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FRIDAY, NOV. 27, 2015

Dranginis clutch as Zags hold off UConn

The difference between going home with 2-1 record and a win over a ranked foe vs. a 1-2 record and losses to two ranked opponents? That would be GU senior guard Kyle Dranginis and a couple of well-timed defensive stops in the final minute. Gonzaga...

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Apple Cup ties run deep for Washington State linebacker Peyton Pelluer (47) and his family. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Who will be in tune this Apple Cup?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every year on this day I am transported back to 1975. It was a simpler time, when gas cost less than a dollar a gallon and the Cougars were so bad they didn’t win a single Pac-8 game. What takes me back? The term “Black Friday.” It had a different meaning for me in those days. Read on.

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THURSDAY, NOV. 26, 2015

Zags fall to Texas A&M 62-61 

Gonzaga dropped its first game of the 2015-16 season, falling 62-61 to Texas A&M in a game that had the feel of a Sweet 16 contest. Here's my gamer. Whenever a game is decided by such a close margin, the what-ifs and coulda-beens are plentiful....

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25, 2015


Zags leash Huskies 80-64

Gonzaga and Washington renewed acquaintances Wednesday and it looked a lot like it did before the series broke off nine years ago. The Zags cruised, 80-64, over the young, talented Huskies in the Battle 4 Atlantis. Here's my game story. I also wrote a notebook,...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 24, 2015


Idaho: Paul Petrino weekly presser - Nov. 24

Idaho football coach Paul Petrino addressed the media on Tuesday about the team's trip to Auburn and the upcoming home finale against Texas State. The Vandals will have an opportunity to finish 4-8, which would come close to the best record since Idaho finished 6-7 in 2010.

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MONDAY, NOV. 23, 2015





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