Stories tagged: 2017 NCAA Tournament
UPDATED: Sun., April 9, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Watching Gonzaga in the championship game in the NCAA Tournament last week is something Laura Stockton won’t forget.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 8:56 p.m.
So where do the Gonzaga Bulldogs go from here?
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:50 p.m.
Gonzaga’s heartbreaking loss to North Carolina in the NCAA basketball championship had many wondering why GU’s promising season had such a bitter ending.
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:36 p.m.
One year after North Carolina’s championship hopes were dashed by another team’s one shining moment, Kennedy Meeks made sure it did not happen again.
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:58 p.m.
So the confetti that fell will end up in a landfill and not on some Gonzaga entrepreneur’s eBay page. So Nigel Williams-Goss’ No. 5 won’t adorn the clocktower for the …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
North Carolina, the new national champions, found ways to win that went beyond their perceived strengths on the court.
Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:19 p.m.
Gonzaga won some statistical battles with the Tar Heels, including at the free-throw line, but the Bulldogs surely wish they had made a few more.
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:42 p.m.
Jordan Mathews was one of three Gonzaga seniors – joining center Przemek Karnowski and reserve guard Rem Bakamus – who stepped out on the court in a Zags uniform on …
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:35 p.m.
Redshirt junior guard Nigel Williams-Goss and freshman center Zach Collins, along with North Carolina’s Kennedy Meeks, Justin Jackson and Joel Berry II, were named to the NCAA men’s basketball championship …
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:37 p.m.
There’s only one other team in America right now that has an idea how Gonzaga feels after losing the championship game, and it’s the one that cut down the nets …
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:51 p.m.
Gonzaga fans will have to wait to hear whether Zach Collins will be a one-and-done or return for his sophomore season.
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:13 p.m.
Przemek Karnowski was motionless during the postgame press conference after the national championship game. He rested his left fist on his cheek and stared blankly at the name tag in …
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:47 p.m.
Josh Perkins was Gonzaga’s X-factor in the first half, scoring 13 points on 3 of 5 shooting and knocking down 3 of 4 shots from 3-point range. The second half …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Nothing made much sense in the second half. Foul calls stopped the game’s flow in its tracks and left key players on both teams in foul trouble. Perimeter shooting – …
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 71-65 loss to North Carolina on Saturday, April 3, 2017 at University of Phoenix …
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
What could have been. Gonzaga University could have been national champions, if only for, well, for a lot of things.
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:53 p.m.
Nigel Williams-Goss came to the interview room with red eyes. He made it through one question before choking up. Gonzaga and Williams-Goss aren’t used to losing, and coming up short …
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Zags or no Zags, Amber Westlin and Josh Burch were going to the Final Four.The North Seattle residents booked their tickets to the Final Four right as they went on …
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 8:46 p.m.
FINAL - North Carolina wins, 71-65…
Sun., April 2, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
This is what makes this year’s Gonzaga tale – you know, the ultimate connection between a community and its hometown team – one that makes you feel warm all over. …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – All season Gonzaga has heard the criticism. The Bulldogs read countless posts over social media that said Gonzaga was overrated and would never be good enough to …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 8:32 p.m.
Gonzaga president Thayne McCulloh stood in the student section at the end of the basketball court on Saturday.
Sun., April 2, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
More than 700 college basketball players transferred last season, emblematic of the impermanence riddling the sport. The trend, powered by less restrictive rules for graduates and a generational shift in …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
There is something almost Rat Pack-y about them, only they’re in shorts and sports shirts instead of tuxes and unknotted bow ties.
Sun., April 2, 2017, 8:02 p.m.
Amidst a starry night sky and rows of trees, members of the Gonzaga men’s basketball team lined in a row and stretched out on their backs on a dock alongside …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 7:44 p.m.
Josh Perkins dreamed of wearing a North Carolina uniform as a kid. Mark Few admits he installed Tar Heels coach Roy Williams’ fast break scheme for his first seven seasons …
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 9:13 p.m.
“Dadgum” Roy Williams has become famous for his mountain-country accent, but he’s hardly the only person on the North Carolina bench with a drawl.
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 9:01 p.m.
College basketball coaches have become prominent, polarizing figures and it can be hard to remember that they are also human. So, here is a reminder.
Sun., April 2, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
There is an idea many people are having about this year’s national championship game that, because Villanova’s Kris Jenkins hit a buzzer-beater to beat North Carolina in last year’s title …
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Jordan Mathews might have a trick for guards to avoid Gonzaga’s 7-foot-1, 300-pound behemoth center Przemek Karnowski.