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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2, 2009

Vandals enter tough stretch 

Three games in the next week should tell us a lot about the Idaho basketball team. The challenging stretch starts Thursday night at Cal State Northridge, continues Sunday vs. No. 25 Portland (at Memorial Gym; tickets are limited) and finishes Wednesday at Washington State. Keep…

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More thoughts on GU's win over WSU 28 

COUGARS A quick post before I sign off for a few days (more about that on the link). We were in the Kennel tonight as WSU struggled to execute down the stretch – on both ends of the floor. We have some thoughts about that…

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Zags pull off another comeback victory

Back with the game story from Gonzaga's 74-69 win over Washington State. GU's comeback, its third successful rally from a double-digit second-half deficit this season, wasn't exactly stylish (the Bulldogs had 10 turnovers in the second half), but it was effective in knocking off the…

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Zags win 74-69 23 

BULLDOGS, COUGARS Gonzaga stormed back in the second half behind the play of senior Matt Bouldin and freshman Elias Harris to defeat Washington State 74-69 before 6,000 at the McCarthey Athletic Center. By overcoming a 15-point first-half lead, 17th-ranked GU (7-1) kept the Cougars (6-1)…

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Looking back at WSU's season 

COUGARS A pretty good size football post for you, pretty much marking the end of the 2009 season. Hey, I heard that. No more cheering. Anyhow, we have a season preview based in large part on an interview with Paul Wulff. And a short news…

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If you missed it in the paper . . .

Here are the Greater Spokane League all-league photos and here is the link to the entire list of area all-league teams. The teams are chosen by the league coaches. We also have the North Idaho all-league teams and the all-league photos. We apologize for the…

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WSU travels up U.S. 195 to play GU 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 9 A.M. An unusual Wednesday morning in the WSU-related cyber world, in that, with the Gonzaga basketball game tonight, there's plenty to link from around the state. We'll get to it all on the link. Read on.

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