Stories tagged: college basketball
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
Whenever Pac-12 football needs to feel good about itself, all it has to do is look across the hall at Pac-12 basketball.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
Defending NWAC champion North Idaho men loaded with Division-I recruits, CCS looks to keep pressure on opponents
When the North Idaho College men’s basketball team dropped down from the scholarship-heavy NJCAA to the NWAC two years ago, many wondered if it could still bring in the Division …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
New Whitworth women’s coach inherits plenty of veteran talent; North Idaho, CCS confident heading into NWAC campaign
Whitworth returns three starters and its entire bench from last year’s 10-15 squad, including sophomore guard Camy Aguinaldo, the NWC’s Freshman of the Year.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
Gonzaga’s fan base gets its first look Thursday in an exhibition game against Central Washington at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 7:58 p.m.
Gonzaga will be without one of its key players for roughly the first two months of the season. Junior forward Killian Tillie, recently named to the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award preseason …
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 8:09 p.m.
Gonzaga wasn’t at full strength in Saturday’s closed scrimmage against Michigan State. Junior forward Killian Tillie sat out with an injury. The nature of Tillie’s injury wasn’t known. The Zags …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
Gonzaga got the better of Michigan State in Saturday’s closed scrimmage in Minneapolis.
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
On Wednesday – nearly 13 months to the day after the Justice Department announced the arrests of 10 men, including four assistant coaches, as part of an ongoing investigation of …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
Gonzaga will open the men’s basketball season with the program’s highest ranking in the preseason USA Today poll. The coaches put the Zags at No. 4, eclipsing the 2006 team’s …
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 10:23 a.m.
The lawyer for former Louisville coach Rick Pitino says the convictions in a federal trial alleging corruption in college basketball supports his client’s assertion that he was unaware of a …
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 8 a.m.
Guilty verdicts on fraud charges against three men should have an impact on future college corruption trials, possibly NCAA enforcement. The federal trial set a precedent that paying recruits defrauds …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 3:48 p.m.
Three insiders from the world of college basketball recruiting have been convicted in a corruption case that prosecutors said exposed the sport’s underbelly. A jury reached the verdict on Wednesday …
Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
Creighton basketball player Martin Krampelj is coming back this season from a third torn anterior cruciate ligament. He tore the ACL in his left knee for the second time when …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 6:02 p.m.
Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa, whose name has surfaced as part of the FBI investigation into corruption in college basketball, will be withheld from games pending a review of his …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura just misses making the preseason AP All-America team.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
Purdue’s Carsen Edwards and North Carolina’s Luke Maye top The Associated Press preseason All-America team. They are joined by Duke freshman R.J. Barrett, Kansas big man Dedric Lawson, Nevada’s Caleb …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
The games haven’t even started yet, but Gonzaga has gone where no Gonzaga team has gone before. The Zags checked in at No. 3 in the AP men’s basketball poll, …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 3:11 p.m.
Former Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Johnathan Williams is back with the Los Angeles Lakers organization. The Lakers announced Friday they’ve signed Williams to a two-way contract and waived forward Travis Wear …
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 10:57 a.m.
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie is among 21 players on the watch list for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award, presented annually to college basketball’s top center.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 7:04 p.m.
Gonzaga’s rare, one-year absence as the WCC preseason favorite officially came to an end Thursday, to the surprise of absolutely nobody.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
A lawyer for a longtime Adidas employee urged jurors to use common sense to conclude that college basketball coaches knew money was being paid to families to steer top players …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 3:16 p.m.
Lawyers at a trial exploring corruption in big-time college basketball have clashed over the question of whether major programs were harmed by secret cash payments to top recruits. A prosecutor …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
There’s a lot to like about this year’s Gonzaga women’s basketball team. The Zags are deep, experienced and savvy.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
For the third day in a row, Gonzaga has a player on a watch list for a national award. Junior forward Rui Hachimura is the latest, joining 19 others on …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 2:31 p.m.
A New York City jury is done hearing testimony at a federal trial about secret payments in college basketball. Prosecutors have accused a former Adidas executive and two other defendants …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 5:32 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr. is one of 20 players on the watch list for the Jerry West Award.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
Gonzaga senior Josh Perkins on Monday was named to the watch list for the Bob Cousy Award, presented annually to the top point guard in college basketball. Perkins is one …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 4:38 p.m.
Geno Crandall has completed his degree requirements as well as his first Gonzaga practice, according to school sources.
Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 1:18 p.m.
Johnathan Williams made a spirited bid in the preseason to make the Los Angeles Lakers’ roster, but the former Gonzaga Bulldog was released Saturday.
Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 5 a.m.
Joel Ayayi isn’t picky about the pronunciation of his name. Good thing, because nearly everybody messes up not only his surname but his first name.