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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...

Athlete of the Week: Robert Franks Jr.

Athlete of the Week: Robert Franks Jr.

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Columns, Men's, Showcase, Sports

Senior forward Robert Franks Jr. had a spectacular week, leading his Cougars to two wins in Beasley Coliseum and earning Evergreen Athlete of the Week. Franks dominated California Polytechnic State University last Monday in an 84-70 WSU win. He led the team in scoring with 30 points on 12-22 shooting,...

Week 13 Pac-12 North power rankings

Week 13 Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week 13. No. 10 University of Washington (Last week: 2) The Huskies continue to own the Cougars, defeating them 28-15 on Friday in Pullman. UW also defeated visiting Oregon State University 42-23 on Nov. 17. The UW offense ran through senior runn...

Men’s basketball faces Matadors

Men’s basketball faces Matadors

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports, Top-feature

The WSU men’s basketball team will host California State University, Northridge, at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday in Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars (3-1) have won their last two games against California Polytechnic State University 84-70 and Delaware State University 80-52. The Matadors’ (1-3) last game was...

WSU downs Delaware State with second half surge

WSU downs Delaware State with second half surge

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 25, 2018


Filed under Men's, Showcase, Sports

What looked like a close game in the first half turned out to be a one-sided affair as WSU men’s basketball swatted the Delaware State University Hornets out of Pullman on Saturday, defeating them by a score of 80-52. The Cougars got off to a slow start, shooting about 22 percent inside the paint...

WSU loses sixth-straight Apple Cup

WSU loses sixth-straight Apple Cup

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 24, 2018


Filed under Apple Cup 2018, Football, Men's, Sports

There are few experiences in the world like the Apple Cup, and there is nothing like playing it in blizzard conditions to decide who will win the Pac-12 North. No. 8 WSU had that opportunity Friday, but at the end of 60 minutes the Cougars fell short, losing 28-15 to No. 16 University of Washington. The...

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