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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 outside hitter Pia Timmer serves the ball during a scrimmage for season ticket holders, Aug. 20, at Bohler Gymnasium.

Wazzu Weekly August 26, 2022

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor August 26, 2022

Hello and welcome to the Wazzu Weekly roundup of Washington state sports news! For those back in the swing of school, welcome back to Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, Everett or wherever you may...

The WSU mens basketball team celebrates after defeating Oregon 94-74 in Beasley Coliseum, March 5.

Cougs primed to tower over competition

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor August 25, 2022

The Eiffel Tower is a global icon. On Monday, WSU recruited a French player that is closer to the tower's height than most other people and may very well become an icon in his own right. On Monday,...

LeBron James played at the CrawsOver Pro-Am event in Seattle on Aug. 20. 2022 at Royal Brougham Pavilion on the campus of Seattle Pacific University.

LeBron James travels to Seattle for Pro-Am game

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen reporter August 25, 2022

Basketball is back in Seattle … sort of. On Saturday, some of the game's biggest stars traveled to Seattle to play in Jamal Crawford’s, CrawsOver Pro-Am event. These stars included LeBron James,...

WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye (35) drives to the basket past Stanford forwards James Keefe (left) and Spencer Jones (right) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 13, in Beasley Coliseum.

WSU to play at 2022 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter August 4, 2022

WSU men's basketball announced on Tuesday that they will be traveling to sunny Hawai’i to compete in the 2022 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic at the SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu....

Today the WSU swimming team will compete in the Hawkeye Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa.

Wazzu Weekly: July 22, 2022

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor July 22, 2022

Hello and welcome to the Wazzu Weekly roundup of Washington state sports news and more. WSU is searching for another professional to help student-athletes' name, image and likeness efforts and the...

Then-senior forward Robert Franks dons a bandage across his left eyebrow in an intense second half of a February 2 basketball game against USC. Franks scored the most points of the Cougar lineup, earning 25 points throughout the game.

Two Cougs set sights on return to NBA

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter July 21, 2022

Former Cougs Aron Baynes and Robert Franks were in Las Vegas last week to earn a roster spot on an NBA team. Baynes held his first workout since 2020 and Franks is playing for the Boston Celtics’ Summer...

WSU womens rowing competed in the NCAA Championships, where each of three units secured a top 15 finish.

Cougar student athletes join Conference Honor Roll

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter July 14, 2022

A total of 71 WSU student-athletes were recognized by the Pac-12 for their success in the classroom, being named to the 2022 Spring Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll, announced by the conference office Tuesday. Student-athletes earned...

Butch T. Cougar hypes the fans inside Martin Stadium up during WSUs game against Portland State on Sept. 11, 2021

Wazzu Weekly: July 11, 2022

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor July 11, 2022

Hello and welcome to the Wazzu Weekly roundup of Washington State sports news. This is a collection of the week’s top stories and articles from your dedicated Daily Evergreen Sports Section and links...

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 7, 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 recognizes scholar student athletes during halftime of an NCAA collegiate basketball game against Arizona, Feb. 10.

WSU’s Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach selected for TopConnect

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen reporter July 1, 2022

John Andrzejek, WSU's men’s basketball assistant coach, was selected for the 2022 TopConnect Basketball Symposium. TopConnect is an educational program that connects assistant coaches to a variety...

The new mens basketball head coach, Kyle Smith, gives a Go Cougs at the introductory press conference in the Rankich Club Room of Martin Stadium on Monday morning.

WSU Men’s basketball, Kyle Smith add Wayne Hunter to staff

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter June 30, 2022

Kyle Smith's coaching tree has gained a familiar limb. On Tuesday, WSU Men’s basketball officially announced they had hired Wayne Hunter as assistant coach. WSU head Men’s basketball coach Smith spoke...

WSU celebrates female athletes during a recognition of Title IXs 50th anniversary, Feb. 11.

WSU to welcome all-female class to Athletic Hall of Fame

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor June 27, 2022

On the 50th anniversary of the historic Title IX legislation that paved the way for the success of women’s sports, WSU Athletics announced they will induct an all-female class to their Hall of Fame. Eight...

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