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Bulldogs taking a tough walk


The road beckons. First Georgia, then New York, then the Emerald City.

The Zags head out tomorrow on their toughest road trip of the year, and maybe ever. After Saturday's game in suburban Atlanta, then it's up the coast to the Big Apple for next Thursday long-awaited game with Duke. After Christmas, it's over to Seattle for another ranked opponent, Nevada. Then it's back East right after the first of the year for another Atlantic Coast Conference foe, Virginia.


But right now, all the Zags are worrying about is Georgia, according to Steve Bergum's post on his Zag blog (there's also a quick note about Abdullahi Kuso and what he's been doing well).

Steve also has a quick question-and-answer piece with freshman sensation Matt Bouldin, the most fundamentally sound passer I've seen in years. Then there's this look around the West Coast Conference.

Bud Withers of the Times also examines the Bulldogs' long road trip as part of his hoop notebook concerning the three schools on this side of the state. But it all starts with the Zags' trip – make that trips.

To get through this stretch, GU better have the heart of a tin man, the courage of a lion and the brains of Bill Walton.

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