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Farewell, Coug fans

Two years ago, then-rookie sports editor Matt Baney’s first hire could have been someone else. It could have been somebody with years of experience at a decent-sized shop or someone who went to a top-notch journalism school. Hell, Baney could … Continue reading

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Golden State takes Thompson at No. 11

Three years ago, Washington State was the only Pac-10 club bidding for the services of Klay Thompson. On Thursday night, it was Golden State which exhibited the most interest in the 6-foot-6 guard who’d established himself as the purest shooter … Continue reading

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Where will Klay land?

Backcourt ace will likely land lottery slot in today’s NBA Draft If Cleveland Cavaliers guard Baron Davis had it his way, that prized gunner from Washington State would be his running mate.

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JUCO forward signs with Cougs

Shelton, a 6-foot-9 forward, will help fill Casto’s void D.J. Shelton, a 6-foot-9, 220-pound forward from Citrus College, rounds out Washington State’s 2010-2011 recruiting class. Shelton redshirted at Cal State Fullerton before playing at Citrus, a junior college in southern … Continue reading

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Thompson opts for NBA draft

Pac-10’s leading  scorer declares, but hasn’t hired agent PULLMAN — Washington State junior guard Klay Thompson has filed the paperwork to enter the 2011 NBA draft, but has not hired an agent. Thompson, who led the Pac-10 in scoring last … Continue reading

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Casto to relinquish senior season

PULLMAN – As one Washington State junior mulls over his future in Pullman, another has made a concrete decision to exit. And it only means depletion for an already thin frontcourt. Forward DeAngelo Casto has decided to forgo his senior … Continue reading

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Gone in a New York minute

Wichita State handles Cougs in NIT semifinal NEW YORK — Basketball’s most heralded venue. Washington State’s most inept outing in recent memory. Not an ideal swan song for Klay Thompson, if he opts to forego his senior season. The Cougars’ … Continue reading

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