Basketball wise, I don't have much to add to what I wrote last night. If you are looking for something other than basketball recaps, there is an interesting football article in the links below. Bud Withers spoke to a few players about the new coaching staff and specifically the new training. The article gives a little more detail into the midnight maneuvers and includes a couple interesting quotes.
Different coach now, different thrust. But, said Bucannon, "Winters weren't nearly as tough as these. I feel this is what we should have been doing two years ago."
"There's a new excitement around this program," said Simone. "You're seeing a lot of fire from guys who had become almost accustomed to not working at the level that needs to be worked at."
MBB: WSU-UW Highlights 2/25 (via WSUCougarAthletics)
Post Game Press Conference 2/25 (via WSUCougarAthletics)
Ken Bone Post Game Press Conference 2/25 (via WSUCougarAthletics)
Postgame Notes - Washington State vs. Washington - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
Washington State Notes: Marcus Capers set both a season high and personal conference-game high with 14 points...his career high is 16 done against Oregon in the Pac-10 Tournament, March 10, 2010.
Post Game Quotes - Washington State vs. Washington - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
Washington State Quotes: Head Coach Ken Bone On free throws... "We got to the line, which was critical especially with a team that shoots a very good percentage. I think we are one of the top two teams in the league percentage wise but we just didn't put them down. We made free throws in the first half. They made free throws in the second half and we didn't."
Cougars' free-throw woes aid UW victory - Spokesman.com - Feb. 25, 2012
PULLMAN – After another wild finish at Beasley Coliseum, fans filled the tunnel near the exit, their cheers echoing all the way into the media room as coaches and players answered questions from reporters.
The game that was: Washington 59, WSU 55 - SportsLink - Spokesman.com - Feb. 25, 2012
FROM PULLMAN — We have our postgame overview of Washington State's tough 59-55 loss here to Washington. Read on.
Huskies win, but get plenty of help from Cougars " Kitsap Sun
PULLMAN — You could look at Saturday's win for the Washington Huskies in two ways, depending on if you're a cynic or an optimist.
An unforgettable Apple (hoop) Cup (w/ gallery) - Northwest McClatchy - bellinghamherald.com
Here are a few random thoughts as I continue to absorb the final 10 minutes of basketball's version of the Apple Cup at home next to my lovable Coug...
Cougar Football | New WSU regime, new thrust for offseason work | Seattle Times Newspaper
PULLMAN — When Gino Simone arrived at Washington State as a touted recruit from Skyline High in the fall of 2009, he weighed 169 pounds. That year, playing slot receiver, he caught 36 passes.
Huskies | Washington women swap roles with Washington State in rematch | Seattle Times Newspaper
As fans departed into the snowy January night, many were wondering the same thing: Would the Washington State women ever defeat Washington?