ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise Here

SportsLink

Last time for Spokane to say goodbye to Raivio, Mallon

BULLDOGS, COUGARS, COLLEGE BASKETBALL

It is the fifth senior night (6; KHQ-6; 1510-AM) tonight for Sean Mallon in his Gonzaga career, the fourth for Derek Raivio. The first one for Sean came with him redshirting and he watched the game from the end of the bench.

Sadly for the 6-foot-9 center from Ferris High, he may be watching his last as well, victim of an ankle sprain suffered in the Memphis game.

Steve Bergum talked with Mallon and Raivio and relays their feelings about the end of this regular season and their Gonzaga careers as a whole.

Steve also has more GU information on his blog.

• There is an advance of the game in the Oregonian.

••••••••••

Don’t forget to check Glenn Kasses’ blog for Washington State information, but of particular note for Cougar fans: USC lost to Arizona State on Sunday.

Not only did that ASU win assure the Sun Devils they wouldn’t be the first Pac-10 team to go 0-18 in conference, but it also gave WSU a two-game edge on USC and Stanford with four games to play (I would link the Pac-10 standings on its website but when I checked, they were wrong.

••••••••••

So Gonzaga’s NCAA hopes probably revolve around winning the West Coast Conference tournament. At least that’s the prevailing wisdom. But over in Seattle, the University of Washington’s basketball team is still talking about an at-large berth.

Yes, the same Huskies who were thundered in the MAC earlier this year. Yes, the same Huskies who have played a schedule so soft it makes my stomach look rock-hard. Yes, the same Huskies who have 10 losses just like the Zags.

Hope springs eternal in the Emerald City, I guess.


Please keep it civil. Don't post comments that are obscene, defamatory, threatening, off-topic, an infringement of copyright or an invasion of privacy. Read our forum standards and community guidelines.

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to SportsLink

Get blog updates by email

About this blog

SportsLink is your portal into sports news around the Inland Northwest and beyond. You'll find updates, notes and opinions, and plenty of reader feedback.

Filter










Latest comments »

Read all the posts from recent conversations on SportsLink.

Contributors

Jim Allen (@srjimallen) Sports reporter Jim Allen's primary coverage areas are Eastern Washington University football and men's basketball, and college and high school soccer. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Jim

Jim Meehan (@srjimm) Jim Meehan's coverage areas include Gonzaga University men's basketball, Spokane Shock football, golf and volleyball. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Jim

Chris Derrick Chris Derrick is a sports reporter. His primary coverage areas are the Spokane Chiefs, Spokane Indians, women's basketball and high school softball and volleyball. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Chris

John Blanchette (@SRjblanchette) John Blanchette is a freelance writer who covers the University of Idaho football team and men's basketball team.

Recent work by John

Vince Grippi is the online producer for SportsLink, a product of The Spokesman-Review.

Search this blog
Subscribe to this blog
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise Here