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1981 Washington State Cougars Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-3-1, .708 W-L% (28th of 137)
Conference: Pac-10 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Walden (8-3-1)

PS/G: 24.8 (30th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 16.4 (45th of 137)
SRS: 9.87 (30th of 137) ▪ SOS: 2.62 (66th of 137)

Bowl Game: Lost Holiday Bowl 38-36 versus Brigham Young

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 Final
            18 16 14   17 14 20 20  

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 12, 1981 Sat Washington State Montana State Non-Major W 33 21 1 0 0 W 1 Spokane, WA
2 Sep 19, 1981 Sat Washington State @ Colorado Big 8 W 14 10 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 26, 1981 Sat Washington State (18) Arizona State Pac-10 W 24 21 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Washington State Pacific PCAA W 31 0 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Washington State @ Oregon State Pac-10 W 23 0 5 0 0 W 5
6 Oct 17, 1981 Sat (18) Washington State UCLA Pac-10 T 17 17 5 0 1 T 1
7 Oct 24, 1981 Sat (16) Washington State @ Arizona Pac-10 W 34 19 6 0 1 W 1
8 Oct 31, 1981 Sat (14) Washington State @ (4) Southern California Pac-10 L 17 41 6 1 1 L 1
9 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Washington State Oregon Pac-10 W 39 7 7 1 1 W 1
10 Nov 14, 1981 Sat (17) Washington State California Pac-10 W 19 0 8 1 1 W 2 Spokane, WA
11 Nov 21, 1981 Sat (14) Washington State @ (17) Washington Pac-10 L 10 23 8 2 1 L 1
12 Dec 18, 1981 Fri (20) Washington State N (14) Brigham Young WAC L 36 38 8 3 1 L 2 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)