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Washington State’s Casto improves offensive showing

PULLMAN – When DeAngelo Casto went down in a heap late in last Saturday’s 75-71 win over California, the Washington State faithful held their breath. WSU’s 6-foot-8 center was in …

EWU men can’t hold 18-point lead at Northern Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Just when it seemed that Eastern Washington’s men’s basketball team was warming up to life on the road, Wednesday night happened. The Eagles, after edging Idaho State …

Idaho Vandals outlook

RECORD: 14-11 overall, 7-6 WAC COMING UP: Saturday at Montana State, 6:05 p.m.

West Coast Conference teams jockey for top two seeds

Since the West Coast Conference adopted its current tournament format in 2003, only once has a team seeded third or higher advanced to the championship. That was No. 3 San …

Gonzaga Bulldogs outlook

RECORD: 17-9 overall, 7-3 WCC COMING UP: Tonight vs. Santa Clara, 6 (KHQ); Saturday vs. San Francisco, 5 p.m. (KHQ)

Eastern Washington Eagles outlook

RECORD: 8-15 overall, 5-6 Big Sky COMING UP: Saturday vs. Cal State Northridge, 7:05 at Reese Court

Arizona outlasts Arizona State in Pac-10 play

Kyle Fogg hit six 3-pointers and matched a career high with 26 points, helping No. 15 Arizona grind out a 67-52 win over rival Arizona State at Tempe, Ariz., on …

Gonzaga’s Vandersloot can score and pass with the best

A thousand of anything implies routine and the 1,000th of Courtney Vandersloot’s passes to have assisted a basket at Gonzaga University mirrored that, lobbed an arm’s length over the baseline …

Gonzaga’s Dower steps up admirably for ill Sacre

MALIBU, Calif. – Robert Sacre’s stomach was in turmoil most of Friday and Saturday, but he was happy about one thing: He didn’t get his roommate, Sam Dower, sick on …

Motum, WSU grind out hard-fought win over Cal

PULLMAN – It didn’t matter if it looked a lot more like Jackson Pollock than Norman Rockwell. Beauty on the basketball court, often, is defined by the final score.

Vandals come up empty at end in loss at Boise State

BOISE – Robert Arnold scored 16 points and La’Shard Anderson added 13 to lead Boise State past Idaho 69-63 on Saturday night. Boise State (14-11, 7-6 Western Athletic Conference) completed …

Weber State uses long-range game to defeat Eastern Washington

Despite the superior muscle and big scoring edge visiting Weber State exhibited on the low blocks during Saturday night’s Big Sky Conference matchup against Eastern Washington, Eagles coach Kirk Earlywine …

Eastern Washington Eagles outlook

RECORD: 8-15 overall, 5-6 Big Sky COMING UP: Saturday vs. Weber State, 7:05 at Reese Court

Vandals surprise No. 21 Utah State in WAC showdown

MOSCOW, Idaho – They couldn’t be sure until the final 11 seconds. But once Brockeith Pane’s jumper sailed into the stands, ending a tumultuous shooting night for Utah State, Idaho …

Idaho Vandals outlook

RECORD: 13-10 overall, 6-5 WAC COMING UP: Saturday at Boise State, 8 p.m. (ESPNU)

Gonzaga Bulldogs outlook

RECORD: 15-9 overall, 5-3 WCC COMING UP: Tonight at Loyola Marymount, 8 (ESPN2); Saturday at Pepperdine, 7 p.m. (KHQ)

Washington State Cougars outlook

RECORD: 16-7 overall, 6-5 Pac-10 COMING UP: Tonight vs. Stanford, 7; Saturday vs. California, 3 p.m.

WSU freshmen must be prepared for quick duty

PULLMAN – Like most walk-on freshmen college basketball players lucky enough to travel with the team, Will DiIorio gets most of his game-day work done before the game begins. Out …

EWU men will play majority of final Big Sky games at home

Eastern Washington, which snapped an 18-game road losing streak with last Saturday’s 69-67 win over Idaho State, will play four of its last six games – including three of its …

Cavaliers continue downward spiral with loss to Mavericks

NBA: Over one season or two, no team in NBA history has lost as many games in a row as these Cleveland Cavaliers. The surging Mavericks beat Cleveland 99-96 on …

Hollis Thompson brings ‘Hollywood’ swagger to Georgetown

WASHINGTON – The nickname “Hollywood” seems an odd fit for anything associated with Georgetown basketball. The Hoyas like to keep things close to the vest, with coach and players sticking …

One unbeaten, one winless team remain

A look at the only unbeaten and winless teams remaining in Division I (through Sunday): Unbeaten: Ohio State (24-0). Last win: Freshman Jared Sullinger had 18 points and 13 rebounds …

Rebounding edge helps Cougars revive with win over OSU

CORVALLIS, Ore. – After a dispiriting loss at Oregon on Thursday night, the Washington State Cougars had to rebound Saturday at Oregon State’s Gill Coliseum. In a couple of different …

EWU beats ISU to snap 18-game road loss streak

POCATELLO, Idaho – Glen Dean performed down the stretch like a young man who had simply had enough. Of losing on the road, that is.

Gonzaga continues up-and-down season with loss to Memphis

Just when one thinks the Gonzaga Bulldogs may have turned a corner, they run into another roadblock. For the second straight game, the Bulldogs rallied from a 13-point deficit, only …

Oregon’s offense dominates free-falling Huskies

EUGENE, Ore. – To understand how far the Washington Huskies have fallen in the past week, you could look past the Pac-10 standings in which they’ve stumbled out of first …

Geiger’s career-best 11 assists help Idaho turn back Hawaii

MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho senior guard Jeff Ledbetter plopped down in his chair in the University of Idaho media room and immediately his eyes scanned across the scoresheet to the …

College basketball teams make due without injured stars

Injuries have changed the landscape of college basketball as players sitting on the bench in street clothes have had as big of an impact as players on the court. Teams …

Eastern Washington Eagles outlook

RECORD: 7-14 overall, 4-5 Big Sky COMING UP: Tonight at Northern Colorado, 6; Saturday at Idaho State, 6

Gonzaga enters second half of WCC season with Portland trip

PORTLAND – There have been some subtle and perhaps even a few significant changes in Gonzaga’s and Portland’s basketball teams since the Bulldogs’ 74-61 victory over the Pilots nearly a …