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  1. Pac-12: Five Things I Can't Wait To See

    Diamond Leung

    Here are five things I can't wait to see in the Pac-12 this season: 1. How good are the freshman guards? The Pac-12 lost a boatload of talent to the NBA draft, but that doesn't necessarily mean the conference is short on star power. A number of...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  2. An offseason roundup of the Pac-12

    Diamond Leung

    The new-look Pac-12 has decided not to expand again for the time being, as it already appears to be positioned for long-term success based upon the maneuverings of Larry Scott. But the commissioner doesn't diagram plays or make jump shots. For ...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  3. Pac-12 expands its league and its exposure -- college basketball

    Diamond Leung

    Pac-12 programs and their fans often feel underappreciated and underexposed. Commissioner Larry Scott felt their pain. So he went out and expanded the league and struck TV deals that will forever transform basketball in the conference.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2011
  4. Bracket reveal: 76 Classic

    Diamond Leung

    Tournament bracket for the 76 Classic When and where: Nov. 24-25, 27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Initial thoughts: Lon Kruger gets an opportunity to win a 76 Classic championship for a second straight year, but it'll be ...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  5. Klay Thompson of Washington State declares for draft, won't hire ...

    Diamond Leung

    Washington State guard Klay Thompson has announced his intention to enter the NBA draft, but will hold off on hiring an agent until he's certain about his draft position.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2011
  6. Washington State Cougars' DeAngelo Casto reinstated for NIT game

    Diamond Leung

    Washington State removed a suspension on DeAngelo Casto in time for the junior forward to play in Wednesday's NIT quarterfinal game against Northwestern.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2011
  7. Short-handed Wazzu finds a way at Stanford

    Diamond Leung

    STANFORD, Calif. -- Washington State knew it would be facing an uphill climb on Saturday before the Cougars even entered Maples Pavilion. Getting off the team bus, coach Ken Bone informed the team that he had suspended starting point guard Reggie ...

    Blog | January 16, 2011
  8. A look at what to expect in the Pac-10 this season

    Diamond Leung

    With nonconference play drawing to a close, we take a look at the start of Pac-10 play.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2010
  9. Klay Thompson comes through for Wazzu

    Diamond Leung

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Klay Thompson didn't have his best shooting night, but when it counted most, he came through for Washington State. Thompson buried a 3-pointer with 14.5 seconds in regulation to tie the score and send the game into overtime,...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  10. Diamond Leung: Thompson stays in school to add strength to his sh...

    Diamond Leung

    Washington State's Klay Thompson has the shooting ability that NBA scouts love. But this son of a former No. 1 pick is returning to school after a difficult season to add strength -- and wins -- to his resume.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2010
  11. Wazzu gets help on ethics and morality

    Diamond Leung

    Washington State was embarrassed last year when three of its top players had separate run-ins with the law over marijuana, and this offseason coach Ken Bone has tried to change the team culture by getting the Cougars to go out and perform community s...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  12. Washington State cleans up team culture

    Diamond Leung

    Washington State filled its news section this offseason with stories of community service. The Cougars helped one woman build a house with Habitat for Humanity, encouraged academics with kids at a basketball clinic, walked in the National Lentil Fest...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  13. Washington State searches for consistency

    Diamond Leung

    It's only been his second season, but Washington State coach Ken Bone has already experienced quite a ride since taking over the program. To briefly sum it up, the Cougars had promising 10-2 starts in non-conference play in both seasons, but then fi...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  14. Washington State likes at-large chances

    Diamond Leung

    Washington State heads into its first-round Pac-10 tournament game against Washington as a No. 6 seed with uncertainty in its backcourt, but coach Ken Bone feels the Cougars might not need to win the tournament to make the NCAA tournament. "Even t...

    Blog | March 07, 2011
  15. Misplaced iPod costs Klay Thompson

    Diamond Leung

    Washington State lost by two points at last-place Arizona State on Saturday, likely ending any argument the 17-10 Cougars might have had for deserving an at-large bid into the NCAA tournament. It didn't help that Washington State was missing guard...

    Blog | February 22, 2011
  16. Colorado, Wazzu fans asked to stay classy

    Diamond Leung

    Colorado has been pleased with the energy of the fans this season, but today it addressed students after receiving e-mails and phone calls following Tuesday's loss to Kansas regarding a profane chant directed at the Jayhawks. Colorado coach Tad Bo...

    Blog | January 28, 2011