Cougars A.M. Links: Washington State News 3/31


It wasn’t a quiet day in WSU sports news, as the Cougs won baseball game and retired Olerud’s number, football Spring ball continued with practice number 5 and the football team got their first commit for 2014. However not a whole lot of articles to present to you this morning. Stay tuned this morning and throughout the day as we’re starting to hit the recruiting party pretty hard and should have one or two articles for you before the day is over. For now, here’s just a few articles to wake up to.

Basketball

Danny Lawhorn Commits to WSU – CougCenter

Unlike fellow class of 2013 commit Ikenna Iroegbu, whose point guard abilities might have been overstated, Lawhorn is the definition of a “pass-first” guy in the truest sense of the word: He assisted on a whopping 38 percent of his teammates’ baskets when he was on the floor last year.

Football

WSU football recruiting 2014: QB Peyton Bender commits to the Cougs – CougCenter

Bender is currently unranked and unrated on both Scout and Rivals. That doesn’t mean much at this point in the recruiting cycle, and he is sure to get evaluated now that he has committed to a Pac-12 program. Washington State handed Bender his first offer, and that was all he needed.

Cougar receiver Lewis impresses Leach – Spokesman Review

So loquacious is Mike Leach that he’s sure to have a clever way to describe the game of freshman receiver Robert Lewis, a slight, super-quick athlete who’s been working into Washington State’s receiver rotation through the team’s first five practices this spring.

 

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