• The Cougars play in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic Nov. 19-20 in Kansas City, opening against No. 7 Kansas as transfer guard Royce...

• The Cougars play in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic Nov. 19-20 in Kansas City, opening against No. 7 Kansas as transfer guard Royce Woolridge meets his old team.

• WSU’s annual game against Gonzaga is Dec. 5 in Pullman, with the Zags ranked No. 21.

• The Cougar Hardwood Classic at KeyArena is against Buffalo on Dec. 21.

• Under schedules revamped for Pac-12 TV contracts, six of the Cougars’ pairs of league opponents come in a Wednesday-Saturday format rather than the traditional Thursday-Saturday setup.

Bud Withers