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WSU looks to keep on rolling to Boulder

WSU looks to keep on rolling to Boulder

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

January 22, 2020

WSU men’s basketball will head to Boulder, Colorado, to take on the No. 23 University of Colorado Buffaloes at 7 p.m. Thursday. This will be the only matchup between the Cougars and Buffaloes this season. The Cougars (12-7, 3-3) come off a home weekend sweep against the No. 12 Oregon Ducks and the...

Rolovich fills out new coaching staff

Rolovich fills out new coaching staff

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen sports reporter

January 22, 2020

When WSU hired Nick Rolovich as its head football coach it was expected that he would bring his own staff to Pullman. KHON2 reported Rolovich filled seven of the spots with members of his staff from when he was at the University of Hawai’i. He will bring over offensive coordinator and running backs...

COMMENTARY: Transfer portal update: Quarterbacks

COMMENTARY: Transfer portal update: Quarterbacks

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen sports columnist

January 22, 2020

With the introduction of the transfer portal in 2019, college football now has one of the most interesting off seasons in all of sports. Players have always transferred for better opportunities but recently it has begun to change the landscape of college football. In the 2019 college football season...

Cougars lose to the Utes

Cougars lose to the Utes

VASILI VARLAMOS, Evergreen sports reporter

January 21, 2020

The WSU swim team lost to the Utah Utes 173.5- 85.5 in its final Pac-12 Conference dual meet of the regular season on Friday. WSU (3-6, 0-5) did not win a Pac-12 meet. This is the third straight season WSU has come up short against the Utes. Sophomore Keiana Fountaine was WSU’s lone winner in...

Cougars sweep Seattle and Idaho at home

Cougars sweep Seattle and Idaho at home

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen women's tennis reporter

January 21, 2020

WSU women’s tennis had two 7-0 wins in their first 2020 dual matches of the season against the University of Idaho Vandals and the Seattle University Redhawks Saturday at the Simmelink Tennis Courts at Hollingbery Fieldhouse in Pullman. The Cougars improved their all-time record 33-18 against the Vandals...

Cougars win on Klay’s Day

Cougars win on Klay’s Day

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

January 21, 2020

WSU men’s basketball team defeated the Oregon State Beavers 89-76 while honoring basketball alumni Klay Thompson with his jersey retirement. Aside from scoring the most points in a game this season, this win officially stamps WSU with one more win than last season’s record. Befo...

OPINION: AP top 25 men’s basketball review

OPINION: AP top 25 men’s basketball review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen sports editor

January 21, 2020

The Associated Press released its Top 25 poll after a crazy week of upsets in basketball. In all my years of watching basketball, I have never seen so many ranked teams lose in one week of college basketball. Oregon lost. Duke lost twice. Auburn isn’t undefeated anymore, and there are plenty more te...

Men’s basketball upsets No. 8 Oregon in Beasley

Men’s basketball upsets No. 8 Oregon in Beasley

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen basketball reporter

January 17, 2020

The WSU men’s basketball team upset the No. 8 University of Oregon Ducks 72-61 on Thursday. This is WSU’s first win against a top ten team since 2007 after losing 19 straight. Sophomore forward CJ Elleby led the Cougars (11-7, 2-3) with his second double-double of the season. Elleby scored 25...

Cougars prepare for Beavers game, return of Klay Thompson

Cougars prepare for Beavers game, return of Klay Thompson

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2020

After the Cougars’ stunning victory against the No. 8 University of Oregon Ducks, the Cougars men’s basketball team will face the Oregon State University Beavers at 1 p.m. Saturday in Beasley Coliseum. At halftime, WSU will welcome back former Cougar and current NBA star Klay Thompson to retire...

COMMENTARY: The return of number one

COMMENTARY: The return of number one

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen sports columnist

January 17, 2020

On Saturday, arguably the greatest basketball player in WSU history will come back to Beasley Coliseum, as Klay Thompson returns to see his No.1 jersey raised in the rafters to honor his legendary career. Thompson’s skills on the court helped get him drafted 11th overall in the 2011 NBA draft, the...

Thorns select Morgan Weaver second overall in NWSL draft

Thorns select Morgan Weaver second overall in NWSL draft

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen soccer reporter

January 17, 2020

The narrative for two Washington State University soccer players will continue. Senior forward Morgan Weaver and graduate student defender Averie Collins began a new chapter at the 2020 National Women’s Soccer League draft Thursday morning. Weaver and Collins were picked in the first two rounds of the ...

OPINION: Bobi Buckets breaks 2k career points

OPINION: Bobi Buckets breaks 2k career points

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen sports columnist

January 16, 2020

Most record-setting scorers are successful because of one elite aspect of their game. Whether it is lights-out shooting, unstoppable post moves, explosive athleticism, or unmatched isolation scoring, players typically dominate in one facet. Usually, dominance is not attributed to consistency. Fans...

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