National Signing Day is roughly 72 hours away, but before we completely shift our focus to recruiting, we first need to recap Saturday's basketball games. There are, however, a few football links after the jump including Christian Caple's article taking a look at the new coaching staff's recruiting performance.
June Daugherty Post Game Press Conference 1-28 (via WSUCougarAthletics)
Post Game Press Conference 1/28 (via WSUCougarAthletics)
Cougs drop battle of wounded teams, 71-67 - College Sports - The Olympian - Olympia, Washington news, weather and sports
TEMPE, Ariz. – Life without Trent Lockett has been tough for Arizona State. Finally winning without him on Saturday felt extra satisfying. Carrick Felix scored 20 points, and the Sun Devils overcame a career-high 34 from Washington State’s Brock Motum to beat the Cougars, 71-67, on Saturday.
Cougars' defense struggles in loss to Arizona State - Spokesman.com - Jan. 28, 2012
TEMPE, Ariz. – This scene is becoming too familiar for the Washington State Cougars. Once again, the opponent had few answers for junior forward Brock Motum, who scored 34 points on Saturday, a career high.
The game that was: Arizona State 71, WSU 67 - SportsLink - Spokesman.com - Jan. 28, 2012
FROM PHOENIX — We made it to the airport, and have time for our quick overview of the game before our flight leaves for Spokane. Read on.
Balanced Scoring Effort Leads Cougs Past Arizona - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
PULLMAN, Wash. - Five players scored in double figures as Washington State University posted a 78-68 Pac-12 Conference victory over University of Arizona in Beasley Coliseum Saturday afternoon.
College Sports | Washington State tops Arizona, ends losing streak | Pac-12 women's basketball | Seattle Times Newspaper
PULLMAN — Jazmine Perkins had 13 points, 12 rebounds and seven steals as Washington State beat Arizona 78-68 Saturday to snap a five-game losing streak.
Cougars’ recruiting looks different under Leach - Spokesman.com - Jan. 28, 2012
At least one expert says it’s easy to see the difference between the recruiting class being constructed by Mike Leach and his staff, and the initial class put together by former coach Paul Wulff.
Cougars | How WSU coach Mike Leach assembled staff of winners | Seattle Times Newspaper
PULLMAN — Outside Dave Emerick's window, a wet snow is falling. Emerick's peering at a computer in the Washington State football offices, serving as amateur air-traffic controller, trying to get the new WSU assistants back to campus.
Cougar Football | Washington State football assistant coaches | Seattle Times Newspaper
New Washington State coach Mike Leach has a staff of 11 assistant coaches.
Cougars’ track teams dominate - Spokesman.com - Jan. 29, 2012
The Washington State men’s and women’s track and field teams outclassed the competition Saturday on the second and final day of the Cougar Indoor meet in Pullman. Both the men and women swept dual meets over UCLA, Idaho, Montana and Utah State.