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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 guard Krystal Leger-Walker looks for a pass during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona in Beasley Coliseum, Feb. 20.

Cougars go dancing

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter March 14, 2022

Fresh off a second-round loss in the Pac-12 Tournament, WSU women's basketball is ready to tango for the second straight season, earning an at-large bid in the 2022 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament.  The...

WSU guard Krystal Leger-Walker looks for a pass during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona in Beasley Coliseum, Feb. 20.

Women’s basketball ends record-setting season 

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter March 3, 2022

The WSU women’s basketball team had their best season in the NCAA era this year, earning the No. 3 seed in the Pac-12 tournament and possibly securing a spot in the NCAA Tournament.  From ranking...

WSU guard Johanna Teder (21) dribbles around Arizona guard Shaina Pellington (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Beasley Coliseum, Feb. 20.

Cougs fail to cut down first place Stanford

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter February 26, 2022

The WSU women’s basketball team lost to No.2 Stanford 61-54 Thursday evening. WSU is now 18-9 overall and 10-6 in conference play. The Cougs are tied for second place with Oregon, behind Stanford (15-0)...

WSU guard Johanna Teder (right) dribbles up to the basket WSU guard Krystal Leger-Walker (4) dribbles around USC center Desiree Caldwell (24) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Beasley Coliseum, Feb. 13.

WSU looks to cool down Sun Devils

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter February 17, 2022

WSU will try to continue their two-game win streak against the Arizona State Sun Devils on Friday night.  The Cougs are currently 16-8 and rank fourth in the Pac-12 with an 8-5 record. The...

WSU guard Charlisse Leger-Walker (5) shoots a 3-pointer during the second half of an NCAA collegiate basketball game against Oregon State, Wednesday, Jan. 26, in Beasley Coliseum.

Cougs split weekend 1-1

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter February 7, 2022

The Cougars finished their two-game road trip against the Utes, losing 72-66.  This was the 29th all-time meeting between WSU and Utah. With the win, WSU cuts their losing record to 20-9.  “I...

WSU guard Tara Wallack (right) drives to the basket past Oregon State forward Kennedy Brown (left) during the first half of an NCAA collegiate basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 26, in Beasley Coliseum.

Cougs look to down the Ducks

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter February 7, 2022

WSU is set to face the No. 19 Oregon Ducks this Wednesday in Beasley Coliseum to settle their postponed game from earlier this season. The two teams were originally scheduled to play on Jan. 23 in...

WSU guard Krystal Leger-Walker (4) jumps back while looking at the hoop during the first half of an NCAA collegiate basketball game against UW, Jan. 28, in Beasley Coliseum.

Cougars set to face Colorado in Boulder

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter February 3, 2022

WSU looks to climb over the Rockies against the Colorado Buffaloes this Friday night in Boulder, Colorado.  The WSU women’s basketball team is coming off a two-game sweep against the Huskies...

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

Cougs sweep Huskies in Apple Cup series

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter January 31, 2022

The WSU women’s basketball team earned their fifth conference win of the season against the Washington Huskies, 57-43 on Sunday afternoon.  The Cougs traveled across the state to take on the...

WSU guard Krystal Leger-Walker (4) looks to pass the ball during a college basketball game against the University of San Francisco in Beasley Colliseum, Dec. 3, 2021.

Cougs get clawed by Bruins

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter January 17, 2022

The Cougars lost to the UCLA Bruins on Sunday, 71-58, and remain winless in Pauley Pavilion. This was the Cougars 44th matchup against the Bruins. Last matchup, the Cougars upset the 5th-ranked Bruins...

Kamie Ethridge coaches the WSU women’s basketball team on Feb. 2, 2020.

Cougar hoops ready for potential history

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter November 4, 2021

This past season, women’s basketball on the Palouse got the attention of the national media after making it to their first NCAA tournament since 1991. The Cougars competed their hearts out last year...

Guard Krystal Leger-Walker dribbles in front of a defender.

Women’s basketball pounces into Pac-12 Media Day

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter October 14, 2021

Head coach Kamie Ethridge along with fifth-year senior Krystal Leger-Walker and sophomore Charlisse Leger-Walker represented the Cougars on Pac-12 Media Day in San Francisco on Tuesday. The Cougars...

Freshman guard Charlisse Leger-Walker dribbles around an Oregon State defender during the game Dec. 19 at Beasley Coliseum.

A true leader

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2021

Before their 2020-21 season started, the WSU women’s basketball team was speculated to finish in last place in the Pac-12 standings. There wasn’t much buzz surrounding the team because the Cougars’...

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