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Men’s basketball Pac-12 power rankings: Week 9

University of Colorado sits third in the rankings after an impressive sweep over Cal and Stanford.
KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist January 18, 2021

Heading into the new year, the Pac-12 conference is seeing a shift in the powerhouses, with some newcomers at the top. The UCLA Bruins sit atop the conference at 7-0, followed by No. 24 Southern California,...

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Men’s basketball after 3 weeks

Sophomore guard Noah Williams scored 19 points, 12 in the second half, to help WSU defeat Idaho.
KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist December 17, 2020

Week three of the Pac-12 men’s basketball season came and went, and somehow, WSU, along with the University of Arizona, are both undefeated at 5-0. UCLA had the best win for the Pac-12 this season...

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 5

No. 15 USC stays at the top of the rankings after they beat WSU 38-13.
KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist December 10, 2020

Week five of the Pac-12 season has come and gone, and it’s hard to believe that this is the first week where all 12 teams have played in the same weekend. There’s only one more week of the regular...

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Men’s basketball after two weeks

Sophmore guard Noah Williams looks right in front of Oregon State defender.
KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist December 10, 2020

The Pac-12 men’s basketball season kicked off for most teams Nov. 25, and every team in the conference has played at least one game over the two weeks of the season. Not all the teams in the conference...

Ask Emma: I’m stressed about finals

If finals has you stressed, this week's Ask Emma is made just for you.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter December 7, 2020

Dear Emma, I am super stressed for finals weeks — way more stressed than I normally am for finals. I think it’s a combination of online learning and just existing during a global pandemic. My classes...

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 4

WSU comes in at No. 8 in this weeks power rankings as USC moves up to No. 1.
KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist December 3, 2020

Week four of the Pac-12 has come and gone, and as we reach the halfway mark of the Pac-12 football season, the major headline coming out of this season is the number of games canceled or postponed due...

College Football Playoff rankings: What’s right and wrong

WSU’s 2018 Alamo Bowl opponent Iowa State is ranked ninth in CFP rankings.
KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist December 3, 2020

The College Football Playoff Committee released its rankings for the second week in a row, and the biggest headlines coming out of the reveal are the top seven teams remaining the same top seven. I...

Ask Emma: I lost all my motivation

As students log into Zoom again this week for classes, Emma sheds light on how to maintain momentum to finish out the semester.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter November 30, 2020

Dear Emma, I had a really relaxing Thanksgiving break, but now I don’t have the motivation to do my classwork. I lost all the momentum I had going into the break, so now I’m worried about finishing...

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 2

Colorado moves up two spots, coming in at No. 4 in the week 2 power rankings after winning against UCLA and Stanford.
KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist November 19, 2020

The Pac-12 is at the end of week two of the conference's college football season after a crazy weekend, with last-second cancellations and schedule adjustments that included Pac-12 football on Sunday. All...

AP Poll Week 12: What’s right and wrong

No. 11 Oregon keeps their top 25 ranking after defeating the Cougs Nov. 14 in Martin Stadium.
KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist November 19, 2020

The AP Poll released its rankings for week 12 of the college football season after a week of several cancellations and postponements due to COVID-19. Despite the road bumps, college football still happened...

Behind the Press: Martin Stadium during COVID-19

The usual sight of fans in the stands is gone this season, as the stands sit empty in Martin Stadium.
CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist November 19, 2020

I have experienced a lot of firsts throughout this pandemic. I’ve had my first class over Zoom, my first socially-distanced meal at a restaurant and my first cotton swab shoved up my nose. On Saturday,...

WSU vs. Oregon takeaways

Freshman quarterback Jayden de Laura evades a potential sack during the game against Oregon on Nov. 14 at Martin Stadium.
CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist November 19, 2020

For 30 minutes of game time on Saturday, it looked like WSU was going to upset the No. 11 Oregon Ducks. Unfortunately, there are two halves to a football game, and the Ducks handily won the second one. Despite...

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