March 8, 2002
WASHINGTON STATE (6-21 / 1-17)
MOORE NAMED ALL-PAC-10 HONORABLE MENTION: Sophomore Marcus Moore (Inglewood, Calif.) earned his second straight season-ending all-conference honor by being named All-Pac-10 Honorbable Mention...last season, he was selected to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team...Moore scored 30 or more points three times this season, including a career-high 35 against Oregon, Jan. 26...he averaged 20.5 points over the final 11 games of the season.
MOORE IN COUGAR RECORD BOOK: Sophomore Marcus Moore (Inglewood, Calif.) put his named in the WSU record book this season in both assists and steals...he finished the 2001-02 campaign with 131 assists to place sixth on the Cougar single season list...his 4.85 assists per game is the fifth best single season in WSU history and his 55 steals tie for eighth on the WSU single season list...in his career, Moore is averaging 4.2 assists, second all-time at WSU and has 95 steals to tie for ninth on the Cougar career list.
BUSH REACHES MILESTONES: Senior Mike Bush (Riverside, Calif.) scored 229 points this season to give him 1,061 in his career and place him in a tie for 19th on the WSU all-time scoring list...he became the 23rd player in Washington State history to record 1,000 or more career points, Jan. 26 against Oregon...with one steal at Arizona (Feb. 9), Bush increased his career total to 148 and passed Bennie Seltzer (1990-93) into fourth on the WSU all-time list.
GET THAT SHOT OUTTA HERE: With two blocks against Stanford, Feb. 16, junior Milton Riley (Gardena, Calif.) moved into eighth place on the WSU career list with 57.
McNAIR FROM DOWNTOWN: Junior Jerry McNair (Torrance, Calif.) connected on 60 three-pointers this season and shot 35 percent from beyond the arc.
LOCKLIER FINISHES CAREER IN STYLE: Senior J Locklier (Rock Hill, S.C.) saved his best game as a Cougar for last...the WSU Center scored a career-high 40 points in the Cougars season-ending 102-80 win over Centenary, March 2...Locklier added 11 rebounds for his second straight double-double, the fourth double-double of the season and fifth of his career...the 40 points are the fifth most in a game in WSU history.
EHLO HONORED: Craig Ehlo (1982-83) was one of 10 inductees into the inaugural Pacific-10 Hall of Honor, Wed., March 6...Ehlo shot 55 percent from the field in his two years as a Cougar...during his senior season, he recorded 99 assists in conference play, a WSU record and tallied 135 assists for the season, placing him fifth on the Cougar single season list...he played 14 years in the NBA...the inaugural induction class included Sean Elliott (Arizona), Byron Scott (Arizona State), Pete Newell (California), John Wooden (UCLA), USN Ret. RADM John Dick (Oregon), Gary Payton (Oregon State), Bill Sharman (USC), Hak Luisetti (Stanford) and Bob Houbregs (Washington).
COUGARS ON TELEVISION: Washington State made 14 appearances on television this season during its 27-game regular season, including five national, five regional and four local broadcasts...FOX Sports Net televised the games vs. UCLA (Dec. 22), vs. USC (Dec. 29), at UCLA (Jan. 6) at California (Jan. 19) and at Oregon State (Feb. 23)...FOX Sports Net Arizona televised the game at Arizona (Feb. 9)...FOX Sports Net Southwest carried the game at Texas (Dec. 10)...FOX Sports Net Northwest televised the games at Gonzaga (Dec. 15), vs. Oregon (Jan. 26) and at Washington (Feb. 27)...KUSK (Prescott, Ariz.) and KWBA (Tucson) televised the Jan. 10 game vs. Arizona...KUSK televised the Jan. 12 contest vs. Arizona State...KRON (San Francisco) carried the games at Stanford (Jan. 17) and vs. California (Feb.14).