Stories tagged: Gonzaga basketball
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 7:07 p.m.
Zach Norvell Jr. insists there isn’t a switch attached to his jersey, one he seemingly flips to turn a miserable first half into a memorable second. The sophomore wing has …
Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 2:01 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 103-92 win over Creighton on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at the CHI Health Center …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 6:47 p.m.
TV Take: Zach Norvell Jr. goes from ice cold to fresh out of the microwave hot in Gonzaga’s high-scoring win over Creighton
With 9 minutes, 36 seconds left Saturday afternoon in Gonzaga’s 103-92 victory at Creighton, Zach Norvell hit a step-back 3-pointer. He screamed. Nothing in particular. Just a scream of joy.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 6:29 p.m.
Killian Tillie is GU’s top returning scorer from last season at 12.9 points per game. He led the Zags in 3-point shooting accuracy (47.9 percent).
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 1:26 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Defense optional as No. 1 Gonzaga tops Creighton in second half to remain unbeaten with a 103-92 win
Zach Norvell Jr. scored 28 points – 23 of which came in the second half – as No. 1 Gonzaga stormed back after halftime to defeat Creighton 103-92 on Saturday …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 10:39 p.m.
Gonzaga coach Mark Few appreciates good offense. For the better part of two decades, the Zags have been known for skilled, high-scoring teams. Few’s speaking engagements at various camps and …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
Ty-Shon Alexander is the most explosive scorer on Creighton’s potent offense.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 6:02 p.m.
Almost a year ago to the day, Zach Norvell Jr. was a promising redshirt freshman coming off Gonzaga’s bench and averaging just 11.6 minutes per game. Then Creighton happened. Half …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
Gonzaga’s rise from 1999 NCAA Tournament party crashers to full-blown national power has been the product of numerous program firsts over the last two decades. One of the biggest milestones …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 6:38 p.m.
It’s easy to get swept up in all of the points, assists and dunks, so naturally we’re going to go there again. It was all on display when No. 1 …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 11:09 p.m.
Quite the party the Gonzaga Bulldogs threw at McCarthey Athletic Center on Monday night. Marmite and earthworm pizza. Vinegar upside down cake. And a piñata filled with 30-weight Castrol and …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
It took some effort to muster concerns Monday night against overmatched North Dakota State, but Gonzaga has experience lulls following Thanksgiving week tournaments. Reaching deep into the wayback machine, the …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 8:51 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 102-60 win over North Dakota State on Monday, Nov. 26, at the McCarthey Athletic …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 8:53 p.m.
TV Take: From new No. 1 ranking to Geno Crandall injury, KHQ crew had plenty to talk about during Gonzaga’s rout of North Dakota State
Gonzaga served up a large portion of roast Bison, routing visiting North Dakota State 102-60 before the usual 6,000 at the McCarthey Athletic Center on Monday night.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
How we voted: With one fewer top-10 win, Gonzaga – not Kansas – gets our nod for nation’s top ranking
The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 65 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll this season. Every week throughout the 2018-19 campaign, he’ll break …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Six players score in double figures as top-ranked Gonzaga thumps North Dakota State 102-60
Brandon Clarke and Rui Hachimura scored 18 points each as top-ranked Gonzaga routed North Dakota State 102-60 on Monday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
Geno Crandall, a grad transfer from North Dakota, is averaging 5 points, 2.3 assists and 1.5 rebounds in 18.2 minutes per game.
Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 1:56 p.m.
The first NCAA Evaluation Tool (NET) rankings released Monday were met with raised eyebrows and calls for the NCAA to disclose more details about its new metric.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 11:48 a.m.
The WCC has handed out three player of the week honors this season and two have gone to Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
Gonzaga is the top dog again in the AP college basketball poll. The Zags, on the strength of an 89-87 win over former No. 1 Duke, moved into the top …
Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
The debate began shortly after Gonzaga outlasted Duke and picked up steam a couple days later when Kansas rallied past Tennessee in overtime. It simmered over the weekend. Two strong …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
The Zags haven’t run into too many stretch big men other than Duke’s Cam Reddish, but they’ll encounter one against North Dakota State. Forward Rocky Kreuser, a 6-foot-10, 245-pound sophomore …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
Jeremy Jones was looking to transfer, researched possible schools and dialed a phone number that made perfect sense, in theory.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 11:17 p.m.
Gonzaga or Kansas? Which team will be ranked No. 1 come Monday? It should be an interesting vote from 65 media members in the AP poll and 32 Division I …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 5:12 p.m.
The Gonzaga-Duke game was nearing tip time when Mark Few and Mike Krzyzewski met behind makeshift curtains close to the court. “So I talked to Mark before the game and …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 8:52 p.m.
ESPN aired footage of Few performing a nifty back-flip into the ocean off Black Rock, a landmark lava promontory near the team hotel, the Sheraton Maui Resort and Spa.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
Gonzaga had numerous candidates but settled for two representatives on the Maui Invitational All-Tournament team.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
They didn’t win the national championship. It only felt that way.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
Analysis: Gonzaga uses hot-shooting start, lock-down-defensive finish to down No. 1 Duke, win Maui Invitational title
With the clock seemingly in slow motion over the last 8 minutes, Gonzaga’s lead, once at 16 points, dwindled to six, then two, before Duke finally tied it with 1:40 …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 5:36 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 89-87 win over Duke on Wednesday, Nov. 21, at the Lahaina Civic Center in …