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Analysis: Gonzaga absorbs Texas A&M’s early shots, pulls away for comfortable win

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 12:04 a.m.

Gonzaga was expecting a stout challenge from Texas A&M, nicely timed before the loaded eight-team Maui Invitational begins a three-day run Monday. The short-handed Aggies complied, for most of the first half. The third-ranked Zags created some separation late in the first half and controlled the second for a 94-71 victory in front of a packed house of 6,000 Thursday night at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

Gonzaga earns high marks again for student-athletes’ graduation rates

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 10:33 p.m.

Gonzaga shares second place nationally with its student-athletes graduating at a 99 percent rate, according the latest NCAA figures. Harvard achieved 100 percent Graduation Success Rate (GSR). The Zags shared second with Columbia, Dartmouth, Evansville, Loyola-Chicago and Yale.

Texas big man Drew Timme commits to Gonzaga

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 5:36 p.m.

Gonzaga bolstered its 2019 recruiting class with a standout forward from Texas. Drew Timme announced his commitment Wednesday morning to the Zags at J.J. Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas.