Ken Bone is in his fourth season as men’s basketball coach at Washington State University.

He led his team to the championship round of the College Basketball Invitational earlier this year, before falling to Pittsburgh in the three-game series.

Prior to joining WSU, he spent four years as head coach at Portland State, leading the Vikings to back-to-back NCAA tourney appearances.

From 2002-05, Bone was an assistant coach at UW under Lorenzo Romar and helped the Huskies reach the NCAA tourney in 2004 and 2005.

He also coached 12 seasons at Seattle Pacific University, his alma mater, and registered a 253-97 record with the Falcons.

Bone talked about his current squad, the upcoming Pac-12 regular season and more in a live chat Dec. 20 on seattletimes.com.