Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Washington State Cougars

Head Coach: Ernie Kent

Team Mascot: Butch T. Cougar

Year Opened: 1973

Capacity: 11671

City / State: Pullman / Washington

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Washington State Cougars vs Washington Huskies

Rival Team: Washington Huskies

The Cougars and Huskies have a long-running rivalry that dates back to the 1909-10 season. The two teams have met every year since 1916-17 and have almost as strong a rivalry on the hardwood as on the gridiron, so don’t miss it when these two Evergreen State rivals square off.

Washington State Cougars vs Gonzaga Bulldogs

Rival Team: Gonzaga Bulldogs

Pullman and Spokane are only 75 miles apart sparking an intense rivalry between Washington State and Gonzaga. The two schools first met in 1907 and have met annually since 2001, so make sure to be in attendance when the Cougars and Bulldogs meet.

Battle of the Palouse

Rival Team: Idaho Vandals

Idaho is the closest school to Washington State with only eight miles separating the two. Over the years the two schools have developed strong rivalries in a variety of sports and basketball is no different. Washington State and Idaho have played every year since 1906, so circle the date on the schedule when the Vandals come to town.

Washington State Cougars vs Oregon State Beavers

Rival Team: Oregon State Beavers

The Washington State-Oregon State rivalry is a longstanding rivalry that predates the Pac-12. There is no love lost between these two rivals, and there are always plenty of bragging rights on the line when the two meet, so don’t miss it when the Cougars and Beavers play.

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Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Washington State Cougars

Head Coach: Ernie Kent

Team Mascot: Butch T. Cougar

Year Opened: 1973

Capacity: 11671

City / State: Pullman / Washington

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