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College Football Playoff Committee review

College Football Playoff Committee review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist

November 21, 2019

The College Football Playoff Committee released its Top 25 rankings for the second-to-last week of the regular season. There weren’t any drastic changes in the revelation of the rankings, and I expected that, but as rivalry week approaches, the competition for the top teams is going to increase. Here...

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...

Cougars prepare to face Sun Devils, Wildcats in Arizona

Cougars prepare to face Sun Devils, Wildcats in Arizona

CALLAHAN HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

November 21, 2019

The WSU women’s volleyball team will travel to Arizona this weekend to face Arizona State University and the University of Arizona. The Cougars will take on the ASU Sun Devils at 6 p.m. Thursday in Tempe, then the Arizona Wildcats at 11 a.m. Sunday in Tucson. WSU (22-6, 11-5) lost 3-1 to then-No....

OPINION: Hope never sinks

OPINION: Hope never sinks

SHAYNE TAYLOR, Evergreen columnist

November 21, 2019

As someone who has lost a brother to suicide, I will be the first to say it is easy to sweep things under the rug in an attempt to move forward, but it is nearly impossible to grow from it when you put it out of sight.  As a student at WSU, I will say that this school, city and community has a far bett...

AP top 25 men’s basketball review

AP top 25 men’s basketball review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist

November 19, 2019

The Associated Press released its Top 25 poll after a crazy week of college basketball. The number one seed overall, Kentucky, lost at home to Evansville. Florida got upset by the University of Connecticut, and Washington lost, yay. The rankings have definitely shifted a ton because of the wins and losses...

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 seeks third straight win over BSU

WSU seeks third straight win over BSU

SHAYNE TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter

November 19, 2019

The women’s basketball team will travel to Boise, Idaho, to take on the Boise State University Broncos at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. The Cougars will look to carry their back-to-back rebound-dominant performances as they take on the Broncos. WSU (2-0) will step onto the court after victories in the...

Cougars finish the Buffaloes in five sets

Cougars finish the Buffaloes in five sets

CALLAHAN HUDSON, Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2019

Cougar volleyball took victory after five sets against University of Colorado, Boulder on Sunday in Bohler Gym. They won 3-2. Head coach Jen Greeny said the team was able to adjust through out the match to fight for the win. “Every match is tough in the Pac-12,” Greeny said. “Colorado played...

Cougars make it to the second round of NCAA

Cougars make it to the second round of NCAA

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2019

It was a packed house on a rainy night on the Lower Soccer Field as No. 24 WSU soccer beat the University of Memphis Tigers 1-0 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. This was the Cougars third-straight season advancing to the second round. “The Pac-12 season and this conference definitely prepared...

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...

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