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Cougars look to knock off Trojans in last game of roadtrip

Then-freshman small forward Aljaz Kunc leaps as he shoots for the net during the game against USC on Feb. 2, 2019 at Beasley Coliseum.
RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter January 16, 2021

To finish their four-game road trip, the WSU men’s basketball team will face the USC Trojans at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, Calif. WSU (9-3, 2-3) just came off its worst...

Cougars overwhelmed in Pauley Pavilion

Sophomore guard Ryan Rapp didn't play due to still being in the team's COVID-19 protocol.
RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter January 16, 2021

A lot of season highs were broken in WSU's most recent game against UCLA, none of them in WSU's favor. The WSU men’s basketball team (9-3, 2-3) lost to the UCLA Bruins 91-61 after an overall dominant...

Men’s basketball hopes to get back on track against Bruins

Then-WSU forward Robert Franks attempts to block a shot from then-UCLA sophomore guard Kris Wilkes in Beasley Coliseum.
RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter January 14, 2021

After a 1-1 record in the Bay Area last week, the WSU men’s basketball team is on the road once more as the Cougars (9-2, 2-2) face the UCLA Bruins (9-2, 5-0) at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Pauley Pavilion...

Cardinal beats Cougs in Bay Area finale

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

Men’s basketball gets back in win column

Freshman center Efe Abogidi posted 12 points and 9 rebounds in the Cougars’ road victory against Cal.
RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter January 8, 2021

WSU men’s basketball put last week’s loss behind them as the Cougars (9-1, 2-1) defeated the California Golden Bears 71-60 for the team’s first road victory of the season. Senior guard Isaac Bonton...

Cougs head to California for first road game

Then-junior forward Tony Miller defends the ball from California on Feb. 19, 2020 at Beasley Coliseum.
RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter January 7, 2021

After the Cougars’ eight-game winning streak came to an end last week, WSU (8-1, 1-1) now goes on the road for the first time this season to face the California Golden Bears at 7 p.m on Jan. 7 at the...

WSU gets set to host Wildcats

Freshman guard TJ Bamba takes the ball up-court against Montana State on Dec. 18.
RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter January 2, 2021

WSU men’s basketball resumes its season on Jan. 2 against the University of Arizona Wildcats for the first game of 2021 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Beasley Coliseum. This game will mark the end of WSU’s...

New Year’s Eve basketball game postponed

Cougars head coach Kyle Smith high-fives his players after a win.
RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter December 30, 2020

Fans will have to wait a little longer for the return of WSU men’s basketball as the Cougars’ matchup against Arizona State University, originally on New Year’s Eve, has been postponed. WSU head...

Cougs finish non-conference play undefeated

Junior guard Myles Warren dribbles past a Northwestern defender towards the basket.
RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter December 24, 2020

WSU men’s basketball heads into the holiday season with yet another victory against their final non-conference opponent. The Cougars (8-0) defeated the Northwestern State Demons (1-10) 62-52 on Dec....

Cougs host Demons to finish non-conference schedule

The Cougars look to stay undefeated in their next matchup against Northwestern State.
RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter December 23, 2020

The Cougars will finish out their 2020-21 non-conference schedule against the Northwestern State Demons at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Beasley Coliseum. WSU (7-0) remains atop the Pac-12 standings as the number...

Cougars stay undefeated at 7-0

Freshman center Efe Abogidi goes up for a block against Prairie View A&M
RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter December 22, 2020

After a great offensive performance in their last game, WSU men’s basketball have outdone themselves against Prairie View A&M. WSU (7-0) continues its undefeated season with a 90-62 victory over...

Men’s basketball to host Prairie View

Sophomore guard Ryan Rapp got his first start for the Cougs and scored 12 points against Montana State.
RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter December 21, 2020

WSU men’s basketball will host the Prairie View A&M Panthers at 4 p.m. Monday in Beasley Coliseum for the first time in almost 20 years. This will be WSU’s (6-0) second opponent this season...

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