PULLMAN -- One thing the Cougs appear to have proven in the preseason is that they are stronger physically, and mentally, than a year ago. The future looks bright but still, WSU lacks proven veterans. One Cougar who is cut from the veteran cloth turned down a contract from an American League baseball team last spring. And it wasn't the first time he chose Wazzu over professional baseball.
August 28, 2009
BEN JOHNSON, a close friend of Tony Bennett's since childhood, has elected to remain at Washington State as an assistant men's basketball coach. Ken Bone, Bennett's replacement as head coach, made the announcement Thursday afternoon on KJR radio of Seattle.
April 9, 2009
DAVID CHADWICK, the 6-8 power forward out of North Carolina who signed a Letter of Intent to Washington State, says his future -- in Pullman or otherwise -- will be dictated by the system the next WSU hoops coach brings to Pullman. And Chadwick says he knows exactly the kind of style that can make best use of his skills.
April 3, 2009
WASHINGTON STATE freshman forward DeAngelo Casto told a Spokane television station that several players cried Monday afternoon during an emotional meeting with Tony Bennett when the coach informed the team that he was leaving for Virginia. The big shot blocker also talked about his future, while the parent of another notable freshman weighed in as well.
March 30, 2009
CHARLOTTE -- David Chadwick, the 6-9 All-State forward from North Carolina who will be suiting up for WSU next season, has only vague recollections of the NBA ballplayer that used to hang out at the Chadwick house. But the miracle of technology has preserved a glimpse -- a classic one, in fact -- of the toddler David being "rescued" from an Atlantic Ocean surf by the Charlotte Hornets guard.
March 18, 2009