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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’...

Sophomore center Bella Murekatete steps up for a jump shot over Utah’s freshman forward Kelsey Rees during the matchup against Stanford Sunday afternoon in Beasley Coliseum.

Cougars split Rocky Mountain series

DANIEL SHURR, Evergreen reporter February 22, 2021

The WSU women’s basketball team split their two games at home this weekend, as they lost to Colorado 60-57 on Friday and beat Utah 68-55 on Sunday. On Friday, the Cougars took on the Colorado Buffaloes,...

Junior forward Ula Motuga finished the game with six points.

Women’s basketball pulls off historic win

DANIEL SHURR, Evergreen reporter February 8, 2021

The WSU women’s basketball team stayed home this weekend and took on the No. 5 UCLA Bruins in a game that will be remembered for years, as the Cougars came out victorious 67-63. The Cougars suffered...

Guard Krystal Leger-Walker dribbles in front of defender.

Women’s hoops prepares for two southern California schools

DANIEL SHURR, Evergreen reporter February 4, 2021

The WSU women’s basketball team is gearing up for a homestand this weekend, as they are set to host the LA schools, No. 5 UCLA and USC. WSU (8-6, 6-6) will host the No. 5 UCLA Bruins (10-2, 8-2) at...

Sophomore center Bella Murekatete squares up to a UCLA defender on Jan. 17.

WSU comes up short in overtime thriller

DANIEL SHURR, Evergreen reporter January 18, 2021

The WSU women’s basketball team lost to the No. 8 UCLA Bruins 68-66 in overtime on Jan. 17 in Pauley Pavilion. The Cougars took the court against the Bruins on Sunday in hopes to rebound after a tough...

Junior forward Ula Motuga spins toward the hoop against USC on Jan. 15.

Cougars fall in second straight overtime loss

DANIEL SHURR, Evergreen reporter January 18, 2021

The WSU women’s basketball team lost to the University of Southern California 81-77 in overtime on Jan. 15, putting the team at risk of losing their national ranking within days of receiving it. The...

Then-freshman center Bella Murekatete attempts to beat USC defense on Feb. 23, 2020 at Beasley Coliseum.

No. 25 Cougars start four-game roadtrip

DANIEL SHURR, Evergreen reporter January 16, 2021

As Washington State women’s basketball comes off one of the biggest wins in program history, they look to build on their ranking when they hit the road to take on the University of Southern California...

Freshman guard Charlisse Leger-Walker shoots a floater against Oregon State.

Women’s hoops beats No. 7 Arizona in instant classic

DANIEL SHURR, Evergreen reporter January 12, 2021

The WSU women’s basketball team defeated the No. 7 Arizona Wildcats 71-69 in an overtime thriller on Jan. 10 in Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars are undefeated in 2021, starting the new year with back-to-back...

Then-freshman forward Shir Levy drives in for a layup early in the game against Colorado on Jan. 13, 2019 at Beasley Coliseum.

Women’s basketball’s road trip set to wrap up in Boulder

DANIEL SHURR, Evergreen reporter January 3, 2021

The WSU women’s basketball team will travel to Boulder, Colo. to take on the University of Colorado Buffaloes on Jan. 3 at 11 a.m. PST. Washington State is no stranger to quick turnarounds, as the...

Freshman guard Charlisse Leger-Walker dribbles the ball up the court.

Cougs win first game of 2021

DANIEL SHURR, Evergreen reporter January 2, 2021

The Washington State women’s basketball team defeated the University of Utah 79-74 on Jan. 1. The New Year is upon us, but for WSU women's basketball that means it’s back to the grindstone. The...

Then-junior guard Johanna Muzet dribbles against Utah on Feb. 9, 2020 at Beasley Coliseum.

Women’s hoops looks to start 2021 with win

DANIEL SHURR, Evergreen reporter December 31, 2020

The Washington State University women’s basketball team will be traveling to Salt Lake City to take on the University of Utah on Jan. 1. It has been just over a week since the Cougars (4-1, 2-1) have...

Sophomore guard Grace Sarver and junior guard Cherilyn Molina celebrate at mid-court.

Women’s basketball defeats Eastern Washington

DANIEL SHURR, Evergreen reporter December 24, 2020

The WSU women’s basketball team defeated the Eastern Washington Eagles 73-52 on Dec. 22 in Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars have been through the wringer the past few days, after an upset victory against...

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