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SATURDAY, FEB. 3, 2007

WSU has a chance to solidify second

COLLEGE BASKETBALLWith USC holding on for a win over Oregon, a Cougar victory over Arizona State will keep them into a second-place tie in the Pac-10, now only tied with the Trojans. And remember, WSU defeated USC earlier this season.The Trojans and the Cougars in…

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There's one big difference between these teams

BULLDOGS, 60-44The difference in these two teams, besides philosophical ones? Heytvelt.If you've ever seen old films of Wilt Chamberlain playing at Kansas, that's what Heytvelt looks like today. A giant playing a different game than the rest of the guys on the court.As long as…

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Heytvelt a man among boys

BULLDOGS, 22-9A lot of people thought Josh Heytvelt had a great game against Stanford. I wasn't one of them. I thought he was slow defensively, took a long time to adjust to the Lopez's brothers height and took a long time getting started.But he's having…

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Spokane caught looking ahead

CHIEFS, WHLThe Chiefs were cruising along, up a couple of goals in the third period and ready to look forward to tonight's matchup with the team directly above them in the U.S. Division standings.Then the bottom fell out. And they lost, 4-3, to Calgary in…

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