Cougs open on Thursday vs. BYU

Washington State's season-opening game at BYU has been moved to Thursday, Aug. 30, and will be televised nationally on ESPN.

Kickoff will be at 7:15 p.m. ET.

The game had previously been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 1. This is the second game on the Cougars' 2012 schedule that will be televised by ESPN. It was previously announced that WSU’s game at UNLV will be played Friday, Sept. 14, in Las Vegas on ESPN.