USC Basketball

USC snapped their 10 game losing run Thursday as they defeated Washington State on the road 79-68. Byron Wesley ended the night with 31 points, to tie his career-high, including 20 in the second-half and also collected 10 boards. The Trojans jumped out early to take a 10-2 lead, but the Cougars fought back and were able to take a 36-35 advantage into half-time. A 8-0 run from the...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington St. 73, UCLA 55

Que Johnson and Ike Iroegbu scored 14 points apiece off the bench as the host Cougars snapped an eight-game skid in Pac-12 play. D.J. Shelton had 10 points and grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds for Washington State (10-20, 3-15), which held the Bruins to a season-low 55 points. Dexter Kernich-Drew contributed 10 points off the bench and Royce Woolridge scored eight. Kyle Anderson...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Brown's 30 lead Stanford past Washington St. 69-56

Anthony Brown scored a career-high 30 points and went 10 of 11 from the free-throw line to help Stanford beat Washington State 69-56 on Saturday. Chasson Randle scored 14 points and made 5 of 6 free throws late in the second half as Stanford (16-8, 7-5 Pac-12) rebounded from a loss Wednesday against Washington. Que Johnson had 14 points and four 3-pointers, and DaVonte Lacy had...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington State beats Washington 72-67

D.J. Shelton scored 20 points and grabbed 18 rebounds as Washington State beat Washington State 72-67 on Saturday, breaking a four-game losing streak. C.J. Wilcox scored 24 points to lead Washington (13-9, 5-4 Pac-12), which had beaten the Cougars six straight times dating to 2011. The Huskies were done in by 38.9 percent shooting in the second half. Que Johnson added 15 points...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss


FUELED BY the return of DaVonte Lacy, an amped up Beasley Colisuem crowd, D.J. Shelton's high-octane double-double, and Que Johnson's outside sharpshooting, Washington State's struggling Cougars turned in a second-half for the ages to defeat favored arch-rival Washington 72-67 in a Saturday nail biter.
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Shooting woes, intensity deficit doom Cougs

FOR 16 MINUTES at Stanford on Wednesday, Washington State controlled the tempo and looked mostly good doing it. Then Que Johnson left the game with foul trouble and the proverbial wheels came off. Coach Ken Bone didn't hesitate in his autopsy of the Cougs' 80-48 loss: the inability for anyone besides Johnson and Royce Woolridge to score, and an inexplicable lack of vigor...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington State holds off Utah for 49-46 win

Que Johnson had 14 points and went 10 of 13 from the free throw line to help Washington State beat Utah 49-46 Sunday. The Cougars (8-8, 1-3 Pac-12) came back from a 12 point deficit for their first Pac-12 win. With 56 seconds on the clock, Delon Wright stole the ball from Johnson and went the length of the court for a dunk to pull the Utes within one, 47-46. After an offensive...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Basketball: Learning about Washington State

In continuing our series about Utah opponents, this edition covers the Washington State Cougars. The Utes and Cougars face off January 12th at 5pm. Helping us learn about the Cougars for this game is Evan Baron from the Daily Evergreen. Get more Washington State coverage from Evan on the Daily Evergreen or follow him on twitter @Evan_Baron. 1. What are Washington State’s expectations...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 15 Colorado beats Washington St, 71-70 in OT

Listening to Colorado coach Tad Boyle after the game, you wouldn't know the 15th-ranked Buffaloes had won. Josh Scott scored eight of his 19 points in overtime to help Colorado beat Washington State 71-70 Wednesday night. ''We just did not play Colorado basketball tonight,'' Boyle said. ''We better play better on Sunday. ''We've got a target...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado-Washington St. Preview

Coming off an impressive win this weekend, Colorado is quickly establishing itself as a Pac-12 powerhouse. While the Buffaloes have proven unbeatable at home, coach Tad Boyle is eager to see how his team fares in its first league road game. No. 15 Colorado goes for a fourth consecutive victory Wednesday night when it visits Washington State, which will be without leading scorer...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

HOOPS: Cougs battle but fall to ASU

WASHINGTON STATE PUT a scare into the Sun Devils, closing to within a bucket early in the second half as Que Johnson began raining threes. To that point, WSU had clawed their way back every time ASU threatened to go on an extended run. But after Johnson’s three, WSU’s defense sagged and ASU settled the issue with a 16-2 run on the way to a 66-47 win in Tempe.
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

ASU bounces back with big win over Washington State

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Jermaine Marshall scored 18 of his 26 points in the second half as Arizona State pulled away to beat Washington State 66-47 on Sunday. Jahii Carson added 14 points and Shaquielle McKissic 12 for the Sun Devils (12-3, 1-1 Pac-12), who were coming off a 76-65 home loss to Washington in their conference opener. DaVonte Lacy, Washington State's leading scorer...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington St.-Arizona Preview

Despite some close calls during non-conference play, top-ranked Arizona heads into its Pac-12 schedule unbeaten and feeling pretty good after back-to-back blowouts. The Wildcats will look to keep rolling when they go for a seventh straight victory over Washington State on Thursday night at home. Five of Arizona's wins have come by single digits, but the Wildcats (13-0) have...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington St rolls over Mississippi Valley 85-48

Que Johnson scored 19 points and Royce Woolridge added 16 as Washington State routed Mississippi Valley State 85-48 on Saturday. The Cougars did it without their leading scorer, DaVonte Lacy. Lacy had an appendix attack early Saturday morning and will miss the conference opener against Arizona next Thursday. D.J. Shelton recorded his second double-double of the season with 14 points...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

UTEP beats Washington State 64-51

UTEP coach Tim Floyd had one goal heading into Saturday night's game against Washington State - stop DaVonte Lacy. His team succeeded and beat the Cougars 64-51. The Miners held the Cougars' leading scorer to a season-low six points and only one field goal in the opening half as UTEP executed on both ends of the court. ''It was really a great defensive effort from...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington State runs away from Pepperdine 78-61

Royce Woolridge had a season high 20 points and freshmen Que Johnson added 14 to help Washington State beat Pepperdine 78-61 Sunday. Washington State (5-4) opened with a 10-0 run and led by as many as 16 in the first half, taking a 41-26 lead at intermission. The Cougars never trailed in the game and used its size advantage to expose a smaller Pepperdine team. ''They did...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Que starts to emerge in Coug win over Lamar

PULLMAN – Finally registering his first points as a college athlete, touted Washington State second-year freshman scoring guard Que Johnson appeared to be finding his place in the Cougar offense Saturday. In 19 minutes of playing time he scored eight points, grabbed two rebounds and collected one assist and one steal as the Cougars downed Lamar 84-64 in a late-night tip at Beasley Coliseum.
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Cougar hoops: Rookie post shines in debut

PULLMAN – On a night of debuts, ranging from the uniforms to the high-pressure defense, all eyes were on newcomers Que Johnson and Ike Iroegbu. But it was another freshman, post-man Josh Hawkinson, who ended up stealing the show in the eyes of Washington State head coach Ken Bone.
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Northwest Pac-12 Basketball Preview: Oregon Ducks The Class Of The Northwest Four

While the Pac-12 conference is one of the most dominating college football conferences, the basketball side has been falling behind considerably.  Outside of UCLA, no team has made more than one trip to the Final Four, and no team has brought home a national title.  The Bruins, the Arizona Wildcats, the Colorado Buffaloes and the Oregon Ducks are the squads best prepped to reverse...
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October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

#84 Washington State Cougars: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Why Cougar jump shooters are cheering today

WASHINGTON STATE’S signing today of junior college point guard Danny Lawhorn is far more than meets the eye. His joining the team instantly improves the offensive output of DaVonte Lacy, Royce Woolridge, Que Johnson, Dexter Kernich-Drew, Ikenna Iroegbu and Brett Boese.
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April 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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