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Monday morning trivia - Sun Bowl edition

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If it's Monday Morning Trivia but it doesn't publish until 1 p.m. does it still count? We're going to go ahead and assume yes because we are bad at calendars and forgot what day of the week it is. So now that the anticipation has built to proper levels, let's dive into some trivia.

The Cougars are officially headed for the Sun Bowl, a place they have been once before. That was all the way back in 2001, so let's see how well your memories have held up through 14 years of Fireball.

Q1: Who scored WSU's first Sun Bowl touchdown?

Q2: Who was the first WSU player to log an official touch in the Sun Bowl. (KR attempt, rush, pass attempt, INT, etc. Not the center snapping the ball).

Q3: Name WSU's 11 defensive starters from the 2001 game.



2015-2016 college football bowl watchability rankings, according to the numbers -
3. (tie) Michigan State vs. Alabama and Miami vs. Washington State

Ranking the bowls 1-40 (excluding the national championship) | Dr. Saturday - Yahoo Sports
23. Hyundai Sun Bowl (Dec. 26, El Paso, Texas) — Miami (8-4) vs. Washington State (8-4)

Sun Bowl: Miami Hurricanes vs. Washington State Cougars - ACC Blog- ESPN
Miami and Washington State each had distinct low points this season, but both teams seem to have recovered heading into the Sun Bowl.

Cougars draw Sun Bowl, will have back QB Falk | Sportspress Northwest
The Cougars were hoping for a more prestigious bowl, but drew the Sun Bowl against a prestigious opponent, the Miami Hurricanes, Dec. 26 in El Paso,TX.

It’s the WSU Cougars vs. Miami in the Hyundai Sun Bowl | The Seattle Times
Washington State is headed to El Paso, Texas, on Dec. 26 to take on the Hurricanes. Yet many WSU fans were hoping the Cougars would get a Holiday Bowl bid.

Cougars to Face Miami in Sun Bowl - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
WSU makes its second bowl appearance in last three years.

Men's basketball:

Cougars Win Big Over Vikings, 91-67 - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
WSU got 24 points and 10 rebounds from junior Josh Hawkinson.

Women's basketball:

Washington State women’s basketball team improves to 7-1 | The Seattle Times
Freshman Borislava Hristova led visiting Washington State to a 78-72 victory over previously unbeaten San Diego.

WSU Closes Road Trip with Victory at San Diego - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
The Cougars' bench outscored San Diego's 32-4, as WSU beat USD 78-72.