Feb. 26, 2003
|Saturday, March 1, 2003||WSU vs. Washington||8 p.m. (FOX Sports Net Northwest)|
|Thursday, March 6, 2003||WSU at UCLA||7:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, March 8, 2003||WSU at USC||5 p.m. (FOX Sports Net)|
RADIO: All Washington State men's basketball games will be broadcast over the Cougar Basketball Radio Network...Bud Nameck is in his 10th season calling all the action...games can be heard on KCLK 1430 AM (Clarkston), KCLX 1450 AM (Colfax), KCVL 1240 AM (Colville), KRKO 1380 AM (Everett), KBAM 1270 AM (Longview), KZFN 106.1 FM (Moscow, Idaho), KBSN 1470 AM (Moses Lake), KZXR 1310 AM (Prosser), KYCZ 1090 AM (Seattle), KXLY 920 AM (Spokane), KHHO 850 AM (Tacoma), KALE 960 AM (Tri-Cities), KGDC 1320 AM (Walla Walla) and KUSA 980 AM (Yakima).
INTERNET: Cougar men's basketball games can also be accessed via the Washington State athletic department web site at www.wsucougars.com or at broadcast.yahoo.com.
COUGARS ON TELEVISION: Washington State will make 11 appearances on television during its 27-game regular season, including four national and seven regional broadcasts...FOX Sports Net televised the games vs. UCLA (Jan. 4) and at Arizona (Jan. 9) and at Stanford (Feb. 15) and will televise the game at USC (March 8)...FOX Sports Net Northwest televised games vs. California (Jan. 18), at Washington (Jan. 31) and vs. Oregon State (Feb. 22) and will the game vs. Washington (March 1)...FOX Sports Net Arizona and FOX Sports Net Northwest televised the games at Arizona State (Jan. 11) and vs. Arizona (Feb. 8)...the Oregon Sports Network televised the game at Oregon (Jan. 25).
WASHINGTON PREVIEW: Washington is 9-15, 4-11 in the Pac-10...the Huskies are in eighth place in the Pac-10, a half game ahead of UCLA for the final berth in the Conference tournament.
SERIES WITH THE HUSKIES: Washington leads 163-90...the Huskies and Cougars split their two meetings each of the last two seasons...Washington defeated WSU 81-67, Jan. 31 in Seattle behind 14 points from Will Conroy...Cedrick Hughey led the Cougars with a game-high 15 points and eight rebounds.
WOUNDED COUGARS: Junior Marcus Moore (Inglewood, Calif.) had surgery (Jan. 24) to remove bone chips in his right ankle and is out for the season...the point guard was the No. 2 scorer in the Pac-10 at 19.3 points per game...as a team, the Cougars have missed 41 games due to injury.
GETTING A FRESH START: Largely due to injuries, Washington State has started 13 different players and 10 different lineups...the Cougars have used a different starting lineup in each of the last four games...freshman Randy Green (Renton) made his first start at California Thursday...sophomore Thomas Kelati (Walla Walla) is the only Cougar to appear in all 24 games, having started each outing for WSU this season...a breakdown of the Cougar starting lineups this season.
COUGARS BREAK STREAK: Behind a season and team-high 22 points from redshirt freshman Randy Green (Renton), Washington State snapped a 21-game Pac-10 and 14-game overall losing streak with a 75-71 win over Oregon State, Feb. 22.
GREEN EARNS SCHOLARSHIP: Washington State Head Coach Paul Graham announced this week that freshman Randy Green (Renton) will receive a scholarship next season...Green, a walk-on from Rainier Beach High School, redshirted last season and has appeared in 13 games this season, including the last four as a starter...he is averaging 20 points in his last two games.
SENIOR NIGHT: Saturday's game against Washington will mark the final home game for five Cougar seniors...highlighting this year's class is Milton Riley (Gardena, Calif.)...Riley has started 17 games, averaging 7.5 points and 4.8 rebounds...he is currently tied for sixth on the WSU all-time blocks list with 89.
HOME SWEET HOME: Sophomore Chris Schlatter (Lafayette, Calif.) is shooting 43.4 percent (20-for-46) from beyond the three-point range at home and just 16.0 (4-for-25) from beyond the arc on the road.