We're not going to go full blog post here, because the news just isn't worth it. But Washington State did announce one of its basketball games today, the Seattle matchup on Dec. 22 in Key Arena. It will be Pepperdine, which is sort of sad in a way. If the matchup had happened, say, last season, it would have featured the two Thompson boys, Mychel for Pepperdine and Klay for WSU. But in December of this year? Both are gone. Anyhow, you can read more here. Coach Ken Bone said last week he expects the have the entire nonconference schedule finalized soon. … Also, you can read John Blanchette's take about the Pac-12's new network here. … Until later.