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Video: Washington State Football Players Involved In Brawl That Sent 2 Students To Hospital

Two Washington State students were hospitalized after their attempts to shut down a party led to a fight involving members of the football team. One student was knocked unconsicous, while another underwent surgery to repair a fractured jaw, according to The Spokesman-Review, which uploaded a Snapchat video of the fight to Vimeo. From the report: Another student received a bloody...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State players accused of attacking, hospitalizing student

The Washington State Cougars are looking to have a pretty good run through the 2016 season this year, but it looks like they may have some off-field troubles to deal with. A group of football players are being accused of assaulting a pair of students, leaving one unconscious and another with a fractured jaw. The latter student, Alex Rodriguez, needed surgery for the injury following...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU AD ‘excited’ for possible Big 12 expansion

On Monday, the Big 12 announced that they had approved possible expansion and it became pretty clear that they would be adding a few teams over the next few months. It certainly seems like the BYU Cougars are excited to possibly get an invite in the near future. The Cougars have been right at the top of the conference’s list for expansion and athletic director Tom Holmoe talked...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

TSS Top 50: No. 33 BYU Cougars

BYU Cougars 2015 Record: 9-4 (lost 35-28 to Utah in Las Vegas Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Is a New Years’ Six Bowl in Reach? Is this too much to hope for? It depends on the type of BYU fan involved. Some think that the pipe dream of a New Years’ Six bowl is too much right now, while others think that the goal should be a spot in the College Football Playoff and nothing less....
Via The Student Section
12 days ago  |  Discuss

TSS Top 50: No. 34 Washington State Cougars

Washington State Cougars 2015 Record: 9-4 overall, 6-3 Pac-12 (beat Miami 20-14 in Sun Bowl Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can Wazzu repeat the success of 2015? 2012: 3-9 overall and 1-8 in the Pac-12. 2013: 6-7 overall and 4-5 in the Pac-12. 2014: 3-9 overall and 2-7 in the Pac-12. Was Mike Leach wearing out his welcome in Pullman and would he ever get over the hump? Those were the...
Via The Student Section
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State QB Peyton Bender transferring to JUCO

About a month ago, it was reported that Washington State quarterback Peyton Bender was ruled academically ineligible and he would not be able to play going into the 2016 season. Now, he will be looking to start over and boost his grades by playing at the junior college level. It was reported by Adam Gore of letsgoicc.com that Bender would be making the move to Itawamba Community...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Wants An Invite To The Big 12 But Is “Keeping Options Open”

Houston to the Big 12 just makes too much sense not to happen, right?  That’s how most of the college football world feels.  The Cougars feel pretty similarly.  According to Hunter Yurachek, the school’s vice president for intercollegiate athletics, Houston wants an invite to the conference and has made its best pitch.  The school is “keeping all options open” if it...
Via College Spun
May 29, 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

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

Houston Football Receives Some Impressive Rings Commemorating AAC Championship, Peach Bowl Victory

Many believed that Tom Herman would get off to a fast start as the head coach at Houston, but few could have guessed just how impressive the season would be. The Cougars finished 13-1, with an American Athletic Conference title win over Temple, and then steamrolled ACC power Florida State in the Peach Bowl to capture a huge New Year’s Six victory. Herman quoted Drake and Future’s...
Via College Spun
May 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington State Lands Pledge From Four-Star Isaiah Hodgins

Isaiah Hodgins, a four-star WR out of California, made his college decision on Monday. Hodgins, the No. 243 overall recruit in the class, picked Washington State over Michigan, Notre Dame, UCLA and others: @IsaiahHodgins decision pic.twitter.com/x9NxAW23JL — James Hodgins (@JamesHodgins42) May 3, 2016 The post Washington State Lands Pledge From Four-Star Isaiah Hodgins appeared...
Via Diehardsport
May 02, 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

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

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

Que Johnson decides to leave Washington St basketball team

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Junior Que Johnson is leaving the Washington State basketball program. Johnson has been granted his release, head coach Ernie Kent said Tuesday. A native of Pontiac, Michigan, Johnson averaged 9 points per game over his three-year career. He started 42 of the 93 games in which he played. Johnson shot .404 percent from 3-point range this season, ranking 11th...
Via AP on Fox
April 12, 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

Taysom Hill to miss spring game after death of brother

The BYU Cougars are looking to make some noise next season and they return quarterback Taysom Hill for his final season of eligibility to do just that. However, Hill will miss the team’s spring game after tragedy struck his family. Hill’s older brother, Dexter, suddenly and sadly passed away at his home in Idaho Saturday evening. It was a sad event for the family as Dexter was...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 27, 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

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

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

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

Payton leads Oregon State past Washington State 69-49

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) Gary Payton II wore his father's retired number and had 13 points, seven rebounds and eight assists to lead Oregon State past Washington State 69-49 on Sunday. Drew Eubanks added 13 points, nine rebounds and four blocks and Tres Tinkle scored 13 points for the Beavers (17-10, 8-8 Pac-12). Payton usually wears No. 1, but on Sunday, he donned the jersey No...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 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

Brunner, No. 9 Arizona State cruise over Washington State

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Sophie Brunner had 15 points and 11 rebounds and No. 9 Arizona State shook off a slow start to beat Washington State 61-39 on Friday night for its 20th victory in 21 games. Arnecia Hawkins added 11 points for the Sun Devils (23-4, 14-1 Pac-12). They again rode Brunner after her buzzer-beater knocked off Stanford in overtime Sunday. Alexys Swedlund scored nine...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 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
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