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 head coach Kamie Ethrige hoists the Pac-12 Championship trophy as her WSU womens basketball team celebrates after beating UCLA 65-61 in the Pac-12 Championship, March 5, 2023 in the Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas.

Kamie Ethridge guides Wazzu to glory

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor June 1, 2023

Kamie Ethridge proved that WSU can win championships in today’s college sports landscape. In 2023, WSU women’s basketball won the program’s first Pac-12 Conference Championship (and WSU’s first...

Top five Cougs of the 2022–23 season

Top five Cougs of the 2022–23 season

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief May 30, 2023

The end of the athletic season is here and after reviewing each of WSU's program's seasons, there were five players that stood out among their peers for their performances. From being named to their respective...

WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye celebrated during a NCAA men’s basketball game against California Jan 11th.

WSU men’s basketball roster: departures

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor May 25, 2023

The nice thing about losing what feels like half of the roster to the transfer portal every offseason is that by now it has stopped being a surprise. WSU has added a number of players from the portal and...

WSU women’s basketball team dances to “Man! I Feel Like A Woman!” by Shania Twain  after winning an NCAA womens basketball game against Oregon State, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

2022–23 WSU athletics: year in review

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief May 23, 2023

  All but Track and Field is over for WSU athletics in the 2022-23 athletics year. With that brings a flood of memories of the good and the bad of the past year. Several programs had their best years...

Head coach Kamie Ethridge welcomes Idaho Transfer Beyonce Bea to WSU.

WSU women’s hoops welcome Idaho basketball legend

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor May 18, 2023

Washington-native Beyonce Bea, who leaves University of Idaho as the Vandal’s second all-time leading scorer (1,938 points) announced on Twitter on Tuesday she was transferring to WSU. Bea was a unanimous...

WSU forward DJ Rodman celebrates after shooting a 3-pointer during an NCAA basketball game against California, Jan. 11.

COMMENTARY: Cougs lose DJ Rodman to transfer portal months after he promised to stay

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor May 6, 2023

WSU has lost another to the portal, and frankly, this one hurts. After saying he was going to graduate and leave the team, DJ Rodman excited Cougs everywhere when he announced his return for his fifth...

WSU guard Johanna Teder high-fives fans after an NCAA collegiate basketball game against UW, Friday, Jan. 29, in Beasley Coliseum.

Johanna Teder; student, baller, warrior

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor May 4, 2023

Johanna Teder’s journey is one that has taken her cross-continental and cross-country. Teder was born and raised in Tartu, Estonia. She started going to basketball practices at 7 years old when she...

Graduate quarterback Gardner Minshew II throws a pass during the 2018 Alamo Bowl against Iowa State on Friday night in San Antonio. Minshew now holds the Pac-12  single season passing record with 4,779 yards, breaking Cals Jared Goffs 4,714 yards in 2015. WSU beat ISU 28-26.

WSU: A tale of two transfer portals

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief April 14, 2023

The transfer portal debuted in the NCAA in 2018, allowing a streamlined way for collegiate athletes to transfer from one university to another for any reason they so chose. It was a massive step forward...

WSU guard Charlisse Leger-Walker waves goodbye to the fans after an NCAA basketball game against Cal, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Charlisse Leger-Walker to return for her senior year

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor April 13, 2023

Speaking on a panel at WSU’s 47th annual Murrow Symposium, the WSU women's basketball junior guard from New Zealand drew applause with her sudden announcement that she would be back for her senior year. Charlisse...

WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye drives toward the hoop during an NCAA mens basketball game against Utah, Dec. 4.

Gueye, Powell declare for NBA Draft

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor April 7, 2023

Since the last two Cougs – Dishon Jackson and TJ Bamba – declared their departure into the transfer portal, two more have also put out declarations about their futures as Mouhamed Gueye and Justin...

Caitlin Clark vs. Michigan Feb 6, 2023.

Women outshine men in Final Four 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief April 6, 2023

With the calendar turning into April, sadly the madness of March ends alongside the passing day. Both men and women ended their basketball season and they crowned their champions.  LSU took down Iowa...

Angel Reese played for Maryland before transferring to LSU and winning the National Championship in 2023.

COMMENTARY: The controversy around Angel Reese is disgusting and racist

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor April 5, 2023

The women's basketball National Championship game was something of a blowout, as LSU stomped Iowa 102-85. Unfortunately, the game was marred by an extremely high number of fouls called and so much of the...

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