Found November 03, 2011 on The Dagger:
Midway through the Washington State basketball team's visit to the Pullman Senior Center in mid-September, an elderly woman made a comment to Marcus Capers that made the senior guard chuckle. "She told me she was mad at her husband for not joining her at the retirement home, so I said, 'That's messed up,'" Capers recalled. "She said, 'Well he has been dead for 12 years,' and I was like, 'Wow, can you really be mad at him for that?'" Every Washington State player probably has a similar funny anecdote to that one because the Cougars spent so much of their offseason getting to know people in their community. They helped build a house for Habitat for Humanity in July, they signed autographs and ran the pop-a-shot booth at Pullman's National Lentil Festival in August and they ran a handful of summer basketball clinics attended by kids from across the Pacific Northwest. It was especially important for Washington State players to par...
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