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Links and trivia and videos, oh my.

I think we can safely assume Brock and D.J. are discussing the MMTQ in this picture.
I think we can safely assume Brock and D.J. are discussing the MMTQ in this picture.
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Trivia

At 6-4, WSU is still far off the Associated Press poll radar, but that won't stop us from focusing on the poll in the weekly trivia questions.

Q1: Since 1949, how many times has WSU appeared in the top 25 of the AP Poll?

Q2: Since 1949, what is the highest WSU has been ranked in the AP Poll?

Q3: The last time WSU received at least one vote in the AP Poll was Week _______ of the _____-_____ season.

Men's Basketball

Plenty of recaps and reaction to the Cougars 59-50 win against Fresno State. There are also official stats from the game right here.

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Post Game Notes - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
Fresno State at Washington State - Dec. 9, 2012 - Beasley Coliseum (Pullman, Wash.) Final Score: WSU 59, FS 50

Sluggish Cougars get past Fresno State - Spokesman.com - Dec. 9, 2012
Minutes prior to the beginning of Washington State’s 59-50 win over Fresno State here on Sunday, a reasonable person could have wondered why so many fans chose to stay home just days after WSU’s thrilling effort in a close loss to Gonzaga.

Tale of the tape: WSU 59, Fresno State 50 - SportsLink - Spokesman.com - Dec. 9, 2012
Well, that wasn't a whole lot of fun to watch. But Washington State didn't have to learn its lesson the hard way on Sunday, as it pulled out an ugly 59-50 win over visiting Fresno State at Beasley Coliseum. We have our capsulated review of the game after the jump, so read on.

Video and quotes from WSU vs. Fresno State - SportsLink - Spokesman.com - Dec. 9, 2012
Above are videos of Ken Bone, Brock Motum and Mike Ladd answering questions after WSU's 59-50 win over Fresno State on Sunday afternoon. Below are quotes. Read on.

NCAA College Basketball Recap - Fresno State Bulldogs at Washington State Cougars - Dec 09, 2012 - CBSSports.com
Brock Motum scored 23 points and Mike Ladd had a season-high 19 points as Washington State beat Fresno State 59-50 on Sunday.

Men's basketball: Cougars' defense stifles Fresno State - Fresno State Bulldogs - fresnobee.com
The Fresno State Bulldogs held a three-point lead six minutes into the second half, and they were grinding like they most always do. Then Washington State made a defensive adjustment -- trapping off high ball screens -- and that was the beginning of the end for the Bulldogs, who were buried by guard play in a 59-50 loss to the Cougars on Sunday at Beasley Coliseum.

Motum, Ladd lead Washington State hoops over Fresno State
Brock Motum scored 23 points and Mike Ladd had a season-high 19 points as Washington State beat Fresno State 59-50 on Sunday.

Cougars outlast Fresno State, 59-50 " Kitsap Sun
No sooner had public address announcer Glenn Johnson announced the final score of Sunday afternoon's basketball game at Washington State — "Cougars 59, Fresno State 50" — than a cynic along press row chimed in with a comment.

Former Dog, Ladd, Bites Old Team in Washington - KMPH FOX 26 | Central San Joaquin Valley News Source
The Fresno State men's basketball team used its tenacious defense to give Washington State fits all afternoon, but struggled from beyond the 3-point arc in losing 59-50 to the Cougars on Sunday afternoon on Friel Court at Beasley Coliseum.

WSU Men's Basketball: Ken Bone after Fresno State win! Dec. 9 (via WSUCougarAthletics)

WSU Men's Basketball: Motum, Ladd after FSU win! Dec. 9 (via WSUCougarAthletics)