A win is a win. A road win is a road win. I don’t know how many times I have said that this season. The Huskies practically made me scratch out my eyeballs during the first twenty-seven minutes of the game before putting together a half-decent final thirteen. I had almost come to terms with how upset I would be losing to a Washington State team, that’s best player is a ginger, until the Cougars Coug’d it with a stretch in the second half where they went 4-17 from the line. That is reason number one why UW won.
Reason two would have to be Ken Bone’s horrific play calling to end the game. The Cougars were down two when Bone called a timeout with 19.6 seconds remaining. Patrick Simon took the shot for the Cougars (it was actually a good look) and airballed a three from the corner. Wazzu is blessed to have some scoring talent in Motum, Lacey and Moore, yet they went with freaking Patrick Simon for their biggest shot of the game. This guy has made one shot in th...
PULLMAN -- Heartbreaking doesn’t even begin to describe this one. But perhaps no one feels worse than sophomore forward Patrick Simon. His shot at a go-ahead 3-pointer did not even hit the rim, but coach Ken Bone said there was no issue with Simon taking that shot. But it might not have mattered if the Cougars made their free throws during a 59-55 loss Saturday against Washington at Friel Court.
PULLMAN - Lorenzo Romar, C.J. Wilcox, Abdul Gaddy, Tony Wroten, Darnell Gant, Terrence Ross, Ken Bone, Marcus Capers, and Abe Lodwick spoke Saturday night after Washington's come-from-behind 59-55 win at Beasley Coliseum to move one-half game ahead of California in the chase for the Pac-12 regular-season crown.