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Sun Devils coast past Washington State, 67-55

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Tra Holder scored 16 points to lead Arizona State past Washington State 67-55 on Saturday afternoon. Obinna Oleka and Andre Spight both scored 13 points for the Sun Devils (13-11, 3-8 Pac 12). Gerry Blakes added 11 points and seven rebounds. The Cougars (9-14, 1-10), who have lost nine straight games, played without leading scorer and rebounder Josh Hawkinson...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson's career night powers Wildcats past Cougars

PULLMAN, Wash. -- Ryan Anderson scored a career-high 31 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead No. 23 Arizona to a 79-64 victory over Washington State on Wednesday night.Gabe Marks added 14 points and Mark Tollefsen had 12 for the Wildcats (18-5, 6-4 Pac-12).Ike Iroegbu led Washington State (9-13, 1-9) with 20 points. Josh Hawkinson added 14 points and 17 rebounds for the last-place...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
6 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
15 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State officially announces four early enrollees

Washington State's spring semester began on Monday and the Cougars have officially announced the addition of four early enrollees. The four players are WR Isaiah Johnson, ATH Justus Rogers, ATH Jalen Thompson and JuCo DE Garrett McBroom.McBroom is expected to play right away for the Cougars. He is 6'0" and 260 pounds. Johnson, Rogers and Thompson were all very highly recruited...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State WR Gabe Marks will return for senior his year

Washington State wide receiver Gabe Marks announced on Twitter that he would be returning to Pullman for his senior season.Marks mentions that he made his decision to come back to WSU after the team's 30-28 loss to Stanford. Marks, a redshirt junior, is Washington State's all-time leader in receptions with 227. Marks was named first-team All-Pac-12 in 2015 and caught 104 passes...
Via Fox Sports
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State WR Gabe Marks returning for senior season

The Washington State Cougars had a surprising 2015 season that saw them finish 9-4 and nearly miss winning the PAC-12 North division. They wrapped up their season with a win over Miami in the Sun Bowl on Saturday and it looks like they will be getting one big weapon back for the 2016 season. The Cougars under head coach Mike Leach threw the ball and threw it A LOT this season. One...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

El Paso newspaper accidentally calls Washington State ‘Huskies’

Washington State defeated Miami in El Paso yesterday to win the Sun Bowl, but a local newspaper made a pretty critical error in its recap of the game. Take a step forward if you can report the correct team names in your local bowl. Not so fast @elpasotimes #gocougs pic.twitter.com/YLZ6LalYZM — Jeff (@saomonella) December 27, 2015 For those unaware, Washington State are the Cougars...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: El Paso Newspaper Mistakenly Calls Washington State “Huskies”

Washington State capped off a bounce-back season with a 20-14 win over Miami in the Sun Bowl on Saturday. Apparently, however, the win wasn’t enough to earn respect from the local media.  This morning’s El Paso Times headline about the game featured a colossal error: it referred to Wazzu as the “Huskies” instead of the Cougars. Take a step forward if you can report the...
Via College Spun
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Gabe Marks Makes Washington State History During Sun Bowl Win

Should Washington State junior wide receiver Gabe Marks not come back next season he certainly finished his career with the Cougars on a high note with a solid performance in the Sun Bowl. It wasn't a statistically huge game for him, but with his first catch he made Washington State history by becoming just the second player in school history to have a 100 receptions in a single...
Via FatManWriting
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Releases Awesome Hype Video For Sun Bowl Against Washington State

With the Hurricanes just a couple days out from Saturday’s Sun Bowl matchup against Washington State, they want to make sure they’re ready to make one final splash before the 2015 season comes to an end. If they’re going to do that against a talented Cougars squad, it will take working together.  So to make sure fans are ready for the battle that lies ahead, Miami released...
Via College Spun
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU punter gets leveled by big hit

Nothing is going right for BYU in the Las Vegas Bowl. The Cougars trailed the Utes 35-0 after just one quarter of play, and generally, you don’t win football games when you dig a hole that deep. And with all the trash talk leading up the game, you’d better believe that the Utes are making sure to leave a mark on their opponent. Check out the big hit a Utah player put on BYU...
Via The Sports Daily
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington State RB Jamal Morrow Hurdles Defender To Make It Past First Down Marker

The Apple Cup did not go anything like the Washington Cougars thought it would. With their quarterback, Luke Falk, out for the game the offense would need someone else to step up and make plays for the team.  Running back Jamal Morrow did his best to do so early on when he hurdled a defender in order to make it past the first down marker.As cool as his hurdle was, the Cougars made...
Via FatManWriting
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State WR Gabe Marks Sets New School Record For Receiving Touchdowns In A Single Season

When you have a passing offense like the one Washington State runs there is a good chance a few players are going to wrack up some serious stats. Junior wide receiver Gabe Marks certainly has. Going into Saturday's game against Colorado he had 81 receptions for 957 yards and 13 touchdowns.Against the Buffaloes he added 11 more catches for 110 yards and a touchdown--his 14th of the...
Via FatManWriting
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington State QB Luke Falk Connects With Gabe Marks For Go-Ahead Score With 3 Seconds Left

After the Bruins were able to take the lead with a little over a minute left UCLA fans likely thought it was safe to start celebrating, but Washington State quarterback Luke Falk has had a knack for making fourth quarter comebacks. With the way the Cougars pass the ball it would not be impossible for them to do it again.Sure enough--they did. With three seconds to go Falk connected...
Via FatManWriting
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Leach: Arizona State should be investigated for sign stealing

Two straight teams that have faced Arizona State accused the Sun Devils of stealing signals, and Mike Leach thinks it’s time for someone to take a closer look at the Pac-12 South program. Leach, whose Washington State Cougars host Arizona State on Saturday, said Monday that he wants ASU investigated. “I mean, you’ve got two...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Washington State’s Game-Winning TD over Oregon

This is one of the most unusual TDs you’ll ever see. As River Cracraft was about to break the plane of the goal line for Washington State (and it appeared to me that he did), he lost control of the ball. Cougar WR Robert Lewis alertly snatched the ball out of the air for the score, which would turn out to be the game-winning TD. Just like Mike Leach drew it up, right? The insane...
Via The Student Section
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State trolls Oregon on Twitter after win

Washington State just stunned Oregon in double overtime, their first win over the Ducks in Eugene in more than a decade. After the game, the Wazzu Twitter account trolled Oregon in incredible fashion, using a meme from the famous computer game Oregon Trail. Remember, Oregon wore Lewis and Clark, Oregon Trail-themed uniforms in tonight’s game.  #GoCougs pic.twitter.com/X4txXBLoqd...
Via College Spun
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State To Wear “ESF” On Uniforms This Year

This past June, Washington State President Elson Floyd passed away from cancer, just two weeks after taking a leave of absence from the school. It looks like the university is going to make sure that he’s a part of the 2015-2016 campaign in spirit, though. Wednesday, Washington State announced that all of its athletics teams will be wearing uniforms with a white patch featuring...
Via College Spun
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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