The NBA champion joins Steve Puidokas as only the second Cougar to have his jersey retired in the history of the men’s basketball program.
The new Cougar Den—featuring an array of new food and beverage options, including beer and wine—debuted earlier this month with the opening of Pac‑12 basketball play for the men’s team.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Carter Skaggs, a Junior college transfer and talented 3-point shooter, has signed a Financial Aid Agreement to join the WSU men’s basketball program beginning fall 2017, WSU Coach Ernie Kent announced Thursday.
Will DiIorio, D.J. Shelton and DaVonté Lacy model new men’s basketball uniforms. Photo courtesy of WSU Athletics.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University men’s basketball student-athletes Will DiIorio, DaVonté Lacy and D.J. Shelton on Thursday, Sept. 6, revealed the team’s new white, crimson and gray jerseys for the 2013-14 season.
This season the team will be wearing Nike Hyperelite Uniforms, which are made from a thinner and lighter material than previous … » More …
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University men’s basketball will appear on television at least 28 times during the 2013-14 season, including 21 games on the Pac-12 Networks, commissioner Larry Scott announced Tuesday, along with the Pac-12 men’s basketball schedule.
Fourteen of Washington State’s 18 conference games will be televised on the Pac-12 Networks, including its league opener, Thursday, Jan. 2, at Arizona. WSU’s game at Arizona State, Sunday, Jan. 5, will be shown on ESPNU, one of three league games on the network.
The times were also announced for WSU’s home nonconference games and all Pac-12 games. Please see … » More …
Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services
Ken Bone, WSU’s new men’s basketball head coach, was introduced to the university and media Tuesday at a press conference in the Camp Room at the Bohler Athletic Complex.
“Ken’s arrival to WSU completes a search that, although just a week in duration, was an extensive one,” WSU Athletic Director Jim Sterk. “We interviewed exceptional candidates for the position and at the conclusion of the process I determined that Ken was the best person to lead our basketball program. Throughout his coaching career, Ken has a track record of leading programs to … » More …
PULLMAN – The WSU Student Entertainment Board will host its 6th annual Battle of the Bands at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 10, in the CUB Senior Ballroom. This event is free of charge.
“The event is shaping up to include acts with the highest level of talent we’ve seen to date. The atmosphere is always one of excitement and competitive fun, so don’t miss this opportunity to watch bands go head-to-head for prizes,” said SEB Concerts Programmer Christian Kollgaard.
Eight bands will perform acts ranging in style from punk to folk to pop. Kollgaard believes this is a great way to enjoy diverse local … » More …
WSU men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett has been named coach at the University of Virginia.
Jim Sterk, WSU director of athletics, confirmed Bennett’s decision Monday afternoon (see link).
Related media coverage:
— Bennett’s Virginia news conference
— Bennett meets UVA team
— WSU wants to move quickly to replace Bennett
— Bennett leaving Wazzu for Virginia
Four WSU men’s basketball student-athletes have been named to the 2009 Pacific-10 Men’s Basketball All-Academic First Team.
They are Aron Baynes, Daven Harmeling, Nikola Koprivica and Taylor Rochestie. The four first-team representatives mark the most in WSU history.
Each of the last two seasons three Cougars have earned spots on the all-academic first team. Last year WSU set a school record with five all-academic honorees as Harmeling and Rochestie, along with Robbie Cowgill, earned first team accolades and Baynes and Koprivica were named to the second team.
A native of Cairns, Australia, Baynes carries a 3.24 grade point average … » More …
Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services
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PULLMAN (AP) — Josh Heytvelt scored 22 points and No. 4 Gonzaga broke open a close game in the second half and went on to a 74-52 victory over Washington State on Wednesday night.
Austin Daye added 14 points and Jeremy Pargo had 11 for the Bulldogs (7-0) ended a two-game losing streak to their regional rival.
Washington State (6-3) was in the game in the first half, when it managed to impose its slowdown style of play. But the Cougars fell completely apart early in the second half … » More …