Posted March 07, 2012 on
LOS ANGELES – Marcus Capers has played more basketball games than anyone in Washington State history, but he desperately wants to play in game No. 130. And No. 131. And No. 132. And however many more it takes to give Washington State its first title in a national post-season basketball tournament.
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PULLMAN -- The thought of leaving Pullman brings tears to Marcus Capers’ eyes. No matter how far the Cougars go in the Pac-12 tournament, which they’ll kick off Wednesday at noon against Oregon State, or how far they might get in a possible post-season tourney, the senior guard knows all-too-well that his memorable ride is nearly done.
LOS ANGELES – Washington State’s basketball season might be a done deal – does the College Basketball Invitational await? – but at the very least, WSU fans can dream sweet dreams about next season and the return of junior post Brock Motum for his senior year. Motum is coming back, right? CF.C asked him the question one day after the Cougars opening round loss in the Pac-12 tournament.
Brandi Thomas scored 17 points and Carly Noyes 10 to lead Washington State to a 65-56 victory against Oregon State in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday night.
The 11th-seeded Cougars (12-19) advanced to play No. 3 seed Southern California in a quarterfinal contest on Thursday.
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WASHINGTON STATE'S women's basketball team, just 24 hours after winning the program's first-ever conference tournament game, pulled off a mammoth upset Thursday when they defeated third-seeded USC 69-55 at the Galen Center in Los Angeles.
The Cougars of Northwest Rankin are expected to be a title contender this fall thanks in large part to an explosive offense. One of the top playmakers for the team is running back Ramone Nash. See highlights of Nash in action in the annual rivalry game with Brandon High in this FOXSportsNext video presentation.
WHEN WASHINGTON STATE (15-15, 7-11) meets Oregon State (17-13, 7-11) in the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament today, it will be the first time the teams have played on a postseason neutral floor since the 1988 Pac-10 Tournament in Tucson. Ken Bone is 5-2 all-time against the Beavers and 5-1 as the head coach at Washington State.