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Hot Cougar Action: Saturday morning links

Football, basketball, even a little baseball news in today's batch of links.

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A day after writing a fairly critical commentary on Mike Leach, ESPN Pac-12 blogger Ted Miller addressed his commentary in a mailbag. There is also more on Eric Morris' departure to Texas Tech.


Morris returns to Texas Tech - - Dec. 14, 2012
Washington State inside receivers coach Eric Morris is headed back to his alma mater.

Mailbag: Why Dykes over MacIntyre at Cal? - Pac-12 Blog - ESPN
Ted Miller: I don't agree. Comparing the conduct and results of Leach and the other three new coaches is certainly valid. It's not about asking why Leach didn't win nine games, as Jim Mora did, it's about asking why his team did worst than it should have while Mora, Todd Graham and Rich Rodriguez produced teams that overachieved in year one.

Men's Basketball

Another week of basketball power rankings and once again WSU check in at No. 9.


Conference Power Rankings: Pac-12 - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN
9. Washington State: Two of the Cougars’ four losses (against Gonzaga and Texas A&M) have been in the closing seconds. The return of DaVonte Lacy from a knee injury has given Washington State a huge boost.

Women's Basketball

The WSU women's basketball team has a big game against Ohio State today. It's been a rough season so far for the Cougars so hopefully they begin to turn things around at home today.


Cougar women host rare ranked non-conference foe » Kitsap Sun
PULLMAN — A Top 25 women's basketball team pays a rare non-conference visit to Washington State Saturday when No. 20 Ohio State takes on the Cougars.


Cougar baseball will be on TV in a limited basis once again this season with six games set to be televised. The other games will be available on a online broadcast. Former Cougar pitcher Adam Conley is rising up the ranks in the Marlins organization and was rated as Miami's No. 10 prospect.


Adam Conley Named Top MLB Prospect - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
DURHAM, N.C. - Former Washington State pitcher Adam Conley has been recognized as a top MLB prospect by Baseball America.

Cougar Baseball Scheduled for Six Televised Games in 2013 - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State will make six appearances on television during the 2013 baseball season. Five of the six games will be televised by the Pac-12 Networks with the sixth appearance slated for BYUtv.