MONDAY, FEB. 29, 2016
SUNDAY, FEB. 28, 2016
Sun., Feb. 28, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
No reports of Mark Few doing handstands in the locker room, his post-game celebration following last year’s NCAA win over Iowa, but the 17-year Gonzaga coach seemed genuinely ecstatic and exhausted after his team hung on for a 71-68 victory over BYU on Saturday night....
Sun., Feb. 28, 2016, 7:43 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sometimes a win just that, a win. Sometimes it is something more. A lot more. Such was the case last night in Provo for the Gonzaga men. Read on.
SATURDAY, FEB. 27, 2016
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 9:18 p.m.
Gonzaga didn't exactly sprint over the finish line but it got there first, holding off BYU 71-68 in front of a loud, packed house of nearly 19,000 Saturday inside the Marriott Center. GU (23-7, 15-3) earned at least a share of the WCC title --...
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 9:49 a.m.
Gonzaga takes on BYU tonight in the Marriott Center with a lot on the line for both teams. The Zags can finish first or second in the WCC standings and anywhere from first to third in seeding for the WCC tournament. BYU can finish first,...
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 6:55 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • For much of this week, the weather was fairly perfect for late February. Warm (for this time of year) and the sun shining. So we wake up on Saturday morning and what do we have? Rain. Which is great excuse just to stay in and watch sports on TV. And, that my friends, is how you make orange juice out of expired oranges. Read on.
FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2016
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 8:48 a.m.
You know the drill. Several items to look back on from Gonzaga's 82-60 win over the Toreros and a lot to look forward to with Saturday's showdown against BYU. Check back later today for my GU-BYU preview. Here's my GU-USD game story. More below in...
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 8:39 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • For 17 consecutive years, the Gonzaga Bulldogs have participated in the NCAA basketball tournament. There may only be one opportunity for them to make it 18, no matter what happens Saturday. Read on.
THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2016
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 10:30 p.m.
Back with my unedited game story from Gonzaga's 82-60 win over San Diego. The Zags stayed tied with Saint Mary's at the top of the WCC. The conference title will be determined on the last day of the regular season when GU visits BYU and...
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 7:34 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Fourteen consecutive defeats isn’t the type of statistic one brags about. But it’s the one Washington State’s basketball team is burdened with. Read on.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 2016
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 10:44 p.m.
Charles Callison and Que Johnson after Oregon.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 8:21 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Steve Winwood was just a teenager when he belted out the words to “Dear Mr. Fantasy” oh so many years ago. But even though Winwood is old enough to collect Social Security these days, some of the words still ring true. Read on.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 8:07 a.m.
Trevor Kennedy, a receiver and kick returner throughout his career, seems to have found a home at running back with the Spokane Empire. More on Kennedy and the team's season opening victory over Tri-Cities in my Empire notebook.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 7:42 a.m.
There have been two constants with Gonzaga basketball: One, the Zags make the NCAA tournament, to the tune of 17 straight trips. Two, about every 4-5 years, that streak has endured a close call. So a history lesson seems in order with the current Zags...
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