Stories tagged: Final Four
Mon., July 16, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
The Final Four is headed back to Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio and Indianapolis.
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
Geno Crandall went from under-the-radar recruit to one of biggest grad transfers of the offseason. He heard from dozens of top programs, including the University of Minnesota, where he watched …
Sun., April 1, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Facing a team that shoots as well as Villanova, limiting the takes from 3-point range is about as important as limiting the makes.
Sun., April 1, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
Villanova has made more 3-pointers than any team in NCAA Division I history and fittingly set a Final Four single-game record for made 3s to reach Monday’s national championship game.
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
One by one, Villanova keeps winning games and getting closer to another national title.
Sat., March 31, 2018, 5:41 p.m.
Vic Schaefer and his Mississippi State Bulldogs carry a constant reminder of how far they went in the women’s NCAA Tournament last year, and what must still be done.
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Moe Wagner, Charles Matthews and Michigan erased a 10-point second-half deficit and the Wolverines ended Loyola-Chicago’s storybook NCAA Tournament run with a 69-57 victory Saturday night in the Final Four.
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 8:18 p.m.
There is something strangely familiar about Loyola-Chicago’s run to the Final Four.
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
First things first: Bennie Seltzer didn’t stick around long enough to experience Loyola Chicago’s improbable run to the Final Four, but you won’t get him to confess to wishing he …
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
The maddest of Marches is winding down, the college basketball season now headed into April.
Thu., March 29, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
Loyola-Chicago is determined to keep alive its unlikely NCAA Tournament run when the Ramblers play in the Final Four this weekend. The underdogs went through their first workout at the …
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
Two weeks of mayhem – a tumult of historic upsets, buzzer-beaters and at least one celebrity nun – have brought the NCAA Tournament to a crossroads.
Sun., March 25, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt and Loyola-Chicago got quite a reception as they returned to campus on Sunday.
Sun., March 25, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
Three teams that need no introduction. One from out of nowhere.
UPDATED: Sun., March 25, 2018, 7:55 p.m.
Villanova, the 2016 national champion, is headed back to the Final Four, thanks to a fourth straight double-digit victory in a month of March where they’ve played every bit like …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 6:42 p.m.
Getting there is an enormous accomplishment. Getting back the following year isn’t easy, but it happens fairly often. We’re talking about reaching the Final Four and the Final Four encore.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
After Gonzaga’s Final Four breakthrough, higher expectations but lifelong memories
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
A Milwaukee company is releasing a new bobblehead to commemorate the Gonzaga Bulldogs’ inaugural trip to the Final Four last season.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 12:21 p.m.
Gonzaga’s annual Kraziness in the Kennel, the public’s first chance to see the 2018 edition of the Bulldogs, will include some rewards from last year’s memorable season.
Wed., April 12, 2017, noon
When you’ve experienced those early days when Gonzaga basketball was a quaint diversion from everyday campus life, it will never get old to watch the fervor of today’s Zag Nation, …
UPDATED: Sun., April 9, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Watching Gonzaga in the championship game in the NCAA Tournament last week is something Laura Stockton won’t forget.
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 5:34 p.m.
The doors are open and the fans are arriving to watch Gonzaga’s historic title match against North Carolina.
UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
They came by the dozens early in the day to pack the institution of Gonzaga basketball, the old dive once owned by Jack Stockton. They left proud of their team, …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
When it comes to predicting the outcome of tonight’s game, there’s the Las Vegas line and then there’s the Zags line.
Sun., April 2, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
More than 700 college basketball players transferred last season, emblematic of the impermanence riddling the sport. The trend, powered by less restrictive rules for graduates and a generational shift in …
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 7:25 p.m.
With more than 24 hours to go before Gonzaga’s Monday evening championship game, Marcy Larson was standing at a bar, sorting through a stack of table reservations.
Sun., April 2, 2017
Mention “Spokane” anywhere in the world, and the first topic of conversation is Gonzaga. The community and the university have become inseparable.
Sat., April 1, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Zach Collins and his roommate Nigel Williams-Goss had a chat before Saturday’s national semifinal against South Carolina.
UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Killian Tillie hung around the back end of the key. He looked down at the floor, took a breath and looked up at the scoreboard. The Zags were leading by …
UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
Gonzaga head coach Mark Few struggles to show emotion after wins.