Category Archives: NIT

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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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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A boost from Brock

Effective play from Australian Brock Motum has has helped Cougars crack NIT Final Four PULLMAN — Brock Motum’s plans for rubbernecking the Big Apple preceded Washington State’s recent berth in the semifinals of the National Invitation Tournament. Even if the … Continue reading

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Commentary: Cougs not doing things the easy way

PULLMAN – As if the last three months weren’t enough for Washington State hoops purists to dust off the Pepto Bismol nestled in the corner of their medicine cabinets. The first swigs of the pink bismuth would have commenced in … Continue reading

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Bound for Big Apple

WSU has to work OT, but beats Northwestern for spot in NIT Final Four at Madison Square Garden PULLMAN – In the final moments of regulation and throughout overtime, there were a series a gasps by Washington State’s contingent. The … Continue reading

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Hardships for Cougs, Northwestern

Casto suspended for WSU; Northwestern making last-minute trip to Palouse for NIT tilt PULLMAN – Members of the Northwestern men’s basketball program didn’t learn their opponent – or destination – until after midnight on Tuesday morning. They left their suburban … Continue reading

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Cougars dispatch Oklahoma State; Northwestern on deck

WSU takes apart Cowboys, will play host Wildcats in quarterfinals PULLMAN – Washington State is making the most of its consolation of a postseason. And, now, the road to Madison Square Garden will go through Pullman. The Cougars’ 74-64 win … Continue reading

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