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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: FEB 16 Women’s Washington State at Arizona Photo by Jacob Snow/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Good morning, Coug fans! This Sunday our Washington State Cougars Women’s basketball faces off against Arizona at home. The game is at 11 am on Pac 12 Washington. Arizona is currently ranked no. 7, and is almost identical to University of Oregon’s current record.

So what do they bring to the table?

Their forward Cate Reese a player to watch. While 3 pointers are not her strong suit, she’s pretty capable in the paint. She put up 25 points against USC, but usually pulls about 12-14 points a game.

Aari McDonald led the team in playing time against Cal, she was in for 29 minutes. She’s 5’6, but pretty deadly. She puts up at least 18 points a game, but the past three games she’s not been able to exceed 12 points. I’d like to keep that trend!

Trinity Baptiste had a breakout game against Cal with 17 points when she’s usually responsible for only 5 or so points.

I would say Arizona pools their skill together, so there isn’t one easy solution to this upcoming game. A somewhat fun fact: Arizona State and Wazzu’s game faced a Covid related cancellation, as did the Arizona - UW game. While this is a strange set up, it does make it easier to shuffle around in the event of Covid cancellations.

I know the world continues to be very strange, but at least we have basketball! And links!

Links

Bonton scores 21, Washington State beats California 71-60 | Washington State University | khq.com
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Isaac Bonton made 7 of 11 shots and finished with 21 points, five rebounds and six assists to help Washington State beat California 71-60 on Thursday

Pippins Add Cougar, Tritons to Roster | SWX Right Now | nbcrightnow.com
YAKIMA, Wash. — A right-handed pitcher from Washington State University along with a right-hander and a catcher from UC San Diego are the newest additions to the Yakima Valley Pippins

A Grip on Sports: The gap between Gonzaga and the rest of the WCC is wide in Las Vegas' eyes | The Spokesman-Review
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Brigham Young University quite possibly features the second-best men’s basketball team in the West Coast Conference. Which means the gap between the No. 1 team and the rest of the WCC is unfathomably large.

College basketball: Stanford men roll, Cal falls
Ziaire Williams picked up the second triple-double in Stanford program history on Thursday night.