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TUESDAY, NOV. 3, 2015

Gonzaga forward Domantas Sabonis (11) shoots over Memphis during the first half of a college basketball game on Saturday, Jan 31, 2015, at McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Wash.  Przemek Karnowski looks on. Sabonis, Karnowski and Kyle Wiltjer are three reasons why the Zags are ranked No. 11 in the nation in a coaches' preseason poll. (File photo/Spokesman-Review)

Zags have big plans for big three

The Zags' frontcourt has been ranked as the best in the nation by NBC Sports' college basketball website and among the top 10 by several media outlets. Gonzaga coaches have plans to use standouts Kyle Wiltjer, Domantas Sabonis and Przemek Karnowski simultaneously at times, with...

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WSU head coach Mike Leach, chatting with the ref in last Saturday’s game against Stanford, suggested that the Arizona State football program be investigated for stealing offensive signals during the game. The Cougars play host to Arizona State on Saturday. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

From 49ers to Zags and everywhere in between 

A GRIP ON SPORTS • What do we have this morning? Well, the best, most exciting time of the year is upon Mariner fans. WSU coach Mike Leach said something that has perked up the national media. The Gonzaga assembly line continues to hum along. And there is a great headline in a Bay Area newspaper. Read on.

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