Stories tagged: Gonzaga basketball
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
Reserves get key minutes as No. 15 Gonzaga routs Incarnate Word 103-68
Rui Hachimura scored 18 points and Zach Norvell Jr. added 17 more – both coming off the bench – as No. 15 Gonzaga cruised to a 103-68 victory over Incarnate …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
Gonzaga shows it can compete with college basketball’s best heading into game with UIW
Grand pronouncements early in the college basketball season are not in Gonzaga coach Mark Few’s verbal playbook.
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 12:49 p.m.
Gonzaga brings size advantage into Incarnate Word matchup
The UIW Cardinals have a number of players in the 6-foot-4 to 6-7 range but they’ll be undersized against Gonzaga’s starting frontcourt of Johnathan Williams and Killian Tillie, as well …
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams selected WCC player of week
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams, who averaged 23.3 points and seven rebounds at the PK80 tournament in Portland, has been named the WCC player of the week.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Gonzaga moves up to No. 15 in AP rankings, No. 14 in coaches’ poll
Gonzaga’s third-place performance at the PK80 impressed some AP college basketball poll voters.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams named to All-Tournament team
Gonzaga senior forward Johnathan Williams was selected to the PK80’s Motion Bracket All-Tournament team.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Silas Melson enjoys happy ending to trip home
Silas Melson’s homecoming wasn’t boring.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 5:57 p.m.
John Blanchette: Texas had a front-row seat to Rui Hachimura’s coming-out party
Cue the Cult of Rui. You knew it was coming. It’s been simmering for a year anyway, bubbling to quick boil every time Gonzaga’s sleek SUV of a forward rose …
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins makes serious fashion statement during PK80 stay
There’s something about a man in a robe. Just what, Mark Few isn’t sure.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Analysis: Gonzaga finds its way after losing its way in overtime win against Texas
The bounce-back game required a serious in-game bounce back.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 1:44 p.m.
Gonzaga-Texas: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 76-71 win
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s win over Texas at the Rose Garden in Portland on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 3:21 p.m.
TV Take: Pressure got to Zags but not in end
If you were wondering how Gonzaga would handle pressure after the graduation of All-American point guard Nigel Williams-Goss, you received an answer Sunday. It was, simply, not well. But well …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 1:03 p.m.
No. 17 Gonzaga avoids meltdown, tops Texas 76-71 in overtime at PK80 – with highlights
Updates from Gonzaga’s college basketball game against Texas on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017 in Portland.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Longhorns’ Mohamed Bamba poses sizable challenge for Gonzaga
After facing a string of guard-driven opponents in their first five games, the Zags encounter a sizable challenge from Texas.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
Gonzaga, Texas try to rebound from tough losses
Gonzaga and Texas meet Sunday in the PK80 Motion Bracket’s third-place game, informally known as Which Team Will Rebound From Heartbreak.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
Gonzaga-Florida thriller joins list of Zags’ greatest games
Make room, Gonzaga-Michigan State triple-overtime marathon at the 2005 Maui Invitational. You, too, Gonzaga-Arizona double-overtime classic in the 2003 NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 12:24 a.m.
John Blanchette: Zags should gain stature through these growing pains
PORTLAND – All grown up? OK, maybe not quite.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 12:27 a.m.
Gonzaga falls in double-overtime classic to Florida at PK80
There were too many turning points to count and no shortage of clutch shots, heroic individual efforts and heart-stopping drama.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 12:20 a.m.
TV Take: Gonzaga-Florida couldn’t have been any better
Doug Sherman had it exactly right. “Can this game get any better?” the ESPN2 play-by-play announcer asked.
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 11:45 p.m.
Gonzaga-Florida: 3 keys to the Gators’ 111-105 win
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s loss to Florida at the Rose Garden in Portland on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
No. 7 Florida hands No. 17 Gonzaga its first loss of the season in 111-105 2OT thriller
Updates from Gonzaga’s college basketball game against Florida on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 in Portland.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
Gonzaga puts Thanksgiving feast on back burner until Saturday
The Zags dined on customary pre-game fare on Thursday and adjusted their meal plan, pushing the team’s Thanksgiving feast back to Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 5:52 p.m.
Gonzaga faces another pair of talented wings in Florida matchup
Florida’s Egor Koulechov, a graduate transfer from Rice, bumped his scoring average to 21.8 with a 26-point effort in Thursday’s rout over Stanford. The 6-foot-5 wing is shooting 56 percent …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 12:57 a.m.
TV Take: Gonzaga feels right at home in PK80 opener
For the first time this season, Gonzaga left the friendly confines of the McCarthey Athletic Center.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 12:55 a.m.
Gonzaga zones in defensively to roll past Ohio State 86-59 in PK80 opener
Gonzaga’s defense has made impressive strides defensively in the last five years or so and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down this season.
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 11:58 p.m.
Gonzaga-Ohio State: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 86-59 win
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s win over Ohio State at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland on Thursday, Nov. 23, …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 1 a.m.
John Blanchette: PK80 Invitational gives basketball fans an early-season glance at college hoops royalty
Somewhere between the first forkful of Aunt Alice’s anchovy stuffing and the third Zantac on Thursday afternoon, a glance at the TV revealed a college basketball first: A player fouling …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 12:01 a.m.
Johnathan Williams, Josh Perkins lead No. 17 Gonzaga to 86-59 rout of Ohio State
Updates from Gonzaga’s college basketball game against Ohio State on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 in Portland.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 7:38 p.m.
Ex-Gonzaga center Ryan Edwards follows unusual path to Portland State
There are thousands of recruiting stories in college basketball and then there’s Ryan Edwards’ unique tale.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
Just for kicks: Gonzaga players treated to new LeBron James shoes before PK80 Invitational
The PK80, which honors Nike co-founder Phil Knight’s 80th birthday, hosted a tip-off reception Wednesday night at Nike headquarters in nearby Beaverton.