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Morning Pac-12 links: Apple Cup Edition

From Seattle -- It's Apple Cup Friday and we've got you covered for stories on the game. Get started with our advance of tomorrow's game, featuring a familiar foe for WSU fans and check out our story on what Bill Moos thinks an Apple Cup win could do for the program ... A few Huskies will be leaving school a year early ... A former WSU beat writer for the Spokesman-Review, Christian Caple, and I answered five questions about the Cougars and the Huskies ... Here is our 2-Minute Drill for the Apple Cup ... This year the game means more than just bragging rights ... My picks for this weekend's games ... The WSU basketball team played well but fell late against Butler ... Here's the box score.

Links from around the conference after the jump.Le


  • Arizona will break out some new helmets against the Sun Devils.
  • Just because the Pac-12 South is locked up doesn't mean that ASU is taking the game lightly.
  • The  Civil War is just another battle for the Ducks.
  • The Beavers say they haven't quit despite their recent slide.
  • The real reason for Stanford's success? An underrated assistant.
  • A good profile of a UCLA football player and USC volleyball player who form a solid team.
  • Utah and Colorado are fighting for respectability.

And in basketball news ...

Bonus Link: This link will make you thankful for a meaningful Apple Cup.

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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