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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 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...

Yang Lee (left) high-fives teammate Fifa Kumhom during a doubles match against Idaho, Jan. 29, at the Hollingbery Fieldhouse.

Tennis opens spring season on sour note 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter January 10, 2023

WSU tennis began the new year and their spring season by attending the Weinman Foundation Invitational hosted at University of Hawaii. The Cougs faced fierce competition in Hawaii, No. 12 California,...

TJ Bamba angles toward the basket in an NCAA basketball game between USC and WSU in Pullman, Jan. 1

Cougs win one, lose one, gain hope

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 2, 2023

WSU men’s basketball (6-9, 1-3 Pac-12) played both Los Angeles teams — USC and UCLA — over the weekend. The first of these was No. 11 UCLA (13-2, 4-0 Pac-12). The second ranked matchup for the...

Butch T. Cougar crowd surfs in the student section during an NCAA college football game against Oregon, Sep. 24.

Injuries affect top teams during week 6 of NCAA football Season  

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 10, 2022

Following the sixth week of college football, some Cinderella runs are already over and the top echelon of teams are shifting around in the rankings.  All but one of the top five teams in the AP rankings...

WSU wide receiver Calvin Jackson Jr. (8) lines up against USC cornerback Joshua Jackson Jr. (23) during a college football game Sept. 18, 2021, in Pullman.

WSU juiceless in loss against USC

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor October 9, 2022

LOS ANGELES - WSU went scoreless in the second half as they lost to USC 30-14. It was noticeable the “juice” on the sideline was missing. There was no energy from the Cougs, they were dead in the...

WSU defenders Armani Marsh (8) and RJ Stone (10) pursue California quarterback Jack Plummer during an NCAA football match, Oct. 1.

Cougars travel to City of Angels to play No.6 USC

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor October 5, 2022

Elite offense versus elite defense. The battle is about to go down in the Coliseum. USC is currently ranked No.6 in the nation, according to the AP Poll.  WSU technically ranked 26th as they were...

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 25, 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 1, 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 27, 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 6, 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...

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