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Free-Throw Woes Wash Out Cardinals Farrell’s 27 Points Help Deal North Idaho 81-72 Loss

It was raining free throws Saturday night, and North Idaho College ended up all wet. The Cardinals came up on the short end of an 81-72 Scenic West Conference men’s …


Clemson Silences Terps

Clemson’s Iker Iturbe keeps a firm grip on the ball, as does Maryland’s Brian Watkins during their ACC battle at Clemson, S.C. Photo by Associated Press


Gu Victory Assures Winning Season

There was no shortage of reasons for Gonzaga University coach Dan Fitzgerald to be proud of his Bulldogs following Saturday night’s crucial 76-59 West Coast Conference road win over Portland. …


Cougs Disappear In The Pit WSU Stays Close, But Falls In Final Minutes After Series Of Bad Decisions

Oregon’s Jamar Curry leaves behind Rodrigo de la Fuente. Photo by Associated Press


Blue Mountain Bumps Off Ccs

Blue Mountain Community College got 16 points each from Scott Bishop and Jeremy Miller Saturday night and overtook Community Colleges of Spokane in the second half to pick up a …


Nearing Plays Starring Role In Cardinals’ Overtime Win

Jana Nearing scored 15 points Saturday night, including the two that tied the game at the end of regulation play, and North Idaho College went on to edge College of …


Hendrix Hangs On Turned Away At The Exit, Forward Settles In At Gu

1. It took Gonzaga coach Dan Fitzgerald to convince Bakari Hendrix to stay in the middle of Gonzaga’s plans. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review 2. (photo of Bakari Hentrix) 3. …


At Home And On The Road, Tennessee Draws A Crowd

With seven losses, Tennessee already has suffered as many as it had the last two seasons combined. But with a marquee player like Chamique Holdsclaw in the lineup and a …


Bulldog Approach May Need Tinkering

Star Wars is back, and so is Jerry Tarkanian. The movie has aged better. Tark the Shark looks a little more like Tark The Wrinkled Sorrowfish. It’s hard to believe …


Fogler Returns South Carolina To Good Old Days

There is a lot of reminiscing these days in Columbia, S.C., talking about “The Coach” and the glory years of South Carolina basketball. But of all the great seasons Frank …


Guard Hits Record 16 Treys In 19 Minutes

Grinnell guard Jeff Clement says if you shoot enough, the ball will go in. It went in often enough Saturday for Clement to break the NCAA’s all-division record with 16 …


Stacy’s Pursuing Degrees Former Mead High Basketball Star Finds Uc Santa Barbara ‘Awesome’

Point guard Stacy Clinesmith, formerly of Mead High School, has the UC Santa Barbara women’s basketball team on the move. Photo by Gerry Melendez/Special to The Spokesman-Review


Injuries Continue To Slow Cougars

The already depleted Washington State basketball team has taken another hit in the injury department. The Cougars, coming off a win against Arizona State and a loss to Arizona, will …


Nic Teams Move Up A Notch

North Idaho College’s basketball teams each moved up one notch in the latest polls while the Cardinal wrestlers remained No. 2 behind Lassen College. NIC’s men basketball team (18-2 overall) …


Zags Face Challenging Week Home-And-Home With Portland Figures To Impact First Place

University of Portland and Gonzaga University, the schools that have met in the championship game of the West Coast Conference Tournament the past two seasons, square off tonight in Martin …


UW Restores Tourney Hopes As Race Tightens

Shortly after the Washington Huskies returned from Stanford and California at 3-4 in the Pacific-10 Conference basketball race, their much-anticipated NCAA Tournament hopes stood on wobbly legs. But after victories …


Top 25 Women: Tennessee Edges Wisconsin

Chamique Holdsclaw scored 23 points, including the basket that broke the game’s final tie, and No. 9 Tennessee rallied to beat No. 23 Wisconsin 78-74 Tuesday night. The Vols (17-7) …


Jones Keys Whitworth Victory

Gabe Jones scored 28 points, dished out 10 assists and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Whitworth to a 98-84 victory over Whitman in a Northwest Conference of Independent Colleges men’s …


UW Rides Sanford, Stuns Arizona

Mark Sanford and the Washington Huskies made sure a couple of Arizona Wildcats did not have a happy homecoming. Sanford scored 18 of his 26 points in the second half, …


Temple Defense Stifles Louisville

Temple’s Marc Jackson hauls in rebound during win over Louisville. Photo by Associated Press


Anteaters Trip Idaho

Women’s basketball Leticia Oseguera had 16 points and 12 rebounds to carry UC Irvine past Idaho 65-62 in a Big West Conference women’s basketball game in Irvine, Calif., on Sunday. …


Nic Shorts Dixie 5-2 Goyne Sparks Cardinal Women

NIC’s Jaime Richards, right, and Dixie’s Betsy Fowler give chase after basketball. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review


WSU’s Youth References Need Qualification

There have been nights here against Arizona when the Wildcats could have named the score. And many nights the Washington State Cougars should have let them. Mercy killings are always …


Arizona Sets Trap On WSU Cougars Can’t Handle The Pressure, Fall 87-78

Arizona sends an early message to WSU as Bennett Davison dunks on Cameron Johnson on the first play of the game. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review


Second-Half Surge Lifts Kansas To Win

Top 25 women Tamecka Dixon scored 24 points, including 11 in a decisive secondhalf run Thursday night that led No. 12 Kansas to a 69-52 win over No. 11 Texas …


Second-Half Spurt Keys Louisville Win

Top 25 men Eric Johnson scored 10 points during a 20-5 run that sparked No.9 Louisville to a rugged 81-70 victory over No. 8 Cincinnati on Thursday night in Louisville, …


Smith Helps Cougs Tame Wildcats

College women Joanna Smith scored 23 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in Tempe, Ariz., Thursday night as hot-shooting Washington State knocked off Arizona State 86-78 in a Pacific-10 Conference …


UW Starts With Flurry, Finishes Off Sun Devils

Kyle Milling doesn’t leave Ducks hanging, leading Oregon over UCLA. Photo by Associated Press


Turner, Jackman Carry Idaho At Home Vandals Beat Cal State Fullerton For First Big West Win At Home

With a string of second-half collapses this season, Idaho’s men’s basketball team tried to avoid yet another horrifying sequel. Give Eddie Turner and Jason Jackman two thumbs up. Turner’s career-high …


Dynamic Duo Paces Nic Men Myrick, Harrison Take Cardinals Past Dixie

Dixie College basketball coach Dave Rose boiled down his team’s 107-94 loss to North Idaho College to four words. “Those two killed us,” Rose said, referring to NIC’s Shawn Myrick …