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THE JANUARY 13 WEEKEND is shaping up as a good sized recruiting junket for Washington State and Mike Leach. Among the official visitors will be a California wide receiver who is very familiar with one of the Cougars’ quarterbacks…

Will Alex Mitchell suit up for Leach at WSU?

MIKE LEACH HAS remade to a degree his incoming recruiting class for 2012, with seven prior commits headed elsewhere and five new faces joining the crimson and gray. So what about the holdover from the previous class, 6-3, 300-pound o-lineman Alex Mitchell? Will he be coming to Washington State to play for Mike Leach?

ESPN Was Likely To Part Ways With James In April

Earlier this year while discussing a potential run for a U.S. Senate seat in Texas, Craig James said he didn’t think his documented, prominent role in Mike Leach’s ouster at Texas Tech would affect his political aspirations.  (”No“) From Glenn Hunter of D Magazine on Jan. 31, 2011, ESPN college football analyst Craig James, who’s weighing a run for Kay Bailey Hutchison’s...

Ducks rout defenseless Cougars, 92-75

“BENNETT BALL” is long gone and it appears any semblance of defense also has left Washington State. Oregon forward Olu Ashaolu had so many first half dunks during the first half that television analyst Jordan Kent said it almost appeared that he was playing “NBA Jam.” Ashaolu scored 23 points as the Cougars lost their Pac-12 opener, 92-75, Thursday behind 9,889 in attendance...

Former Arizona assistant moves on to Wazzu

New Washington State coach Mike Leach has plucked another assistant from Arizona as he continues to put together his coaching staff. Wildcats defensive tackles coach Joe Salave’a is officially listed on Wazzu’s football site as a “football assistant”, but the former UA defensive tackle is expected to coach the D-line in Pullman. Salave’a only coached at his…

BYU football: Cougars reach their ‘pillars’ in bowl win

BYU football: Cougars reach their ‘pillars’ in bowl win By Jay Drew The Salt Lake Tribune Published Dec 30, 2011 05:24PM MDT Dallas • Spend any time around the BYU football program, and you will learn about the team’s “pillars” as it goes into every game. “Score at least 24 points and keep our opponent from scoring 24 points,” said running back JJ Di Luigi...

Cougars set to open Pac-12 hoops in Spokane

WASHINGTON STATE DOES not have the stars that helped guide it to the National Invitational Tournament Final Four last season, but it has superior depth at the guard positions. Coach Ken Bone discussed what that enables his team to accomplish and talked about opening Pac-12 play against the Oregon schools this week at Spokane Arena during his Wednesday teleconference.


Now in their 16th season of previewing Penn State football games, Nirav Dalal and Mark Harrington bring back the FOS Blitz — the premier gameday guide for Nittany Lion fans. Check out the Tickey City Bowl game edition.

Ducks Romp Past WSU 92-75

The Oregon Men's Basketball team rolled over Washington State 92-75 on Thursday night at Spokane in the opener of the Pac-12 Conference. Olu Ashaolu scored 23 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the Ducks. Davoe Joseph chipped in 17 in Oregon's fourth straight win.

HOOPS: Since Lodwick talk, Cougs 6-0

SPOKANE – The season was just six games old, but Abe Lodwick sensed that his Washington State basketball team was flirting with disaster. The Cougars had capped an 0-3 showing at the 76 Classic in Anaheim, Calif., by blowing a 14-point lead in the final seven minutes of a 64-63 loss to underwhelming UC Riverside. The loss dropped Washington State to 2-4. Lodwick took matters into...

Post Game Notes - Washington State vs Oregon

POSTGAME NOTESWashington State vs. Oregon - Dec. 29, 2011 - Spokane Arena (Spokane, Wash.)Pac-12 Conference OpenerFinal Score: OREGON 92, WSU 75

A blast from the past

CLOSE WATCHERS of Washington state recruiting will remember Auburn's Chris Young (6-0, 220). Two years removed from the prep ranks, the JUCO All-American is back on the radar and will visit two Pac 12 schools in January, one being Washington State....

Oregon WBB Weekly Release: Washington State

Oregon opens Pac-12 play this week, hosting Washington State (6-6) at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Matthew Knight Arena.

Ducks Cruise Past Cougars, 92-75

Olu Ashaolu scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as hot-shooting Oregon beat Washington State 92-75 on Thursday in the Pac-12 Conference opener.

Hump Day With Huddy - More Not So Quick Hits

"Bridgeport: The Simon to Huddy's Garfunkel"  Good morning and happy hump day, Cougs! It's the last hump day of 2011 and it's been quite a year. For me personally, this week marks an anniversary of sorts. It was at this time a year ago that I was waiting to hear back from the Blogfathers as to whether or not they would be welcoming to the team. (SPOILER...

Cougars Fall to Oregon, 92-75

Olu Ashaolu scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as hot-shooting Oregon beat Washington State 92-75 on Thursday in the Pac-12 Conference opener for both teams.
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