Stories tagged: college basketball
Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
Huskies rout Colorado, honor Isaiah Thomas with jersey retirement
Matisse Thybulle scored 24 of his career-high 26 points in the second half and Noah Dickerson added 14 as Washington snapped a three-game losing skid by pulling away for an …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 8:22 p.m.
Gonzaga-Pepperdine: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 81-67 victory
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 81-67 win over Pepperdine on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
TV Take: Gonzaga outlasts opportunistic Pepperdine squad, avoids another Senior Night letdown
During halftime of Gonzaga’s 81-67 win over Pepperdine on Saturday night, Richard Fox used a word that seemed apropos when describing the way the Waves were playing. It was “opportunistic.”
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 8:13 p.m.
Area roundup: Hot-shooting Community Colleges of Spokane men storm past North Idaho
Ryan Alexander hit seven 3-pointers on the way to 23 points and Community Colleges of Spokane shot 33 for 37 from the free-throw line Saturday to dispatch North Idaho 107-87 …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 5:31 p.m.
Gonzaga women complete perfect WCC road record with win at Pepperdine
The Gonzaga Bulldogs secured a perfect West Coast Conference road record with a 67-48 win at Pepperdine on Saturday, their 11th-straight win on the road.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
Johnathan Williams has big showing on Senior Night to lead No. 9 Gonzaga to a 81-67 win against Pepperdine
Johnathan Williams scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as No. 9 Gonzaga overcame a pesky Pepperdine squad for an 81-67 victory on Saturday at the McCarthey Athletic Center in …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 11:40 p.m.
Top 25 men: St. Bonaventure upsets No. 16 Rhode Island
Standing alone with the ball under the basket, St. Bonaventure forward LaDarien Griffin had only one thought come to mind.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 11:11 p.m.
Whitworth gets to relax, defeats Linfield 86-75
After Whitworth’s roller coaster of a week last week, the Pirates were aching for a breather. Whitworth started last week with a tough one-point loss to No. 1 Whitman then …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
John Blanchette: Silas Melson has been key part of Gonzaga’s winning culture since first day on campus
Silas Melson is an old soul. So says his mother, Deidre. His father, Tony, too. The description Mark Few summons is “throwback.”
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams speaks softly, carries big game
Johnathan Williams will be right where he wants to be Saturday for Gonzaga’s Senior Night matchup against Pepperdine.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 9:55 p.m.
Healthy Kameron Edwards strengthens Pepperdine heading into game with Gonzaga
It’s been a rough season for the Waves and sophomore forward Kameron Edwards, who was sidelined with a concussion in GU’s 89-59 win in Malibu. Edwards had four 20-point games …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 2:31 p.m.
No. 4 Xavier can topple No. 3 Villanova in Big East showdown
Xavier has a chance to play for a Big East regular-season title on its home court. The fourth-ranked Musketeers can take control of the league race by beating No. 3 …
Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 11:30 p.m.
Video: Washington State players Robert Franks, Malachi Flynn and Viont’e Daniels post Colorado
WSU players Robert Franks, Malachi Flynn and Viont’e Daniels talk about the Cougars’ 73-69 win over Colorado Thursday night at Beasley Coliseum.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 11:35 p.m.
Video: Washington State coach Ernie Kent post Colorado
Cougars coach Ernie Kent talks about the play of sophomore point guard Malachi Flynn and the team’s toughness in a 73-69 victory over Colorado Thursday night at Beasley Coliseum.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 11:12 p.m.
Slump-breaker: Washington State gets tough in 73-69 Pac-12 win over Colorado
Throughout Washington State’s prolonged slump, Ernie Kent has begged and pleaded for a tougher, more resilient group of Cougars. It was a long wait, but the Cougars finally delivered on …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 11:30 p.m.
John Blanchette: Gonzaga proving that RPI is no longer the golden child of college hoops metrics
But maybe the sizzle got doused way back on Sunday, when the NCAA selection committee did its in-season bracket preview for the second year. And the most revealing part of …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 11:15 p.m.
Vandals rally to defeat stubborn Montana State
Victor Sanders scored 12 of his 21 points in the last seven minutes as Idaho rallied to defeat visiting Montana State 88-78.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 11:25 p.m.
Analysis: Gonzaga makes quick work of LMU, takes outright WCC lead
Gonzaga hasn’t messed around the last two games, eliminating most of the suspense by the first or second media timeout.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 11:29 p.m.
Loyola Marymount struggles to get anything going without guards James Batemon, Steven Haney
In Gonzaga’s 76-46 win over LMU on Thursday, the Lions were without the guidance of their two veteran shooters – guards James Batemon and Steven Haney.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 11:29 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie overcomes knock to head in style during win against Loyola Marymount
Apparently Gonzaga’s concussion protocol involves knocking down back-to-back 3-pointers upon returning to the court. Killian Tillie passed with flying colors.
Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 8:52 p.m.
Gonzaga-Loyola Marymount: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 76-46 victory
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 76-46 win over Loyola Marymount on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2018.
Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 8:25 p.m.
Huskies fade in second half as Utah finishes season sweep
David Collette scored 16 of his 22 points after the break and Tyler Rawson added 15 points as Utah overcame a sluggish first half to rally for a 70-58 victory …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 11:26 p.m.
TV Take: Gonzaga made sure win against short-handed Loyola Marymount was secured early
It’s hard to say when Gonzaga’s 76-46 rout of visiting Loyola Marymount was actually over – as opposed to being finished – but it certainly was some time in the …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Ninth-ranked Gonzaga uses huge opening run to down Loyola Marymount 76-46
Johnathan Williams finished with his fifth double-double in as many games to help No. 9 Gonzaga rout Loyola Marymount 76-46 on Thursday in the McCarthey Athletic Center.
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
North Idaho men lose chance to take over first place alone
Kolby Huerta led five players in double figures with 20 points and Big Bend overcame a 78-66 deficit to defeat host North Idaho 84-82 in Northwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball …
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 10:11 p.m.
Top 25 Capsules: Kyron Cartwright’s 17 helps Providence stun No. 3 Villanova 76-71
Kyron Cartwright scored 17 points and Providence withstood several late surges to stun third-ranked Villanova 76-71 on Wednesday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
Back in first place, Gonzaga tries to stay put as Loyola Marymount comes to town
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: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 6:11 p.m.
Washington State’s goals ‘evolving’ as Cougars head into final six Pac-12 games
The Washington State Cougars believe they still have some good basketball in them, but now that most – if not all – of their tangible preseason goals are wiped out, …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Eastern Washington basketball seeks statement win against conference-leading Montana
Eastern Washington has lost two straight games for the first time since mid-November. With the Big Sky tournament less than three weeks away, a win over the league leaders would …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 5:41 p.m.
Loyola Marymount freshman Eli Scott provides interior production
Point guard James Batemon is Loyola Marymount’s leading scorer, Steven Haney hit five 3-pointers and scored 22 points in the first GU-LMU meeting, but we’re going with Eli Scott as …