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SATURDAY, JAN. 31, 2015

GU pounds Memphis, 82-64

It's a pretty common theme: GU's bigs were too much for the opponent, combining for 45 points and 24 boards in an 82-64 win over Memphis. More below in my unedited game story. Day-after post coming in the morning.

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Zags, Tigers collide at the MAC

Game day for Gonzaga and Memphis. It's one of the bigger games remaining in the regular season for GU in that Memphis carries an RPI of 79, trailing only Saint Mary's 53 and BYU's 61 of the Zags' upcoming opponents. Memphis is experiencing a down…

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Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett has been the go-to guy when the media wants the unburnished truth, including plenty of funny point-blank observations. (Associated Press)

There won't be presents for everybody

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It's sort of like Christmas Eve, isn't it? Sort of. Yes, tomorrow is the Super Bowl, when the Seahawks will attempt to win another title. But, unlike Christmas, a present isn't guaranteed. It could just be a lump of coal. Read on.

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