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Gonzaga Tries to Go Where No Other Zag Has Gone Before: 9-0

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Elias Harris said he remembers well the night the Zags lost to Washington State in Pullman; it was embarrassing (Photo: SWX) Elias Harris said he remembers well the night the Zags lost to Washington State in Pullman; it was embarrassing (Photo: SWX)
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Gonzaga will try to do Wednesday night what no other team in school history has done before. The Zags have a chance to begin the season a perfect 9-0 for the first time ever.

The Bulldogs are in for a tough road test, as they head south on Highway 195 to take on in-state rival Washington State. The Zags are the favorite on paper, but they know what the Cougars can do. Washington State won the game in 2010 – the last time the two teams played in Pullman.

As the saying goes, in rivalry games all bets are off.

Gonzaga on TV

Gonzaga
vs.
Washington State

Wed., Dec. 5
at 8 p.m. (PT)

TV: ESPNU

"I remember it really well," said senior Elias Harris said of that game at Beasley Coliseum. "Embarrassing, I would say, it didn't feel good at all."

"We're a different team than what we were back then," said guard Kevin Pangos, who was not around to feel the sting of a loss to WSU. [The coaches] haven't brought it up too much, but we don't want to lose. Straight up – we don't want to lose."

Pangos said the rivalry with Washington State is a tense one. Does it rank up there with Saint Mary's of the West Coast Conference? Probably not, he said. But it is a game the Zags definitely want to win.

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