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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.

Hotel labor dispute could impact Gonzaga’s, fans’ Maui trip

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 8:24 p.m.

The Maui Invitational annually serves up stunning scenery, warm ocean breezes and the best holiday tournament college basketball has to offer. That won’t change next week with a loaded field that includes No. 1 Duke, No. 3 Gonzaga and No. 9 Auburn, but several teams, including GU, and their fans might experience some disruptions at the island paradise due to a hotel workers strike.

John Blanchette: Santa Clara answers Mark Few’s call to arms

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 11:13 a.m.

It’s Santa Clara’s answer to comments Gonzaga’s longtime basketball coach made to Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist Ed Graney at last month’s West Coast Conference media day at Orleans Arena – a continuation of a Few theme that’s been logged in the Spokesman for, well, years.

Gonzaga stays at No. 3 in AP poll, Duke climbs into top spot

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 7:06 p.m.

The top 11 ranked teams – other than No. 3 Gonzaga – reshuffled in the first regular-season AP men’s basketball poll. The Zags (2-0) remained at No. 3, same as their preseason position. Duke’s convincing 118-84 romp over former No. 2 Kentucky vaulted the Blue Devils from fourth to the top spot and prompted movement elsewhere in the top 11.