Stories tagged: advance
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 11:25 p.m.
Win big, as the Zags have done in most WCC contests and skeptics rail about the shortcomings of the conference. Win close, and the Zags gets an earful for allowing …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 8:37 p.m.
Gonzaga is flirting with history, both national and West Coast Conference, which can’t sit well with conference mates on the receiving end of blowout losses.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 5:58 p.m.
The Zags’ 11-1 conference record has been built with strength down low and quick hands on the perimeter.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
Gonzaga has motored through the first nine games of its WCC schedule, compiling a historic winning margin along the way.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 6:26 p.m.
It was the only game in doubt in the closing minutes during Gonzaga’s 12-game winning streak.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 7:15 p.m.
Gonzaga put together one of its most complete efforts of the season in a 93-63 beatdown of BYU on Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 7:04 p.m.
The Zags have won four straight over BYU in front of packed houses of nearly 19,000 inside the spacious Marriott Center, where visitors have walked away on the losing end …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
The fourth-ranked Zags have won 26 straight WCC road games, the longest active streak in the country, entering Saturday’s rematch against Santa Clara at the Leavey Center.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
Four games into the WCC season it’s apparent opponents are going deeper into the playbook when facing fifth-ranked Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
Gonzaga’s next WCC assignment is against an opponent with a quality point guard, a much-improved big man and a nationally ranked defense.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 5:48 p.m.
San Francisco (14-2, 2-0) has emerged as Gonzaga’s primary challenger through the season’s first two months. The Dons have an opportunity to show they’re more than just a contender while …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
At first sight, this would be the perfect time for the Gonzaga women to look past their next opponent.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:44 p.m.
Gonzaga’s last non-BYU/SMC setback was to San Diego, 69-66, on Feb. 22, 2014, at the Jenny Craig Pavilion. The Zags, including the WCC Tournament, have gone 84-6 since losing to …
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 5 a.m.
Former Eastern Washington, Dallas safety Matt Johnson hopes Eagles, Cowboys make Saturday a day to remember
The stars in Texas, big and bright as they say, aligned somewhat perfectly this weekend for one former Eastern Washington football player.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
Eastern Washington wasn’t expected to win a Big Sky Conference title – let alone reach the FCS national championship game – when its most recognizable figure, All-American quarterback Gage Gubrud, …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 8:53 p.m.
Back on Nov. 14, the Gonzaga-Santa Clara game looked like a yawner on the schedule.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
Gonzaga’s last three games, all at home, all against overmatched competition, have produced wins by an average of 46.7 points. Any reason to expect something different when CSU Bakersfield visits …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Most of them don’t share the same zeal for history as their head coach, but Washington State football players still know enough about what has and hasn’t been accomplished by …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
North Alabama is in the first year of a four-year transition to Division I. The Lions were a Division II power before joining the Atlantic Sun Conference in all sports …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 6:41 p.m.
Denver versus Gonzaga on Friday at the McCarthey Athletic Center is something of a homecoming game for Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 3:22 p.m.
After a demanding stretch of prime matchups, long road trips and finals week, Gonzaga could probably use a break.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 7:22 p.m.
When Richard Sherman downplayed Seattle’s success by describing the Seahawks as a “middle of the road” team a few weeks ago, his former teammates took offense. Heading into today’s rematch …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 7:06 p.m.
They are separated by eight spots in the AP rankings and not much more than that in terms of their offensive and defensive disposition.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
Gonzaga had its best shooting performance of the season, going 26 of 48 from the field to take down No. 7 Stanford last week
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
Tennessee is a combination of Illinois’ defensive tenacity (with better personnel) and Washington’s experience, but the seventh-ranked Volunteers are far more proven and bring a physical, hard-nosed style.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 6:51 p.m.
Gonzaga has posted lopsided wins in the last three matchups, the latter two as part of the four-game set that expires after next year’s clash in Seattle. The other meeting …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 10:39 p.m.
Gonzaga coach Mark Few appreciates good offense. For the better part of two decades, the Zags have been known for skilled, high-scoring teams. Few’s speaking engagements at various camps and …
Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
The debate began shortly after Gonzaga outlasted Duke and picked up steam a couple days later when Kansas rallied past Tennessee in overtime. It simmered over the weekend. Two strong …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 9:41 p.m.
‘It’s kind of more of the same.’ Washington State won’t catch any breaks in 111th Apple Cup, facing traditionally strong Washington team
It’s not what a Washington State fan wants to hear, especially considering how the last four of these have gone, but Mike Leach is as honest as they come and …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Ben Burr-Kirven an unassuming leader for No. 16 Washington ahead of Apple Cup clash with Washington State
Linebacker Ben Burr-Kirven might be the most unassuming of all the impact players on the standout defense for No. 16 Washington. He doesn’t seek attention and he doesn’t celebrate every …