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Win over Huskies would feel good

PULLMAN – Riding a four-game losing streak, few things would enliven the Washington State men’s basketball team’s spirit like a win today over rival Washington. With losses mounting, WSU (8-12, …


First-place Gonzaga wary of second-place Dons

SAN FRANCISCO – The last time Gonzaga saw San Francisco, the Dons were exiting the McCarthey Athletic Center following a humbling 28-point loss. That Dons team hasn’t been seen since. …


Win over UW would be salve for Cougars

Riding a four-game losing streak, few things would enliven the Washington State men’s basketball team’s spirit like a win Saturday over rival Washington.


These aren’t same Dons Zags defeated

The last time Gonzaga saw San Francisco, the Dons were exiting the McCarthey Athletic Center following a humbling 28-point loss.


Gonzaga hits road to begin 2nd half of WCC

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Midway through the WCC race, Gonzaga is in first place but the course changes a bit for the second half. The Bulldogs (18-3, 8-1 WCC) went …


Gonzaga opens road-heavy second half at Santa Clara

Midway through the WCC race, Gonzaga is in first place but the course changes a bit for the second half.


Williams-Goss, Washington top Oregon State

With Washington’s top scorer C.J. Wilcox bottled up by Oregon State’s aggressive defense, Nigel Williams-Goss took over with one of the best performances by a freshman in UW history. Williams-Goss …


Washington State takes on free-falling Ducks

The Washington State men’s basketball team has struggled in the early part of Pac-12 play, but has a chance to collect a win today against Oregon, a program in flux. …


Top 25 highlights: Wolverines continue to roll over top-10 teams

Nik Stauskas made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3:12 left and finished with 19 points and freshman Derrick Walton Jr. scored a season-high 19, lifting No. 21 Michigan to an 80-75 …


Men’s basketball: Whitworth beats Lewis & Clark, solidifies 1st-place standing

In a game where they never trailed, the Whitworth Pirates solidified their position at the top of the Northwest Conference standings with a solid 81-65 win over visiting Lewis & …


Carr, Fales help South to 20-10 Senior Bowl win

MOBILE, Ala. – Derek Carr and David Fales both threw touchdown passes and Auburn’s Dee Ford racked up two sacks in the South’s 20-10 victory over the North in the …


Washington State wins 8 events at Jacksons Invite

Washington State track and field competitors won eight events Saturday at the Jacksons Invite in Nampa, Idaho. Jacob Sealby won the men’s 400-meter dash in a personal-best time of 471.9 …


BYU brings high-scoring offense to McCarthey

One of the beauties and/or curses of athletics is how quickly teams have to flip the script to the next game. Take Gonzaga, which is coming off a grind-it-out, 59-56 …


Zags shift gears for BYU

After a grind-it-out victory over San Diego on Thursday, the Gonzaga Bulldogs will take on high-scoring Brigham Young Saturday at McCarthey Athletic Center.


Rule adjustment

PULLMAN – Enjoy Junior Longrus’ final two and a half seasons while you can. The 6-foot-7 Washington State forward is a nuanced style of basketball player that appears to be …


Four corners: Eastern Washington Eagles

COMING UP: Tonight vs. Southern Utah, 6; Monday at Portland State, 7 p.m. OUTLOOK: On paper, tonight’s contest against the Thunderbirds is the easiest game for the Eagles. Southern Utah’s …


Four corners: Idaho Vandals

COMING UP: Tonight at Grand Canyon, 6. OUTLOOK: This is a good time for Idaho to play just one game in a 13-day stretch. Starting point guard Glen Dean missed …


Four corners: Gonzaga Bulldogs

COMING UP: Tonight vs. San Diego, 7 (ESPNU); Saturday vs. BYU, 7 (ESPN2) OUTLOOK: San Diego was picked to finish fifth in the West Coast Conference preseason poll but has …


College basketball: Wolverines upset No. 3 Badgers in Wisconsin

Nik Stauskus scored 23 points and hit a key 3-pointer with 48 seconds left, and Michigan (13-4, 5-0 Big Ten) fended off a late surge for a 77-70 win Saturday …


Pac-12 basketball: Randle shoots down Huskies

With his team already outplaying its visitors from Seattle, Stanford guard Chasson Randle scoffed at the shot-clock buzzer with a deep heave midway through Saturday’s second half. It went in, …


Clemson’s Swinney gets 8-year deal, raise

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney received a new, eight-year contract and a raise that increased his total pay for next season to $3.15 million. The agreement had been in the works …


Idaho holds off CSU Bakersfield

MOSCOW, Idaho – The Idaho Vandals made their free throws in the final seconds, and they won. It sounds simplistic, and it is. But after being haunted for the past …


Zags hold off Loyola Marymount, move to 5-1 in WCC

LOS ANGELES – They won’t get extra credit for making it harder than it needed to be, but the Gonzaga Bulldogs, after a few false starts, finally got what they …


Give and Take: Blog matters

A sampling from the past week of entries in The Spokesman-Review blog SportsLink at spokesman.com/ sportslink. Bulldogs


Pac-12 roundup: Bruins bounce Buffaloes

Norman Powell matched his season high with 19 points and No. 25 UCLA pulled away in the second half to beat No. 21 Colorado 69-56 Thursday night in Boulder, Colo., …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2014

Dower leads Gonzaga rout of Pepperdine

Sam Dower was perfect from the field and scored 18 points as Gonzaga bounced back from having its 22-game conference win streak snapped by routing Pepperdine in a first-place showdown, …


UConn ends Baylor’s home winning streak

Women’s basketball: Breanna Stewart had 18 points and 11 rebounds as top-ranked Connecticut won 66-55 at No. 7 Baylor, ending the Lady Bears’ national-best 69-game home winning streak Monday night. …


Newberry: Bobby Petrino can coach, but he can’t be believed

Bobby Petrino insists he’s a changed man. Not the scoundrel who secretly interviewed for someone else’s coaching job without telling his bosses, who abandoned the Atlanta Falcons with three games …


A Grip on sports: Edgar a one-trick pony? Yeah, so what

Wednesday: It won’t be a good day in the Edgar Martinez household. The Baseball Hall of Fame will announce its 2014 inductees this morning and once again the best line-drive …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2014

Eastern Washington tops Montana

Martin Seiferth scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds Thursday night and Tyler Harvey added 25 points as Eastern Washington beat Montana 69-62 for its first Big Sky Conference win …