Stories tagged: Gonzaga basketball
FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2017, 12:19 A.M.
Josh Perkins shrugs off ‘DUI’ taunts from Santa Clara student section
It started during pre-game warm-ups. A small group of Santa Clara students chanted “DUI, DUI, DUI” at Josh Perkins, in reference to the Gonzaga sophomore guard’s arrest in October for …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2017, 12:58 A.M.
TV Take: No. 1 seed talk for Gonzaga plentiful from ESPNU’s remote site broadcast crew
Is there an upper limit two people can talk about one subject over a two-hour period? If there is, the ESPNU broadcast crew of John Brickley and Sean Harrington tested …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2017, 12:59 A.M.
Gonzaga’s defense shuts down another foe in win over Santa Clara
Santa Clara forward Emmanuel Ndumanya took a pass from KJ Feagin and dunked home two points in the final minute of the first half. The significance? It finally gave Santa …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2017, 11:15 P.M.
GU-SCU: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 88-57 win
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 88-57 win over Santa Clara on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 at Leavey Center in …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2017, 12:54 A.M.
GU-SCU notes: Inside job as Gonzaga pounds smaller Broncos
As good as Santa Clara senior guard Jared Brownridge was on the perimeter, it was no contest inside. No. 4 Gonzaga worked over the smaller Broncos in the lane and …
THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2017, NOON
Where to eat at the McCarthey Athletic Center
Options abound for Zags fans
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 10:08 P.M.
Blanchette: It only makes sense to get hysterical with Zags
Hadn’t seen those best of pals and Zags fans, Hysteria and Horse Sense, for a few years. But there they were celebrating Gonzaga’s romp last weekend over Saint Mary’s on …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 7:45 P.M.
No luck needed: Gonzaga goes for 13th straight win over Santa Clara
A look back at the history between Gonzaga and Santa Clara in men’s basketball.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 7:45 P.M.
Gonzaga tangles with Herb Sendek-led Santa Clara
Herb Sendek’s background indicates he’s quite familiar with chasing and sometimes catching the traditional powers in a conference. He’s been coach of the year in three different conferences.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 7:45 P.M.
High-scoring Jared Brownridge leads a potent Santa Clara backcourt
The key matchup to watch when Gonzaga visits Santa Clara in a WCC men’s basketball game on Thursday, Jan. 19.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 7:21 P.M.
Nigel Williams-Goss and Josh Perkins are both on point as Gonzaga again shows that two guards are better than one
Josh Perkins started every game last year at point guard for Gonzaga.
UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 8:17 P.M.
Gonzaga moves to No. 4 in AP, USA Today polls
There isn’t a consensus at the top of the college basketball polls but there is on Gonzaga.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 9:09 P.M.
Gonzaga isn’t going to be top dog … at least not yet
The Baylor Bears were promoted to No. 1 for the first time in program history last Monday. One day later, Baylor was flogged 89-68 by No. 10 West Virginia in …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 6:02 P.M.
How tweet it is! Zags-Gaels rivalry gains momentum on Twitter after GU’s big win
Gonzaga’s rematch with Saint Mary’s is already building momentum only a short time after the Zags’ dominant
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 2:29 A.M.
Blanchette: Zags punctuated win over Gaels with exclamation points
On a night they were tasked with making a statement – for the country if not themselves – it turns out the Gonzaga Bulldogs lacked the proper punctuation.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 2:32 A.M.
Zags keep their guard up against Saint Mary’s duo
Saint Mary’s offense starts with guards Joe Rahon and Emmett Naar. It may finish with a Calvin Hermanson 3-pointer or Jock Landale operating on the low block, but the two …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 2:50 A.M.
TV Take: Gonzaga’s unexpected rout of Saint Mary’s gives ESPN announcers time to debate merits of Zags being No. 1
It was supposed to be the showdown of the early season, the best game of the day, college basketball’s mano-a-mano battle in Spokane. Instead it turned out to be just …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 10:42 P.M.
GU-SMC: 3 keys to Bulldogs’ 79-56 win
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 79-56 win over Saint Mary’s on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 at McCarthey Athletic Center …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 2:34 A.M.
GU-SMC notes: Transfers Nigel Williams-Goss, Johnathan Williams take lead role in Gonzaga’s win over Saint Mary’s
Nigel Williams-Goss and Johnathan Williams watched from the bench last year when Saint Mary’s beat Gonzaga in the McCarthey Athletic Center.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 12:03 A.M.
Saint Mary’s finds welcoming faces at Spokane’s Red Lion pub
The students were back stomping on the stands and dancing to the band’s version of Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” as they cheered on Gonzaga to …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 12:09 A.M.
Kennel explodes with student section back in full force
The Saint Mary’s Gaels probably wish their matchup with Gonzaga would have been scheduled a week earlier. Why? Gonzaga’s student section, The Kennel Club, was back in full force.
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017
Kennel ready to roar again: Dorms open early so Gonzaga students can bring it for Saint Mary’s game
Gonzaga University dorms open early so students can bring it for tonight’s Saint Mary’s game.
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 11:45 P.M.
Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s clash in WCC first-place showdown
Silas Melson didn’t mince words. The Gonzaga junior guard offered a blunt assessment of Saint Mary’s two regular-season wins last year over the Zags, particularly the Gaels’ victory at the …
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 11:43 P.M.
The Gonzaga-Saint Mary’s main event: Jock Landale vs. Przemek Karnowski
The key matchup to watch when Gonzaga hosts Saint Mary’s in a WCC men’s basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 14.
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 11:42 P.M.
Looking back: Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s have been duking it out for a decade
A look back at the history between Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s in men’s basketball.
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 11:40 P.M.
Gonzaga could benefit if analytics becomes part of tourney criteria
Advanced metrics years ago found a role inside most college basketball programs. Next they could influence the way the NCAA tournament selection committee scrutinizes teams under consideration for the field …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 12:33 A.M.
How sweet it is: Gonzaga blows out LMU in second half, reaches 16-0
First it was Pepperdine. Then it was Pacific. Followed by San Francisco.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 12:59 A.M.
Blanchette: Main event has arrived, Gaels vs. Zags on Saturday
As a culture, we are death on warmup acts, no matter how earnest the artist or how eager to entertain. It starts as soon as the tickets are in our …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 11:19 P.M.
TV Take: Dan Dickau unhappy with crowd reaction to another blowout at Kennel
Gonzaga won its 16th game of the season Thursday night, a 93-55 rout of Loyola-Marymount in front of a staid crowd at the McCarthey Athletic Center. And it was that …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 11:20 P.M.
Humble Mike Roth oversees remarkable Gonzaga story
The world is watching now. But it wasn’t always that way. There was a time – and it really wasn’t all that long ago – when Gonzaga athletic director Mike …