College Sports


WSU opens search for defensive coordinator

After Mike Breske is dismissed Sunday, the Cougars begin to look for a new ’D’ coordinator.

Miles credits teammates for increased confidence

After facing criticism, UW QB Cyler Miles finishes the regular season with 16 TDs and only three picks.

Cougs close out disappointing campaign

After reaching a bowl game in 2013, the Cougars dropped six of their final seven games to finish 3-9 this year.

Beavers miss bowl game; Riley reassesses

Oregon State coach Mike Riley is facing a growing chorus of questions about whether his old-school offense can cut it in the Pac-12.

Arizona has history of thwarting Oregon’s Mariota

For Arizona, it hasn’t been a matter of stopping Marcus Mariota, just throwing him a bit off-kilter.

Washington edges UTEP for Wooden title

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Washington’s performance from the free throw line was abysmal for most of Sunday night.

Huskies await bowl destiny

SEATTLE — The Washington Huskies wrapped up their first regular season under Chris Petersen with an emphatic 31-13 Apple Cup victory late Saturday night in Pullman.

Oregon hands Vikings 81-59 defeat

EUGENE — With his team off to another slow start, Oregon coach Dana Altman turned to his bench to throw some fire and ice at Portland State.

Cougs sneak by Bears

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — DaVonte Lacy scored 26 of his 31 points after halftime as Washington State beat Missouri State 89-84 in the fourth-place game of the Great Alaska Shootout on Saturday.

Washington to host New Hampshire in NCAA volleyball tournament

SEATTLE — The Washington volleyball team hosts New Hampshire at 7 p.m. Friday after earning the No. 3 overall seed in the NCAA tournament as the 64-team field was announced on Sunday.

Missionaries take care of two Tigers

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – For the second day in a row Whitman College’s women’s basketball team squared off with a team of Tigers.

Chapman holds off Missionary men

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. – Whitman College had the returning Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) tournament champions on the ropes all afternoon Saturday, but Chapman University rallied in the second half to eke out a 72-67 non-conference victory over the Missionaries in men’s basketball action at UC Santa Cruz’s Kaiser Permanente Arena.

Huskies romp past Cougars to keep Apple Cup

PULLMAN — Dwayne Washington rushed for 135 yards and touchdown runs of 51 and 60 yards, and Washington retained the Apple Cup with a 31-13 win over Washington State on Saturday night.

Ducks manhandle Beavers in Civil War

CORVALLIS — Marcus Mariota threw for 367 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 39 yards and two more scores to lead third-ranked Oregon to a 47-19 victory over Oregon State in the 118th Civil War game Saturday night.

Zags top St. John's for NIT Season Tip-Off title

NEW YORK — Domantas Sabonis had 14 points and eight rebounds to help No. 10 Gonzaga beat St. John’s 73-66 on Friday night in the NIT Season Tip-Off championship game.