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Cougars Open Up Pac-10 Play In Spokane
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Dec. 24, 2004

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  • Friday, Dec. 31 - WSU vs. Stanford - 5 p.m. (Spokane Arena-FSN Bay Area)
  • Sunday, Dec. 2 - WSU vs. California-2 p.m. (Spokane Arena)

    WSU COUGAR MEN
    Date            Time/Score      Opponent              
    11/19   W       59-42           MONTANA STATE
    11/24   W       61-42           GEORGIA SO.
    11/27   L       53-62           at Kansas State
    11/30   W       37-36           at Idaho
    12/4    L       29-81           at No. 6 OK State
    12/7    L       52-54           No. 25 GONZAGA
    12/11   W       49-46   ^       at BYU
    12/18   W       55-54           at Portland
    12/22   L       47-49           at Wyoming
    12/31           5 p.m.  *#      STANFORD
    1/2             2 p.m.  *#      CALIFORNIA
    1/6             7:30 p.m.       *       at UCLA
    1/8             5 p.m.  *       at USC
    1/13            7:30 p.m.       *       OREGON STATE
    1/15            2 p.m.  *       OREGON
    1/23            1 p.m.  *       at Washington
    1/27            6 p.m.  *       at Arizona State
    1/29            11 a.m. *       at Arizona
    2/3             7:30 p.m.       *       UCLA
    2/5             2 p.m.  *       USC
    2/10            5:30 p.m.       *       at Oregon State
    2/12            3 p.m.  *       at Oregon
    2/19            4 p.m.  *       WASHINGTON
    2/24            5:30 p.m.       *       ARIZONA
    2/26            2 p.m.  *       ARIZONA STATE
    3/3             7 p.m.  *       at Stanford
    3/5             1 p.m.  *       at California
    3/10-12         TBD             Pac-10 Tournament
    

    ^ - Played at Delta Center # - Played at Spokane Arena * - Pacific-10 Conference Game

    All times are Pacific.

    WASHINGTON STATE (5-4, 0-0 Pac-10)

    WSU HEAD COACH Dick Bennett: Washington State Head Coach Dick Bennett is currently in his second season on the Palouse...he is 5-4 this season and 18-20 in his WSU career...coached at Wisconsin-Stevens Point (1976-85), Wisconsin-Green Bay (1985-95) and Wisconsin (1995-2000)...owns a .630 career winning percentage (472-277)...career highlights include a 1984 NAIA national runner-up finish at Wisconsin-Stevens Point and a 2000 Final Four appearance at Wisconsin...with 49-46 win over BYU, Dec. 11, Bennett moved into 73rd place on the NCAA career wins list among coaches with at least 10 years experience at the Division I level.

    BENNETT MAGIC: WSU won 13 games in 2003-04, a six-win improvement over the previous season, under first-year mentor Dick Bennett...only other time a Cougar head coach had a better improvement during his inaugural season was John R. Bender in 1907-08...Bender's squad finished 12-3 after Everett M. Sweeley's 1906-07 team posted a 5-4 record...WSU tallied seven Pac-10 wins after winning just seven of its last 50 conference games prior to 2003-04.

    STANFORD PREVIEW: The Cardinal is 6-4 and has won four straight...three players average double-figure scoring led by Dan Grunfield's 16.7 per game...Stanford has started the same five players in all 10 games...the starting five accounts for 80.8 percent of the Cardinal's scoring...Stanford is 1-1 on the road this season...lost at Santa Clara...won at Denver...Cardinal and Cougars have one common opponent in BYU...both teams won on a neutral floor...Stanford defeated BYU 62-53 in Maui, Hawai'i...WSU defeated BYU 49-46 in Salt Lake City.

    SERIES WITH THE CARDINAL: Stanford leads 59-52...Cardinal has won 17 straight, including three last season...last Cougar win was 68-59 at No. 24 Stanford, Feb. 22, 1996...Stanford won 73-51 at home last season behind 13 points from Justin Davis...Cardinal won 63-61 in Pullman on Matt Lottich's fall away 3-pointer as time expired...Cougars trailed by as many as nine points in the first half and led by six with 52 seconds remaining...Stanford won 68-47 in the first round of the Pacific-10 Tournament as Josh Childress scored 17 points...Jeff Varem averaged 12 points in the final two meetings against the Cardinal last season...this is Stanford's first trip to the Spokane Arena to play the Cougars...Cardinal defeated San Diego and lost to Connecticut in the 2003 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship at the Spokane Arena.

    CALIFORNIA PREVIEW: The Golden Bears are 7-3...California open Pacific-10 play at Washington, Dec. 31...three players average double-figure scoring...Richard Midgley leads the Golden Bears with 16.0 points per game...Marquise Kately and DeVon Hardin are each averaging 5.4 rebounds per game...first game for the Golden Bears at the Spokane Arena.

    SERIES WITH THE GOLDEN BEARS: California leads 62-43...Washington State won both games last season...Cougars broke a 22-game Pac-10 road losing streak with a 55-50 win at California, Jan. 4...Jeff Varem led WSU with 15 points as WSU won for the first time in its last nine trips to Berkeley and broke a six-game losing streak against the Golden Bears...Cougars clinched a spot in the Pac-10 Tournament with a 70-58 home win in the regular season finale...Thomas Kelati had 16 points and was one of four Cougars in double figures.

    COUGARS IN PACIFIC-10 OPENERS: Washington State is 9-17 in conference openers since the Pacific-8 expanded to 10 teams for the 1978-79 season...Cougars are 9-6 when opening at home, including 1-2 at the Spokane Arena...WSU is 9-9 all-time at the Spokane Arena, including 4-5 in Pac-10 games...second straight year, and third time in school history, Cougars have played first two "home" Pac-10 games in Spokane...WSU swept the Oregon schools in 1996-97...lost to UCLA and defeated USC last season.

    WSU PLAYING CLOSE GAMES: The Cougars have played five games this season decided by three points or less...WSU is 3-2 in those games...Cougars defeated Idaho 37-36, BYU 49-46 and Portland 55-54...lost to Gonzaga 54-52 and Wyoming 49-47.

    COUGARS START FRESHMEN: Prior to this season, Washington State had never started three true freshmen in a game...Cougars have done it twice this season...Robbie Cowgill (Austin, Texas), Derrick Low (Honolulu) and Chris Henry (Santa Ana, Calif.) started in WSU's 49-46 win over BYU, Dec. 11...Cowgill, Low and Kyle Weaver (Beloit, Wis.) started in the Cougars' 49-47 loss at Wyoming, Dec. 22...first time since 1982-83 season that four WSU true freshmen have made at least one start in a season.

    FRESHMEN CONTRIBUTION: Cougar freshmen have accounted for 38.7 percent of Washington State's scoring this season led by Robbie Cowgill's 5.7 points per game...Cowgill leads the Cougars with 10 blocked shots...Cowgill's jumper with 1:20 left at Portland, Dec. 18 tied the game at 53 and his two free throws with 48 seconds remaining gave the Cougars a 55-54 victory.

    WSU EXTENDS 3-POINT STREAK: The Cougars connected for five 3-pointers at Wyoming, Dec. 22 and have made at least one trey in 262 straight games...last time Cougars did not make a 3-pointer was Feb. 18, 1995 at Oregon...since 3-point line was adopted in 1986-87, WSU has failed to make a 3-pointer three times...other two occasions were Jan. 5, 1987 at Idaho and Dec. 9, 1988 at home against Portland.

    COUGAR DEFENSE: Washington State held Montana State to 42 points in the season opener, the fewest given up by the Cougars in an opener since a 66-34 win over Whitworth in 1948-49...WSU followed up by yielding just 42 points in its next game against Georgia Southern...the 84 points over a two-game span were the least given up by the Cougars since Dec. 27/29, 1972...WSU yielded 140 points (Nov. 24-30), its best three-game span since Dec. 12-17, 1981...the 182 points the Cougars gave up in their first four games this season mark their best four-game stretch since Dec. 11-15, 1951...WSU ranked fourth nationally in scoring defense thru games of Dec. 20 at 52.1 points per game...Cougars currently giving up 51.8 points per outing after holding Wyoming to 49 points, Dec. 22.

    TEAMS DO NOT EXCEED FIFTY-FIVE: Dick Bennett has been the Washington State men's basketball coach for 38 games...in 20 of those, the Cougar opponent has scored 55 points or less...from 1994-95 through 2002-03, WSU held a total of 20 opponents to 55 points or less.

    STATISTICAL TRENDS: Washington State is 11-0 under Dick Bennett when holding the opponent to under 40 percent shooting from the field, including four wins this season...Bennett's Cougars are 12-0, including 3-0 this season, when outrebounding their opponent.

    GONZAGA GAME DRAWS A CROWD: The 8,151 fans who attended the WSU-Gonzaga game, Dec. 7, marked the largest crowd at Friel Court for a nonconference game since 9,925 watched the Cougars defeat Idaho 66-54, Dec. 16, 1995.

    WSU-IDAHO GAME LOW SCORING AFFAIR: Washington State defeated Idaho, 37-36, Nov. 30, marking the fewest points in a Cougar victory since a 36-28 triumph at Idaho, Jan. 11, 1947...fewest point in a win by a Pacific-10 team since the shot clock was instituted for the 1985-86 season...tied for third fewest in NCAA history in shot clock era...fewest points given up by WSU in a game since a 41-34 win at Montana State, Dec. 15, 1958...lowest scoring game in Cougar history since 37-36 loss at Washington, Jan. 24, 1970...lowest scoring WSU-Idaho game since 39-34 Cougar win at Idaho, March 3, 1950.

    COUGARS AWAY FROM HOME: Washington State completed its second three-game road stretch of the season with a 49-47 loss at Wyoming, Dec. 22...after defeating BYU in Salt Lake City (Dec. 11), WSU beat Portland 55-54 (Dec. 18)...WSU will not play in Pullman until Jan. 13 when it hosts Oregon State...Cougars host Stanford (Dec. 31) and California (Jan. 2) at Spokane Arena to open Pacific-10 play...travel to UCLA (Jan. 6) and USC (Jan. 8) before returning home to face the Beavers...at the end of the regular season in 2003-04, WSU will have played 20 games at Friel Court and 36 games in other arenas.

    DIFFERENT VENUES NOTHING NEW FOR COUGARS: Washington State will play in its eighth arena in 10 games this season when it hosts Stanford in Spokane, Dec. 31...WSU has played three games at Friel Court in Pullman, road games against Kansas State, Idaho, Oklahoma State, Portland and Wyoming, and a neutral site game against BYU at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City.

    WSU ROAD SUCCESS: The Cougars are 8-11 on the road over the last two seasons...in addition, WSU has notched a pair of victories at neutral sites and another at the Spokane Arena...from 1998-99 through 2002-03, WSU was 8-65 away from Friel Court...with 57-51 win at Alaska Fairbanks, Nov. 22, 2003, WSU broke a 27-game road losing streak...previous win was 58-57 at Arizona State, Feb. 8, 2001.

    PROTECTING THE HOUSE: With home wins over Montana State and Georgia Southern and a loss to Gonzaga this season, the Cougars are 65-3 since 1990-91 in nonconference games played in Pullman...the mark includes a 5-0 record in Bohler Gym during the 1990-91 campaign...two of the three losses are to Gonzaga (2002, 2004).

    KELATI MOVING UP CAREER LISTS: Senior guard Thomas Kelati made three 3-pointers against Montana State, Nov. 19 and passed Marcus Moore for fifth place on the all-time Washington State list...Kelati currently has 174 treys...his two steals at Wyoming, Dec. 22 gave him 108 for his career and moved him passed Terry Kelly (1977-80) into ninth place all-time at WSU.

    RADIO: All Washington State men's basketball games will be broadcast over the Cougar Basketball Radio Network...Bud Nameck is in his 12th 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), KRPL 1400 AM (Moscow, Idaho), KBSN 1470 AM (Moses Lake), KZXR 1310 AM (Prosser), KPTK 1090 AM (Seattle), KXLY 920 AM (Spokane), KHHO 850 AM (Tacoma), KJOX 960 AM (Tri-Cities), KGDC 1320 AM (Walla Walla) and KJOX 980 AM (Yakima).

    COUGAR PLAYER NOTES
    #1 Josh Akognon (Petaluma, Calif.) - Tallied eight points in 11 minutes off the bench against Montana State, Nov. 19...scored eight points in seven minutes at Kansas State, Nov. 27...scored season/career-high 12 points against Gonzaga, Dec. 7...scored nine points at BYU, Dec. 11...is shooting 38.9 percent from 3-point range.
    #2 Derrick Low (Honolulu, Hawaii) - Missed first five games of the season due to a fractured foot...has started last three games...played 37 minutes at Portland, Dec. 18 and had 10 points and three assists...recorded three steals at Wyoming, Dec. 22.
    #5 Chris Schlatter (Lafayette, Calif.) - Started six games...scored four points and added three rebounds and a pair of assists in 26 minutes...tallied 10 points, and added five rebounds at Kansas State, Nov. 27.
    #11 Thomas Kelati (Walla Walla) - Started all nine games...moved into fifth place on Washington State all-time 3-point field goals list with three against Montana State, Nov. 19...currently has 174...two steals at Wyoming, Dec. 22 moved him into ninth place on WSU career list with 108...had career-high five at Portland, Dec. 18 and added season-high 17 points...shooting 48.4 percent (16-for-33), including 50.0 (11-for-22) from beyond the arc over the last three games.
    #12 Randy Green (Renton) - Started three games...scored team and season-high 12 points against Gonzaga, Dec.7.
    #14 Chris Henry (Santa Ana, Calif.) - Missed first six games of the season due to an ankle injury...started in season debut at BYU, Dec. 11...played at Wyoming, Dec. 22.
    #22 Shami Gill (Mission, British Columbia) - Missed season opener with a back injury...posted 12 points against Georgia Southern, Nov. 24...recorded season-high seven rebounds and two steals at Idaho, Nov. 30...is 3-for-24 from the field in his last six games.
    #23 Alex Kirk (Prosser) - Invited walk-on...played one minute against Georgia Southern, Nov. 24.
    #24 Kyle Weaver (Beloit, Wis.) - Started four games...became first true freshman to start at point guard for Washington State in a season opener since Blake Pengelly in 1996-97...scored six points and added four rebounds against Montana State, Nov. 19...recorded season/career-high six assists at Kansas State, Nov. 27...tallied season-high five rebounds, and seven points at Idaho, Nov. 30.
    #25 Isaiah Simmons (Tacoma) - Started first two games...notched career high eight rebounds and four assists against Montana State, Nov. 19...had two assists and two rebounds against Georgia Southern, Nov. 24...pulled down seven rebounds against Gonzaga, Dec. 7.
    #32 Daven Harmeling (Grand Junction, Colo.) - Scored 10 points off the bench in just 13 minutes against Montana State, Nov. 19...most points by a true freshman in a Cougar opener since Mike Bush had 14 in 1998-99...played season-high 24 minutes and recorded four rebounds at Idaho, Nov. 30.
    #34 Robbie Cowgill (Austin, Texas) - Started three games...had seven points, five boards and three blocks against Montana State, Nov. 19...posted eight points against Georgia Southern, Nov. 24...tallied seven points and five rebounds against Gonzaga, Dec. 7...made WSU's last four points in final 1:20 of 55-54 win at Portland, Dec. 18.
    #44 Arlen Plaister (Orcas Island) - Walk-on who posted one rebound in one minute of play against Georgia Southern, Nov. 24.
    #45 Jeff Varem (Benue, Nigeria) - Started eight games...tallied 11 points, three assists, and posted a career-high 14 rebounds against Georgia Southern, Nov. 24...highest single-game rebound total since Eddie Miller had 14 at No. 2 Arizona, Jan. 13, 2000...pulled down eight rebounds, and four assists at Kansas State, Nov. 27...tied career-high three steals at Idaho, Nov. 30...scored eight points and nine rebounds against Gonzaga, Dec. 7...averaging 9.7 rebounds over his last three games.

    2004-05 Washington State Season/Career Highs

    Josh Akognon
    Season Highs
    MIN:    18 at Oklahoma State, 12/4/04
    FGM:    4 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04
    FGA:    10 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04
    3FGM:   4 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04
    3FGA:   8 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04
    FTM:    2 vs. Montana State, 11/19/04
    FTA:    2 twice, at Oklahoma State, 12/4/04*
    REB:    2 twice, at Idaho, 11/30/04*
    ASST:   2 at Portland, 12/18/04
    BLKS:   None
    STLS:   1 four times, at Portland, 12/18/04*
    PTS:    12 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04
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    Robbie Cowgill Season Highs MIN: 31 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04 FGM: 3 twice, vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04* FGA: 8 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04 3FGM: 1 twice, at BYU, 12/11/04* 3FGA: 1 twice, at BYU, 12/11/04* FTM: 4 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 FTA: 5 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 REB: 5 twice, vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04* ASST: 1 three times, at Portland, 12/18/04* BLKS: 3 vs. Montana State, 11/19/04 STLS: 1 three times, at Wyoming, 12/22/04* PTS: 8 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 Career Highs (Same) MIN: FGM: FGA: 3FGM: 3FGA: FTM: FTA: REB: ASST: BLKS: STLS: PTS: (BOLD home game, *most recent occurrence)
    Shami Gill Season Highs MIN: 32 at Idaho, 11/30/04 FGM: 6 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 FGA: 10 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 3FGM: None 3FGA: None FTM: 1 twice, at BYU, 12/11/04* FTA: 2 twice, at BYU, 12/11/04* REB: 7 at Idaho, 11/30/04 ASST: 2 at Portland, 12/18/04 BLKS: 1 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 STLS: 2 at Idaho, 11/30/04 PTS: 12 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 Career Highs MIN: 36 at California, 1/4/04 FGM: 6 twice, vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04* FGA: 12 twice, vs. Rice, 11/23/03* 3FGM: 2 twice, vs. UCLA, 1/4/03* 3FGA: 4 vs. Rice, 11/23/03 FTM: 7 vs. USC, 1/10/04 FTA: 7 twice, vs. California, 3/6/04* REB: 13 twice, at Oregon, 1/17/04* ASST: 3 three times, vs. Oregon, 2/14/04* BLKS: 2 at Oregon, 2/21/02 STLS: 2 four times, at Idaho, 11/30/04* PTS: 17 twice, vs. USC, 1/10/04*
    Randy Green Season Highs MIN: 34 at Portland, 12/18/04 FGM: 4 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04 FGA: 10 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04 3FGM: 2 twice, at BYU, 12/11/04* 3FGA: 7 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04 FTM: 2 twice, at Portland, 12/18/04* FTA: 2 twice, at Portland, 12/18/04* REB: 4 at Portland, 12/18/04 ASST: 2 twice, at Oklahoma State, 12/4/04* BLKS: None STLS: 3 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04 PTS: 12 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04 Career Highs MIN: 39 at Montana, 12/13/03 FGM: 8 vs. Oregon State, 2/22/03 FGA: 15 at Montana, 12/13/03 3FGM: 5 at UCLA, 3/6/03 3FGA: 8 at Southern Utah, 11/28/03 FTM: 6 vs. Oregon, 2/20/03 FTA: 8 vs. Oregon, 2/22/03 REB: 4 five times, at Portland, 12/18/04* ASST: 4 twice, vs. Washington, 3/1/03* BLKS: 1 twice, at Oregon, 1/25/03* STLS: 4 twice, at Washington, 2/19/04* PTS: 22 vs. Oregon State, 2/22/03 (BOLD home game, *most recent occurrence)
    Daven Harmeling Season Highs MIN: 24 at Idaho, 11/30/04 FGM: 3 twice, at Kansas State, 11/27/04* FGA: 6 twice, at Oklahoma State, 12/4/04* 3FGM: 2 vs. Montana State, 11/19/04 3FGA: 3 vs. Montana State, 11/19/04 FTM: 2 twice, vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04* FTA: 2 twice, vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04* REB: 4 twice, at Wyoming, 12/22/04* ASST: 2 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 BLKS: None STLS: 1 at Idaho, 11/30/04 PTS: 10 vs. Montana State, 11/19/04 Career Highs (Same) MIN: FGM: FGA: 3FGM: 3FGA: FTM: FTA: REB: ASST: BLKS: STLS: PTS:
    Chris Henry Season Highs MIN: 15 at BYU, 12/11/04 FGM: 1 at BYU, 12/11/04 FGA: 4 at BYU, 12/11/04 3FGM: None 3FGA: None FTM: None FTA: None REB: 1 at Wyoming, 12/22/04 ASST: None BLKS: None STLS: None PTS: 2 at BYU, 12/11/04 Career Highs (Same) MIN: FGM: FGA: 3FGM: 3FGA: FTM: FTA: REB: ASST: BLKS: STLS: PTS: (BOLD home game, *most recent occurrence)
    Thomas Kelati Season Highs MIN: 37 twice, at Wyoming, 12/22/04* FGM: 6 at Portland, 12/18/04 FGA: 16 at Idaho, 11/30/04 3FGM: 4 twice, at Wyoming, 12/22/04* 3FGA: 9 at Wyoming, 12/22/04 FTM: 3 at Idaho, 11/30/04 FTA: 3 twice, at BYU, 12/11/04* REB: 7 twice, at Portland, 12/18/04* ASST: 5 at Wyoming, 12/22/04 BLKS: 1 four times, at Portland, 12/18/04* STLS: 5 at Portland, 12/18/04 PTS: 17 at Portland, 12/18/04 Career Highs MIN: 44 vs. Oregon, 2/14/04 FGM: 11 at Arizona, 2/28/04 FGA: 16 at Idaho, 11/30/04 3FGM: 6 twice, at Washington, 2/19/04* 3FGA: 10 vs. IPFW, 12/1/03 FTM: 6 vs. USC, 1/10/04 FTA: 6 vs. USC, 1/10/04 REB: 10 at Texas, 12/10/01 ASST: 8 vs. Arizona State, 2/6/03 BLKS: 3 vs. Centenary, 3/2/02 STLS: 5 at Portland, 12/18/04 PTS: 27 at Arizona, 2/28/04
    Alex Kirk Season Highs MIN: 1 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 FGM: None FGA: None 3FGM: None 3FGA: None FTM: None FTA: None REB: None ASST: None BLKS: None STLS: None PTS: None Career Highs (Same) MIN: FGM: FGA: 3FGM: 3FGA: FTM: FTA: REB: ASST: BLKS: STLS: PTS: (BOLD home game, *most recent occurrence)
    Derrick Low Season Highs MIN: 37 at Portland, 12/18/04 FGM: 4 at Portland, 12/18/04 FGA: 10 at Wyoming, 12/22/04 3FGM: 2 at Portland, 12/18/04 3FGA: 6 at Wyoming, 12/22/04 FTM: 2 at Wyoming, 12/22/04 FTA: 2 at Wyoming, 12/22/04 REB: 1 at BYU, 12/11/04 ASST: 3 at Portland, 12/18/04 BLKS: 1 at Portland, 12/18/04 STLS: 3 at Wyoming, 12/22/04 PTS: 10 at Portland, 12/18/04 Career Highs (Same) MIN: FGM: FGA: 3FGM: 3FGA: FTM: FTA: REB: ASST: BLKS: STLS: PTS:
    Arlen Plaister Season Highs MIN: 1 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 FGM: None FGA: None 3FGM: None 3FGA: None FTM: None FTA: None REB: 1 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 ASST: None BLKS: None STLS: None PTS: None Career Highs (Same) MIN: FGM: FGA: 3FGM: 3FGA: FTM: FTA: REB: ASST: BLKS: STLS: PTS: (BOLD home game, *most recent occurrence)
    Chris Schlatter Season Highs MIN: 31 twice, at Kansas State, 11/27/04 FGM: 4 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 FGA: 8 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 3FGM: 1 at Kansas State, 11/27/04 3FGA: 4 at Oklahoma State, 12/4/04 FTM: 2 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 FTA: 4 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 REB: 6 at Kansas State, 11/27/04 ASST: 3 at BYU, 12/11/04 BLKS: 1 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 STLS: 2 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 PTS: 10 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 Career Highs MIN: 39 twice, vs. USC, 1/10/04 FGM: 8 at UCLA, 3/6/03 FGA: 13 at UCLA, 3/6/03 3FGM: 4 twice, vs. Arizona, 2/8/03* 3FGA: 7 three times, vs. Arizona, 2/8/03* FTM: 4 three times, at Gonzaga, 12/28/03* FTA: 4 four times, at California, 2/13/03* REB: 7 five times, vs. Washington, 1/24/04* ASST: 6 vs. Gonzaga, 12/2/02 BLKS: 2 vs. Arizona State, 1/29/04 STLS: 3 vs. TCU, 12/6/03 PTS: 19 at UCLA, 3/16/03
    Isaiah Simmons Season Highs MIN: 27 vs. Montana State, 11/19/04 FGM: 3 vs. Montana State, 11/19/04 FGA: 6 vs. Montana State, 11/19/04 3FGM: 1 at BYU, 12/11/04 3FGA: 1 three times, at BYU, 12/11/04* FTM: None FTA: None REB: 8 vs. Montana State, 11/19/04 ASST: 5 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04 BLKS: 1 vs. Montana State, 11/19/04 STLS: 2 vs. Montana State, 11/19/04 PTS: 6 vs. Montana State, 11/19/04 Career Highs MIN: 29 vs. Arizona, 1/31/04 FGM: 3 twice, vs. Montana State, 11/19/04* FGA: 11 vs. Arizona, 1/31/04 3FGM: 1 four times, at Arizona, 2/28/04* 3FGA: 3 at Arizona, 2/28/04 FTM: 2 twice, vs. Arizona State, 1/29/04* FTA: 4 vs. Arizona State, 1/29/04 REB: 8 vs. Montana State, 11/19/04 ASST: 5 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04 BLKS: 1 three times, vs. Montana State, 11/19/04* STLS: 2 vs. Montana State, 11/19/04 PTS: 7 twice, vs. Arizona, 1/31/04* (BOLD home game, *most recent occurrence)
    Jeff Varem Season Highs MIN: 34 at Portland, 12/18/04 FGM: 5 at Portland, 12/18/04 FGA: 10 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04 3FGM: None 3FGA: 2 at Oklahoma State, 12/4/04 FTM: 4 at BYU, 12/11/04 FTA: 6 twice, at BYU, 12/11/04* REB: 14 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 ASST: 4 at Kansas State, 11/27/04 BLKS: 2 vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04 STLS: 3 at Idaho, 11/30/04 PTS: 11 twice, at Portland, 12/18/04* Career Highs MIN: 38 at UCLA, 2/5/05 FGM: 9 vs. USC, 1/10/04 FGA: 12 three times, at UCLA, 2/5/04* 3FGM: 2 vs. Arizona State, 1/29/04 3FGA: 3 four times, vs. Oregon State, 2/12/04* FTM: 10 at USC, 2/7/04 FTA: 13 at USC, 2/7/04 REB: 14 vs. Georgia Southern, 11/24/04 ASST: 5 three times, vs. California, 3/6/04* BLKS: 2 three times, vs. Gonzaga, 12/7/04* STLS: 3 twice, at Idaho, 11/30/04* PTS: 22 vs. USC, 1/10/04
    Kyle Weaver Season Highs MIN: 30 vs. Montana State, 11/19/04 FGM: 3 twice, at Kansas State, 11/27/04* FGA: 11 twice, at Kansas State, 11/27/04 3FGM: None 3FGA: 3 at Oklahoma State, 12/4/04 FTM: 3 at Idaho, 11/30/04 FTA: 4 at Idaho, 11/30/04 REB: 5 at Idaho, 11/30/04 ASST: 6 at Kansas State, 11/27/04 BLKS: 2 at Kansas State, 11/27/04 STLS: 1 three times, at Oklahoma State, 12/4/04* PTS: 7 at Idaho, 11/30/04 Career Highs (Same) MIN: FGM: FGA: 3FGM: 3FGA: FTM: FTA: REB: ASST: BLKS: STLS: PTS: (BOLD home game, *most recent occurrence)

    WASHINGTON STATE CAREER LEADERS

    SCORING 24. Peter Mullins (1951-53) 1,021 Thomas Kelati (2002-present) 790 (Active Leader)

    SCORING AVERAGE 10. Marcus Moore (2001-04) 14.29 Jeff Varem (2004-present) 8.8 (Active Leader)

    FIELD GOALS 10. Marcus Moore (2001-04) 481 Thomas Kelati (2002-present) 270 (Active Leader)

    FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 10. Larry Beck (1955-57) 1,073 Thomas Kelati (2002-present) 653 (Active Leader)

    FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE 10. Ron Davis (1975-76) .494 (310-for-627) Jeff Varem (2004-present) .439 (82-for-187) (Active Leader) NOTE: 2004-05 freshmen are not yet being considered.

    3-POINT FIELD GOALS 1. Eddie Hill (1991-94) 233 2. Bennie Seltzer (1990-93) 230 3. Isaac Fontaine (1994-97) 208 4. Chris Crosby (1997-2000) 202 5. Thomas Kelati (2002-present) 174

    3-POINT FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 1. Bennie Seltzer (1990-93) 585 2. Eddie Hill (1991-94) 561 3. Chris Crosby (1997-2000) 516 4. Marcus Moore (2001-04) 503 5. Isaac Fontaine (1994-97) 455 6. Thomas Kelati (2002-present) 407

    3-POINT FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE 1. Isaac Fontaine (1994-97) .457 (208-for-455) 2. Thomas Kelati (2002-present) .435 (174-for-407) 3. Joe Wallace (1984-87) .427 (50-for-117) NOTE: 2004-05 freshmen are not yet being considered.

    FREE THROWS 10. Don Collins (1977-80) 335 Jeff Varem (2004-present) 84 (Active Leader)

    FREE THROW ATTEMPTS 10. Keith Morrison (1983-86) 460 Jeff Varem (2004-present) 116 (Active Leader)

    FREE THROW PERCENTAGE 10. Shannon Antrum (1995-96) .7787 (183-for-235) Shami Gill (2002-present) .734 (80-for-109) (Active Leader) NOTES: Thomas Kelati is 76-for-91 (.835) and Randy Green is 44-for-54 (.815) in their careers, but do not have enough attempts to qualify... 2004-05 freshmen are not yet being considered.

    REBOUNDS 10. Ted Wierman (1967-69) 667 Shami Gill (2002-present) 341 (Active Leader)

    REBOUNDING AVERAGE 5. John Maras (1958-60) 9.1 Jeff Varem (2004-present) 5.1 (Active Leader)

    ASSISTS 10. Anthony Kidd (1986-89) 255 Thomas Kelati (2002-present) 217 (Active Leader)

    ASSISTS AVERAGE 6. Dan Steward (1970-72) 3.55 Thomas Kelati (2002-present) 2.36 (Active Leader) NOTE: 2004-05 freshmen are not yet being considered.

    BLOCKS 10. Tavares Mack (1994-97) 55 Thomas Kelati (2002-present) 27 (Active Leader)

    STEALS 8. Bryan Rison (1979-80) 119 9. Thomas Kelati (2002-present) 108

    NCAA CAREER COACHING WINS (Minimum 10 years as Division I head coach) 72. Butch van Breda Kolff 482 (1952-67, 78-79, 85-94) (Lafayette 1952-55, 85-88, Hofstra 56-62, 89-94, Princeton 63-67, New Orleans 78-79) 73. Dick Bennett 472

    When Washington State...

    Plays an overtime game 0-0 Plays a live television game 1-3

    Leads at the half 4-2 Trails at the half 1-2 Tied at the half 0-0

    Shoots under 40 percent FG 3-4 Shoots 40-44 percent FG 1-0 Shoots 45-49 percent FG 1-0 Shoots 50 percent or better FG 0-0

    Opponent shoots under 40 percent FG 4-0 Opponent shoots 40-44 percent FG 0-3 Opponent shoots 45-49 percent FG 1-0 Opponent shoots 50 percent or better FG 0-1

    Makes 0-4 three-pointers 2-1 Makes 5-7 three-pointers 2-3 Makes 8 or more three-pointers 1-0

    Shoots more FTs than its opponent 2-0 Shoots less FTS than its opponents 3-4 Shoots same FTS as its opponent 0-0

    Has more rebounds than opponent 3-0 Has less rebounds than opponent 2-4 Has the same rebounds as opponent 0-0

    Has less than 10 TOs 0-1 Has 10-15 TOs 5-2 Has more than 15 TOs 0-1 Opponent commits less than 10 TOs 0-1 Opponent commits 10-15 TOs 3-0 Opponent commits more than 15 TOs 2-3

    Scores less than 50 points 2-2 Scores 50-59 points 2-2 Scores 60-69 points 1-0 Scores 70-79 points 0-0 Scores 80-89 points 0-0 Scores 90 or more points 0-0

    Allows less than 50 points 4-1 Allows 50-59 points 1-1 Allows 60-69 points 0-1 Allows 70-79 points 0-0 Allows 80-89 points 0-1 Allows 90 or more points 0-0

    Plays a day game 2-2 Plays a night game 3-2

    Plays Monday 0-0 Plays Tuesday 1-1 Plays Wednesday 1-1 Plays Thursday 0-0 Plays Friday 1-0 Plays Saturday 2-2 Plays Sunday 0-0

    Plays in November 3-1 Plays in December 2-3 Plays in January 0-0 Plays in February 0-0 Plays in March 0-0

    Wears its gray uniforms 2-1 Wears its crimson uniforms 3-3

    Updated thru 12/22/04

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