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SATURDAY, DEC. 16, 2006


GU's loss just figures

GONZAGAThis one is really hard to figure out.The good team defense we've seen most of the season? It wasn't there.The ability to get to the foul line when it's needed to stop an opponent's run? Nope, not there either.The rebounding? The ability to find an…

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Lessons being learned

GEORGIA, 85-75The road is a tough. That's the lesson GU can take out of this one. That and they have to rebound better if they want to win the tough road games. Hey, those two lessons go together.It doesn’t look like GU is going to…

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Trying to climb the mountain

GEORGIA, 72-65There have been games this year when GU has broken out to big leads and then squandered them.Can the opposite happen today?Georgia built a 16-point lead early in the second half, only to see GU get within five. To come all the way back,…

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Mind-boggling numbers in the first half

GEORGIA, 50-45Usually when a team shoots as well as Georgia has the first half, you can figure it will cool off in the second half. But the way Georgia has shot this season (see pregame post below), I'm not sure that applies.The Bulldogs from the…

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Pargo steps up

GONZAGA, 31-26Like a lot of sophomores, Jeremy Pargo can disappear some nights and be the best guy on the court others.In this 4-minute stretch he has been the former.And that's why the Zags have been able to break out in front. That, and the defensive…

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Heytvelt shows his range

GONZAGA, 10-9Versatility is such a weapon. Especially when you are 6-foot-11, like Josh Heytvelt.With the Bulldogs struggling on the offensive end, and the other Bulldogs fronting him in the post, Heytvelt stepped outside, got squared up and nailed two 3-pointers. Which seemed to loosen up…

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Just whetting your appetite

GONZAGABefore we get to our pre-game analysis, here are a couple links for you.The first comes from the Sports Network, and is a nice, concise look at the two teams. There's not much you probably don't know about GU here, but the Georgia info is…

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Holmgren tries to figure out these Hawks

SEAHAWKS, PRO FOOTBALLIt sometimes feels like Mike Holmgren is calling plays he knows will work. And they did. Last year – with last year's offensive line.This year? Not so much.In the past two games, the Seahawks have faced third-and-one or fourth-and-one down by three points…

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