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THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2013

Gonzaga hangs on, defeats BYU 

Read on for my unedited game story from GU's 70-65 win over BYU on Thursday. And check back tomorrow for a day-after BYU post and a feature on GU's three seniors as they prepare for their final home game against Portland on Saturday.

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Idaho falls apart in second half

If Idaho's season wasn't slipping away before tonight, it certainly is now. The Vandals were poleaxed by Texas-San Antonio in the final 20 minutes of a 74-56 loss. It was another unsightly loss for UI -- its fifth in six games -- and suddenly the…

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Gonzaga holds off pesky Pilots

Gonzaga's offense wasn't at its sharpest Thursday night as the Bulldogs completed their regular season with a 59-56 win over Portland in West Coast Conference play at McCarthey Athletic Center. Jazmine Redmon preserved the win with two late free throws. The Bulldogs finished the regular…

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GU holds off BYU 

By Jim Meehan, (208) 765-7131 PROVO, Utah – The Gonzaga Bulldogs stated their case for the No. 1 ranking in college basketball by doing what they’ve done for most of the season. The Bulldogs defended, took care of the ball and repeatedly came up…

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Gonzaga women will cap regular season

Gonzaga (24-5, 14-1) has already clinched its ninth consecutive West Coast Conference title and the No. 1 seed to next weekend's WCC tournament in Las Vegas. The Bulldogs will attempt to add to their 12-game winning streak when they complete the regular season tonight at…

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An early start to a big day 

A GRIP ON SPORTS It's only 5:30 in the morning and I've already spent an hour or so reading stories and prepping links for today's post. Is it because today is the first day of the Washington State basketball tournaments? Ya, that's what it is.…

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Pac-12 race gets muddier

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Rare is a Wednesday night this season when we can just sit in front of the television and watch some other Pac-12 basketball games. But last night was different. It was also entertaining. Read on for links to words.

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