Old Cougs making tracks around the world

WASHINGTON STATE'S men’s and women’s basketball teams made their season debuts Friday, the same day that a host of former WSU players -- or, in some cases, nearly players -- were making basketball news far and wide.
November 17, 2014

CouGals can't overcome opening punch by Griz

MISSOULA, Mont. – Montana dwarfs most states in size, but has barely 1 million residents. Judging from Wednesday night's basketball game at Dahlberg Arena, an unusually high percentage of Montana's population consists of unusually tall women who play basketball uncommonly well.
March 19, 2014

June Daugherty: 'The bench exploded'

SEATTLE – Seeding for the Pac-12 Conference women's basketball tournament would indicate that Washington State's latest and greatest victory constitutes an upset. No one at KeyArena was buying it Friday night, least of all the California Bears.
March 7, 2014

June Daugherty: 'Better fasten your seatbelt'

THE BASKETBALL spotlight at Washington State zeroed in on the women's team after last week's sweep of the Washington Huskies, and ever-enthusiastic coach June Daugherty is delighted to bask in the spotlight after so many years in the shadows.
January 13, 2014

Long crimson nightmare is over: CouGals win!

THE HEROES were many Tuesday night in Pullman as Washington State's resurgent women's basketball team improved to 3-0 in conference play with a dramatic 82-80 victory over Washington. The win ended a 19-year Cougar drought against the Dawgs.
January 7, 2014

WSU women's hoops: Corner finally turned?

TALK ABOUT impressive. Washington State's women's basketball victory over No. 10-ranked Nebraska on Saturday was especially notable because it was on the road in front of a boisterous crowd AND because star WSU sophomore Lia Galdeira only played 17 minutes due to foul trouble.
December 1, 2013

For Coug women, all eyes on upper-tier finish

PULLMAN – A renewed team chemistry, a quicker Tia Presley, and an inspired Lia Galdeira are all on tap for the 2013-14 Cougar women's basketball season. The team is healthy, confident and ready to turn some heads this season, says head coach June Daugherty.
November 6, 2013

Cougar women take page from Bennett book

WASHINGTON STATE NEEDED this one bad. The Gonzaga women had won four in a row over WSU and this would be the Cougs' last chance to show something against a well-regarded opponent before Pac-12 play begins. Facing a rowdy sellout crowd of 6,000 on the road, the Cougar women did something the old Dick Bennett teams used to do…
December 29, 2012