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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 30, 2009

Vandals pull off remarkable rally 

Well, it came in much more dramatic fashion that Idaho fans would have liked, but the Vandals finished off the year with a win -- and, man, what a win it was. All sorts of intrigue in the final moments of the Humanitarian Bowl, and…

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GU women win big

Gonzaga prepared for its West Coast Conference opener in 10 days with an 88-52 win over UC Santa Barbara in women's basketball action Wednesday night.The extended link has the unedited game story plus some information on a big night for Spokane native Angie Bjorklund in…

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Zags, Sooners collide at the Arena

I've got several items to post tonight. Thursday is the debut of the S-R's Four Corners college basketball page, so I'll post my contributions to that below. Also, my GU-Oklahoma game preview. And a recruiting update. There are a limited number of tickets available for…

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H-Bowl at half: 14-14 

Idaho's offense sputtered for much of the first half, but UI put together two nice drives and four defensive stops to go into halftime with Bowling Green tied 14-14. The Vandals evened the score 19 seconds before the half when Nate Enderle found Eric Greenwood…

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Struggling Chiefs lose again

The Spokane Chiefs lost to Portland again, 4-3, in a game delayed several hours by the snowstorm that hit Portland. According to the Winterhawks blog, there was some game-end incidents that could cost Kyle Beach a game, which would be Thursday night in Tri-City. Just…

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UI-BG: Get ready for lots of points

The day has finally arrived for Idaho fans -- they get to see the Vandals play in the postseason for the first time since 1998. Greeting them in Boise this morning is a fresh blanket of snow, a good 2 inches worth. Click below for…

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WSU's conference play inches closer 

COUGARS With Pac-10 Conference basketball play set to begin on New Year's Eve (that's tomorrow for all of you who don't have a calendar), today turned out to be the day to preview the upcoming season for many West Coast papers. We have links to…

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