Hot Cougar Action: Men's basketball hosts Utah

William Mancebo

Can the Cougars notch their first Pac-12 win of the season at home against Utah on Wednesday? Let's hope so.

Men's basketball

Is the fourth time the charm? The Cougars will attempt to snap a three-game Pac-12 losing streak against Utah on Wednesday at Friel Court. The Cougars are 0-3 while the Utes are 0-4 in conference play so someone is getting off the schneid.

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Cougars and Utes Battle Wednesday at Beasley Coliseum - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
COUGARS AND UTES BATTLE WEDNESDAY: Washington State University men's basketball (9-7, 0-3) and Utah (8-8, 0-4) are each in search of its first Pac-12 win of the season as the Cougars host the Utes Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Beasley Coliseum.

Lacy working to regain touch - Spokesman.com - Jan. 15, 2013

PULLMAN – DaVonte Lacy caught pass after pass, moving from the corner to the wing to the top of the key, jumping, flicking his wrist and releasing shot after shot after shot prior to Washington State’s practice on Tuesday.

Utes face a couple of challenges at Washington State | Deseret News

PULLMAN, Wash. — Utah faces two big challenges Wednesday night at Washington State.

Utes still searching for first Pac-12 win - Block U

Struggling Utah will play at Washington State tonight.

Pac-12 Power Rankings Week 2: Oregon Rises To Top - House of Sparky

10. Washington State Cougars (9-7, 0-3) - The Cougars have lost three games in a row, two by single digits. Brock Motum continues to be one of the best kept secrets in the conference, as he is averaging 19.1 PPG and shooting 48% from the floor. Last Week: 9

Tuesday with Ken Bone - SportsLink - Spokesman.com - Jan. 15, 2013
FROM PULLMAN — Our story is filed in advance of tomorrow's game and we have some more notes for you from caoch Ken Bone's press conference on Tuesday. Read on.

WSU Men's Basketball: Ken Bone Press Conference Jan. 15 (via WSUCougarAthletics)

Football

Ted Miller got bold on Tuesday and predicted the Cougars will win five games next season.

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Pac-12 bold predictions for 2013 - College Football Nation Blog - ESPN
Washington State will go 5-7 in Year 2 under Mike Leach: And Cougs fans will be reasonably encouraged, particularly when the offense starts to look Leachian.

Women's basketball

The Cougars mounted a comeback late, but were unable to make up for a slow start and lost to Washington on Tuesday. That, of course, would be WSU's 35th straight loss to the Huskies. The good news is the Cougars won't have to wait long for another chance to break the streak. The two teams will play again on Sunday.

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Huskies beat Cougars for 35th straight time | UW women's basketball | Huskies | The Seattle Times
As rivalries go, Tuesday's matchup between Washington and Washington State had as much excitement as sitting in traffic.

Washington women defeat Washington State 60-53 - seattlepi.com
SEATTLE (AP) — Jazmine Davis scored 21 points and Washington defeated Washington State 60-53 Tuesday night.

WSU athletics

A few former WSU coaches have made some moves recently. Howie Stalwick has the roundup of who's going where.

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Former UW, WSU coaches shuffle jobs " Kitsap Sun
Former Washington State Cougars and Washington Huskies have been caught up in the flood of coaching moves at the college and pro levels.

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