1. Pac-10 Basketball: Will The West Be Best? Part 4

    Part 4 of this series on Pac-10 basketball will focus on the two "U" schools. We'll be looking at UCLA and USC. Both schools are coming off great seasons...

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  2. Pac-10 Basketball: Will the West Be Best? Part 3

    In part three of this series, we'll take a look at Oregon State and Stanford. First up, let's look at one of the classic college campus settings in the country, Corvallis, OR...

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  3. Pac-10 Basketball:Will The West Be Best? Part 2

    Moving on through the Pac-10, let’s consider what the future might hold for the Cal Golden Bears and Oregon Ducks. Can those two animals co-exist? Not likely...

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  4. Pac-10 Basketball: Will the West Be Best? Part 2

    Moving on through the Pac-10, let's consider what the future might hold for the Cal Golden Bears and Oregon Ducks. Can those two animals co-exist?Not likely...

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  5. Pac-10 Basketball: Will the West Be Best?

    This past season was a great year for college basketball in the Pac-10. Some will dispute that overall the best conference in the country was the Pac-10. There's no question that top to bottom, it was a banner year out west...

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  6. Pac-10 Looked Overrated and Overmatched

    On the eve of the final college basketball game, I can't help but lament how poorly Pac-10 teams played in the NCAA tournament this year. Year after year, those of us west of the Grand Canyon complain about an East Coast bias in the media...

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  7. NCAA Tourney: UCLA Bruins Will Bring Back Banner

    It's hard to believe that the Final Four this year will be a historic group. It's the first time all four regional No. 1 seeded teams will match up in the last stages of the tourney...

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  8. Washington State Basketball: Bennett Ball Rolls On

    The stories, speculation and rumors about Coach Tony Bennett being courted by Indiana University finally became a reality Saturday night...

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  9. Sweet 16 Aftermath

    For some Cougar fans, basking in the afterglow of a terrific season of basketball may not have lasted very long. It’s lasted about as long as it takes to flame the fires of blogger’s keyboards...

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  10. NCAA Tourney: Tar Heels Stuff Cougars

    Coach Tony Bennett and his Washington State Cougar team ran into the unexpected against No. 1 North Carolina in Charlotte. The Tar Heels completely shut down the Cougar offense in route to winning the Sweet 16 matchup...

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  11. NCAA Tourney: Against North Carolina, Washington State Will Win Respect

    Washington State coach Tony Bennett said of the upcoming Sweet 16 contest between his No. 4 seed Cougars and the No. 1 seed North Carolina Tar Heels, "It's going to be a collision...

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  12. Cougars-Irish: WSU Looks Sweet in the Second Round

    The second round NCAA Tournament game for Washington State was quintessential Cougar basketball. Result? Try this.:No. 4 WSU 61, No. 5 Notre Dame 41. Holy crap! Experts everywhere were confident in offering modest praise for the Pac-10 third place team..

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  13. WSU-Winthrop: Cougars Go Wild!

    Washington State began their NCAA Tournament play in Denver with a predatory second half attack that sent Winthrop back to South Carolina. Yes, the Cougs played like a No. 4 seed, winning 71-40...

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  14. Cougars-Eagles: WSU Needs Defense to Beat Winthrop

    Washington State University will begin their NCAA Tournament run in Denver, CO this coming Thursday against Winthrop University of Rock Hill, SC. The Cougars are the No. 4 seed, while the Eagles visit to the Big Dance this time around as a No...

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  15. USC Has What It Takes to Win

    Now that the seeding is completed, let the prognosticating begin!Seems that just about every year there's a team that enjoys a measure of success in the NCAA Tournament that's a surprise to experts and fans alike...

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  16. WSU-Stanford: Lopez & Company Win

    The Pac-10 semi-final game pitting No. 3 seeded Washington State against No. 2 seeded Stanford played out according to form. No. 2 defeated No. 3...

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  17. WSU-Stanford: Lopez & Company Win

    The Pac-10 semi-final game pitting No. 3 seeded Washington State against No. 2 seeded Stanford played out according to form. Number two defeated number three...

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  18. WSU-Oregon: Cougs Shoot Down Ducks

    Meeting for the third time this season, Washington State and Oregon squared off on the basketball hardwood in the Pac-10 Tournament. The first two games between these two teams resulted in Cougar victories...

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  19. Pac-10 Tournament Time

    When it comes to making tournament bracket predictions a few weeks out I'm glad that this blogger doesn’t seem to have a clue. Sure, did manage to predict Oregon State would finish 10th...

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  20. Pac-10 Tournament Time

    When it comes to making tournament bracket predictions a few weeks out, glad that this blogger doesn't seem to have a clue. Sure, did manage to predict Oregon State would finish 10th...

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  21. WSU-UW: Cougars Down Dawgs… Again

    Senior night in Pullman almost never ended. What better way for WSU seniors to close out their careers than an Apple Cup Classic? Well, the best way would be for that classic game ...

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  22. WSU-UW: Cougars Down Huskies in Double Overtime

    Senior night in Pullman almost never ended. What better way for WSU senior to close out their career than an Apple Cup Classic? Well, the best way would be for that classic game to end ...

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  23. Cougars-Huskies: Season Finale in the State of Washington

    The Washington State Cougars close out their regular season schedule tomorrow evening against cross-state rival Washington. Friel Court will be the scene of the contest with tipoff set for 4:30pm...

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  24. Washington State-Washington: A Look Forward to the Season Finale

    The Washington State Cougars close out their regular season schedule tomorrow evening against cross-state rival Washington. Friel Court will be the scene of the contest with tip-off set for 4:30 PM...

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  25. WSU: Senior Night

    This coming Saturday, the Washington State Cougars will display their version of “Senior Night” when they play host to the Washington Huskies. Yes, the game will be the final installment of this years regular schedule...

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