Cougs, Eagles Invited to CBE Classic - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather

Cougs, Eagles Invited to CBE Classic

KANSAS CITY, Mo.- Washington State University men's basketball will face 2012 NCAA Tournament runner-up, Kansas, in the semifinals of the 2012 College Basketball Experience (CBE) Hall of Fame Classic, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced Thursday.

Washington State and Kansas are joined by Saint Louis and Texas A&M as the four Host Round participants for this year's CBE Hall of Fame Classic, with the opening round games beginning Nov. 9. Each team will play two games on campus before advancing to the Championship Rounds, Nov. 19-20, at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo.

The Cougars' first two games of the 2012-13 season will be their Host Round games as Eastern Washington comes to Pullman , Saturday, Nov. 10, followed by Utah Valley, Wednesday, Nov. 14. Saturday's game time with the Eagles is yet to be determined because it falls the same day the WSU football team hosts UCLA at Martin Stadium. The matchup with Utah Valley is set for 7 p.m. PT.

Joining Kansas, Saint Louis, Texas A&M, Washington State, Eastern Washington and Utah Valley in the 2012 CBE Hall of Fame Classic are Louisiana Tech, Santa Clara, Southeast Missouri State, Tennessee-Chattanooga, Troy, and USC Upstate. Santa Clara and Chattanooga will serve as Sub-Hosts for games played November 18-23.

ESPN Networks will televise the four Championship Round games. The Semifinal Doubleheader featuring Texas A&M and Saint Louis will air on ESPNU at 4:30 p.m. PT, followed by Washington State and Kansas on ESPN2. The next evening, the Consolation Game will be shown on ESPN3 at 4 p.m. PT, followed by the Championship Game on ESPNU.

  • College

    • Crowd Surfing 9/24

      A cool down in Montana this past week before a warm up this week is the subject of this week's Crowd Surfing.

    • UW beats Colorado in 2016 Pac-12 Championship rematch

      Jordan Miller's two interceptions and Myles Bryant's pick-6 helped the seventh-ranked Washington Huskies overcame a slow start and hand Colorado its first loss, 37-10.

    • Eagles beat Grizzlies 48-41 in Big Sky opener

      The 11th-ranked Eastern Washington University football team scored 42 second-half points to rally from a 24-6 halftime deficit and opened the 2017 Big Sky Conference season with a 48-41 victory over Montana.

    • Griz can't hold second half lead, lose to EWU 48-41

      Things were looking great going into halftime for the Montana Grizzlies. Up 24-6 on the number 11th ranked Eastern Washington Eagles, the Griz were feeling good. 

    • Rocky Defense Holds Yotes to 7 Points in Win

      The Rocky Mountain College football team scored 17 points in the fourth quarter to pull away from College of Idaho, 31-7, in Saturday’s Homecoming contest at Herb Klindt Field.

    • WSU moves to 4-0 for first time since 2001

      Falk threw for 478 yards and five touchdowns, and No. 18 Washington State beat Nevada 45-7 for the team's best start in 16 years.