WASHINGTON STATE offensive guard Wade Jacobson had a number of reasons to be grateful when the NCAA granted him a medical hardship waiver so he can play as a fifth-year senior this fall. Also, Marquess Wilson touches on the subject of if he's thinking about leaving early for the NFL, plus news and notes on WSU hoops and baseball.
August 21, 2012
PULLMAN — For the Cougar basketball seniors, a group that includes Marcus Capers, Abe Lodwick, Charlie Enquist and the injured Faisal Aden, this is it, their last regular season home game in front of the Cougar Nation on Saturday. CF.C caught up with a pair of the soon-to-be graduates, and both agreed there would be no better way to go out than with a W over the cross-state rival Huskies.
February 23, 2012
THE SECOND HALF of the Cougars' Pac-12 slate just got a whole lot tougher. Guard Faisal Aden, in the Pac-12's top ten scorers, suffered a left anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear in the first half against Arizona this past Thursday. He will miss the remainder of the season.
January 31, 2012
WASHINGTON STATE'S zone defense was torched from outside Thursday by Arizona's torrid Wildcats, but the biggest blow may have been the loss of reigning national and Pac-12 Player of the Week Faisal Aden. The senior guard went down with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee and is out indefinitely.
January 26, 2012
CHANGE MIGHT NOT seem necessary with Washington State coming off its most successful week of the season, besting the two first place teams in the Pac-12. But some might argue that bringing the Pac-12 Player of the Week off the bench does not add up, either. Coach Ken Bone discussed the starting lineup and more during his Tuesday teleconference as the Cougars prepare for Thursday's game at Arizona.
January 24, 2012
PULLMAN – The Pacific-12 Conference basketball season is a marathon, not a sprint. That fact had not escaped the Washington State Cougars as they prepared for games with Stanford and California. Still, a 1-4 start in league play, capped by a second-half collapse at Washington, made the Cougars appear more than a little bit vulnerable.
January 22, 2012