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UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 4:11 p.m.

WSU women’s basketball coach Kamie Ethridge first women’s sports jersey retired at Texas

The University of Texas will retire the No. 33 jersey of women’s basketball player Kamie Ethridge, the first time the school has so honored a female athlete.

No. 9 Oregon State women defeat WSU 52-35

Mikayla Pivec had 19 points and nine rebounds, and Oregon State beat Washington State 52-35 for its ninth win in 10 games.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 13, 2019, 8:27 p.m.

Area women’s basketball: Hristova’s double-double paces WSU; Utah beats Huskies

Borislava Hristova posted her third double-double of the season with 23 points and 10 rebounds and Washington State overwhelmed Colorado 74-48

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 7:01 p.m.

No. 5 Oregon rolls past WSU; No. 11 Oregon State beats Huskies

Sabrina Ionescu extended her NCAA record to 15 triple-doubles and Ruthy Hebard scored a career-high 34 points as No. 5 Oregon raced past Washington State 98-58 on Sunday in Eugene.

Hristova scores career-high 38 as WSU beats Huskies in Pac-12 opener

Borislava Hristova scored 12 of her career-high 38 points in the final quarter and pulled down a game-saving rebound of a potential tying shot at the buzzer and Washington State …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 8:34 p.m.

Women’s basketball: Kansas holds off Washington State in Duel in the Desert matchup

Jessica Washington tossed in 15 points and Austin Richardson and Kylee Kopatich scored 13 apiece to lead the Kansas Jayhawks to a 71-63 victory over the Washington State Cougars in …

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 9:04 p.m.

Balanced scoring attack leads No. 24 Gonzaga to rout of Washington State

Jill Townsend (11 points), Katie Campbell (11), Zykera Rice (10), Laura Stockton (10) and Chandler Smith (10) all contributed to GU’s balanced scoring in Zags victory over Washington State.

Kamie Ethridge excited to take reins of WSU women’s basketball

Thank goodness for Kamie Ethridge’s dogs. After a recent Saturday practice, Sky and Harley ran amok through the Washington State women’s basketball offices until Ethridge guided them into a room. …

UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 10:30 p.m.

New Washington State women’s basketball coach Kamie Ethridge said welcome email from returning Cougars ‘hit me hard’

Inside the Cougar Football Complex, Ethridge was introduced Tuesday afternoon before a standing-room-only crowd of WSU administrators, coaches, athletic boosters, media members and Ethridge’s mother, who flew in from Texas …

UPDATED: Sun., April 15, 2018, 8:11 p.m.

Washington State names Hall of Famer Kamie Ethridge women’s basketball coach

Northern Colorado’s Kamie Ethridge, one of the most decorated women’s basketball players in American history and a Division I coach for the past 27 years, was named Sunday to lead …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 3:56 p.m.

Washington State women open Pac-12 tournament with another chance to top USC

Washington State has lost six straight games, but the Cougars should have some confidence going into their first-round Pac-12 women’s tournament game against USC on Thursday night.

Washington State’s Borislava Hristova makes All-Pac-12 team

Washington State redshirt sophomore Borislava Hristova, the third-leading scorer in the Pac-12 Conference, was named to the 15-player all-conference team Tuesday.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 8:36 p.m.

Area roundup: No. 9 Ducks defeat Washington State women 90-79

The Whitworth men’s swimming team swept to the title on Sunday at the Northwest Conference championships at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington. The men won with …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 4:52 p.m.

Washington State women’s basketball coach June Daugherty takes leave of absence

Citing health concerns, Washington State women’s basketball coach June Daugherty is taking an indefinite medical leave of absence, the school announced Wednesday.

Kat Tudor scores 27, No. 17 Oregon State women top Washington State 71-53

Kat Tudor hit seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points, both career highs, Marie Gulich and Mikayla Pivec had double-doubles and No. 17 Oregon State pulled away for its eighth-straight win, …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 9:57 p.m.

Area roundup: No. 25 Kentucky uses game-ending run to beat WSU women’s basketball team

No. 25 Kentucky scored the final seven points of the game to overtake Washington State and beat the Cougars 73-68 on Sunday in Pullman.

Washington State women aim for new heights

Has any basketball team defied the odds more than last year’s Washington State women’s squad?

Washington State women held to 36 points in loss to No. 10 Stanford

Karlie Samuelson had 21 points and 10th-ranked Stanford scored the first 21 points of the game on the way to a 66-36 win over Washington State in the Pac-12 women’s …

UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 5:22 p.m.

Washington State women open Pac-12 Tournament with Colorado team they just defeated

This may be the most overachieving seventh-place team June Daugherty has coached.

Billings’ 25 boards ties record in No. 18 UCLA’s win over WSU women

Monique Billings tied a school single-game record with 25 rebounds and scored 12 points for her 16th double-double of the year as No. 18 UCLA beat Washington State 67-48 on …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 7:10 p.m.

McClure sets program record with 7 blocks, but WSU women lose

LaBrittney Jones scored 22 points and grabbed a career-tying 15 rebounds, Malena Washington added 21 points and Arizona beat Washington State 70-62 on Sunday to snap a seven-game losing streak.

Swedlund scores 22 points to lead Washington State women past USC 74-57

Alexys Swedlund finished with 22 points, Chanelle Molina shot 6 for 7 and both she and Ivana Kmetovska scored 16 points and Washington State beat Southern California 74-57 on Sunday.

GU women roll past Cougars, 79-61

GU took an early lead on WSU and never looked back Thursday night

Gonzaga women prove they can hang with Pac-12 teams

Gonzaga basketball is looking good so far. Just ask the rest of the state.

Area Division-I women’s basketball preview: Hristova heads list of big Cougars with renewed emphasis on rebounding

Previewing women’s basketball at Washington State, Gonzaga, Eastern Washington and Idaho.

Former Cougars star Utley saluted

Former WSU football player Mike Utley was jointly honored by the school, National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame with an NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute during the …

WSU women end season with another frustrating loss

Their last one was not discernibly different from the majority of the Washington State women’s basketball team’s defining losses this season, it’s just the one that will linger longest.

Up and under: Australian basketball players find success at Inland Northwest schools

A dream is a powerful thing. It can make you leave your family behind and chase that dream halfway around the world – all the way to Coeur d’Alene.

WSU’s Louise Brown: ‘Facetime on Christmas only goes so far’

Of all the Australians playing college basketball in the Inland Northwest, Louise Brown probably has the toughest challenge.

WSU women’s basketball recruits nominated as McDonald’s All-Americans

Two Washington State women’s basketball signees have earned nominations as McDonald’s All-Americans. Chanelle Molina, a 5-foot-9 guard from Kailua Kona, Hawaii, is a five-star recruit, according to, the No. …