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UPDATED: Tue., March 3, 2020

Breaking down potential first-round matchups for Washington State at the Pac-12 Tournament

From most favorable (5) to least favorable (1), we list each of the teams the Cougars could square off with one week from now.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Washington snaps 9-game losing streak, pummels California 87-52

Nahziah Carter scored 16 points, Isaiah Stewart had 15 and Washington snapped a nine-game losing streak with an 87-52 win over Cal.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 19, 2020

Without Isaac Bonton, Washington State offense stays stagnant in 66-57 loss to California

Bonton’s been key in helping create opportunities for his Washington State teammates and he’s one of just a few Cougars who can manufacture offense for himself. Which is why Bonton’s …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020

Washington State’s Anthony Gordon lights up Senior Bowl with 2 TDs, Spokane’s Evan Weaver anchors North defense in 34-17 win

Wearing the No. 3 on his back as a tribute to former friend and teammate Tyler Hilinski, Gordon completed 8 of 12 passes for two touchdowns and no interceptions, splitting …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 11, 2020

Matt Bradley banks in game-winner to lift California past Washington

Matt Bradley banked in a 3-pointer with 6 seconds remaining in overtime, lifting California to a 61-58 win over Washington on Saturday night.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020

Fueled by big first-half run, Cal holds off Washington State 73-66

Through much of Thursday night’s game against the Cougars, the Golden Bears, who’d opened the year with a 6-8 record and a 16-point loss to Stanford, looked to be the …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020

CJ Elleby, Washington State visit California in Pac-12 road opener

Two sophomore guards will be on display as CJ Elleby and Washington State will face Matt Bradley and Cal.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 30, 2019

College football bowl roundup: Chase Garbers’ big day leads Cal past Illinois in Redbox Bowl

Chase Garbers threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score, leading California to a 35-20 win over Illinois on Monday at the Redbox Bowl in Santa Clara, California.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019

Former Eastern Washington coach Beau Baldwin announced as Cal Poly head coach

Baldwin spent the past three seasons as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at California.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 11, 2019

Mike Leach encourages media to ‘carefully analyze’ officiating blunder from Washington State-Cal game

Mike Leach wasn’t interested in wiring any money to Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott on Monday, so, true to form, the Washington State coach held his tongue when asked to comment …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 10, 2019

Head official suspended, others downgraded after Pac-12 acknowledges critical error in Washington State-Cal game

One official has been suspended and others have been downgraded for making what the Pac-12 determined a “breakdown in officiating mechanics and communication” during the third quarter of Washington State’s …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 10, 2019

Washington State rewind: Justin Wilcox, Beau Baldwin provide more headaches for Cougars in 33-20 loss

We dive into Washington State’s problems against the Wilcox/Baldwin duo, look at the third down woes and grade the offensive line in the latest edition of the rewind.

Yet again, Washington State’s defense doomed by explosive plays

Mike Leach has grown fatigued talking about the explosive plays Washington State’s defense has allowed this season. The sheer volume would be enough to keep any head coach, defensive coordinator …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

Analysis: Washington State’s season takes another unfortunate turn in 33-20 loss to California

The Cougars lost 33-20 to the Golden Bears at Memorial Coliseum, giving up more than 30 points to a team that hadn’t scored that many since Nov. 24, 2018. Until …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

Difference makers: Devon Modster shines as California offense finds spark against Washington State

Difference makers from California’s 33-20 win over Washington State at California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, California.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

TV Take: Plenty of ‘wacky’ moments in California’s 33-20 victory over Washington State

Washington State’s bowl hopes took a hit Saturday night in Berkeley, driven back by a California defense that limited the Cougars to two touchdowns and forced two turnovers en route …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

Washington State defensive tackle Will Rodgers III misses first game since 2017 with undisclosed injury

The D-tackle’s absence loomed large as the Cougars gave up 33 points to a Cal team that hadn’t scored more than 28 in a game this season. They recorded two …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

Recap and highlights: Devon Modster leads Cal to win over Washington State

The Cougars trailed the entirety of the game and couldn’t pull off a late comeback against California, losing their fourth consecutive road game, 33-20, to the Golden Bears Saturday night …

The pick: Why Washington State will beat Cal

With just one exception – a rainy game in Utah when WSU’s offense was without Brandon Arconado – the Cougars have scored at least 30 points in every game this …

Devon Modster announced as starting quarterback for Cal against Washington State

There had been some speculation as to whether it would be Modster or freshman Spencer Brasch starting against the Cougars, due to an unspecified injury that kept Modster out of …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019

Each missing something the other has, Washington State and Cal look to get back on track

Mike Leach and Justin Wilcox would never admit to envy, but if they could each borrow something from the other’s football program, it’s hard to imagine they’d pass up the …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019

Two-minute drill: Keys to victory for Washington State against California

The keys to a potential victory for Washington State against Cal Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

Analysis: Third-down shortcomings rank as minor knock against Washington State’s efficient offense

After reviewing film of the Washington State loss to Oregon, Max Borghi lamented the Cougars’ struggles on third down.

California’s Evan Weaver – college football’s leading tackler – is boldly wearing No. 89 as an homage to Gonzaga Prep, Spokane

At the outset of every season, as Dave McKenna is gifting jersey numbers to his varsity football players at Gonzaga Prep, the Bullpups coach has to be somewhat meticulous.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Washington State mailbag: On Jayden de Laura, Mike Leach-to-Florida State speculation, Beau Baldwin’s woes at Cal and Cougs’ missing linebackers

Will Washington State’s lastest quarterback commit stay crimson? Will the Seminoles phone Mike Leach? And what’s up with Dominick Silvels and Dillon Sherman? We tackle all of the above in …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019

Washington State’s Trey Tinsley has been important figure, friend to Anthony Gordon even after conceding QB job

When Anthony Gordon arrived at Washington State in 2016, he was unsure what type of relationship he’d forge with Trey Tinsley, another quarterback who’d taken a similar path to the …

First look: Washington State at Cal

Washington State (4-4, 1-4) will try to move one game closer to bowl eligibility and climb out of the Pac-12 North cellar when it faces a California (4-4, 1-4) team …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 28, 2019

Late afternoon kickoff set for Nov. 9 game between Washington State, Cal

Both teams are on bye weeks right now and will enter the Pac-12 North matchup with identical records, both overall (4-4) and in conference play (1-4). The Golden Bears are …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 26, 2019

Pac-12 football roundup: Joshua Kelley, UCLA run over No. 24 Arizona State

Joshua Kelley scored a career-high four touchdowns and rushed for 164 yards to lead UCLA to a 42-32 victory over No. 24 Arizona State in Pasadena, California, on Saturday night.

Pac-12 football roundup: No. 13 Oregon rallies to defeat Cal 17-7

Justin Herbert threw for 214 yards and a late touchdown to extend his streak of consecutive games with a scoring pass to 33, and No. 13 Oregon overcame an uncharacteristically …