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UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 16, 2020

Area roundup: Aari McDonald guides No. 12 Arizona past WSU

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UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020

College baseball: Cal State Bakersfield walks off with 3-2 win against WSU

Eric Charles’ ninth-inning single drove in Will Picketts with the winning run, and Cal State Bakersfield secured a 3-2 nonconference win over Washington State in a college baseball game Saturday …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020

Daniel Utomi lifts USC to 70-51 victory over Washington State

Daniel Utomi scored season-high 23 points and the Southern California defense did the rest in a 70-51 victory over Washington State


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020

Locally: Washington State women’s soccer adds Kevin Boyd as assistant coach

Washington State’s NCAA Women’s Final Four soccer program has reloaded. It’s coaching staff.


WSU baseball: Cougars score three in ninth to down Cal State Bakersfield

Garrett Gouldsmith’s two-out single in the top of the ninth inning plated Kyla Monzardo with the go-ahead run, and Washington State pulled away late for a 5-2 season-opening win over …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020

GU baseball: Big eighth inning pushes BYU past Gonzaga

Zack Peterson’s run-scoring single sparked a six-run eighth inning that carried BYU to a 7-1 victory over Gonzaga in the Sanderson Ford College Baseball Classic in Surprise, Arizona, on Friday.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020

Women’s college basketball: Arizona State hangs on late to sink WSU

Reili Richardson made a pair of free throws with 3 seconds left, and Arizona State escaped with a 62-59 win over Washington State in a Pac-12 Conference women’s basketball game …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 13, 2020

Cody Riley, Chris Smith lead UCLA past Washington State in OT, 86-83

Cody Riley scored 11 of his 19 points in overtime to lead UCLA to a 86-83 win over Washington State on Thursday night.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 13, 2020

Isaac Bonton’s best assist at Washington State has come with eighth-grade AAU team

Isaac Bonton’s basketball schedule is conflicting with his basketball schedule. There’s an obligation in Saturday night at Galen Coliseum in Los Angeles. There’s another one Sunday morning in the Tri …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 11, 2020

Defending on the road will be focal point for Washington State during final stretch of regular season

There weren’t too many cracks in Washington State’s defense during Sunday’s rivalry win over Washington. Kyle Smith hopes he can say the same thing about the Cougars on Thursday night …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2020

Washington State’s CJ Elleby named Pac-12 player of the week for second time this season

For the second time this season, Washington State’s CJ Elleby was voted the most outstanding player of the week in the Pac-12 Conference, the league announced Monday afternoon.


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 9, 2020

Cougars beat Huskies on day former coach George Raveling honored

At age 82, George Raveling didn’t slingshot himself out of his seat on the bench the way he used to 40 years ago. So it took a couple of beats …


With CBI invitation, Washington State guaranteed opportunity to compete in postseason tournament

Seven straight Washington State basketball seasons have ended in Las Vegas at the Pac-12 Tournament. It’s unlikely the streak reaches eight this March.


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 9, 2020

CJ Elleby erupts for 34 points against hometown Huskies, leading Washington State past Washington, 79-67

At some point before the season began, Kyle Smith took a break from designing plays for WSU’s basketball team and put his literary juices to work, penning a short victory …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 9, 2020

Utah women roll past Washington State in Ula Motuga’s return

Sophomore Ula Motuga scored a season-high 14 points in her return from a two-game absence, but the Washington State Cougars ran into a hot-shooting Utah team on Sunday, falling 78-66 …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 8, 2020

Kyle Smith bracing for first Apple Cup as Washington State coach

Game one between WSU (13-10, 4-6) and UW (12-11, 2-8) takes place at 3 p.m. Sunday (ESPNU) at Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars will put George Raveling’s name in the rafters …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 7, 2020

John Blanchette: George Raveling lifted Washington State basketball into the spotlight – now the program will return the favor

George Raveling’s name goes up in those same rafters on Sunday at halftime of the Cougars’ game with rival Washington, and as appropriate as Klay Thompson’s day of tribute was …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 7, 2020

Area roundup: WSU women rally past Colorado 69-59

Washington State erased a 15-point deficit in the second half and rallied for a 69-59 win over Colorado in a Pac-12 Conference women’s basketball game at Beasley Coliseum in Pullman …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 7, 2020

Ice carvings and lavish dinners: A look at the cost of football recruiting at Washington

Records obtained from a December 2018 UW visit by nine football players offer a glimpse of what a recruiting trip can look like for touted high-school athletes. Nationwide, recruiting budgets …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 7, 2020

Five non-recruiting Washington State takeaways from National Signing Day

Wednesday signified Rolovich’s first media availabilities since his introductory press conference last month, so while it was a valuable opportunity to learn about the newest batch of Cougar signees, it …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020

Anthony Gordon becomes third straight Washington State QB to nab NFL Scouting Combine invitation

Anthony Gordon followed in the footsteps of Luke Falk and Gardner Minshew when he became the third straight Washington State quarterback to accept an invitation to the Senior Bowl. Now …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020

Nick Rolovich, Washington State address positional needs, reopen pipelines on National Signing Day

It may be difficult to draw too many parallels between the small coastal village of Pago Pago, American Samoa, and the sprawling city of Seattle, other than both places should …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020

Live updates: Nick Rolovich signs six players, rounding out first recruiting class at Washington State

New Washington State coach Nick Rolovich is expected to sign six or seven players Wednesday, rounding out the 2020 class that predecessor Mike Leach began working on last December.


Junior college defensive end Antonio Pule III commits to Washington State on eve of national signing day

Antonio Pule III, a defensive end from Modesto (Calif.) Junior College, committed to Nick Rolovich and the Cougars Tuesday, meaning at least five players will be inking letters of intent …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020

Washington State, Nick Rolovich fend off Mississippi State, others for 3-star WR

In a recruiting battle that pitted Rolovich’s run-and-shoot against Leach’s Air Raid – and multiple other Power Five schools – the Cougars won the Pettway sweepstakes, receiving a pledge from …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020

Four-star Kentwood (Wash.) prospect gives Washington State two DB commits in as many days

Nick Rolovich stressed the importance of recruiting in the Evergreen State when he was introduced as Washington State’s new coach last month. More urgent was the need to ink a …


No. 6 Stanford women rout Washington State

The Stanford women relied on defense for a 2-0 trip north. Ashten Prechtel had 19 points and 14 rebounds, and the sixth-ranked Cardinal cruised past Washington State 71-49 on Sunday. …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020

Washington State wide receiver Dezmon Patmon receives invitation to NFL Combine

ELITE Athlete Management, the group representing Patmon during the pre-NFL draft process, announced on its Instagram account the Washington State wide receiver had accepted an invitation to the NFL scouting …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 1, 2020

Washington State has lowest point total in three years, loses 66-49 to Arizona

An Arizona team that hasn’t been as steady, or consistent, as many of its previous editions lost its national ranking after losing at Arizona State last Saturday. The Wildcats still …