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Idaho's season ends with loss to NMSU

The Vandals had come back twice this season versus New Mexico State to set up wild finishes. But they couldn't make the same late-game charge this afternoon in the quarterfinals of the WAC tournament. Sixth-seeded UI fell 65-49 to finish the year 12-18. In the…

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Coeur d'Alene basketball coach Kent Leiss is counting on his Vikings to play solid defense during the three-day State 5A tournament. 
 (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Leiss finished at CdA

It's official: Kent Leiss (pictured above) will not return as boys basketball coach at Coeur d'Alene. The on-again, off-again saga that began in late January concluded Thursday when Leiss was told by Principal Warren Olson and athletic director Todd Gilkey in a 1-hour meeting that…

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WAC tourney arrives for Idaho men

Stephen Madison and the other veterans for Idaho know what the Orleans Arena is like early on the first real day of the WAC tournament: lots of empty seats, quiet, kind of surreal in such a big venue. "You’ve got to bring your own energy,…

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Day after the end of the season 

COUGARS FROM LAS VEGAS -- Washington State's season is over after it lost a 64-62 heartbreaker to Washington last night. It was a late one, so we don't have quite as much as usual to pass along. But we do have quite a bit. Read…

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