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

Butch T. Cougar dunks the ball during halftime of an NCAA college basketball game against Oregon in Beasley Coliseum, March 5.

Reviewing the 2021-22 men’s basketball season

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter March 7, 2022

This season was one of the ultimate “what if” years for WSU fans. Between injuries and inconsistencies on both ends, the Cougs faltered to a 18-13 record and the seventh seed in the Pac-12 Tournament. That...

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

WSU extends contracts for three coaches

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter September 28, 2021

WSU Athletic Director Pat Chun had a busy week in Pullman, extending the contracts of three coaches who are leading programs that are showing exceptional growth over the last few seasons. On Wednesday,women’s...

Freshman forward Andrej Jakimovski drives the ball down the court as he looks for teammates against Utah on Jan. 21 in Beasley Coliseum.

Never accepting defeat

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter March 18, 2021

After a memorable season to say the least, one of WSU’s top recruits in program history reflects on his freshman season. Freshman forward Andrej Jakimovski’s recruitment thrilled Cougar fans coming...

Freshman forward Efe Abogidi shoots a three-point shot over Stanford’s junior forward Lukas Kisunas during the matchup Feb. 20 in Beasley Coliseum.

Men’s basketball season in review

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter March 11, 2021

With a 64-59 loss to Arizona State on Wednesday, the season is officially over for the Cougars men’s basketball team. That means that now is the perfect time to take a look back over the 2020-21 season...

Freshman guard TJ Bamba drives to the hoop around a defender in hopes of a layup against Stanford on Feb. 20, 2021 in Beasley Coliseum.

Health issues arise within men’s basketball team

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter March 4, 2021

During all of WSU’s obstacles involving COVID-19, the men’s basketball team is facing a slight speed bump that can potentially end their regular season. On Monday, the Cougars were supposed to face...

Freshman superstar guard Charlisse Leger-Walker has earned seven Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honors.

Golden generation of basketball

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter February 25, 2021

The men’s and women’s basketball teams at WSU have had a tough few years. This season has left a little to be desired, as well, but that doesn’t mean there is not a ton of good things to take away...

Freshman center Efe Abogidi rises for a shot over a defender.

Cougars drop sixth straight

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter January 29, 2021

The short-handed Cougar men’s basketball team lose another one to the Colorado Buffaloes to extend their losing streak to six games in a row. Senior guard Isaac Bonton did not play against the Buffaloes...

Then-sophomore guard Noah Williams prepares to take the shot from the free-throw line against MSU on Dec. 18.

Men’s basketball set to host Utes

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter January 21, 2021

After a tough four-game road trip, the WSU men’s basketball team will return home and face the University of Utah Runnin’ Utes at 7 p.m. Thursday at Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars (9-4, 2-4) visited...

Then-freshman small forward Aljaz Kunc leaps as he shoots for the net during the game against USC on Feb. 2, 2019 at Beasley Coliseum.

Cougars look to knock off Trojans in last game of roadtrip

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter January 16, 2021

To finish their four-game road trip, the WSU men’s basketball team will face the USC Trojans at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, Calif. WSU (9-3, 2-3) just came off its worst...

Junior guard Myles Warren handles the ball at the top of the key.

Cardinal beats Cougs in Bay Area finale

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter January 12, 2021

WSU men’s basketball’s trip to the Bay Area ended with a loss when the Cougars (9-2, 2-2) were defeated by the Stanford Cardinals 75-60 on Saturday at Kaiser Arena in Santa Cruz, Calif. Freshman...

Freshman center Efe Abogidi posted 12 points and 9 rebounds in the Cougars’ road victory against Cal.

Men’s basketball gets back in win column

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter January 8, 2021

WSU men’s basketball put last week’s loss behind them as the Cougars (9-1, 2-1) defeated the California Golden Bears 71-60 for the team’s first road victory of the season. Senior guard Isaac Bonton...

Then-junior forward Tony Miller defends the ball from California on Feb. 19, 2020 at Beasley Coliseum.

Cougs head to California for first road game

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter January 7, 2021

After the Cougars’ eight-game winning streak came to an end last week, WSU (8-1, 1-1) now goes on the road for the first time this season to face the California Golden Bears at 7 p.m on Jan. 7 at the...

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