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Morning links: WSU returns home

WSU’s Ike Iroegbu flies over Gonzaga’s Kevin Pangos for a layup. Iroegbu led the Cougars with 20 points. (Jesse Tinsley)
WSU’s Ike Iroegbu flies over Gonzaga’s Kevin Pangos for a layup. Iroegbu led the Cougars with 20 points. (Jesse Tinsley)

The Washington State men's basketball team will play basketball in Pullman for the first time in 2015 this week.

The Cougars will host Oregon on Thursday and Oregon State on Saturday. Crowds have been sparse this season, but with classes starting today and the team riding a two-game Pac-12 winning streak it will be interesting to see if there is a significant uptick in attendance for conference play.

We looked back at WSU's win over Washington yesterday and watched the women's team nearly beat Stanford for the first time in program history.

Here are the Monday links:

-- Washington's best playmaker had knee surgery but is expected back for spring football.

-- Pac-12 upsets won't get much bigger than Oregon State's victory over Arizona.

-- Today Oregon plays for a national championship and here is all of The Oregonian's coverage.

-- Arizona State fell just short of a win at Oregon.

-- California couldn't find its offense against UCLA.

-- Colorado freshman Dominique Collier is working to overcome a tough start.

-- Wayne Tinkle appears to already have the Beavers rolling.

-- Stanford escaped a USC team that is proving to be tougher than expected.

-- UCLA played well in nearly every aspect on Sunday.

-- It will be interesting to see how Utah responds to a tumultuous offseason.



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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