Washington State signed coach Kyle Smith to a contract extension Thursday that goes through the 2026-27 season and adds two years to the original contract he was given when he was hired.
Jeff Borzello surveyed anonymous coaches from each of the top conferences to ID the teams from their leagues that have flown beneath the offseason radar.
- Washington St. extends Smith through '26-27
- High-scoring Flowers heading to Washington St.
- Oregon's Duarte voted Pac-12 player of year
- Arizona State-Washington State game postponed
ESPN's panel talks Pac-12 recruiting, including UCLA's run, changes at Arizona, and Oregon's uncommon transfer success.
Jeff Borzello talked to anonymous coaches about the Pac-12 schools that have the most and fewest recruiting advantages.
Former South Alabama guard Michael Flowers, the top available scorer in the transfer portal, has committed to play at Washington State next season, he announced Saturday.
— Alonzo Verge Jr. scored on a challenged drive in the lane with 11 seconds left, lifting Arizona State to a 64-59 win over Washington State in the opening round of the Pac-12 Conference tournament on Wednesday.
Oregon senior Chris Duarte has been named the AP's Pac-12 player of the year after helping lead the Ducks to their second straight regular-season title.
— Remy Martin scored 23 points, including a 3-pointer with 0.4 seconds to play in overtime, and Arizona State beat Washington State 77-74 on Saturday night for the Sun Devils'...
— James Akinjo scored 19 points and Arizona shut down Washington State, pulling away for a 69-53 victory on Thursday night.
Gonzaga and Baylor are still Nos. 1 and 2 by a wide margin, but did the weekend's Big Ten results upset the top-5 balance of power?
— Noah Williams scored a career-high 40 points and Washington State outlasted Stanford 85-76 in triple overtime on Saturday.
— Noah Williams scored a career-high 32 points with four 3-pointers, nine rebounds, a career-high tying seven assists and three steals as Washington State pounded Cal 82-51 Thursday night, the Cougars largest margin of victory in the history of their...
— Marcus Tsohonis scored a career-high 29 points, including a winning floater in the lane with 2.4 seconds left, and Washington edged rival Washington State 65-63 on Monday...
— Tahj Eaddy scored a season high 29 points, Evan Mobley had 20 points, 11 rebounds and six blocked shots and No. 20 Southern California beat Washington State 76-65 on Saturday night for its 10th straight victory over the Cougars.
— Isaac Bonton scored 26 points and Washington State avenged an ugly 30-point blowout from four weeks earlier with an 81-73 win over UCLA on Thursday night.
— Ethan Thompson scored all 12 of his points in the final 8:37 to help Oregon State pull away for a 68-66 win over Washington State on Saturday.
— Isaac Bonton scored 23 points and Washington State made 6 of 8 free throws in the final 30 seconds to defeat Oregon 74-71 on Thursday night, the Cougars' first win in Eugene since 2009 and first-ever in Matthew Knight Arena.
— Isaac Bonton scored 18 of his 25 points in the second half, Noah Williams added 21 points, and Washington State snapped its six-game losing streak with a 77-62 win over rival Washington on Sunday night.
— McKinley Wright IV scored 10 of his 16 points in the final eight-plus minutes, Jeriah Horne hit 3 of 5 from 3-point range and finished with 15 points, and Colorado held on for a 70-58 win over Washington State on Wednesday night.
— Evan Battey had 16 points on 6-of-11 shooting, McKinley Wright IV added all 12 of his points in the second half, and Colorado rallied from an 18-point, first-half deficit to beat Washington State 70-59 on Saturday night.
— Branden Carlson scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the first double-double by a Utah player this season, and the balanced, potent Utes offense handed Washington State a stinging 71-56 defeat at home on Thursday night.
— Tahj Eaddy scored 14 of his season-high 21 points in the first half and Southern California defeated Washington State 85-77 on Saturday night for the Trojans’ sixth straight victory.
— Johnny Juzang scored a career-high 17 points and UCLA rolled to a 91-61 victory over Washington State on Thursday, extending its overall winning streak to five and its home-court victory streak to 14.
— Oscar da Silva scored 17 of his 27 points in the second half and Stanford pulled away for a 75-60 win over Washington State on Saturday.
— Isaac Bonton made 7 of 11 shots and finished with 21 points, five rebounds and six assists to help Washington State beat California 71-60 on Thursday night.