Washington State University to Host Texas Sport

Washington State University will host Texas Sport on September 7th at 8pm. This will be a great game to watch!

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Washington State University

Washington State University (WSU) is a public research university in Pullman, Washington. Established in 1890,WSU is one of the oldest land-grant universities in the American West. With an undergraduate enrollment of 24,470 and a total enrollment of 29,686, it is the second largest institution of higher education in Washington state behind the University of Washington.


In 1890, the state of Washington sought to establish a state agricultural college and model farm. The legislature approved the establishment of the state’s land-grant university in Pullman on January 13, 1891. The Regents selected Pullman, a city with about 3,000 residents located in the Palouse region of southeastern Washington about 130 miles (210 km) from Spokane, as the site for the university. The institution officially opened its doors on September 6, 1892 with 59 students and five faculty members.

Washington State University was established by Act of Legislature on March 28, 1890
Name change fromstate agriculutral college and model farm to Washington State University: February 25, 1959
First class held September 6, 1892 in Pullman with 59 students and 5 faculty
WSU’s first football team fielded in 1894


Washington State University (Washington State, WSU, or Washburn) is a public research university in Pullman, Washington. Founded in 1890, WSU is one of the land-grant colleges and is classified among “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity.” It has an annual freshman enrollment of over 6,000 students. With over 24,000 graduate students and 2,000 faculty members representing 108 countries and all 50 states,[8] the university ranked 14th in size among U.S. public research universities and 37th among all universities in 2019.[9] It has two medical schools: the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine and the College of Nursing.

Notable alumni

WSU has produced many notable alumni in a variety of fields. In business, there are alumni like James D. Hardin (co-founder of Hard Rock Cafe), Howard D. Schultz (chairman, president, and CEO of Starbucks), Bill Gates (co-founder of Microsoft), and Jeff Bezos (founder and CEO of Amazon.com). Media personalities include Craig T. Nelson (actor), Jon Stewart (television host), Phil Hartman (actor and comedian), Robert Dornan (television commentator), and Charlie Rose (television journalist). In sports, there are alumni like John Stockton (NBA player), Steve Elkington (golfer), Ryan Leaf (NFL quarterback), and Klay Thompson (NBA player).

Texas Sport

Washington State University announced on Wednesday that it will host the Texas sport on Sunday at the Beasley Coliseum in Pullman. The game will start at 1 p.m. and will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Network.


In 1896, the first intercollegiate sport between the University of Texas and Washington State University was played in Seattle. It was a baseball game, and UT won 6-2. The two schools met sporadically in various sports over the next few years before the rivalry took a hiatus from 1910-1943.

The “Texas Sport” resumed in 1944 with a bang as #11 Texas came to Pullman and upset #1 WSU 14-7 in front of a then-record crowd of 27,500 in Rogers Field. The Longhorns went on to win the national championship that year, while the Cougars rebounded to win the Rose Bowl the following year.

Since then, the “Texas Sport” has been played 36 times inPullman, five timesin Seattle and once in San Antonio. The Longhorns lead the all-time series 19-17, but the Cougars have won four out of six meetings since 2000.


The game will be held at Washington State University in Pullman, WA on October 12th at 7pm.

Notable alumni

Washington State University (WSU) is a public research university in Pullman, Washington. Founded in 1890, WSU is one of the land-grant colleges and universities established under the Morrill Act. The school’s top athletes compete in the Pac-12 Conference.

Notable alumni of WSU include:
-John Stockton (retired NBA player)
-Klay Thompson (NBA player)
-Reggie Miller (retired NBA player)
-Clyde Drexler (retired NBA player)

Event Details

On October 12th, 2019, Washington State University will be hosting a Texas sport event. This event will start at 10:00 AM and will be free for all students.


The date of the event is March 3, 2020.


The game is set to begin at 7:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on September 5th, 2020.


Washington State University will host a sporting event against Texas. The event will take place on Saturday, October 12th at 8:00 pm in Beasley Coliseum.


This event is open to the public and tickets are required. Tickets can be obtained through the following methods:
-Online: www.tickets.wsu.edu
-In Person: PullmanBox Office and Beasley Coliseum Box Office
-Phone: 1-800-GO-COUGS

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