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UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 11:35 p.m.
Analysis: Up-and-down Gonzaga finishes on high note against USF
Ten great minutes. Ten lousy minutes. Twenty edge-of-your seat minutes. No. 15 Gonzaga showed every side of its basketball personality, both good and bad, but found a way to hold …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 11:21 p.m.
Analysis: Gonzaga grounds Pilots for second time in two weeks
The rematch was pretty much a replay. Gonzaga roughed up the Portland Pilots for the second time in two weeks. It wasn’t quite the 46-point blowout of two weeks ago …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 10:05 p.m.
Analysis: Gonzaga turns page on Saint Mary’s with solid win over Santa Clara
It’s one thing to dismiss a 16-point loss to Villanova, which just might be the best team in the country. It’s another to move on from a home loss to …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 11:16 p.m.
Analysis: Jock Landale carries Gaels past Gonzaga, into sole possession of first place in WCC
Saint Mary’s had the best player on the floor in Jock Landale. The Gaels also had the second best player on the floor in crunch time in Calvin Hermanson.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
Analysis: Gonzaga holds off Dons to set up showdown with Saint Mary’s
For the first time in WCC play, Gonzaga was tested, not necessarily a white-knuckle, last-possession affair, but a challenge nonetheless from San Francisco in front of a packed house at …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 11:18 p.m.
Analysis: Silas Melson keeps Gonzaga rolling after Johnathan Williams’ sidelined in win over Portland
The night couldn’t have turned out more differently for Silas Melson and Johnathan Williams, Gonzaga’s lone seniors.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 11:25 p.m.
Analysis: Johnathan Williams dominates inside, leads Gonzaga to 85-66 win
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams didn’t make every shot Saturday night against Loyola Marymount. It only seemed like it. And he had a valid reason for a couple of his misses.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 11:22 p.m.
Analysis: Gonzaga’s bigs pave way in easy win over Pepperdine
Pick a stat. Paint points. Second-chance points. Bench points. Rebounding. All Gonzaga. More accurately, almost all Gonzaga bigs.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 11:18 p.m.
Analysis: Strong defense, ball-handling spur Gonzaga’s rout over Santa Clara
On a night when Gonzaga cracked the 100-point mark for a school-record fifth time this season, offense seemed to be last thing on the Zags’ minds.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
Rui Hachimura, Josh Perkins guide Gonzaga past Pacific, 81-48
In Gonzaga’s last two games, the Zags have turned to Rui Hachimura and the sophomore forward from Japan has finished in the lane and applied foul pressure on the opponent.
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio gets win No. 100 with Holiday Bowl victory over Washington State
While Washington State must wait at least another year for a 10-win season, Michigan State and coach Mark Dantonio reached that plateau for the sixth time in eight seasons.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Michigan State’s Brian Lewerke proved he was the only quarterback who mattered in convincing victory
Michigan State’s Brian Lewerke was more than the “other quarterback” in Thursday’s Holiday Bowl.
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
Cougars catch early breaks in Holiday Bowl
The Cougars escaped disaster early in the first quarter on when Jamal Morrow fumbled a punt on his own 7-yard line, but managed to fall on the ball just as …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 12:23 a.m.
Abysmal second quarter, rash of injuries doom Washington State in 42-17 Holiday Bowl loss to Michigan State
Washington State’s history in the Holiday Bowl against the Big Ten Conference and the Cougars’ well-documented inability to contain quarterbacks with the ability to run and pass morphed into one …
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 6:05 p.m.
Washington State gets tribute from Michigan State marching band prior to Holiday Bowl
The Holiday Bowl pregame show had a little of everything – and something special.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
Analysis: Gonzaga’s offense sputters in 72-70 loss to San Diego State
Gonzaga’s defense kept giving the Zags a chance. Their offense kept failing to take advantage. By the time Gonzaga started finding the range in the closing minutes, it was essentially …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Analysis: Motivated Killian Tillie, Johnathan Williams help Gonzaga pull away from IUPUI 101-71
If Gonzaga coach Mark Few has said it once, he’s said it dozens of times: He isn’t overly concerned with who starts games. But the veteran coach did feel the …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 10 p.m.
Analysis: Gonzaga escapes with 89-83 overtime win over North Dakota
Gonzaga didn’t shoot well, didn’t pass well, didn’t function smoothly on offense and had issues defending North Dakota. But the 12th-ranked Zags reversed those deficiencies in the latter stages of …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Analysis: Turnovers, Mikal Bridges too much for Gonzaga against talented Villanova
Gonzaga’s first turnover came on its second possession.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 11:53 p.m.
Analysis: Trio of Gonzaga players have career nights as Bulldogs use second-half push to top Creighton 91-74
The Zags needed Silas Melson in the first half. They needed Killian Tillie all game. And they really needed ‘Snacks’ in the second half.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
Gonzaga turns to bench early, often in 103-68 rout of Incarnate Word
It was just what Gonzaga needed after a tough stretch of tournament games in Portland and another tough stretch coming up.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Analysis: Gonzaga finds its way after losing its way in overtime win against Texas
The bounce-back game required a serious in-game bounce back.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
Purple Haze: Washington routs Washington State 41-14
Myles Gaskin rushed for 192 yards and four touchdowns, Washington’s defense forced four turnovers, and the 15th-ranked Huskies ended Washington State’s hopes for a Pac-12 North title with a 41-14 …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 12:27 a.m.
Gonzaga falls in double-overtime classic to Florida at PK80
There were too many turning points to count and no shortage of clutch shots, heroic individual efforts and heart-stopping drama.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 12:55 a.m.
Gonzaga zones in defensively to roll past Ohio State 86-59 in PK80 opener
Gonzaga’s defense has made impressive strides defensively in the last five years or so and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down this season.
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
Gonzaga passes first test of young season, defeats Aggies 79-66
Gonzaga leaned on sophomore Killian Tillie, a couple of freshmen and a decisive 17-0 burst to dig out a 79-66 victory in front of a packed house of 6,000 at …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
Washington State forces seven turnovers to beat Utah 33-25 for crucial road win
Luke Falk and the Washington State offense will lament all of the scoring opporutnities they squandered Saturday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. They’ll do that, surely, but probably not before they …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Josh Perkins displays range to lead Gonzaga to 97-69 season-opening rout of Texas Southern
Josh Perkins’ ears aren’t listed on the injury report, but they have been getting quite a workout.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
Luke Falk throws three touchdowns, No. 25 Washington State shuts down Love in 24-21 win over No. 18 Stanford
Luke Falk became the Pac-12’s career leader in passing yards, firing three touchdowns and accumulating 337 yards on 34-of-48 passing, Washington State held the nation’s leading rusher to his worst …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Washington State lackluster on defense, mistake-prone on offense in 58-37 loss to Arizona
Tyler Hilinski rushed for two touchdowns and passed for two more, but the redshirt sophomore also threw four costly interceptions and those combined with a lackluster day from the WSU …