WASHINGTON STATE is headed to Sacramento for the opening round as a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament seedings announced Sunday afternoon. The Cougars will face Oral Roberts, a 14 seed, on Thursday morning, with the tipoff time slated for 11:40 am PT.
March 11, 2007

Our questions and yours: Bennett answers all

IN AN INTERVIEW WITH WSU basketball coach Tony Bennett this week,'s list of questions included a few readers have posed on our Luxury Suites message board. How's Nikola Koprivica's knee? What's the scoop with Chris Matthews' playing time? How deep will the rotation be for the Pac-10 tourney? What's the buzz in recruiting? The leader of the nation's No. 13 team answers all this and more
February 28, 2007

Cougs over Dawgs: Notes from a rout

THE COUGARS' 28-point win over Washington on Saturday, 75-47, marked the largest margin of victory over the Dawgs by a WSU team since 1994. And the crowd, 11,618, was the largest in Pullman since 12,000 watched Bryan Pollard smash the backboard in a wild win over UCLA in 1983. Best of all, perhaps, is that those notable notes are just the first in a series of them achieved Saturday by the Cougs.
January 20, 2007

HOOPS ROUNDUP: Trip report, new faces

A COVETED COMBO GUARD had a "picture perfect" official visit out on the Palouse this past weekend, head man Tony Bennett and staff have picked up yet another player from a basketball-rich country, while a number of injured Cougs are on the mend and looking ready to go by the time official practices get underway in October.
September 14, 2006

Chavers catching playing time, not footballs

PULLMAN -- Growing up in football-mad Texas, Antonio Chavers caught the gridiron bug early. But visions of playing wideout for the Longhorns, Aggies or Red Raiders were derailed as a high school junior. With growing academic demands, reasoned mom and dad, there was room on the calendar for just one sport. So today, Chavers isn't catching footballs but he is grabbing more and more playing time with the Washington State basketball team.
January 23, 2006