Safety Shalom Luani and defensive end Jeremiah Mitchell will join the Cougars in time for the start of the spring semester.
Senior guard Tia Presley scored 18 of her game-high 21 points in the second half to lead Washington State to a 59-58 victory at Gonzaga. WSU trailed 56-48 with 5:15 to play.
Marcus Mariota threw for 303 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a career-high three scores, and Oregon almost certainly secured a playoff spot by overwhelming eighth-ranked Arizona, 51-13, in the Pac-12 title game Friday night.
The Apple Cup and Civil War lack suspense, UCLA may want to rethink its place in L.A. and RichRod has Arizona rolling.
For the 107th Apple Cup, Washington State trotted out as many talismans as it could find: Steve Gleason, the heroic former Cougar afflicted with ALS; Mike Price, who coached the team to two Rose Bowls; even a 19-degree night, the sort mythology holds will inevitably trip up UW.
Led by Danny Shelton on defense and Dwayne Washington on offense, Huskies hammer Cougars in ice-cold Apple Cup.
After a cold Thanksgiving weekend in the Palouse, the Huskies could be heading to much warmer climate after Christmas. Nothing will be official for another week, but the Cactus Bowl is one potential destination for the Huskies. That game is scheduled for Jan. 2 in Tempe, Ariz.
Lia Galdeira scored 33 points to match her career high and help Washington State beat No. 10 Maryland 70-64 at the San Juan Shootout in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.
DaVonte Lacy scored 26 of his 31 points in the second half and overtime as Washington State beat Missouri State 89-84 in the fourth-place game of the Great Alaska Shootout on Saturday.
“You basically just have to go in there and enjoy that hostile environment,” UW senior receiver DiAndre Campbell said. “There’s nothing like it.”
Washington State has lost several games it should have won, so this young team’s 3-8 record may not reflect where the program is really at in its third year under Mike Leach.
The Washington State women’s basketball suffered just its second loss of the season Friday, falling to Michigan in the opening round of the San Juan Shootout, 76-64.
Krista Vansant had 15 kills and a .306 hitting percentage to lead the Washington women’s volleyball team to a sweep of Washington State in Pullman in the regular-season finale for both teams.
A closer look at Saturday’s matchup
In his final game in a Washington uniform, and in the final game of Jim Owens’ 18-year coaching career at UW, Denny Fitzpatrick rushed for 249 yards to lead the Huskies to a 24-17 Apple Cup victory at Joe Albi Stadium.
Former linebacker is only member of Class of 2014. Afflicted with ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Gleason also has helped raised public awareness of the disease.
Dahl has started two years, including at the challenging left tackle position, where he hadn’t given up a sack until allowing one last week at Arizona State.
Washington State senior defensive lineman Toni Pole missed last week’s game because of a foot injury but hopes to play against the Huskies in the Apple Cup on Saturday.