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It was a rough weekend for WSU baseball

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The college sports world was rightfully focused on March Madness this weekend, but while No. 16 UMBC was busy upsetting No. 1 Virginia, there were other college sports happening. The Washington State baseball team, for example, opened Pac-12 play against UCLA.

Let’s check the recaps from WSUCougars.com to see how that series went:

3/16 - “Cougars Rally In Ninth But Come Up Short at No. 14 UCLA”

3/17 - “Cougars See Late Lead Slip Away at No. 14 UCLA”

3/18 - “Eighth-Inning UCLA Rally Upends Cougars”

Things could be better. The Cougars are now off to an 0-3 start in conference and the sweep dropped them to just 4-12 on the season. WSU has now lost five straight games and nine of its last 11.

At least there are only a few more days until March Madness returns ...

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Baseball:

WSUCougars.com | Washington State University Athletics
Washington State surrendered an eighth-inning lead for the second straight game and dropped a 5-4 contest to No. 14 UCLA at Jackie Robinson Stadium Sunday afternoon.

Cougars struggle down stretch again – The Daily Evergreen
WSU baseball dropped the final game of a three-game series against No. 16 University of California, Los Angeles, 5-4 Sunday as the Bruins completed the sweep.

UCLA Bruins Baseball Claws From Behind to Maul WSU Cougars, 8-5 - Bruins Nation
The Bruins fell behind, 5-1, but chipped away and then had a four-run eighth inning to overtake Wazzou and secure the series win.