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THURSDAY, JAN. 17, 2008

WSU-OSU post-game video

Tony Bennett, Daven Harmeling, Taylor Rochestie, Derrick Low, Aron Baynes and Kyle Weaver talk about their Thursday win over Oregon State and look toward their game against Oregon this Sunday.Get the Flash Player to see this video.

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DeLeon's 42 fuels Eastern's overtime win

Eastern Washington got a huge scoring effort from Adris DeLeon and scored a much-needed overtime win over Big Sky Conference rival Northern Colorado at Reese Court on Thursday night.You can read an unedited version of the game story that will appear in Friday morning's S-R...

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Idaho on the road

The Idaho men's basketball team face perhaps its most difficult road conference trip of the season this week.Click the tab below to check out a few links.

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Is OSU's coach about to be flushed?

COUGARSIf Jay John's job depends on Oregon State earning a road win this weekend, which was all the talk around UCLA last week, does that make OSU more dangerous tonight?You would sure think so. For more on that, and links to our Thursday morning college...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16, 2008

Chiefs drop 2-1 decision to Everett

Wow. This one had a dramatic finish to it. You hope suspensions won't come out of a situation like this, but who knows. Read on to find out what I'm talking about in my game story. If you were there, you already know, and I'd...

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Idaho preps

UPDATED, Thursday, 1:40 p.m.Here is my Idaho prep column, most of which is about an event sponsored by the Human Rights Education Institute in Coeur d'Alene on Monday at Coeur d'Alene High School.Here is a feature story on Post Falls senior basketball player Kandice McArthur...

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GSL boys still interesting

Maybe the suspense went out of GSL boys basketball in regards to a top-two finish last night, but there's still plenty of excitement behind Ferris and Shadle Park.The two schools have a comfortable advantage over the rest of the league, but third through sixth is...

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USA Today on Gonzaga

A week after USA Today's Marlen Garcia checked in with an article on Washington State, she's back with a feature on Gonzaga.She was in town for the Georgia game at the Arena. Here's the link.

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TUESDAY, JAN. 15, 2008

Day-after Zag update

OK, we've made the return flight. Just a slight temperature change from Malibu to Spokane. About 50 degrees. Read on for a day-after report that won't be quite as long as usual. The main reason why is Monday's 9 p.m. start, which put severe limitations...

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Halfway to the postseason

COUGARSHard to believe, but we are halfway through January already (the snow on the ground is proof of that) and exactly halfway through WSU's regular season.For a few links relating to the Cougs, read on.

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MONDAY, JAN. 14, 2008

Tip in about 45 minutes

Listened to Mychal Thompson on an afternoon radio show and also on the Lakers' pre-game show (L.A. plays the Sonics in Seattle). On the afternoon show, he said he had a bad weekend.His son, Klay, a prep standout, lost his game. Klay's future team, Washington...

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SUNDAY, JAN. 13, 2008


SATURDAY, JAN. 12, 2008


Zags pull away from Loyola

The Zags had too much firepower Saturday night for the Loyola Marymount Lions, building a 14-point halftime lead, surviving a second-half Lion run, then pulling away late for a 91-68 West Coast Conference-opening victory. You can read a quick game story here.

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Gonzaga pre-game notes

A couple of quick notes about 15 minutes before tip between GU and LMU.Jeremy Pargo (lower back) is still pretty sore from the hard fall he took a week ago against Georgia. He went through most of the pre-game drills and it appears he will...

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First half is ugly

COUGARSYou saw it. It wasn't pretty. By far the toughest half of the year. Unofficially, I had the Cougars missing their first seven shots - with five turnovers in the opening stretch.Not exactly what they wanted. The question now is, how much momentum can one...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 11, 2008


Early road swing is turning out positive

COUGARSRemember when the Pac-10 season started and there was a hue and cry about the Cougars having to open with three games on the road? Against UW, USC and UCLA of all teams? How some started to rail about the conference trying to ensure an...

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