Sept. 17, 2009
PULLMAN, Wash. - Tickets for the 2009 Cougar Hardwood Classic presented by Seattlepi.com, which pits the Washington State University men's basketball team against LSU, Tuesday, Dec., 22, go on sale Saturday, Sept. 19 beginning at 10 a.m.
This season marks the fifth-consecutive year of the Cougar Hardwood Classic held at KeyArena in Seattle, as the Cougars are 4-0 in the event. Last season WSU defeated Montana State, 70-51, at KeyArena, Dec. 13. The Cougars have also defeated Utah (2005), San Diego State (2006) and The Citadel (2007) in the event.
Tickets for the game can be purchased by going online to www.wsucougars.com, www.cougarsinseattle.com, and/or www.ticketmaster.com, or stopping by any Ticketmaster location.
Last season the Cougars took on the Tigers in Baton Rouge, as LSU came out on top, 64-52, Dec. 27. LSU went on to capture the SEC Western Division regular season championship, while advancing to the NCAA Tournament. WSU fell to Saint Mary's in the first round of the NIT.
Tipoff time for the Cougar Hardwood Classic is yet to be determined.