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THURSDAY, FEB. 7, 2013

Zags 'D' stifles Pepperdine

Gonzaga shut down Pepperdine, holding the Waves to just 20 first-half points, and coasted to an easy 82-56 victory on Thursday. My unedited game story is below. I'll have a day-after post up in the morning.

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Vandals drop another close game

More than halfway through the WAC season, it's clear Idaho can hang with the best the WAC has to offer. But this much is also true: The Vandals can't beat the conference's upper echelon teams. At least they haven't been able to yet. Idaho rallied…

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Eastern defeats Sacramento State

Lexie Nelson scored 17 points, Kylie Huerta had 13 and Carrie Ojeda added 12 Thursday night as Eastern Washington defeated Sacramento State 63-49 in Big Sky Conference play at Reese Court. Huerta had 10 second-half points and a game-best seven assists. Ojeda added a game-best…

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Eastern leads Hornets at halftime

The Eastern Washington women have hit 4 of 7 3-pointers to lead Sacramento State 30-26 at halftime in Big Sky Conference play at Reese Court on Thursday. Sacramento State, a run-and-gun team, has hit just 2 of 11 from long range. Lexie Nelson leads EWU's…

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Eastern women welcome Hornets

We're 10 minutes away from a key Big Sky Conference game between visiting Sacramento State (12-8, 7-4) and Eastern Washington (12-9, 8-4). EWU is tied for third place with Montana State, one-half game behind Northern Colorado, which hosts first-place Montana tonight. The Eagles are looking…

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Twitter-verse kind, cruel to Zags

Athletes deal with something that athletes a decade ago didn't have to: Twitter. It's a barstool for fans, but the chatter there often reaches the athletes they're praising or ripping. Gonzaga isn't immune to those tweets, so we checked in with 4-5 players to find…

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Well, it's a catchy tune

A GRIP ON SPORTS I wonder how many men in America are humming "Cats in the Cradle" at work this morning? After last night's "Modern Family," I can't get the tune out of my head. But there is one line from the song that's appropriate…

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Signing day links and more 

COUGARS FROM SPOKANE -- By the time this posts, we'll already be at the airport, headed to Los Angeles for Washington State's trip to USC and UCLA. But it just wouldn't be Feb. 7, 2013 if we didn't recap yesterday's signing festivities. Read on.

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