Happy Thanksgiving, folks. Enjoy some links with your turkey. But at least enjoy the turkey.
--- Don Ruiz filled in at Huskies coach Chris Petersen’s final media availability before Friday’s game, and filed this story about WSU’s oft-overlooked defense and running game.
--- The UW men’s basketball team lost Wednesday morning, 80-64, to No. 10 Gonzaga in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas. The Huskies play Thursday against the Texas Longhorns, who they also played in their season opener Nov. 13 in Shanghai, China. UW won that game 77-71 (the game will air on AXS TV, listings for which can be found in the previous link).
--- UC-Davis coaching legend Jim Sochor, for whom Petersen played quarterback, died on Wednesday at age 77. Petersen has said his coaching philosophy is based in part on Sochor’s methods.
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