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THURSDAY, DEC. 31, 2009

Try it again: GU 83, Oklahoma 69 

For some reason only a computer expert could explain, my previous post encountered technical difficulties.So let's try it again, this time from home. Here's my unedited game story, filed about five minutes after the final buzzer because of early New Year's Eve deadlines. Read on…

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WSU loses on a technical fall 17 

COUGARS I hope you had a chance to see this game. The Cougars were like Sisyphus, rolling the rock up the hill for 45 minutes, never getting the lead until the first overtime. But the rock rolled back over them in the form of a…

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Eags end skid with win over Hornets

Eastern Washington's men's basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak with a 79-75 home win over Big Sky Conference rival Sacramento State on Thursday night.You can read an unedited version of the game story that will appear in Friday morning's S-R below.

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WSU falls in double overtime 10 

COUGARSJust a quick post. The Cougars lost in double overtime after seemingly winning the game at the end of the first overtime only to see a technical foul allow Oregon to tie it with .3 seconds left. We'll be back.

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Oregon dominates, leads 38-27 at half 10 

COUGARS There's probably no way Washington State could have begun Pac-10 Conference play any worse. The first 5 minutes of the game with Oregon was a stretch of turnovers and missed defensive assignments. The final 7 and a half were filled with missed shots and…

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Look back at Vandals’ wild win

After having nearly 24 hours to digest what took place inside Bronco Stadium yesterday, I realized there’s a lot we weren’t able to touch on — stuff that simply got lost in the postgame melee. Keep reading for extra quotes, thoughts and links on Idaho’s…

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Pac-10 tips off for WSU, Oregon

COUGARS It's time for our pregame post, Pac-10 style. Got to love conference basketball. It gets so intense. Except, maybe, when the students are out for winter break, as is the case here. For pregame notes, read on.

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OU, and the newest Zag 

Kyle Dranginis' coach at Skyview High warned me that his star player might come across as quiet on the phone, but I'm still waiting to find out. Yes, that means no return phone call from southern Idaho, so I've put together an article based on…

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