Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/24/13
The Last-place Cougars Continue to Heat Bone’s Seat As the Washington St. Cougars continue to plummet into the depths of Pac-12 insignificance, Ken Bone and his 24-44 Pac-10/12 record inch closer and closer to the inevitable—termination. At the beginning of the season, Washington St. Athletic Director Bill Moos claimed that he expected the basketball program to compete in the mid-to-upper levels of the division. Three months into the year, the Cougars stand at 11-16 (2-12 in Pac 12), and are in dead last. All season long, the Cougars have followed a similar blueprint—come out firing in the first half, build a second-half lead and then hand it right back as they falter down the stretch. The Cougars have blown 11 second-half leads this season. Through these issues, one can come to a few conclusions. It could be the team simply not having the difference makers to make the necessary plays in the clutch, or the opposing coaching staff puts together more efficient adjustments in the game ...
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