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SUNDAY, MARCH 9, 2014

Sunday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- The Washington State seniors went out in style last night, upending UCLA in the regular season finale. We've also got video and quotes from the win. However, the laws of the universe required that the WSU women fall in the Pac-12 tournament...

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SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2014

Saturday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- Washington State knocked off No. 20 California last night to return to the Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament semifinals for the second time in three years. Thomas Clouse watched watched Lia Galdeira scored 28 points to lead the Cougars in their 91-83 win...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014

Friday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- For awhile it seemed that the USC game could very well be Washington State's last win of the season. Then last night they lost it thanks to a brutal second half. Here's our game story from the loss. Before the game former...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014

Thursday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- The vocal majority that despises a proposed NCAA football rule change that would give defenses 10 seconds to substitute got welcome news yesterday. The proposal has been tabled, effectively cast off into a sea of bureaucracy and red tape from which it...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014

Wednesday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- Just one more day until the Cougars take on Oregon in the Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament. Thomas Clouse will be covering the team, and he's got a story on the matchup. Washington State will have a pair of All-Conference players taking the...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014

Tuesday morning Pac-12 links

Deone Bucannon became an All-American at Washington State and there was little doubt that the safety would have a chance to show his stuff in the NFL. Because of his eye-popping combine numbers Bucannon could be picked pretty early in May's NFL draft. The experts...

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MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014

Monday morning Pac-12 links 

Show me the money? Show him the diploma. Jason Monda's decision to turn his nose at a $200,000 signing bonus is the basis of our college baseball preview. The team split its double-header with Cal State Northridge yesterday. The Pac-12 media was proven to be...

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SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 2014

Sunday morning Pac-12 links

The regular season is over for the WSU women's basketball team, which fell to No. 5 Stanford on Saturday. The Cougars will head to next week's Pac-12 tournament in Seattle as the No. 7 seed, and will play Oregon in the first round. WSU will...

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SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014

Saturday morning Pac-12 links 

From Seattle -- The Washington Huskies left no doubt they were the better team on Friday night, teasing the Cougars with their sharp shooting and clamping down on the Washington State offense. The Huskies made of half their shots and the Cougars barely broke 30...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 28, 2014

Friday morning Pac-12 links 

Today the Washington State Cougars will attempt to win their first Pac-12 road game since a 71-68 victory at Oregon State on Jan. 26, 2013. It was their only conference road win that season. They'll also hope to make it a sweep against rival Washington...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 27, 2014

Thursday morning Pac-12 links

The above video is pretty awesome. For starters, it's an awesome shot. Another thing is that it was a game winner that allowed Western Washington University to beat rival Central Washington University. But the most awesome thing is that the shooter, Richard Woodworth, is a...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 26, 2014

Wednesday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- Deone Bucannon made the most of his opportunities at the NFL Combine yesterday, putting up good numbers across the board ... Gonzaga and Washington State's baseball teams have the same problem right now: pitching ... Don't expect to see any more tweets...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 25, 2014

Tuesday morning Pac-12 links 

When Tia Presley scores 32 points the WSU women's basketball team just can't lose. That's not a statement that's particularly packed with meaning -- most teams win when a player is that successful. But Presley has put up 32 points in three of WSU's last...

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MONDAY, FEB. 24, 2014

Monday morning Pac-12 links

From Eugene -- The Cougars led, for a half, then Mike Moser happened. If only he'd stayed at UNLV. It's tough to beat a team when their 6-foot-8 power forward hits a three from the top of the key, and then hits another. And another....

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SUNDAY, FEB. 23, 2014

Sunday morning Pac-12 links

There used to be a certain emptiness on Sundays following the Super Bowl. A new work week was about to begin, Saturday's revelry was firmly in the rearview mirror and there weren't any games to watch. People took up odious pastimes like jogging and reading....

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SATURDAY, FEB. 22, 2014

Saturday morning Pac-12 links

A relatively quiet day yesterday, but the Pac-12 announced the 2014 inductions into the Men's Basketball Hall of Honor. We've got a blog post on WSU's inductee, Ed Gayda. Deone Bucannon will arrive in Indianapolis today for the NFL Combine. Here's a nice story on...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 21, 2014

Friday morning Pac-12 links 

From Corvallis -- The Cougars were close in Corvallis but came away with nothing but aches and bruises to show for it. We've got a game story from Thursday as well as post game video of coach Ken Bone and players ... Aaron Fitt revealed...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 20, 2014

Thursday morning Pac-12 links

From Corvallis -- The Cougars have a rare Thursday night basketball game against Oregon State, tonight at 6 p.m. The game will be televised on Pac-12 Washington. Check out these links in the meantime. We've got a Four Corners preview of WSU's week and a...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19, 2014

Wednesday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- The Cougars will hit the road again today, traveling to Corvallis and then Eugene to take on the Oregon Schools, before heading up scenic I-5 to see if they can sweep the Huskies in Seattle. Well, that's what I'll be doing anyways....

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TUESDAY, FEB. 18, 2014

Tuesday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- Bright lights. March Madness. Final Fours. One Shining Moment. It's all so close for the Washington State women's basketball team, which is officially a bubble team according to Charlie Creme's Bracketology. Creme still doesn't have the Cougars making the dance, but they're...

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MONDAY, FEB. 17, 2014

Monday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- The Cougars were oh so close. Unranked but receiving votes in the polls, the Washington State baseball team nearly started off the season with a series win over the top-ranked team in the country. It was not to be, however, as the...

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SUNDAY, FEB. 16, 2014

Sunday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- Some sterling defense in the second half wasn't enough for the Cougars to overcome Anthony Brown's stellar shooting in the first half as WSU fell to Stanford in men's hoops on Saturday. We've got the game story here and some post game...

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SATURDAY, FEB. 15, 2014

Saturday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- With all due respect to Mrrs. Bielema, Calhoun and Saban, there does not seem to be groundswell up support arising for their proposal to guarantee college football defenses time to substitute.Yesterday morning we put up a blog post that quotes WSU head...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 14, 2014

Friday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- For a day with no game, Thursday was surprising eventful in Cougar country. The Washington State football team is in the middle of Midnight Maneuvers and the athletic department released a video with some highlights from the late night workouts ... Former...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 13, 2014

Thursday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- There were some fireworks in Pullman, and nearly 2,000 people will be able to produce a ticket and say they were there. Most of those people will be lying. Yes, not many were on hand for a midweek game with a late...

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