Washington State has rarely been a destination for college football programs looking for top-tier nonconference opportunities. But No. 19 Wisconsin was willing to take on the challenge of playing in Pullman on Saturday.
Luke Fickell’s first full season at Wisconsin gets an early test heading into what’s expected to be an amped environment at Washington State. The 19th-ranked Badgers are the first Power Five non-conference opponent to visit Pullman since 1998 when Illinois made the trip West.