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SPOKANE – The season was just six games old, but Abe Lodwick sensed that his Washington State basketball team was flirting with disaster. The Cougars had capped an 0-3 showing at the 76 Classic in Anaheim, Calif., by blowing a 14-point lead in the final seven minutes of a 64-63 loss to underwhelming UC Riverside. The loss dropped Washington State to 2-4. Lodwick took matters into his own hands...
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“BENNETT BALL” is long gone and it appears any semblance of defense also has left Washington State. Oregon forward Olu Ashaolu had so many first half dunks during the first half that television analyst Jordan Kent said it almost appeared that he was playing “NBA Jam.” Ashaolu scored 23 points as the Cougars lost their Pac-12 opener, 92-75, Thursday behind 9,889 in attendance...
BYU football: Cougars reach their ‘pillars’ in bowl win
By Jay Drew
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Dec 30, 2011 05:24PM MDT
Dallas • Spend any time around the BYU football program, and you will learn about the team’s “pillars” as it goes into every game.
“Score at least 24 points and keep our opponent from scoring 24 points,” said running back JJ Di Luigi...
THE JANUARY 13 WEEKEND is shaping up as a good sized recruiting junket for Washington State and Mike Leach. Among the official visitors will be a California wide receiver who is very familiar with one of the Cougars’ quarterbacks…
Now in their 16th season of previewing Penn State football games, Nirav Dalal and Mark Harrington bring back the FOS Blitz — the premier gameday guide for Nittany Lion fans. Check out the Tickey City Bowl game edition.
WASHINGTON STATE DOES not have the stars that helped guide it to the National Invitational Tournament Final Four last season, but it has superior depth at the guard positions. Coach Ken Bone discussed what that enables his team to accomplish and talked about opening Pac-12 play against the Oregon schools this week at Spokane Arena during his Wednesday teleconference.
The Oregon Men's Basketball team rolled over Washington State 92-75 on Thursday night at Spokane in the opener of the Pac-12 Conference. Olu Ashaolu scored 23 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the Ducks. Davoe Joseph chipped in 17 in Oregon's fourth straight win.
Washington State University opens Pac-12 Conference play with a trip to Eugene, Ore. to face University of Oregon Thursday.
POSTGAME NOTESWashington State vs. Oregon - Dec. 29, 2011 - Spokane Arena (Spokane, Wash.)Pac-12 Conference OpenerFinal Score: OREGON 92, WSU 75
CLOSE WATCHERS of Washington state recruiting will remember Auburn's Chris Young (6-0, 220). Two years removed from the prep ranks, the JUCO All-American is back on the radar and will visit two Pac 12 schools in January, one being Washington State....
Oregon opens Pac-12 play this week, hosting Washington State (6-6) at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Matthew Knight Arena.
Olu Ashaolu scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as hot-shooting Oregon beat Washington State 92-75 on Thursday in the Pac-12 Conference opener.
Olu Ashaolu scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as hot-shooting Oregon beat Washington State 92-75 on Thursday in the Pac-12 Conference opener for both teams.