Jalyn Patterson carried the Tigers down the stretch in a 72-69 comeback win over Baylor. The LSU transfer made five 3-pointers, two in the final minute, and had six assists.
Texas Southern, a 20- to 25-point underdog according to oddsmakers, rallied from a 17-point deficit to knock off Baylor on the road. The upset made little noise nationally, but it resonated in Spokane.
Geno Crandall considers himself a positive person, which came in handy during several of the most stressful months of his young life.
The Gonzaga-Texas Southern game on Saturday will be televised on SWX locally and ROOT Sports throughout the region.
If they’re going to sync the first night of college basketball with Election Tuesday, each dribble, pass and basket is going to be a referendum.
Rui Hachimura’s first shot was a successful elbow jumper 38 seconds into the game. He spent the rest of the night attacking the rim via a variety of power moves. He probably would have joined Gonzaga’s 40-point club had Idaho State kept the score reasonably close.
Opening night always includes a few glitches, and college basketball isn’t any different. Nor is the broadcast crew immune. But the bugs were rare enough in Gonzaga’s 120-79 season-opening win over visiting Idaho State as to be immaterial.
Sam Dowd’s dream of playing on a Division I basketball team was one of the only constants in a tumultuous upbringing.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from 120-79 win over Idaho State on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane.
Follow along here for updates and analysis as the Gonzaga Bulldogs open the 2018-19 season tonight against the Idaho State Bengals. Tip is set for 6 p.m. at McCarthey Athletic Center. You can watch the game on KHQ around Spokane and on ROOT Sports regionally.
Rui Hachimura has become a familiar name on preseason watch lists, with Killian Tillie not far behind and Zach Norvell Jr. receiving several mentions, too.
A year before he became a Gonzaga basketball player, Matt Santangelo found himself in a rather uncomfortable spot: On the back of a horse. On his recruiting visit.