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Cougs have a point to make

Having advanced to the NIT Final Four in New York, WSU wants to prove it would have been a worthy NCAA choice NEW YORK — When Marcus Capers was woken by the shrill noise of his alarm clock on Saturday … Continue reading

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Cougs ready for Monson-led Long Beach State

Both teams were eyeing NCAAs, but now hope to make best of spot in NIT PULLMAN – By early February, Washington State had already garnered a grip of losses that had pundits uttering a certain tournament’s acronym that – at … Continue reading

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Will mastery of Huskies continue?

WSU opens Pac-10 tournament against Washington, looking for its third win over its rival This time a year ago, Washington State was subscribing to the theory that beating a team three times is usually a tough row to hoe. To … Continue reading

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Klay or Isaiah? It’s a partisan issue

  PULLMAN – When two of the top players in the same conference happen to share the same position, comparisons have a natural way of surfacing.

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Moore’s suspension short-lived

Point guard returns as Cougs take on Sun Devils, ‘Cats PULLMAN — From the start of Washington State’s Bay Area road swing until its tipoff with Stanford on Saturday, things had gone awry. After the Cougs extended their conference road … Continue reading

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Cougs take momentum into NorCal swing

California, Stanford on deck There was a Christmas Day loss to Butler, followed by an 0-2 showing in L.A. that wrapped up on New Year’s Eve. In the space of one week, Washington State evoked not-so-happy memories of last year’s … Continue reading

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Slow-starting Gonzaga visits Pullman

PULLMAN – Some consider it an aberrant circumstance as a product of an even brawnier-than-usual slate.  Other Gonzaga basketball boosters – even the pragmatic ones – are pointing to a spectrum of issues, like youth, lowly defense and ill-advised rotations … Continue reading

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