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UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 19, 2015

Kyle Wiltjer catches fire for 45 points in Gonzaga victory

STOCKTON, Calif. – Kyle Wiltjer’s 22 first-half points provided Gonzaga with an early cushion. Turns out he was just getting warmed up.


Gonzaga women claim 11th consecutive WCC title

The Saint Mary’s Gaels made it a game, but the Gonzaga women’s basketball team shot its way to an 80-72 victory Thursday night to earn its 11th consecutive West Coast …


Venky Jois helps EWU defeat Southern Utah, reach 20 wins

CEDAR CITY, Utah — Venky Jois scored 22 points and Eastern Washington reached 20 wins for only the second time as a Division I school with a 78-75 win over …


Northern Arizona pulls away late, tops Idaho

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Quinton Upshur’s 3-pointer with just under two minutes to play gave Northern Arizona the lead and the Lumberjacks padded it in the final minute to beat Idaho …


Ike Iroegbu leads WSU’s running game

PULLMAN – For a snapshot of all the agony and the ecstasy inherent to college basketball, observe one of Ike Iroegbu’s recent fast-break forays to the basket.


Four corners: Idaho Vandals

Coming up: Tonight at Northern Arizona, 5:30; Saturday at Southern Utah, 6 p.m. Outlook: Winners of three of their last four, the Vandals embark on their second-to-last Big Sky Conference …


Four corners: Eastern Washington Eagles

Coming up: Tonight at Southern Utah, 6:05; Saturday at Northern Arizona, 1:05. Outlook: Healing but humbled by their first home loss of the year, the first-place Eagles face a tough …


Four corners: Gonzaga Bulldogs

Coming up: Tonight at Pacific, 8 (KHQ); Saturday at Saint Mary’s, 7 (ESPN2) Outlook: The Zags can nail down their 14th WCC title in 15 seasons this week. A win …


Injuries appear to be Big Sky-leading Eagles’ toughest hurdle

Eastern Washington basketball coach Jim Hayford likes where his team is sitting right now: alone in first place in the Big Sky Conference with six games to play. However, the …


Gonzaga men’s basketball: Do Zags deserve to be No. 1 seed?

There’s some company to the on-going debate of whether this is Gonzaga coach Mark Few’s best team. Is third-ranked Gonzaga ranked too high or too low? Are the Zags a …


In brief: No. 1 Kentucky rolls to 26-0 for best start

College men: Devin Booker had 18 points and seven rebounds as No. 1 Kentucky picked up its defense in the second half and extended the best start in school history …


Injuries appear to be Big Sky-leading Eagles’ toughest hurdle

Eastern Washington basketball coach Jim Hayford likes where his team is sitting right now: alone in first place in the Big Sky Conference with six games to play.


Gonzaga men’s basketball: Do Zags deserve to be No. 1 seed?

There’s some company to the on-going debate of whether this is Gonzaga coach Mark Few’s best team. Is third-ranked Gonzaga ranked too high or too low? Are the Zags a …


Women’s basketball notes: Eagles set to make run at Big Sky title

Riding a four-game winning streak, the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team has played its way into a shot at winning the Big Sky Conference.


No. 7 Arizona has its way with Cougars

PULLMAN – It’s been a blessing for Washington State to only face Arizona one time during each of the past two seasons. Whether the games are played in Tucson or …


No. 7 Arizona will test WSU’s defense tonight in Pullman

PULLMAN – Washington State survived in Friday’s win over Arizona State despite a defense that continues to frustrate coach Ernie Kent. If anything can motivate the Cougars to make the …


Women’s basketball: Gonzaga wins, nears 11th WCC title

Gonzaga won its 15th straight Saturday and is one win away from its 11th consecutive West Coast Conference title. Keani Albanez led four players in double figures with 20 points …


Gonzaga men break from halftime tie to overcome stubborn Pepperdine 56-48

There are any number of ways to win a basketball game and Gonzaga explored some different avenues Saturday. The Zags, who have led at half, often comfortably, in 21 games, …


Vandals seize moment, topple Sacramento State

MOSCOW, Idaho – With the, at the time, Big Sky’s top team visiting the Cowan Spectrum on Saturday, most saw a title-contending team looking to take advantage of Eastern Washington’s …


Big Sky roundup: Montana outlasts Northern Colorado in triple overtime

Jordan Gregory knocked down a pair of free throws with 2.2 seconds left in the third overtime to lift Montana over Northern Colorado 83-81 on Saturday in Greeley, Colorado. Montana …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 14, 2015

Vandals seize moment, topple Sacramento State

MOSCOW, Idaho – With the, at the time, Big Sky’s top team visiting the Cowan Spectrum on Saturday, most saw a title-contending team looking to take advantage of Eastern Washington’s …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 14, 2015

Gonzaga men break from halftime tie to overcome stubborn Pepperdine

There are any number of ways to win a basketball game and Gonzaga explored some different avenues Saturday.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 14, 2015

Hot-handed Portland State hands EWU first home setback

The Eastern Washington men’s basketball players showed a lot of heart on Valentine’s Day. The other body parts? Not so much.


Women’s basketball: Colorado beats Washington State

Jen Reese scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Colorado built a 21-point lead in the first half and cruised to a 72-51 Pac-12 Conference win over Washington State …


Washington State beats Arizona State 74-71 behind Dexter Kernich-Drew’s 27 points

PULLMAN—Throughout Friday’s game Dexter Kernich-Drew buried shots that surprised the fans who had more or less written off the senior’s dwindling career as one of little and infrequent impact. But …


Area roundup: Mitchell Gunsolus’ clutch hit propels Gonzaga in season opener

Mitchell Gunsolus’ RBI triple in the bottom of the seventh broke a 2-all tie and gave the Gonzaga baseball team a 3-2 opening-day victory over Utah Valley at the Cal …


George Fox rejects Whitworth women’s upset shot

The No. 19 Whitworth women’s basketball team took No. 3 George Fox to overtime but the Pirates had a shot blocked in the final seconds as the Bruins held on …


Whitworth cruises past George Fox

The No. 21 Whitworth Pirates secured at least one first-round home game in the four-team Northwest Conference tournament with a 90-76 thrashing of George Fox on Friday night at Whitworth …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 14, 2015

Washington State beats Arizona State 74-71 behind Dexter Kernich-Drew’s 27 points

PULLMAN — Dexter Kernich-Drew, making his first start since Nov. 27, scored a career-high 27 points to lead Washington State past Arizona State, 74-71, Friday night.


George Fox rejects Whitworth women’s upset shot

The No. 19 Whitworth women basketball team took No. 3 George Fox to overtime but the Pirates had a shot blocked in the final seconds as the Bruins held on …