The women's basketball news for the day ... Washington State has its home opener against Gonzaga, which is now ranked in the coach's Top 25, tonight so we caught up with Cougar senior Rose Tarnowski for our weekly notebook. ... Also on the Palouse, Washington visits Idaho. ... Surprisingly, both these are doubleheaders with the men, Idaho women are early (before the men play Eastern), the WSU women are late (after the men play Grambling). ... Meanwhile, Eastern Washington gets a great win at Portland after the Pilots beat two Big Sky Conference favorites, Montana & Portland State. ... Also, Gonzaga senior Kayla Standish (above) is named to the preseason Naismith watch list.
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.
Looking for a Grip on Sports?
Vince Grippi's daily take on all things regional sports has been moved to our main sports section online. You can find a collection of these columns here.