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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.

Blanchette: Recruiting process gets dirtier

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

Choate establishes own legacy at WSU

PULLMAN – There is a statue on the lawn of an elementary school, roughly 73 miles northeast of where linebackers coach Jeff Choate sits in his Washington State football office, …

Cougars’ recruiting looks different under Leach

At least one expert says it’s easy to see the difference between the recruiting class being constructed by Mike Leach and his staff, and the initial class put together by …

Arizona hits 15 3-pointers to bury Cougars

TUCSON, Ariz. – This was a loss the Washington State Cougars might feel for a while.

Emerick serves as Leach’s right-hand man

Dave Emerick’s explanation of his official title on Washington State’s football staff is fairly simple. It also provides a humorous glimpse of his boss’ personality.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2012

Senate has critical 25th vote on gay marriage

As supporters and opponents packed hearing rooms Monday around the Capitol, Washington moved a step closer to legalizing same-sex marriage when the proposal gained its crucial 25th vote in the …

Cougars knock off first-place California

PULLMAN – Of all the last-minute madness witnessed at Beasley Coliseum on Saturday, one image endures.

Cougars come home after long gap

Every dribble, every corner, every square inch of the Beasley Coliseum hardwood feels like home to Washington State senior Charlie Enquist.

Huskies dominate second half, pull out win over Cougars

SEATTLE – It’s not inaccurate to say Terrence Ross stole the show Sunday afternoon, sparking a second-half burst that helped Washington run Washington State out of Hec Edmundson Pavilion in …

Huskies make it 33 straight against WSU women

PULLMAN – It’s supposed to be the simplest shot in basketball. Yet on Saturday night for the Washington State women, trying to convert an uncontested layup – just like trying …

Daugherty’s Cougars approach next hurdle

Smart coaches beg, borrow and steal from smarter coaches. June Daugherty also bought.

Daugherty’s Cougars approach next hurdle

In her fifth season, June Daugherty’s WSU women’s basketball program has made plenty of strides and the next biggest step presents itself Saturday _ beating Washington.

Levenseller will be offensive coordinator at Idaho

MOSCOW, Idaho – Mike Levenseller will reunite with Robb Akey and become Idaho’s offensive coordinator, a source told The Spokesman-Review. Levenseller’s hiring, first reported by, has not been made …

Report says Levenseller will join Vandals

MOSCOW, Idaho – Mike Levenseller, who spent 19 years as an offensive assistant at Washington State, will join Robb Akey’s staff at the University of Idaho, according to