The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

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 guard Kymany Houinsou dunks the ball during an NCAA basketball game against California, Jan. 11.

Cougs to play a pair of rematches in Beasley

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 26, 2023

WSU men’s basketball (9-12, 4-6 Pac-12) got swept in the two games they played in the Rockies. After losing by a lot to Utah Thursday, the Cougs then lost on a game-winning 3-pointer in Boulder. Things...

The WSU women’s basketball team celebrates a 3-pointer during an NCAA basketball game against UCLA, Jan. 22.

Cougars to duel Devils, clash with Wildcats in Arizona

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 26, 2023

Losing the first five of eight Pac-12 games is not how most Cougar fans saw this season going for a WSU women’s basketball team in search of its third consecutive NCAA Tournament bid. Unfortunately,...

WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye drives toward the hoop during an NCAA mens basketball game against Detroit Mercy, Nov. 25.

Cougs lose to game-winning shot in Colorado

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 24, 2023

WSU men’s basketball (9–12, 4–6 Pac-12) stayed in the Rockies on Sunday to play Colorado (12–9, 4–6 Pac-12). The Cougs were coming off a big loss to Utah but also had their leading scorer TJ...

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Hardwood Hypothesis week 15 

ERICK AGUILAR, Evergreen reporter January 24, 2023

Another week and another issue, without further adieu, welcome to Hardwood Hypothesis week 15. THE BEAM IS LIT - Sacramento Kings  The first thing that got my attention moving into this week was...

WSU guard Astera Tuhina dribbles the ball during an NCAA basketball game against UCLA, Jan. 22.

Tuhina scores career-high 15 points in WSU’s loss to No. 9 UCLA

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 23, 2023

The Cougars were close midway through the third quarter like they have been so many times before. With the UCLA Bruins playing stout defense all afternoon, the game was beginning to get out of hand. Astera...

WSU guard Astera Tuhina dribbles the ball during a NCAA basketball game against USC, Jan 20th.

Freshman fill-in or phenom, meet Astera Tuhina

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen reporter January 23, 2023

Thrust into the spotlight once again, WSU freshman guard Astera Tuhina took the reigns and excelled Friday night against Southern California. The Cougars fell to 0-3 on the season when missing their...

WSU guard Astera Tuhina shoots the ball during a NCAA basketball game against USC, Jan 20th.

Cougars cannot deceive Trojans, lose 51-44

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 21, 2023

Astera Tuhina sprinted down the court, trying to create an offensive opportunity with her team down by 5 points and under three minutes remaining in the game. Moments earlier, Tuhina had taken a Trojan...

WSU guard Justin Powell dribbles the ball during an NCAA basketball game against Stanford, Jan. 14.

Wazzu fails to get revenge in Utah

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 21, 2023

WSU men’s basketball (9-11, 4-5 Pac-12) traveled down south on Thursday to play Utah (13-7, 6-2 Pac-12). The Cougs were coming off a hot streak without leading scorer TJ Bamba, and this time the lack...

WSU guard Charlisse Leger-Walker (5) dribbles around UCLA guard Camryn Brown (35) during the second half of an NCAA collegiate basketball game, Feb. 11. 2022

Cougars host red-hot southern California, top ten UCLA

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 19, 2023

The Cougs are hosting USC at the worst time, or perhaps the best time if they can capitalize off of the momentum gained in their biggest win of the season, an 85-84 overtime win over Oregon. Unfortunately,...

WSU forward Jessica Clarke (14) shoots over Arizona State guard Jaddan Simmons (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Beasley Coliseum, Feb. 18.

Cougars leave Oregon with two historic dubs

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 16, 2023

Prior to Friday, Jessica Clarke had only played about seven minutes the whole season. Battling back from injury, the junior center from North Vancouver, Canada played double-digit minutes in both games...

WSU forward DJ Rodman passes the ball during an NCAA basketball game against Stanford, Jan. 14.

Cougs take last-second nail-biter over Stanford

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 16, 2023

The clock was closing in on three minutes left in the game. The Cougs had not made a shot from the field in almost five minutes. With the shot clock counting down and with only a couple of seconds left,...

WSU guard Kymany Houinsou dunks the ball during an NCAA basketball game against California, Jan. 11.

Sweltering Cougs win another blowout

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 12, 2023

The Golden Bears may have Monty Bowser on their roster, but this was no boss battle. This felt more akin to something like "World 2-2" of "1985’s Super Mario Bros". After completing a Bowser castle,...

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