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SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2013



Vandals get hot, nudge Seattle U

Mike McChristian's day was made well before the Vandals tipped off with Seattle U. He got a surprise visit from his mother, who flew in from California just in time to watch her son drop a career-high 26 points -- and go on one of…

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GU women cruise into WCC championship game

Gonzaga's women took control with a 12-2 run late in the first half to build an 11-point lead and the Bulldogs went on to a comfortable 62-43 victory over fourth-seeded BYU in the WCC Tournament semfinals on Saturday at the Orleans Arena. Shelby Cheslek led…

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Olynyk finalist for Wooden Award

Heading over to the Orleans Arena for the GU women's semifinal against BYU at noon, but a little news to pass on first. Gonzaga junior Kelly Olynyk is one of 15 finalists for the Wooden Award. Olynyk, who averaged 17.7 points and 7 rebounds, was…

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The Lions make liars of us all 

A GRIP ON SPORTS All of you who had Loyola Marymount as Gonzaga's first opponent in the WCC tournament, please step forward. That many? Well, it confirms what I thought. This blog is read by a bunch of untruthful sports fans. Read on.

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