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THURSDAY, JAN. 14, 2010


WSU starts slow, can't recover 

COUGARS You didn't get to watch it, but if you did, you would have been throwing your WSU foam brick at the TV in the first few minutes. Coach Ken Bone called it a "lackadaisical effort" and took the blame, but really it was the…

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WSU falls to Cal, 93-88 

COUGARS Cal had one run too many. The Bears sprinted in front early, had to do it again to start the second half, then held off WSU for the victory. The Cougars defense let them down, as they couldn't get stops when they needed to.…

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Gonzaga rolls; EWU alone in first

Another romp for the Gonzaga women, the unedited game story appears below.Meanwhile, Eastern Washington takes over sole possession of first in the Big Sky Conference; Washington State lost at No. 2 Stanford, and Idaho lost at Hawaii late WednesdayThere were some upsets in the Top…

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Half: Gonzaga 45, Saint Mary's 33

Freshman forward Elias Harris nearly had a double-double and Steven Gray packed his stat line as the Gonzaga Bulldogs raced to a 45-33 halftime lead over Saint Mary's in steamy McKeon Pavilion on Thursday night.Harris hit 6 of 9 shots, most within six feet of…

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WSU trails 41-37 at the half

COUGARS Talk about a possible TKO. Cal came out of the corner firing lefts and rights and down went the Cougars. But not for long. After trailing 28-8 with 12 minutes left, WSU turned up the defensive pressure – the Cougars had been pretty passive…

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Pre-game GU-SMC 

It's probably not a promising sign for stressed writers on deadline when the game clock reads 20 minutes and it's 7:45 already (meaning tipoff won't take place at 8, or probably 8:10 for that matter).Gonzaga is warming up, the crowd is beyond warmed up. The…

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Tokarski in NHL

Wednesday was a great day for the Spokane Chiefs, who won in Medicine Hat, which leads the Central Division, and former star goalie Dustin Tokarski was called up to the NHL.Keep reading for a little trivia game.

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GU-SMC previews

Early call this morning and an early afternoon arrival in Oakland, but I wanted to post the previews from the Bay Area media before I head for Moraga..Find advances in the San Francisco Chronicle, which includes some high praise of the Gaels from Santa Clara…

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A flood of WSU news 

COUGARS Reading stories during basketball season is a lot like an NBA game. It's a series of runs, and the best comes right at the end. There are some days when there are no stories to link out there, then, as the weekend draws nearer,…

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