Longrus and Hawkinson Named to NABC Honors CourtWashington State University men’s basketball graduate, Junior Longrus, and rising-senior, Josh Hawkinson, have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, recognizing those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2015-16 season, the organization announced Tuesday.
Police Investigate If WSU Football Players Involved In FightPolice commander Chris Tennant says police have confirmed that football players were present at the party, but not if they were involved in the brawl early Saturday morning.
Pac-12 Announces Men’s Basketball Weekly MatchupsWashington State men’s basketball will open the 2016-17 Pac-12 season at Washington, the Pac-12 Conference announced Tuesday, along with the weekly conference matchups and site designations.
Cougars to Embark on Italian Foreign TourThe Washington State University men’s basketball team will team up with Basketball Travelers, Inc. for a 10-day international tour of Italy, August 4-14, head coach Ernie Kent announced.
Baynes and Motum Selected to Australian Olympic Men’s Basketball TeamFormer Washington State University men’s basketball standouts, Aron Baynes and Brock Motum, have been chosen for the 12-man 2016 Australian Olympic Men’s Basketball Team, also known as the Boomers, Basketball Australia announced Monday.
Pac-12 All-Star Games Versus Australian National Team to be TelevisedIn line with the Pac-12 Global initiative, Pac-12 Networks will televise the men’s basketball exhibition games between the Pac-12 All-Star team, featuring WSU rising-senior forward Josh Hawkinson, and the Australian Men’s National Team - known as the Australian Boomers - July 12 and July 14. The games are part of the Boomers’ preparation for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Junior Longrus to Join the Men’s Basketball StaffAn important part of the Washington State men’s basketball team as a student-athlete the last four years, Junior Longrus, will join the staff as the team’s graduate manager
Cougars Add Keith Langston Beginning in 2016-17Keith Langston (6-5, 190, Guard – Chicago, Ill./Chabot College-Calif.) has signed a Financial Aid Agreement and will join the Washington State University men’s basketball program beginning with the 2016-17 season, head coach Ernie Kent announced Monday.
Josh Hawkinson to Head to Australia with Pac-12 All-Star TeamWashington State University men’s basketball rising-senior, Josh Hawkinson, was chosen as one of 12 Pac-12 men’s basketball student-athletes to travel to Melbourne, Australia for a series of cultural experiences and exhibition games against the Australia Men’s Basketball Team in July as part of a Pac-12 All-Star Men’s Basketball Team, the league announced Tuesday.
Clifford, Hawkinson and Iroegbu to Return to WSUWashington State University men’s basketball rising-seniors Conor Clifford, Josh Hawkinson and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn their names from the NBA Draft and will return for their senior seasons, they each announced Tuesday.
Men’s Basketball to Play Two-Year Series with Kansas StateWashington State men’s basketball will face a Big 12 opponent for the 10th and 11th-consecutive years as it has reached a two-year agreement to play Kansas State beginning with a Dec. 10, 2016 meeting at the Sprint Center at Kansas City, the two schools announced Monday. The return contest will take place at Spokane Arena, Dec. 20, 2017.
Washington State to Face Creighton at Paradise JamWashington State University men’s basketball will face 2016 NIT Tournament-participant, Creighton, in its first game of the 2016 Paradise Jam, Friday, Nov. 18 at 5:30 p.m. PST/9:30 p.m. AST (Atlantic Standard Time), at the University of the Virgin Islands at St. Thomas, Basketball Travelers, Inc., announced Friday.