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SATURDAY, FEB. 2, 2013

Zags hold off USD 65-63

Gonzaga had its hands full with San Diego, but held on for a 65-63 victory on Saturday. Elias Harris had 18 points and Kelly Olynyk 15. David Stockton delivered in crunch time with two assists and tear-drop from about 6 feet to help the Bulldogs…

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Vandals escape with ugly win

The Vandals beat a WAC team at home tonight, and coach Don Verlin was happy ... to a point. For him and the crowd of 950 at Cowan Spectrum, it was hard to know what to make of Idaho's 66-63 win over San Jose State.…

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Tale of the tape: Arizona 79, WSU 65 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Washington State's 79-65 loss to Arizona here on Saturday night was unlike the Cougars' previous six conference losses. In each of those, they led at some point in the second half. In this one, they trailed by 10 points or more…

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First-place Gonzaga heats up from outside

Gonzaga hit a season-high 12 3-pointers Saturday to turn back Pepperdine in West Coast Conference play at McCarthey Athletic Center. The Bulldogs finished 12 of 24 from long range, with Haiden Palmer, Taelor Karr and Keani Albanez hitting three apiece. Gonzaga won its sixth consecutive…

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Pregame thoughts before a white-out

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Fans are encouraged to wear white to tonight's game between Washington State and Arizona. Just how many will show up, well, that's another matter. But we're here, and we have some thoughts before the Cougars host another tough opponent. Read on.

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Palmer powers Gonzaga

Junior guard Haiden Palmer scored 17 points Saturday afternoon as Gonzaga remained in first place in the West Coast Conference with an 81-52 win over Pepperdine at McCarthey Athletic Center. Gonzaga had balanced scoring in a foul-filled game that turned testy at times. Story to…

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Gonzaga takes control with 3-pointers

Haiden Palmer has scored 11 points to guide Gonzaga to 38-25 halftime lead over Pepperdine in West Coast Conference play at McCarthey Athletic Center on Saturday. Palmer has hit three of the Bulldogs' eight 3-pointers. GU leads the conference in 3-point shooting percentage and scoring…

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Gonzaga welcomes Pepperdine

Gonzaga's West Coast Conference home schedule is down to four games, including a sold-out matchup with the Pepperdine Waves that will start in 15 minutes at McCarthey Athletic Center. The first-place Bulldogs (17-5, 7-1) enter with a five-game winning streak, having won seven of their…

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