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THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2013

Gonzaga handles Saint Mary's, 77-60 

Gonzaga lost its grip on a comfortable lead in the first half. The Zags weren't about to do it again in the second half. The Bulldogs blitzed the Gaels with a 20-4 spurt to open the second half, then turned away a spirited SMC comeback…

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Kelowna turns back Everett

The Western Hockey League was quiet on Thursday night except for Kelowna's 4-1 win over Everett. The Spokane Chiefs will play at Everett tonight. Spokane is 3-2-0-0 against Everett this season, with all three wins at the Arena. Read story

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BYU ties Saint Mary's for second place

BYU strolled past Santa Clara on Thursday night and tied Saint Mary's for second place in the West Coast Conference after the Gaels lost at Gonzaga. BYU will host Gonzaga on Feb. 23. Note: The game story has BYU's conference record incorrect. The Cougars are…

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Golden, Redmon step up in Gonzaga victory

Stephanie Golden and Jazmine Redmon combined for 25 points Thursday night as Gonzaga moved a big step closer to a ninth consecutive West Coast Conference title with a 69-54 win over Saint Mary's at McCarthey Athletic Center. Golden and Redmon typically average a combined 10.7…

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First-place Gonzaga stops Saint Mary's

Balanced scoring powered Gonzaga to a 69-54 win over Saint Mary's on Thursday night at McCarthey Athletic Center. The Bulldogs (21-5, 11-1 West Coast Conference) won their ninth consecutive game and took a 2 1/2-game lead over Saint Mary's (16-7, 8-3) and BYU (17-7, 8-3).…

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Gonzaga leads Saint Mary's by 12

Junior guard Jazmine Redmon scored nine points to lead Gonzaga to a 36-24 halftime lead over Saint Mary's in a key West Coast Conference game at McCarthey Athletic Center on Thursday. Redmon shot 4 for 5 from the floor and added three steals and two…

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Gonzaga can take gigantic step

Eight-time defending West Coast Conference champion Gonzaga can move closer to No. 9 tonight at McCarthey Athletic Center by defeating Saint Mary's. The Bulldogs (20-5, 10-1) hold a 1 1/2-game lead over the second-place Gaels (16-6, 8-2) with the conference season winding down to its…

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Win tickets to Eastern basketball 

Test your knowledge of current events AND win four tickets to Eastern men's basketball vs. Northern Colorado on Feb. 28. You can also win two movies tickets and a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel. Just take the news quz and you will be…

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A lot to love the past couple days

A GRIP ON SPORTS There's no reason to lie. I'm tired. Really tired. Getting home from Pullman after midnight will do that to you. But before we can get back to what we do best – napping – we have to pass along a Valentine's…

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Day after OSU 12 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Another close game, another loss for Washington State. Have we written that before? Well, this one was a little different, given the absence of WSU's starting point guard. Anyway, we have links and thoughts, so read on.

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