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THURSDAY, FEB. 22, 2007

McArthur Court must be torn down

DUCKS, 64-59Tear down Mac Court. Build a new building. It's the only way it seems the Cougs will win in Eugene.The old building has their number. And so did freshman Dejuan Porter (shown here defending Derrick Low; AP photo) on Thursday.Porter had a game-high 21…

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Lead should have been bigger

COUGARS, 30-25Things couldn't have gone much better for WSU in the first half, but the Cougs' lead at the intermission isn't as wide as it could have been.Partly because they missed a couple of free throws late in the half. Partly due to a couple…

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WSU vs. Oregon by the numbers

COUGARS PREGAMELet's see. The Cougars are 22-4. They are 11-3 in the Pac-10. They are ranked ninth in the nation. They are second in the conference.They have lost 12 in a row to Oregon. They have lost the last 11 games in Eugene. The Ducks…

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Dennis Johnson found dead in Texas

SONICSFormer Seattle Supersonics guard Dennis Johnson, 52, is dead. Johnson, who was coaching the Austin Toros of the NBA Developmental League, died in Austin, Texas. No cause of death has been determined.Johnson, a member of the Sonics' 1979 NBA title team, graduated from Pepperdine University…

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Zags travel to California for two big games

BULLDOGS UPDATED 4:25 P.M.Gonzaga doesn't play again until Saturday (12:30 p.m.; KXLY-4; 1510-AM) at the University of San Francisco, so there isn't much in the way of stories about the Zags.Still, Steve Bergum has the West Coast Conference notebook and a look at the Week…

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Idaho wrestlers take state title shots

PREPSNow let's get to the rest of the prep stories in today's S-R …It's state wrestling weekend in Idaho, and Sandpoint is favored to add the 2007 4A team trophy to its collection starting today in Pocatello. One Post Falls' wrestler, Duane Carr, hopes to…

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Blowouts highlight first day of action

1B STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTThe first-ever 1B tournament is underway in Yakima, and if the video on KREM-2 last night is any indication, good seats are still available.On the court, there were a lot of first-round blowouts, though girls' pre-tournament favorite Sprague-Harrington didn't post one of…

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