Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/11/13
Cougs enter tourney on promising streak One week ago, the Washington State Cougars were riding a 9-game losing streak and all hope was seemingly loss. However, now we are here at season’s end on a 2-game winning streak – the longest of the season in conference play – and budding the possibility of maybe having somewhat of a chance in the Pac 12 tournament. March 6th the 1 seed UCLA Bruins traveled to Pullman to embark on what was thought to be a slaughter. The Cougars didn’t get the memo, as they came bursting out of the gates building an early lead and holding it all game long. It was the biggest win of the season for the Cougs. Not only because it was against #23 UCLA, but it was with a team pieced together by scotch tape. DaVonte Lacy and Mike Ladd were both out due to knee injuries – Lacy for the season. Starting in their place were Dexter Kernich-Drew and Will DiIorio, both capable players but nowhere near the offensive efficiency. Not to mention the thinning of the bench. But Ken
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