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THURSDAY, JAN. 31, 2008

Bobcats trip short-handed Eags again

Montana State overcame a rash of first-half turnovers and dominated the boards Thursday night to post a 64-57 Big Sky Conference win over Eastern Washington at Reese Court.The Eagles played without starting point guard Adris DeLeon, who has battled flu-like symptoms all week.You can read…

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Cougars, Bears tied at halftime

HALFTIME: 35-35The WSU men's basketball team got out to a quick start on Friel Court, running 6-0 over Californa to take an early lead. But the Bears ate away at the Cougars' lead, closing in via missed WSU shots and free throws.It was another scoreless…

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These Bears will have some bite

COUGARS • UPDATED: 6:20 P.M.The roads in Pullman were pretty good, but the parking lot I use wasn't. But a great parking attendant, Tim, dug my car out and helped me get settled. Hope I can get out.Read on for my thoughts on tonight's game.UPDATE:…

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After the Spokane Chiefs took the day off on Wednesday and caught some well-deserved rest, I caught up with coach Bill Peters at Eagles Ice-A-Rena today after the Chiefs' practice.Read below for my unedited notebook that will run tomorrow.

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GSL makeup basketball games

Nearly all of the snowed out Greater Spokane League basketball games have been rescheduled, some under Friday Night Lights.Tomorrow night's games are Gonzaga Prep at Ferris, boys at 5 p.m. and girls at 6:30; Mead at Lewis and Clark, boys only, and Rogers at Mt.…

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An existential question

COUGARS • UPDATED: 10 A.M.What if they played a basketball game and nobody came? Would it make a sound? Let's ask philosophy professor Edwin W. Watt. Professor? "No." Would it count in the Pac-10 standings? "Yes." Thanks professor Watt.Sorry, the snow is causing dementia here…

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30, 2008

Idaho preps - postseason

ORIGINALLY POSTED MONDAYUPDATED Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.Click the tab below to see some notes on North Idaho girls and boys basketball.The 4A Region I girls tournament opener that was postponed until Wednesday - Moscow at Sandpoint - has been postponed one more night to Thursday because…

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Welcome to Pullman

COUGARS • UPDATED: 12:40 P.M.The bad news is beginning to pile up for new football coach Paul Wullf. Though there have been a multitude of verbal commitments for next year, a couple of the current defensive players – both starters at times last season –…

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TUESDAY, JAN. 29, 2008

MONDAY, JAN. 28, 2008

Gonzaga cruises into first place

Read on below for my unedited Gonzaga-Portland game story and come back tomorrow morning for our day-after post. Gonzaga (16-5, 5-0 WCC)is alone in first place after San Diego upset visiting Saint Mary's 63-55 tonight. The Toreros and Saint Mary's are both 4-1. More here…

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Bulldogs lead 39-22 at break

Gonzaga's David Pendergraft and Josh Heytvelt combined for 27 points as the Bulldogs took a 39-22 halftime lead against Portland on Monday night.The Zags scored 11 of the last 13 points to close the half, seven of those coming from Pendergraft.Portland's Nik Raivio, younger brother…

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Chiefs back on top of writer's poll

They’re back on top.The Spokane Chiefs, whose nine-week reign atop the Western Hockey League writer’s poll ended last week, collected 11 of 17 first-place votes and 367 total points to regain the top ranking in the poll released Monday by the Western Major Junior Hockey…

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SUNDAY, JAN. 27, 2008

SATURDAY, JAN. 26, 2008

Second-half collapse dooms Eagles

Ouch!I'm at the Arena covering a Spokane Chiefs hockey game and wasn't able to keep tabs on Eastern's men's basketball team on the radio.I did learn from an internet report, however, that the Eagles blew a 44-27 halftime lead and fell to Montana State 74-69…

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So who will be ready tonight?

COUGARSOne of the fun things to watch a couple of hours before game time us how different teams approach the warm-up ritual.For example, ASU's players had some time before the assistant coaches stepped on the court. They used the minutes to perfect their 38-footers. Read…

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