Washington State with five seasons separated with coach Ernis Kent, announced on Thursday night
Kent, 64, Pullman, 2014 . In the first year of the Cougars, Pac-12 gathered eight seats and has never finished more than 10 since then.
Kent was 47-77 this season, and Washington State finished 11-21 and 4-14. Pac. 12.
"Today I met Ernie and let him know to change the leadership of our basketball program," said sports director Pat Chun. "We appreciate what Ernie has done for the Washington state, but we need new directions at this time to revitalize our fan base and return to the program. I am optimistic that our returning students, athletes, give us a direct chance to move our program on a positive trajectory.
The Cougars season ended on Wednesday night with 84–51
Washington State has not reached the NCAA tournament since 2008 when Tony Bennett was at the wheel