Stories tagged: college basketball
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 9:57 p.m.
The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 65 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll this season. Every week throughout the 2018-19 campaign, he’ll break …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 6:49 p.m.
Conference play is taking a toll on several of college basketball’s top teams.Nevada dropped from the ranks of the unbeatens – only three remain – and Kansas lost for the …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 6:45 p.m.
Gonzaga filled up the stat sheet in Saturday’s 91-48 win over Santa Clara. If there was a feel-good column in the box score, the Zags would have stuffed it, too. …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 10:31 p.m.
David Crisp scored a season-high 23 points and Jaylen Nowell added 20 as Washington defeated Washington State 85-67.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 10:14 p.m.
Geno Crandall forced a Santa Clara turnover, Killian Tillie scooped up the loose ball and drove the length of the court for a layup with a defender in pursuit.
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 8:36 p.m.
Freshman Zion Williamson had 25 points, 10 rebounds and a spectacular 360-degree dunk, and No. 1 Duke beat Clemson 87-68 on Saturday night in its Atlantic Coast Conference opener.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 9:20 p.m.
Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 91-48 victory over Santa Clara at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 9:26 p.m.
If you could pull yourself away from the Seattle Seahawks’ playoff game with the Dallas Cowboys, and the Northwest’s favorite – or something – NFL announcing crew, Joe Buck and …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
Nate Pryor scored 24 points, Emmitt Taylor added 23 points and North Idaho routed Treasure Valley 123-77 Saturday in Coeur d’Alene.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 7:54 p.m.
Jordan Davis had 29 points, and Kai Edwards scored on a putback with 16 seconds left in overtime as Northern Colorado held off Idaho 83-79 on Saturday night to remain …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 9:44 p.m.
Seven college basketball players with area connections accumulated 11 player of the week awards last week, three of them also gaining national acclaim besides conference honors, for their performances the …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Rui Hachimura leads No. 7 Gonzaga to rout of Santa Clara as Killian Tillie, Geno Crandall return to action
Rui Hachimura scored 25 points and Killian Tillie made his season debut as seventh-ranked Gonzaga routed Santa Clara 91-48 on Saturday at the McCarthey Athletic Center in the Bulldogs’ West …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 11 p.m.
Ben College poured in 30 points on 9-of-14 shooting, and Whitworth cruised to an 89-77 win Friday over Lewis & Clark in Portland.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 9 p.m.
Gonzaga expects to have its entire roster available for the first time this season when it faces Santa Clara on Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 9:01 p.m.
The emergence of sophomore guard Tahj Eaddy and freshman guards/wings Trey Wertz and Keshawn Justice has helped Santa Clara turn its season around.
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: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 8:29 p.m.
About 15 months ago, on yet another late night on the road – New Orleans this time – Jay Hillock pushed through the glass door of another 7-Eleven manned by …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
With three consecutive losses, Washington State’s basketball team might be limping into Pac-12 Conference play this week, but at least it’s only a figurative term for the now healthy Cougars …
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 11:05 p.m.
The victory is Idaho’s first in the Big Sky Conference against two losses and gives the Vandals a 4-10 overall mark. It also stopped a six-game losing streak.
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 8:53 p.m.
Iggy Brazdeikis had 16 points and 11 rebounds and No. 2 Michigan returned to Big Ten play with a 68-55 victory over Penn State on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 9:33 p.m.
By virtually every metric, from rudimentary win-loss records to the NCAA’s newfangled NET rankings, the WCC is experiencing a major upswing.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 4:06 p.m.
Gonzaga student-athletes posted a fall semester cumulative grade-point average of 3.35, and they managed to set a few records along the way.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 5:34 p.m.
Those wanting a good West Coast hoops fix the past two months have turned to Gonzaga and Nevada. The Zags won the Maui Invitational. Nevada ran the table in nonconference …
Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 10:46 p.m.
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Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 10 p.m.
Alphonso Anderson had 28 points with 12 rebounds and visiting North Idaho cruised past Big Bend 101-65 on Wednesday in a conference game.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 9:25 p.m.
Former University of Southern California assistant basketball coach Tony Bland has pleaded guilty in a criminal case in which prosecutors said bribes were paid to steer top athletes to certain …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 7:39 p.m.
There was no Geno Crandall yet, but there was a lot of Jeremy Jones and Rui Hachimura in Gonzaga’s 89-54 blowout of CSU Bakersfield on Monday night. Those three Zags …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
Chance Moore, a 6-foot-6 wing who played sparingly in his freshman season at Wichita State, announced Monday he’d be transferring to WSU, one day after an official visit to the …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
Rui Hachimura needed only to look into the crowd to find extra motivation Monday. The junior forward’s mom, sister and mom’s friend traveled from Japan to watch Hachimura’s last two …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
Oh, the Bulldogs might well win the West Coast Conference four or five games clear of the field, and could even run the table. When an opponent has their full …