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Ernie Kent off and running as new basketball coach

It took a while, but the search for Ken Bone's replacement came to the end that seemed inevitable all along as the former Oregon coach has taken over the program. Now he hits the road to recruit.

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Kent adds dynamic playmaker to recruiting class

The diminutive point guard from California becomes the fourth commit to the 2014 class.

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HCA: WSU lands a commitment from Trevor Dunbar

WSU added a verbal commitment and it's safe to say he is good at dribbling the ball.

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Isabell released from LOI, not coming to WSU

Despite reaffirming his commitment recently, Tramaine Isabell won't be making his way to Pullman next year afterall.

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HCA: Ny Redding commits, Jackie Davis signs

Ernie Kent and his coaching staff were busy on Monday, getting one player signed and securing another verbal commitment.

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Isabell affirms his commitment to WSU hoops

The top recruit in the 2014 basketball class tells Cougfan.com that he wants to play for Ernie Kent.

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HCA: Ernie Kent lands his 1st verbal commitment

The Cougars filled one of their four open scholarships, landing a commitment from a junior college power forward.

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Signing period begins: Kent out to fill 4 spots

With a flurry of moves announced on Tuesday, WSU basketball has some space for Ernie Kent to remake the roster immediately.

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Woolridge, Hunter to transfer

Let the remake of WSU basketball's roster under Ernie Kent begin.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Road of Ernie Kent

Ernie Kent's road to Pullman wasn't Highway 26. He came through Oregon, California, Colorado and even Saudi Arabia. We present a visual narrative of Ernie's journey to today.

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Did WSU get a good buy in hiring Ernie Kent?

We get an intimate look at WSU's new basketball coach from someone who followed him for years: David Piper at SB Nation's Addicted to Quack.

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HCA: Ernie Kent wins the press conference

The introductory press conference was Ernie Kent's first official act as WSU's head coach and he's off to a good start.

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Ernie Kent meets the students

Coach Kent addressed the crowd and talked about how he plans on connecting with the student body as the basketball coach.

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Listen to a replay of the CougCenter Hour

WSU makes it official with the hiring of Ernie Kent. We have our reaction and talk about what you can expect from the new men's basketball head coach.

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WSU introduces Ernie Kent

Ernie Kent held his introductory press conference on Wednesday, discussing why he took the job and his plan for turning the men's basketball program around.

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Kent news conference to be streamed at 2 p.m.

The initial press conference will be at 2 p.m. PDT at Beasley Coliseum - find streaming information below - with a student event to follow.

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HCA: The Internet reacts to Ernie Kent

Bill Moos said he wanted to enthuse and excite the fanbase with the next coaching hire, did he?

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The pros and cons of hiring Ernie Kent

Ernie Kent is officially the new basketball coach, let's look at the good and the bad.

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Kent: 'Bill Moos has a vision,' gets 5-year deal

However, there are no reports yet on Kent's annual salary, which is expected to be disclosed on Wednesday.

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Ernie Kent becomes 18th WSU basketball coach

In the end, athletics director Bill Moos decides to go with a coach he knows well.

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Bill Moos talks coaching search and more

Bill Moos hopped on the radio and gave a very brief update on WSU's search for a new men's basketball coach.

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Leon Rice now officially out of the running at WSU

It appears WSU's last-ditch effort to land its preferred candidate has failed. What does it mean?

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It's HAMBONE time for WSU basketball

No more fretting, Bill Moos. We've got the answer for Washington State basketball right here.

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Rice still in play? Moos, Floyd seem to think so

Despite reports that Rice was staying at Boise State, WSU appears to be continuing its pursuit.

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REPORT: Rice won't be next basketball coach

The coach who took Boise State to the NCAA tournament a season ago has decided not to return to his alma mater.

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HCA: The Morning After Leon Rice

If you went to bed early last night and thought Leon Rice would be the next WSU Men's Basketball Coach, you thought wrong. Sources confirmed Rice will be staying at Boise State.

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Leon Rice reportedly interviewed for WSU job

The current Boise State head coach and Washington State alumni looks to be the front runner for the job.

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WSU has reportedly offered men's basketball job

Bill Moos has reportedly extended an offer that has yet to be accepted.

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Whose stock is up in the coaching search?

There's not a lot of information coming out of Bohler Gym these days, but that won't stop us from trying to read the tea leaves in the internet rumors.

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WSU hopes to have new coach in '10-14 days'

On his radio show, WSU AD Bill Moos said he hopes to have the new head coach of the WSU basketball program very soon.

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A look at the recruiting situation Kent inherits

A change of coaches almost had to happen to salvage the 2015 class. But job No. 1 for Ken Bone's replacement will be convincing Tramaine Isabell to stick with his commitment.

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CougCenter Hour replay: Who is your next coach?

The inevitable happened: Bill Moos relieved Ken Bone of his duties as head basketball coach. The question now is: where do we go from here?

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'System' coach? That's exactly what WSU needs

With Ken Bone officially out at WSU, we examine why Bill Moos should be looking for coach with a clearly defined "system." The reasons, though, might not be what you think -- and it might lead to an unexpected place.

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Moos: WSU needs to 'revitalize (the) fan base'

Ken Bone is out as WSU's head coach but talked about the state of the team before he left, while Bill Moos discussed the move.

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Sizing up the potential candidates to replace Bone

Who might athletics director Bill Moos be looking at to replace Ken Bone, whom he fired today? We take a look at some of the possible candidates.

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