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Northwest Notes June 23, 2021

| June 23, 2021 1:10 AM

WSU gets OK for Cougar home football games to be at 100 percent capacity

PULLMAN — Washington State University announced Tuesday that in accordance with state and local guidelines, Cougar football home games will be at 100 percent capacity for the 2021 season. The Cougars will open their season Saturday, Sept. 4 against Utah State.

WSU's other home games (all in Pullman): Sept. 11 vs. Portland State, 3 p.m.; Sept. 18 vs. UST, 12:30 p.m.; Oct. 9 vs. Oregon State, time TBD; Oct. 16 vs. Stanford, time TBD; Oct. 23 vs. BYU, time TBD; and Nov. 19 (Friday) vs. Arizona, 6 p.m.

Deposits are now being accepted for new football season ticket orders for 2021, as well as 2021 3-game mini plans. Fans will be able to utilize the school's 3D Select-A-Seat technology when picking their seats. All deposits will be applied towards the cost of football season tickets during the Select-A-Seat Process that runs through June 25.

Group tickets go on sale July 12; the single-game presale for CAF members and current football season ticket holders begins July 19; and single-game tickets for the general public go on sale July 26.

No fans were allowed at 2020 home games due to COVID-19 protocols.

Information: athletictickets@wsu.edu or through Webchat

Holmgren one of 17 finalists for 12-man USA men's U19 team

FORT WORTH, Texas — Incoming Gonzaga freshman Chet Holmgren is among 17 finalists for the 2021 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Cup Team, announced following four practice sessions over two days at TCU that involved 26 players.

Rising sophomore Dishon Jackson of Washington State and incoming freshman Hunter Sallis of Gonzaga did not make the cut.

The list of finalists includes 10 players who completed their first collegiate season in 2020-21 and seven players from the high school class of 2021.

Other finalists were: Patrick Baldwin Jr. (Hamilton H.S./Sussex, Wis.); Kendall Brown (Sunrise Christian Academy /Cottage Grove, Minn.); Kennedy Chandler (Sunrise Christian Academy/Memphis, Tenn.); Jonathan Davis(Wisconsin/La Crosse, Wis.); Caleb Furst (Blackhawk Christian School/Fort Wayne, Ind.); Jordan Hall (Texas A&M/Wildwood, N.J.); Harrison Ingram (St. Mark’s School/Dallas, Texas); Jaden Ivey (Purdue /South Bend, Ind.); Ryan Kalkbrenner (Creighton/St. Louis, Mo.); Kenneth Lofton Jr. (Louisiana Tech/Port Arthur, Texas); Mike Miles (TCU/Lancaster, Texas); Adam Miller (Louisiana State/Chicago, Ill.); Trey Patterson (Villanova /Somerset, N.J.); Deivon Smith (Georgia Tech/Loganville, Ga.); Jabari Walker (Colorado/Inglewood, Calif.) and Peyton Watson (Long Beach Poly Tech H.S./Long Beach, Calif).

The finalists will continue training twice a day in Fort Worth and the final 12-member USA U19 World Cup team will be announced prior to the team’s June 28 departure for Latvia, with the 2021 FIBA U19 World Cup taking playing from July 3-11.