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HOT COUGAR ACTION: The Start Of A Busy Few Days In Cougar Sports

"Hey, that's a lot of games." Why yes coach, yes it is.
"Hey, that's a lot of games." Why yes coach, yes it is.

The men's basketball game tonight against Sacramento State will kick off a busy weekend full of WSU athletics. Tomorrow, the women's basketball teams visits Wisconsin, while the women's soccer team continues play in the NCAA tournament at Virginia. The football team tries to keep their bowl hopes alive Saturday, then the men's and women's basketball teams close out the weekend with games Sunday.

Should be a busy weekend with plenty of streamin' and threadin'. 

Witches of Eastman: Game 1: In Which Gonzaga Unleashes Yet Another 14-Year Old to Conquer Us All
It is said in legend that when one Zag Hobbit leaves the institution to make its mark on the world, another must take its place. Gonzaga’s newest little Ewok, Kevin Pangos, introduced himself to the world last night in the form of nine three pointers and leaving half of Cougar Nation wondering if he took a giant stack of cash home to his wife, Rosie Perez, and the other half of Cougar Nation to wonder why I used a Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and White Men Can’t Jump reference all in the same sentence. Washington - Oregon - Idaho
The most inspiring part of WSU's win over Arizona State on Saturday wasn't the cougars beating a favored Pac-12 team. Rather, it was a visit from a former Cougar who had worn the uniform in 11 years.

However you say it, Utes earning praise on the Palouse | U of U Sports | The Salt Lake Tribune
Washington State coach Paul Wulff had a little trouble with some of the pronunciations, but he didn't have any difficulty labeling the Utah defense that his Cougars will meet on Saturday as one of the best he has played. "This is, in terms of raw talent, I think the best defense we've seen, along with Cal," Wulff said. "They have five fifth-year seniors who start. Three juniors. And they're just a very veteran, savvy football team, and very, very talented."

Cougars not content with postseason appearance - Moscow-Pullman Daily News: Sports: wsu, soccer,
It took senior Ali Fenter's first goal of the season and a dramatic penalty kick session that saw three freshman step up, but the Washington State Cougars women's soccer team advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament for the second time in three seasons.

Utah football: Utes have plenty of study material on Washington State quarterback | The Salt Lake Tribune
Even though Connor Halliday has played less than a full game for the Washington State Cougars, Utah coach Kyle Whittingham said Tuesday that the Utes have plenty of film on the freshman quarterback.

Snow night in Pullman - SportsLink - - Nov. 16, 2011
You know when snow is really fun? When you are sitting in your living room, cup of coffee on the table, a fire roaring, and nowhere to go. You can sit and watch it all day. You know when snow isn't fun? When you have to stand at football practice for two hours while it falls sideways due to the wind. That was the case this evening at football practice. Read on. - Washington State coach looks ahead to matchup with the Utes
PULLMANN, Wash. — The University of Utah football team will hit the road again this week as it looks to keep its Pac-12 championship game hopes alive against Washington State. The two teams will be meeting for the 11th time overall, with both schools winning head-to-head five times. The Cougars won the last meeting between the two teams during the 2000 season.

This week's Pac-12 picks - - Nov. 16, 2011
Hit a wall last week. Hit it hard. I’m afraid I’ve fallen and can’t get up. We’ll try to make amends this week. But no promises. As always, the listed line is for your entertainment purposes only. All games Saturday.

Halliday's arsenal includes strong arm, quick release, confidence - - Nov. 16, 2011
PULLMAN – Jim Sharkey picked up his cell phone. The Ferr;is High football coach had just remembered a play Connor Halliday made in a state playoff game his junior year, and he wanted to pass it along.

Utah football: New WSU quarterback could be key against Utes | The Salt Lake Tribune
When he signed his letter of intent, quarterback Connor Halliday said he wanted to help lead the Washington State Cougars back to their "winning ways" of old.

Humility at its finest - The Daily Evergreen
If you had told me at the beginning of the season that two WSU quarterbacks would be nominated for Manning Player of the Week awards, but neither of them would be Jeff Tuel, there would have been a good chance I’d laugh in your face.

WSU Hosts Sacramento State in Home Opener - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
WSU HOSTS SACRAMENTO STATE IN HOME OPENER: Fresh off its season-opener at Gonzaga Monday, Washington State University men's basketball hosts Sacramento State in its home opener, Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7:05 p.m. at Beasley Coliseum.