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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

WSU forward Andrej Jakimovski drives to the hoop during an NCAA basketball game against Oregon State, Feb. 16, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs take first game of tournament in blowout

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor March 10, 2023

It is really, really hard to win seven straight games. Before beating Cal, the Cougs had not done it since the 1982–83 season. At that time, current WSU head coach Kyle Smith had not even begun his collegiate...

WSU forward Andrej Jakimovski (23) jumps up for a layup during a college basketball game against the University of Southern California at Beasley Coliseum, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, in Pullman, Wash.

Andrej Jakimovski showcases skills in FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifiers

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter July 6, 2022

WSU men’s basketball star forward Andrej Jakimovski showcased his skills in the International Basketball Federation World Cup Qualifier as he led his team scoring 19 points and nine rebounds. Despite...

WSU guard Noah Williams (left) jumps for a layup during the first half of an NCAA collegiate basketball game against Colorado, Jan. 30, in Beasley Coliseum.

Cougs maul Buffaloes in Beasley

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter February 1, 2022

WSU men’s basketball (12-7, 5-3) closed out a home sweep of the Pac-12 mountain schools with a 70-43 victory over the Colorado Buffaloes (13-8, 5-6) on Sunday night. The Cougars have now won three...

Freshman forward Andrej Jakimovski drives the ball down the court as he looks for teammates against Utah on Jan. 21 in Beasley Coliseum.

Never accepting defeat

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter March 17, 2021

After a memorable season to say the least, one of WSU’s top recruits in program history reflects on his freshman season. Freshman forward Andrej Jakimovski’s recruitment thrilled Cougar fans coming...

Junior guard Myles Warren handles the ball at the top of the key.

Cardinal beats Cougs in Bay Area finale

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter January 12, 2021

WSU men’s basketball’s trip to the Bay Area ended with a loss when the Cougars (9-2, 2-2) were defeated by the Stanford Cardinals 75-60 on Saturday at Kaiser Arena in Santa Cruz, Calif. Freshman...

Sophomore guard Noah Williams scored 19 points, 12 in the second half, to help WSU defeat Idaho.

Another close win for WSU

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

Leave it to the WSU men’s basketball to have yet another late-game victory this time against their long-time rivals, the Idaho Vandals. A second-half turnaround gave WSU (4-0) enough to defeat the...

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