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AP men’s basketball top 25 review

AP men’s basketball top 25 review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist

November 13, 2019

The Associated Press released its Top 25 poll after the first week of college basketball. The poll sets the tone for what the season will consist of when it comes to the rankings. Either the committee favors a certain conference over others or there is now an even playing field with some surprising upsets....

Broncos trample Cougars

Broncos trample Cougars

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2019

The WSU men’s basketball team was defeated by the Santa Clara University Broncos 70-62 in Santa Clara, California, as the Cougars struggled to mitigate their turnovers and make shots from the field. Head coach Kyle Smith returned to the Santa Clara (3-0, 0-0) arena Tuesday after coaching against...

Pac-12 Football Power Rankings

Pac-12 Football Power Rankings

ALLEN LEISTER, Evergreen columnist

November 13, 2019

No. 6 Oregon (8-1, 6-0, Last: 2) Oregon was on a bye. The Ducks remain the last Pac-12 team with zero conference losses and the best chance to secure a top four selection for the CFP. Oregon is on the path to become the first team in the modern college football era to be a conference champion ...

Hristova, Subasic important in BYU victory

Hristova, Subasic important in BYU victory

Shayne Taylor, Evergreen reporter

November 11, 2019

WSU women’s basketball held Brigham Young University to 1-13 shooting in the final quarter of play and moves to 2-0 on the new season after a 67-50 win. Redshirt senior forward Borislava Hristova led the team in scoring with 23 points in her second straight game and her eight rebounds were tied...

Golden Bears shine against Cougars

Golden Bears shine against Cougars

Kuria Pounds, Evergreen reporter

November 11, 2019

The California Golden Bears defeated WSU 33-20 on Saturday in Berkeley, California, after the Cougars returned to action after their second bye week of the season. WSU special teams blocked a field goal and extra point, but the lack of offensive production for WSU after led to another road loss for...

Volleyball defeats Oregon for second time this season

Volleyball defeats Oregon for second time this season

Callahan Hudson, Evergreen reporter

November 11, 2019

The No. 22 Cougar volleyball team defeated the University of Oregon Ducks 3-1 Sunday afternoon in Eugene, Oregon. This is the first time WSU (21-5, 10-4) has swept the Ducks (7-16, 3-11) since 2003 and both Oregon schools since 2002 during the regular season. Junior outside hitter Penny Tusa set...

Smith, Elleby lead Cougars to Santa Clara

Smith, Elleby lead Cougars to Santa Clara

Ryan Root, Evergreen reporter

November 11, 2019

WSU men’s basketball will face the Santa Clara University Broncos at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in Santa Clara, California. The Cougars (1-0, 0-0) come off their first win of the season last Thursday against Seattle University, and Santa Clara (2-0, 0-0) looks to continue its current win streak. Head...

Soccer hosts Memphis in NCAA tournament

Soccer hosts Memphis in NCAA tournament

Jaclyn Seifert, Evergreen reporter

November 11, 2019

No. 24 WSU soccer ended its regular season play with a 1-0 loss in the 29th Boeing Apple Cup Series at the University of Washington last Friday. This was Washington State’s first loss in the Apple Cup (11-6-2, 7-4-0) since 2003. Washington State ends it regular season play 12-6-1 overall and 5-5-1...

Brianna Alger is every team’s dream defender

Brianna Alger is every team’s dream defender

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

She woke up like most mornings for another 7 a.m. practice alongside her teammates on the lower soccer field at WSU. What was not ordinary that morning? Her coach pulled her aside and said, “Hey, ESPN is asking to have your video.” “It was request after request after request,” Brianna said. It...

WSU football to take on Pac-12 defensive power

WSU football to take on Pac-12 defensive power

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

WSU will be traveling to Berkeley, California to take on Cal on Friday for their second road game in a row. The Cougars (4-4, 1-4 Pac-12) come off a37-35 loss against Oregon (8-1, 5-0 Pac-12), followed by a bye week. Cal (4-4, 1-4 Pac-12) also comes off a bye week, most recently challenging Utah...

WSU outmatches Seattle in season opener

WSU outmatches Seattle in season opener

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

WSU defeated Seattle University 85-54 after a dominant performance from sophomore forward CJ Elleby. The last matchup between Seattle University and WSU last season resulted in a win for the Redhawks. This time around, the Cougars returned with a 31-point victory. Tonight marks WSU head coach Kyle...

WSU wide receivers are the best in the country

WSU wide receivers are the best in the country

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

November 7, 2019

The ball is snapped. Quarterback Anthony Gordon catches the snap. Drops back in the pocket, maybe avoiding a blitzing defender. He cocks his arm back, winds up and throws a perfect spiral to Easop Winston Jr. Or Dezmon Patmon. Or Brandon Arconado. Or Tay Martin. You get the gist. There are a lot of...

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