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THURSDAY, JAN. 29, 2009



Bobcats too much for Eags 

Eastern Washington, after leading by as many as 10 point in the first half, lost at Montana State Thursday night, further damaging their chances at making the Big Sky Conference tournament.You can read an unedited version fo the game story that will appear in Friday...

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Zags down six at halftime 

Gonzaga got off to a quick start, but Saint Mary’s weathered the storm and the Gaels’ Patty Mills started raining in 3-pointers. The sophomore point guard, who played for Australia in the Olympics, made five 3s – his career high was four – over a...

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WSU upsets ASU 65-55 35 

COUGARS This is the night Klay Thompson announced his presence. The freshman from Southern California set a school record for freshmen with eight 3-pointers while scoring a career-high 28 points. It was also the night DeAngelo Casto showed he can do just about anything needed...

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ASU up 30-27 at the half 

COUGARS Despite an early 9-0 run by the Sun Devils, WSU patiently clawed its way back into this game and trail by three at the half. James Harden had 13 points for the Devils, though that's unofficial because we don't have stats up here in...

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Arizona State guard James Harden, right, celebrates a three-point play with teammates Jerren Shipp, left, and Derek Glasser. Associated Press
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WSU tries to contain Harden, stop ASU

COUGARS Contain James Harden (at right above). Make shots from outside. In a nutshell, those are the two most important assignments for Washington State tonight if the Cougars want to upset the 14th-ranked Sun Devils. And, at least at the start, they both may be...

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Waiting for EWU-MSU tipoff 

Good evening.Just sitting here waiting to tune in the Eastern Washington-Montana State that tips off in a little less than an hour in Bozeman. I will cobble together a game story of some kind after it's over and post it here, so please check back.In...

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Idaho Vandals Shiloh Keo, left, and Stanley Franks team up to tackle Southern Cal's Stafon Johnson during a season opener. Associated Press
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Shock add pair of Idaho Vandals

Spokane has signed two former Idaho Vandal defensive backs -- Stanley Franks (No. 6, pictured) and Herbert Cash -- and completed a trade with South Georgia. More here. Also, former Shock receiver Kelvin Dickens has signed with South Georgia.

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Post Falls High School basketball player Aynslee Stuart before the start of practice on Jan. 22.  (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Idaho preps

Here's a link to my Thursday column/notebook.Here's a link to a feature in the Prairie Voice on Post Falls girls basketball player Aynslee Stuart.

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WSU hopes to warm up in Tempe 

COUGARS Do you know it is only 15 degrees warmer here in Tempe than it is in Pullman right now? Of course, the high today here will be 73, while Pullman is predicted to top out some 40 degrees lower. The people at the golf...

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