Stories tagged: Gonzaga basketball
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 2:02 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few, Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke and WSU’s Robert Franks earn District IX honors
Mark Few was named District IX Coach of the Year and Rui Hachimura was named the district’s Player of the Year, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association announced.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 10:48 p.m.
Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s resume what’s become essentially an annual March rite when they clash Tuesday night for the WCC Tournament championship at the Orleans Arena.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 10:59 p.m.
Killian Tillie returned to the court for the first time since Feb. 7 and promptly hit a 3-pointer in an arena where he can’t seem to miss from distance.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 10:49 p.m.
Anyone have the guts to get this wager down before tipoff Monday night? Killian Tillie, tournament MVP.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
The duties vary for Kispert, but the forward’s job Monday night was taking nine shots from the field, scoring 11 points, snatching five rebounds and playing blue-collar defense throughout Gonzaga’s …
Mon., March 11, 2019, 8:48 p.m.
Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 100-74 victory over Waves in the semifinals of the WCC Tournament in Las Vegas.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
TV Take: With Killian Tillie up and running, ESPN’s Dick Vitale claims Gonzaga likely his pick to win NCAA Tournament
Dick Vitale is enamored with GU’s penchant for sharing the ball and how that leads to togetherness throughout the game.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 6:45 p.m.
Mark Few didn’t wait long to bring Killian Tillie off Gonzaga’s bench and Tillie didn’t wait long to leave his print on Monday’s WCC Tournament semifinal against Pepperdine.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
All five Gonzaga starters finished in double figures, while Killian Tillie returned after missing the last six weeks with a foot injury. Tillie finished with nine points and six rebounds.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 10:05 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few is one of 11 semifinalists for the Naismith Coach of the Year Award.
Mon., March 11, 2019, 10:03 a.m.
Gonzaga is No. 1 just about everywhere you look.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 1:05 p.m.
Eighth-seeded Pepperdine has rattled off three wins in three nights, including an impressive 89-72 thrashing of No. 4 San Francisco on Saturday, to earn a shot at top-ranked Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 12:58 p.m.
Pepperdine’s Colbey Ross got off to a bit of a slow start, by his standards, with just 14 points in Thursday’s opening-round tournament win over Pacific.
Sat., March 9, 2019, 10:22 p.m.
Most college basketball teams fly to games. Commercially. In the same planes we all do. But one of the perks of playing for one of the nation’s elite college basketball …
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 11:37 p.m.
So, what’s it like to travel when you’re one of the elite college basketball programs in the nation?
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
He was the hometown hero who became Gonzaga’s first superstar. And now he’s gotten the call to hall.
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 6:47 p.m.
Best of the best: Looking back on ‘one of the most special seasons’ in Gonzaga women’s basketball history
In a year full of superlatives for the Gonzaga women, it’s time to offer another: This was without doubt the best regular season in school history.
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 7:08 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Brandon Clarke and Rui Hachimura joined 13 others on the ballot for the Wooden Award Trophy for college basketball’s most outstanding player and the Wooden Award All-American team.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 10:10 p.m.
These lengthy postseason breaks are nothing new for the Zags, who have an unmatched track record of handling them successfully.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
A Gonzaga fan’s guide to Las Vegas: Where to eat, drink and hang out when the Bulldogs aren’t on the court
Much of Spokane is focused on – and even empties out during – the annual West Coast Conference Championships at The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. That’s even more the …
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 7:59 p.m.
There’s nothing quite like the opening night of a new show in Las Vegas. The Who’s Who of Sin City are all there and they’re dressed to impress.
Fri., March 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
For two-plus decades, the West Coast Conference Tournament has mirrored the WCC regular season. Gonzaga has ruled both, only slightly less so when it comes to the conference tournament.
Fri., March 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
Before Gonzaga took up more or less permanent residence in the high rise that is the NCAA Tournament bracket, the Bulldogs had to get past the doorman. And before that, …
Fri., March 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
Can’t miss moments: Maui Invitational win, rise to No. 1 ranking top list of season highlights for Gonzaga men’s basketball
The No. 1-ranked Bulldogs finished a perfect 16-0 in West Coast Conference play and won the WCC by five games. The only losses for the 29-2 Zags came against Tennessee …
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 7:53 p.m.
Killian Tillie’s recovery took another step forward – actually a number of steps – on Thursday when he practiced with the team for extended minutes.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 8:32 p.m.
Gonzaga’s WCC opponents have devoted heavy resources toward slowing Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke. The No. 1-ranked Zags, more specifically their guards, have noticed, and they’re taking advantage of their …
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 8:45 p.m.
Sometimes a picture truly is worth 1,000 words. When Domantas Sabonis was asked how proud he is to see Gonzaga again ranked No. 1, the Indiana big man didn’t utter …
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 8:49 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Mike Roth, Washington State’s Patrick Chun among 28 to receive athletic director of year honors
Gonzaga’s Mike Roth and Washington State’s Patrick Chun are among 28 recipients of the NACDA Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year Award.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 4:16 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura, named WCC Player of the Year on Tuesday, is one of five finalists for the Julius Erving Award for small forward of the year.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
Gonzaga junior forward Rui Hachimura is one of 10 semifinalists for the Naismith Trophy player of year.