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  • THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013

    Coming up: Eastern Washington Eagles

    COMING UP: Tonight at Idaho St., 6; Saturday at Weber St., 6 p.m. OUTLOOK: First up is last-place Idaho State (4-14 Big Sky, 5-23 overall), which has already been eliminated …


  • THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013

    Coming up: Gonzaga Bulldogs

    COMING UP: Saturday vs. TBD, 6 (ESPN2) OUTLOOK: No. 1-ranked and top-seeded Gonzaga, riding a 12-game winning streak, should be well rested with a week between games when it takes …


  • THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013

    Bulldogs used to getting physical

    “Olynyk the catch, one dribble. He is just hammered by Kaufusi, hammered, and the Zags are furious. Man, was that a hard foul. Olynyk just got destroyed there. … He …


  • THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013

    Cougs’ home win over UCLA first since 1993

    PULLMAN – There were dunks at the end of the losing streaks, both of them toppling in the same instant after Washington State’s most improbable victory of the season. There …


  • THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013

    Coming up: Idaho Vandals

    COMING UP: Saturday vs. Seattle U, 7:05 p.m. OUTLOOK: The Vandals close the regular season with a game that doesn’t mean anything for next week’s WAC tournament. They’ll be the …


  • TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2013

    Best bet on the Tube

    Derek Elston, Jordan Hulls and Christian Watford came to Indiana to turn a tattered men’s basketball program around. Tonight, the three seniors and perhaps a few of their younger teammates …


  • MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2013

    Huskies extend Cougars’ losing streak to nine

    SEATTLE – It’s been more than a month now since Washington State won a basketball game. And after the Cougars welcomed March in the same manner in which they slogged …


  • MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2013

    Sasquatch advance to NWAACC semis

    Brady Bagby’s 21 points led four Community College of Spokane players in double figures Sunday as the Sasquatch beat Everett Community College 88-78 in the second round of the NWAACC …


  • MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2013

    Stanford snaps 3-game home skid

    STANFORD, Calif. – Chasson Randle scored 22 points and matched his career high with six assists, and Stanford snapped its longest losing streak at home this season with an 84-66 …


  • MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2013

    Kane keeps Blackhawks’ streak alive

    NHL: Chicago extended its NHL-record, season-opening points streak to 22 games Sunday when Patrick Kane scored the tying goal on a power play with 2:02 left in regulation and had …


  • MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2013

    Gonzaga men, women get time off

    With regular-season West Coast Conference championships in hand, the Gonzaga men’s and women’s basketball teams have a few extra days to prepare for the conference tournaments in Las Vegas. Gonzaga’s …


  • SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 2013

    NIC women lose, hope for at-large bid

    Now the waiting begins. Because the North Idaho College women’s basketball team missed its last four shots and two of three free throws, the Cardinals have to hope an at-large …


  • SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 2013

    Seniors take bows after Gonzaga finishes unbeaten WCC season

    One by one, the Gonzaga Bulldogs keep reaching milestones and Saturday was no exception. The second-ranked Bulldogs thumped Portland 81-52 to finish off their first 16-0 WCC men’s basketball season. …


  • SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 2013

    Blanchette: Zags merit top ranking

    This program is being brought to you by the number 1. At least it should be.


  • FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013

    Miami has tough challenge at Duke on Saturday

    On Saturday night, No. 5 Miami can clinch the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season men’s basketball championship. Easier said than done. Not only will the Hurricanes have to beat third-ranked Duke …


  • FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013

    Strange sight on college basketball court: sleeves

    CINCINNATI – College basketball’s tournament time is taking on a new look this year, with lots of double-takes expected. Six teams will wear special uniforms for their conference and anticipated …


  • FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013

    Cavaliers upset Duke

    Joe Harris had just scored a career-high 36 points, nearly half of his team’s total in a 73-68 basketball victory against No. 3 Duke at Charlottesville, Va., and the junior …


  • THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2013, 11:35 P.M.

    Costly loss for Eagles

    Eastern Washington lost its grip on the basketball Thursday night, and perhaps the season. The Eagles lost the ball 22 times in a costly 88-80 overtime defeat against Northern Colorado …


  • THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2013

    Coming up: Washington State Cougars

    COMING UP: Sunday at Washington (Root), 12:30 p.m. OUTLOOK: Three chances remain for Washington State to avoid its worst conference record since the 2002-03 season, when the Cougars finished 2-16 …


  • THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2013

    Coming up: Eastern Washington Eagles

    COMING UP: Today vs. Northern Colorado, 6 p.m.; Saturday vs. North Dakota, 2 p.m. OUTLOOK: With four games left and the Eagles still on the outside looking in for a …


  • THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2013

    Coming up: Gonzaga Bulldogs

    COMING UP: Tonight at BYU, 8 (ESPN2); Saturday vs. Portland, 2 (Fox 28) OUTLOOK: No. 2 Gonzaga will be the highest ranked opponent to visit the Marriott Center since it …


  • THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2013

    Coming up: Idaho Vandals

    COMING UP: Tonight at Texas-San Antonio, 5; Saturday at Texas State, noon OUTLOOK: The Vandals’ final kick of the regular season begins tonight in San Antonio, where they’ll try to …


  • THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2013

    No. 2 Gonzaga faces challenge from BYU

    PROVO, Utah – There are no guarantees in men’s college basketball this season, as demonstrated by an upset-filled last month. That applies to No. 2 Gonzaga, which has adeptly sidestepped …


  • TUESDAY, FEB. 26, 2013

    Self gets win No. 500 after Jayhawks rally

    Men’s basketball: Elijah Johnson scored a career-high 39 points and No. 6 Kansas rallied to beat Iowa State 108-96 in overtime on Monday night in Ames, Iowa, for coach Bill …


  • TUESDAY, FEB. 26, 2013

    La. Tech breaks into Top 25 for first time since 1985

    The last time Louisiana Tech was this good Karl Malone patrolled the courts on the university’s Ruston campus. Second-year coach Michael White might not have a leading man like Malone …


  • MONDAY, FEB. 25, 2013, 10:32 P.M.

    Whitworth teams head to D3 tourneys

    The sixth-ranked Whitworth men drew Redlands for a first-round home game in the Divisiion III tournament. The Whitworth women have a little farther to travel, drawing Emory University in the …


  • MONDAY, FEB. 25, 2013

    Best bet on the Tube

    Kansas coach Bill Self can reach career win No. 500 tonight at Iowa State ( 6 p.m., ESPN). The ninth-ranked Jayhawks are 23-4 overall and 11-3 in the Big 12, …


  • MONDAY, FEB. 25, 2013

    Craft’s career effort gives Buckeyes win

    Men’s College Basketball: Aaron Craft slashed through the lane for a career-high 21 points on Sunday – more than he had scored in the last three games combined – to …


  • SUNDAY, FEB. 24, 2013

    Vandals win at Idaho State

    POCATELLO – Connor Hill scored 20 points and Stephen Madison added 19 points as Idaho defeated Idaho State 75-69 in a nonconference basketball game on Saturday. Hill had 12 of …


  • SUNDAY, FEB. 24, 2013

    Blanchette: These Bulldogs enjoy the journey

    The point has been reached on the calendar, and on the scoreboard, where it is a challenge to live in the moment. The score mushrooms. March and its madness looms.


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