Hot Cougar Action: Apple Cup trivia

Russ Isabella-US PRESSWIRE

Links and trivia as 2012 Apple Cup week kicks off.

Apple Cup week is here and what better way to kick it off than a few Apple Cup themed trivia questions. Today's three questions focus on the best individual offensive performances in Apple Cup history.

Q1: Which WSU quarterback holds the single game Apple Cup record for passing yards?

Q2: Which WSU running back holds the single game Apple Cup record for rushing yards?

Q3: Which WSU wide receiver holds the single game Apple Cup record for receiving yards?

With the game scheduled for Friday, the weekly schedule got pushed ahead one day which means Mike Leach and two players met the media on Sunday. Those videos are below along with additional links. And of course those of you focused on the basketball team's game against Kansas can find Craig's preview right here

WSU Football: Mike Leach Press Conference Nov. 18 (via WSUCougarAthletics)

WSU Football: Deone Bucannon Press Conference Nov. 18 (via WSUCougarAthletics)

WSU Football: Carl Winston Press Conference Nov. 18 (via WSUCougarAthletics)

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Football

WSU linebackers coach interviewing for head coaching job at Idaho " Kitsap Sun
Washington State linebackers coach Jeff Choate was scheduled to interview Sunday for the head coaching job at Idaho, according to multiple media reports.

Huskies open as 10.5-point favorites in Apple Cup | Husky Football Blog | The Seattle Times
The opening Las Vegas lines for next week are out , and Washington is a 10.5-point favorite in the Apple Cup Friday at WSU. You can see that the line has gone to 11 at one sports book.

Washington at WSU - Spokesman.com - Nov. 19, 2012
What it means for WSU: This is the Cougars’ last chance to build some kind of optimism heading into the offseason. It seems that regardless of their record, and regardless of how well or how poorly they’re playing leading up to it, the Apple Cup always brings out the Cougars’ best effort.

QB starter up in air for Cougs in Apple Cup - Spokesman.com - Nov. 19, 2012

Maybe Washington State has a post-Thanksgiving surprise in store for the Apple Cup. Mike Leach said Sunday afternoon that he hasn’t decided yet who will start at quarterback for the Cougars against Washington on Friday after using both senior Jeff Tuel and sophomore Connor Halliday in Saturday’s 46-7 loss at Arizona State.

Leach doesn't say who'll start at QB in Apple Cup - Yahoo! Sports

Washington State coach Mike Leach took time on Sunday to explain how and why he makes good Thanksgiving gravy.

Men's Basketball

Former Jayhawk Woolridge, Cougars take on Kansas - Spokesman.com - Nov. 19, 2012
KANSAS CITY – A healthy dislike for the University of Arizona turned Royce Woolridge into a Kansas fan a few years back.

Royce Woolridge to reunite with KU tonight | KUsports.com
Kansas City, Mo. — It didn’t take former Kansas University basketball player Royce Woolridge long to become a fan favorite at his new school, Washington State.

WSU Takes on No. 7 Kansas in CBE Hall of Fame Classic - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
WSU LOOKS TO BOUNCE BACK AT THE CBE HALL OF FAME CLASSIC: After suffering its first loss of the season, Washington State University men's basketball (2-1) heads from California to Kansas City, Mo. to compete in the 2012 Edward Jones College Basketball Experience (CBE) Hall of Fame Classic, Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 19 and 20, at the Sprint Center.

NCAA College Basketball Preview - Washington State Cougars at Kansas Jayhawks - Nov 19, 2012 - CBSSports.com
With Thomas Robinson and Tyshawn Taylor no longer around, Kansas entered this season expecting big things from Ben McLemore.

Women's Basketball

Wisconsin fights off rally to beat Washington State | College Sports | The Seattle Times
PULLMAN — Taylor Wurtz scored 13 points and Wisconsin defeated Washington State 52-44 on Sunday.

WSU's Late Rally Held Off By Wisconsin - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University's comeback attempt fell short to the visiting University of Wisconsin, 52-44 at Beasley Coliseum Sunday afternoon.

WSU Athletics

That voice :: Winter 2012 :: Washington State Magazine

It’s 8:00 a.m., Saturday, September 8, when Bob Robertson arrives at Martin Stadium. Four hours from now, kickoff between the Washington State Cougars and Eastern Washington University will occur in the first game at the newly renovated stadium.

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