Gonzaga guard Josh Perkins (13) battles Arizona's Chance Comanche (21) during a college basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, at McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Wash. Arizona won the game 68-63. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Unbeaten Zags face nemesis Arizona

LOS ANGELES – Gonzaga has been here before. So has Arizona. And the Wildcats, as they’ve done often during a brief but entertaining college basketball series, got the better of the Zags. No. 8 Gonzaga (7-0) carries another unblemished record ...

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Eastern’s Nzuzi Webster, with the ball, said he and the other defensive backs are fresh heading into the playoffs. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

EWU cornerbacks fresh for the FCS playoffs

As football’s second season begins at Eastern Washington, the Eagles’ cornerbacks feel like they’re still halfway through the first. “I feel fresh and I feel great,” sophomore corner Nzuzi Webster said before practice Tuesday as Eastern prepared for Saturday’s second-round ...

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Area Sports Menu for Saturday, December 3

BasketballCollege men: Nonconference: Gonzaga vs. Arizona in Los Angeles, 2:30 p.m.; New Orleans at Washington State, 3; UC Davis at Idaho, 7. NWC: Whitworth at Willamette, 6 p.m. Bigfoot/Cardinal Classic: Everett at North Idaho, 5:30 p.m.; Whatcom vs. CC Spokane ...

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