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Postseason run ends for WSU women

With 16 minutes remaining in one of the semifinals in the Pacific-12 Conference women’s basketball tournament, the improbable seemed possible. Washington State – which lost 13 of its final 15 …


Beavers knock Cougars out of Pac-12 tourney

LOS ANGELES – He didn’t have his team well enough prepared on Wednesday afternoon, Washington State coach Ken Bone said, so the Cougars will once again leave the Pac-12 tournament …


WSU women make history at Pac-12 tourney

LOS ANGELES – On paper, this was not an impossible task. But it was certainly unprecedented by definition. Beating Oregon State? Nah. The Washington State women’s basketball team had been …


Coming up: Washington State Cougars

RECORD: 14-14 overall, 6-10 Pac-12 COMING UP: Tonight at UCLA, 7:30; Saturday at USC, 3 p.m.


UW women win 34th straight game over WSU

SEATTLE – June Daugherty was at the helm when Washington started its astounding streak of dominance over rival Washington State. Now that she has switched sides, she’ll likely be waiting …


Cougars fall to Huskies at home on Senior Night

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 …


Coming up: Washington State Cougars

RECORD: 14-13 overall, 6-9 Pac-12 COMING UP: Saturday vs. Washington, 5 p.m. (Root)


Coming up: Washington State Cougars

RECORD: 13-12, 5-8 Pac-12 COMING UP: Tonight vs. Arizona, 6 (Root); Saturday vs. Arizona State, 5 p.m. (Root)


WSU guard Mike Ladd plays through pain

PULLMAN – If Mike Ladd is one of the toughest players on Washington State’s roster, he is also one of the most honest. He knows his right thumb is hurting, …


WSU men adjust to losing Aden

Expect a different game between Washington State and Arizona this time around, if for no other reason than the Cougars consider themselves a different team. In the first game between …


WSU athletic fund has seen jump since Leach hire

Since the hiring of new football coach Mike Leach, more than $1 million in annual giving has been pledged to the athletic fund at Washington State University, putting it on …


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. This was still a loss, 78-69 to the …


Coming up: Washington State men’s basketball

RECORD: 12-11 overall, 4-7 Pac-12 COMING UP: Tonight at Oregon State, 7; Saturday at Oregon, 3 p.m.


Cougars seek offensive help for Motum

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


UCLA beats WSU again in Pullman

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. They still haven’t. But …


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 …


Coming up: Washington State Cougars

RECORD: 11-10 overall, 3-6 Pac-12 COMING UP: Tonight vs. USC, 7:05; Saturday vs. UCLA, 2 (Root)


Colorado QB wins over WSU coaching staff

PULLMAN – His footwork, accuracy and leadership qualities had already been lauded by coach Mike Leach on Wednesday afternoon. But as Washington State quarterback signee Austin Apodaca killed time before …


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 …


Cougars’ defense struggles in loss to Arizona State

TEMPE, Ariz. – This scene is becoming too familiar for the Washington State men’s basketball team. Once again, the opponent had few answers for junior forward Brock Motum, who scored …


Notebook: Criticism drives WSU’s Aden to improve

Faisal Aden’s big weekend against Stanford and Cal may have earned him a spot in Washington State’s starting lineup against Arizona tonight. Then again, it may not have. Coach Ken …


Coming up: Washington State Cougars

RECORD: 11-8 overall, 3-4 Pac-12 COMING UP: Tonight at Arizona, 7:30 (Root); Saturday at Arizona State, 2 p.m. (Root)


California Bears fend off Cougs

Layshia Clarendon scored 13 of her 15 points in the second half as California beat Washington State 60-55 in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday for its sixth straight win. Gennifer Brandon …


Cougars knock off first-place Cal

PULLMAN – Of all the last-minute madness witnessed at Beasley Coliseum on Saturday, one image endures. It is of Washington State coach Ken Bone, and his fist, and his arm, …


WSU group to go to Cuba

When President Barack Obama lifted restrictions on travel to Cuba by academic, religious and cultural groups in 2011, officials at Washington State University were ready for the chance to plan …


Cougars come home after long gap

PULLMAN – Every dribble, every corner, every square inch of the Beasley Coliseum hardwood feels like home to Washington State senior Charlie Enquist. “I’ve been practicing on this court for …


Coming up: Washington State Cougars

RECORD: 9-8 overall, 1-4 Pac-12 COMING UP: Tonight vs. Stanford, 7:05; Saturday vs. California, 3:05


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 …


Cougars know to watch for Huskies’ Wroten

SEATTLE – The essence of Washington’s most dangerous player is captured via conversation with two players who must defend him this afternoon. The mention of Tony Wroten, UW’s freshman point …