SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2016
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Got an email this morning. That’s not unusual. Like everyone, emails arrive in my inbox by the hundreds. This one was a bit different, though. It offered me a chance to win a trip to Las Vegas. Why didn’t it come a couple weeks ago? Read on.
FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016
Idaho coach Don Verlin and freshman forward Nate Sherwood speak with the media following a semifinal loss to Montana in the Big Sky Tournament.
Las Vegas--Ny Redding and Renard Suggs have left the Washington State basketball team, giving coach Ernie Kent two scholarships should he seek to overhaul as well as improve a roster that won just one Pac-12 game this year.“Ny and Renard have been great contributors to...
Interviews and highlights from Idaho players and coaches during the Big Sky Tournament semifinals.
Watch highlights from Idaho's win over Eastern Washington.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Last season there were two local basketball programs in the NCAA tournament. Eastern Washington joined Gonzaga and came this close to upsetting Georgetown. This season there could be two again, though the second one is a bit farther down the road. Read on.
THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016
Eastern Washington head coach Jim Hayford and senior forward Venky Jois had kind words for the victors of Thursday night's quarterfinal clash.
As the confetti dropped following Gonzaga's WCC championship game victory over Saint Mary's, I caught up with Ryan Edwards for a minute or two. The reserve center, who is dealing with an MCL issue, sounded certain he'll be ready for the NCAA Tournament. He missed…
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Do you remember the last time Washington State won a Pac-12 (actually, Pac-10) basketball tournament game? Or the last time the Cougars lost at least 17 consecutive games? If you do recall those moments of yin-yang in the program, then you are probably shaking your head today. Read on.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What would March be without the Zags in the NCAA tournament? Not the same, that’s for sure. Read on.
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
A GRIP ON SPORTS • No matter if you are a Gonzaga fan – and many of your are – or not – and many of you wearing crimson or purple aren’t – you have to admit last night’s WCC semifinal with BYU was a great college basketball game. Read on.
MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016
That was a treat to watch, a 40-minute thrill-ride that Gonzaga claimed, 88-84, over BYU in the WCC tournament semifinals late Monday night. And by late, we mean ending way too tight to deadline! I put together a game story that you read below. Here's...
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