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Romar picking Cougs to win it all?


LAS VEGAS – Sand can be found everywhere in this desert oasis. Perhaps that explains why Washington basketball coach Lorenzo Romar was so busy sand-bagging on the eve of the Pac-12 Conference tournament.

After first establishing that he does not believe momentum – good or bad – is a key factor going into tournaments, Romar propped up the last-place Washington State Cougars as the potential champions. It's probably sheer coincidence (wink, wink) that the Huskies face WSU tonight at the MGM Grand Arena. Romar, no stranger to mind games, just might be trying to make his sixth-seeded Huskies seem... Recommended Stories