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Mavericks come to Pullman

Mavericks come to Pullman

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

November 21, 2019

The Cougars men’s basketball team will face the University of Nebraska Omaha Mavericks at 4 p.m. Thursday at Beasley Coliseum. This Thursday is the first time that WSU (2-1, 0-0) battles against Omaha (2-3, 0-0) in school history. WSU comes off a 72-61 victory against Idaho State Sunday where...

Pac-12 Football Power Rankings

Pac-12 Football Power Rankings

ALLEN LEISTER, Evergreen columnist

November 19, 2019

No. 6 Oregon (9-1, 7-0, Last: 1) The No. 6 Ducks took down Arizona Saturday night in Eugene by a score of 34-6. The win means that Oregon has clinched the Pac-12 North and will play in the Pac-12 Championship Game on Dec. 6 against the winner of the Pac-12 South. Star quarterback Justin Herbert wa...

Athlete of the Week: Jahad Woods

Athlete of the Week: Jahad Woods

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

November 19, 2019

Redshirt junior linebacker Jahad Woods is The Daily Evergreen’s Athlete of the Week for his performance in WSU football’s victory over Stanford on Saturday. Woods had a total of nine tackles during the game, a sack for seven yards, as well as an interception. Woods has 101 tackles on the season...

WSU leads against Idaho State

WSU leads against Idaho State

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2019

The Cougars men’s basketball team (2-1, 0-0) defeated the Idaho State Bengals (2-2, 0-0) 72-61 after a two-way clinic performed by sophomore forward CJ Elleby. Three players scored double digit points for WSU. Senior forward Jeff Pollard celebrated his birthday with a season high of 11 points. “Credit...

Cougars get one game closer to bowl eligibility

Cougars get one game closer to bowl eligibility

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2019

Cougar football returned to Pullman for Dad’s Weekend to take on the Stanford University Cardinal on Saturday, resulting in a 49-22 win for WSU in front of a sold-out Martin Stadium. The Cougar offense revived itself after a disappointing showing in Berkeley, and the special teams for WSU struggled...

Cougars prepare to chop some trees

Cougars prepare to chop some trees

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2019

WSU football will return home for Dad’s Weekend to take on the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. The Cougars (4-5, 1-5 Pac-12) come off a road loss against Cal, where they were outscored 33-20 in Berkeley, California. Following the loss, the Cougars held practice on Sunday, something...

Basketball returns to Beasley to face Bengals

Basketball returns to Beasley to face Bengals

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2019

The Cougars (1-1, 0-0) will return to the Palouse to face the Idaho State Bengals (1-1, 0-0) at 1 p.m. this Sunday at Beasley Coliseum. WSU lost its last game against Santa Clara University this past Tuesday 70-62 despite a late-game resurgence from junior guard Isaac Bonton. Bonton lead the team...

Cross country hungry to move on to nationals

Cross country hungry to move on to nationals

SHAYNE TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2019

WSU cross country will host the NCAA Western Regional on Friday and look to achieve the top ten finish that has been preached throughout practice. During the Pac-12 Championships, the women finished in tenth overall and the men, who are ranked tenth in the west region crossed the line with a sixth-place...

AP men’s basketball top 25 review

AP men’s basketball top 25 review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist

November 14, 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 14, 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...

Golden Bears shine against Cougars

Golden Bears shine against Cougars

Kuria Pounds, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 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...

Smith, Elleby lead Cougars to Santa Clara

Smith, Elleby lead Cougars to Santa Clara

Ryan Root, Evergreen reporter

November 12, 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...

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