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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2011

Zags 'D' shuts down Notre Dame

Back with my initial game story from Gonzaga's 73-53 defense-driven victory over Notre Dame tonight at the McCarthey Athletic Center. Here's a link to the story I filed five minutes after the final buzzer. This version will run in the Idaho edition UPDATE: As promised,...

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Eastern blows past Vandals in Moscow

This one wasn't close. Certainly not as close as the final score indicates. Eastern Washington controlled Idaho from the outset, claiming a 73-66 win in Moscow in front of 1,057 at Memorial Gym. Read on for an early version of my game story.

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Karr drives Gonzaga past WSU

Gonzaga women's basketball coach Kelly Graves was right - twice. Washington State is much improved and Taelor Karr is the real deal. After Ireti Amojo knocked down a clutch 3-pointer with 10 seconds left, Karr, the transfer from Kansas State, went coast to coast for...

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A combo post from WSU 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 8:45 P.M. We're in Beasley, so we could watch the men's 67-39 beatdown of a depleted Grambling State team and as much of the women's game I can see while still writing. Read on.

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Mike Leach WSU's new football coach 45 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 4:25 P.M. Washington State has made an official offer to former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach to become its 32nd football coach. Though Leach has yet to accept it, sources in the athletic department told me they believe he will. No information...

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Preps, transitioning to hoops

I've been wading through questionnaires that I sent out to area boys and girls basketball coaches so forgive me for that posting a prep thread earlier this week. Our boys and girls basketball advances/glances will be in the paper the next two days along with...

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Zags reading material

Several GU-related links this morning: The view from Notre Dame here, here and here, and more on the GU-N.D. matchup here. Here's a recap of Illinois' road win over Maryland (GU takes on Illinois on Saturday). Finally, ex-Zag Adam Morrison is headed home with hopes...

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Palouse doubleheader; big win for EWU

The women's basketball news for the day ... Washington State has its home opener against Gonzaga, which is now ranked in the coach's Top 25, tonight so we caught up with Cougar senior Rose Tarnowski for our weekly notebook. ... Also on the Palouse, Washington...

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