The best part of March Madness is that any team can win any game at any time. It's happened before.
But can that same team win 4 games in row? The Cougs are going to try to find out starting tomorrow afternoon at the MGM Grand.
WSU will face Colorado in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament tomorrow. The Cougs are 0-2 against the Buffs this season, but their final meeting of the year should give WSU some hope. Que Johnson went off for a career high 25 points and led WSU to a 3 point lead at the end of the fist over time. Then this shot happened. Despite Don MacLean's constant pleading, the Cougars decided not to foul with a 3 point lead and seconds to play... And George King made them pay. The Buffaloes dominated the 2nd OT and won the game 87-81.
Much like the 2015-16 season, the conference tournament has not been kind to WSU either. Washington State has never won a tourney game when they were seeded 9th or worse and the Cougars haven't won a Pac-12 Tourney game since 2009, when Tony Bennett and WSU beat Ernie Kent and Oregon.
The winner of tomorrow's matchup will take on Arizona on Thursday at 2:40.
Here's a schedule for all the games today from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. You can watch all the games on the Pac-12 Network.
|Noon PT||(9) Stanford vs. (8) Washington|
|2:30 PT||(12) WSU vs. (5) Colorado|
|6 PT||(10) UCLA vs. (7) USC|
|8:30 PT||(11) ASU vs. (6) Oregon State|
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