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WSU fires coach Ken Bone after five seasons

Ken Bone, the former Washington assistant who also coached at Seattle Pacific and Portland State, has been fired as head coach at Washington State after compiling an 80-86 record in five seasons.

WSU finished with a 10-21 record this season, and went just 3-15 in Pac-12 play to finish in 11th place. The Cougars finished 13-19 and 4-14 in 2012-13, and finished 19-18 and 7-11 in 2011-12. That steady decline followed a 22-13 finish in 2010-11, a season in which Bone guided WSU to the NIT semifinals. Read more »


Video: Ken Bone says his team has ‘stopped panicking’

Washington State head coach Ken Bone touched on a lot of topics Tuesday. He says much of Royce Woolridge’s recent uptick can just be attributed to playing more after taking almost two years off from game competition. He also said he’s felt the team was close to putting together a small run. Then joked, “We’re not overconfident.”


WSU postgame comments from Ken Bone, Marcus Capers and Abe Lodwick

Washington State Quotes:

Head Coach Ken Bone

On free throws…

“We got to the line, which was critical especially with a team that shoots a very good percentage. I think we are one of the top two teams in the league percentage wise but we just didn’t put them down. We made free throws in the first half. They made free throws in the second half and we didn’t.”

On the overall game…

“It was a game in where we thought we could compete and work hard…and we did. We played extremely hard but there is

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