2021 Season

2021 Schedule
9-3, 7th in Pac-12
37d

Williams clutch at the line, WSU edges Idaho 61-58

— Noah Williams scored 19 points, including a pair of free throws with 10 seconds left, and Washington State rallied out of a double-digit deficit for the third straight game to edge Idaho 61-58 Wednesday night.

52d

Courtside: The guys look ahead to the first week of college hoops, preview the Big Ten and Pac-12, and talk to Rutgers' Steve Pikiell

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the silliness of Bruce Pearl’s self-imposed sanctions, if the NCAA will close its investigation of LSU this season, why it’s not a big deal if games are being canceled and which matchups they’re excited to watch the first week of the season. Later, the guys preview the Big Ten and Pac-12 (18:45). And finally, they talk to Rutgers head coach Steve Pikiell (43:33).

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58dJeff Borzello

WSU coach Smith tests positive for COVID-19

Washington State men's basketball head coach Kyle Smith tested positive for COVID-19 this week, the school announced Wednesday.

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113dJeff Borzello

Pac-12 gives hoops go-ahead for Nov. 25 start

The Pac-12 announced Thursday that the conference's men's and women's basketball teams could begin their seasons on Nov. 25, the same day as the rest of the country.

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126d

Washington St. to cut jobs, reduce coaches' pay

Washington State's athletic department will cut 10 full-time jobs and top coaches will take a voluntary 15% pay cut to help deal with budget problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

163d

The CFB Pod: The latest on UConn canceling its season, the new Big Ten schedule, players opting out and the Pac-12 player unity group

Kevin Negandhi spins the wheel of college football news, first with Heather Dinich as they discuss UConn canceling its season, the Big Ten revising its schedule to accommodate teams potentially quarantining, the role of the NCAA Board of Governors and if this is the the start of the Power Five schools breaking off from the NCAA (1:07). Then, Adam Rittenberg joins the podcast to talk about #BigTenUnited, how #BigTenUnited differs from the Pac-12’s player unity group, the potential for more NFL-caliber players to opt out of the season and the Pac-12 planning a loan program to rescue athletic departments if the season doesn’t happen (14:56). Later, Harry Lyles Jr. goes deep on the Pac-12 players’ demands for the conference and the “blueprint” they’ve created (28:00).

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225dJeff Borzello and Myron Medcalf

Texas St. coach used racist remarks, ex-PG says

Texas State's men's basketball team played in a racially insensitive climate under Danny Kaspar, according to two former players who said the coach directed ethnic jokes and various stereotypes at minority players.

Team Stats

Points Per Game68.7269th
Rebounds Per Game40.8Tied-39th
Assists Per Game11.3Tied-323rd
Points Allowed64.4

Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record6-6
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances6