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SATURDAY, JAN. 3, 2009

WSU opens Pac-10 play with a loss 19 

COUGARS There isn't a lot of margin of error available for the Washington State Cougars this Pac-10 basketball season. This isn't a group right now that's going to come roaring back from a big deficit to win a game. This isn't a group that can...

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UW pulls away in the second half 

COUGARS Another quick burst by the opposition to open the second half. Another home loss. That's what happened again Saturday as UW scored nine consecutive points right after halftime and went on to defeat WSU, 68-48, in the Pac-10 opener for both. Yes, it seemed...

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Vols fall to KU 

Tennessee got off to a slow start -- much like Gonzaga against UConn, Portland State and Utah -- and never fully recovered, falling to Kansas in Lawrence on Saturday. More here, here and here.Gonzaga visits Tennessee in Knoxville on Wednesday.

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UW leads by two at the half 

COUGARS WSU trails 30-28 at the half, with the Huskies dominating the boards and nailing just about every open look they have from 3. The Cougars are staying in the game because they are perfect from the line, hitting all seven they've taken. Both teams...

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Can WSU execute against the Huskies? 

COUGARS The Washington Huskies walked onto Friel Court today and Beasley Coliseum was silent. Really. No boos, no catcalls, nothing. What a difference without a majority of the students. There are a few, about a couple hundred right by the court, but they didn't acknowledged...

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Opening night prelude to rivalry day 

COUGARS The Pac-10's first four games went pretty much as expected Friday night, with USC and UCLA winning easily in Oregon, Cal showing its nonconference record was for real and Stanford showing is wasn't. The first wave of conference games ends today with WSU hosting...

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