Stories tagged: Gonzaga basketball
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 5 a.m.
Short sports fanatics are my very favorite. By that, I mean kids.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 7:06 p.m.
They are separated by eight spots in the AP rankings and not much more than that in terms of their offensive and defensive disposition.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 6:55 p.m.
The Tar Heels present several challenging matchups for the Zags, but we’ll highlight Cameron Johnson, a 6-foot-9, 210-pound guard who transferred to UNC after two seasons at Pittsburgh.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
The series consists of just three games, but what a trio for both programs. No. 4 Gonzaga (9-1) visits No. 12 North Carolina (7-2) at the Dean Smith Center on …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
Ralph Walter: With Frisco at stake, there’s no better time to catch Eastern Washington football at the Inferno
For the fourth time since the National Championship run of 2010, Eastern Washington University is just a win away from a return trip to the FCS title game in Frisco, …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 7:19 p.m.
Who is Rui? How an uncatchable fastball turned Gonzaga’s Hachimura from baseball prodigy to potential NBA lottery pick
Looking back, Rui Hachimura is grateful he stayed at Gonzaga through a stressful first year in Spokane.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 6:41 p.m.
Gonzaga is only one-third of the way through the regular season, but it has been involved in several of college basketball’s most entertaining games.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
Gonzaga coach Mark Few stands by his comments Sunday that he’s disappointed the NCAA hasn’t moved faster with its investigation into college basketball corruption. But the Zags coach was adamant …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Gonzaga tumbled to fourth in the AP men’s college basketball poll and sixth in the USA Today poll, ending a two-week run at No. 1. Tennessee (7-1) knocked the Zags …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 7:14 p.m.
John Blanchette: With perfection out of the picture, Gonzaga focused on building best team for March
What, you thought they were going to go 40-0?
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Admiral Schofield’s banked 3-pointer gave the Volunteers the lead and his pure 3-pointer on a GU defensive mistake with 22 seconds remaining spurred No. 7 Tennessee’s 76-73 upset victory Sunday …
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Tennessee’s 76-73 win against Gonzaga at the Jerry Colangelo Classic in Phoenix.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 7:19 p.m.
Gonzaga and Tennessee, two teams ranked in the top seven nationally, went back and forth for two hours with the seventh-ranked Volunteers upsetting No. 1 GU, pulling out a 76-73 …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 4:18 p.m.
Senior point guard Josh Perkins continues to scale Gonzaga’s record book and he climbed past another Zags’ great Sunday against Tennessee.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 2:50 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Admiral Schofield, No. 7 Tennessee topple top-ranked Gonzaga 76-73 at the Colangelo Classic in Phoenix
Admiral Schofield poured in 30 points, including the winning 3-pointer with 17 seconds remaining and No. 7 Tennessee battled back to defeat No. 1 Gonzaga 76-73 on Saturday in the …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
Tennessee is a combination of Illinois’ defensive tenacity (with better personnel) and Washington’s experience, but the seventh-ranked Volunteers are far more proven and bring a physical, hard-nosed style.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
This one is full of great individual duels, but the headliner is Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura and Tennessee’s Grant Williams, whether they match up against each other or not. There’s wiggle …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 8:58 p.m.
Gonzaga is down to two prime matchups left on its arduous nonconference schedule.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Even though it’s only early December, Zach Collins admits there’s something special about seeing Gonzaga ranked No. 1.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 7:07 p.m.
What better way to introduce a new signee than to be front row of the McCarthey Athletic Center soaking up Kennel Club’s rendition of “Zombie Nation” and witnessing a clutch …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
Our latest Gonzaga rewind looks at the Zags’ offense and defense – both of which ranged from strong to subpar against the Huskies – and the extended minutes logged by …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
Washington gave top-ranked Gonzaga everything it could handle in an 81-79 loss, and the Huskies can take pride in knowing that they not only woke up the Pac-12 but the …
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 11:31 p.m.
Three days less than 20 years ago, Bob Bender did a nice thing for some coaching buddies and unwittingly changed the arc of basketball at the University of Washington. He …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 11:24 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 81-79 win over Washington on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 11:43 p.m.
TV Take: Gonzaga gives ESPN’s Bill Walton a warm welcome to the Kennel with last-second win over Washington
When Bill Walton is the analyst on your local college basketball game, you’re treated to many different experiences.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 11:46 p.m.
This didn’t look anything like Gonzaga’s first eight games of the season. Or its last four victories against cross-state rival Washington. But it was still effective.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Rui Hachimura hits game-winning jumper to help top-ranked Gonzaga hold off Washington for 81-79 win
The Huskies tied the game with nine seconds remaining on a pair of Jaylen Nowell free throws, but the Bulldogs (9-0) went right to Hachimura on the next possession and …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 6:51 p.m.
Gonzaga has posted lopsided wins in the last three matchups, the latter two as part of the four-game set that expires after next year’s clash in Seattle. The other meeting …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Gonzaga-Washington key matchup: Huskies’ Noah Dickerson provides formidable challenge for Zags’ frontcourt
Washington senior Noah Dickerson is a force inside. At 6-feet-8 and 245 pounds, Dickerson does virtually all of his damage in the lane and has made 55 percent of his …
Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 1:56 p.m.
Gonzaga point guard Josh Perkins is one of 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award.