Stories tagged: college basketball
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
Area roundup: Idaho loses in Big Sky Conference volleyball tournament semifinal
Jordan Vail and Faith Dooley finished with 14 kills and four blocks apiece Friday and second-seeded North Dakota (29-17) rallied for a 23-25, 25-17, 25-16, 25-22 win over Idaho in …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 11:39 p.m.
Virginia Tech beats Washington 103-79 in 2K Classic
Justin Bibbs scored 30 points to lead Virginia Tech to a 103-79 victory over Washington in the consolation game of the 2K Classic. Bibbs was 10 of 15 from the …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
Utah State guard Koby McEwen presents challenging matchup
Utah State’s Koby McEwen, who left Wednesday’s game with an ankle injury but is expected to play, brings strong credentials from last season (14.9 points, 5.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists).
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 6:06 p.m.
Gonzaga expects tougher test from Utah State
Utah State brings something that Gonzaga’s two previous opponents have yet to accomplish this young college basketball season. The Aggies (2-1) have a pair of wins while Texas Southern and …
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Whitworth’s Chloe Quinnett sticks to the family business
Chloe Quinnett isn’t broken – yet. After all, she can still add up all of her basketball injuries on both of her hands.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 9:26 p.m.
Top 25 Capsules: Trier scores 28, No. 3 Arizona rolls past Cal St-Bakersfield
Allonzo Trier made eight of nine shots, including all three 3-point attempts, for 28 points and No. 3 Arizona coasted to its third straight victory, 91-59 over Cal State-Bakersfield on …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
Will Richardson, as expected, picks Ducks over Gonzaga, Georgia
Standout point guard Will Richardson on Thursday committed to Oregon, a decision that was expected by most recruiting analysts. Richardson, who is from Hinesville, Georgia, had narrowed his finalists to …
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 1:56 p.m.
Donald Trump urges 3 UCLA players to thank China leader for release
President Donald Trump is urging three suspended UCLA basketball players to thank Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) for their freedom after they shoplifted in China. Trump also noted in …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Gonzaga donning special Nike uniforms at PK80
The PK80 tournament next week in Portland honors Nike co-founder Phil Knight’s 80th birthday and Gonzaga and the 15 other participating teams will be outfitted accordingly.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 11:56 p.m.
Top 25 capsules: Luke Maye, No. 9 North Carolina hold on to beat Bucknell, 93-81
Luke Maye scored 20 points and No. 9 North Carolina held on to give coach Roy Williams his 400th victory at the school, a 93-81 win over Bucknell on Wednesday …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
3 UCLA basketball players suspended after theft in China
Three UCLA basketball players detained for shoplifting at three high-end stores in China publicly apologized Wednesday before coach Steve Alford announced they were being suspended indefinitely.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington coach Jim Hayford still keeping tabs on Eagles, Shantay Legans
Jim Hayford is busy building a foundation for the Seattle U program he inherited in March, but that hasn’t come at the cost of keeping tabs on the Eastern Washington …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
Roundup: Cougars hold off Dons for first win of season
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
Carter Skaggs pours in 26 points – on seven 3s – to lead Washington State past Seattle U
Skaggs got toasty in the second half of the nonleague game and paced the Cougars in a 75-59 win over Seattle U at Beasley Coliseum.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Milwaukee company to release Gonzaga bobblehead commemorating Final Four trip
A Milwaukee company is releasing a new bobblehead to commemorate the Gonzaga Bulldogs’ inaugural trip to the Final Four last season.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 4:18 p.m.
Gonzaga zones in on offensive end with PK80 Invitational on horizon
Gonzaga will probably run into zone defenses at the PK80 Invitational next week in Portland.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 8:24 p.m.
Jordan Lester, Ben College carry Whitworth to season-opening win
Jordan Lester scored 26 points in his Whitworth basketball debut and Ben College added 18 points for the Pirates, who earned their fifth straight season-opening victory.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017
Women’s Top 25 capsules: Ariel Atkins and No. 2 Texas pound McNeese State, 100-34
Ariel Atkins scored 23 points and No. 2 Texas made eight 3-pointers in the first half in a 100-34 victory over McNeese State on Wednesday in Austin, Texas.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 11:35 p.m.
Men’s Top 25 capsules: Top-ranked Duke beats No. 2 Michigan State
Grayson Allen – Duke’s lone senior – scored a career-high 37 points, freshman Trevon Duval had 17 points and 10 assists, and the top-ranked Blue Devils beat No. 2 Michigan …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
John Blanchette: Youth movement getting plenty of time in the spotlight for Gonzaga
Ask the 5,000-odd people who made up the crowd they marked down again as 6,000 at McCarthey Athletic Center on Tuesday night what happened after Rui Hachimura’s latest Ruination of …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
Gonzaga exploits size, strength advantage inside to roll past Howard
It was a mismatch at nearly every position on the floor, but probably the most glaring in the paint.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
TV Take: Institutional memory provides plenty of time-filler in Gonzaga’s thumping of Howard
Change is inevitable in the world of college basketball. But continuity is welcome as well.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Gonzaga-Howard: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 106-69 win
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s win over Howard at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane on Tuesday, Nov. 14, …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 8:27 p.m.
Grayson Allen leads No. 1 Duke past No. 2 Michigan State 88-81
Grayson Allen scored a career-high 37 points, freshman Trevon Duval had 17 points and 10 assists, and No. 1 Duke beat No. 2 Michigan State 88-81 in the Champions Classic.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 7:47 p.m.
Gonzaga puts charge into crowd with five first-half dunks
The Gonzaga Bulldogs aren’t just looking for an easy win over Howard, they’re putting on a show.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 7:25 p.m.
Three UCLA players face punishment at home after China incident
Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting won’t be punished by the Pac-12 Conference, although UCLA is considering potential discipline as a result of the international …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams hits 1,000-point milestone
It was a move Johnathan Williams has done dozens of times in his Gonzaga career. The senior forward drove into the lane and finished with his left hand, reaching a …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams closes in on 1,000 career points
A few of Gonzaga’s more seasoned players are already putting up some impressive numbers on the stat sheet this season.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Zach Norvell Jr. scores a game-high 18 points to lead No. 17 Gonzaga to 106-69 rout of Howard
Updates from Gonzaga’s college basketball game against Howard on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2017.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Howard in the middle of seven-game, cross-country road stretch to open season
The Zags are catching Howard near the beginning of its long road trip that is taking them to both ends of the country.