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De La Fuente Sparks WSU Cougars Collect Seventh Place, Trounce Puerto Rico-Mayaguez

Rodrigo de la Fuente scored 17 points and had six steals Sunday, leading Washington State University to an 85-51 men’s basketball victory over Puerto Rico-Mayaguez for seventh place in the …


Stanford Wins Big Island

Montana’s Ryan Dick defends against Wisconsin’s Sean Daugherty. Photo by Associated Press


Tar Heels Outmuscle Bruins

Men’s Top 25 UCLA, which knows a thing or two about domination, got a lesson on the subject from fourth ranked North Carolina on Thursday night. The taller Tar Heels …


Zags On Top Of The World Gonzaga Beats No.5 Clemson

Gonzaga’s Quentin Hall gets the net. Photo by Associated Press


Watts Lifts UW

Donald Watts is tired of having to hit game-winning 3-pointers. He did so for the second time in as many weeks on Sunday afternoon, lifting Washington to a 68-65 overtime …


A Persevering Vandal After Being Shot In Head As A Youth, Gussett Makes An Impression

Kathryn Gussett has a lot on the ball at Idaho. Photo by Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review


Gamecocks Get Late Trey For Ot Win

Top 25 Melvin Watson’s 3-pointer with 10 seconds left in overtime gave No. 7 South Carolina a 76-72 win over Maryland on Friday night at the Black Coaches Association Classic …


De La Fuente On Target In Cougs’ Season-Opening Win Senior’s Busy Off-Season, Focus On Shooting, Pay Off

There were times last season Rodrigo de la Fuente might not have located the basket with a global positioning device. Thankfully for Washington State basketball fans, those times appear to …


South Alabama Offers Coaching Job To Fisher

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Michigan Fires Fisher After Report

Fisher’s record at Michigan was 184-82. Photo by Associated Press


Final Four To St. Louis

St. Louis edged four other cities to land the NCAA Final Four women’s basketball tournament in 2001. The NCAA Division I women’s basketball committee made the selection fter hearing presentations …


Indiana Players Come To Knight’s Defense

For the second time since the season ended, Indiana University’s basketball players are publicly defending their controversial coach - this time following a critical Sports Illustrated article. The team sent …


Eight Women Sign With Ccs

Area sports A transfer from Eastern Washington and seven high school seniors have signed to play basketball at Community Colleges of Spokane, Sasquatch women’s coach Bruce Johnson announced Monday. Lisa …


Smith Leaves Georgia, Takes Kentucky Job With Five-Year Contract

Tubby Smith was hired as Kentucky’s men’s basketball coach Monday, succeeding Rick Pitino in one of the most prestigious jobs in college sports. The Kentucky Athletics Association board of directors …


Recknor Named Assistant For UI

Area sports Hilary Recknor, a one-time basketball standout at the University of Washington, has joined coach Julie Holt’s women’s basketball staff at the University of Idaho. Recknor, who replaces Angie …


Nothing’s Cozy About Kentucky

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Jury Digs Into Farmer’s Involvement

A federal grand jury investigating alleged point-shaving by Fresno State basketball players questioned a hay farmer who received free tickets to Bulldog games. Jim Muzio, 56, received six sets of …


Rhode Island Officials Discuss Hoops Job With Ex-Ucla Coach

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Vandals May Lose Basketball Recruits Academic, Personal Difficulties Put New Coach In A Tough Spot

Three of the four men’s basketball players who made early commitments to the University of Idaho may never become Vandals. Two recruits, Dazmond Kinlow and Marcus Tyler, are in danger …


Bruins Add Touted Recruits

UCLA’s basketball program, which went from disarray at the start of the season to reaching the final eight in the NCAA tournament, has landed two highly touted recruits. Point guard …


Pfeifer Will Lead Eastern Assistant Secures Interim Job As Replacement For Vanderveer

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Simon Returning For Ua

Miles Simon, the MVP in the NCAA’s Final Four, will return to help Arizona defend its national championship rather than enter the NBA draft, meaning Arizona will have all five …


Cardinals Sign Two Recruits For Women’s Basketball Team

North Idaho College has a pair of new women’s basketball recruits. Mandy Lindhe, a guard from Tonasket, Wash., and Jodi Fisher, a forward from Polson, Mont., have signed with the …


North Idaho’s Myrick Commits To Cincinnati

So the audition didn’t go too smoothly. The end result worked out for North Idaho College’s Shawn Myrick. With Cincinnati men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins watching at Christianson Gym, Myrick …


Alleged Point-Shaver Sues Fresno Paper

Attorneys for Fresno State point guard Dominick Young filed a libel suit Monday against The Fresno Bee over reports that the basketball player is the focus of a point-shaving investigation. …


Sports People

University of Michigan forward Maurice Taylor announced he would forgo his senior season and turn pro. Taylor averaged 12.3 points and 6.2 rebounds per game, down nearly two points and …


Oregon Selects Kent

Ernie Kent, a member of Dick Harter’s “Kamikaze Kids” Oregon basketball team of the 1970s, will be named head coach of the Ducks, sources close to the situation said. Kent, …


Oregon Looks At Montana Coach

Oregon athletic director Bill Moos flew to Salt Lake City to interview Montana coach Blaine Taylor on Saturday for the Ducks men’s basketball coaching job, The Oregonian reported. “I’m going …


UW Out To Replace Sanford Bender Hopes To Add ‘Athletic Type Forward’

Mark Sanford’s decision to enter June’s NBA draft leaves the University of Washington with weighty questions to answer as Bob Bender prepares for his fifth season at the school. Bender …


Cbs Earns Mixed Review

A few final thoughts on the Final Four. An estimated 50 million people watched all or part of the NCAA championship game, with CBS earning an 18.9 rating and a …