HOT COUGAR ACTION: Can WSU Break The ASU Winning Streak?

Is it just me or did anyone else not realize WSU has lost seven straight games to ASU? Sure there have been some recent frustrating losses, but seven straight? All that will come to a end tomorrow and here are three reasons why.

1. Last season more than a few people thought the Cougs might beat ASU. They then got trounced 42-0. This season 77 percent of you are picking ASU. Based on the latest CougCenter polling data, teams picked to win in the weekly poll lose 100 percent of the time by an average score of 30-7. Suck on those numbers Sun Devils!

2. Arizona State has an all-time record of 2-3 in games played in Pullman during the month of November. They already have a 60 percent chance of losing the minute they step off the plane.

3. WSU is 6-3-2 in their last 11 games played on November 12. Bowl eligible without even needing to play 12 games. Sparky picked the wrong day to mess with the Cougs.

Sun Devils in the Palouse, and Week 11 in the Pac-12 - ArizonaSports.com
Arizona State (6-3, 4-2) at Washington State (3-6, 1-5) - Saturday 8:30 p.m. at Martin Stadium - How will ASU react after a lackluster and difficult loss at UCLA last week? Good question.

Cougars plan to play redshirt frosh at QB " Kitsap Sun
Coach Paul Wulff says the future is bright for Washington State football, and part of that future will be pushed into the present when redshirt freshman quarterback Connor Halliday sees action Saturday against Arizona State.

Wulff facing heat - Moscow-Pullman Daily News: Sports: paul wulff, hot seat, washington state football, alex hoffman-ellis,
It’s been water cooler talk for over a year and now seems to be the topic of every Cougar fan and local radio show’s conversation: Should Washington State fire coach Paul Wulff at the end of the season?

Moos gets trip home as part of ASU journey
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Bo Moos was destined to play college football the moment he first saw the bright lights of the world.

Sentimental game for Bo and Bill Moos - Spokesman.com - Nov. 10, 2011

PULLMAN – Bill Moos was between jobs. So he was spending some time with an old friend, Dennis Erickson, in Coeur d’Alene.

This week's Pac-12 picks - Spokesman.com - Nov. 9, 2011

Arizona State at Washington State (ASU by 12.5): The Sun Devils will not see the sun this Saturday, I’m pretty sure of that. After spending all day in the cold, they’ll have to go play in it. Will it help the Cougars pull an upset? ASU, 30-24.

Cougars | Cougars will honor former linebacker Steve Gleason on Saturday | Seattle Times Newspaper

Months ago, Steve Gleason made the phone call to Grady Emmerson, two Washington State linebackers of the late 1990s forged together in purpose and experience.

With Klay Thompson, DeAngelo Casto gone, Cougars will rely on team concept - Spokesman.com - Nov. 10, 2011

PULLMAN – It’s seems as if it’s all in the numbers. Start with the statistical subtractions (minus 1,128 points, 403 rebounds, 2,119 minutes) from last season’s two junior stars, Klay Thompson and DeAngelo Casto. Both left WSU a year early, Thompson for the NBA draft and Casto for pro ball in Turkey.

2011-12 Washington State Cougars Basketball Preview - SB Nation Seattle

Nov 10, 2011 - The Cougars finished their 2010-11 campaign with a sour taste in their mouths, suffering a 31-point blowout to Wichita State in the semifinals of the National Invitational Tournament at Madison Square Garden. Not much success is expected of Head Coach Ken Bone's squad who will begin his third season at the helm for the Cougars. Washington St. was picked to finish tenth in the Pac-12 coaches poll

WSU signs post player | KING5.com Seattle

PULLMAN, Wash. -- Washington State basketball coach Ken Bone has signed a post player to a national letter of intent for next season.

Cougars Add Richard Peters to Signing Class - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site

PULLMAN, Wash. - Richard Peters (6-10, 250, C, Phoenix/Westwind Prep International) has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Washington State University men's basketball team next season, head coach Ken Bone announced Thursday. Peters joins the class of Brett Boese, DeMarquise `Que' Johnson and Richard Longrus, Jr., who each signed an NLI Wednesday.

Key games for WSU - Spokesman.com - Nov. 10, 2011

At Gonzaga, Nov. 14: The Cougars agreed to open the season with the 23rd-ranked Zags so the game could kick off ESPN’s 24 hours of basketball. Playing your backyard neighbor in an opener with a radically different lineup is a tough assignment.

Fenter leads WSU soccer into NCAAs - Spokesman.com - Nov. 10, 2011

Matt Potter believes if a soccer player is good enough, she’s old enough – no matter how young she might be. 

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