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Kelly Graves comes to Palouse with his Oregon team

A familiar face is coming to the Palouse this week leading a women’s basketball program that looks anything like a contender.


Lia Galdeira scores 29 for WSU, but WSU women fall 57-54 at Cal

Mikayla Cowling scored 15 points and Brittany Boyd hit two free throws with 12 seconds left as California held off Washington State 57-54 in Pac-12 women’s basketball Monday night in …


Washington State edges Stanford

DaVonte Lacy scored 25 points and Ny Redding sank two free throws with 5.5 seconds left to lift Washington State to an 89-88 win over Stanford on Saturday in Pac-12 …


Golden Bears snap six-game losing streak at WSU’s expense

PULLMAN – Washington State’s game plan against California was to stick with what worked in their previous win over the Bears: Dominate inside and contain Jordan Wallace. The Cougars struggled …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 29, 2015

Golden Bears snap six-game losing streak at WSU’s expense

PULLMAN – Washington State’s game plan against California was to stick with what worked in their previous win over the Bears: Dominate inside and contain Jordan Wallace.


WSU, California enter matchup in similar situation

PULLMAN – Neither California nor Washington State is in position for one game to matter much in the final conference standings. There is no Pac-12 tournament bye on the line, …


Eric Mele officially takes over special teams, Brian Odom joins WSU football staff

PULLMAN – Washington State coach Mike Leach announced on Tuesday that Eric Mele has been named special teams coordinator at WSU. Mele took over as the interim coordinator after Eric …


Buffaloes stomp all over Cougars

BOULDER, Colo. – The setup for the opening minutes of Saturday’s game against Colorado could hardly have been better for Washington State. The reality could hardly have been worse.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 24, 2015

Buffaloes trample Cougars

The setup for the opening minutes of Saturday’s game against Colorado could hardly have been better for Washington State. The reality could hardly have been worse.


Cougars hold on, top Ducks

EUGENE – Tia Presley scored 29 points, Lia Galdeira added 22 and Washington State held on to beat Oregon 79-76 in Pac-12 women’s basketball on Sunday. The Cougars improved 3-0 …


WSU women hold on to beat Ducks

Tia Presley scored 29 points, Lia Galdeira added 22 and Washington State held on to beat Oregon 79-76 in Pac-12 women’s basketball on Sunday.


Oregon State’s defense clamps down on Cougars

PULLMAN – The tortoise beat the hare on Saturday, or rather, the methodical Oregon State Beavers chewed up Washington State’s impatient offense. Oregon State beat the Cougars 62-47 in a …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 17, 2015

Oregon State’s defense clamps down on Cougars

PULLMAN – The tortoise beat the hare on Saturday, or rather, the methodical Oregon State Beavers chewed up Washington State’s impatient offense.


Cougars look to continue hot start

If the Cougars can beat a methodical Oregon State team today then WSU (9-7, 3-1 Pac-12) could be in for a special start to the conference season.


New Cougar DC calls takeaways ‘imperative’

The defense implemented by new Washington State defensive coordinator Alex Grinch will look pretty similar to the one employed by his predecessor, Mike Breske, at least in its 3-4 base …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 15, 2015

Washington State holds off Oregon for overtime win

PULLMAN – All week in practice leading into Thursday’s game DaVonte Lacy and his teammates joked about how they were going to score 100 points against Oregon, a team that …


John Blanchette: Wayne Tinkle, Ernie Kent mold surprises in Pac-12

At the final media timeout last Sunday, the Oregon State Beavers – a not-quite-unanimous choice a couple of months ago as the most hopeless team in the Pac-12 – trailed …


Four corners: Washington State Cougars

Coming up: Thursday vs. Oregon, 8 p.m. (Pac-12 Wash.); Saturday vs. Oregon State, 6 p.m. (Pac-12 Wash.) Outlook: With the students back from break, the Cougars (8-7, 2-1 Pac-12) return …


Basketball notes: Pac-12 will honor ex-Cougar Bennie Seltzer

Bennie Seltzer will be the Washington State honoree when the Pac-12 inducts its 2014-15 class into the men’s basketball Hall of Honor at the end of the season. Seltzer played …


NCAA women’s basketball: Life in Pac-12 rough sledding for Cougars

The Washington State women’s basketball team found out twice last week how razor-thin the margin can be between winning and finding itself in a 1-3 hole to start conference play. …


G&T Blog matters: Vernon Adams collects EWU academic honor, GU’s Kyle Wiltjer suttle skill, Mike Leach’s contract with WSU

A sampling from the past week of entries in The Spokesman-Review blog, Sportslink at spokesman.com/ blogs/sportslink. 2: The hard work paid off today, when Adams was named Eastern’s Scholar- Athlete …


Ike Iroegbu paces Cougars in victory over Huskies

SEATTLE – Washington State ran past and shot over Washington’s shot blockers, simply avoiding the biggest advantage the Huskies had to beat their instate rivals, 80-77, and send nearly all …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 10, 2015

Ike Iroegbu paces Cougars in victory over Huskies

SEATTLE – Washington State ran past and shot over Washington’s shot blockers, simply avoiding the biggest advantage the Huskies had to beat their instate rivals, 80-77, and send nearly all …


Former football player sues WSU

Washington State has been named as a defendant in a civil suit brought by former Cougars football player Domenic Rockey stemming from an incident on Oct. 1, 2013, that left …


Cougars ready to battle Huskies inside

The WSU men’s basketball team has become increasingly defined by good play from its forwards this season and the Cougars have in turn improved relative to their peers.


Four corners: WSU Cougars

Coming up: Saturday at Washington, noon (Pac-12 Wash.) Outlook: Washington State drew the unenviable assignment of spending the first two weeks of conference play away from home, but now the …


Three stars

Tyler Johnson Former Spokane Chief had two goals in Lightning’s 4-2 NHL victory over Senators.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 4, 2015

Josh Hawkinson, Jordan Railey lead WSU past Cal

Josh Hawkinson had 18 points and 13 rebounds for his sixth straight double-double, Jordan Railey scored 17 points and Washington State beat California 69-66 on Sunday for its first Pac-12 …


G&T Blog matters: Zags’ Byron Wesley, Daquawn Brown and Cougs

A sampling from the past week of entries in The Spokesman-Review blog, Sportslink at spokesman.com/ blogs/sportslink. 6: The 6-foot-5 Wesley can create his own shot, which comes in handy with …


Women’s basketball: WSU opens Pac-12 play with victory

Tia Presley and Lia Galdeira combined for 51 points and Washington State opened Pac-12 Conference play on Saturday with its sixth straight win, 81-70 over Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Presley …