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

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...

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 Justin Powell dribbles the ball during an NCAA basketball game against Stanford, Jan. 14.

Wazzu fails to get revenge in Utah

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 21, 2023

WSU men’s basketball (9-11, 4-5 Pac-12) traveled down south on Thursday to play Utah (13-7, 6-2 Pac-12). The Cougs were coming off a hot streak without leading scorer TJ Bamba, and this time the lack...

WSU tennis player Maxine Murphy serves the ball during an NCAA match against Montana, Jan, 13.

Wazzu Weekly: Jan. 20, 2023

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 20, 2023

The Daily Evergreen staff commemorated Martin Luther King Jr. Day by creating an MLK-oriented mini-edition focused on his life and legacy. Our writers in the sports section embraced this topic and explored...

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

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 Andrej Jakimovski celebrates after defeating Stanford 60-59, Jan. 14.

Cougs to play a couple of tough ones in the Rockies

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 19, 2023

WSU men’s basketball (9-10, 4-4 Pac-12) is on a tear lately, winning four of their last five games. The margin of victory in those wins has been almost double digits, and some players are on serious...

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

Wazzu Weekly: Jan. 13, 2023

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 13, 2023

It is so great to be back! I am certainly enjoying the feeling of walking down the mall, seeing friends practically everywhere I go and getting into the swing of a new semester. Check out deputy sports...

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,...

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

The Cougs are for real, pay some attention

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 12, 2023

In 2017, the Cougar football team beat No. 5 USC 30-27. After a tight victory sealed by a miraculous fumble recovery, the Cougs were widely seen as having jumped onto the national scene. It was described...

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,...

WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye dunks the ball during an NCAA mens basketball game against Detroit Mercy, Nov. 25.

Cougs upset No. 5 Arizona, no loss can spoil that

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 9, 2023

Fans of the Felinae subfamily of cats saw the upset coming, as "Puma concolor" outweighs "Felis silvestris" by a factor of 10. Zoologically speaking, Arizona never stood a chance in this duel. WSU...

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