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MONDAY, JAN. 25, 2010

Report: Idaho offers Akey new deal 

According to the Idaho Stateman, Idaho AD Rob Spear has offered football coach Robb Akey a new deal and is waiting to hear back on the deal. Akey led the Vandals to an 8-5 season and an Humanitarian Bowl victory. He has been occupied by…

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Crazy happenings in Moscow

It was an unbelievable ending here in Cowan Spectrum, where Idaho failed to hold onto a nine-point lead late in the game after Boise State's Anthony Thomas stunned the crowd with a buzzer-beating 3 to send the game into OT. The Broncos wound up winning…

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Half: BSU 25, Idaho 22

Boise State and Idaho spent most of the first half in terrible shooting droughts and chucking the ball to the wrong team, which led to a low-scoring 20 minutes of action. BSU leads 25-22 after trailing 12-5 inside the 9-minute mark. The Vandals shot just…

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Vandals, Broncos ready to tip

Before Idaho's biggest home game of the year starts, I wanted to check in and offer a few pregame observations. The student section is already packed and yelling obscenities at BSU, and it should be the biggest crowd of the year here at Cowan Spectrum.…

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Zag notes 

I touched on a variety of subjects -- the Super Bowl, GU's defense, a health update and how closely the Bulldogs follow the national rankings -- in a notebook i just filed for Tuesday's S-R. Read on for the unedited version.

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GU up to 8th, 13th 

Gonzaga's 2-0 WCC week propelled the Bulldogs up a couple spots in both polls -- to No. 8 in ESPN/USA Today and No. 13 in A.P.Saint Mary's received two votes in A.P. and 11 votes in ESPN/USA Today. Two of the three teams the Zags…

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Monday morning around WSU 

COUGARS An interesting Monday morning ... and not just because it's snowing/raining in Spokane. No, it's interesting on a couple of fronts, with basketball news from around the West Coast and football news out of Eugene. Read on.

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