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Washington State will be playing lots of night games through the first half of the 2017 football season.

The Pac-12 announced its early TV selections Wednesday, and four of the Cougars’ first five football games will kick off at 7:30 p.m.

The Cougars open the season at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 2 at Martin Stadium against Montana State, and that game will be broadcast on FS1 (Fox Sports 1). That game has been tagged as Military Appreciation Day.

The following week, on Sept. 9, the Cougars welcome Boise State to Martin Stadium under the nights for another 7:30 p.m. kickoff. This game will be televised on the ESPN family of networks — ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU — and has been designated the Crimson Color Out game, with the Cougars urging fans to wear crimson to the stadium.

WSU will open Pac-12 play at home against Oregon State on Sept. 16 in a rare 2:30 p.m. game televised on the Pac-12 Network. Then, it’ll be the first of two Friday night lights games on ESPN for the Cougars as they host USC on Friday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m., then travel to Berkeley, Calif. two weeks later to take on the Golden Bears on Friday, Oct. 13.

The Cougars’ home game against Nevada on Sept. 23 has been tabbed as Hall of Fame weekend, where WSU will induct, and introduce, its newest members of the athletics hall of fame to football fans at Martin Stadium at half time. That game has not yet been picked up for television.

Television games and start times for the remainder of the 2017 football slate will be made 12 or six days in advance.

The Oct. 21 home contest against Colorado has been designated Homecoming Weekend, while the home finale and Senior Day game against Stanford on Nov. 4 coincides with Dad’s Weekend at WSU.