Hot Cougar Action: Monday morning trivia

"Hmm that's a tough trivia question" - Ken Bone, probably - USA TODAY Sports

It was a rough weekend for WSU but we still attempt to find something positive for today's trivia question.

I usually stick to football and basketball for the weekly trivia questions, but with the men's basketball team struggling we're going to take a stab at baseball trivia today. It fits well as the Cougars are playing well and spring training is underway.

Q1: Three WSU baseball players went on to record at least 1,000 hits in the Major Leagues. Who were they?

Q2: Who was the last WSU player to play in a MLB game and what team did they play for?

Men's basketball:

If someone created a checklist of predictable things WSU would do in a basketball game this season, Sunday's game against Washington had to cross off the entire list.

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WSU's losing streak hits nine - Spokesman.com - March 3, 2013
SEATTLE – It’s been more than a month now since Washington State won a basketball game. And after the Cougars welcomed March in the same manner in which they slogged through February, coach Ken Bone stood against a wall Sunday in Hec Edmundson Pavilion’s lower concourse and tried to explain how his players are still as locked in as possible despite the program’s longest losing streak in a decade.

Cougars find way to lose lead yet again " Kitsap Sun
SEATTLE — The Washington State Cougars may not be great basketball players, but they are superb magicians.

WSU coach Ken Bone: ‘At the end of the game, they were critical mistakes’ | UW Huskies Insider - The News Tribune
WSU Head Coach Ken Bone Overview: The kids played hard, but we made mistakes, on the offensive end especially. At the end of the game they were critical mistakes that gave Washington the opportunity to have more possessions than we had, and that makes it difficult to win ball games.

Postgame Notes - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
Washington State Notes: · Brock Motum led WSU with 18 points...he has scored double figures in all 29 games this season...scored double-figures in 29-straight games.

Tale of the tape: Washington 72, WSU 68 - SportsLink - Spokesman.com - March 3, 2013
FROM SEATTLE — It was another close loss for Washington State. Seems like that's been written here before. But that's how it was again here earlier today, as the Cougars lost 72-68 to Washington. Read on for our recap.

UW men rally past Washington State | Husky basketball | Husky Basketball | The Seattle Times
Scott Suggs' celebratory gesture did all of the talking for a team that has been accused of being too laid back much of this season.

Baseball:

It was a rough Sunday for WSU as the men's basketball team lost its ninth straight game while the baseball team had its eight-game winning streak snapped.

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Cougar Baseball Loses to Cal State Northridge - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
PULLMAN, Wash. - Cal State Northridge scored five times in the top of the third inning and defeated Washington State 5-3 in nonconference baseball, Sunday at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Women's basketball:

A look ahead to Thursday's Pac-12 Tournament game against Arizona State.

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Cougars To Face Arizona State in Opening Round of Pac-12 Tournament - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - The Washington State University women's basketball team will face Arizona State University in Thursday's opening round of the Pac-12 Conference Tournament at KeyArena in Seattle. Tipoff is slated for 6 p.m. and will be televised by the Pac-12 Networks.

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