On Saturday, college basketball fans will finally get to see America's two biggest little schools play each other at historic Hinkle Fieldhouse with all the trimmings: A prime-time tip and a national audience on ESPN.
Tyrone Wallace scored a season-high 16 points, Cobbs made six free throws in the final two minutes and California played solid defense in the second half to overcame a sloppy offensive performance and beat Washington State 67-54 on Saturday.
An internal investigation into a former player's allegations of abuse by Washington State football coaches didn't turn up any evidence of such abuse, athletic director Bill Moos said Wednesday.
The YouTube video seems to show UW tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins taking a fist to the face from a stranger as Cougar fans rushed the field after their improbable victory Friday night.
Andrew Furney kicked a 27-yard field goal on Washington State's first possession of overtime, and the Cougars overcame an 18-point deficit in the fourth quarter to stun rival Washington 31-28 in the Apple Cup on Friday, snapping an eight-game losing streak.
Washington State coach Mike Leach failed to give any explanation Sunday as to who will be his starting quarterback the day after Thanksgiving when Washington State hosts rival Washington in the Apple Cup.
Quarterbacks Taylor Kelly and Michael Eubank accounted for six touchdowns Saturday, and Arizona State became bowl eligible with a 46-7 rout over Washington State that ended the Sun Devils' four-game losing streak.
Washington State football coach Mike Leach denied his players are subjected to any type of abuse, as alleged by star receiver Marquess Wilson.
Washington State President Elson Floyd has called for a review of claims of abusive behavior by coach Mike Leach and his staff toward players by wide receiver Marquess Wilson.
UCLA coach Jim Mora saw his team jump out to a 30-point lead, then need to hang on to beat Washington State 44-36 on Saturday night.
The NewsHour map shows the outline of the State of Washington filled in with green - appropriate, given Washington is the Evergreen State, after all. But it's the big yellow O atop all that green that might make Husky and Cougar fans toss their tote bags in protest.
Washington State University Coach Mike Leach banned players from using Twitter on Tuesday evening after a series of messages on the social media website was brought to his attention.
Jeff Tuel is back on top in WSU's back-and-forth quarterback battle, but coach Mike Leach is more concerned about the play of his receivers. Leach this week blasted his receivers for dropping balls during last weekend's 31-17 loss to California.
Washington State (2-5, 0-4) has now lost four in a row, and new coach Mike Leach is still looking for his first Pac-12 win.
Jordan Poyer had three interceptions, Sean Mannion passed for 270 yards and No. 14 Oregon State survived a shaky start with a 19-6 win over Washington State Saturday.