Cougs ranked 14th in both national polls

The Washington State Univerity men’s basketball team is ranked 14th in both the Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today national polls announced Monday, Feb. 5.

The rankings in the AP poll equals the highest by the Cougars (19-4, 8-3 Pacific-10) in school history. Washington State was ranked 14th, by the Associated Press Jan. 25, 1949.

Washington State has appeared in the AP poll four different weeks this season, the most in school history. The Cougars have been ranked the last three weeks, also a first in school history. WSU was ranked for three weeks in 1948-49 and 1949-50, but not in succession.

The Cougars are coming off road wins at Arizona and Arizona State and will host Stanford (No. 25 Associated Press), Thursday at 7 p.m. California will be in Pullman to take on the WSU at 2 p.m., Saturday.

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