Nov. 7, 2005
PULLMAN, Wash. - The Washington State men's basketball team continues to break records under head coach Dick Bennett as 19 of the Cougars games will be aired live, the most in school history.
Fox Sports Net announced that it will televise at least 15 of WSU's contests either regionally or nationally during the 2005-06 season. Highlighting the slate is the Cougars Dec. 22 Hardwood Classic at KeyArena against 2005 NCAA regional semifinalist Utah.
FSN will also broadcast WSU home games against UCLA (Feb. 9), which is currently ranked 18th in the USA Today's preseason coaches poll, along with road games against No. 7 Gonzaga (Dec. 8), and No. 9 Arizona (March 2).
In addition to the games being aired on FSN, ABC will televise the Feb. 25 match-up against No. 13 Stanford at Pullman. The last Cougar home game broadcasted on ABC was March 8, 1992 against USC. Along with FSN and ABC, Oregon Sports Network will televise the Feb.18 game at Oregon, and Channel 4, an independent cable station from San Diego, will air the San Diego State match-up, Dec.10.
WSU's 2005-06 FSN Schedule
Dec. 3 WSU vs. Kansas State 2 p.m. Midwest Dec. 8 WSU at Gonzaga 6 p.m. Northwest Dec. 22 WSU vs. Utah 7:30 p.m. Dec. 31 WSU vs. ASU 3 p.m. Arizona Jan. 7 WSU at Washington 7 p.m. Northwest Jan. 12 WSU at UCLA 7:30 p.m. West2 Jan. 14 WSU at USC 5 p.m. West2 Jan. 21 WSU vs. OSU 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28 WSU at California 3 p.m. Feb. 9 WSU vs. UCLA 5:30 p.m. Feb. 11 WSU vs. USC 3 p.m. Feb. 23 WSU vs. California 5:30 p.m. March 2 WSU at Arizona 5:30 p.m. Arizona March 4 WSU at ASU 5 p.m. Arizona March 8/9 WSU at Pac-10 Tournament TBD
WSU's 2005-06 ABC ScheduleFeb. 25 WSU vs. Stanford 4 p.m.
WSU's 2005-06 Other TV ScheduleDec. 10 WSU at San Diego State 8 p.m. Channel 4 - San Diego Feb. 18 WSU at Oregon 1 p.m. Oregon Sports Network