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Cougar Men Set for Pac-12 Media Day

Oct 20, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO – Washington State men's basketball heads back to the Bay Area to take part in the annual Pac-12 Media Day, Wednesday, Oct. 26. Representing the Cougars at the event will be junior TJ Bamba and sophomore Mouhamed Gueye alongside of fourth-year head coach Kyle Smith.
 
The annual event can be followed live throughout the day on the Pac-12 Network along with on the Cougars' and the conference's social media platforms. On social media, Pac-12 Media Day can be tracked using the hashtag #Pac12MBB. In addition, @WSUCougarMBB, @Pac12 and @Pac12Network will have updates on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook throughout the day.
 
Each team will take the main stage to answer questions from the media in attendance. There will be a media podium live stream Pac-12 Insider, the free, 24/7 streaming channel from Pac-12 Networks.
 
In addition to the media the Cougs, along with the other 11 Pac-12 teams, will be featured live in studio on the Pac-12 Network. Additionally, the Cougs will be one of the featured teams during ESPNU's one-hour coverage of Pac-12 Media Day in the 9-o'clock hour with Coach Smith joining the studio hosts.
 
Along with media day will come the preseason media poll, which will rank the teams from first-to-12th, as voted on by the media. The Cougars enter their fourth-year under Smith looking to take the leap into the upper-eschelon of the Pac-12. The Cougs return following a run to the NIT semifinals at Madison Square Garden for the first time since 2011. Mouhamed Gueye returns after picking up Pac-12 All-Freshman Team honors a season ago.
 
Coverage of Basketball Media Days will be available across Pac-12 Networks, Pac-12 Insider, Pac-12.com and the Pac-12 Now app.
 
2022 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Media Day - Attendees
School                  Head Coach       Student-Athletes
Arizona                  Tommy Lloyd        Kerr Kriisa and Ąžuolas Tubelis
Arizona State         Bobby Hurley        Marcus Bagley and DJ Horne
California               Mark Fox              Joel Brown and Lars Thiemann
Colorado                Tad Boyle             Nique Clifford and Tristan da Silva
Oregon                  Dana Altman         N'Faly Dante and Quincy Guerrier
Oregon State         Wayne Tinkle        Dexter Akanno and Glenn Taylor Jr.
Stanford                Jerod Haase          Harrison Ingram and Spencer Jones
UCLA                   Mick Cronin           Tyger Campbell and Jaime Jaquez Jr.
USC                     Andy Enfield          Boogie Ellis and Drew Peterson
Utah                     Craig Smith           Marco Anthony and Branden Carlson
Washington           Mike Hopkins       Jamal Bey and Keion Brooks
Washington State  Kyle Smith           TJ Bamba and Mouhamed Gueye