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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 ...

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...

Athlete of the Week: Morgan Weaver

Athlete of the Week: Morgan Weaver

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

The Daily Evergreen Athlete of the Week award goes to senior forward Morgan Weaver for her performance during WSU soccer’s senior game against Colorado on Sunday. In her last regular-season game in Pullman, Weaver put the team on her back, going on a rampage scoring all four of WSU’s goals for...

Pac-12 Football Power Rankings

Pac-12 Football Power Rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

No. 8 Utah (8-1, 5-1, Last:1) Utah survived a frisky UW team, winning in Seattle 33-28. Zack Moss had another 100-yard game on the ground for the Utes, and the Utah defense forced three Washington turnovers. With several CFP contenders picking up losses Utah has a chance to make a push for a ...

OPINION: AP Top 25 basketball poll review

OPINION: AP Top 25 basketball poll review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2019

The Associated Press released its preseason Top 25 poll on Oct. 28. A lot of transactions happened this offseason, after March Madness, that included players leaving for the draft, bringing in 5-star recruits or having athletes transfer to other colleges. Before basketball tips off, here is what is right...

Predictions for College Football Playoff Top 25

Predictions for College Football Playoff Top 25

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist

November 3, 2019

The AP Poll for Week 11 has been released. Now, I usually give a review on the AP Poll to point out its accuracies and inaccuracies, but this time I will give my predictions on who the college football playoff committee will put in the top 25 on Tuesday. The Top Four: The committee likes to base th...

OPINION: WSU basketball schedule predictions

OPINION: WSU basketball schedule predictions

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist

October 29, 2019

The Pac-12 Conference for women’s basketball is definitely superior in terms of postseason success than the Pac-12 conference for men’s basketball last year. Six teams reach the field of 64 for the Women’s March Madness: Oregon and Stanford were two seeds, UCLA was a six, Arizona State was a...

Athlete of the Week: Alexis Dirige

Athlete of the Week: Alexis Dirige

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2019

No. 22 WSU volleyball won both of their matches this week as they took a trip through the Rocky Mountains to take on Colorado and Utah. Alexis Dirige, senior defensive specialist and libero, had a historic week with the Cougars (18-4, 7-3) as she became WSU’s all-time leader for digs. Totaling...

Pac-12 Power Rankings

Pac-12 Power Rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen Columnist

October 28, 2019

No. 9 Utah (7-1, 4-1, Last: 1) Utah continues its dominance this week, creaming Cal 35-0. Utah outgained the Golden Bears 473-83, while allowing only two third-down conversions. Zack Moss ran 17 times for 115 yards and two touchdowns while catching three balls for 89 yards. Utah heads to Seattl...

College football week 10 AP Poll analysis

College football week 10 AP Poll analysis

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

October 27, 2019

For the third straight week in a row, a top 10 team in the country has fallen victim to the “upset” team. The Associated Press released its poll for Week 10 and from the number of upsets that happened this past weekend, I knew the poll needed some changes. Here is what is right and what is wrong...

Opinion: Power 5 should move to Power 4

Opinion: Power 5 should move to Power 4

KATIE ARCHER and KURIA POUNDS

October 24, 2019

There are four opportunities in the college football playoff bracket with 10 competing conferences. We think these conferences need to dissolve the Power 5 conferences into four regional conferences: North, South, East and West. Only teams who compete in the North, South, East and West conferences...

SATIRE: Completely honest Pac-12 power rankings

SATIRE: Completely honest Pac-12 power rankings

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2019

Oregon: Token Pac-12 team ranked high nationally because someone has to Every year there is some Pac-12 team that ends up being ranked in the top 15 and they might be the one this year. That does not mean they are a good team. They are overrated on a national level mainly because they have a talen...

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