Stories tagged: advance
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 6:24 p.m.
Gonzaga has seen just about everything possible on the basketball court during coach Mark Few’s tenure. However, Florida State, Thursday’s challenger in the Sweet 16 at the Staples Center, qualifies …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 10:21 p.m.
Gonzaga handed Ohio State its worst loss of the season Nov. 23 at the PK80 Invitational in Portland. It’s what has happened since that will determine the outcome of Saturday’s …
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament is usually the most entertaining as underdogs take a swing at blue bloods and immediately became national darlings if they pull off an …
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 3:19 p.m.
You’ve been warned. “Great shooters, and the point guard (Frankie Ferrari) is playing great. Another game just like this,” said Gonzaga coach Mark Few, previewing Monday’s WCC Tournament semifinal date …
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 11:42 p.m.
Gonzaga has a number of ongoing streaks, but three take precedence for the immediate future.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 7:11 p.m.
Gonzaga’s regular-season checklist isn’t quite complete.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
Gonzaga’s trip to the Jenny Craig Pavilion last February resulted in a 96-38 thrashing that ranked among GU’s biggest blowouts and equaled the worst loss in San Diego’s history.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 4:52 p.m.
Games against San Diego on Thursday and BYU on Saturday also offer an opportunity to reflect on another remarkable year: The Zags are 22-5 overall, WCC champs for the 13th …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
It took Gonzaga nearly a month of work to move back into a tie for first place in the West Coast Conference. It required seven straight wins. It took four …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
How will the Zags approach defending Saint Mary’s star center Jock Landale?The answer should go a long way in deciding the outcome of the WCC game of the year Saturday …
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
If Gonzaga plans on hoisting its 17th WCC regular-season title trophy in 18 seasons, it’ll have to do the heavy lifting on the road.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 5:03 p.m.
Winning streaks are common at the McCarthey Athletic Center, compiled by a Gonzaga basketball team with one of the nation’s best home-court winning percentages since the cozy 6,000-seat arena opened …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
San Diego made strides in the win column in coach Lamont Smith’s first two seasons, but the Toreros weren’t getting it done at the defensive end. That didn’t sit well …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 5:22 p.m.
Corey Kispert was back to being Corey Kispert on Thursday, one of the most promising developments for Gonzaga in a 95-79 road victory over Portland.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk is excited about becoming the leading career scorer in Eastern Washington history. He just doesn’t want to talk about it.
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 4:48 p.m.
This admittedly isn’t a widely accepted hypothesis, but maybe getting thrashed by Gonzaga at the McCarthey Athletic Center isn’t such a bad thing for the Zags’ WCC opponents.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
Laura Stockton and the Bulldogs are looking down at the rest of the West Coast Conference.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 11:30 p.m.
Gonzaga wants to avoid being in these situations, but it has aced three bounce-back tests following losses this season.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 6:29 p.m.
No. 13 Gonzaga (16-3, 6-0 WCC) and Saint Mary’s (17-2, 6-0) will determine the pecking order, at least until their Feb. 10 meeting in Moraga, at 6 p.m. Thursday at …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
The game before the big game should be more competitive than Gonzaga’s first five WCC games. It almost has to be, considering the Zags have vanquished four of their five …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 3:57 p.m.
After a three-game skid to open Pac-12 Conference play, the Washington State Cougars head into the second week of January looking to rediscover their form and find some momentum. Perhaps …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 11:30 p.m.
Gonzaga’s schedule is routinely front-loaded. The Zags face most of their biggest challenges in the non-conference prior to the Christmas break. The Zags’ WCC slate is just the opposite.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 5:24 p.m.
Gonzaga dusted two WCC opponents last week and the easy assumption is to expect more of the same against two foes pegged for the bottom half of the conference.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 2:28 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert making strides in recovery from ankle injury heading into matchup with Santa Clara
Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert is feeling better in both body and mind. The freshman wing is a month removed from spraining his left ankle against Incarnate Word.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
The year was 1996 and Gonzaga’s top five scorers in order were Paul Rogers, Jon Kinloch, Scott Snider, Kyle Dixon and Lorenzo Rollins. The question: When was the last time …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
Gonzaga players didn’t bother hiding their enthusiasm for warmer weather on the 12th-ranked Bulldogs’ latest road trip.
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 3:24 p.m.
Count coach Mark Few among those who were surprised when Gonzaga didn’t foul intentionally on North Dakota’s last possession with the Zags nursing a three-point lead Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
They lost numerous key players from a championship team after a landmark season. Gonzaga? Yeah, we’ve addressed that pretty thoroughly. North Dakota? For sure.
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
The fortunes of college basketball teams, even top five programs, can change in a hurry. Gonzaga and more so Washington are prime examples.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 2:04 p.m.
There are showdowns and then there are bona fide circle-the-date games on the schedule. This one – No. 12 Gonzaga vs. No. 4 Villanova in the opener of the Jimmy …