Monday morning trivia

Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

Today's Hot Cougar Action discusses Cougars in college sports.

In order to gather the links for this morning post every day, I run through a series of Google news searches. Most of the time it's an easy way to find relevant Washington State stories, but every now and then an impostor sneaks through. Something about Wichita State, Wayne State or even one of the other teams with a Cougar mascot. Which brings us to the trivia question of the week.

Q: Name the six schools which participate in Division 1 men's basketball and/or football with a Cougars nickname.

This, of course, would be a very easy question to look up. That, however, would be lame and doing so will cause you to get boo'd by people on the Internet. We won't be saying Moooooos, we'll be saying booooooo.

Men's basketball:

Cougars Hold off Utes for 49-46 Win - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
Que Johnson had 14 points and went 10 of 13 from the free throw line to help Washington State beat Utah 49-46 Sunday.

Cougars defeat Utah 49-46 at Pullman - Spokesman.com - Jan. 12, 2014
With only one real home game in its first six Pac-12 contests, the Washington State men’s basketball team was in a must-win situation on Sunday evening against Utah. It came down to the final shot but the Cougars pulled off the victory, beating the Utes, 49-46, for their first Pac-12 win.

WSU picks up first Pac-12 win - SportsLink - Spokesman.com - Jan. 12, 2014
It wasn't pretty and the offense is still a work in progress but the Washington State men's basketball team gritted out a 49-46 victory over visiting Utah on Sunday evening. Our game story is after the jump.

Recap: Washington St vs. Utah | Colleges | The Sun Herald
Que Johnson scored 14 points and hit 10- of-13 from the free-throw line as the Washington State Cougars held on for a 49-46 victory over the Utah Utes in Pac-12 play at Beasley Coliseum.

Utah basketball: Utes blow opportunity to win rare Pac-12 road game, fall by 3 at Washington State | Deseret News
If ever there was a time and place for the Utah basketball team to pick up a rare Pac-12 road victory, it was Sunday night at Washington State.

Washington State Edges Utah For First Conference Win " CBS Seattle
The Washington State Cougars survived multiple Utah chances late to secure its first Pac-12 win of the season, a 49-46 win Sunday in the Wallis Beasley Coliseum.

Utah Utes vs. Washington State Cougars Recap - CBSSports.com
''It was imperative we got a win at home. Washington State coach Ken Bone said. ''It was our only home game out of the last four, you better win it, because it doesn't get any easier from this point forward,'' Bone said.

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