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Washington State’s Caleb Forrest draws a foul from GU’s Robert Sacre.  (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga notes

Back with a notebook from media day this afternoon, but the first half of it centers on Kelly Olynyk's verbal commitment to Gonzaga. Read below for an unedited version of the article that will run in Tuesday's S-R.

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Two Vandals haul in WAC awards 

After a successful weekend for the Idaho men's and women's basketball teams, the programs brought in weekly awards from the Western Athletic Conference. Brandon Wiley was tabbed as the conference player of the week on the men's side while Yinka Olorunnife won the same honor...

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GU gets another '09 commitment 

Kelly Olynyk, a versatile 6-foot-10, 205-pound forward from Canada, has verbally committed to the Gonzaga men's basketball team, Olynyk's father, Ken, said Monday.Olynyk, who plays for South Kamloops Secondary School in Kamloops, B.C., and trains most of the rest of the year at the National...

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Zags, Gaels ranked in both polls 

Gonzaga and Saint Mary's will head into Thursday's showdown ranked in both the Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today top 25 polls. GU moved up three spots to No. 20 in A.P. The Bulldogs cracked the ESPN/USA Today rankings at No. 25 after being in the...

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Northwest Nuggets and Cougs unite 

They still have to sign on the dotted line, but when The Tacoma News-Tribune listed its "Northwest Nuggets" football standouts, one telling note is that 8 of 22 players named have committed to WSU, including GSL players Travis Long, Gonzaga Prep, and Chris Mastin, Lewis...

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Cold day in Pullman 23 

COUGARS A couple of quick links to get you through your Monday. Have a great day and don't forget to bundle up. According to weather.com, it's minus-12 in Pullman as I write this. Insert your cold-shooting joke here. And then read on.

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