PULLMAN, Wash. - Sunday's contest against Syracuse will be Washington State's third annual Native American Appreciation Game. As a land-grant university, part of WSU’s mission is to deliver quality education to all citizens of the State of Washington. WSU strives to strengthen its relationship with Native American Tribal Governments and improve the quality of educational opportunities for Native American students here at WSU. In recognition of WSU’s unique location and partnership with the Native American community,
For the third year, WSU is partnering with Nike N7 to spread the sport of basketball as a vehicle to inspire change in communities.
Nike N7 is committed to inspiring and enabling participation in sport for Native American and Aboriginal populations in North America. We believe that sport has the power to unleash human potential. A physically active lifestyle promotes more than exercise. Involvement in sports and physical activity leads to greater self-confidence, enabling youth to be a force for positive change in their communities. Visit www.niken7.com
Game will feature:
· Partnership with Nike N7
· T-shirts for the first 300 fans
· Cultural recognition and performances
· Postgame autographs from the Cougars