Stories tagged: Gonzaga basketball
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 8:03 P.M.
Gonzaga’s best and worst Round of 32 performances
Of every stop on a team’s path to an NCAA Championship, no round holds more pitfall potential than the Round of 32. It is the stage at which a contender …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 7:57 P.M.
Bound to happen: 1 vs 16 matchup inches closer to an upset
It’s going to happen. Maybe not Friday, when Kansas and North Carolina take their turn at trying to avoid history. But if not then, well, some year soon. A No. …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 9:18 P.M.
Mark Few says Gonzaga will keep its options open when it comes to conference affiliation
Butler and Creighton each comfortably made the NCAA Tournament field this year, although neither school won their conference tournament. That’s because the former mid-major powers upgraded to the Big East, …
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 11:16 P.M.
Gonzaga’s three transfers make tourney debut in style with victory
All three of Gonzaga’s transfers – Nigel Williams-Goss, Jordan Mathews and Johnathan Williams – won their first game in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday against the South Dakota State.
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 6:49 P.M.
Gonzaga’s slow start shows on the glass before cleaning up in second half
The Zags struggled on the glass against South Dakota State in their first-round victory in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 9:10 P.M.
John Blanchette: Zags didn’t exactly shine as guardians of the No. 1 seed
The Guardian issued a cheery mea culpa Thursday for the withering dismissal of Spokane penned some 48 hours earlier by its young house sociologist between sips at the Hemingway Bar …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 10:01 P.M.
Gonzaga’s Karnowski draws a crowd inside
Przemek Karnowski had company, lots of it, in the lane, even when he didn’t have the ball.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 6:42 P.M.
Gonzaga’s 3-point shooting less than stellar against South Dakota State
South Dakota State held the Zags to one of their lowest shooting percentages from 3-point range this season. Gonzaga finished 26.7 percent (8 of 30) from beyond the arc on …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 9:09 P.M.
Matthew Fisher-Davis’ ill-advised foul dooms Vanderbilt
With 16 seconds left in No. 8 seed Northwestern’s 68-66 victory over No. 9 seed Vanderbilt, you could have made a pretty good case for Matthew Fisher-Davis as game MVP.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 8:22 P.M.
Mathews brothers double up on NCAA tournament wins
Jordan Mathews was fully engaged watching younger brother Jonah, a freshman at USC, as the Trojans rallied from a huge deficit to knock off Providence in the First Four in …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 9:02 P.M.
Fans power Northwestern to first NCAA Tournament win
For many years Gonzaga has been an enigma – a small-conference school with the NCAA tournament success of a major conference power and the fan base to match. On Saturday, …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 6:31 P.M.
Zags get a big lift from freshman Zach Collins in NCAA win
With Gonzaga big man Przemek Karnowski struggling to find his rhythm, freshman center Zach Collins stepped up with 10 points, six rebounds and plenty of energy.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 3:55 P.M.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams dominates South Dakota State’s Mike Daum
SALT LAKE CITY – Seems logical Johnathan Williams would lock down South Dakota State scoring wizard Mike Daum.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 5:44 P.M.
TV Take: Spokane comes together to cheer on the Zags
There are different types of Gonzaga fans in the Spokane community. Die-hards. Casual. Front-runners. Folks who just love the sweatshirts. You name it. The Bulldogs run of success has attracted …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 3:38 P.M.
Gonzaga-South Dakota State: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 66-46 win
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 66-46 win over South Dakota State on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the Vivint …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 5:22 P.M.
Gonzaga shuts down Jackrabbits, advances to second round of NCAA Tournament
Meet the current Zags. The defensive-minded Zags.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 10:29 A.M.
Running coverage of Gonzaga’s NCAA Tournament win over South Dakota State
Check here for live updates from top-seeded Gonzaga’s first-round NCAA Tournament game against No. 16 seed South Dakota State.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 10:13 P.M.
Gonzaga’s Tommy Lloyd mentioned as possible candidate at Washington
Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd was listed by a couple of media outlets as a potential candidate for job at Washington.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 9:54 P.M.
Gonzaga basketball has second home with McCartheys in Salt Lake City
Inside the Walker-McCarthey Mansion, one of many great, old houses that share Salt Lake City’s South Temple street with spire-laden temples, vast stone administrative buildings and a Jimmy Johns, there …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 9 P.M.
John Blanchette: Gonzaga has faced plenty of behemoths in past NCAA tournaments
In March of 1999 – or 1 A.D., as it’s known in the context of Gonzaga basketball – the Bulldogs’ coaching staff devised what would be the game plan to …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 8:45 P.M.
Guardian reporter says Spokane city of desperation – except for Zags
Heads up Spokane: you are a town of gloom and doom.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 9:55 P.M.
Sisters pulled in two directions over Zags’ matchup
When Margie Fiedler thinks of college basketball, there’s one game that comes to mind almost instantly.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 7:10 P.M.
Big guys take center stage for Gonzaga-South Dakota State in NCAA Tournament
The big guys take center stage for Gonzaga’s first-round NCAA Tournament game against South Dakota State.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 9:32 P.M.
Gonzaga’s ‘D’ encounters elite scorer in Jackrabbits’ Mike Daum
Gonzaga assistant coach Brian Michaelson didn’t have to go deep into his memory bank when asked about South Dakota State scoring machine Mike Daum. “Wiltjer, that’s a better driver,” said …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 9:56 P.M.
Watch party tips for Gonzaga game
It’s March Madness and the No. 1-seed Gonzaga Bulldogs tip off Thursday at … 11 a.m.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 4:59 P.M.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few receives another Coach of the Year award
Gonzaga’s Mark Few has been named winner of the Henry Iba Award, presented to the national coach of the year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 4:31 P.M.
Killian Tillie takes advantage of extra healing time
Gonzaga had a short break after winning the WCC tournament before beginning preparations for the NCAA tournament. That was just fine with freshman forward Killian Tillie.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 4:06 P.M.
T.J. Otzelberger lobbied for Lorenzo Romar’s return to Washington shortly before his dismissal
Washington coach Lorenzo Romar was fired on Wednesday afternoon, just a couple hours after former UW assistant and current South Dakota State coach T.J. Otzelberger made the case why Romar …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 4:09 P.M.
Oddsmakers like Nigel Williams-Goss and Gonzaga
Oddsmakers think it is extremely likely Nigel Williams-Goss will play a key role in a deep NCAA Tournament run by Gonzaga. In fact, there is only one player they believe …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 5:16 P.M.
SDSU guard Michael Orris inspired to play for his late brother against Gonzaga
One Jackrabbit will have a little extra motivation to beat the Zags on Thursday. South Dakota State’s Michael Orris said he’ll be playing his best to upset top-seeded Gonzaga in …