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Wednesday, September 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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GU-Tennessee game story 

As promised, read on below for my unedited game story on Gonzaga's 89-79 overtime win against Tennessee on Wednesday.We'll be back with a day-after post tomorrow, probably from Sea-Tac in the afternoon.

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Zags work overtime to end skid 

Gonzaga had its chances in regulation, but finally finished off Tennessee in overtime, ending a three-game losing streak with an 89-79 victory in front of 22,326 at Thompson-Boling Arena on Wednesday.The Bulldogs, who missed free throw after free throw in regulation, hit 9 of 10...

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Tatum shoots Vols to lead at half

Tennessee's Cameron Tatum scorched Gonzaga with four 3-pointers and a career-high tying 19 points in the first half to stake the Volunteers to a 40-33 halftime lead. Tatum's deep 3-pointer gave the Vols their biggest lead 31-16 before GU battled back. The Bulldogs actually led...

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A sea of orange and some Gray

About 10 minutes from tip off and it's a nothing but orange in Thompson-Boling Arena, an impressive facility with seating capacity of 21,678 (it was more than 24,000 before a remodel two years ago added luxury boxes at the expense of a few thousand seats).One...

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Idaho preps

If the weather cooperates - the roofs don't collapse and the gyms don't flood - there might be some high school basketball in North Idaho soon! Click the extended entry tab below to continue reading.

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Who can stop the Bullpups? 

Is Greater Spokane League basketball as good as last year, better or down a bit? It's tempting to say the latter given that every team, but two have three or more losses already. But maybe we were so focused on Ferris last year that we...

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FSN and the Holt hire - plus hoops 23 

COUGARS It was, seemingly, a huge day yesterday for Husky fans. The hiring of former Idaho head coach Nick Holt as defensive coordinator was such a big deal that Fox Sports Northwest televised the press conference – twice. Read on for more on that and...

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Blanchette on Zags' slide 

A couple of items for your consumption on a blustery morning in Knoxville. First, John Blanchette checks the Zags' temperature here. Also, a preview of the GU-Tennessee matchup from the Knoxville newspaper.

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