Posted March 29, 2012 on
PULLMAN—Washington State linebacker Chester Su'a leans strongly to the shy side when it comes to interviews. He dutifully answers every question, but the words are shared judiciously. That could be changing this season, however, because the sophomore-to-be figures to be getting lots of air time with reporters as the unexpected elder statesman of the Cougar linebacking corps.
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WASHINGTON STATE is planning another “Spokane Week” of events in the lead up to the Cougars’ Crimson & Gray football game at Albi Stadium on April 21, but this second annual version of the week-long extravaganza includes a unique guest. Bill Doba is coming back to Cougarville.
FOUR WASHINGTON STATE alums who have served as mentors for Ryan Leaf in recent years were shocked and saddened with the news coming out of Montana today that Leaf had been arrested for allegedly succumbing to the prescription painkiller addiction that landed him in legal trouble -- and on probation -- in Texas three years ago.
IT NEVER IS about one play. But Washington State felt like it was building momentum when senior center Charlie Enquist corralled a rebound with about 3 minutes, 20 seconds left and the Cougars trailing by six points. Enquist then was stripped and Pittsburgh took control from there as WSU lost 71-65 in the decisive game of the best-of-three College Basketball Invitational on Friday.
SO THE QUESTION BEGS: Who exactly is the physics professor with the papers constantly clutched in his right hand? With nine of the last 12 Washington State basketball games being carried on TV, Jeff Hironaka’s presence on the Cougar sideline -- while three years and running -- has somehow grown more obvious. He’s talking with Ken Bone one minute, then down the bench instructing...
Last game out the Panthers (21-17) knotted the best-of-three series and will host the Cougars (19-17) on Friday for the CBI title.
Reggie Moore scored 16 of his game-high 18 points for Washington State (19-17) in the second half, while Abe Lodwick and DaVonte Lacy added nine each.
The BIG game (rubbermatch) is Friday.
When: 7:00 PM ET, Friday, March 30, 2012