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MONDAY, JAN. 20, 2014

Pac-12 basketball power rankings

From Pullman -- The first third of the Pac-12 basketball season is over and the conference is starting to take shape. The Pac-12 has four teams that comprise the first tier, with a noticeable drop off in talent among the remaining squads. Some teams have…

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Gonzaga’s Sam Dower, right, puts up a shot over Pepperdine’s Stacy Davis in second half. (Associated Press)

Dower named WCC player of the week 

Senior forward Sam Dower Jr., who had 46 points and 22 rebounds in Gonzaga’s two road wins and became the 37th player in school history to reach 1,000 career points, was named WCC player of the week. Dower, nearing full strength after suffering a lower…

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Seahawks are Super Bowl-bound – again 

A GRIP ON SPORTS The second trip to the Super Bowl ever. A hard-fought, down-to-the-wire NFC Championship game with a couple of major injuries and enough highlights to overload SportsCenter for weeks. And all anyone wants to talk about afterward is a minute-long interview? Really?…

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Monday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- Well, at least the Seahawks won. It's small consolation on a day that the Washington State women's basketball team suffered its first conference loss, falling in the final seconds to Utah. Even worse, it was the Utes' first Pac-12 win. Still, it's…

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