Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/3/12
Season Analysis The Washington State Cougars finished near the bottom of the Pac 12 this season, but they ended the season with a winning record (19-18) and they lost to Pitt in the final of the College Basketball Invitational. Not the worst result in the world, in fact they did the Pac 12 proud in my opinion. Here are 5 things were learned about the 2011-2012 Washington State Cougars this season. 1. Fight The Cougars had some fight in them. Not much was expected this season from WSU and there were a couple of times when things did not look good, but the Cougars showed some fight when the chips were down. Before the Pac 12 season WSU lost 3 straight and they lost 4 of their last 6 games, but after that they won their next 6 games before conference play began. The Cougars lost 4 of their first 5 Pac 12 games, but came back to win 2 in a row and for the rest of the season never lost more than 2 games in a row. Something to build on at least right? 2. WSU was no pushover at home W...
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