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SATURDAY, DEC. 14, 2013

Zags hold off Jags, 68-59

Gonzaga dominated the first 10 minutes and squirmed for the better part of the last 30, holding on for a 68-59 win over South Alabama on Saturday at KeyArena. Gary Bell Jr., from nearby Kent, had 20 points. My unedited game story is below. More…

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Dean, Hill help Idaho edge Portland State

Once again, it was Idaho's backcourt that carried the Vandals offensively. And this time, the guards' contributions were enough to propel UI to a 76-75 win at Portland State on Saturday night. Point guard Glen Dean poured in 26 points and shooting guard Connor Hill…

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WSU bowl rewind: 1981 Holiday Bowl 

Video courtesy of wazzulibrary on YouTube. After a 50-year bowl drought, the Cougars returned to postseason play with the 1981 Holiday Bowl played against BYU. Coach Jim Walden led Washington State to an 8-2-1 record, and the Cougars were ranked No. 20 by the Associated…

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Saturday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- After taking Thursday off from practice, the Cougars took to the field on Friday and we've got a report ... We continue our WSU bowl rewind with a look at the 1931 Rose Bowl ... A number of recruits are in town…

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