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Pick-6 puts Utah over Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. – In the late going, Utah coach Kyle Whittingham challenged his defense to force a turnover. Cornerback Dominique Hatfield took it a step further. Hatfield returned an interception …


Blog matters

A sampling from the past week of entries in The Spokesman-Review blog, Sportslink at spokesman.com/sportslink. 6: Cougars


GU basketball: Considering challenge, Zags defense solid

The morning after every Gonzaga men’s basketball game, beat writer Jim Meehan shares his thoughts on the game and more insight from the coaches and players. What follows is a …


Washington State women upset No. 10 Maryland in Puerto Rico

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Washington State coach June Daugherty was thrilled how her team bounced back from a tough loss by beating a top-10 team. Lia Galdeira scored 33 points …


John Blanchette: For Mike Leach’s Cougs, this is rebuilding in ghastly slow motion

PULLMAN – Mike Leach is going to make Washington State football relevant once more. Now, just what is the gestation period on that again?


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 29, 2014

DaVonte Lacy lifts Cougs to win in Alaska finale

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — DaVonte Lacy scored 26 of his 31 points in the second half and overtime as Washington State beat Missouri State 89-84 in the fourth-place game of the …


WSU-UW: Washington State Cougars projected starters

PosName#YrQBLuke Falk4Fr.RBJamal Morrow25Fr.XVince Mayle1Sr.YRiver Cracraft84So.LTJoe Dahl56Jr.LGGunnar Eklund63Jr.CRiley Sorenson58So.RGEd Middleton73So.RTJacob Seydel71Jr.HRickey Galvin5Sr.ZIsiah Myers88Sr.PosName#YrDTXavier Cooper96Jr.NGKalafitoni Pole98Sr.DEDestiny Vaeao97Jr.BLBKache Palacio40Jr.SLBCyrus Coen42Sr.MLBPeyton Pelluer47Fr.WLBJeremiah Allison8Jr.CBDaquawn Brown4So.FSTaylor Taliulu30Jr.SSDarius Lemora28Fr.CBMarcellus Pippins27Fr.PosName#YrKQuentin Breshears41Jr.PJordan Dascalo45Fr.KRVince Mayle1Sr.PRRickey Galvin5Sr.


WSU-UW: Washington Huskies projected starters

PosName#YrQBCyler Miles10So.RBD. Washington12So.XDante Pettis87Fr.YJaydon Mickens4Jr.LTMicah Hatchie72Sr.LGDexter Charles76Jr.CMike Criste78Sr.RGColin Tanigawa64Sr.RTJames Atoe70Sr.TEJoshua Perkins82Jr.ZDiAndre Campbell19Sr.PosName#YrDTEvan Hudson80Sr.NGDanny Shelton55Sr.DEAndrew Hudson93Sr.BLBHau’oli Kikaha8Sr.ILBJohn Timu10Sr.ILBShaq Thompson7Jr.OLBTravis Feeney41Jr.CBJohn Ross1So.FSBudda Baker32Fr.SSKevin King20So.CBSidney Jones26Fr.PosName#YrKCam Van Winkle48So.PKorey Durkee45Jr.KRJohn Ross1So.PRDante Pettis87Fr.


Apple Cup: WSU’s offense vs. Washington’s defense

PULLMAN – Tonight’s Apple Cup will be a matchup of strength on strength and the trophy will go to the winner of the battle between Washington’s defense and Washington State’s …


Women’s basketball: Zags fall in Las Vegas to American

American took advantage of cold-shooting Gonzaga and upset the Bulldogs 59-56 at the South Point Shootout Friday in Las Vegas. Michelle Holmes led the Eagles’ balanced attack with 15 points …


John Blanchette: Taking a timeout with the coaches of the Apple Cup

A late-night infomercial between reruns on Pac-12 Networks. A white erase board is the backdrop, showing plays diagrammed in X’s and O’s.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 28, 2014

Gonzaga beats St. John’s, wins NIT Season Tip-Off

Domantas Sabonis, Gary Bell Jr., Byron Wesley and, of course, Kevin Pangos took center stage Friday, leading the Zags to a 73-66 victory over St. John’s in the NIT Season …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 28, 2014

Josh Hawkinson, Cougars hold off Rice in Alaska

Josh Hawkinson had a career-high 27 points, and Washington State beat Rice 76-74 in the consolation round of the Great Alaska Shootout on Friday.


Cougars wrap up exhibition tour with win over Mariners’ academy team

Washington State scored three runs in the fifth inning and defeated the Seattle Mariners Dominican Republic Academy team 3-1, Thanksgiving Day at Ken Griffey, Jr. Field in Boca Chica, Dominican …


In brief: Tar Heels bounce back, rout UCLA

Men’s basketball: Marcus Paige scored 21 points and handed out five assists, Justin Jackson scored 12 points and No. 5 North Carolina had little trouble on the way to beating …


Trevone Boykin, No. 6 TCU romp past Texas

Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and No. 6 TCU dominated Texas in a 48-10 victory in Austin, Texas, Thursday night that kept alive its hope …


USC’s Leonard Williams ready for likely Coliseum farewell

LOS ANGELES – Late in the penultimate practice of Southern California’s regular season on the beguilingly sunny Wednesday before Thanksgiving, Leonard Williams picked up a walk-on tailback and body-slammed him …


Steve Gleason to be inducted into WSU Hall of Fame during first half of Apple Cup

PULLMAN – Steve Gleason will be inducted into the Washington State Athletic Hall of Fame tomorrow as the sole member of the 2014 class. The unprecedented move of recognizing just …


Huskies beat San Jose State in Wooden opener

Donaven Dorsey scored 17 points and Robert Upshaw tied his own school record with seven blocked shots, powering Washington to a 78-56 rout of San Jose State on Thursday night …


Zags ready for athletic, undefeated St. John’s

NEW YORK – Gonzaga and St. John’s were all over the highlights on sports shows Wednesday night for entirely different reasons. Georgia guard Kenny Gaines’ kick to the jaw of …


Steve Gleason to be inducted into WSU Hall of Fame during first half of Apple Cup

Steve Gleason will be inducted into the Washington State Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday as the sole member of the 2014 class.


Zags enter NIT final vs. athletic, undefeated St. John’s short-handed

Gonzaga and St. John’s were all over the highlights on sports shows Wednesday night for entirely different reasons.


College football: Rivalry weekend not what it used to be

Given the way television contracts have screwed with the college football landscape, there isn’t a true “rivalry weekend” anymore. The games are more scattered ruining one of college football’s most …


Portland State dismisses football coach Nigel Burton

Portland State has fired coach Nigel Burton after a 3-9 record this season. The school announced the decision Wednesday. The Big Sky Conference’s Vikings are 21-36 in five years with …


Big Sky notes: Eagles fine-tune while awaiting next foe

Even after winning their third straight Big Sky football title, the Eastern Washington players and coaches spent the week fine-tuning the little things. For coach Beau Baldwin, that means tackling …


Eagles magage to avoid letdown in win over Northern Kentucky

Two nights after touching the sky, the Eastern Washington basketball team enjoyed a graceful landing Wednesday night. Showing no letdown from Monday’s monumental upset win at Indiana, the Eagles led …


Area roundup: Whitworth runs away from Redlands for 80-61 basketball win

Christian Jurlina scored 26 points, and the Whitworth men’s basketball team used an 18-0 run to pull away from Redlands, defeating the Bulldogs 80-61 in a nonconference game at Redlands, …


Jacob Thorpe’s Pac-12 football picks

PULLMAN – It’s been a crazy year in the Pac-12 and the against-the-spread records of those of us that make public picks are evidence of that. Think I’m just making …


Apple Cups runneth over for Pelluers

PULLMAN – Cooper Pelluer will be in the Martin Stadium stands on Saturday supporting his little brother, Peyton, to a point. Although his brother, a redshirt freshman, will be the …


These Bears golden

PULLMAN – California’s rebuild is happening at a torrid pace whether or not the Golden Bears make a bowl game in 2014. Cal has already won four more games than …