AFTER TWELVE DAYS, the bitter taste of the WSU women’s basketball team’s loss to Eastern Washington in the WNIT is starting to wane. As a player, you critique every aspect of a game, whether you win or lose -- everything from the precision of the angles of your offensive cuts and field-goal percentage, to your defensive footwork and execution of the game plan written on the white board in pregame.
March 30, 2015
I LOVE BOX scores. The expression of an entire game in just a few square inches. In hoops, points and rebounds are the last numbers I look at. I prefer the nitty gritty, like minutes played, turnovers-to-assists, and field-goal accuracy. I wasn’t able to catch the live stream of Washington State’s last-second WNIT loss to EWU, but I did devour the box score. And this is what screamed out at me.
March 20, 2015
THE SILENCE IS deafening. Bill Moos' search for a new men's basketball coach has to rank as one of the most stealth-like talent pursuits in years. Speculation abounds, but honest-to-goodness, verifiably sourced information connecting specific names to the job just isn't out there. What that leads me to believe is this ...
March 27, 2014
SHE NOT ONLY dunks, but is named after the Greek goddess of victory. Nike McClure, a 6-3 senior forward from W.F. West High in Chehalis, has signed her letter of intent to play basketball at Washington State. She is one of four players – three prepsters and one overseas athlete – who today inked their allegiance to June Daugherty and WSU for the class of 2014.
November 13, 2013