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Monday morning trivia - basketball futility

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Washington State's men's basketball team had a very bad Sunday. Hopefully you already knew that, otherwise learning the Cougs lost 88-47 is a terrible way to start your Monday.

The Cougars have lost a lot of games this year, many in blowout fashion, but this was the first of nearly historic levels. The 41-point loss was WSU's worst since the 2004-05 Cougars lost 81-29 to Oklahoma State. While we still digest the latest blowout, let's see how well you can remember that game in Stillwater.

Q1: The Cougars went more than nine minutes before finally scoring a basket against Oklahoma State. Which player scored the first points for WSU?

Q2: Only two Cougars scored five or more points in that game. Who where they?

Q3: Who was the opposing coach?


Men's Basketball:

Cougars Struggle To Get Going At Utah - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
WSU falls at Utah, 88-47, in Salt Lake City.

Happy Valentine's Day for Runnin' Utes as Utah clobbers Washington State Cougars 88-47 | Deseret News
It was happy, happy Valentine’s Day up on the hill. Jakob Poeltl scored 25 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, made three steals and blocked two shots as the Utah Utes overpowered Washington State 88-47.


WSU's Dom Williams not stressing over NFL combine snub - WSU Cougars | 710 ESPN Seattle
Washington State WR Dom Williams was not invited to the NFL Scouting Combine, but he will get a chance to showcase his skills at WSU's Pro Day on March 10. - WSU Blog articles - 710 ESPN Seattle

WSU football finds new offensive linemen in 2016 recruiting class - Pacific Takes
The Washington State Cougars know that the path to being an elite contender is building an elite offensive linemen.

Women's Basketball:

USC women edge Washington State | The Seattle Times
Temi Fagbenle scored a season-high 26 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead USC to a 64-62 victory over Washington State in Pac-12 women’s basketball. WSU has lost eight in a row.

WSU Athletics:

WSU Athletics Host Special Olympics Basketball Tournament - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
For the fourth consecutive year, Washington State University Athletics, in partnership with Special Olympics Washington, served as host of the Special Olympics East Regional Basketball Tournament, Saturday at the Bohler Athletic Complex, Physical Education Building and Smith Gym on the WSU campus.