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Big 5 pass cost of attendance as NCAA autonomy begins

The five most powerful and wealthiest conferences in college sports passed NCAA legislation that increases the value of an athletic scholarship by several thousand dollars to cover the federally determined …


Sunny Greinacher’s career-high 25 points fuel Gonzaga women to win

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team suffered through one of its worst outside-shooting games of the year, but Sunny Greinacher had a career day to fuel a 76-62 win Saturday over …


Oregon State’s defense clamps down on Cougars

PULLMAN – The tortoise beat the hare on Saturday, or rather, the methodical Oregon State Beavers chewed up Washington State’s impatient offense. Oregon State beat the Cougars 62-47 in a …


Sunny Greinacher’s career-high 25 points fuel Gonzaga women to win

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team suffered through one of its worst outside-shooting games of the year, but Sunny Greinacher had a career day to fuel a 76-62 win Saturday over …


Portland State uses late run to put away Idaho

PORTLAND — Braxton Tucker and DaShaun Wiggins had 19 points each on Saturday night, and Portland State pulled away late to beat Idaho 85-73.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 17, 2015

Cody Demps, Sacramento State hand EWU first Big Sky loss

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – It’s hard to make a statement when you’re missing one of your standouts.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 17, 2015

Oregon State’s defense clamps down on Cougars

PULLMAN – The tortoise beat the hare on Saturday, or rather, the methodical Oregon State Beavers chewed up Washington State’s impatient offense.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 17, 2015

Gary Bell Jr. finds his shot as No. 3 Gonzaga rides balanced offense to victory at LMU

LOS ANGELES – Welcome back, Gary Bell Jr.’s shooting stroke, Gonzaga’s defense, free-throw accuracy and a fairly comfortable West Coast Conference road victory.


Cougs try to make it four in row today

PULLMAN – Washington State has shown that it can beat teams that like to get out and run. If the Cougars can beat a methodical Oregon State team today then …


Washington State defensive coordinator Alex Grinch stresses turnovers in his introductory press conference.

PULLMAN – Before the ball is snapped, the defense implemented by new Washington State defensive coordinator Alex Grinch will look pretty similar to the one employed by his predecessor, Mike …


Gonzaga will focus on better defense against LMU

LOS ANGELES – Mark Few had one more thought on his mind. Gonzaga’s basketball coach had wrapped up his thoughts on Loyola Marymount’s quirky zone defense, the Lions’ ability to …


Penn St. gets wins restored, Paterno again winningest coach

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Penn State’s football team is getting back 112 wins wiped out during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and the late Joe Paterno has been restored …


Women’s basketball: EWU posts seventh consecutive win

Eastern Washington pushed its winning streak to seven on Thursday night, cruising to a 101-54 Big Sky Conference victory over visiting Portland State. The triple-digit point total was the third …


Sacramento State surges in second half to defeat Idaho

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Mikh McKinney hit five 3-pointers and finished with 32 points, including 27 in Sacramento State’s 46-point second half, as the Hornets came from behind to defeat visiting …


Pac-12 roundup: Washington pulls away late to beat Oregon State

Mike Anderson scored all 11 of his points in the second half, Andrew Andrews added 12 off the bench, and Washington snapped a four-game losing streak with a 56-43 win …


Gonzaga women defeat Waves, take over first place alone

Pepperdine scratched within four points with just more than a minute to play, but the Gonzaga women’s basketball team hit free throws when they mattered Thursday night to secure a …


Third-ranked Gonzaga holds off Waves’ rally attempt

MALIBU, Calif. – It had the feel of a comfortable Gonzaga victory. Pepperdine had other ideas.


Washington State holds off Oregon for 108-99 win in overtime

PULLMAN – All week in practice leading into Thursday’s game DaVonte Lacy and his teammates joked about how they were going to score 100 points against Oregon, a team that …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 15, 2015

Washington State holds off Oregon for overtime win

PULLMAN – All week in practice leading into Thursday’s game DaVonte Lacy and his teammates joked about how they were going to score 100 points against Oregon, a team that …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 15, 2015

No. 3 Gonzaga edges Pepperdine despite troubles at the line

MALIBU, Calif. – For a while, it had the feel of a comfortable Gonzaga victory. Pepperdine had other ideas.


Gonzaga women defeat Waves, take over first place alone

Pepperdine scratched within four points with just more than a minute to play, but the Gonzaga women’s basketball team hit free throws when they mattered Thursday night to secure a …


Mikh McKinney, Sacramento State outlast Idaho

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Mikh McKinney hit five 3-pointers and finished with 32 points, helping Sacramento State outlast Idaho for a 79-76 victory on Thursday night.


Eastern Washington outlasts Portland State

PORTLAND — Tyler Harvey scored 23 points on 7 of 15 shooting from the field and added six rebounds and five assists to lead Eastern Washington to a 92-85 victory …


Four corners: Eastern Washington Eagles

Coming up: Thursday at Portland State, 7:05 p.m.; Saturday at Sacramento State, 7:05 p.m. Outlook: The Eagles are alone atop the Big Sky Conference, which only enlarges the target on …


John Blanchette: Wayne Tinkle, Ernie Kent mold surprises in Pac-12

At the final media timeout last Sunday, the Oregon State Beavers – a not-quite-unanimous choice a couple of months ago as the most hopeless team in the Pac-12 – trailed …


Four corners: Washington State Cougars

Coming up: Thursday vs. Oregon, 8 p.m. (Pac-12 Wash.); Saturday vs. Oregon State, 6 p.m. (Pac-12 Wash.) Outlook: With the students back from break, the Cougars (8-7, 2-1 Pac-12) return …


Pac-12 roundup: Stanford upends California in Pac-12 play

Chasson Randle scored 25 points, Anthony Brown made two key 3-pointers in the final 5 minutes and the Stanford Cardinal held on to beat the California Golden Bears 69-59 on …


Four corners: Gonzaga Bulldogs

Coming up: Tonight at Pepperdine, 7:30 p.m. (KHQ); Saturday at Loyola Marymount, 1 p.m. (KHQ) Outlook: The Waves (11-5, 4-1), who don’t have a senior on the roster, have been …


Heisman winner Marcus Mariota said he’s going to the NFL

Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota declared his eligibility for the NFL draft. The Ducks quarterback announced on Oregon’s website on Wednesday that he would forgo his senior season. The school …


Four corners: Idaho Vandals

Coming up: Today at Sacramento State, 7:05 p.m.; Saturday at Portland State, 7:05 p.m. Outlook: If Idaho is going to keep up in the conference race following its 89-86 loss …