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SATURDAY, FEB. 5, 2011

Vandals ditch four-game skid

Idaho won six games in a row at one point, then lost four in a row. And now, after tonight's 75-61 beatdown of Hawaii, maybe it will start another streak. Then again, it does have No. 22 Utah State in Moscow on Wednesday. Read on...

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WSU wins 61-55 at OSU 

COUGARS It may not have been the prettiest game of the season, but it was exactly what Ken Bone wanted. It was a victory. And those, on the road, have been hard to come by for Washington State since Pac-10 play started. Though, at times,...

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Gonzaga's Robert Sacre tries a shot while Memphis' Tarik Black, left, and Drew Barham, right, try to prevent it. The Tigers pulled past the Bulldogs, 62-58, on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Zags-Tigers game story

Sorry for the delay, but for the first time this season I went home to write instead of staying at the arena (or the Kennel). Anyway, here's a link to my game story and the S-R photo gallery from GU's 62-58 loss to Memphis, which...

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Eags snap road losing streak

Eastern Washington's Glen Dean scored six of his team-high 17 points in the final 2 1/2 minutes, and assisted on two other buckets, Saturday night as the Eagles snapped an 18-game road losing streak by tripping Big Sky Conference rival Idaho State 69-67 at Holt...

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WSU leads 32-27 at half 

COUGARS It was 11-10 Oregon State with 13 minutes, 40 seconds to play in the first half. But when Abe Lodwick nailed a 3-pointer from the corner 7:35 later, it was 28-12 Washington State. An 18-1 run would usually be a reason to celebrate for...

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Some pregame thoughts from Gill 

COUGARS Is there a little less consternation out there now that Oregon has also handled Washington today? Or does that create more worries in that Oregon State defeated the Huskies here Thursday night? More thoughts on that, and the extra "g" I had this morning...

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Gonzaga's Mathis Monninghoff, above, and Demetri Goodson, right, dive into to take the ball from Memphis' Will Barton, left, who helped the Tigers past the Bulldogs, 62-58, on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at the Spokane Arena. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Zags fall 62-58

Gonzaga rallied from a 13-point deficit in the second half, but Memphis scored 9 of the game's last 11 points and won 62-58 at the Spokane Arena. Antonio Barton's two free throws with 1.9 seconds clinched the Tigers' win. He also hit an elbow jumper...

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Zags, Tigers call off future games 

Gonzaga and Memphis issued a joint press release at half of Saturday's game stating that the remaining two games in the series have been called off. GU was scheduled to return to Memphis next year with the Tigers visiting Spokane the following season. With the...

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GU's Carter gets start

Marquise Carter will make his third start of the season, stepping in for Mathin Monninghoff, for the GU-Memphis game. Other GU starters: Goodson, Gray, Harris and Sacre. Tip in a couple minutes. Head to for in-game updates.

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