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MONDAY, SEPT. 9, 2013





WSU promotes Jensen to hoops assistant

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- As expected, Rod Jensen has been promoted to assistant coach by WSU coach Ken Bone. Jensen was hired to fill the role of director of player development, but will now fill the role of assistant after the departure of Ben Johnson,…

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Horton named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- To nobody's surprise, Washington State cornerback Damante Horton was named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week after his two interceptions in WSU's 10-7 upset of Southern California. Horton scored WSU's only touchdown on a 70-yard interception return late in the first…

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More on GU's schedule

A bit more on Gonzaga's schedule. It's not filled with quite as many marquee non-conference dates as usual, particularly at home, but there will be numerous challenges for the Bulldogs. With the WCC's addition of Pacific, which qualified for the NCAA Tournament last year, GU's…

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Zags release basketball schedule 

Gonzaga will play 15 home games this season (not counting the Battle in Seattle vs. South Alabama), including six non-conference games at the McCarthey Athletic Center. There were no surprises on the official schedule released Monday by Gonzaga. Most of the opponents have been known…

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It was a defensive-themed weekend 

A GRIP ON SPORTS If you like violent, aggressive defensive football, than the past couple days has been nearly perfect for you, especially around here. It started with the Cougars and USC going toe-to-toe in the Coliseum, with WSU winning in the end. It finished…

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New week, and new hope for WSU

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Instead of discussing the merits of a close loss, the four WSU players (along with coach Mike Leach) who meet with media this afternoon will be asked all sorts of questions about how it feels to beat USC in Memorial Coliseum.…

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