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Zags try to balance work, rest

GU media day today and we touched on a couple topics: 1) What is Gonzaga's approach to balancing practice/individual workouts with a short holiday break? And 2) An update on Gonzaga and the breakaway seven Big East schools.

Here's a link to my article that will run in Tuesday's S-R. Also, GU stayed at No. 14 in both polls. Here's a link.

Zags involved in conference shuffle?

Could the conference shuffle, which took some time off during the first part of the football season before heating back up, include Gonzaga?

There's an ESPN.com report this morning that Gonzaga would be interested in a “national, branded” conference alongside national Catholic-based schools. I asked a GU official about this maybe 9-10 days ago when rumblings first surfaced and got the “are you out of your mind?” look. However, coach Mark Few did say something akin to Gonzaga having to look out for the school's best interests in a response to a recent question.

Motum’s in a suit, but not suited up

COUGARS

FROM PULLMAN — We're on press row preparing to cover WSU's final game at Beasley Coliseum this season (for real, this time). And, as expected, the Cougars will be without leading scorer Brock Motum.

Championship Monday in Pullman

COUGARS

FROM PULLMAN — Didn't realize until I pulled out the record books yesterday afternoon just how rare it is for a Big East team to come out here. In fact, Pittsburgh is about to become the first team to face WSU in Pullman as a member of the Big East. Ever. That counts former members, too. Read on for more.

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