Washington State Athletics and Communications WSU’s seventh straight trip to the NCAA Tournament ended with a second round defeat at the hands of the San Diego Toreros Friday night in San Diego. The Toreros took the first two sets and WSU stayed alive with a set three victory. But San Diego dominated the third set, 25-15 to advance to the Sweet 16. San Diego finished … [Read more...] about Cougs bow out in the second round of the NCAA Tournament
Jack Ellis/CougCenter It was all Cougs in the final twenty minutes. The Washington State Cougars survived a hot shooting night early on from the Montana Grizzlies and accelerated in the second half for a 77-57 victory. WSU (6-1) led by just three at the half, thanks in part to Montana (2-5) shooting six of seven from beyond the arc in the first twenty minutes. The … [Read more...] about WSU uses second half to escape Montana 77-57
Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images Sometimes it’s the obvious stuff that gets you. Football is often thought of as this complex orchestra of weird jargon, dancing bears, and Tchaikovsky. But honestly, it can be simplfied as effectivly as it can be made complex. It’s the obvious things that cost us an Apple Cup. Blocking, tackling, pass rush, coverage.* *Could … [Read more...] about Spoiled Apples, a week after the fact
Hello, it’s me. Your new Managing Editor! I can’t believe it either. Good morning, Coug fans! I’ve been greeting you that way for some time now, because I believe it’s a lovely way to start, or I guess continue one’s day, seeing as it’s well into the morning by the time this is reaching you. There’s been some updates to our little community over the past day or two, and I … [Read more...] about Nice to re-meet you!
Ben Lonergan/The Register-Guard / USA TODAY NETWORK The wheels just whipped right off down the stretch. The Oregon Ducks capitalized on some late Washington State Cougars mistakes to win the conference opener, 74-60. WSU (3-3. 0-1 in Pac-12) went to toe-to-toe with Oregon (4-4, 1-0) for a majority of the game as neither team could seize firm control. Things began to … [Read more...] about WSU opens Pac-12 play with loss at Oregon, 74-60.
Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports WSU has a little bit of momentum, can they take it to Eugene? The Washington State Cougars have their first Pac-12 challenge on the road against the vulnerable Oregon Ducks on Thursday night (7:30 pm PT, Pac-12 Networks). The Cougs have built some momentum in their last two games with hot three-point shooting, aggressive defense, and … [Read more...] about What to Watch For: Scouting WSU at Oregon
Jack Ellis/CougCenter Is he going back home to the Lone Star state? Hello, Coug fans! Washington State’s Offensive Coordinator Eric Morris is reportedly heavily in talks to head back to Texas. Originally from Littlefield, it’s not a complete surprise Morris could be excited by this opportunity. He would be taking over as head coach for the Texas State Bobcats from Jake … [Read more...] about WSU’s Eric Morris might be headed to Texas State
Jack Ellis/CougCenter With just a couple of days to go before their return to the NCAA Tournament, four Cougar players heard some good news on Tuesday. On Friday, WSU volleyball picked up one of the most memorable wins in recent memory, topping their rivals from Washington in a sweep in front of a standing room only crowd in Bohler Gym. The victory was just the start of … [Read more...] about Quartet of Cougars earn all-Pac-12 postseason volleyball honors
James Snook-USA TODAY Sports It wasn’t all bad for the Cougs, who are heading to yet another bowl game. We discuss on Podcast Vs. Everyone. Well, that certainly was another Apple Cup. When the Cougs lose by 2 1⁄2 touchdowns while giving up more than 50 points, there obviously is a lot of bad stuff that happened. But it wasn’t all bad. First, it’s good to vent and … [Read more...] about It wasn’t *all* bad, right?