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THURSDAY, DEC. 12, 2013

Idaho's Rehkow named All-American 

Idaho freshman Austin Rehkow, who starred at Central Valley High, was selected as a first-team punter on the Walter Camp All-America team on Thursday. Rehkow, the nation's leader in punting average this season at 47.8 yards, became just one of eight freshmen to be honored…

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Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski won’t be the big man on campus tonight. (Associated Press)

Karnowski shows signs of growth

The big man has made some big and small steps forward. Przemek Karnowski is coming off his best game as a Zag -- 19 points and 13 rebounds -- and seems to be improving on several other fronts. More on PK below, also an update…

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Former West Valley High basketball standout Shaniqua Nilles is fighting for playing time at Gonzaga. (GU Athletics)

Gonzaga women rolling

Coming into the 1 p.m. Saturday showdown with No. 6 Stanford, the No. 23 Gonzaga women’s basketball team has all the marks of a good team that has yet to find it’s true identity. Despite off nights Tuesday against Wisconsin for Haiden Palmer (6 points,…

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WSU bowl rewind: 1916 Rose Bowl 

Video courtesy of Tom Benjey on YouTube. As part of the build up to Washington State's showdown with Colorado State in the New Mexico Bowl, we're going to take a brief look every day at one of the Cougars' previous bowl appearances. Today we kickoff…

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Eastern playoff links

The Jacksonville State football coaches are trying to prepare for Eastern Washington, but it's not easy, as our story shows ... We can talk about that and more in today's live chat, right here at noon. ... Eagle defensive coordinator John Graham is a finalist…

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Thursday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- Just nine more days until the Cougars take on Colorado State in the New Mexico Bowl, which means Washington State needs to make the most of its extra practice time. The upperclassmen are now spending all of practice with the younger players…

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