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Friday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- The Cougars are on their way to sunny Tucson, to take on Arizona. The weather websites are anticipating a high of 75 degrees when WSU takes on the Wildcats for just the first time since 2010, when Deone Bucannon was a fresh-faced freshman ... While it's not official until the school has the letter of intent in hand, it's highly likely that there's a new addition to the WSU basketball program ... The women's soccer team is about to take on Illinois in the NCAA tournament and the first 500 students with a Cougar card can get in free ... Arizona's student newspaper takes a look at six potential outcomes of Saturday's game ... The Wildcats could be susceptible to some big plays from the WSU offense ... Coach Mike Leach clarifies reports that he called the Big 12 commissioner during halftime of a game.

Don't forget that we'll be having a live WSU football chat an hour before Saturday's game.

More links after the jump.


  • The Golden Bears have taken a nosedive this season.
  • One Ducks fan just cannot get over the Stanford loss.
  • It looks like the Doctor will be in for Oregon State next season.
  • You're too late to get a ticket to the Stanford at USC game.
  • It's been awhile since the Huskies left the Rose Bowl with a win.
  • Utah's defensive end is looking for an Orchard full of sacks.

And in basketball news ...

Jacob Thorpe
Jacob Thorpe joined The Spokesman-Review in 2013. He currently is a reporter for the Sports Desk covering Washington State University athletics.

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