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Stories tagged: wsu

WSU’s Mastro one of maestros at pistol

PULLMAN – Jim Mastro calls it a blessing in disguise.

WSU women pull shocker at Pac-12 tourney

LOS ANGELES – There was little drama to this surprising encore.

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.

WSU assistant Russell left Tennessee for stability

There are good reasons why Eric Russell decided to leave college football’s most competitive conference to aid Mike Leach’s rebuilding efforts at Washington State.

UCLA overwhelms Cougars

LOS ANGELES – Though few bothered to watch, many had to wonder how the UCLA basketball team would respond to the negative publicity it received from Sports Illustrated this week.

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? OK. Now …

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 …

New WSU inside receivers coach preaches toughness

PULLMAN – One of the first entries following a YouTube search of Eric Morris is a highlight reel of the former Texas Tech receiver.

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.

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.

Cougars’ defense struggles in loss to Arizona State

This scene is becoming too familiar for the Washington State Cougars. Once again, the opponent had few answers for junior forward Brock Motum, who scored 34 points on Saturday, a …

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 …

Shawn Vestal: How about sharing the NCAA wealth?

We’ve heard all the perfectly reasonable reasons for the wild salaries being paid to the new football coaches at Washington State University. You gotta pay to compete. Everybody does it. …

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 …

No. 4 Stanford women improve to 53-0 against Cougars

For nearly 18 minutes, Washington State women’s basketball coach June Daugherty saw just about everything she wanted to from her team. The Cougars took everything No. 4 Stanford (16-1, 7-0 …

Aden scores 33 as Cougars upset Stanford

PULLMAN, Wash. — Few spectators braved the elements to watch Washington State host Stanford at Beasley Coliseum on Thursday – just 3,119 of them, to be exact. Faisal Aden showed …

No. 4 Stanford women improve to 53-0 against Cougars

Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Chiney Ogwumike added 19 points and 12 rebounds and No. 4 Stanford shook off a sluggish start to beat Washington State 75-41 …

Political parties like spending, in one form or another

How do you like your welfare? Chances are awfully good that you get some and that you approve of it mightily. That you see it as fair and just and …

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 …

Cougs zero in on UW’s Wroten

The essence of Washington’s most dangerous player is captured via conversation with two players who must defend him this afternoon.

Roundup: Cougar women claw way to 2OT victory over Beavers

Sage Romberg hit a jumper with 2 minutes, 10 seconds left in the second overtime Saturday to give Washington State the lead before Tia Presley and Jazmine Perkins hit free …

Louisville holds off Cougars

PULLMAN – Washington State didn’t get too many breaks down the stretch but the Cougars kept clawing until an unusual ending allowed No. 14 Louisville to escape Beasley Coliseum with …

Leach fills out offensive staff

Mike Leach is filling in his Washington State football staff slowly, or quickly, depending on what side of the ball is being referenced.

Trio leads Cougars to rout of Santa Clara

Early in the first half, before this Sunday afternoon game became a snoozer, Charlie Enquist showed a physical side – and confidence – that hasn’t always been there during his …

Wire and news services Former Cougars linebacker Bush dies at 42

SAN DIEGO – Former Washington State linebacker Lew Bush, who played for the San Diego Chargers for seven seasons and was part of their lone Super Bowl team in 1994 …

WSU, Eastern meet for 65th time

Washington State begins a week of facing two of its closest basketball neighbors today by hosting Eastern Washington, a school it’s played 64 times in its history.

Cougars trail whole way against Lobos

Seven exasperating minutes proved insurmountable for Washington State in its second game at the 76 Classic basketball tournament on Friday night at Anaheim, Calif.

WSU prof: you can resist impulse buying

The siren call of Black Friday specials proved irresistible to many shoppers, who left the malls with extra shopping bags and additional credit card charges. Impulse buying – the sudden, …

Lobbestael’s final start in spotlight

Marshall Lobbestael has started at quarterback 14 times in his five-year Washington State career. It’s No. 15 that everyone is wondering about.