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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 guard Tara Wallack dribbles the ball during a NCAA basketball game against USC, Jan 20th.

WSU women’s basketball conquer Sun Devils in Tempe for first time in 10 years 

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 31, 2023

WSU women’s basketball (15-6, 5-5 Pac-12) won their first game in Tempe, Arizona against the Sun Devils in 10 years, beating ASU 61-57. The last road win Wazzu recorded was Feb. 1, 2013. Charlisse...

WSU guard Kymany Houinsou dunks the ball during an NCAA basketball game against California, Jan. 11.

Cougs to play a pair of rematches in Beasley

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 26, 2023

WSU men’s basketball (9-12, 4-6 Pac-12) got swept in the two games they played in the Rockies. After losing by a lot to Utah Thursday, the Cougs then lost on a game-winning 3-pointer in Boulder. Things...

The WSU women’s basketball team celebrates a 3-pointer during an NCAA basketball game against UCLA, Jan. 22.

Cougars to duel Devils, clash with Wildcats in Arizona

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 26, 2023

Losing the first five of eight Pac-12 games is not how most Cougar fans saw this season going for a WSU women’s basketball team in search of its third consecutive NCAA Tournament bid. Unfortunately,...

WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye drives toward the hoop during an NCAA mens basketball game against Detroit Mercy, Nov. 25.

Cougs lose to game-winning shot in Colorado

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 24, 2023

WSU men’s basketball (9–12, 4–6 Pac-12) stayed in the Rockies on Sunday to play Colorado (12–9, 4–6 Pac-12). The Cougs were coming off a big loss to Utah but also had their leading scorer TJ...

WSU guard Astera Tuhina shoots the ball during a NCAA basketball game against USC, Jan 20th.

Cougars cannot deceive Trojans, lose 51-44

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 21, 2023

Astera Tuhina sprinted down the court, trying to create an offensive opportunity with her team down by 5 points and under three minutes remaining in the game. Moments earlier, Tuhina had taken a Trojan...

WSU guard Charlisse Leger-Walker drives to the hoop during an NCAA womens basketball game against Prairie View A&M, Nov. 13. 2022

Pac-12 / SWAC Legacy Series bigger than basketball

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 19, 2023

Given the competitive nature of sports, athletes rarely have the time to get to know their opponents on a personal level, much less have a meal with them. This season, members of WSU men’s and women’s...

WSU forward Jessica Clarke (14) shoots over Arizona State guard Jaddan Simmons (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Beasley Coliseum, Feb. 18.

Cougars leave Oregon with two historic dubs

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 16, 2023

Prior to Friday, Jessica Clarke had only played about seven minutes the whole season. Battling back from injury, the junior center from North Vancouver, Canada played double-digit minutes in both games...

WSU forward DJ Rodman passes the ball during an NCAA basketball game against Stanford, Jan. 14.

Cougs take last-second nail-biter over Stanford

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 16, 2023

The clock was closing in on three minutes left in the game. The Cougs had not made a shot from the field in almost five minutes. With the shot clock counting down and with only a couple of seconds left,...

WSU guard Kymany Houinsou dunks the ball during an NCAA basketball game against California, Jan. 11.

Sweltering Cougs win another blowout

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 12, 2023

The Golden Bears may have Monty Bowser on their roster, but this was no boss battle. This felt more akin to something like "World 2-2" of "1985’s Super Mario Bros". After completing a Bowser castle,...

Cougs hit Oregon trail in tough Pac-12 test

Cougs hit Oregon trail in tough Pac-12 test

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 12, 2023

With their half of the Apple Cup secured along with their first Pac-12 Conference win, the Cougs turn their attention to the Oregon schools, both formidable programs. WSU women’s basketball (11-4,...

WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye drives toward the hoop during an NCAA mens basketball game against Utah, Dec. 4.

Cougs to face the Bay Area teams on the Palouse

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 10, 2023

Coming off of their massive win against No. 9 (formerly No. 5) Arizona, WSU men’s basketball (7-10, 2-4 Pac-12) will travel back to Pullman on Wednesday to play Cal (3-13, 2-3 Pac-12) and Stanford (5-10,...

Cougs grab their half of Apple, beat Huskies 66-52

Cougs grab their half of Apple, beat Huskies 66-52

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 9, 2023

With the game even 6-6, Charlisse Leger-Walker simply raised her hand and caught the ball thrown directly at her by a Husky. At the other end of the floor, she plunged into a sea of purple below the...

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