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VIDEO: Kent previews Wednesday night home game against Seattle (With Notes)

COUGARS CONTINUE HOMESTAND AGAINST REDHAWKS: The Washington State men's basketball team (1-0) looks to ride its momentum from its season opener second half as it takes on Seattle U (1-1) for the first time since 1990-91 on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Beasley Coliseum. The game will be televised on Pac-12 Washington with Greg Heister (play-by-play) and Dan Dickau (analyst) on the call.

ABOUT THE REDHAWKS: Seattle U is a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), located in Seattle, Wash. First-year head coach, Jim Hayford took over for Seattle U this season after six seasons at Eastern Washington. WSU faced Hayford's EWU teams twice (2011-12 and 2012-13), winning both the matchups. The Redhawks opened the season with a 62-46 loss at Saint Louis, and followed it up with a 121-70 win over Puget Sound.

COUGARS VERSUS REDHAWKS: Wednesday marks the 15th all-time meeting between Washington State and Seattle U, and the first since Dec. 29, 1990. The series is tied at 7-7, but WSU has won the last two meetings. The Cougars are 5-1 at home against the Redhawks, 1-2 in neutral-site games and 1-4 in away games. Seattle U is joined in the WAC by CSU Bakersfield, Chicago State, Grand Canyon, Kansas City, New Mexico State, UT Rio Grande Valley and Utah Valley. WSU has faced just two other current members of the WAC, CSU Bakersfield (3-0) and Utah Valley (2-0), for an overall record against current members of the WAC of 12-7.