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SUNDAY, DEC. 5, 2010

Vandals sweep their own tourney

Three games, three wins. That's what the Idaho men's basketball team accomplished in its inaugural Basketball Travelers Classic at Moscow's Memorial Gym. The Vandals improved to 5-3 with a 75-60 win over Eastern Michigan (1-6) in the tournament's finale Sunday evening, their fourth straight win…

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Big wins for Zags, Cougs 

Gonzaga and Washington State have impressive wins in women's basketball on Sunday.The Bulldogs romp at Montana as Courtney Vandersloot continues to be red-shot; the Cougars hand visiting Nevada it's second loss.Also, Angie Bjorklund (University) inches closes to Tennessee record for 3's; Montana State gives UCLA…

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Day after Illinois

We'll start out with the links. Here's my game story that ran in Sunday's S-R (a longer version can be found in my previous post), former S-R colleague Dave Boling's column for the Tacoma paper, a gamer in the Seattle Times, and another in the…

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A look back at Eastern's big playoff win

Eastern Washington's 37-17 win over Southeast Missouri State in Saturday's second round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs moved the top-ranked and fifth-seeded Eagles into the quarterfinals, where they will host unseeded North Dakota State at Roos Field this coming Friday or Saturday.I've included some…

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WSU's Apple Cup defeat, the morning after 36 

COUGARS • UPDATED: NOON As you might expect, there is more to cover this morning than anyone post could possibly handle. But here at SportsLink, we're used to dealing with supersized fries, supersized drinks and, yes, supersized posts. So read on for just about everything…

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