Posted November 01, 2011 on washingtonstate.scout.com
IN A FEW DAYS, when the Cougars square off in an exhibition against Lewis-Clark State, Ken Bone and his troops formally will kick off what figures to be one of the most post-challenged seasons in many years at Washington State. Help is on the way in 6-10, 260-pound verbal commit Richard Peters, but he doesn’t arrive for a year.
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