HOOPS: What are Ernie Kent, Cougars getting in new verbal?

ERNIE KENT picked up his first known verbal commitment in Washington State's 2017 recruiting class on Monday. So what are the Cougs getting in JUCO guard/wing Kwinton Hinson? His hudl tape shows a 6-4, 175-pounder who looks as comfortable driving the lane as he is letting fly from beyond the arc.

Let’s roll tape.

The newest Cougar basketballer looks to have been in Pullman on an official visit for the Cougs’ recent football game vs. the Ducks (pictured above).  

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Hinson also had an offer from Missouri.  On Monday, he went crimson.

As a freshman last season at Tyler Junior College, Hinson averaged 13.5 points in 28 games. He shot 45 percent from the floor and 36 percent from downtown.

Hinson, originally out of Fairmont, N.C., prepped his senior season at  Bishop Gormon High in Las Vegas.  Coming out of high school, he was rated three stars by

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