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MONDAY, FEB. 2, 2009

Hard work almost over for WSU coaches 

COUGARS Though basketball season is in full swing, we're also in full football mode. That's because Christmas comes Wednesday, better known as letter-of-intent day. Yep, it's the first day of the signing period for football and WSU is looking forward to it. For a look…

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NIC's winning shot

Here's a link that shows Melvin Jones' 81-foot shot in North Idaho College's thrilling 69-66 win over College of Southern Idaho on Saturday at NIC. I paced off the shot - it was from 81 feet. The video isn't great, but you'll see the ball…

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SUNDAY, FEB. 1, 2009

Eags' skid continues 

Eastern Washington dropped another men's basketball game Saturday night, losing to Montana on the road.I tried to post information on the game last night, but couldn't. So I'm back this morning with this link to the game story that ran in Sunday morning's S-R, this…

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Gonzaga's Jeremy Pargo battles San Diego's Rob Jones. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Day after San Diego 

It was apparent from the outset this one was going to lack style points. That was never more evident than seeing the scoreboard read Gonzaga 16, San Diego 9 -- with 4:15 left in the first half. Still, Gonzaga's 64-47 victory showed the Zags can…

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Arizona’s Jordan Hill and Washington State’s Aron Baynes battle for a rebound in the second half.  (Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)

WSU not happy with split 25 

COUGARS You would think a split in the desert would have made the Washington State basketball team happy. You would be wrong. "We're in a position where you can't split anymore," senior Daven Harmeling said. "We've dug ourself such a big hole, splits on the…

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