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

Mouhamed Gueye Shines in NBA Preseason Debut, A Bright Future Emerging

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor October 10, 2023

When Mouhamed Gueye was first drafted, it was almost impossible to tell what team he was headed to. The Celtics and Hornets were both briefly in possession of his draft rights, but he wound up in Atlanta...

WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye reaches for the ball during the tip-off of an NCAA mens basketball game against Northern Kentucky, Dec. 7.

Mouhamed Gueye stars in NBA Summer League

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor July 19, 2023

Most second-round picks do not end up contributing significantly to an NBA team. It is just the nature of the league, with only 15 players per roster and 60 in the draft every year there is only room for...

WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye dribbles toward the basket during an NCAA basketball game against Oregon State, Feb. 16, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Atlanta Hawks draft Mouhamed Gueye

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor June 22, 2023

After an impressive season with the Cougs, Mouhamed Gueye has been selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the second round of the NBA Draft. The pick started with the Hornets but ended the night with the Hawks...

WSU guard Charlisse Leger-Walker drives toward the basket during the second half of an NCAA collegiate basketball game against UW, Friday, Jan. 28, in Beasley Coliseum.

PRO COUGS TRACKER: Leger-Walker sisters together again, Husky makes unreal putt

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor June 12, 2023

The Leger-Walker sisters are back to sharing a court as part of New Zealand’s national team the Sky Sport Tall Ferns, but a pro Husky stole the show this week at the Canadian Open. First the Husky...

Senior right-handed pitcher Ryan Walker winds up to throw a pitch against USC on Friday at Bailey-Brayton Field.

PRO COUGS TRACKER: Former WSU pitcher debuts with Giants; Gueye, Powell committed to NBA Draft

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor June 7, 2023

Another pro Coug made it to the big leagues, Elyse Bennett is back to scoring goals in Washington and Mohammed Gueye and Justin Powell are committed to the NBA Draft. Baseball Ryan Walker, who...

Top five Cougs of the 2022–23 season

Top five Cougs of the 2022–23 season

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor May 29, 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 24, 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 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 6, 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...

WSU guard Justin Powell shoots the ball during an NCAA men’s basketball game against Arizona, Jan 26.

Cougs to play a pair in Los Angeles

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor February 2, 2023

WSU men’s basketball (10-13, 5-7 Pac-12) had a couple of good games against the Arizona schools and came away with a 1-1 record in the homestand. Now the Cougars are on the road to face USC (15-6, 7-3...

WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye (35) makes his entrance before a college basketball game against the University of California, Santa Barbara at Beasley Coliseum, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, in Pullman.

Mouhamed Gueye returns to WSU

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor June 8, 2022

On Tuesday, Coug fans could finally say what we had all hoped: Mouhamed Gueye is coming back to Pullman. Gueye declared for the NBA draft while maintaining his college eligibility and entered the transfer...

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