The Pack Line defense and Ken Bone

WHILE PLANNED for some time, former Cougar hoops coach Ken Bone formally stepped down this week as associate head coach at Montana after two seasons. What was surprising was a little nugget found in the Missoula newspaper’s article about the move.
April 29, 2016

Moos' top attribute in new coach: Recruiting

BILL MOOS SAID Tuesday afternoon he has the type of basketball coach he wants to bring to Pullman firmly in mind. First and foremost, Moos prizes a great recruiter.
March 18, 2014

The Highs and Lows of the Ken Bone Era at WSU

IN A MOVE predicted for months, Washington State today fired basketball coach Ken Bone after five seasons per WSU sources. Despite two years and $1.7 million remaining on his contract, his ouster was considered a foregone conclusion when it became clear the Cougs would struggle to equal last year's four Pac-12 wins. They won three. Here are CF.C's choices for the highs and lows of the Bone Era...
March 18, 2014

Moos: A change had to be made

BILL MOOS RELEASED a statement today saying that a change had to be made in the basketball head coaching position in order to revitalize the Cougar fan base, particularly the WSU student body.
March 18, 2014

Moos and Bone to meet this week

WITH SPECULATION CONTINUING to swirl concerning Ken Bone's future as men's basketball coach at Washington State, athletic director Bill Moos said Monday he will meet with Bone "early this week."
March 17, 2014

NEWSLINE: Trying season for Bone's family too

HOW KEN BONE and Washington State fared on the basketball court this season has been well chronicled. What's not as well known is what happened behind the scenes. CF.C's Michael Dugar penned this piece for the Murrow News Service that provides a window into that world.
March 14, 2014

NBA street cred and Cougs' next hoops coach

YOU CAN TALK academics or proximity to home or personal connection with the coaching staff all you want, but at the end of the day one of the most pressing factors in a high school basketball player's decision on where to play college ball is this: the school's track record of sending players to the NBA.
March 14, 2014

WSU hoops: Actually, it could have been worse

IT CAN'T HAVE BEEN easy for Ken Bone, to keep on fielding question after loaded question as the losses piled up and his job security plummeted. And it won't matter to many in a season that went from bad to worse to just plain over. But Bone actually could have made these last few months worse. Much worse.
March 13, 2014