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2001 Washington State Cougars football
Sun Bowl champion
Sun Bowl, W 33–27 vs. Purdue
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 10
2001 record10–2 (6–2 Pac-10)
Head coachMike Price (13th season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Levenseller
(1st season)
Defensive coordinatorBill Doba (8th season)
Home stadiumMartin Stadium
(Capacity: 37,600)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
Template:2001 Pacific-10 football standings

The 2001 Washington State Cougars football team represented Washington State University in the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was led by thirteenth-year head coach Mike Price and played its home games on campus at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Washington.

Opening with seven straight wins,[1] WSU was 9–2 in the regular season and 6–2 in the Pac-10, tied for second.[2] Invited to the Sun Bowl on New Year's Eve,[3] the Cougars defeated Purdue for their tenth win,[4] and were tenth in the final rankings.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 307:00 PMIdaho*FSNNWW 36–731,097
September 85:00 PMat Boise State*W 41–2027,697
September 222:00 PMCalifornia
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, Washington
W 51–2021,534
September 297:00 PMat ArizonaW 48–2142,729
October 62:00 PMOregon Statedagger
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, Washington
FSNNWW 34–2735,283
October 132:00 PMat No. 23 StanfordW 45–3940,950
October 187:00 PMMontana State*No. 19
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, Washington
FSNNWW 53–2814,325
October 274:00 PMNo. 11 OregonNo. 14
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, Washington
ABCL 17–2434,150
November 33:30 PMNo. 9 UCLANo. 16
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, Washington
FSNW 20–1433,462
November 103:30 PMat Arizona StateNo. 11FSNW 28–1647,229
November 1712:30 PMat No. 16 WashingtonNo. 9ABCL 14–2674,442
December 3111:30 AMvs. Purdue*No. 13CBSW 33–2747,812
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

Game summariesEdit

IdahoEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Idaho 0 0 0 7 7
• Washington State 3 17 16 0 36

[5]


ReferencesEdit

  1. "Game facts". Eugene Register-Guard ((Oregon)): p. 4D. October 27, 2001. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=aFFWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=_OsDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6468%2C6791841.
  2. "Washington tops Cougars, 24-16". Eugene Register-Guard. Associated Press ((Oregon)): p. 4F. November 18, 2001. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=EUZWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=f-sDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6742%2C5099512.
  3. Grummert, Dale (December 31, 2001). "Cougars ready to indulge". Lewiston Morning Tribune ((Idaho)): p. 1B. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=zr9eAAAAIBAJ&sjid=WzEMAAAAIBAJ&pg=4685%2C4389950.
  4. Strickland, Carter (January 1, 2002). "Worth shouting about". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. C1. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=JrIyAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ePIDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6272%2C92377.
  5. "Washington State vs. Idaho". USA Today. August 30, 2001. http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/sports/scores101/101242/101242363.htm. Retrieved December 28, 2014.

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