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THURSDAY, FEB. 1, 2007

WSU digs deep and comes out with a sweep

COUGARS, 72-66Two nights in a row I've watched local teams face tough circumstances on the road. Both nights they came through with big wins over ranked teams.Wednesday night it was Gonzaga at Stanford. Thursday night it was WSU at Arizona. The Cougars dug out the…

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Weaver starts fast

COUGARS,40-35 Ever get the feeling coaches challenge kids in the locker room? Like Kyle Weaver, who comes out and scores the Cougs first four points?Or Lute Olson with Mustafa Shakur?If that is the case, both coaches' talks worked.

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Cougs need to slow down UA offense

WILDCATS, 19-15At its essence, WSU success has to do with tempo. All year long the Cougars have forced faster-paced teams to play at their speed.Thus far tonight, that's not happening.No, Arizona isn't running a fast-break clinic, but the Wildcats are playing faster than they did…

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Questions for both teams tonight

COUGARS PREGAMEThe last time WSU faced Arizona, in a game the Cougars won 77-73 in overtime, junior Derrick Low had a game he would rather forget.The usually sharp-shooting guard was 1 for 12 from the field and finished with four points. He did, however, hit…

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Live in the moment with these Cougs

COUGARSSomewhere in the back of your mind there's that little doubt, isn't there? As a Cougar fan, you just can't get rid of it.Is this team really as good as its record? Or are the last nine Pac-10 games going to expose their its weaknesses?…

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Story captures the thrill of victory

BULLDOGS UPDATED: 10:30 A.M.Why do we send reporters on the road with local sports teams? So we can put you, the reader, in the stands and in the locker room after the game.Which is exactly what Steve Bergum did with this story of Gonzaga's victory…

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