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Austin McBroom leads red-hot EWU past Northern Colorado

Austin McBroom scored 37 points, two days after setting a career-high with 35, and Eastern Washington raced past Northern Colorado 97-80 on Saturday.


WSU’s Louise Brown: ‘Facetime on Christmas only goes so far’

Of all the Australians playing college basketball in the Inland Northwest, Louise Brown probably has the toughest challenge.


Idaho’s Geraldine McCorkell: ‘I’ve always dreamed of this’

More than most of the Inland Northwest Aussies, Idaho sophomore Geraldine McCorkell had an idea what she was getting into.


Gonzaga’s Georgia Stirton: ‘It’s funny how everything has fallen into place so perfectly’

Georgia Stirton is still struck by the serendipity of it all.


EWU’s Venky Jois: ‘If you’re good enough, why not go for it?’

Venky Jois may be the image of Australian basketball success in the Inland Northwest, but that same face wrinkles at the notion that he’s some kind of pioneer.


Whitworth’s Christian Jurlina: ‘People are still making fun of my accent’

Ambition can only take you so far, Christian Jurlina discovered three years ago. Sometimes you need a little luck.


Gonzaga uses Oregon products to pound Portland, expand WCC lead

Kyle Wiltjer and Silas Melson enjoyed happy homecomings and Gonzaga drained 15 3-pointers in a surprisingly easy 92-66 victory over Portland in front of packed house Thursday at the Chiles …


Cougars’ upset bid foiled by ‘heck of a shot’ in 2OT loss at Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. – The projectile that glanced off Ernie Kent’s noggin (he believes it was a golf ball, others saw a small bottle of liquor), and landed a fan with …


Austin McBroom propels Eagles to fifth straight victory

Austin McBroom scored a career-high 35 points and Eastern Washington beat North Dakota 95-85 on Thursday night to take over sole possession of third place in the Big Sky Conference.


Jake Straughan steps up with 23 points to lead Idaho past Northern Colorado

Jake Straughan came off the bench to knock down 6 of 7 3-point attempts to score 23 points, including three straight free throws in the final 10 seconds to wrap …


Replay officials could have more say in targeting penalties

Replay officials are likely to have more power when it comes to calling targeting penalties in college football next season.


Bonam scores 18 as Utah beats Washington 90-82

Lorenzo Bonam scored 18 points as Utah defeated Washington 90-82 Wednesday night in Pac-12 play. The Utes broke a two-game losing streak and kept themselves on the fringe of the …


Four corners: Vandals return home

The Vandals are still at least a week away from welcoming starting point guard Perrion Callandret back into the fold from his right foot sprain.


Four corners: Crucial homestand for Eastern

With the end of the regular season just three weeks away, homestands don’t get much bigger than this.


Four Corners: WSU still hobbling

Washington State heads to the mountains in search of its first road win of the season.


Four Corners: Gonzaga faces red-hot Portland

Portland had dropped eight of nine before getting healthy last week with road wins over Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount.


Gonzaga looks to improve at-large resume

Gonzaga’s schedule reads WCC seventh-place Portland on Thursday and 16th-ranked SMU on Saturday.


Gonzaga holds back Waves, stays in first in WCC

Gonzaga built a seemingly comfortable lead but had to hang on in the closing minutes before sweating out a 69-66 victory in front of packed crowd inside Firestone Fieldhouse.


Eastern Washington downs Southern Utah 81-67 behind Bogdan Bliznyuk

CEDAR CITY, Utah – Bogdan Bliznyuk scored a career-high 26 points and made 11 of 12 free throws to lead Eastern Washington to an 81-67 victory over Southern Utah on …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 6, 2016

Loss puts Cougars deeper into Pac-12 cellar

Tra Holder scored 16 points to lead Arizona State past Washington State 67-55 on Saturday afternoon.


Northern Arizona holds off Idaho with 72-70 victory

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Mike Green and Chris Yanku each scored 17 points as Northern Arizona held on to beat Idaho 72-70 on Saturday to snap a seven-game skid. Marcus DeBerry …


Gonzaga women ride new lineup to 83-68 win over Loyola Marymount

Gratefully, the Gonzaga women were able to turn the page Thursday night. The Bulldogs embraced a new month with a new starting lineup and some newfound offensive energy Thursday night …


Balanced attack helps Gonzaga roll past LMU, 92-63

LOS ANGELES – Gonzaga hadn’t seen Loyola Marymount since before Christmas but not much changed the second time around. The Zags thumped the Lions 92-63 on Thursday at Gersten Pavilion, …


Ty Egbert helps Idaho beat Southern Utah 68-44

Cedar City, Utah – Ty Egbert scored 12 points with two blocked shots and Idaho surged in the second half to beat Southern Utah 68-44 on Thursday night, avenging an …


EWU wins first Big Sky road game with 84-73 victory over NAU

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Austin McBroom scored 28 points, Bogdan Bliznyuk added 22 points and 10 rebounds and Eastern Washington beat Northern Arizona 84-73 on Thursday night for its third straight …


Cougars drop eighth straight game in loss to Arizona

PULLMAN – Ryan Anderson scored a career-high 31 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead No. 23 Arizona to a 79-64 victory over Washington State on Wednesday night. Gabe Marks …


Gonzaga dominates from tip to buzzer in 86-48 win over San Francisco

Gonzaga received contributions from everyone in its eight-man rotation and crushed San Francisco 86-48 in front of a full house of 6,000 Saturday at the McCarthey Athletic Center. Five players …


Venky Jois powers EWU to 74-67 victory over Sac State

As coach Jim Hayford was quick to point out, this was the kind of game Eastern Washington might have lost a month ago. Two days after setting a school record …


Kyle Wiltjer, Gonzaga roll past Santa Clara 84-67

Gonzaga made quick work of Santa Clara, building a 29-point lead late in the first half and cruising to an 84-67 WCC men’s basketball victory Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic …


Cougars unable to make key plays in 81-71 loss to balanced USC

The stretches of offensive incapability for Washington State stick out, given that the Cougars obviously have a talent for scoring.