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Beware the Palouse

WSU coach Dick Bennett

Stanford hits Friel Court tonight in Pullman, WA for the first of two final and fretful regular season games in the Northwest. Most media hounds have Saturday's game in Seattle circled as the date when the other shoe drops on the #1-ranked Stanford Cardinal season, but recent history teaches us to give the proper respect to the Palouse. Dick Bennett has Washington State turned around and ready for tonight's upset bid...

When you hold road winning streaks of seven at Pauley Pavilion and four at the McKale Center, it is easy to overlook tonight's game at Friel Court in Pullman, WA.  Stanford has won eight straight in the Palouse, with the last road loss coming back in 1995.  But there is something about Pullman that has provided a number of disturbingly tight games the last few years.  The last time a Stanford team... Recommended Stories

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