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Bliznyuk and Peatling lead Eagles to 84-79 win over Montana State

Bliznyuk nearly had a triple-double with 25 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, and Peatling had his fourth double-double of the season with 19 points.

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Vandals win 9th straight, beating Montana 67-56

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Idaho's big three of Mikayla Ferenz, Taylor Pierce and Geraldine McCorkell provided the offensive spark for the Vandals. They combined for all but four of Idaho's points.

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Eagles fall at Montana State, despite career-high from Hodgins

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Led by Delaney Hodgins' career-high 31 points, the Eastern Washington University women's basketball team dropped a close heartbreaker on the road to Montana State on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 17) 77-74.

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Whitworth streak past Linfield, winning 77-57

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Whitworth opened the second half on fire, making its first six baskets from the field to complete the 18-0 spurt that spanned both halves.

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Cougars fall short against Utah, 54-50

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Chasing the game from the outset, the Cougars (10-17, 3-12 Pac-12) could never quite run down Utah (16-10, 7-8 Pac-12) on the road at the Huntsman Center as the Utes took a 54-50 victory Friday night.

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Huskies fall to Utah at home, 70-58

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David Crisp had 18 points but was the only player in double figures for the Huskies (17-9, 7-6). Washington has lost three consecutive games for the first time this season.

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Zags roll to 76-46 win over LMU

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Gonzaga had five players finish the game in double figures, including Corey Kispert who scored a team-high 14 points.

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Eagles take down Big Sky leader Montana, 74-65

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Eastern's all-time leading scorer, Bliznyuk finished with a team-high 19 for the Eagles, with 15 of those coming in the first half. Now with 1,944 points in his illustrious career.

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Vandals continue to roll beating Montana State, 95-77

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Ferenz led all scorers with 29 points. She became the seventh player in program history to surpass the 1,500-point mark. She's now got 1,522 career points.

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Eagles pick up historic win over Montana, 75-72

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The win was even more special, as it marked head coach Wendy Schuller's 250th career victory at Eastern.

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Montana drops first Big Sky game, loses to EWU 74-65

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It was going to come to an end at some point, but the Montana Grizzlies figured that it would be later in the season. The Griz dropped their road game to Eastern Washington 74-65, breaking the 13-game winning streak in conference.  

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Lady Griz can't finish down the stretch, lose to EWU 75-72

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It took the Montana Lady Griz a quarter and a half to warm up, but warm up they did, as they pushed the Eastern Washington Eagles to the brink. But after getting within one point twice in the second half, the Lady Griz couldn't make it over the top, going 0-7 from the field down the stretch to lose 75-72. 

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Zags set to take on LMU on SWX

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This is the 92nd all-time meeting between Gonzaga and Loyola Marymount. GU has a 70-21 advantage in the series.

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Gonzaga baseball season preview

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Gone from 2017’s West Coast Conference champions are five everyday fielders and two starting pitchers. But 18 members of the squad that successfully defended their WCC title and are eager to make it three in a row.

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MSU's Neumann playing bigger than his height

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Listed as six feet, seven inches tall, Montana State forward Sam Neumann isn't the most physically imposing center in the Big Sky Conference, but that doesn't mean he can't hold his own down in the paint.

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Johnathan Williams named WCC Player of the Week

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Williams recorded his third and fourth straight double-doubles in a pair of road victories for the No. 9 Zags.

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Grizzly Sports Report, 2-12-18

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The Griz improve to 13-0 after surviving a tough test from Sacramento State. Head Coach Travis DeCuire and Montana's lone Senior Fabijan Krslovic join the show to talk about the historic start to conference. Meanwhile the Lady Griz stumble on the road but still sit in 4th place in the standings. Head Coach Shannon Schweyen and Forward Emma Stockholm talk about the injury to Sophia Stiles and how they can get things back on track.  More>>

Super 8 Plays of the Week 2/12

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State wrestling and state swimming made a huge splash in this week's Super 8!

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Bruce Parker stepping down as athletic director at Rocky Mountain College

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Associate Director of Athletics Jeff Malby will take over the day-to-day operations of the Rocky athletic department on an interim basis.

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Zags crush Saint Mary's 78-65, ending nation's longest winning streak

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The No. 12 Gonzaga Bulldogs get redemption on Saturday night after beating No. 11 Saint Mary's Gaels 78-65, ending the nation's longest winning streak at 19 games.

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Gaels hand Zags first WCC loss winning 72-56

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Saint Mary’s dominated the rebounds, 47-21, and points in the paint, 38-16. The Zags shot well from the line, going 13-of-15.

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Vandals edge Eagles 66-64 in instant classic

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There were six lead changes in the last 2:46 alone as the two teams traded a barrage of baskets, but Eastern's Bogdan Bliznyuk had a potential game-tying layin blocked with six seconds to play.

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Washington State loses heartbreaker in OT to Oregon State, 63-61

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The Cougs committed just six turnovers in the contest while assisting on 14 of 24 made field goals.

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Vandals beat Eagles 85-71 thanks to three-pointers

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Idaho nailed 13 three-point field goals and shot 46.4 percent, while EWU was only 5-for-21.
 

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Zags come away with 71-61 victory over Pacific

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Five Zags ended the game in double figures, including Killian Tillie who had a game-high 21 points. Johnathan Williams added 10 points and 13 rebounds for his eighth double-double this season.

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Zags get 20th win of year after 90-66 victory over Pacific

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Gonzaga (20-4, 13-0) remained perfect in West Coast Conference play and will host second-place Saint Mary’s on Saturday at 2 pm live on SWX.

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Johnathan Williams named a Senior CLASS Award Finalist

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Williams is averaging a team-high 13.6 points and 7.4 rebounds per game for the No. 12/11 Zags (21-4, 11-1 West Coast Conference).

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Delaney Hodgins named a finalist for Senior CLASS Award

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This season, the Pasco, Wash., native has scored in double figures in 21 contests and has 13 games with 20 or more points. In addition to five double-doubles, she is also on a 19-game double-digit scoring streak and averages 20.8 points per game.

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Cats sign 27 players as part of 2018 recruiting class

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National Signing Day part two is officially in the books for the Montana State Bobcats. The Cats added 11 to the 2018 recruiting class, bringing their grand total to 27.

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Montana signs 26 players, 13 in-state, for 2018 recruiting class

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Bobby Hauck was hired at the beginning of December, and quickly went to work on his first recruiting class at the University of Montana. And today, Hauck could finally comment on the 26 players that his team signed.  

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Vandals add 10 players on National Signing Day

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The Vandals inked nine high school seniors and one junior college transfer, adding to the 12 student-athletes signed during the early signing period in December.

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James Webb III becomes 1st North Idaho College player to play in NBA

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Former Cardinal basketball standout James Webb III became the first North Idaho College player to play in the NBA with his debut with the Brooklyn Nets on January 27, 2018 against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Eagles add 10 more players on National Signing Day

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The Eastern Washington University football program signed eight high school players to national letters of intent on Feb. 7 to attend EWU and play for the school next fall.

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Cougar football adds four on National Signing Day

Washington State University football added four student-athletes to its 2018 Signing Class Wednesday.

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Whitman edges Whitworth 100-99 in NWC thriller

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im Howell hit two free throws with 0.9 seconds to play in the game to lift top-ranked Whitman to a 100-99 win over 4th-ranked Whitworth.

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5th ranked Blues defeat Whitworth women, 83-49

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Casey Poe scored a game-high 23 points as the fifth-ranked Whitman Blues defeated the Whitworth Pirates 83-49 on Tuesday evening.

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Three Bucs earn NWC weekly honors

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Roach (Jr., Marinwood, Calif.) scored a career-high 39 points to lead Whitworth to a 76-70 victory over Lewis & Clark.

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Delaney Hodgins named Big Sky Player of the Week

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Hodgins currently sits on top of the EWU leaderboard with 1,906 points as she looks to become the first Eagle and fourth Big Sky player to ever eclipse 2,000 points with just five regular season games remaining.

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Lady Griz player Sophia Stiles done for the season with torn ACL

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From Montana Sports Information: A freshman season that was showing so much promise and helping return the Montana women’s basketball team to Big Sky Conference contender has come to an abrupt end. It was confirmed on Tuesday that the knee injury suffered by Sophia Stiles in the third quarter of Saturday’s home win over North Dakota was a season-ending ACL tear. “It’s devastating to this team right now in so many ways,” said coach Shannon Schweyen. &ld...

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Super 8 Plays of the Week 2/5

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Rocky Mountain College Releases 2018 Football Schedule

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The Battlin' Bears' season will open up on August 23rd when they play host to Carroll.

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No. 14 Gonzaga shakes off BYU 68-60 to stop Cougars' streak in Spokane

No. 14 Gonzaga snapped a three-game home losing streak to BYU, holding off the Cougars 68-60 Saturday night inside the McCarthey Athletic Center.

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Roach lights up Lewis & Clark as Bucs edge Pioneers

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Kyle Roach poured in a career-high 39 points to lead 5th-ranked Whitworth to a 76-70 win at Lewis & Clark College on Saturday night at the Pamplin Center.

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Pirates fall to Pioneers 88-78 in overtime

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The Lewis & Clark Pioneers outscored the Whitworth Pirates by ten points in overtime to earn a 88-78 win Saturday evening.

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Idaho continues strong road play with 81-58 win at Sac. State

The Idaho men got it done on the road on Saturday night, topping Sacramento State 81-58.

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Eagles hold off Vikings to complete crucial home sweep Video included

CHENEY, Wash. – Another home stand ends on a high note for Eastern Washington women's basketball team, who picked up a 64-57 victory over Portland State on Saturday afternoon in Reese Court.

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Vandals win 6th straight with drubbing of Sac. State

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MOSCOW, Idaho—The Vandal women led wire-to-wire Saturday afternoon, avenging their earlier loss to the Sacramento State Hornets. Idaho picked up its sixth straight win, sending the Hornets packing 101-66.

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Zags Win 14th-Straight Behind Big Day from Barta, Down BYU 84-70

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by Gonzaga Athletics PROVO, Utah - The Gonzaga Bulldogs ended BYU's 23-game home West Coast Conference win streak and never trailed in an 84-70 win on the road on Saturday afternoon. Jill Barta added to her school record with her sixth-career 30-plus point game with 34 points and 15 rebounds, her ninth double-double of the year on nine-of-10 shooting. Emma Stach made WCC-leading scorer Cassie Devashrayee work all night, and added 16 points, her season high, on six-of-10 shooting and... More>>

Late Run Not Enough as Vikings Beat Eagles 94-81

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by EWU Athletics Portland State got hot, and was able to cool off EWU's hottest player.   Despite a late run that pared a 15-point lead down to seven, the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team suffered a 94-81 loss to Portland State Saturday (Feb. 3) in Portland, Ore. The game took place at Lewis & Clark College while the 3,000-seat Viking Pavilion, a $50 million renovation of the 50-year-old Peter W. Stott Center, is being built on the PSU campus.   Easte... More>>

Gonzaga comes away with a 69-59 victory over San Diego

Gonzaga gets their 20th win on the season Gonzaga gets their 20th win on the season

Johnathan Williams led the Bulldogs with 14 points and 12 rebounds, while Zach Norvell Jr. and Josh Perkins each finished the game with 13 points.

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Zags beat San Diego 63-44, to win 19th straight game

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Jill Barta led all scorers with 13 points, and Chandler Smith added 12 points and led with seven boards.

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Bliznyuk scores 40 as Eagles beat Sacramento State, 74-54

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The leading scorer in EWU history poured in a season-high 40 points.

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Montana moves to 10-0 in conference, beat UNC 88-79

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From Montana Sports Information: Montana stretched its win streak to double digits on Thursday, knocking off Northern Colorado, 88-79. 

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Delaney Hodgins becomes all-time leading scorer as Eagles beat Sacramento State

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Hodgins broke big sister's record of 1,865 in the second quarter and never looked back, putting up 28 points on the night.

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Battlin’ Bear Men Fall Victim to MSU Northern Shooting

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The game was level at 67-67 with 5:17 remaining, but Northern finished the night with a 13-4 run in which they held Rocky to 1 of 6 shooting.

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Rocky Women Keep Pace in Frontier by Defeating Northern

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Three players scored in double figures as the 15th-ranked Rocky Mountain College women’s basketball team picked up a 58-46 home win over MSU Northern.

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WSU makes history despite blowout loss to Arizona

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Despite the loss, the Cougars set the school's single-season 3-point record (241) after making nine of them against Arizona.

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Montana State's Hannah Caudill set to break career assist record

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Thursday, February 1, 2018 could prove to be a big night for Montana State's Hannah Caudill. The senior point guard is just two assists away from breaking the school's all-time record.

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Big Sky Football Kickoff coming to Spokane in 2018 and 2019

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The two-day event will change hotel locations each year. The Doubletree by Hilton City Center will be hosting this year's event on July 15-16, 2018.

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UM announces departure of head soccer coach

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The Montana Grizzlies soccer program is losing its longtime coach. According to a release from UM, Mark Plakorus coached the Grizzlies from 2011-2017. He says he's stepping down now to "open up new opportunities that will allow me to grow as both a coach and a person." 

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Grizzly Sports Report, 1-29-18

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Both the Griz and Lady Griz sweep Southern Utah and Northern Arizona to combine for an insane 15-2 conference record. Host Shaun Rainey is joined by Coach DeCuire and Coach Schweyen to talk about their first place teams as well as player guests Ahmaad Rorie and Caitlin Lonergan. 

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Griz Assistant Wortham Mic'd Up

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We put a mic on Griz Assistant Coach Rachi Wortham at practice so you could get to know him and to give you a behind the scenes look behind a Montana practice.  More>>

Super 8 Plays of the Week 1/29

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Vandals cruise to 25-point win over North Dakota

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Idaho outscored UND 29-8 over the final eight minutes, turning a 16-point deficit into a five-point lead at the half.

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Whitworth outpaces Puget Sound, 111-97

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Jared Christy had 26 points, 14 rebounds and four assists to help the Pirates improve to 17-2 overall and 9-1 in the NWC. 

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Whitworth falls short against Puget Sound, 72-67

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Whitworth could not overcome Lange's size advantage and fell to 8-11 overall and 3-7 in the NWC.

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Gonzaga escapes with a 82-73 win over San Francisco

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Killian Tillie and Johnathan Williams each had a game-high 16 points, while Rui Hachimura (14 pts), Silas Melson (13 pts) and Josh Perkins (11 pts) all finished in double figures.

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Gonzaga beats San Francisco 81-57 for 12th straight win

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Jill Barta led Gonzaga with 24 points, her seventh 20+ point game of the year, and nine rebounds.

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Late free throws help Eagles beat Northern Colorado, 67-65

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Senior Sir Washington sank a pair of free throws with eight seconds left to break a 65-all tie, as UNC missed six of its last eight shots.

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Historic day for Ferenz leads Idaho past North Dakota, 78-64

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Ferenz became the second Big Sky player and 17th in the NCAA to record a triple-double this season. She closed the afternoon with 15 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists.

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Eagles fall in another close matchup at Northern Colorado, 68-62

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Symone Starks added 13 and Delaney Hodgins had 15. Hodgins is now just 15 points away from Eastern Washington's all-time scoring record.

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Whitworth uses huge 2nd half to beat PLU, 81-69

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The 4th-ranked Pirates trailed 38-18 late in the first half, but dominated the game from that point on to improve to 16-2 overall and 8-1 in the NWC.

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Cougars fall short against USC, 73-72

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17 Cougar turnovers resulted in 26 points, including 12 in the final quarter, for the Trojans.

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Pirate Women Blow Out PLU, 87-60

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Camy Aguinaldo scored 24 points to help the Pirates improve to 8-10 overall and 3-6 in the NWC and earn consecutive league wins for the first time this season. 

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Career nights for Tillie and Kispert lead Gonzaga to 95-79 win over Portland

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Tillie matched his career-high of 27 points, after shooting 11-14 from the field, while Kispert shot 8-16 from the field and adding ten rebounds.

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Vandals get win at Northern Colorado for 1st time in program history

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Junior Mikayla Ferenz picked up her sixth 30-point performance and senior Geraldine McCorkell recorded her third consecutive double-double in Idaho's 79-71 win.

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Zags win big, beating Portland 75-36

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The Gonzaga Bulldogs made it 11-straight wins and defense led the way again on Thursday night as they defeated Portland, 75-36, at home.

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Bliznyuk makes history as Eagles beat North Dakota, 95-71

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It was Bogdan Bliznyuk's night to set the school's career scoring record, but it was his teammates who made sure he had a victory to go with his near triple-double of 28 points, eight rebounds and seven assists.

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Eagles force 21 turnovers, but fall to North Dakota 81-79

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The loss snaps a four-game win streak for Eastern, who moves to 10-10 overall and 5-3 in Big Sky play. North Dakota improves to 10-9 and 3-5 in the conference.

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Peyton Pelluer granted 6th-year of eligibility

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Pelluer started the first three games of 2017 but missed the final 10 games with a foot injury.

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WSU announces Patrick Chun as new Athletic Director

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Washington State University President Kirk Schulz has selected Patrick Chun as the WSU Director of Athletics, it was announced Monday. Chun will be introduced at a press conference in the Rankich Club Room at Martin Stadium Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 11 a.m. He becomes the 14th individual to lead Cougar athletics in school history and begins his duties Feb. 5.

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Kyle Roach leads Whitworth past Linfield, 63-55

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Kyle Roach scored 18 of his game-high 21 points in the second half to help the Bucs claim their 20th consecutive win over Linfield.

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Zags bounce back with 75-60 win over Santa Clara

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Gonzaga had four players score in double figures ( Perkins - 17 pts, Norvell Jr. - 16 pts, Hachimura - 16 pts and Tillie - 12 pts) as they moved moved to 7-1 in West Coast Conference play this season.

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Big 2nd half propels Idaho past Northern Arizona, 84-80

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Brayon Blake.  Blake followed up his tremendous performance from Thursday night with another outstanding game, finishing with 25 points and nine rebounds.

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Gonzaga stays undefeated in WCC after 71-44 win over Santa Clara

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The Zags forced 23 Bronco turnovers, tying the season high, and making for 55 forced turnovers in the last two games.

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Eagles pick up fourth straight victory, topping Southern Utah 58-41

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Eastern limited the Thunderbirds to just 25 percent (14-for-56) from the field while shooting 43.8 percent (21-for-48) themselves

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Idaho rolls to 83-68 victory over Northern Arizona

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Ferenz scored a game-high 33 points, jumping her up two spots into eighth Idaho's all-time scoring list with 1,385 career points.

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Bliznyuk just short of record after 66-62 Eagle overtime loss at SUU

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With Bogdan Bliznyuk coming up just short in his quest for the school's career scoring record, the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team came up just short of a road sweep when the Eagles lost 66-62 to Southern Utah Saturday.

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Kendrick Shaver named WSU safeties coach

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During his seven years at Utah State, Shaver has been part of a Utah State program that played in a school-record six-straight bowl games.

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Report: Gonzaga and North Carolina to begin home-and-home series in 2018-19

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Gonzaga and North Carolina men's basketball have agreed to a home-and-home series beginning in the 2018-19 season, according to Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports.

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Gonzaga falls to Saint Mary's 74-71 despite career night for Hachimura

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Saint Mary's shot 56.6 percent, slightly above its season average, and won its 13th consecutive game.

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Zags force 22 turnovers in win over Saint Mary's

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Gonzaga forced 22 SMC turnovers for 13 steals and 22 points off turnovers, while only turning it over 10 times themselves.

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Eagles curise to a 20-point victory over Northern Arizona 82-62

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Make it three wins in a row for the Eastern Washington women's basketball team who picked up a 20-point victory over Northern Arizona on Thursday night.

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Big 1st half lift Eagles past Northern Arizona 81-76

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The Eagles are now 9-10 on the season and 4-2 in the Big Sky, and have won six of their last eight games.

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Vandals move to 4-2 in Big Sky play after win over Southern Utah

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Idaho shot 53 percent on the night (28-of-53) and 57 percent (12-of-21) from beyond the arc.

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Cougars edge out win over Huskies 78-75 in overtime

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The Cougs snapped a five-game skid against the Huskies with the win while snapping a three-game losing streak in Pac-12 play.

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Former Eagles Punter Jordan Dascalo to participate in NFLPA Bowl

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Dascalo is the 15th Eagle to be selected to play in an all-star game in the past 15 seasons (2003-17), including seven previous participants in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

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From manager to player: Gonzaga's Pete living out new kind of Cinderella story Video included

Brian Pete’s college basketball career didn’t begin with a host of recruitment letters or scholarship offers, it began with a brief conversation over postgame pizza. In just a few days, Pete went from washing jerseys to wearing one. Now, a team that became famous two decades ago for dancing in Cinderella’s slipper is now celebrating a different kind of rags to riches tale.

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No. 15 Gonzaga holds off San Francisco 75-65

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Gonzaga had four players finish the game with double figures, led by Johnathan Williams with 17 points (Perkins 16 pts, Melson 14 pts, Hachimura 10 pts).

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Whitworth falls to George Fox 86-78

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Kaitlin Jamieson's 21 points and 14 rebounds led the George Fox Bruins past the Whitworth Pirates 86-78 on Saturday evening. 

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Robert Franks' record performance leads WSU past Cal, 78-53

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Robert Franks set a new Washington State single-game record after he made ten 3-pointers and helped the Cougars to a 78-53 win over Cal on Saturday.

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Gonzaga beats USF in dominant fashion 74-47

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Jessie Loera led the Zags with a career-high 15 points on six-of-eight shooting, and added a career-high nine assists to lead GU as well..

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WSU and college football legend Keith Jackson dies at 89

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Jackson has been widely regarded as "the voice of college football" after spending 52 years as a broadcaster - 40 of those years at ABC Sports.

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Eagles AD Bill Chaves named AD at North Dakota

Bill Chaves was hired at EWU in August of 2007. Bill Chaves was hired at EWU in August of 2007.

Chaves was named the 13th athletic director at Eastern Washington in August of 2007 and has since been a two-time recipient of the national Athletic Director of the Year.

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Vandals beat Eagles 58-51 in second game of doubleheader

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Sanders led the Vandals in scoring yet again, finishing with 18 points.  He was also tremendous on the glass, grabbing a game-high nine boards

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Eagles beat Vandals 71-64 in first game of doubleheader

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The Eagles had four in double figures and only committed four turnovers en route to their third BSC win of the season

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Zags stay undefeated in WCC, beating Portland 70-56

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The Gonzaga Bulldogs used a balanced attack to dispel Portland on the road on Thursday night, 70-56 inside the Chiles Center.

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Cougars drop 4th straight conference game against Stanford, 79-70

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The Cougars went into halftime with a 45-38 halftime lead, but failed to maintain the lead as Stanford outscored Washington state by 16 points in the second half.

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Melson and the Zags roll to a 103-57 win over Portland

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Melson scored a career-high 23 points, making seven 3-pointers, as No. 15 Gonzaga routed Portland 103-57 for their fifth consecutive win.

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Eight Cougars selected to play in Senior All-Star Games

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In the last four years, the 19-member Cougar senior class tallied 29 wins, made three bowl games, earned 14 All-Pac-12 Conference honors including five first or second team selections.

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Whitman pulls away from Whitworth late 91-75

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The Blues used a quick 11-0 burst to turn a 61-57 deficit into a 68-61 lead with eight minutes to play and went on to improve to 14-0 overall and 5-0 in the NWC.

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Whitman blows out Whitworth 101-62

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Casey Poe and Makana Stone scored 21 points each as the seventh-ranked Whitman Blues defeated the Whitworth Pirates 101-62.

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Darcel McBath named WSU assistant coach

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McBath, who played for Leach at Texas Tech from 2004-08, spent the 2017 season working on the defensive side of the ball, specifically with Alex Grinch and the defensive backs.

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Mikayla Ferenz wins 2nd straight Big Sky Player of Week

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Ferenz, a junior from Walla Walla, Wash., scored 72 last week and led the Vandals to a 1-1 split during the second week of Big Sky play.

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Washington State names Tracy Claeys as defensive coordinator

Washington State University Head Football Coach Mike Leach announced Monday that Tracy Claeys has been named WSU’s defensive coordinator. 

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Super 8 Plays of the Week 1/8

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Check out this week's top plays!

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Vandals drop heartbreaker at home to Portland State

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by Idaho Athletics MOSCOW, Idaho - A last-second tip-in did in the Vandals on Saturday night as Idaho fell to Portland State, 73-72, in the Cowan Spectrum.   THE GAME   Portland State took a 34-32 lead into the break after closing the half strong.  Chad Sherwood got going early, connecting on all three of his 3-point attempts in the opening half.   The game stayed close throughout, with neither team leading by more than five at any point.  Idaho held the lead... More>>

No. 19 Gonzaga cruises to win over LMU, stays unbeaten in WCC

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Behind a monster night from senior Johnathan Williams, No. 19 Gonzaga scored a road win at LMU on Saturday night, 85-66. Williams had 30 points on 13-of-18 shooting, along with 10 rebounds. Josh Perkins had 12 points and 10 assists, the first Zag to record 10 assists in a game since Matt Bouldin did at Pepperdine on Jan. 22, 2009.    The Bulldogs, who started the second half on a 17-0 run, improve to 14-3 overall and 4-0 in the WCC. The Lions are now 5-10 and have yet to wi... More>>

No. 16 Western Shoots by Battlin’ Bears

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Rocky now heads for Helena, Mont. and a Tuesday contest at No. 2 Carroll. The third straight games against a ranked opponent for Rocky tips at 7:30 p.m.

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Rocky Women Defeat No. 10 Montana Western for Seventh Straight Win

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Along with the seventh straight win, Rocky snapped a 45-game losing streak when they score less than 60 points in a game.

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MSUB Women Sputter in Second Half in Loss to #6 Anchorage

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MSUB (11-5, 4-2 GNAC) snapped a nine-game home winning streak with the loss, their first of the season at Alterowitz Gym.

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UW snaps three-game losing streak to WSU, 70-65 Video included

PULLMAN, Wash.-- After leading by 10 points with 14:56 left in the second half, the Washington State Cougars let the game slip away against the rival Washington Huskies--dropping to 0-3 Pac-12 play by a score 70-65 Saturday afternoon. David Crisp gave the Huskies their first lead of the second half with a layup at the 3:21 mark. Husky freshman Jaylen Nowell hit a mid-range jumper with 25 seconds left to give UW a 68-65 lead. The Huskies extended that lead to five after the Cougars mi...

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