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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

The WSU womens volleyball team celebrates after defeating CSU Bakersfield in an NCAA volleyball match, Sep. 2.

Coug Volleyball swings losing skid with win over USC

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter September 26, 2022

The losing skid has come to an end for WSU volleyball (9-4). The Cougs infiltrated Los Angeles and took down the USC Trojans in a tight five-set match. It was not an easy win, but the Cougs looked...

Cougar volleyball players leap to block a spike from Husky freshman middle blocker Lauren Sanders on Sept. 20.

WSU begins conference play with two big matchups 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter September 21, 2022

A two-game skid must quickly be put in the rearview mirror of the WSU volleyball team, as they have Pac-12 conference play against rival schools to focus on. WSU volleyball (8-3) is preparing for a...

USC, UCLA to leave Pac-12 Conference, join Big Ten in 2024

USC, UCLA to leave Pac-12 Conference, join Big Ten in 2024

JAKE HULL and SAM TAYLOR July 2, 2022

For college sports fans, the sky is falling. The USC Trojans and UCLA Bruins announced Thursday they plan to leave the Pac-12 conference and join the Big Ten conference in 2024. On Friday, the Pac-12...

Butch T. Cougar hypes the crowd up before an NCAA collegiate baseball game against Utah, April 1, at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Cougs to host Trojans

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2022

WSU baseball (17-22) is set to host the USC Trojans (20-18) for a three-game series in Pullman, starting on Friday at 6 p.m. This will be the first and only regular matchup between the Cougs and the Trojans...

Savanna Ly-Nguyen prepares to strike the ball during a singles match against Idaho, Saturday, Jan. 29, at Hollingbery Fieldhouse.

WSU’s LA dreams crushed against USC and UCLA

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor April 7, 2022

WSU tennis (6-12, 1-6) spent the weekend in Los Angeles, where they saw their comeback stalled by No. 21 USC (12-10, 5-3), 4-3, and were overpowered by No. 15 UCLA (10-3, 6-0), 6-1. 4-3 loss to USC In...

WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye (35) dunks the ball during the first half of an NCAA collegiate basketball game against Arizona, Feb. 10.

WSU hoops drop two in So-Cal

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter February 24, 2022

The Cougs seemingly have lost all hope of an NCAA Tournament berth with a pair of losses to the Los Angeles schools over the weekend. On Thursday, WSU lost 76-56 to No. 13 UCLA. On Sunday, they fell on...

WSU guard Krystal Leger-Walker (4) dribbles around USC center Desiree Caldwell (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Beasley Coliseum, Feb. 13.

Cougs complete USC season sweep

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter February 17, 2022

The Cougars completed the Southern California weekend sweep, beating the USC Trojans 57-54 on Sunday.  WSU is now 9-2 at home this season and has won 11 of their last 13 games at Beasley Coliseum...

WSU guard Tyrell Roberts (2) jumps for a layup during the second half of an NCAA collegiate basketball game against Arizona State in Beasley Coliseum, Feb. 12.

Cougs look to realize California dreams

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter February 17, 2022

After starting their hardest stretch of the season with three straight losses, WSU (14-10, 7-6) heads to Los Angeles for their two toughest road games of the season against No. 13 UCLA (17-5, 9-4) and...

WSU guard Charlisse Leger-Walker (5, right) shoots a three-pointer during a college basketball game against the University of San Francisco in Beasley Coliseum, Dec. 3, 2021.

Cougs fight off early struggles against Trojans

Jake Hull, Evergreen reporter January 17, 2022

The WSU women’s basketball team earned their 10th win of the season Friday night, defeating USC 71-63.  WSU gets their first win of the new year and bounces back after losing their last two games...

WSU guard Krystal Leger-Walker (4) looks to pass the ball during a college basketball game against the University of San Francisco in Beasley Colliseum, Dec. 3, 2021.

Cougars travel south

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter January 13, 2022

The WSU women’s basketball team heads to Los Angeles to play against the USC Trojans at 7 p.m. Friday in Galen Center.  This is WSU’s fourth Pac-12 matchup of the season. Friday’s game would...

The WSU basketball team celebrates a basket near the end of a tight college basketball game against the University of California at Beasley Coliseum, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, in Pullman, Wash.

Trojans narrowly defeat Cougs

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen sports editor December 7, 2021

The Cougar men's basketball team (6-2) came up just short against No. 20 USC (8-0) on Saturday, losing the evenly matched game 63-61. The Cougs were up 61-60 with just 35 seconds left on the clock....

WSU guard Noah Williams (24) celebrates beneath the hoop during a college basketball game against UC Santa Barbara on Nov. 15, 2021, at Beasley Coliseum.

Trojans set to visit Beasley

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen sports editor December 2, 2021

The Cougar men's basketball team (6-1) travels back to the Palouse with hopes of ending No. 20 USC’s flawless 7-0 start to the season at 3 p.m. Saturday in Beasley Coliseum. WSU comes into the USC...

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