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All-time triple jump record set

Then-freshman triple jump Charisma Taylor completes a successful jump at the WSU Open Indoor Open at the Indoor Practice Facility.

JAN RAC, Evergreen track and field reporter

January 28, 2020

Junior Mitch Jacobson and sophomore Charisma Taylor led the WSU men’s and women’s track and field teams in Lubbock, Texas, for the Red Raider Invitational. Taylor set WSU’s all-time indoor mark in the triple jump at 43 feet 6 1/2 inches and is fourth in the nation in this event. Taylor continued...

OPINION: Pac-12 Power Rankings

Sophomore forward CJ Elleby attempts to slow down Oregon offense on Jan. 16 at Beasley Coliseum.

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist

January 28, 2020

11 Oregon (17-4, 6-2) Oregon played in the thriller of the week against the number two team on this list, USC. It took two overtime periods, but the Ducks escaped with the win behind 30 points from junior guard Chris Duarte. He also led the Ducks in during in their second win of the weekend ov...

Cougars cannot get past the Runnin’ Utes

Freshman guard Noah Williams looks for a move against Oregon State University on Jan. 18 at Beasley Coliseum.

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

January 27, 2020

WSU men’s basketball finishes its road trip by falling short to the University of Utah Runnin’ Utes 76-64 at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City. WSU (12-9, 3-5) remains historically winless on the road against Utah (12-7, 3-4). Three players from WSU scored in double digits. Junior...

COMMENTARY: Gordon shines out at the Senior Bowl

Anthony Gordon, redshirt senior quarterback, looks to pass ball during         Saturday’s game against UCLA at Martin Stadium.

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen sports columnist

January 27, 2020

The Reese’s Senior Bowl is a huge opportunity for the over 100 players who participated. It is their chance to impress NFL scouts and convince them that they are worthy of hearing their name called at the draft. This is an entire week that can make or break a prospect’s chances at the next level....

WSU looks to close out road trip with win

Then-sophomore forward Marvin Cannon shoots a shot on Feb. 23 at Beasley Coliseum.

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

January 24, 2020

The WSU men’s basketball team will finish its road trip against the University of Utah Utes at 4 p.m. PST Saturday at the Jon M. Huntsman Center. WSU (12-8, 3-4) comes off a 78-56 loss to the No. 23 University of Colorado Buffaloes where Sophomore forward CJ Elleby led the Cougars in scoring with...

Colorado proves too Buff for the Cougars

Then-Junior point guard Ahmed Ali dribbles down the court duirng the WSU vs UC basketball game on Feb. 20 at Beasley Coliseum.

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

January 24, 2020

The WSU men’s basketball team fell to the No. 23 University of Colorado Buffaloes 78-56 after a dominating second half performance from Colorado (15-4, 4-2). This is WSU ‘s ninth straight loss in Boulder, Colorado. WSU (12-8, 3-4) still has never won in Boulder.  Four Colorado players scored double-d...

WSU looks to keep on rolling to Boulder

Junior guard Isaac Bonton attempts to get the ball past Seattle’s defense on Nov. 7 at Beasley Coliseum. Bonton became the first Pac-12 player since 1997 to record 30 points, eight assists and eight rebounds with his 34 point, eight assists and eight rebounds against Oregon State on Saturday.

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

January 22, 2020

WSU men’s basketball will head to Boulder, Colorado, to take on the No. 23 University of Colorado Buffaloes at 7 p.m. Thursday. This will be the only matchup between the Cougars and Buffaloes this season. The Cougars (12-7, 3-3) come off a home weekend sweep against the No. 12 Oregon Ducks and the...

Cougars win on Klay’s Day

Former WSU basketball player and current NBA player Klay Thmpson waves a shirt above his head during the basketball game against OSU Saturday afternoon at Beasley Coliseum. Thompson had his jersey retired during halftime, becoming the second player to have his jersey retired as a Cougar.

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

January 21, 2020

WSU men’s basketball team defeated the Oregon State Beavers 89-76 while honoring basketball alumni Klay Thompson with his jersey retirement. Aside from scoring the most points in a game this season, this win officially stamps WSU with one more win than last season’s record. Befo...

Men’s basketball upsets No. 8 Oregon in Beasley

Spohomore forward CJ Elleby shoots the ball during the game against Oregon Thursday night. WSU upset Oregon, the first time the team has beat a Top 10 team since 2007. Elleby also set a career high for rebounds in a game.

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen basketball reporter

January 17, 2020

The WSU men’s basketball team upset the No. 8 University of Oregon Ducks 72-61 on Thursday. This is WSU’s first win against a top ten team since 2007 after losing 19 straight. Sophomore forward CJ Elleby led the Cougars (11-7, 2-3) with his second double-double of the season. Elleby scored 25...

Cougars prepare for Beavers game, return of Klay Thompson

Klay Thompson played for WSU from 2008-2011 and was the 11th pick in the NBA Draft selected by the Golden State Warriors. Thompson’s jersey will soon be retired at WSU.

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2020

After the Cougars’ stunning victory against the No. 8 University of Oregon Ducks, the Cougars men’s basketball team will face the Oregon State University Beavers at 1 p.m. Saturday in Beasley Coliseum. At halftime, WSU will welcome back former Cougar and current NBA star Klay Thompson to retire...

Shead shut down for rest of season

Redshirt-senior Jaylen Shead signals as he dribbles the ball during the game against SU on Nov. 7 at Beasley Coliseum.

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

January 16, 2020

Redshirt senior guard Jaylen Shead will likely not return to play this season due to compounded injuries that he suffered in recent months. Shead first showed signs of injury against Idaho State University in November. He left the game with an apparent leg injury. In the post-game press conference,...

Cougars return to challenge No. 8 Oregon

WSU then-junior guard Jervae Robinson dribbles past Oregon then-junior guard Payton Pritchard on March 6 at Beasley Coliseum.

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...

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