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TUESDAY, DEC. 22, 2009

WSU wins 72-70 

COUGARS Behind the support of 15,341 in Key Arena and numerous free throws in overtime, Washington State rallied to stop LSU on Tuesday night. The Cougars couldn't hold on to an eight-point second half lead but got the last basket in regulation to force 5…

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Portland rolls past Idaho

How quickly fortunes can change. Two-plus weeks after dismantling Portland, Idaho visited the Pilots tonight and got thrashed, 82-52. It was a 50-point turnaround from the earlier meeting, when UI notched a 68-48 win. The cold-shooting Vandals mustered just two 3-pointers and had 19 turnovers.…

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WSU leads 36-30 at the half

COUGARS A quick halftime note. Yes, the crowd here is loud – at times. The loudest may have been when the guy wearing purple was put down on the court by Butch during a time out. During the game, the loudest was after Marcus Capers'…

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WSU and LSU at the Key

COUGARS The talk around the Key Arena is that this place is going to be packed. I've been in here for a Sonics game when it was pretty darn full, but not a college game. So it will be interesting to hear the crowd. Read…

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Vandals prep for Portland ... again

It was just over two weeks ago that the Idaho Vandals surprised most everyone by pasting then-No. 25 University of Portland 68-48. Tonight, the Pilots get another shot at Idaho (this time in Portland), and it would be shocking if this isn't a much more…

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Plenty of women's basketball news

Sorry for the delay in posting information - it's holiday time.Below is the unedited notebook I filed for Wednesday's paper and my vote for the AP top 25.A couple of links for you enjoyment. A look at the Las Vegas tournament Gonzaga just play, which…

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