Ernie Kent, who is somewhat familiar with Houdini escapes from his days coaching at Oregon, accepted a challenge of a similar magnitude, that of rebuilding the sagging Washington State men’s basketball program.
Washington State athletic director Bill Moos says he expects the Cougars to be competitive in men’s basketball, to be in the NCAA tournament more often than not. Right now, that looks like quite a challenge.
This season has been a struggle for coach Lorenzo Romar’s Huskies and for two of his former assistants’ teams. Ken Bone might be done at Washington State, and Cameron Dollar is finding the transition to Div. I difficult at Seattle U.