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First day practice photos in Denver

  Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services.     We were told that a snowstorm hit Denver yesterday, but you wouldn’t know it judging by the weather today. Sunny skies and temperatures nearing the 60 degree mark is what welcomed us on our arrival to Denver. I’m not egotistical enough to think that you are […]

Dad’s weekend offers many events

PULLMAN – A full slate of activities will take place during WSU Dad’s Weekend Nov. 9-10 as the Cougars make ready to take on the Stanford University’s Cardinal in a Pac-10 football match-up Nov. 10 at Martin Stadium. Friday events include a 5-7 p.m. and a 8-10 p.m. Brewfest at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Events Center. […]

Cougs lose in double overtime; dance ends with Vanderbilt

Victory and the Sweet 16 were just one basket away several times on Saturday. But, despite their fearless, tireless efforts, the WSU Cougars fell victim at the end of double-overtime to the sometimes phenomenal 3-point shooting of the Vanderbilt Commodores. In the end, it was 78-74, as the Cougars ended an amazing season. Huge thanks to Coach Tony […]

Cougs stun Oral Roberts with explosive second half

(Photos from WSU Pullman by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services; photos from NCAA game in Sacramento by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services.) Trailing most of the first half, the WSU Cougars revved up their engines in the last three seconds of that period to come within two points of Oral Roberts. But once the second […]

Cougs vs. Oral Roberts moved to 11:30 a.m.

Thursday’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship first round game between Washington State University and Oral Roberts has been moved up 10 minutes and is now scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m., Pacific, it was announced today by the NCAA. The game will be televised on CBS. If you don’t have a television handy, and would like […]

Cougs arrive in Sacramento

WSU Cougar basketball team arrived in Sacramento Tuesday afternoon to begin preparing for it’s first appearance in the NCAA playoffs in 13 years. The Cougs — ranked No. 13 by Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today — will face Oral Roberts in the first round of the 2007 NCAA Tournament beginning at 11:40 a.m., to be […]

Cougs earn slot on NCAA dance card

PULLMAN – For the first time since 1994, the Washington State Cougars will be participating in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. The Cougars were selected as the No. 3 seed in the East Region and will play No. 14 seed Oral Roberts in a first round game at Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, March 15. Tip time […]

Washington State defeats Washington, 74-64

Tony Bennett is taking Washington State where the Cougars have never been before, right into the Pac-10 tournament semifinals. Taylor Rochestie scored 20 points, including 11 over the final 6 1/2 minutes, and No. 11 Washington State pulled away to a 74-64 victory over Washington on Thursday night. The Cougars will play tonight against third-seeded […]

Faculty senates converge to leverage NCAA reform

Money talks. And nowhere is it talking louder than in collegiate athletics. Granted, the rules addressing college athletes have become more stringent and rigorously enforced in the past several years, particularly in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. But that does not mean money and winning are not important issues. Washington State University will host faculty […]

WSU/NCAA certification study ready

The university’s NCAA Self-study Certification Committee has accepted reports from its subcommittees and has presented those findings to President V. Lane Rawlins. “WSU takes great pride in the quality of its athletics programs,” said Rom Markin, committee chairman, “from their sound administration to the positive impact of intercollegiate sports competition on our student athletes.” Markin […]