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College roundup: GU whips BYU 17-1 in baseball finale

Marco Gonzales’ three-run double sparked a 10-run third inning and the Gonzaga baseball team whipped Brigham Young 17-1 on Saturday in a regular-season finale in Provo, Utah.

Cougs’ postseason baseball hopes a lost cause

Any remaining doubt was erased once the final out of Sunday’s game was recorded: The Washington State baseball team isn’t going to make the postseason. That disappointing truth became a …

Jones’ walk-off homer lifts Cougs past OSU

Autograph-seekers found their man just outside the press box atop the Bailey Brayton-Field seats, an unlikely hero signing baseballs and T-shirts and game rosters.

Wash. unemployment rate falls despite job losses

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state’s unemployment rate fell in April to 8.1 percent, despite a loss of 300 jobs last month, officials said Wednesday.

McWashington will be his own Cougar in football broadcast booth

Given all the years Bob Robertson worked without a sidekick in the Washington State radio booth, the recent developments in broadcasting Cougars football must have Marconi spinning in his underground …

Cougar baseball loses series to Cal

Washington State sputtered its way to an 8-0 loss to California on Sunday in Pullman, managing just two hits off Bears starter Jason Jones while failing to move anybody past …

Cougars come up short in CBI finale

Tray Woodall scored 17 points and Pittsburgh beat Washington State 71-65 on Friday night to win the College Basketball Invitational title. Reggie Moore led Washington State with 18 points.

Cougars hold off Panthers

Washington State’s D.J. Shelton blocked a last-second shot by Tray Woodall as the Cougars hung on to beat Pittsburgh 67-66 on Monday in Game 1 of the best-of-three CBI Finals …

Cougars will host Wyoming on Monday

Washington State will host its next game in the College Basketball Invitational.

Cougars have had success against Oregon State

LOS ANGELES – For Washington State this season, beating Oregon State has been as easy as 1-3-1.

Cougars would welcome CBI invitation

PULLMAN – Remember the 2010 season, Ken Bone’s first as Washington State’s head coach, when the Cougars turned down a chance to play in the College Basketball Invitational?

Washington’s jobless rate fell in January

Washington’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.3 percent in January as 13,200 jobs were created.

WSU’s Volero, Leach formed bond while fishing

PULLMAN – It didn’t matter to Paul Volero where Mike Leach wound up coaching in the end.

Cougars’ free-throw woes aid UW victory

PULLMAN – After another wild finish at Beasley Coliseum, fans filled the tunnel near the exit, their cheers echoing all the way into the media room as coaches and players …

Washington State men rout Arizona St. 72-50

PULLMAN – Washington State beat Arizona State so badly here on Saturday that Cougars guard Marcus Capers was in the mood to boast a little afterward.

Late baskets give Arizona win over Cougars

PULLMAN – All things considered, Washington State couldn’t have asked for much better circumstances down the stretch against Arizona on Thursday night.

Leach’s WSU offense will rely on McGuire’s line

PULLMAN – It can be easy to forget, amid the excitement generated by the arrival of Mike Leach’s air-raid offense, about the guys who truly make everything work.

Zags, Cougars selected women’s hosts for 2013

Spokane continues to draw the right kind of attention, as the NCAA announced Monday that Gonzaga and Washington State universities have been selected to host 2013 women’s NCAA Division I …

Zags, Cougars selected women’s hosts for 2013

Gonzaga and Washington State will host 2013 NCAA women’s basketball tournament games in Spokane, capitalizing on the success of last year’s events.

Oregon pulls away to beat Washington State

EUGENE, Ore. – A different kind of frustration was felt outside Washington State’s locker room at Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday afternoon.

Cougars know Ducks can be dangerous

EUGENE, Ore. – The television replay they watched Friday looked awfully familiar to the Washington State Cougars.

Cougars earn road win at Oregon State

CORVALLIS, Ore. – They slashed, they defended, they made open shots like they were playing at Beasley.

Cougars seek offensive help for Motum

PULLMAN – All eyes, seemingly, are on Washington State forward Brock Motum. Or, at least, more eyes than before.

Breske settles in as WSU defensive coordinator

PULLMAN – You’ll have to excuse Mike Breske. He has a cough. And a scratchy throat. And a mild case of the sniffles.

UCLA beats WSU men again in Pullman

Whether it’s been by superior talent, execution or late-game savvy, the UCLA Bruins hadn’t lost a men’s basketball here since 1993 entering Saturday’s game.

Bulldogs look to rebound at LMU

Men’s basketball: Gonzaga will try to bounce back at a place that’s been good to the Bulldogs through the years. The Bulldogs (17-4, 7-2 WCC), who suffered a disappointing 83-73 …

Blanchette: Motum deserves huge shout-out

PULLMAN – A defender overcommitted high above the key and suddenly a lane to the hoop as wide as the Brisbane River opened up for Brock Motum.

Motum’s big night ignites Cougars

PULLMAN – A quick start wasn’t surprising, considering Washington State’s opponent on Thursday night.

WSU coach Bone sees first half as mixed bag

PULLMAN – While assessing the first half of Washington State’s basketball season, the truth of an old adage used by coach Ken Bone was reaffirmed before he could even get …

Recruiting process keeps getting dirtier

Mike Leach signs his first class of recruits today as football coach at Washington State and it’s ranked … 12th. In the Pac-12.