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Popular WSU license plates set $613K scholarship record
July 17, 2017


WSU-license platePULLMAN, Wash. – Scholarship funds from the Washington State University license plate, the number-one specialty plate in the state, hit a new record of $613,283 in the 2016-2017 academic year, according to the WSU budget office. All of the proceeds go to scholarships for students in the WSU system.

Brock Motum signs contract with top Italian team
July 30, 2013



07-30-13 Tacoma News Tribune – Motum to join Italian pro team

07-24-13 NBA/Indiana Pacers – Brock Motum

07-27-13 Corriere dello Sport (Italy) – Bologna sul mercato, preso Motum (read it in Italian)

07-02-13 WSU – Brock Motum to Suit up with 76ers for NBA Summer League

PULLMAN, Wash – Brock Motum, 2013 Washington State University alumnus and basketball standout, announced Monday that he has signed a two-year contract with Virtus, a Bologna-based powerhouse in Italy’s top pro league.

Motum recently completed a week in the … » More …

10 questions with WSU alum, NBA star Klay Thompson
July 30, 2013

Klay Thompson on drive. Photo courtesy of Golden State Warriors.




Cougar Quarterly, Clay Thompson

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – During his second season with the Golden State Warriors, Washington State University basketball great Klay Thompson averaged 16.6 points per game in 82 games and 15.2 points in the postseason.

Thompson teamed with Stephen Curry to form what Golden State Head Coach Mark Jackson called “the greatest shooting backcourt that’s ever played the game.”

During his three-year career at WSU, Thompson averaged 17.9 points per game, including … » More …

Cougars bound for Madison Square Garden
March 24, 2011

Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services


Video by Tim Marsh, WSU Today

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) – Klay Thompson hit a key jumper, made two free throws and got two important rebounds in overtime to help Washington State beat Northwestern 69-66 on Wednesday night to advance to the NIT semifinals at Madison Square Garden.



WSU will face off on Tuesday against Witchita State University, (see NIT brackets below). 


Thompson scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half, include getting four of the Cougars’ five in the overtime. Washington State (22-12) had five players … » More …

Photo gallery: WSU vs. UO football
October 11, 2010

Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services






WSU Cougar Athletics photo gallery

10-11-10 Spokesman-Review – WSU’s kickoff return coverage best in nation
10-10-10 Spokesman-Review – WSU hits third-quarter snag in upset bid over No. 3 Oregon

10-10-10 Examiner – WSU Football | A final look at the Oregon game

10-09-10 Oregonian – (photo gallery) No. 3 Oregon 43, Washington State 23: Ducks overcome inspired opponent, injured stars

PULLMAN – The #3 nationally ranked Oregon Ducks held off WSU with a 43-23 win Saturday, but signs of a building Cougar momentum were definitely evident, as … » More …

Moos names new senior associate athletic director
August 23, 2010


PULLMAN – WSU Director of Athletics Bill Moos announced Monday that Mike Marlow, most recently a senior associate athletics director at the University of Oregon, has accepted WSU’s offer to become a senior associate athletic director for the Cougars. Marlow will officially begin his duties Tuesday, Aug. 24.


“Mike Marlow is considered by many, including myself, as one of the premier administrators in college athletics,” said Moos. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will prove to be most beneficial to our efforts to move Washington State athletics forward.”



Moos colleague

While … » More …

Cougars to face Pilots in Hardwood Classic
August 10, 2010

PULLMAN – The WSU men’s basketball team will take on Pacific Northwest foe, Portland, at the 2010 Cougar Hardwood Classic held Nov. 23 at Seattle’s KeyArena, Idol Sports and Entertainment announced Thursday.


This will be the sixth-straight year for the Cougar Hardwood Classic which began in 2005 against Utah. WSU has also faced San Diego State (2006), The Citadel (2007), Montana State (2008) and LSU (2009) in the game at KeyArena. WSU is undefeated at 5-0 in the Cougar Hardwood Classic.


This season marks the first time the contest will take place in November, with the game being held the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. … » More …

NCAA rules two Cougar student-athletes ineligible
July 27, 2010

PULLMAN – The NCAA has ruled WSU student-athlete Dan Spitz ineligible for the first nine games of the 2010 season for violating the NCAA’s banned substance use policy.


Spitz, a redshirt sophomore defensive tackle on the Cougar football team, will be allowed to practice with the team throughout the season. Under the NCAA’s program, failure to comply with the policy results in the student-athlete being withheld from competition in all sports for a minimum of 365 days. Spitz will be eligible to compete for the Cougars when they host California, Nov. 6.


“Dan made a mistake and he is paying a very large … » More …

WSU Athletics offers overview of 2009-2010
June 24, 2010



PULLMAN – WSU Athletics has assembled a
year-end overview

of all its teams including academic honors, titles and records.
Here are a few stats for the year:


2009-2010 Overall Record: 109-108-2 (.502)

2008-09 Conference Record: 36-69-2 (.346)

All-Americans: 6 individuals for 6 awards

All-Region Awards: 5 individuals for 5 awards

All-Conference Selections: 33 individuals for 39 awards

All-Academic Selections: 99 individuals for 136 awards

Conference Champions – Individuals: Jeshua Anderson 400m Hurdles

Conference Champions – Team: None

National Top 10 Finishes: Jeshua Anderson – 400m Hurdles (2nd) and Marissa Tschida – … » More …