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TUESDAY, JAN. 28, 2014

Holmberg back on track for Chiefs

The last 2 1/2 weeks have been a challenge for Spokane Chiefs offensive leader Mitch Holmberg. The Western Hockey League's leader in goals scored and assists had been held to one goal (last Friday against Moose Jaw) and one assist (Jan. 11 against Seattle) in…

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Stephen Madison poured in 26 points to pace Idaho on Wednesday. (Associated Press)

Stat-stuffing year for Idaho's Madison

Idaho's Stephen Madison has improved in each of his four years in Moscow. That seems like a fair summary of a fine career for the 6-foot-6 small forward out of Jefferson High in Portland, and it's something that coach Don Verlin appreciates. "I couldn't be…

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Gonzaga Prep's Hannah Caudill looks to the basket during the first half of a GSL girls basketball game, Tuesday Jan. 28, 2014, at Gonzaga Prep. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga Prep vs. Mead

S-R photojournalist Colin Mulvany covered Gonzaga Prep's victory over Mead, 68-41, in the high school girls basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Gonzaga Prep. Check out the big picture gallery of his photos!

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Zags opens WCC second half at SCU

Gonzaga begins the second half of the WCC season on the road, and that will be a familiar theme until the end of the regular season. GU has held serve at home with a 6-0 mark in conference games. BYU (3-0) is the only other…

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Washington State guard DaVonte Lacy leads the Cougars in scoring average at 20.3 points per game. (Associated Press)

Lacy trying to return for UW game

From Pullman – With a home game against the Huskies, Beasley Coliseum should finally fill up on Saturday. The Cougars are hoping that extra energy in the gym can give them a boost against their rivals. But not nearly as big a boost as the…

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Gerard Coleman knows he has to fight for his minutes as players return to health on a deep Bulldogs team. (Dan Pelle)

Zags still not quite whole

If it's not one thing it's another. For Gonzaga, the roster is close to being whole again but a nasty flu bug keeps popping up, even as the team's injury list shrinks. Here's more on the health picture and how it will factor into playing…

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Tuesday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- The NCAA is a sharp organization. It doesn't want football-centric athletic departments to get around the 85 scholarship limit imposed on football programs by stashing promising quarterbacks on other teams. NCAA Bylaw 15.5.9.1 states that any athlete who receives financial aid as…

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