Elson Floyd, the popular president of Washington State University whose influence in higher education and politics spread beyond the school in rural eastern Washington, has died from complications of colon cancer. He was 59.
Athletic director Bill Moos made the announcement on Wednesday.
The Cougars will have 15 practice dates in Pullman and play the annual Crimson and Gray game on April 25 in Spokane
Andrew Andrews capped a career-high, 35-point game by draining a game-winning 3-point basket with 2.7 seconds left in Washington’s 87-84 victory over Washington State.
Dexter Kernick-Drew led the Cougars (10-13, 4-7) with 18 points off the bench
Washington State (8-7, 2-1 Pac-12) handed the Huskies (11-4, 0-3) their four consecutive loss after an 11-0 start
The Cougars (7-2) trailed most of the way in a turnover-and foul-filled contest that Presley and Washington State coach June Daugherty described as “ugly”
Ike Iroegbu scored 14 points for the Cougars (4-4), who led 52-26 at the half. Ryan Bowie topped UTSA (3-4) with 22 points
The Vandals bolted to a 14-2 lead and, except for brief periods early in the second half, led the rest of the game
Washington coach Chris Petersen had barely sat down Monday when he started getting peppered with questions about coaching in his first Apple Cup