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WSU football enters its final week of the regular season

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It has been 126 days since the Pac-12 initially announced it was cancelling the 2020 football season. It’s been 82 days since the conference announced the regular season was back on. It has been an eventful 82 days.

That regular season will presumably come to an end on Saturday with WSU traveling to face Utah. It’s also fully possible WSU’s regular season ended 10 days ago with a loss to USC. At this point, after what we’ve seen this season, you can’t be too certain of anything until the ball is kicked off.

The Pac-12 announced the six matchups for the final week on Sunday. Shortly thereafter, it announced the first cancellation with the game between Cal and Arizona getting called off. It would hardly be a shock to see another game, or two, or three or four get cancelled. Washington’s game last week was cancelled against Oregon due to Covid issues. Those issues tend to last for at least two weeks, so that situation seems very precarious.

For WSU, the Cougars appear to be in good shape to play, pending any new Covid issues. They were clear for kickoff against Cal on Saturday. On the other side, Utah was able to play its game this weekend. The Utes have had three games cancelled this season, two of which due to opponent’s Covid issues and one due to the Utes’ issues.

Kickoff on Saturday is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. so we should know for sure whether the Cougars are playing or not at roughly 10:29 a.m.

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Football:

Washington State to face Utah in Salt Lake City for regular season finale | The Spokesman-Review
Washington State was 90 minutes shy of hosting a football game at Martin Stadium on Saturday. Now the Cougars won’t have another opportunity to play meaningful snaps in Pullman until the 2021 season.

Utah Utes will host Washington State Cougars in regular-season finale on Saturday - Deseret News
The Pac-12 Conference on Sunday morning announced the matchups for Week 7 of its truncated season, and the Utes will play the Washington State Cougars on Saturday at home, with kickoff set for 11:30 a.m. MST.

WSU to face Utah on the road in final weekend of Pac-12 football season
The Pac-12 Conference has set the schedule for its final weekend of football games, including WSU at Utah next Saturday.

Washington State at Utah: what to know | Sports | lmtribune.com
Washington State will play Utah at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City.

Utah To Host Washington State In Regular Season Finale On Dec. 19 - KSL Sports
The University of Utah football team found out who and where they will be playing their last regular season finale on Saturday, Dec. 19.

John Henry Daley to Make College Decision on Monday
John Henry Daley, announced that he will make his college decision on Monday. Daley tells Sports Illustrated that he will choose between BYU, Stanford, Washington State, and San Diego State.

Basketball:

Washington State moves to 5-0 with win over Portland State | Basketball | Sports | The Chronicle Herald
Noah Williams scored 18 points Sunday and Washington State improved to 5-0 with its most lopsided win of the season, a 69-60 nonconference verdict over visiting Portland State. Three other players reached double figures for the Cougars, who won their

Washington State ditches 'Comeback Cougs' label, leads wire to wire in 69-60 win over Portland State | The Spokesman-Review
It isn’t that the Cougars were agitated by the nicknames broadcasters and writers had bestowed on them the first four games of the season. They just didn’t want to be one-dimensional.

Recap: Washington State remains undefeated, now 5-0 after 69-60 win against Portland State
Pac-12 Networks' Greg Heister and Dan Dickau recap Washington State men’s basketball 69-60 home victory over Portland State on Sunday, Dec. 13. Noah Williams and Isaac Bonton combined for 34 points against the Vikings; Cougars now move to 5-0 on the season. Follow Pac-12 men's basketball this season with the Pac-12 Now App. Download today and set alerts for Washington State men's basketball to make sure you never miss a moment of the action. Pac-12 Now is available today in your app store for iOS, Android, and Apple TV.