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Sat., Feb. 2, 2013, 6 a.m.

Arizona awaits WSU on a Saturday


FROM PULLMAN -- Arizona awaits Washington State in a 7 p.m. game tonight, but first we have some links for you. One of them is a little outside the box. Read on.


I've always thought it was unique that coach Ken Bone doesn't allow his players to use swear words, so we dug into that a little bit in this story published in today's newspaper. We also have this blog post about the arrest of WSU receiver Drew Loftus early Friday morning. ... Howie Stalwick has this preview box in the Kitsap Sun, which also reports about former WSU forward Aron Baynes being assigned to an NBA Developmental League team. ... Here's an advance of tonight's game from the Arizona perspective, focusing on the Wildcats' need to slow Brock Motum. ... CougCenter wonders whether WSU should have fouled late in Thursday's loss to Arizona State.

Around the Pac-12 ... Colorado plays at Utah today (11:30 a.m., FSN), and is trying to keep its winning streak going against a motivated Utes team. A Utah player is shaking off some rust from his mission. ... Oregon tries to get back on track at California today (1:30 p.m., FSN/Root), and will need more from its small point guard to get it done. ... An interesting matchup in Seattle, as surging Arizona State faces reeling Washington. The Sun Devils' freshman point guard might be one of the best first-year players in the nation (not that WSU needs reminding). And the Huskies are trying to end a 4-game losing streak. ... Inside the numbers with Oregon State.

That's all we've got for now. We'll be back before the game.

Christian Caple can be reached at Twitter: @ChristianCaple

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