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Zags battle in Seattle

SEATTLE – It’s been four years since Adam Morrison banked in a 3-point buzzer-beater to lift Gonzaga past Oklahoma State in the 2005 Battle in Seattle. That’s the last time …


Cougs’ top scorer encounters physical play

PULLMAN – Klay Thompson floated to the right corner. Outside the 3-point line, just in front of the Gonzaga student section, the Washington State University sophomore waited patiently.


Zags outclass Augustana

Steven Gray scored 12 points as No. 21 Gonzaga overwhelmed Augustana of Illinois 79-40 on Wednesday, rebounding from a tough loss to Wake Forest by pounding the Division III Vikings.


Zags assistant old pals with Augustana coach

Gonzaga assistant coach Ray Giacoletti and Augustana head coach Grey Giovanine go way back. “We became friends in college, working basketball camps,” Giacoletti said. “Both of us wanted to be …


Wake Forest rallies after Harris ejection, fells Gonzaga

Gonzaga had the upper hand, until a misplaced elbow turned the momentum. Cruising with a nine-point lead late in the first half, Bulldogs freshman forward Elias Harris was ejected for …


He didn’t fess up, but he fouled up

It’s the thought that counts. And in the most thoughtful gift of the season, the Gonzaga Bulldogs gave their peeps something to completely freak out about Saturday – something they …


Demon Deacons upset Zags

Gonzaga took an early lead, but it wasn’t enough. The Demon Deacons of Wake Forest bested the No. 16 Zags 77-75 at the Kennel.


Demon Deacons drop in at Gonzaga

Typically, the only thing tougher than Gonzaga’s non-conference basketball schedule in November is December. The Bulldogs lost 25 games from 2007-09. Eleven of those defeats occurred in December. The last …


Bouldin scores career-high 28 to rally GU over WSU

For the third time this season, Gonzaga found itself trailing by double digits. This time it was Washington State that had the Bulldogs down by as many as 15 in …


A shootin’ mismatch

On the day the nation’s leading scorer visited McCarthey Athletic Center, it seemed relevant to brush up on the telling top-gun data in the 143-game history of the fence-line feud …


Nation’s top scorer leads Cougs against GU tonight

San Diego coach Bill Grier felt nearly powerless as he watched Washington State sophomore forward Klay Thompson score 43 points on his Toreros in the championship game of the Great …


WCC gets national attention

The West Coast Conference, often lightly regarded in national circles, has made an early splash in the college basketball world. That’s commonplace for Gonzaga, which returned to the national rankings …


Blanchette: Zags already restoring order

So much for stealth. So much for muted optimism and measured expectations, and a Gonzaga basketball season with an almost pre-1999 dynamic.


Gonzaga battles past Bearcats in overtime

LAHAINA, Hawaii – Turns out Gonzaga center Robert Sacre wasn’t far off when he said the GU-Cincinnati basketball game would be “Muhammad (Ali) and (Mike) Tyson.” There were knock-down screens, …


Zags play Cincinnati for title

LAHAINA, Hawaii – It was the kind of stat sheet that made it hard for Gonzaga men’s basketball coach Mark Few to pick out his favorite entry. The near 50-percent …


Gonzaga cruises past Wisconsin

LAHAINA, Hawaii – It was the kind of stat sheet that made it hard for Gonzaga men’s basketball coach Mark Few to pick out his favorite entry.


GU overcomes 15-point deficit to win Maui opener

LAHAINA, Hawaii – If the Gonzaga-Colorado game Monday looked familiar, it probably should have. Think Gonzaga-Michigan State, with Gonzaga playing the role of Michigan State and getting off the deck …


Zags notebook: Bouldin, Buffs buds

LAHAINA, Hawaii – Gonzaga senior guard Matt Bouldin had a pretty reliable scouting report on Colorado’s basketball team. The native of Highlands Ranch, Colo., played pick-up ball with many of …


Zags beat Colorado in Maui Invitational

If the Gonzaga-Colorado game Monday looked familiar, it probably should have. Think Gonzaga-Michigan State, with Gonzaga playing the role of Michigan State and getting off the deck to win despite …


Zags’ trip to Maui no vacation

LAHAINA, Hawaii – Gonzaga head coach Mark Few loves the Maui Invitational for all the reasons you might think – location, weather – and several others that probably wouldn’t cross …


Mistake-prone Mastodons no match for Zags

In a duel of slow starts, Gonzaga and Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne traded turnover for turnover. Then Gonzaga stopped turning it over. IPFW didn’t, and the Mastodons kept missing shots.


GU women cruise past USC

Senior forward Vivian Frieson helps the Gonzaga women’s basketball team get rolling in a victory over USC at the McCarthey Athletic Center Thursday night.


Zags stumble late

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Gonzaga led most of the way and turned back numerous Michigan State rallies. But in the closing minutes, the second-ranked Spartans finally caught and passed the …


Zags fall short at Michigan State

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Durrell Summers hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:02 left, made two at the line with 5.7 seconds to go and finished with 21 points to help …


Zags’ schedule softer? Not so you’d notice

The record shows that Mark Few doesn’t lose often, except perhaps in those arguments with himself. A few years ago, he sent his Gonzaga basketball team on a December odyssey …


Can’t leash this Bulldog

Mike Goodson Jr., Jeremy Pargo, Wayne Chism, Western Kentucky’s basketball team … There were many more before and surely many more to come. That’s an incomplete, but burgeoning list of …


Zags roll past Alberta

Gonzaga sophomore center Robert Sacre’s point guard in high school was on the opposing team. One of Sacre’s coaches in Canada, Greg Francis, was calling plays on the opposite bench. …


Sports in brief: Zags open with Alberta

Basketball: Gonzaga entertains the University of Alberta in a men’s basketball exhibition game tonight at 6 at the McCarthey Athletic Center. Alberta coach Greg Francis served as head coach of …


GU, WSU to host NCAA women’s tournament games

The NCAA Women’s Basketball Committee has selected Gonzaga to host the first two rounds of the 2011 tournament at McCarthey Athletic Center with the regional finals the next weekend at …


Throng shows up to watch new-look Zags

Freshman forward Elias Harris became a big fan of Gonzaga’s crowd Saturday night. “Blew me away completely,” the German native said of a standing-room-only gathering of 6,000-plus that filled the …