September 2, 2013 |
It has been awhile, but USC will finally get a look at - and a test against - improved Washington State in a Pac-12 Conference opener Saturday at the Coliseum. Because of Pac-12 scheduling rotations, USC is playing the Cougars for the first time in three years. And Washington State under pass-happy second-year Coach Mike Leach appears to be a different program than it was under former coach Paul Wulff . In 2010, USC defeated the undermanned Cougars, 50-16, at Pullman, Wash.
April 7, 2009 |
The Pacific 10 Conference's two men's basketball coaching vacancies were filled Monday when Sean Miller of Xavier was hired by Arizona and Ken Bone of Portland State was hired by Washington State. Miller accepted the head coaching job at Arizona to end the Wildcats' sometimes frustrating search for a high-profile successor for Hall of Fame member Lute Olson.
January 22, 2010
Up next VS. WASHINGTON STATE Saturday, 1 p.m., Pauley Pavilion, Prime Ticket The Cougars nearly swept the Bruins last season . UCLA lost only three conference home games the last two seasons but has already lost two this season. -- Chris Foster
August 22, 2012 |
SEATTLE -- A Washington state man is scheduled to appear Wednesday in federal court here after being taken into custody for allegedly threatening President Obama via an email to the FBI, authorities said. The man, identified as Anton Caluori, 31, was arrested following a brief struggle after the U.S. Secret Service and police from the city of Federal Way, south of Seattle, confronted him at his apartment door Tuesday afternoon. He answered the door carrying a shotgun, according to police.
November 10, 2012 |
UCLA 44, Washington State36 (final) Now I feel bad about saying Washington State had little talent. That was a cheap shot born of frustration because of undisciplined play by both sides and officiating that was losing control of the game. The Cougars do have some talent, and it's giving the kind of effort that will probably save the team from a post-game Mike Leach rant. Note: we did say probably. At the end it was a one possession game. The Cougars passed for 456 yards and outgained UCLA in total offense by 193 yards.
November 9, 2012 |
One way to drive up UCLA Coach Jim Mora's blood pressure this week was to say three letters … U …S … C. The 17th-ranked Bruins play the Trojans next Saturday. First comes woeful Washington State and Mora has demanded his players focus on the task at hand rather than the team from across town. Staff writer Chris Foster (mostly) does exactly that in examining the Bruins vs. Cougars matchups and story lines: Double trouble The best quarterback-running back duo in the Pac-12 Conference - outside of Eugene, Ore. - is UCLA's Brett Hundley and Johnathan Franklin.