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Wednesday, April 24, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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No Place Like Home: McCarthey turns 10

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the opening of the Zags home court, The McCarthey Athletic Center. Read the stories below, or browse the full section in PDF format.


January 27, 2011 — Saint Mary’s 73, Gonzaga 71

The last of the “Gaels collection” on this list, Mickey McConnell makes a nervy 15-foot leaner over 7-foot Robert Sacre for the game-winner, the last of his 27 points, and the Zags have to share the WCC regular season title for the first time since 2002.

February 10, 2007 — Gonzaga 60, Saint Mary’s 49

Josh Heytvelt’s suspension rocks Spokane and threatens another WCC title run, but the Zags swarm Omar Samhan and Diamon Simpson inside and rally behind Matt Bouldin, Jeremy Pargo and Derek Raivio to extend their home court winning streak to 50.