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SATURDAY, FEB. 24, 2007

Eastern keeps hope alive

EAGLES, 80-72 UPDATED: SUNDAY 8:20 A.M.It was another night and another Bee Gees' chorus. Eastern stayed alive in the Big Sky Conference postseason hunt thanks to a home win over Sacramento State.After Sac State had taken its only second-half lead at 67-65, Marcus Hinton scored…

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Pirates headed to NCAA tournament

PIRATES, 69-62 UPDATED: SUNDAY 8:20 A.M.Whitworth defeated visiting Lewis and Clark on Saturday to raise its record to 23-3 and ensure a trip to the NCAA Division III playoffs for the first time since 2003.•UPDATE: Here is our game story that ran in Sunday's S-R.Senior…

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Zags have to grind out another win

BULLDOGS, 38-34The F in USF isn't usually a high percentage shot. But when Derek Raivio can bury a 3-pointer from that spot to end the half, it certainly is.Other than that exciting end to the first 20 minutes, there's not a lot to say at…

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Changes hit USF and GU

BULLDOGSIt's not often games between two conference teams played less than a month apart would feature so many personnel changes.But that's the case today when Gonzaga faces USF. These two teams have changed greatly since the Zags' 72-56 win Jan. 27 in Spokane.Gonzaga's evolution has…

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The year's biggest day of basketball

COLLEGE BASKETBALLThere are four important basketball games today, with the Gonzaga game probably having the least impact on the postseason, if you believe the pundits.The Zags will face USF this afternoon at 12:30 (KXLY-4; 1510-AM) having already clinched at least the second seed in the…

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