Stories tagged: WSU basketball
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 5:41 p.m.
Robert Franks earned another postseason accolade Thursday, being named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I All-District 20 First Team.
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 9:52 a.m.
Six days after the Cougars fired coach Ernie Kent, Washington State guard Carter Skaggs announced he’ll spend his final year of eligibility somewhere other than Pullman.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 5:22 p.m.
Here’s a breakdown of eight head coaches, assistants and grad assistants with local ties who’ll be appearing in this year’s Big Dance.
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
Next in line: A breakdown of 10 candidates to replace Ernie Kent as Washington State’s basketball coach
We break down 10 possible candidates who could replace Ernie Kent and use a 1-5 scale to rate how likely it is they’ll become Washington State’s next coach.
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 11:21 p.m.
John Blanchette: After split with Ernie Kent, red flags still surround men’s hoops job at Washington State
Hiring Ernie Kent was tired thinking on the part of Chun’s predecessor, Bill Moos; he couldn’t have done any worse taking a flyer on a younger, cheaper comer. Constantly rolling …
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 11:26 p.m.
Ernie Kent won’t return for a sixth season as Washington State’s men’s basketball coach, The Spokesman-Review learned Thursday through a source.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 11:50 p.m.
They peaked in the desert nearly a month ago, beating Arizona State and Arizona with fluid ball movement, consistent shot-making from almost everyone in the rotation and sturdy defense.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 6:02 p.m.
Washington State’s Jeff Pollard was one of six players named to the All-Pac-12 Men’s Basketball All-Academic First Team, the conference announced Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
Pac-12 Tournament: 11th seed WSU eyes first conference tournament win in a decade vs. 6th seed Oregon
When all the seeding chaos finally settled late Saturday night, and the Pac-12 Tournament sorted out who’d play who in Wednesday’s first-round games at T-Mobile Arena, the conference spit out …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 2:02 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few, Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke and WSU’s Robert Franks earn District IX honors
Mark Few was named District IX Coach of the Year and Rui Hachimura was named the district’s Player of the Year, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association announced.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 9:13 p.m.
Franks, who finished the regular season with the Pac-12’s top scoring average, was named to the 10-player All-Pac-12 First Team, as voted on by the league’s coaches. WSU teammate CJ …
UPDATED: Sun., March 10, 2019, 9:51 p.m.
The five most important games of Robert Franks’ Washington State career, as detailed by teammates past and present
If WSU can’t win four games in four days at the Pac-12 Tournament, Franks will play in a crimson uniform for the last time this week at the T-Mobile Arena. …
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 9:11 p.m.
Robert Franks buries eight 3-pointers for career-high 37 points, but Washington State bows to Oregon State on Senior Day
A vintage scoring effort from Robert Franks, who was marvelous on his Senior Day, scoring 37 points on eight 3-pointers, couldn’t rescue the Cougars from another lackluster Pac-12 performance as …
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 7:03 p.m.
Oregon State looks to extend Washington State’s conference losing streak to five games.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
Oregon scored 20 points off 17 Washington State turnovers and even as the Cougars returned closer to full-strength Wednesday night, the self-inflicted wounds that hurt them last week in the …
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 10:17 p.m.
Washington State seeks revenge on Oregon after dropping the first matchup in Eugene.
UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 9:51 p.m.
WSU made a late push to avoid losing to the worst team in the Pac-12 – and arguably the worst in college basketball at the Power Five level – but …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 4:38 p.m.
Washington State goes for the season sweep over Cal after winning the previous matchup in Pullman
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
Stanford delivered a healthy beating and dealt a historical loss to the Ernie Kent era at Washington State, drilling the Cougars 98-50 in front of an announced crowd of 3,139.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 9:34 p.m.
Stanford looks for its sixth straight win in the head-to-head series over Washington State
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 24, 2019, 10:41 a.m.
Sharp as they’ve been, the Cougars finally went dull and the Utes were effective shooting from just about every spot on the floor, connecting on 52 percent from inside the …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 9:51 p.m.
Utah looks for its 11th straight win in the head-to-head series over Washington State.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 11:04 p.m.
Over the past 13 days, the Washington State Cougars had picked up a pair of critical road victories and taken the league’s top team down to the wire in undisputedly …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
Colorado looks for its sixth straight conference win against Washington State
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 16, 2019, 10:59 p.m.
For nearly 30 minutes Saturday night, it looked and felt like the momentum Washington State stumbled on in two major road victories might carry the Cougars to a third win …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 11:02 p.m.
CJ Elleby has been a rare rookie for Washington State, and the Cougars are reaping the full benefits of his skills
Seven months into his four years at Washington State, CJ Elleby has already become something of a trend-setter for the Cougars.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 9:34 p.m.
Robert Franks collected three awards Monday for his efforts in Washington State’s road sweep of the Arizona schools and followed up with a fourth on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 12:36 p.m.
The Pac-12 award is handed out weekly throughout the three-month long regular season, but it’d been more than three years since a WSU player was recognized. Franks became the first …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 11:15 p.m.
Robert Franks matched his career high for the second straight game with 34 points and Washington State ended a 13-game losing streak against Arizona by beating the Wildcats 69-55 on …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 6:19 p.m.
Five impressions: How Robert Franks, Marvin Cannon and strong perimeter D helped Washington State stun Arizona State in Tempe
Even if the result doesn’t change the course of their season, it gave the Cougars their first win outside of Beasley Coliseum and broke up a stretch that had seen …