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Randa recalls playing days at Eastern

As promised, I've attached an unedited version of the Then & Now yarn on former EWU center John Randa that will appear in Tuesday morning's S-R below.From his painful on-court encounter with Kevin Duckworth to his wedding on The Rock of Gibraltor, Randa has some...

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Bulldogs working to snap skid 

Media day this afternoon at Gonzaga, so I'll post an unedited notebook that will run in Tuesday's S-R. I'm catching a flight tomorrow for Knoxville, but I'll try to post my GU-Tennessee advance sometime mid-morning.Meanwhile, here's the latest Bracketology (GU is seeded No. 7).Read on.

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Free throws vital 

Earlier on this blog a poster was keeping tabs free throw shooting and lamenting the inability to convert. There is no questioning that 70-plus percent is vital to the outcome of a game. Back in the day, when Jud Heathcote was at West Valley, players...

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Zags drop out of poll 15 

Gonzaga's three-game losing streak has cost the Bulldogs a spot in the ESPN/USA Today top 25. The Bulldogs dropped out of the rankings and received just 27 votes, which puts them tied for 36th (Note: corrected from 37th). Tennessee, Gonzaga's opponent on Wednesday, stayed in...

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Valentine leads EWU past Sac

Eastern Washington's junior point guard Benny Valentine erupted for 33 points Sunday afternoon and the Eagles picked up an important Big Sky road win over Sacramento State.You can read the game story published by the Sacramento Bee here, check out the game details provided by...

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