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Nevada is next on the schedule so we test your WSU vs. Nevada knowledge.

James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

WSU's season opener against Rutgers was the first meeting between the two schools. The Cougars have a little bit more history with Nevada, but not by much. The teams played in 2002 and then again in 2005. Let's test how well you remember those games. We'll start with a relative softball.

Q1: WSU scored a defensive touchdown in both games. Who scored the touchdowns?

Q2: Who led WSU in rushing in 2005?

Q3: One of the best receivers in WSU history scored the first touchdown of his career against Nevada, who was it?

And before we get to the links, let's take a look at the updated standings where B-Lot tailgater is out to an early lead.

2014 CougCenter MMTC Standings

Member

Points

B-Lot tailgater

30

PJ Kendall

10

Cougcat

10

Ryan Eames

10

Football:

Pac-12 power rankings Week 1 : Beavers Blog
11. Washington State (0-1): Connor Halliday did throw for 532 yards and five touchdowns, but the run game produced just 6 total yards after sacks. Meanwhile, the defense gave up 215 on the ground.

Rating the opening-week performances, one through 12 | Pac-12 Confidential | Seattle Times
11. Washington State. Cougars could have qualified for the bottom rung here, as one of two losing teams, and favored by more than Colorado was over Colorado State. They were munched badly by the Rutgers ground game in a 41-38 loss, and the front seven was supposed to be one of the better groups on the roster. On the bright side, the offense was dynamic much of the night.

Rutgers Film Review: Breaking down opener against Washington State | NJ.com
After every Rutgers football game throughout the season, NJ.com will review the game-film and analyze how the result happened. The Scarlet Knights squandered a pair of early 11-point leads, then rallied from two deficits over the final 19 minutes to prevail for a thrilling 41-38 triumph over Washington State on Thursday night in Seattle.

First look: WSU at Nevada - Spokesman.com - Aug. 31, 2014
Washington State’s defense needs to catch up to its offense. Quarterback Connor Halliday and his receivers were in fine form during Thursday’s late loss against Rutgers, but the defensive front seven did not perform as well as it should have given its depth and experience. If the Cougars can bounce back defensively against Nevada then it won’t seem like the offense has to play perfectly for WSU to win.

Soccer:

Washington St. blanks Grizzlies in soccer : Griz Soccer
Kailiana Johnson scored in the 16th minute and assisted on Washington State’s goal in the 30th minute to lead the Cougars to a 2-0 victory over Montana on Sunday at WSU’s Lower Soccer Field.

Cougar Soccer Remains Unbeaten - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
Washington State posted a dominating 2-0 victory over Montana in nonconference women’s soccer at Lower Soccer Field, Sunday.

Basketball:

When DaVonte Lacy leads all-stars follow - Spokesman.com - Aug. 31, 2014
Tasked with coaching 13 of the Pac-12’s best basketball players, Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak chose to share playing time equally, subbing in five new players every time the opposing team scored seven points.