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Thompson’s career-best 37 points extinguish Mastodons

PULLMAN – As a shooter, Klay Thompson rises above most collegiate basketball players. That’s literally what Washington State’s 6-foot-6 sophomore did over and over again Thursday night, rising above the …


Thompson scores 37 in WSU win

Klay Thompson went 15-for-20 and scored a career-high 37 points as Washington State beat IPFW 89-70 on Thursday night.


Sports in brief: Unbeaten Cougs take on IPFW

College basketball: The Washington State Cougars risk perfection tonight in Beasley Coliseum when they host Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne in a non-conference game at 7. The Cougars (2-0) have never lost …


Thompson to the rescue in Cougs’ win against EWU

PULLMAN – Klay Thompson wasn’t having his best night. Washington State University’s sophomore guard missed his first six shots. He powered his way to the free-throw line 14 times, but …


Sports in brief: Cougs open vs. Mississippi Valley

College basketball: The Washington State University Cougars will open the 2009-10 season tonight at Beasley Coliseum in Pullman with a familiar non-conference foe. For the second consecutive season, WSU will …


Koprivica has seen it all

PULLMAN – The bombs started falling on March 24, 1999. A 10-year-old boy sat huddled in a Belgrade, Yugoslavia, shelter. Day after day, night after night, the bombs fell.


Running and sharing evident in Cougs’ exhibition victory

PULLMAN – The 3,476 in Beasley Coliseum on Monday night may have been drawn by curiosity. Count among them Washington State University’s new head basketball coach Ken Bone.


Sports in brief: New-look Cougs take on LCSC

Basketball: The public will have its first chance to see the Ken Bone-coached Cougars tonight at Beasley Coliseum, when Washington State University hosts Lewis-Clark State College at 7. The Cougars, …


Cougs go on display

PULLMAN – It’s quite obvious things are different around the Washington State University men’s basketball program. Head coach Tony Bennett is gone to Virginia after three winning seasons, replaced by …


WSU’s Watson hits head

PULLMAN – Washington State University basketball player James Watson was taken to Pullman Regional Medical Center on Wednesday afternoon in a precautionary measure after hitting his head on the floor …


Thompson, Casto make U19 team

Basketball: Washington State University sophomores DeAngelo Casto (shown above) and Klay Thompson have been selected to the 12-member USA U19 national basketball team. The 12 players selected from the group …


Salaries up for assistants

PULLMAN – Though salaries in the Washington State University men’s basketball program are still in the basement of the Pac-10, they’re trending upward. Especially for first-year head coach Ken Bone’s …


Cougars add one Moore

PULLMAN – It was a about 10 days ago Washington State University men’s basketball coach Ken Bone said the Cougars probably wouldn’t sign another incoming freshman for the fall. “To …


Fast Break: Allen added to WSU staff

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Australian recruit sticks with WSU

PULLMAN – When Ken Bone was named Washington State’s 17th men’s basketball coach, his to-do list was as long as a Taylor Rochestie game-winner. But with the news Sunday that …


Bone feels at home in Evergreen State

PULLMAN – There’s really only one thing you need to know about new Washington State men’s basketball coach Ken Bone. Except for two youthful years spent in Turlock, Calif., he’s …


Blanchette: New guy might just stick around Pullman for a while

PULLMAN – Since so much rancor was expended over the last guy’s hasty escape, it seemed reasonable to ask Washington State’s new basketball coach Tuesday if he planned on fulfilling …


Cougars select Ken Bone

PULLMAN – The last time Washington State University went searching for a basketball coach, athletic director Jim Sterk shocked everyone by plucking Dick Bennett out of retirement in the Midwest. …


Bone accepts WSU offer

PULLMAN – The last time Washington State University went searching for a basketball coach, athletic director Jim Sterk shocked everyone by plucking Dick Bennett out of retirement in the Midwest. …


Cougars’ coach search nears end

PULLMAN – A week after Tony Bennett left for the University of Virginia, it looks like Washington State University is getting closer to naming a new men’s basketball coach. After …


Koprivica, Lodwick speaking for players

PULLMAN – As Washington State athletic director Jim Sterk and others search for a new men’s basketball coach in Detroit (see sidebar), the dozen players set to return wait patiently …


Bennett offers reasons for leaving

PULLMAN – There was an explanation needed. Four days after leaving Washington State University for the Atlantic Coast Conference’s University of Virginia, Tony Bennett felt he could finally offer one.


Bennett: ‘I’m sure there are a lot of hurt feelings’

Four days after leaving Washington State University for the Atlantic Coast Conference’s University of Virginia, Tony Bennett felt he could finally offer one. He picked up his cell phone and …


Move wasn’t made cavalierly

It was the same Tony Bennett, only the outfit was different. Bennett, who left Washington State University this week, was introduced as the University of Virginia’s basketball coach Wednesday in …


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Cougars in re-recruiting mode

PULLMAN – When Tony Bennett is introduced as the University of Virginia’s men’s basketball coach today, he’ll not only be breaking a tie with the players left at Washington State …


Sterk vows to quickly find new coach

PULLMAN – With Tony Bennett’s surprising announcement Monday that he was leaving Washington State, the immediate concern of athletic director Jim Sterk is the future. As in replacing a guy …


Blanchette: Both sides have cause to give thanks

So what does a basketball coach owe you, exactly? Does he owe it to you to stay three years? Five years? Ten?


WSU’s focus shifts

PULLMAN – If the season just passed has a parallel in Washington State men’s basketball history, it might be 1996, the last time the Cougars finished a run of three …


Mills leads Saint Mary’s to NIT victory over Cougs

MORAGA, Calif. – Maybe Saint Mary’s coach Randy Bennett should take the DVD and send it to the NCAA selection committee. Tuesday night was the Gaels at their best.