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College baseball: Pitching staffs struggle for Zags, Cougs

Gonzaga’s baseball team has experienced some growing pains early this season.

Idaho gets past Grand Canyon

MOSCOW, Idaho – With 13 seconds left, Stephen Madison rose above the best rebounder in the WAC, stretched his arm as high as he could and came down with the …

Cougars aim to shoot down Ducks

Points haven’t come easy for the Washington State basketball team this season, which is last in the Pac-12 in scoring at 62.6 points per game. Today against Oregon they’ll face …

Eastern Washington beats Southern Utah 85-74

CEDAR CITY, Utah – Venky Jois contributed a career-high 29 points with 13 rebounds and Tyler Harvey scored 26 as Eastern Washington, which has won five of their last six …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 23, 2014

Sanadze, Toreros upset No. 25 Zags

Duda Sanadze scored 15 points, including three free throws in the final 2.9 seconds, and the San Diego Toreros upset No. 25 Gonzaga 69-66 Saturday night, the first time the …

Cougars aim to shoot down Ducks

Points haven’t come easy for the Washington State basketball team this season, which is last in the Pac-12 in scoring at 62.6 points per game. Today against Oregon they’ll face …

GU women beat Portland, clinch tie for WCC title

In a game described as “ugly” and “a grinder” by players, the No. 24 Gonzaga women’s basketball team fought for enough rebounds Saturday to overcome poor shooting to beat the …

Eastern Washington beats Southern Utah

Venky Jois scored a career-high 29 points and Tyler Harvey added 26 as Eastern Washington kept Southern Utah winless in the Big Sky, winning 85-74 Saturday.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2014

Idaho gets past Grand Canyon

Stephen Madison scored 34 points and Idaho avenged a loss to Grand Canyon earlier this season with an 83-77 win Saturday.

No. 1 Orange, No. 5 Blue Devils meet coming off losses

This was supposed to be the encore of college basketball’s game of the year, matching two top-five teams in No. 1 Syracuse and No. 5 Duke and the winningest men’s …

Oregon St women cruise past WSU

Ruth Hamblin totaled 15 points, 15 rebounds and six blocks, pacing the Oregon State women past Washington State 67-53 Friday night.

NCAA berth likely, but not a lock for Zags

Junior guard Kevin Pangos was asked earlier this week if Gonzaga has started thinking about seeding. He replied with a question: “Seeding for the big tournament?”

BYU denies Zags

PROVO, Utah – Normally easy-going Sam Dower Jr. sat on a stool inside a cramped locker room with a look of complete frustration on his face. Gonzaga was in chase …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2014

BYU drops Gonzaga

The Cougars took the lead for good by scoring the first six points of the second half, going on to claim a 73-65 victory Thursday in front of 19,136 at …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 20, 2014

Oregon St. pulls away from WSU

Angus Brandt scored 16 points to lead Oregon State to a 68-57 win over Washington State on Thursday.

Eagles snuff out Orange’s perfect season

Men’s basketball: Olivier Hanlan and Patrick Heckman hit 3-pointers in overtime, while Lonnie Jackson made four straight free throws in the final 26.2 seconds, and lowly Boston College stunned top-ranked …

Give and Take: Mike Leach rejects NCAA proposal

Editor’s note: The following is from Jacob Thorpe’s blog post on Friday. Earlier this week WSU coach Mike Leach spoke to ESPN’s Ted Miller about a proposed NCAA rule change …

EWU shoots down NAU

Suddenly, the long-range outlook looks bright for the Eastern Washington basketball team. While it rained outside, the Eagles unleashed a monsoon of 3-point shots on hapless Northern Arizona in an …

Wall flies past All-Star competition

NBA: John Wall soared over his Wizards mascot, and the East stomped on the West in the slam dunk contest in New Orleans Saturday night. Wall’s sensational slam finished off …

Dower leads Gonzaga past Loyola Marymount

Forward Sam Dower Jr. put up 25 points and 15 rebounds on Senior Night and was upstaged by fellow senior Brian Bhaskar, much to Dower’s delight.

Tall Cardinal overpower Cougars

During the National Anthem prior to Washington State’s game against Stanford, WSU assistant coach Rod Jensen looked over at the Cougars opponent, turned to coach Ken Bone and observed, “Man, …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2014

Harvey scores 37, Eastern runs away from N. Arizona

Tyler Harvey had 37 points in his fifth 30-point game of the season to lead Eastern Washington to an 84-65 win over Northern Arizona.

Hamson, BYU down No. 20 Gonzaga

Jennifer Hamson scored 18 of her 20 points in the second half and Lexi Eaton had 15 points and 10 rebounds as BYU ended Gonzaga’s 13-game winning streak with a …

Tia Presley scores 32, WSU women beat Utah

Tia Presley had 32 points and Lia Galdeira scored 16 of her 18 points in the second half Friday night as the Washington State women beat Utah 83-73.

Whitworth outpaces Linfield for eighth straight win

The Whitworth men’s basketball team started hot and never let up as it thrashed the visiting Linfield Wildcats in a game that never was one.

WSU looks to avenge Stanford loss

Against Cal on Wednesday, the Washington State men’s basketball team nearly beat an opponent that had toyed with the Cougars earlier in the year, falling in overtime.

Gonzaga defeats Pepperdine

The final margin was roughly the same, but the second Gonzaga-Pepperdine game looked nothing like the first. The Bulldogs, who beat the Waves primarily with defense last month, had one …

Eagles hold off Hornets

For starters, Martin Seiferth said he doesn’t need to be one. He wouldn’t admit it, but the Eastern Washington center relished his role from start to finish in the Eagles’ …


Rescheduled The NCAA approved moving the women’s basketball Final Four to a Friday-Sunday format beginning in 2017. The women’s Final Four had that format from 1996-2002 before switching to the …

Cal State Bakersfield defeats Idaho

Brandon Barnes and Aly Ahmed scored 16 points apiece and both pulled down double-digit rebounds as Cal State Bakersfield defeated Idaho 76-67 on Thursday night for the Roadrunners’ first Western …