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

UW guard and ex-WSU player Noah Williams walks back to the tunnel after losing to WSU 51-56, Feb. 11, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Wazzu provides hostile homecoming for Noah Williams in Apple Cup

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor February 17, 2023

“Wazzu Reject” was the tamer of the collection of chants the WSU student section shouted at Saturday’s Pullman edition of the Apple Cup in Noah Williams' much-anticipated return to the Palouse. Williams...

WSU forward DJ Rodman shoots the ball during an NCAA men’s basketball game against Arizona, Jan 26.

Cougs to play first game of the Apple Cup

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor February 9, 2023

WSU men’s basketball (10-15, 5-9 Pac-12) does not have many games left in the season to turn things around and make it into a successful year. Fortunately, every win against University of Washington (13-12,...

Sophomore guard Noah Williams drives to the hoop against Oregon State.

WSU starts Arizona roadtrip against Wildcats

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter February 25, 2021

After a historic week at home for WSU men’s basketball, the Cougars (14-10, 7-10) will go on the road to face the Arizona Wildcats at 6 p.m. Thursday at the McKale Center in Tucson, Arizona. Along with...

Freshman forward Efe Abogidi dunks the ball over Stanford defenders in the first overtime Saturday afternoon in Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars won in the third overtime 85-76.

WSU wins in triple overtime thriller

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter February 22, 2021

WSU men’s basketball took down the Stanford Cardinal 85-76 in a gritty battle that lasted three overtimes and was led by another career performance from sophomore guard Noah Williams. Williams previously...

Senior guard Isaac Bonton attempts to get past a Utah defender during Thursdays game against Utah in Beasley Coliseum.

WSU falls to Utes at home

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter January 23, 2021

The WSU men’s basketball losing streak continues after the Cougars (9-5, 2-5) were defeated by the Utah Runnin’ Utes 71-56 on Thursday in Beasley Coliseum. WSU’s leading scorer was sophomore guard...

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 guard TJ Bamba takes the ball up-court against Montana State on Dec. 18.

WSU gets set to host Wildcats

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter January 2, 2021

WSU men’s basketball resumes its season on Jan. 2 against the University of Arizona Wildcats for the first game of 2021 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Beasley Coliseum. This game will mark the end of WSU’s...

Junior guard Myles Warren dribbles past a Northwestern defender towards the basket.

Cougs finish non-conference play undefeated

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter December 24, 2020

WSU men’s basketball heads into the holiday season with yet another victory against their final non-conference opponent. The Cougars (8-0) defeated the Northwestern State Demons (1-10) 62-52 on Dec....

Freshman center Efe Abogidi finished the game with 19 points and 15 rebounds, both career highs.

No Bonton, no problem: Cougs go 6-0

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter December 19, 2020

WSU men’s basketball remains undefeated this season with a 82-54 victory over the Montana State Bobcats on Friday. This is WSU’s (6-0) best start to a season since the 2017-18 season. Sophomore...

Senior guard Isaac Bonton will play against his former school, the Montana State University Bobcats, at 6 p.m. on Friday.

Cougars look to go 6-0 for the first time since 2017-18 season

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter December 18, 2020

The WSU men’s basketball team will conclude finals week with a home matchup against the Montana State University Bobcats at 6 p.m. on Friday. WSU (5-0) holds a 23-8 all-time record against MSU (2-1),...

Sophomore and freshman guards Noah Williams and TJ Bamba combined for 33 points in the win.

Williams leads Cougars to fifth straight win

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter December 13, 2020

In the ninth all-time matchup between WSU and Portland State, the Cougars (5-0) remain undefeated against the Vikings (1-2). WSU defeated Portland State 69-60 after another leading performance from...

Sophomore forward DJ Rodman has fluctuated from the starting lineup and the bench after the first four games for WSU.

Cougars take on Vikings at Beasley

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter December 11, 2020

WSU men’s basketball looks to add another win to its record against the Portland State Vikings on Dec. 13, who the Cougars (4-0) have never lost to across seven all-time matchups. The Vikings (1-1)...

Load More Stories