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Washington State women beat No. 25 Southern Cal 73-61

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Borislava Hristova had 13 of her 21 points in the second half and Washington State beat No. 25 Southern California 73-61 on Friday night. Maria Kostourkova and Louise Brown added 10 points each for Washington State (12-5, 3-3 Pac-12). Dawnyelle Awa assisted Hristova's weak-side cut to make it 68-61 with 1:41 left and the Cougars made 5 of 10 free throws while...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Arizona rolls past Cougars for 49th win in a row at McKale

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Ryan Anderson had 15 points, eight rebounds and a blocked shot that sparked a decisive first-half run, and No. 18 Arizona continued its dominance of Washington State with a 90-66 victory Saturday night.Parker Jackson-Cartwright added 13 points and seven assists for the Wildcats (15-3, 3-2). They extended the nation's longest home winning streak to 49 games by beating...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 17 UCLA women hold off Washington State 75-73

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Monique Billings scored 19 points, Jordin Canada had 16 and No. 17 UCLA held on to beat Washington State 75-73 on Sunday. Borislava Hristova, who led the Cougars with 19 points, had two chances in the closing seconds. She missed a contested floater in the lane but the ball went out of bounds off the Bruins with 3.1 seconds left. Then her open jumper from the...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Washington State hires JaMarcus Shephard to coach inside receivers

Washington State has hired Western Kentucky's wide receivers coach and special teams coordinator JaMarcus Shephard as new inside receivers coach, according to a report by Sports Illustrated.Shephard played wide receiver at DePauw from 2001–04, totaling 168 catches for 2,382 yards. He also left as the school's all-time leader in kick return yards. Shephard will replace David Yost...
Via FOX Sports
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Twi-lights: Cougars can’t top CU Buffs

The Colorado Buffaloes got their second road split of the conference season, defeating the Washington State Cougars 75-70 in Pullman. The Buffs improved to 15-5 (4-3) on the season behind Geroge King’s 22 points. Here are BSN Denver’s tweets of the game: Almost that time! #GoBuffs @CUBuffsMBB @MillerTory pic.twitter.com/33TiTpC1Yt — Emily Simpson (@EASimps) January 24, 2016...
Via BSN Denver
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

King leads Colorado past Washington State, 75-70

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) George King scored 22 points to lead Colorado to a 75-70 victory at Washington State on Saturday night. Josh Scott added 11 points and eight rebounds for the Buffaloes (15-5, 4-3 Pac-12). Ike Iroegbu led Washington State (9-10, 1-6) with 27 points. Conor Clifford matched his season bests of 18 points and five rebounds. The Cougars have lost five consecutive...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Buffs get the split, defeat Cougars 75-70

  PULLMAN, Wa. – Just when you thought the Buffs couldn’t get any more frustrating on the road, they go and do something like this. . . And totally redeem themselves. The Colorado Buffaloes avenged Wednesday’s ugly loss in Seattle on Saturday night, defeating the Washington State Cougars 75-70 and earning the ever-so-coveted road-split. George King led the way for the Buffaloes...
Via BSN Denver
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Cougars officially name JaMarcus Shephard as inside receivers coach

Washington State has officially named JaMarcus Shephard as the Cougars' inside receivers coach. Shephard spent the past two seasons as the receivers coach at Western Kentucky. In 2015, WKU finished fourth in FBS in passing average at 372.2 yards per game“JaMarcus is a tremendous coach and will fit nicely within our program,” said head coach Mike Leach. “He has great passion...
Via FOX Sports
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington State hires Shephard as inside receivers coach

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Washington State has hired JaMarcus Shephard as inside receivers coach, replacing David Yost. Coach Mike Leach said Shephard spent the past two seasons as the receivers coach at Western Kentucky. Last season, Western Kentucky finished fourth in FBS in passing average at 372 yards per game. Shephard coached a receiving group that caught 290 passes for 48 touchdowns...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 16 Stanford pulls away from Washington State 69-52

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Lili Thompson scored 24 of her career-high 30 points in the second half as No. 16 Stanford overcame a poor start Sunday to defeat Washington State 69-52. Erica McCall had 11 points and 14 rebounds and Kaylee Johnson had a season-high 19 rebounds to go with seven points for the Cardinal (17-5, 7-3 Pac 12), who improved to 60-0 against the Cougars. Stanford...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington State gets commitment from WR Riley Krenz

Washington State has received a commitment from Lake Stevens High School wide receiver Riley Krenz. Krenz was a favorite target of 2016 No. 1 QB recruit Jacob Eason, who is committed to Georgia. The wide receiver is expected to take a preferred walk-on role with the Cougars; however, Krenz could find a spot as a slot receiver in Mike Leach's Air Raid offense.
Via FOX Sports
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington St adds offensive linemen, defensive backs

Washington State coach Mike Leach bolstered his offensive line and defensive secondary on national signing day Wednesday The Cougars signed five offensive linemen, key to making the Air Raid offense soar, and five defensive backs among 24 new players. Nearly all the recruits were rated as three-star prospects by the various scouting agencies. With record-setting quarterback Luke...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Ernie Kent hit by object after game

Washington State head basketball coach Ernie Kent was hit by an object after his Cougars’ 88-81 double-overtime loss at Colorado on Thursday, according to a report. The Spokesman Review’s Jacob Thorpe reported the news and says someone is in custody. Ernie Kent was apparently struck by an object (heard golf ball & liquor bottle) thrown from the crowd after the game. Somebody...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 14 UCLA women pull away from Washington State 73-61

LOS ANGELES (AP) Monique Billings scored half of her 16 points in the fourth quarter and No. 14 UCLA pulled away from Washington State for a 73-61 victory on Friday night. Kari Korver and Lajahna Drummer had 12 points apiece and Jordin Canada had 11 points and nine assists for the Bruins (18-6, 10-3 Pac-12). Nirra Fields had seven points, seven rebounds and five steals and Billings...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Cooks lifts Washington State women over Arizona 62-61

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Mariah Cooks' 3-point play with 3.4 seconds left lifted Washington State over Arizona 62-61 on Sunday, halting a nine-game losing streak. The Cougars (13-14, 4-12 Pac 12) trailed by two with 5.5 seconds left when Nike McClure was fouled off the ball and put on the line. She missed both, but Cooks grabbed the rebound of the second, made the put-back shot and...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Trojan women beat Washington State 77-73 in Pac 12 tourney

SEATTLE (AP) Courtney Jaco scored 19 points and Temi Fagbenie added 18 as the eighth-seeded USC Trojans rallied through a tense finish to defeat No. 9 Washington State 77-73 in the first round of the Pacific 12 tournament at Key Arena. The win advances USC (19-12) to a meeting Friday with top-seeded Oregon State. A Jaco 3-pointer lifted the Trojans into a 68-68 tie with 2:36 left...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Wazzu CB Calvin Green arrested on two charges, including hit-and-run

Washington State cornerback Calvin Green has been arrested on charges of hit-and-run and second degree reckless endangerment following an incident early Sunday Morning, according to the student newspaper The Daily Evergreen. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News that Green was also charged with driving without a license and the Evergreen reported that alcohol may have been a factor as...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Colorado rolls over Washington State 80-56 at Pac-12 tourney

LAS VEGAS (AP) George King scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half, helping Colorado run away from Washington State for an 80-56 victory Wednesday in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament. Colorado (22-10) took advantage of Washington State's persistent double teams on Josh Scott, working the ball around for open shots while building a 19-point halftime lead. King got...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

On to the Next One: Buffs cruise past Washington State in Vegas

The Colorado Buffaloes cruised past the Washington State Cougars on Wednesday night in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament.
Via BSN Denver
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Cougars seek to improve on best season in decade

Washington State coach Mike Leach has opened his fifth session of spring practice in Pullman with the goal of building on the program's best season in more than a decade. The Cougars finished 9-4 last year and beat Miami in the Sun Bowl. Leach said a lot of the improvement was the result of spring practice, which the Cougars began last week. ''We have a huge emphasis on spring...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

3 Washington State players declare for NBA draft

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Washington State juniors Conor Clifford, Josh Hawkinson and Ike Iroegbu declared for the draft Friday. All three said they will not hire agents, allowing them to withdraw before the May 25 NCAA deadline to return to school for their final seasons of eligibility. Hawkinson, a 6-foot-10 forward, averaged 15.4 points and 11.1 rebounds last season, both team highs...
Via AP on Fox
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Wazzu's top scorer & rebounder among 3 Cougs to declare for draft

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State juniors Conor Clifford, Josh Hawkinson and Ike Iroegbu declared for the draft Friday. All three said they will not hire agents, allowing them to withdraw before the May 25 NCAA deadline to return to school for their final seasons of eligibility. Hawkinson, a 6-foot-10 forward, averaged 15.4 points and 11.1 rebounds last season, both team highs...
Via AP on Fox
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: 4-Star WR Isaiah Hodgins Commits To Washington State Over Michigan, Nebraska, Others

Washington State reached into California on Monday to secure a commitment from four-star wide receiver Isaiah Hodgins.  Hodgins announced his decision this afternoon, choosing the Cougars over Michigan, Nebraska, Boise State and others.  @IsaiahHodgins decision pic.twitter.com/x9NxAW23JL — James Hodgins (@JamesHodgins42) May 3, 2016 The 6-foot-3, 190-pound Hodgins is the No...
Via College Spun
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington State batboy shows off his amazing dance moves

Washington State's batboy showed Cougars players in the dugout how to dance during a 7-2 win over rival Washington Saturday. 
Via FOX Sports
May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

3 Washington State players withdraw from draft consideration

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Washington State's Josh Hawkinson, Ike Iroegbu and Conor Clifford have withdrawn their names from consideration for the NBA draft and will return for their senior seasons. The three declared for the draft in early April but didn't hire agents, making them eligible to return to school. Hawkinson, a 6-foot-10 forward, led the team in scoring and led the Pac...
Via AP on Fox
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss
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