Stories tagged: college basketball
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 5:29 p.m.
Former Gonzaga Bulldog Sam Dower Jr.’s professional basketball career appears to be over. Dower said in an Instagram post Sunday that it “may be time for the basketball chapter of …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Four Zags – Rui Hachimura, Killian Tillie, Zach Norvell Jr. and Brandon Clarke – have tested the NBA waters after the program’s second trip to the Final Four in three …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
Gonzaga’s latest international recruit, Martynas Arlauskas, adds to the program’s already impressive 2019 class. Arlauskas, a 6-foot-7, 195-pound small forward from Lithuania, is the Zags’ third 2019 commitment, joining Gonzaga …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 7:58 p.m.
Rui Hachimura led the way Monday, scoring 25 points as Japan picked up another huge win, 75-60 over Iran, in the FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers. Hachimura, Gonzaga’s 6-foot-8 junior …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 7:22 p.m.
Former Gonzaga teammates Kelly Olynyk and Kevin Pangos played key roles as Canada defeated Brazil 85-77 on Thursday in a FIBA World Cup Americas qualifier at Place Bell in Quebec.
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 3:19 p.m.
Jim Hayford, who coached the Redhawks to a 20-14 record in his first season, received a contract extension through the 2022-23 season.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 4:24 p.m.
A couple of Gonzaga basketball players, current junior forward Rui Hachimura and former Zag wing Ira Brown, helped Japan cruise to victory Thursday in the FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
Geno Crandall said on a podcast that he expects to enroll at Gonzaga in October, presumably with the intention of being in a Zags uniform for the upcoming season.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Nine of Gonzaga’s 16 WCC games, including both of its showdowns with Saint Mary’s and BYU, will be televised on ESPN’s family of networks, according to a conference release.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6:14 p.m.
Gonzaga has essentially adhered to a tournament rotation schedule for more than a decade, often visiting the top holiday basketball events once every four years. That rotation will continue in …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
School says he’s working on transfer requirements.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 6:31 p.m.
Gonzaga filled out its men’s basketball schedule with an exhibition game against Central Washington and a home contest against Texas Southern.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 5 p.m.
The Cougars will play eight true home games at Beasley Coliseum – including an exhibition –but 11 total in the state of Washington, with a road game against Seattle U …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
The NCAA has made another significant adjustment to the ranking system used for seeding and selecting NCAA Tournament teams. Once again, Gonzaga coach Mark Few was one of the leading …
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 6:45 p.m.
Former Gonzaga center Ryan Edwards is heading to Spain for his first season of professional basketball.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 6:12 p.m.
Jordan Mathews’ professional basketball career is taking him overseas.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 2:24 p.m.
Former Gonzaga walk-on Connor Griffin, who went on to play football at Washington before finishing his collegiate career on Vanguard’s basketball team, is joining Pepperdine’s staff as a graduate assistant.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
Sister Jean is celebrating her 99th birthday months after gaining national attention as chaplain of the Loyola-Chicago basketball team that reached the NCAA Final Four. The university was holding a …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Former Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski is going home to continue his professional basketball career.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla called the Bulldogs and the Kansas Jayhawks the top teams in college basketball in a recent interview with FloHoops.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 2:34 p.m.
Marrion had previously served as the program’s coordinator of basketball operations for the last two seasons.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
Rem Bakamus enjoyed his first job in the real world, but he liked his side job better.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 4:47 p.m.
Gonzaga junior forward Rui Hachimura has had a busy offseason and that figures to continue as publications and college basketball websites roll out their All-America teams for the upcoming season.
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 11:52 a.m.
Don’t tell Jim Calhoun or his former players that UConn is no longer an elite basketball program. Calhoun says the program inherited by Dan Hurley is still the same one …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 8:16 p.m.
Gonzaga has made the final eight for standout guard Rejean “Boogie” Ellis. Ellis, ranked No. 94 in ESPN.com’s Top 100 in the 2019 recruiting class, tweeted Tuesday that he’s considering …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Former Gonzaga Bulldog Sam Dower Jr. is resuming his professional basketball career with his former team in Poland.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball fans may be getting the best of all worlds in the nonconference schedule announced Thursday.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 5 a.m.
Idaho athletics trying to balance revenue shortfall, leadership uncertainty with new arena project on the horizon
It has been quite a year at the University of Idaho – roiled by sudden leadership changes and a thorny transition in the football program.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Gonzaga’s WCC schedule begins with two home games and closes with the last of three Bay Area trips and a regular-season finale against rival Saint Mary’s.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
College basketball players who go undrafted by the NBA will be allowed to return to school as part of sweeping NCAA reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal. The …