way as it began for the Washington State Cougars, but their inability …

True friends

EUGENE, Ore. – With 4 minutes and 43 seconds left in the first half Thursday night, Klay Thompson headed for the Washington State University bench. The sophomore had two fouls, …

WSU erases most of 19-point deficit before Beavers hold on

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Same show, different venue. For the second time in as many games, the Washington State University men’s basketball team fell behind early. By a lot.

Cougars done in by chilly shooting

PULLMAN – Dig a deep enough hole and sometimes the only thing you bury is your hopes. The Washington State Cougars proved the point again Saturday night in a 59-52 …

Cougar reflects on career

PULLMAN – It was a simple play. Oregon’s Malik Hairston made an outside drive. Washington State’s Nik Koprivica slid over to take away the baseline.

WSU pulls late-game fadeaway

BERKELEY, Calif. – The question was supplied by Washington State University sophomore DeAngelo Casto. “It’s never been a doubt the Cougs are going to be able to play with this …

Cougars blow another lead

BERKELEY, Calif. — Jerome Randle scored 24 points and California rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to beat Washington State 86-70 Saturday and remain in first place in the Pac-10.

Bone works on getting message across

BERKELEY, Calif. – Grinding can make a point. Or turn a sharp edge dull. The difference is just how much pressure is applied. That’s the choice Washington State University men’s …

Washington State Cougars

RECORD: 15-8 overall, 5-6 Pac-10 COMING UP: Tonight at Stanford, 7; Saturday at California, 1 p.m., FSN.

Cougs cruise

PULLMAN – Success was slipping away. Three consecutive defeats, built on offensive misfires and slipshod defensive efforts, had the Washington State University Cougars’ basketball season teetering.

Casto leads WSU to win

DeAngelo Casto scored 19 points and blocked three shots as Washington State beat Arizona 78-60 on Saturday, knocking the Wildcats out of a tie for first place in the Pac-10 …

Cougars hope to get Wise

PULLMAN – There will be a game within the game tonight at Beasley Coliseum. The men’s basketball contest itself pits Washington State against Arizona, with the Cougars trying to sweep …

Cougars enter ASU danger zone

The first time Washington State played tonight’s opponent, Arizona State, the Cougars didn’t fare all that well. WSU started a makeshift lineup – reserves Charlie Enquist and Xavier Thames in …

Cougars expect top dogs

SEATTLE – There are a lot of tales in literature of two-sided beings, from Janus in Roman mythology to Two-Face in the Batman comics. But there isn’t a better example …

Cougars can’t repeat rally

LOS ANGELES – One comeback a weekend. That may be Washington State’s quota. At least on the road. After rallying from 15 points down to defeat USC on Thursday night, …

WSU can’t rally against UCLA

LOS ANGELES – One comeback a weekend. That may be Washington State’s quota. At least on the road.

Strong finish lifts Cougars

LOS ANGELES – For one night, at least, it wasn’t how the Washington State Cougars started, it was how they finished. And they couldn’t have done much better.

Bone considers lineup changes

PULLMAN – What do 17-7, 28-8 and 10-2 have in common? Those are the deficits, in chronological order, Washington State University has faced at the outset of its last three …

Top scorers pace Cougs, Cardinal

PULLMAN – Both are about 6-foot-7. Both are products of Southern California’s fertile youth basketball culture. And both can put up points at an amazing rate. This afternoon on Friel …

Bears subdue Cougs

PULLMAN – Well, that’s one way to quiet a crowd. Hit 13 of your first 16 shots. Bury six of your first seven 3-pointers. Run, run, and run some more.

Cougars falter at Arizona State

TEMPE, Ariz. – Sometimes a box score can tell the entire story of a college basketball game. Sometimes it only scratches the surface. The latter was the case Sunday afternoon …