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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …


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 …

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’ …

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 …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 13, 2014

Gonzaga defeats Pepperdine again

Kevin Pangos and David Stockton scored 18 points apiece as Gonzaga beat Pepperdine for the 26th straight time, 83-68 on Thursday night at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 13, 2014

EWU holds off rally, beats Sacramento State

Parker Kelly scored 18 points Thursday night and Eastern Washington held off a late charge from Sacramento State for an 85-72 win at Reese Court.

Palmer leads No. 20 Gonzaga past San Diego

Haiden Palmer had 16 points, 8 rebounds and 7 steals as No. 20 Gonzaga won its 13th straight game with a 66-48 win at San Diego.

Four corners: Eastern Washington Eagles

COMING UP: Tonight vs. Sacramento State, 6; Saturday vs. Northern Arizona, 2 p.m. OUTLOOK: Despite a road breakthrough at Montana State last week, the Eagles (11-13 overall, 5-7 Big Sky) …

Four corners: Washington State Cougars

COMING UP: Saturday vs. Stanford, 4 p.m. (Pac-12 Network) OUTLOOK: The Washington State basketball team is running out of explanations for its paltry record (9-14, 2-9 Pac-12). Injury is no …

Four corners: Idaho Vandals

COMING UP: Tonight at Cal State Bakersfield, 7; Saturday at Utah Valley, 6 p.m. OUTLOOK: The trajectory of Idaho’s season – and its spot in the WAC standings – is …

Four corners: Gonzaga Bulldogs

COMING UP: Tonight vs. Pepperdine, 6 (KHQ); Saturday vs. LMU, 5 p.m. (Fox 28) OUTLOOK: Pepperdine’s seven WCC wins is the program’s most since 2004. The Bulldogs handled Pepperdine 70-53 …

WSU receiver Marks arrested at Pullman bar

PULLMAN – Washington State wide receiver Gabe Marks was arrested at Stubblefields bar early Saturday morning and cited for four misdemeanors: fourth-degree assault, second-degree criminal trespass, being a minor intoxicated …

Memphis sinks Gonzaga with final 17-2 run

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Gonzaga guard Kevin Pangos leaned back in his chair inside the locker room and said to nobody in particular, “We led that by 12, didn’t we?” Yes, …

Huskies try to right ship at Colorado

After two disappointing road losses in the last eight days, the Washington Huskies need some kind of miracle to climb into NCAA tournament bubble consideration. With eight games remaining, even …

OSU star Smart shoves fan in loss to Texas Tech

Oklahoma State star Marcus Smart shoved a fan underneath the basket in the waning seconds of Texas Tech’s 65-61 win over the 19th-ranked Cowboys on Saturday night. Smart (pictured, right) …

Montana holds off Eastern

MISSOULA – Kareem Jamar scored 23 points – 14 in the second half – and Montana held off Eastern Washington 82-77 on Saturday night, denying the Eagles attempt to sweep …

Vandals work overtime to defeat UTPA

MOSCOW, Idaho – After the final game of his career at Cowan Spectrum, a satisfying 70-63 win over Texas-Pan American in overtime, Stephen Madison was asked for his favorite memories …