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CWU anticipates better finish against Alaska this time

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ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- Central Washington men's basketball is looking for revenge. Thursday they take on the Alaska team that last month beat them in overtime. That was Alaska's only conference win of the season and Central is ready for the second chance to beat a team they know they should.

"It's a big game for us, especially since last time we let it slip out of our hands real easy so can't wait until Thursday," said Wildcats senior Jody Johnson.

"We're looking forward to it. I mean we feel like it's a game we should have had. We made a couple of mistakes down the stretch that kind of turned the game over in their favor," added Roby Clyde, Wildcats senior and Pasco High alum.

"I go back to we took poor shots up there. We made bad decisions on the floor, and we've since corrected that, and hopefully we can carry it over here," said head coach Greg Sparling.

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