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THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013


Eastern women set for postseason play

Last week's overtime loss in the Big Sky Conference tournament semifinals didn't end Eastern Washington's season after all. The Eagles will play at Washington on Friday night in the first round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament. Read story

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013

Vandals put it together when it counted

Few people would have seen the Idaho Vandals as an NCAA tournament team in late December, when their record stood at 3-9. But Idaho coach Jon Newlee liked his mixture of freshmen and returning players and watched his team catch fire at the right time....

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TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013


MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013



EWU selected for Women's NIT

Eastern Washington gets another shot at a 20th win on Friday when it plays at Washington to open the Women's National Invitational Tournament. The Eagles (19-12) lost in the Big Sky Conference tournament semifinals to Northern Colorado. EWU also played at the WNIT in 2010....

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Powerful UConn awaits Idaho in NCAA tourney

Idaho, making its first NCAA tournament appearance since 1985, will open Saturday morning against Connecticut at Storrs, Conn. The Vandals, champions of the Western Athletic Conference tournament, were awarded a 16th seed and the always-tough Huskies (29-4) earned the top seed in the Bridgeport Regional....

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Gonzaga will open tourney at home against Cyclones

Monday's NCAA Selection Show revealed Gonzaga's fate as the Bulldogs prepare for their fifth consecutive tournament appearance. GU was given a 12th seed and will open at 1:15 p.m. Saturday on its home court at McCarthey Athletic Center against fifth-seeded Iowa State. The teams have...

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SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2013

Idaho women earn spot in NCAA tournament

Idaho qualified for its first NCAA tournament since 1985 by holding off Seattle 67-64 in Saturday's Western Athletic Conference championship game in Las Vegas. UI's Stacey Barr, a sophomore from Australia, was named tournament most valuable player. Idaho will find out its opening-round assignment at...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013


Karr's last-second basket lifts Vandals

Krissy Karr's buzzer-beating shot gave third-seeded Idaho a 57-55 win over No. 6 San Jose State in a Western Athletic Conference tournament opener in Las Vegas. The Vandals will play second-seeded Utah State in Friday's semifinals. Read Christian Caple's story

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TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013

Eastern, Idaho begin NCAA quest

Eastern Washington and Idaho are both No. 3 seeds to their conference tournaments, both of which begin Wednesday. Neither school has made the NCAA tournament in a generation, but this year might be ripe for the taking. Read story

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FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013

Daugherty's return warms Cougs despite loss

The Washington State Cougars put matters in perspective after Friday's loss to Stanford in the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals at KeyArena in Seattle. The Cougars were simply happy to have head coach June Daugherty sitting behind them and offering a few pointers during timeouts. Daugherty missed...

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Stanford ends Washington State's season

Junior forward Chiney Ogwumike powered for 23 points and 21 rebounds Friday night as Stanford knocked off Washington State 79-60 in a Pac-12 Conference quarterfinal at KeyArena is Seattle. The top-seeded and fourth-ranked Cardinal (29-2) will play either Washington or Colorado in Saturday's semifinals. WSU,...

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Cougars trail by 12 at halftime

Washington State trails Stanford 35-23 at halftime of Friday's Pac-12 Conference tournament quarterfinal at KeyArena in Seattle. The Cougars haven't been able to stop 6-foot-4 junior forward Chiney Ogwumike, the Pac-12's player of the year, who has 17 points at halftime. WSU fell behind by...

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Daugherty will sit behind WSU's bench

Washington State head women's basketball coach June Daugherty, who had an appendectomy on Thursday, will sit behind the Cougars' bench as a spectator for tonight's Pac-12 Conference tournament quarterfinal against Stanford in Seattle. Daugherty's husband, Mike, will serve as interim coach, as he did for...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013


Daugherty sidelined for WSU's opener 

Washington State's stay at the Pac-12 Conference tournament in Seattle is off to a shocking start, as head coach June Daugherty has been hospitalized with acute appendicitis. Daugherty started experiencing pain in the morning and started feeling worse during the team's shootaround at KeyArena. Daugherty...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013

TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2013

THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2013

Gonzaga nips Pilots, heads to postseason

Few people expected Portland to give Gonzaga a big scare in the Bulldogs' final West Coast Conference game of the season on Thursday night. But Gonzaga needed some key free throws and a crucial steal in the final seconds to hold off the Pilots and...

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