Who and what the Washington St. Cougars lose this year

Brock Motum WSU Cougars

NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars basketball blogger Jordin Ereth gives us a somber reminder of what NCAA sports are all about with this piece about departing seniors Brock Motum, and Mike Ladd. While Motum started slow and developed into the threat he is today, Ladd had some promising upside before injuries took the front seat. Both will be sorely missed over at Wazzu, but with the recruits Ken Bone has in store, a winner might not be too far over the horizon.

*Just My 2 Cents* Keep Ken Bone as Cougar Head coach

Ken Bone deserves another season as WSU's head coach. (Photo: Dean Hare/AP)

NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars Blogger Jeff Duncan makes a case for why Ken Bone deserves more time as WSU’s head basketball coach. In his four seasons at WSU, Bone has a 70-65 overall record. That’s a winning percentage of over .500. Not many Cougar head coaches can claim that after their first four years. He’s also recruited talent such as Mike Ladd, DaVonte Lacey, Reggie Moore, Royce Woolridge and Demarquise Johnson

Weighing in on Washington St. Cougars Head Coach Ken Bone

Ken Bone, Washington State

NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars basketball blogger Jordin Ereth talks about how WSU head coach Ken Bone may not see himself as coach of the Cougs for much longer. While he has been good at bringing in talent and on the defensive side of the ball, his inability to develop the talent and bring the Cougars prominence in the Pac-12 may soon cost him.

2013 Pac 12 Tournament preview: Washington State Cougars

Brock Motum

NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars basketball blogger Jordin Ereth discusses how WSU looks heading into the 2013 Pac 12 tournament. The Cougars ended the season as the 11th seed, fittingly facing their rivals – the Washington Huskies. Big impacts are expected this week by Dexter Kernich-Drew and Will DiIorio, both capable players but nowhere near the offensive efficiency of DaVonte Lacy and Mike Ladd.

WSU head coach Ken Bone is on the “Hot Seat”

Ken Bone is one the hot seat in his fourth season at WSU. (Photo: AP)

NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars basketball blogger Jordin Ereth discusses how WSU head coach Ken Bone is on the hot seat as the 2012-13 season starts to wind down. Bone has brought in recruits such as Reggie Moore, DaVonte Lacy and junior college transfers Mike Ladd and Faisal Aden, but production has been mediocre at best. With talent coming in next season, the team could show improvement. The question is, will Bone be around to see it?

2013 Washington St. Cougars Basketball: Month in review

Brock Motum and D.J> Shelton

NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars basketball blogger Jordin Ereth talks about the month of January for the Cougars. The games have been intense, stressful, competitive, and all of the other anxiety-producing emotions under the sun. Yet the Cougars have not come out victoriously very often. The Cougars are coming off of a nail-biting win over Oregon State. Hopefully this will boost Brock Motom, DaVonte Lacy, and Mike Ladd to greater heights.

2012 Washington St. Cougars basketball: Month in review

Brock Motum and D.J> Shelton

NWSB Editor and Insider Jordin Ereth reviews the first month of the Washington State Cougars basketball season. After the abysmal year from the Washington State Cougars football program, there was an aura of optimism surrounding the upcoming basketball season. One month into the 2012-2013 campaign, and the Cougars stand at 7-4. Brock Motum is the head of the pack, Mike Ladd is the biggest surprise and Royce Woolridge has the most room for improvement.

Washington St. Hoops: Five fearless predictions

Cougars Huskies

NWSB Insider and WSU Cougars blogger Britton Ransford gives us five fearless predictions for the 2012-13 Washington State season. The media has pegged the Cougs to finish 10th in the Pac-12, but this could be a team that surprises a lot of people and makes a run at postseason play. Ransford believes that Brock Mortum will challenge for Pac-12 Player of the Year, DaVonte Lacy will earn Pac-12 All Second Team honors and Royce Woolridge will excel at point guard.

Hoops Primer: Washington St. Cougars 2012-13 preview

Ken Bone, Washington State

NWSB Writer Steve Lee previews Washington State’s 2012-2013 college basketball season. There were hopes that this would be the season that the Cougars removed themselves from the role of “lil brother” to the Washington Huskies. Unfortunately, a string of misfortune hit Pullman and the Washington State faithful will have to wait until next year for a dance ticket. Good times ahead for Ken Bone, Brock Motum, and Que Johnson.

Reggie Moore’s dissmissal adds more doubt to Cougars’ season

Reggie Moore

NWSB Insider and WSU Cougars basketball blogger Jordin Ereth reports today on the news out of Pullman that Cougars Reggie Moore was dismissed from the Washington State Cougars basketball team Monday due to a violation of team rules by Coach Ken Bone. With the loss of Reggie and Johnson – also known as “Que” – it is going to be interesting to see who steps up for the Cougar offense this season.

New kids on the block: Profiling Washington State basketball newcomers

James Hunter, Washington State Hoops

NW Sports Beat Editor and Writer Britton Ransford profiles the newcomers to the Washington State Cougars basketball program in the 2012-2013 season. The Cougs were able to snag a good crop of guys – Demarquise Johnson, Richard Longrus, Brett Boese, Jams Hunter and Jordan Railey. Brock Motum should be smiling right about now.

WSU Cougars Basketball 2012/13 – incoming players – notable recruits

Ken Bone, Washington State

NWSB Insider Steve Lee has been following Washington State Men’s Basketball recruiting for the 2012-2013 recruiting class. Coach Ken Bone found some future stars in Demarquise Johnson, Brett Boese, Richard Longrus and big man Richard Peters. With the addition of these four recruits, the Cougars will be able to fill in the gaps from the 2012 departures.

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