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SATURDAY, JAN. 30, 2010

Vandals nip Seattle U 

Idaho may be starting to put things together. The Vandals hit key crunch-time free throws to hold off Seattle University 87-85 at KeyArena, their second win in a row after six straight losses. UI has settled into a nice offensive balance in wins over Fresno…

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Eags blow big lead, fall to PSU 

Eastern Washington blew a 14-point second half lead and suffered a crushing 85-77 loss to Portland State at Reese Court on Saturday night.I've attached an unedited version of the game story that will appear in Sunday's S-R below.

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Zags fall in overtime 

Gonzaga has been in seven close to semi-close WCC games. After winning the first six, the Bulldogs dropped the seventh, a 81-77 overtime decision to USF on Saturday night at War Memorial Gym.Dior Lowhorn, whose 3-pointer forced overtime, hit two more 3s in the extra…

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Gonzaga, USF going OT

San Francisco's Dior Lowhorn made the most of a second opportunity, hitting a 3-pointer seconds after missing from roughly the same spot, to tie the score with 9.8 seconds left. Steven Gray was short on a 3-pointer with 3 seconds left and USF's Dontae Bryant's…

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Bulldogs up seven at break  

Gonzaga used a 14-4 run in the middle of the first half to take a 33-26 lead over San Francisco at intermission. The Bulldogs took the lead for good, 14-12, on Elias Harris' transition layup with 14:53 left. The margin grew to five on Matt…

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Chiefs' win Friday

The Spokane Chiefs continue to struggle at home, losing to Kootenay 4-3. The unedited game story is below.Here is last night's Chiefs' win, covered for top-notch correspondent Jason Shoot while I was courtside in Pullman. My mistake.

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Bowman gets record, Zags roll

It was a big day for the Gonzaga women's basketball team and a bigger day for Heather Bowman, who became the Bulldogs' all-time leading scorer. Meanwhile the Zags had a splendid second half to beat San Francisco 93-53 in a game that was interesting for…

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WSU done in by second half 14 

COUGARS Headed to Sea-Tac to catch my flight home. On the link you'll find my unedited game story, which probably has more in common with the way WSU played in the second half than the first. Read on.

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UW routs WSU, 92-64 12 

COUGARS If you watched, you saw what happened. The Cougars combined their worst defensive half of the season with an offense that became more and more selfish as the clock ran down. The result was a blowout, to say the least. UW outscored WSU 56-24…

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WSU leads 40-36 at half 

COUGARS The first half was basically split in half. The Cougars, taking advantage of UW's aggressiveness on defense, scored three times on back cuts. That made UW basket aware and led to wide-open looks from 3. Nik Koprivica, making his first start of the season,…

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WSU's Wulff can't wait for Wednesday 

COUGARS With football letter-of-intent day coming up Wednesday, we had some time this week to look at Washington State's recruiting. I talked with WSU coach Paul Wulff as he was riding down the highway in California, where he's spent a lot of time this past…

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Game time approaches for WSU 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 12:20 P.M. Student sections pride themselves on being able to get into the head of the opponents. The UW group is no different. Marcus Capers told me some of the antics the group did last season and how it made him laugh.…

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