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  • Coming up: Gonzaga Bulldogs

    COMING UP: Tonight at Portland, 7 (KHQ); Saturday at Butler, 6 (ESPN) OUTLOOK: The Pilots snapped a three-game losing skid with a 68-64 road win against Loyola Marymount. The Pilots …


  • Coming up: Washington State Cougars

    COMING UP: Saturday vs. Colorado, 7 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks) OUTLOOK: WSU’s win over Utah on Wednesday featured something the Cougars have desperately needed: success shooting the ball from 3-point range. …


  • 7-foot Zag has transformed into WCC player of year candidate

    For months the popular question for coach Mark Few was, “Is this the best team you’ve had at Gonzaga?” The last several weeks that question has been replaced by another: …


  • USC fires men’s basketball coach O’Neill

    LOS ANGELES – Kevin O’Neill took over a troubled Southern California men’s basketball team, getting the Trojans back to the NCAA tournament after NCAA issues kept them out in his …


  • Heat rally falls short as Jazz hold on late

    NBA: Al Jefferson scored 23 points, Gordon Hayward added 22 – including a jumper with 40 seconds remaining – and the Utah Jazz held on to beat the Miami Heat …


  • Woods’ dunk helps Ducks top Sun Devils

    EUGENE – Tony Woods scored 14 points for Oregon, including the go-ahead dunk in the final minutes, as the Ducks held on to defeat Arizona State 68-65 in a Pac-12 …


  • Best bet on the Tube

    Back on ESPN’s Big Monday Big 12 basketball coverage is analyst Fran Fraschilla after a three-year exile. He replaces Bob Knight who has been assigned to the Southeastern Conference. Fraschilla …


  • Ohio State hands Michigan first loss

    Men’s basketball: A ball that rattled around the rim and bounced out separated Michigan from its first No. 1 ranking in more than 20 years. Point guard Trey Burke’s stepback …


  • EWU misses critical shots in loss to Sacramento State

    Every defeat has a simple explanation. And then there is the more complex one. For Eastern Washington University, finding the simple one Saturday night was, well, simple.


  • Fun-loving former Zag getting serious minutes for Lakers

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – The Lakers concluded a morning shootaround recently at their spacious practice facility here in preparation for the pro basketball battle of Los Angeles against the Clippers …


  • Cal hands WSU third straight loss

    BERKELEY, Calif. – Tired of their newfound reputation as a soft, passion-starved outfit, the California men’s basketball team held a players-only, “Come-to-Jesus” meeting following a bad loss to Washington on …


  • Lot riding on Michigan-Ohio State grudge match

    There are very few rivalries as intense as the annual football grudge match between Michigan and Ohio State. Although its basketball counterpart doesn’t have as much vitriol and hype, it’s …


  • Kentucky, UNC, UCLA still sorting things out

    Kentucky, North Carolina and UCLA are all unranked together for the first time in more than two decades. The tradition-rich men’s basketball programs with 24 NCAA championships between them are …


  • Make-and-break year

    Jack Taylor, who set the NCAA scoring record with 138 points in a game in November, is out for the season after breaking his wrist. Grinnell College spokesman Ted Schultz …


  • Blanchette: ‘New’ Zag an amazing revelation

    Recruit- ing’s impact on college basketball can never be understated. Even plugging in just one player can make an incredible difference. Like the new 7-footer Gonzaga has this year.


  • WAC newcomer Denver downs Idaho

    MOSCOW, Idaho – A pair of preseason All-WAC first-teamers were on display in the Cowan Spectrum Thursday night but the matchup was overshadowed by late drama, which turned Denver’s way …


  • Midterm: Some of basketball’s best freshmen

    The winter break is wrapping up, conference play is under way and youth is being served on college basketball teams across the country. With most of the preliminaries out of …


  • GU has unfinished business with Saint Mary’s

    Gonzaga has a glossy record, lofty ranking and considerable buzz nationally, but Saint Mary’s has something that the Bulldogs want back. “We’re not the champions, they’re the champions,” said junior …


  • Cougars go cold, fall to Stanford

    STANFORD, Calif. – There were no last-minute heroics by the opponent this time, no “if only” scenarios for Washington State to replay as it boarded a charter flight back to …


  • Ducks hold off Beavers

    Damyean Dotson scored 21 points and Oregon used a 9-0 second-half run to hold off rival Oregon State 79-66 in Corvallis, Ore., on Sunday night in the Pac-12 Conference opener …


  • Manning wins battle between mentor, pupil

    DALLAS – Pat Swilling Jr. hit a 3-pointer with 3.8 seconds left to give Danny Manning and Tulsa a 48-47 victory over Larry Brown and SMU in just the second …


  • Whitworth tops Pioneers, remain perfect in NWC

    Colton McCargar scored 18 points and Dustin McConnell added 14 points and 10 rebounds as Whitworth kept its perfect Northwest Conference record intact with a 78-66 men’s basketball win over …


  • Blanchette: Nobody had great night at Beasley

    PULLMAN – So that last 3-pointer: Did it get off in a time or not? Oh, sorry. That’s a call the officials didn’t have a chance to get wrong here …


  • Cougars disappointed in Pac-12 opener against Huskies

    PULLMAN – Brock Motum sat with his head down, his 6-foot-10 frame enveloping a small set of stairs inside Beasley Coliseum’s drab concourse, before taking questions by himself in the …


  • Gonzaga completes grueling road trip with hard-fought victory

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Seven days, more than 3,500 air miles, four different hotels, three opponents with a combined record of 30-9. And three large wins.


  • Gonzaga opens WCC play at Pepperdine

    MALIBU, Calif. – Head coach Mark Few is pleased with Gonzaga’s performance through 14 nonconference games, but he wouldn’t be a coach if he didn’t have some concerns. The 10th-ranked …


  • Oklahoma State ‘gigantic’ challenge for Zags

    STILLWATER, Okla. – Gonzaga sophomore guard Gary Bell Jr. had just finished describing the challenge of defending Baylor standout Pierre Jackson when he was reminded of his next assignment. “You …


  • Gaels’ Dellavedova sets career 3-pointer record

    Matthew Dellavedova set the school record for career 3-pointers and scored 24 points to lead Saint Mary’s to a 78-62 win over Yale on Sunday in Moraga, Calif. Dellavedova, who …


  • Uconn, Ollie agree to five-year extension

    Connecticut has given men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie a new contract that runs through the end of the 2017-18 season. The deal, signed Saturday, is worth just under $7 million …


  • Nunez leaves Louisville for Gonzaga

    Angel Nunez liked everything about the Gonzaga men’s basketball program, on and off the court. Nunez committed to the Bulldogs following Friday’s 94-87 win over Baylor. The 6-foot-8, 200-pound guard/forward …

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