Coming off a 1-3 series against UTSA, starting a three-game series at No. 14 ASU did not look promising for WSU. I have no idea what happened between the end of the UTSA and Friday, but the Cougars got off to a good start against ASU, knocking off the Sun Devils 15-4 on Friday.
A single win may not seem like much, but consider it was WSU's second win their last 18 games at ASU. Another win on Saturday would make the roadtrip a success despite the UTSA debacle.
Cougars Upend Fourteenth-Ranked Sun Devils to Open Pac-12 - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
TEMPE, Ariz. - Collin Slaybaugh collected four hits and Joe Pistorese pitched into the seventh inning as Washington State open Pac-12 play with a 15-4 victory over No. 14 Arizona State at Packard Stadium, Friday night.
Cougs whip No. 14 Sun Devils - Spokesman.com - March 16, 2013
Collin Slaybaugh had four hits and drove in three runs and the Washington State baseball team opened Pac-12 play with a 15-4 throttling of No. 14 Arizona State on Friday in Tempe, Ariz.
ASU baseball can’t stop Cougars’ bats in Pac-12 opener
TEMPE -- Arizona State baseball coach Tim Esmay did all he could to get a game in last Friday so pitching ace Trevor Williams could stay on his weekly schedule.
More hot seat talk!
Hot Seat Index: Pac-12 - CBSSports.com
Washington State: Ken Bone -- Took over a tough situation, but the Cougars have struggled in his four seasons. They won 22 games his second season but haven't cracked the top seven in the other three years. His contract expires at the end of 2015-16, and he needs to turn things next season. HOT SEAT INDEX: 6
WSU alum Brandon Gibson is headed to Miami after signing a three-year deal with the Dolphins.
Brandon Gibson, Miami Dolphins strike 3-year contract - NFL.com
The Miami Dolphins add another wide receiver in Brandon Gibson, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported Friday. His agent announced his client has signed a three-year contract.