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WSU Basketball Recruiting

WSU set to host 2020 target Jefferson Koulibaly

The Canadian guard is 6-foot-4 and checks all the boxes.

Tony Miller earns a scholarship; what’s it mean for the 2020 recruiting class?

Let’s take a look at how it impacts the scholarship distribution.

WSU hoops inks two in 2020 early signing period

TJ Bamba and Efe Abogidi make their commitments official with letters of intent.

Smith secures commitment from ultra-athletic big man for 2020

Efe Abogidi hails from Nigeria and is in the NBA Global Academy.

WSU hoops makes last-minute addition, lands grad transfer Jaylen Shead

This is a really, really good add to the roster.

Podcast Vs. Everyone: What does Marvin Cannon’s return mean for Kyle Smith’s first season?

It’s recruiting news galore in mid-June.

Kyle Smith secures commitment from 2021 H.S. sophomore

The 2021 forward didn’t waste any time at all!

WSU hoops makes DJ Rodman signing official

Yes, he’s the son of Dennis, but his game is very different.

Kyle Smith makes signing of Australian Ryan Rapp official

That now makes six signed in his first recruiting class.

Ukrainian big man signs with WSU hoops

Volodymyr Markovetskyy, a 7-foot-2 center, brings a host of international experience.

Kyle Smith adds in-state guard in Noah Williams

Williams is the first from in state to join the Cougars since CJ Elleby

Deion James’ transfer to WSU is official

The Colorado State forward missed last season with a knee injury.

Kyle Smith picks up two more commitments for 2019

First, Daron Henson affirmed his commitment to WSU. Then, Isaac Bonton announced he’d be joining him.

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Kyle Smith’s plan to rebuild WSU basketball? Start by finding some nerds

The new WSU coach will use a blend of traditional scouting and analytics to construct the next winner in Pullman.

HCA: WSU basketball loses a commit

Juco transfer Ryan Murphy has asked for a release from his letter of intent.

Jeff Pollard elects not to transfer, will remain at WSU

After exploring his options, the senior will return for his final year.

HCA: Nigel John re-opens up recruitment

The three-star center signed back in November .

WSU basketball signs two JUCO transfers; Gittens no longer coming to Pullman

As expected, Daron Henson and Ryan Murphy intend to become Cougs.

Another transfer: Kwinton Hinson leaves

The former junior college transfer departs after just one season.

Marvin Cannon becomes fifth member of Ernie Kent’s 2018 class

He’s long, he’s athletic, and ... yes, he’s from a junior college.

Ernie Kent adds juco point guard Jervae Robinson to 2018 class

If you like passing, you’ll probably like this guy.

HCA: Cougar Basketball announces new signees

There will (hopefully) be more

WSU basketball gets verbal commitment from Aljaž Kunc

It’s not all departures this week.

Ernie Kent lands grad transfer Drick Bernstine

This is an excellent pick up for WSU.

Ernie Kent has had a great offseason - really!

As far as process goes, the WSU coach has pretty much nailed it. And that’s a welcome change.

Finally, a positive sign from Ernie Kent

No, Gittens isn’t Klay Thompson. However, he is a signal that things are moving in the right direction.

Ernie Kent makes a splash signing 4-star SF Roberto Gittens Jr.

Gittens is the first 4-star prospect WSU has signed since Klay Thompson.

Cougs sign JUCO teammates to open early signing period

Kwinton Hinson and Davante Cooper of Tyler (Texas) Junior College are the first two prospects to sign with the Cougars in the 2017 recruiting class.

Kwinton Hinson, a JUCO shooting guard, commits to Wazzu

The 6-foot-5, 175-pound shooting guard is the first verbal commit in Ernie Kent’s 2017 recruiting class.

Kent adds incredibly athletic guard to 2016 class

He's a bit of a mystery, though. Could this be the proverbial diamond in the rough?

Kent's history suggests better days are not near

At Oregon, Ernie Kent's best teams had multiple (and experienced) high level recruits. But his talent acquisition has lagged behind his reputation while at WSU.

Basketball inks two in early signing period

Three-star point guard Milan Acquaah and prep school power forward Jeff Pollard fill the only two (currently) open scholarships in the 2016 class.