Posted November 16, 2012 on
AN OFFICIAL VISIT to Washington State can change a lot of things for a prospect. It can both dispel preconceived notions and create new ones. And for a visitor this past weekend out of California, it can also mean he comes out of the trip with a new leader.
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The Washington St. Cougars began their season with a 88-69 victory over Eastern Washington last Saturday. While the Cougars were the favored team in the match up, the way the victory came about was rather uplifting.
Washington St.’s biggest knocks coming into the season were rebounding, free-throw shooting and defense in front court...
Carly Noyes scored 24 points and Tia Presley had 21 as Washington State got its first win of the season with a 79-69 victory over Monmouth on Friday night.
Lia Galdeira added 11 points, 13 rebounds, six assists and six steals for the Cougars (1-2), who lost their first two games in double overtime to Minnesota and overtime to South Dakota State. Galdeira scored a freshman school...
The Brigham Young Cougars continue to plug holes in future schedules. BYU made its fourth scheduling announcement this month today by announcing a two-game series with the UNLV Rebels. These games will be played in 2014 and 2015. Both years the schools will meet in November. UNLV will travel to Provo and play on November 15, 2014, exactly two years from today. BYU will return to...
On paper, if ASU was looking for a contest to bounce back from a four-game skid, then a home date with a struggling Washington State team (2-8, 0-7 Pac-12) is exactly what the doctor ordered. Then again, despite their record the Cougars at times have proven to be a formidable opponent with a very potent passing offense. How will the Sun Devils fair in their last home games of the 2012 season?
Saturday's showdown with Washington State may have marked the final farewell for a number of Sun Devil seniors as Arizona State played its final home game of the season, but perhaps more importantly, it marked a much welcomed change as ASU snapped its four game losing streak, defeating the Cougars 46-7 and became bowl eligible for the second consecutive season.
WASHINGTON STATE'S season from hell reached new depths at the hands of the Sun Devils on Saturday. The Cougs now have but one game left to avoid the ultimate humilation: going winless in conference play for the second time in four seasons. WSU lost its fifth consecutive game at ASU, 46-7, in dispiriting fashion.
ON FRIDAY and as expected, the Washington State Board of Regents put their stamp of approval on the $61 million football operations building. Time won’t be wasted – construction begins this month. The Regents, I was announced Friday morning by the school, approved the project by a unanimous vote.
Phoenix (Ariz.) Brophy Prep quarterback Tyler Bruggman, who pledged to Washington State in June, remains firmly committed to Mike Leach and the Cougars.
THREE VERBALS commits to the Washington State football program who were reached this week by Cougfan.com remain steadfast in their pledges following the PR firestorm that has surrounded the program the last two weeks. And all offered gracious takes on Marquess Wilson’s words and actions.
PULLMAN – Brock Motum knows what people are saying about the Washington State basketball team, but that doesn’t mean he has to like it – or, more importantly, agree with it.
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Cougars offensive lineman Elliott Bosch addresses media after Washington State's loss at Arizona State.
Highlights and evaluation of Lynden (Wash.) offensive lineman and Washington State commit Matt Meyer…
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Washington State quarterback Jeff Tuel addresses media after falling to Arizona State, 46-7.