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FRIDAY, FEB. 6, 2009

Gonzaga’s Steven Gray drives past Portland’s Nik Raivio during the first half of Thursday’s game in Portland.  (Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)

Zags, Tigers hook up at Arena 

Gonzaga and Memphis collide at the Spokane Arena tomorrow in what looks to be a dandy matchup of ranked teams. ESPN's College GameDay will be on hand and fans are asked to wear black shirts. Much more, and my unedited game preview below.

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Day after Portland 

These 8 p.m. starts aren't real conducive to gathering post-game notes and quotes, but we did get about 10 minutes of interview time following Gonzaga's 93-78 win over Portland on Thursday in an entertaining men's basketball game. Here are links to the Oregonian's Ryan White…

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Stanford forward Lawrence Hill  gets two of this game-high 20 points.  (Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)

Somber Cougars can't explain effort 

COUGARS Talking with the Washington State players after the 65-54 loss to Stanford on Thursday night, there was a grudging admiration of the way the Cardinal shot. Anytime a team hits a hair under 70 percent against you from beyond the 3-point arc, there has…

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