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By Garth Meyer
Whitman County Gazette 

First loss of the season

WSU falls to Arizona in double-overtime

 

Last updated 1/7/2021 at 10:16am

PULLMAN – What would decide a double-overtime game between two PAC-12 early season contenders last Saturday night in Pullman?

A ball thrown off an opponent’s thigh to save a possession? A tip-away steal on the dribble in the last minute of regulation? The lingering effect of a technical on WSU coach Kyle Smith an hour-and-a-half earlier?

None of the above – it was a banked-in three-pointer from the top of the key, Arizona winning 86-82.

The silence that followed in the no-fans-allowed Beasley Coliseum was expected, if not emphasized.

“It’s tough, we’re not satisfied right now, a...



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