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Area men’s basketball: No. 3 Pirates win again

David Riley poured in a game-high 27 points, Mike Taylor added 22 points and five assists and the third-ranked Whitworth Pirates rolled to an 84-70 victory over the Willamette Bearcats …

3-pointer just beats buzzer, lifting Vandals in OT win

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Jeff Ledbetter’s 3-pointer at the overtime buzzer lifted Idaho to a 78-77 victory against Cal State Bakersfield on Saturday night. After Alex Johnson made 1 of 2 …

WSU balance takes charge after Moore’s suspension

STANFORD, Calif. – One man’s misfortune can be another’s opportunity. With starting point guard Reggie Moore in street clothes, suspended indefinitely Saturday by Washington State basketball coach Ken Bone for …

Standish hits career high in GU win

Junior Kayla Standish scored a career-high 27 points and had a game-high 12 rebounds Thursday to lead Gonzaga (14-4, 2-0) to an 80-61 West Coast Conference women’s basketball win over …

Zags found freshman at Turiaf’s old high school

Every freshman student on every college campus faces an adjustment period. Now add in a sport, and that sport, basketball, is played a bit differently than what you’re used to. …

Eastern Washington Eagles’ outlook

RECORD: 4-11 overall, 1-2 Big Sky COMING UP: Tonight at Montana, 6; Sunday, at Montana St., 1 p.m.

Idaho posts its first four-game WAC win streak

MOSCOW, Idaho – Two loose balls, two heady saves under the basket. At any other time in the game, Luiz Toledo’s hustle scarcely would have been noticed. But his extra …

Washington State Cougars’ outlook

RECORD: 12-4 overall, 2-2 Pac-10 COMING UP: Tonight at Cal, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday at Stanford, 5 p.m.

Idaho Vandals’ outlook

RECORD: 9-6 overall, 3-1 Western Athletic Conference COMING UP: Saturday at Cal State Bakersfield, 7 p.m.

Stanford hex has vexed Cougars

Washington State redshirt junior Abe Lodwick can remember celebrating on every Pac-10 basketball court except one: Stanford’s. That’s simple. The Cougars haven’t won in Maples Pavilion since March 5, 2005, …

In brief: CCS men, women sweep

Sophomore post Matt Barnes (Shadle Park) led five players in double figures with 15 points Wednesday as Community Colleges of Spokane (10-4, 2-0) beat Wenatchee Valley (7-5, 1-1) 92-57 in …

Gonzaga Bulldogs’ outlook

RECORD: 11-5 overall, 1-0 WCC COMING UP: Tonight vs. Pepperdine, 6 (KHQ); Saturday vs. Loyola Marymount, 5 (KHQ)

No. 1 Duke loses to Florida State

Derwin Kitchen scored 22 points, Chris Singleton added 18 and Florida State snapped No. 1 Duke’s 25-game winning streak with a 66-61 victory Wednesday night.

Wildcats win one for city of Tucson

The Arizona basketball team hoped its 67-57 victory over Stanford in Tucson, Ariz., Sunday served a larger purpose than a win in the Pac-10 standings. “We came here to play …

Vikings hold off Eagles on court

PORTLAND – Chris Harriel scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Portland State to a 74-58 victory over Eastern Washington on Saturday night. Charles Odum had 15 points …

Gonzaga reels off 9-0 run to answer Portland rally

Gonzaga’s lead, once as large as 18, was down to three in the second half and Portland had seized momentum. Sixty seconds later, the Bulldogs had rattled off nine points …

Vandals slip past Spartans

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Deremy Geiger scored 17 points, helping Idaho extend its winning streak to three games with a 73-64 victory over San Jose State on Saturday night. Jeff …

Moore, Thompson lift Cougars over Ducks

PULLMAN – Reggie Moore didn’t lead Washington State in scoring Saturday night – Klay Thompson did that for the 11th time this season – but don’t be misled. It was …

Huskies lead the Pac at 4-0

SEATTLE – What a difference a year makes. Last season, the Washington Huskies started 1-3 when the Pac-10 race began.

WSU turns to dunk to pick up its first Pac-10 victory

PULLMAN – There’s nothing more dynamic in college basketball than a high-flying, power-filled dunk from someone on the home team. Unless it’s four of them in less than five minutes.

Idaho Vandals basketball outlook

RECORD: 7-6 overall, 1-1 WAC COMING UP: Tonight at Hawaii, 9:30 PST; Saturday at San Jose State, 7:30 p.m.

Veteran Zags know too well about WCC

The Gonzaga Bulldogs have almost made it look easy at times while winning 10 straight West Coast Conference basketball titles, perhaps adding to the national perception that the conference slate …

In brief: Cougs’ Moore faces pot counts

The Whitman County prosecutor’s office cited Washington State starting point guard Reggie Moore for two misdemeanor drug counts Tuesday related to a December search of a Scott Hall room, according …

Eastern Washington Eagles basketball outlook

RECORD: 4-9 overall, 1-1 Big Sky COMING UP: Tonight at Seattle University, 7:10; Saturday at Portland State, 7:05 p.m.

Washington State Cougars basketball outlook

RECORD: 10-4 overall, 0-2 Pac-10 COMING UP: Today vs. Oregon State, 7 p.m.; Saturday vs. Oregon, 7:30 p.m. (FSN).

Cougars guard coming off spate of poor shooting

PULLMAN – It wouldn’t seem as if a 10-4 college basketball team should be facing a must-win week. But that seems to be the case for the Washington State Cougars.

College basketball conference play gets underway this week

Conference play starts this week with Gonzaga expecting to take everyone’s best punch and Idaho and Eastern Washington hoping to deliver a few. The Bulldogs (12-4), with six straight West …

Bulldogs’ tuneup turns into a romp

Southern Utah, with a seven-game winning streak, appeared to be a good tuneup for the Gonzaga University women with West Coast Conference play opening Saturday. Instead, the Thunderbirds were barely …

Stanford drops California

Jeremy Green scored 21 points and Dwight Powell had 20 to lead Stanford to an 82-68 victory over visiting California on Sunday night in the Pac-10 opener for both teams. …

UCLA women add to streak vs. WSU

Jasmine Dixon and Darxia Morris each scored 12 points to help No. 8 UCLA beat error-prone Washington State 80-55 on Sunday in Pullman. UCLA (12-1, 2-0 Pac-10) has won 21 …