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Cougars return to challenge No. 8 Oregon

Cougars return to challenge No. 8 Oregon

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

January 15, 2020

The men’s basketball team returns to the Palouse to take on No. 8 University of Oregon at 6 p.m. Thursday at Beasley Coliseum. WSU (10-7, 1-3) comes off two straight Pac-12 losses for the first time this season to the California Golden Bears and the Stanford Cardinal. Stanford’s victory posted...

Cougars still cannot win in Stanford

Cougars still cannot win in Stanford

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

January 13, 2020

The Stanford Cardinal defeated the WSU men’s basketball team 88-62 on Saturday to end its Pac-12 opener road trip in Stanford, California. Stanford (14-2, 3-0) has now extended its home-game winning streak against WSU to seven games. The Cougars (10-7, 1-3) have lost back-to-back Pac-12 games for...

Golden Bears scratch out a win against WSU

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

January 11, 2020

The Cougars’ men’s basketball team fell to the California Golden Bears 73-66 Thursday at the Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, California. This loss brings WSU (10-6, 1-2) under .500 in conference play and gives California (7-8, 1-1) its first conference win of the season. Sophomore forward CJ Elleby...

Cougars win in OT thriller against Bruins

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

January 7, 2020

The WSU men’s basketball team defeated the UCLA Bruins 79-71 in overtime at Beasley Coliseum to close out their home openers of conference play. This is the first win for WSU (10-5, 1-1) against UCLA (8-7, 1-1) since 2016, snapping a five-game losing streak. Junior guard Issac Bonton scored 17...

Cougars fall to the Trojans

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

January 5, 2020

The Cougars’ men’s basketball team lost to the University of Southern California Trojans 65-56 this Thursday at Beasley Coliseum to begin play in the Pac-12 conference. This result ended WSU’s (9-5, 0-1) six game winning streak they accumulated during December. For the Trojans (12-2, 1-0), thi...

Cougars end non-conference slate on high note

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

January 1, 2020

The WSU men’s basketball team came back to defeat the University of Arkansas Pine-Bluff Golden Lions 65-50 Sunday at Beasley Coliseum to close out the Cougars’ non-conference schedule. This win extends the Cougars’ (9-4) winning streak to six games, the longest active streak in the Pac-12, and...

GALLERY: Cougars fall to the Air Force in Cheez-It Bowl

GALLERY: Cougars fall to the Air Force in Cheez-It Bowl

JACLYN SEIFERT and KURIA POUNDS

December 28, 2019

Cougar football played in their last game of the decade Friday night in the Cheez-It Bowl, resulting in a 31-21 loss against the Air Force Falcons at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. This is the first time the Cougars (6-7, 3-6) finished under .500 since 2014, when they went 3-9. Air Force (11-2...

Men’s basketball conquer the Cardinals

Men’s basketball conquer the Cardinals

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

December 22, 2019

The WSU men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to five with an 87-59 victory over the University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals on Saturday in Beasley Coliseum. WSU (8-4, 0-0) did not trail to Incarnate Word (3-9, 0-1) throughout the whole game. The last time WSU trailed to an opponent...

Cougars shake up Rattlers in Beasley

Cougars shake up Rattlers in Beasley

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

December 22, 2019

The WSU men’s basketball team defeated the Florida A&M Rattlers 87-73 on Thursday night at Beasley Coliseum. This is the first four-game winning streak for WSU since the beginning of the 2017-18 season when the Cougars won six games in a row. Despite the victory, the Cougars (7-4, 0-0) turned...

Men’s basketball climb over the Highlanders

Men’s basketball climb over the Highlanders

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

December 15, 2019

The WSU men’s basketball team defeated the UC Riverside Highlanders 70-56 this Sunday at Beasley Coliseum in their first game in the six-game home stretch. Four different players from WSU (6-4, 0-0) scored in double figures against UC Riverside (7-4, 0-0). Both senior forward Jeff Pollard and sophomore...

Men’s Basketball returns to Beasley on Sunday

Men’s Basketball returns to Beasley on Sunday

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

December 11, 2019

The WSU men’s basketball team faces the UC Riverside Highlanders at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday at Beasley Coliseum. WSU (5-4, 0-0) comes off a victory against New Mexico State University on Saturday, which marks the first back-to-back victory for the team this season. The Cougar’s defensive effort and...

Cross country women, men’s teams finish in top 10

Cross country women, men’s teams finish in top 10

SHAYNE TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter

December 6, 2019

WSU’s country teams met their top 10 finish goal in the NCAA West Regional at Colfax Golf Club in Colfax on Nov. 15. The women’s team placed ninth out of 35 teams in the race with 272 total points. Sophomore Zorana Grujic led the way for the Cougars posting a time of 20:50.5 which earned her 39th...

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