Stories tagged: Gonzaga basketball
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 10:22 A.M.
Bob Huggins, broadcaster ejected during previous game against Gonzaga
Tune in to a University of Cincinnati Bearcats basketball broadcast sometime and you will hear one of the most unique sign-offs in the radio biz.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 5:18 P.M.
Meet the press: Gonzaga faces West Virginia’s overwhelming defense in NCAA Sweet 16
There is pressure defense and then there is this: West Virginia, nicknamed ‘Press Virginia’ because of its relentless defensive style, has been known to slap on the press after missing …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 9:08 P.M.
Mark Few, three Zags honored with All-District 9 awards
Gonzaga’s Mark Few was named District 9 Coach of the Year, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced Wednesday.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 4:22 P.M.
Size mismatches highlight Gonzaga-West Virginia key matchups
Gonzaga’s ability to deal with West Virginia’s press is the overriding issue in this Sweet 16 matchup.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 10:47 P.M.
Gonzaga missing Kennel crowd in NCAA Tournament
The Zags seem to be in agreement over one thing – March Madness is not nearly as great without the Kennel.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 11:14 P.M.
West Virginia can be had if you follow formula
West Virginia is one of the NCAA Tournament’s scariest matchups and many folks expect the fourth-seeded Mountaineers to upset top-seed Gonzaga in the Sweet 16 matchup on Thursday. Even though …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 4:36 P.M.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams saves his noise for the court
Johnathan Williams is so soft-spoken even he acknowledges he’s “one of the most quiet guys around.”
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 7:29 A.M.
Plenty of milestones for Gonzaga coach Mark Few on his way to 500 wins
Pick a number between 1 and 500.
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 9:08 P.M.
More to Mountaineers than just pressure defense
Zag fans might want to start the meter on ‘Press Virginia’ references (that’s one) leading up to Thursday’s Gonzaga-West Virginia clash in the Sweet 16 in San Jose.
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 8:04 P.M.
Gonzaga gets gamblers to bet big, and lose on NCAA Tournament action
Gonzaga beat Northwestern 79-73 on Saturday to advance to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16, but not everybody rooting for the Bulldogs came away winners.
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 12:55 P.M.
Gonzaga-West Virginia will tip at 4:39 on Thursday
Gonzaga’s regional semifinal game against West Virginia on Thursday in San Jose, California, has been assigned a 4:39 PDT tip in the first game of the West Regional semifinals. The …
SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017, 7:57 P.M.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few and crew savor another Sweet 16
Among the numerous mileposts in Gonzaga’s 2017 season was one Saturday that went largely unnoticed. Gonzaga sealed its third straight Sweet 16, which hasn’t happened since the 1999 squad launched …
SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 10:53 P.M.
Gonzaga allowed Northwestern to hang around by misfiring on free-throw attempts
Gonzaga struggled at the free-throw line on Saturday when the Zags topped Northwestern 79-73 in the NCAA Tournament round of 32.
SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 9:53 P.M.
As fans duel vocally, Gonzaga players stick to business of winning
Northwestern was ready to fight Gonzaga for the right to play in the Sweet 16, and the Wildcats made sure to bring a barrage of fans to cheer them on …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 9:57 P.M.
Bulldogs’ Jordan Mathews stops Northwestern’s ‘hammer’ with a little bit of luck
Some wins ride on a little more than just talent – they require a bit of luck.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 9:18 P.M.
John Blanchette: Don’t blame Gonzaga for cashing in when good fortune presents itself
It’s official. Gonzaga is now the most hated team in America. But the referees who missed the goaltending call are a close second.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 11:32 P.M.
West Virginia’s high-pressure D will be tough test for Gonzaga
Notre Dame entered Saturday’s second-round NCAA Tournament game averaging a little over nine turnovers per game, one of the best marks in the country. They’d given the ball up that …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 8:32 P.M.
Freshmen Zach Collins, Killian Tillie help Gonzaga hold off Northwestern
Gonzaga led 63-56, but the Wildcats were closing fast. The Zags’ memorable season and NCAA Tournament were hanging in the balance. Sounds like a job for a couple of 19-year-olds. …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 9:43 P.M.
Gonzaga missed big opportunity with Northwestern flagrant foul
Gonzaga won 79-73 on Saturday and the big controversy was about a goaltending no call that ended up yielding a four-point swing toward the Bulldogs when Northwestern coach Chris Collins …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 7:39 P.M.
Northwestern has no plans to be a one-hit wonder
The 2016-17 season saw Northwestern play in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history. The Wildcats have no intention of it being their last dance.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 8:02 P.M.
NCAA admits error in noncall that went Gonzaga’s way
In a sport where gigantic athletes are not allowed to touch yet are constantly crashing into each other, a certain amount of controversy is expected. The most hated player at …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 6:17 P.M.
TV Take: Studio crew learned what Zags fans already know – never assume a Gonzaga victory
Ernie Johnson may not have, but Gonzaga fans knew better. An 18-point halftime lead was not the end of the story. Period.
SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 5:44 P.M.
Gonzaga-Northwestern: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 79-73 win
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 79-73 win over Northwestern on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Vivint Smart Home …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 5:06 P.M.
Gonzaga head coach Mark Few reaches 500-win milestone with team’s 79-73 win over Northwestern
Gonzaga coach Mark Few reached a milestone after the Zags’ 79-73 victory over Northwestern in the second round Saturday of the NCAA tournament.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 5:05 P.M.
Gonzaga survives and advances, beats Northwestern 79-73 to reach eighth Sweet 16
Gonzaga’s game against NCAA Tournament darling Northwestern went from sleeper to classic. But the top-seeded Bulldogs held off the Wildcats just long enough to escape Salt Lake City with an …
SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 12:56 P.M.
Updating coverage of (1) Gonzaga vs. (8) Northwestern in NCAA Tournament
Live updates from top-seeded Gonzaga’s second-round game against No. 8 seed Northwestern.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 11:19 P.M.
John Blanchette: He who wore the purple just has to root for ’Cats
SALT LAKE CITY – He went to Gonzaga basketball camps as a kid. He sat in the stands at the old Kennel in the prehistoric days, admiring Jim McPhee’s jump …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 11:46 P.M.
Gonzaga alumni share in the revelry at Zags’ tourney site
Jen Hansel was on her way to Amsterdam from her home in Denver when she found herself stuck in the Salt Lake City airport for a seven-hour layover. So she …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 9:37 P.M.
Northwestern’s mid-range game key for Gonzaga to contain
Northwestern’s offense revolves around guard Bryant McIntosh (14.7 points per game) and wings Scottie Lindsey (14.2) and Vic Law (12.1). Law is listed as a 6-foot-7 forward but he’s the …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 7:47 P.M.
Przemek Karnowski’s doctor has Gonzaga and Northwestern ties
The text showed up on Przemek Karnowski’s phone on Thursday. “Hey, I don’t know who to root for?” The author: Dr. John Shuster, the orthopaedic spine surgeon who performed Karnowski’s …