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THURSDAY, DEC. 6, 2012



Two tickets left to Hardwood Classic 

If you're a college basketball fan you should take this week's news quiz for a chance to win two tickets to the Hardwood Classic in Seattle on Dec. 21. The game pits Buffalo against Washington State. You can also be placed in the drawing for...

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Washington State coach Ken Bone reacts during the final seconds of the Cougars’ loss to Gonzaga.

Day after WSU

Well, was that any fun last night? It was great fun, until you have to try to write a coherent game story that was due at 10:15! Got a conference call with Illinois coach John Groce in a bit, so we'll put together our day-after...

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EWU and Big Sky links

It's Thursday, which means another Live Chat at noon today on Eastern Washington football - quarterfinal edition. Until then, here's my weekly notebook and a look ahead to tonight's men's basketball game with Idaho. Back to football, Illinois State just came out with its official...

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Day after Gonzaga 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- It was a thriller last night at Beasley Coliseum, though the game ended in heartbreaking fashion for the home team. We have links to catch you up to speed. Read on.

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5, 2012







When is the right time? 18 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Don't worry. I'm not using this forum to go on about gun rights or gun control or any other divisive argument out there. Heck, there are enough just in the world of sports to keep me busy. Read on.

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EWU and Big Sky links

It's a big football weekend in Cheney, not least of all for Luke Huard,the younger brother of Damon and Brock and also the offensive coordinator for Illinois State. The host Eagles earned another award on Tuesday, and later practiced at Roos Field as finals week...

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Live chat, Gonzaga, links

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- We'll have our weekly live chat again today at 1 p.m. in lieu of a pregame chat (since participation on those has been pretty sparse, anyway). And we also have links for you as the Cougars prepare to play Gonzaga tonight...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 4, 2012



Bulldogs go inside to defeat EWU

It may have been rainy outside, but it sure was Sunny inside McCarthey Athletic Center on Tuesday night. Sunny Greinacher scored a career-high 16 points as Gonzaga improved to 7-2 with a 65-50 nonconference win over Eastern Washington. Read more

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Gonzaga faces tough month

I went to Zags media day Monday with several ideas in mind and only a couple ended up in the notebook. It's always better to gather more stuff than you end up using! The main item was Gonzaga encountering another rugged December schedule, and rising...

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EWU and Big Sky links

A quick time-out from football this week: coach Rick Majerus was mourned by the basketball world, especially Eastern coach Jim Hayford, who writes this heartfelt letter to his mentor and friend. It's the Elite Eight of FCS football (although they call it the quarterfinals). Eastern...

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The day before Gonzaga 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- There's a big basketball game here tomorrow night, and we have some information on that front. But there are also a few football notes and links to pass along. Read on.

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