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Moos moves Apple Cup

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

January 6, 2014

The Cougars and the Huskies are now scheduled to play their annual rivalry football game on Saturday in 2014, Director of Athletics Bill Moos announced Monday.The Seattle Times reports that this moves the Apple Cup out of the Black Friday slot it had for the last two years. Game times will not be re...

Men’s basketball struggles against Sun Devils

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

January 5, 2014

Despite the return of two players to the court, the WSU men's basketball team fell to Arizona State 47-66. The Cougars (7-7, 0-2) started the game out five of 21 shooting and trailed the Sun Devils (12-3, 1-1) by 11 points with less than five minutes left in the first half. However, WSU went on a 7...

Wildcats prove too much for the Cougars

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

January 2, 2014

The Arizona Wildcats proved their rank as the best team in the country Thursday night in their matchup against the Washington State men's basketball team. The Cougars (7-6, 0-1 Pac-12) fell to the Wildcats (14-0, 1-0 Pac-12) by a score of 25-60. From the opening tip to the final whistle, the No.1 ranked...

Men’s basketball defeats Mississippi Valley State

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

December 28, 2013

Despite having its leading scorer out with an injury, the WSU men's basketball team defeated the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils (3-8) 85-48.WSU junior guard DaVonte Lacy did not suit up for Cougars (7-5) because he was dealing with appendicitis. WSU redshirt freshman forward Que Johnson made the first...

Men’s basketball loses to the Miners

Adam Loewy Evergreen reporter

December 21, 2013

Despite WSU freshman Que Johnson's career high 21-points, the Washington State men’s basketball team failed to stop University of Texas El Paso on defense late in the second half, as the Miners beat the Cougars 64-51. WSU (6-5) snapped their three game winning streak scoring a season low of 51 poi...

Cougs fall in the final quarter

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

December 21, 2013

Not even six touchdown passes could overcome two fumbles.The Washington State Cougars brought the expression “Couging it” to a whole new level when they lost 48-45 to the Colorado State Rams in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl Saturday. WSU never trailed until the final seconds of the game, when the Rams ...

WSU men’s basketball cruises against San Francisco State

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

December 18, 2013

The Washington State University men's basketball team won in simple fashion, 80-50 against the San Francisco State Gators, Wednesday night in Kennewick.The Gators (4-2) started the game by attacking the Cougars (6-4) down low in post and edged out to a one-point lead with less than eight minutes left in th...

Leach compares bowl game to romance

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

December 16, 2013

The next time you’re looking for a description of just how hectic the college bowl season is for a team, think about getting engaged. That is how Head Coach Mike Leach explained it in his conference call Monday, where he talked about the activities and scheduling that go along with playing in a bow...

WSU men’s basketball defeats Pepperdine

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

December 15, 2013

Last season the WSU Cougars lost a heartbreaker on the road against Pepperdine 56-58 in overtime. Tonight, WSU got its revenge when the men’s basketball team defeated the Pepperdine Waves (6-5) by a score of 78-61."Our guys did a good job executing," WSU men's basketball Head Coach Ken Bone said. "I...

M’s taking a risk signing Cano

Chris Shaw Evergreen columnist

December 9, 2013

The motto of the Seattle Mariners this offseason: from rags to riches.The Mariners’ front office is scrounging up every last penny it has to sign superstars who will hopefully lead the team to a championship sometime in the near future. The team apparently hopes that second baseman Robinson Cano will l...

Going bowling

Members of the Cougar defense celebrate after a play during the Apple cup, Friday, Nov. 29.

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

December 9, 2013

A somewhat tumultuous season for the Cougar football team has ended with good news. WSU earned a spot in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 21 and will play the Colorado State Rams. “We are certainly excited about our bowl invitation and to be back playing in the postseason after about a decade ...

Men’s basketball survives against border rival Idaho

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

December 9, 2013

With 30 seconds remaining, Idaho senior forward Stephen Madison hit two free throws and put the Vandals (4-5, 0-0) ahead by one point. In the next possession, WSU junior guard DaVonte Lacy dribbled the ball up court and drove to the lane hoping to score the winning basket.However, Lacy's layup bounced of...

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