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UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Analysis: Inside job as Gonzaga pounds North Dakota 97-66

No. 8 Gonzaga used its superior size and strength inside to work over North Dakota to the tune of 64 paint points, fueling a 97-66 victory Tuesday in front of …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Urgency at the center of everything for Washington State in final three games

The Cougars, who sit at 4-5 overall and 1-5 in Pac-12 play, haven’t given themselves much of a buffer when it comes to postseason eligibility and they now require wins …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Gonzaga-North Dakota: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Fighting Hawks

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 97-66 victory against North Dakota at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Santa Clara beats Washington State 70-62 for 3-0 start

Willie Caruso had 22 points and 10 rebounds and Trey Wertz scored 18 to help Santa Clara wrap up a perfect three-game homestand to start the season with a 70-62 …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Isaiah Stewart leads No. 20 Washington past Mount St. Mary’s 56-46

Isaiah Stewart scored 16 points and blocked five shots, Nahziah Carter scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half, and No. 20 Washington overcame an awful first half …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

TV Take: Gonzaga, KHQ crew both shine with limited rotations in rout of North Dakota

Sometimes art imitates life. It happened Tuesday night during Gonzaga’s third easy win to start the season, this one 97-66 over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Eastern Washington notebook: Talolo Limu-Jones’ emergence boosts Eagles’ passing game

For the first three years of Talolo Limu-Jones’ career at Eastern Washington, the redshirt junior receiver’s name was often in the same sentence as “upside,” “potential” or “prototype.”


Dorian Thompson-Robinson big key to UCLA’s second-half turnaround

No one typifies the peaks and valleys of UCLA’s season better than Dorian Thompson-Robinson.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Pac-12 picks: Oregon, Utah should have no trouble keeping College Football Playoff hopes alive for another week

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson picks Week 12 of the Pac-12 Conference football season.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Injuries to top players could leave Stanford hobbled against Washington State

Stanford could be shorthanded and missing All-Pac-12 talent on both sides of the ball in the upcoming matchup against Washington State.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Linebacker Fa’avae Fa’avae no longer with Washington State football team

The redshirt sophomore linebacker has chosen to leave the Cougars, The Spokesman-Review confirmed with a school official Tuesday after Cougfan.com initially reported Fa’avae had entered the NCAA transfer portal.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Recap and highlights: No. 8 Gonzaga dominates inside in win over North Dakota

Corey Kispert scored 20 points, Filip Petrusev had 19 points and 15 rebounds and the Gonzaga Bullodgs powered past the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 11, 2019

Mike Leach encourages media to ‘carefully analyze’ officiating blunder from Washington State-Cal game

Mike Leach wasn’t interested in wiring any money to Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott on Monday, so, true to form, the Washington State coach held his tongue when asked to comment …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Gonzaga women share in early season success

Looking for an early trend in the Gonzaga women’s basketball season? The Zags like to share the ball – a lot.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 11, 2019

First look: Stanford at Washington State

Still needing two wins for a postseason berth, Washington State (4-5, 1-5) will return to the Palouse for just its second home game in 50 days when it hosts Pac-12 …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 11, 2019

Tyler Hilinski to be honored by Washington State on Senior Night against Oregon State

Hilinski’s Hope, the non-profit foundation launched by the quarterback’s family in the wake of his suicide death last year, announced Monday on Instagram and Facebook WSU will be celebrating Hilinski …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Gonzaga-North Dakota key matchup: Marlon Stewart steers UND’s offense

The Zags can expect to see a steady diet of accomplished guards on opponents’ rosters. North Dakota senior Marlon Stewart is the next in line.


Washington State, Oregon State slated for early evening kickoff on Nov. 23

The Pac-12 also announced a kickoff time for Cal’s rivalry game at Stanford – 1 p.m. on the Pac-12 Networks – but the conference will wait to announce times for …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 11, 2019

Gonzaga stays at No. 8 in AP rankings

Gonzaga held on to the eighth spot – the Zags are just two points in front of No. 9 Virginia – while Kentucky moved into the top spot after defeating …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 10, 2019

Gonzaga women have slow start, then roll to lopsided win over Cal State Bakersfield

Long before tipoff Sunday afternoon, Jenn and LeeAnne Wirth wore big smiles, ear-to-ear and full of anticipation. For the first time since high school, they were in the starting lineup …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 10, 2019

Waiting game continues for Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie

When will the senior forward join his Gonzaga teammates full time? Well, even he isn’t sure.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 10, 2019

Head official suspended, others downgraded after Pac-12 acknowledges critical error in Washington State-Cal game

One official has been suspended and others have been downgraded for making what the Pac-12 determined a “breakdown in officiating mechanics and communication” during the third quarter of Washington State’s …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 10, 2019

Washington State rewind: Justin Wilcox, Beau Baldwin provide more headaches for Cougars in 33-20 loss

We dive into Washington State’s problems against the Wilcox/Baldwin duo, look at the third down woes and grade the offensive line in the latest edition of the rewind.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

Top 25 football roundup: Joe Burrow, No. 1 LSU outlast No. 2 Alabama

Joe Burrow passed for 393 yards and three touchdowns and No. 1 LSU snapped an eight-game losing streak to No. 2 Alabama with a 46-41 victory Saturday in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.


John Blanchette: Grad transfers Admon Gilder, Ryan Woolridge more than final ingredients in Gonzaga’s recipe for success

This grad transfer business – it’s a little like Christmas shopping, right?


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

Jacob Davison scores 25 to lead Eastern Washington past Seattle 74-66

Jacob Davison had 25 points, Kim Aiken Jr. had 11 points and a career-high 19 rebounds, and Eastern Washington topped Seattle 74-66


Yet again, Washington State’s defense doomed by explosive plays

Mike Leach has grown fatigued talking about the explosive plays Washington State’s defense has allowed this season. The sheer volume would be enough to keep any head coach, defensive coordinator …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

Analysis: Washington State’s season takes another unfortunate turn in 33-20 loss to California

The Cougars lost 33-20 to the Golden Bears at Memorial Coliseum, giving up more than 30 points to a team that hadn’t scored that many since Nov. 24, 2018. Until …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

Gonzaga’s Joel Ayayi fills multiple columns on stat sheet

Joel Ayayi is feeling more at ease on the court and it’s reflected in his impressive stat lines through two games.


Area roundup: Ben College, Whitworth race past Trinity

Ben College sparked a decisive run in the first half, and he finished with 22 points to spur Whitworth’s 96-73 victory over Trinity in the Tip-off Classic men’s basketball tournament …