'Que' receives support from unlikely source

WHEN IT COMES to rivalries, there's nothing quite like the one between the Cougars and Huskies. But over a three-month period this spring, future Coug Demarquise Johnson found support from an unlikely source. Indeed, Johnson found himself living in Tacoma with someone who treated him like a brother, welcomed him into his home -- and plans to wear the purple and gold.
June 4, 2012

Bone in a Midwest recruiting frame of mind

YOU MAY HAVE heard Ken Bone's staff restructuring was done for recruiting reasons. But what exactly does that mean? Bone talked with CF.C this morning about that subject and others, including the how and why of Jeff Hironaka's new staff role. He also addressed the next steps for would-be Cougar center Richard Peters and whether Peters' Westwind Academy teammate, Demarquise Johnson, will qualify.
May 18, 2012

HOOPS RECRUITING: How close is Que?

THERE ARE TWO final opportunities to take the SAT -- and Cougar commit Demarquise Johnson, out of Westwind Academy in Phoenix, says he will have sharpened pencil in hand when the next one comes up on May 5. How close is he to qualifying? The 6-5, 185-pound jewel of Ken Bone's recruiting class talks about that and more with Cougfan.com…
April 17, 2012

'Good chance I'll be back,' Motum tells CF.C

LOS ANGELES – Washington State's basketball season might be a done deal – does the College Basketball Invitational await? – but at the very least, WSU fans can dream sweet dreams about next season and the return of junior post Brock Motum for his senior year. Motum is coming back, right? CF.C asked him the question one day after the Cougars' opening-round loss in the Pac-12 tournament.
March 8, 2012

HOOPS: Peters and Que update

PULLMAN — Given the lack of big men on the WSU roster, center Richard Peters' arrival is one of the most anticipated of the 2012 basketball class at Washington State. How are things looking for him academically – is he on track to arrive this summer out on the Palouse? We asked his prep coach about that, plus more, and about his highly rated teammate and future Coug, Demarquise Johnson…
February 16, 2012

HOOPS: Cougs sign fourth member of class

THE COUGS SIGNED their fourth member of the 2012-13 basketball class on Thursday, with 6-10 center Richard Peters out of Phoenix officially becoming a member of Ken Bone's recruiting class.
November 10, 2011

HOOPS: Bone expected to ink four this week

THE EARLY SIGNING PERIOD for hoops begins tomorrow and Ken Bone, who closed with a flourish in recent weeks, is expected to ink a class of four including a hoopster ranked in the nation's Top 150.
November 8, 2011