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The day after Utah

Things didn't go so well for WSU in Salt Lake, which is becoming a theme.

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This is only Utah's third season in the Pac-12 and it has already become obvious that playing in Salt Lake City isn't going to be kind for WSU.

Washington State men's basketball suffered an 81-63 loss in SLC on Saturday. That makes the men's basketball team 0-2 in Salt Lake since Utah joined the conference. The Cougars lost 62-60 at Utah in 2011-12. That game was against a Ute team that finished 6-25 overall and 3-15 in conference.

The football team traveled to Utah last year, losing 49-6. That was the game that eventually led to Marquess Wilson leaving the team. The women's basketball team lost 59-47 in Utah last season. Basically, nothing good happens when the Cougs play at Salt Lake.

Salt Lake City is quickly becoming the new Tempe.


Two Night With Cougar Football Events Completed; Two More To Go - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
The first two Cougar Athletic Fund "Night With Cougar Football" events are completed.

Men's basketball:

Cougars Fall at Utah - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
Brandon Taylor had 16 points and Jordan Loveridge chipped in 13 to lead Utah to an 81-63 victory over Washington State on Saturday night.

Utah basketball: Utes overpower Washington State, assure themselves of non-losing season | Deseret News
Utah’s 81-63 win over Washington State Saturday night in the Huntsman Center was laced with accomplishments.

Women's basketball:

WSU Continues Homestand Sunday Against No. 23/22 Cal - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
COUGARS CONTINUE HOMESTAND SUNDAY AGAINST NO. 23/22 CALIFORNIA: Washington State University (12-11, 6-5 Pac-12) hosts No. 23/22 University of California (15-7, 7-4 Pac-12) Sunday at 2 p.m. on the Pac-12 Networks.

Women's soccer:

New soccer coach Steve Nugent enjoys WSU’s atmosphere - - Feb. 8, 2014
It wasn’t exactly the Boston Tea Party, but Steve Nugent once was a rebel with a cause: soccer.