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Cougs soar past Rider

Cougs soar past Rider

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports, Top-feature

WSU men’s basketball bounced back from a disappointing loss to Montana State last week with a 94-80 victory over Rider University on Monday night. “It was a good win because [Rider] forces you to keep focused and keep putting them away … throughout the course of a 40 minute game," WSU Head Coach...

Chidom transfers from WSU men’s basketball team

Chidom transfers from WSU men’s basketball team

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports, Top-feature

Redshirt sophomore forward Arinze Chidom has transferred from the WSU men's basketball program. Chidom announced his decision on Twitter around midnight Thursday. This is the 14th player to transfer from WSU who was recruited to Pullman by fifth-year Head Coach Ernie Kent, according to The Spokesman-Review. "I...

The man, the myth, the mustache

The man, the myth, the mustache

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

From the start of the season, Gardner Minshew II stole the hearts of nearly all students and fans of Cougar football. As his final season playing college football comes to an end, the quarterback is grateful that his last year of college football was spent here in Pullman. Starting in the summer,...

Men’s basketball falls to Montana State 95-90

Men’s basketball falls to Montana State 95-90

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

December 9, 2018


Filed under Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU men’s basketball traveled to Kennewick, Washington, to face Montana State on Sunday, losing with a final score of 95-90. This was the Cougars’ third loss of the season, but they are still undefeated in Beasley Coliseum. The Bobcats started the game out hot by nailing a three-pointer almost...

WSU looks for first road win of season

WSU looks for first road win of season

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports

WSU men's basketball will meet at a neutral site to face Montana State on Sunday. Both teams will be traveling to Kennewick, Washington, to play in the Cougars eighth game of the season. WSU (5-2) is coming fresh off a win against border-rival Idaho (3-5). The final result was a 90-70 WSU victory...

WSU downs border rivals at home Wednesday

WSU downs border rivals at home Wednesday

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports, Uncategorized

A battle took place on the basketball court as the neighboring Idaho Vandals traveled across the border to face WSU men’s basketball Wednesday in Beasley Coliseum. After losing to Idaho 91-64 last season, WSU came back this year by taking a 90-70 victory. “They’ve beaten us three out of the...

Cougars take home Pac-12 awards

Cougars take home Pac-12 awards

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

WSU Head Coach Mike Leach has been named Pac-12 Coach of the Year and quarterback Gardner Minshew II is the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year. Leach won his award after leading WSU to a 10-win season for the fifth time in program history and the first since 2003. This was an impressive accomplish...

Alamo Bowl marks disappointing end to great season

Alamo Bowl marks disappointing end to great season

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports

The selections for this year's bowl games were revealed Sunday, leaving all of WSU in shock as the No. 13 Cougars did not make a New Year’s Six bowl game. Instead, they ended up in the Valero Alamo Bowl against Iowa State. With the stunning year WSU has had, Coug fans were extremely disappointed...

‘We’re very disappointed with where we ended up’

‘We’re very disappointed with where we ended up’

JOHN SPELLMAN and KATIE ARCHER

December 3, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

No. 13 WSU football learned Sunday that it will face No. 24 Iowa State on Dec. 28 in the Valero Alamo Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. The Cougars (10-2, 7-2) were hoping to receive a bid to a New Year’s Six bowl game, but fell short of being ranked inside the top-12 in the final College Football Playoff...

Men’s basketball falls to New Mexico State 69-63

Men’s basketball falls to New Mexico State 69-63

ALEX STEVENSON, Evergreen reporter

December 2, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports

WSU men's basketball couldn't bounce back from its slow start as it fell to New Mexico State 69-63 on Saturday. The Cougars failed to extend their win streak to four games as they traveled to play the Aggies. The Cougars (4-2) got off to a slow start as the Aggies (6-1) opened the game on a 13-2...

Men’s basketball faces New Mexico State

Men’s basketball faces New Mexico State

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports, Top-feature

WSU men's basketball will travel to Las Cruces, New Mexico, to take on New Mexico State at 6 p.m. Saturday. The Cougars’ last game was Tuesday which resulted in a 103-94 win against California State Northridge. The Aggies (5-1) are on a three-game win streak and are 3-1 at home this season. Coming...

Cougars score 100 points en route to third straight win

Cougars score 100 points en route to third straight win

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU men’s basketball performed strong on both ends of the court in a 103-94 victory against Cal State Northridge on Tuesday night. This was the first time the Cougars eclipsed the 100 point mark in regulation since 2002. Both teams got off to a fast start. In the first few minutes of the game, t...

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