The Cougs were forced to overcome another slow start as they held off the Boise State upset bid.
A frantic comeback in the final seven minutes wasn’t enough for Washington State to beat the Jackrabbits on Saturday afternoon.
Noah Williams had a chance to win the game with a buzzer beating three, but it hit the rim as USC walked out of Beasley with a two point win.
Despite three opportunities to win the first set, the Cougars were still swept by Baylor to end their season.
WSU advances to the second round with a dominant sweep of Northern Colorado in the Waco regional.
The Cougars rebounded from a second half collapse against Eastern with a comfortable 22 point win.
USC’s leadership made a splash hire with a head coach that has been nails in west coast recruiting over the last half decade.
The Cougar offense struggled against UW on Saturday as the Huskies picked up a four set win in Seattle.
For the first time since 2019 the Apple Cup will be played. Neither team has the same head coach they started the season with as we get ready for this game.
An 11-0 run in the third quarter led the Cougars to a comfortable win over Idaho in the women’s Battle of the Palouse.