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Men's Basketball Falls at Utah

Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak acknowledges he doesn't have NBA-ready players on the roster, but knows his team can be successful when everyone contributes. The Utes got exactly that Sunday night and are now back to .500 in Pac-12 play after a rough first half of January.

Cougs' Comeback Falls Short in Seattle

Down by as much as 19 points in the second half, the Cougars (9-11, 2-6) managed to climb to within three points of the home Huskies (7-12, 1-7) only to come up just short of pulling off the comeback in Seattle Sunday afternoon.

WSU campus mourns the loss of Tyler Hilinski

Members of the Washington State community gathered on campus Wednesday to mourn the loss of 21-year-old Tyler Hilinski, a quarterback on the Cougars football team who took his own life Tuesday.

Mata'afa, O'Connell Named Walter Camp All-Americans

Washington State defensive lineman Hercules Mata’afa and offensive lineman Cody O’Connell were both named to the Walter Camp All-America First Team, the Walter Camp Foundation announced Thursday. The 128th edition of the Walter Camp All-America Team is the nation’s oldest All-America Team.

O'Connell, Mata'afa Headline Nine All-Pac-12 Selections

Nine Washington State football players received All-Pac-12 Conference recognition led by first-team selections offensive lineman Cody O’Connell and defensive lineman Hercules Mata’afa, conference commissioner Larry Scott announced Tuesday.

Falk Named Finalist for Burlsworth Trophy

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk was named a Burlsworth Trophy Finalist by the Brandon Burlsworth Foundation and Springdale Rotary Club Wednesday. The Burlsworth Trophy is given to the top player who began his career as a walk-on. Falk is a finalist for the third straight season.

Cougs need OT to edge Texas Southern in opener

 Robert Franks had 25 points and 11 rebounds before fouling out in regulation, Malachi Flynn added 19 points and eight assists, and Washington State beat Texas Southern 86-84 in overtime on Sunday.

Cougs pull off huge win against No. 5 USC

Luke Falk threw for 340 yards and two touchdowns, Erik Powell kicked a 32-yard field goal with 1:40 left and No. 16 Washington State beat No. 5 Southern California 30-27 on Friday night.