SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Washington State men’s basketball will open the 2016-17 Pac-12 season at Washington, the Pac-12 Conference announced Tuesday, along with the weekly conference matchups and site designations.
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The Cougars’ nonconference schedule is set and was released in May, while all of the weeks and locations for their conference opponents are set as well. The Pac-12 will announce the completed conference schedule in conjunction with the Pac-12 Networks following television selections by the networks. The completed schedule with dates, opponents and times is expected to be released in late August or early September.
The Cougars open up the Pac-12 season on the road for the third time in the last four years, taking on Washington at Seattle the week of Dec. 28 through Jan. 1. WSU’s 2016-17 Pac-12 home opener will take place the week of Jan. 4-8 as it hosts Oregon and Oregon State. That marks the only meeting of the season for WSU against the Oregon schools. The following week the Cougars take to the road once again for their lone meetings with California and Stanford at the Bay Area.
Washington State welcomes Colorado and Utah to town the week of Jan. 18-22, followed by a trip to Arizona to take on Arizona and Arizona State, Jan. 25-29. The Cougars will see the Los Angeles schools for the first time the week of Feb. 1-5 as they host UCLA and USC at Beasley Coliseum. The following week (Feb. 8-12), WSU takes on Colorado at Boulder and Utah at Salt Lake City.
WSU hosts three-straight games beginning with Arizona and Arizona State the week of Feb. 15-19, before its regular season home finale against the Huskies the week of Feb. 22-26. The Cougars conclude the Pac-12 season at UCLA and USC the week of March 1-4, before the Pac-12 Tournament, March 8-11 at T-Mobile Arena at Las Vegas.
The Cougars open up the 2016-17 season with nonconference action against Montana State, Friday, Nov. 11.
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Date Day Opponent Site TV Time
Nov. 11 Friday MONTANA STATE PULLMAN TBD TBD
Nov. 15 Tuesday vs. Central Washington Kennewick, Wash. TBD TBD
Nov. 18 Friday vs. Creighton& St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands TBD 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 19/20 Sat./Sun. vs. TBD& St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands TBD TBD
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Nov. 27 Sunday SAN JOSE STATE PULLMAN TBD TBD
Nov. 30 Wednesday UTAH VALLEY PULLMAN TBD TBD
Dec. 3 Saturday NEW ORLEANS PULLMAN TBD TBD
Dec. 7 Wednesday IDAHO PULLMAN TBD TBD
Dec. 10 Saturday at Kansas State^ Kansas City, Mo. TBD TBD
Dec. 17 Saturday SANTA CLARA PULLMAN TBD TBD
Dec. 21 Wednesday SACRAMENTO STATE PULLMAN TBD TBD
CONFERENCE WEEKLY MATCHUPS
wEEK OpponentS Site TV Time
Dec. 28-Jan. 1 at Washington* Seattle TBD TBD
Jan. 4-8 OREGON*/OREGON STATE* PULLMAN TBD TBD
Jan. 11-15 at California*/Stanford* Berkeley, Calif./Stanford, Calif. TBD TBD
Jan. 18-22 COLORADO*/UTAH* PULLMAN TBD TBD
Jan. 25-29 at Arizona*/Arizona State* Tucson, Ariz./Tempe, Ariz. TBD TBD
Feb. 1-5 UCLA*/USC* PULLMAN TBD TBD
Feb. 8-12 at Colorado*/Utah* Boulder, Colo./Salt Lake City, Utah TBD TBD
Feb. 15-19 ARIZONA*/ARIZONA STATE* PULLMAN TBD TBD
Feb. 22-26 WASHINGTON* PULLMAN TBD TBD
March 1-4 at UCLA*/USC* Los Angeles, Calif. TBD TBD
March 8-11 Pac-12 Tournament# Las Vegas, Nev. TBD TBD
% – played at Toyota Center (Kennewick, Wash.)
^ – played at the Sprint Center (Kansas City, Mo.)
& – Paradise Jam (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands)
#- Pac-12 Tournament at T-Mobile Arena (Las Vegas)
**All dates and times subject to change
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Home games in Bold – Pullman games played at Friel Court in Beasley Coliseum