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WSU plays Colorado in first round of Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament

The seventh-seeded Washington State women’s basketball team will play 10th-seeded Colorado on Thursday at 6 p.m. in a first-round game of the Pac-12 Tournament at KeyArena in Seattle.

The Cougars (11-18) and the Buffaloes (15-14) faced off in a regular-season finale on Saturday with WSU winning in Pullman 67-56. Colorado won 70-58 at home in the teams’ first meeting on Feb. 3.

The WSU-Colorado winner will take on No. 2 seed Stanford on Friday. No. 3 seed Washington also begins plays Friday against the winner of No. 6 seed Oregon vs. No. 11 seed Arizona. The tournament runs through Sunday.

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