Stories tagged: Gonzaga basketball
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
Viewing parties give alumni a chance to throw support behind Zags
BOISE – The Gonzaga Bulldogs’ postseason usually provides a good reason for alumni to throw a party. Year after year, Gonzaga alumni chapters come together to host socials and pull …
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 11:25 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Zach Norvell’s career night leads Gonzaga past Ohio State, into Sweet 16
Zach Norvell Jr. poured in a career-best 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as No. 4-seeded Gonzaga outlasted a furious comeback attempt from fifth-seeded Ohio State to advance to the …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 10:50 p.m.
Gonzaga was successful in first – and only – NCAA Tournament rematch
Gonzaga’s history in the NCAA Tournament dates back to 1995. There’s been 20 appearances, 48 games and 29 victories. But Saturday’s game against Ohio State will mark just the second …
Fri., March 16, 2018, 6:42 p.m.
Ohio State standout Keita Bates-Diop has plenty to play for this March
Keita Bates-Diop is playing this NCAA Tournament for the “Ohio State” on the front of his jersey, but largely for the “Bates-Diop” on the back of it. It sounds self-serving …
Fri., March 16, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
Redshirting made Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell more hungry to help Bulldogs to another NCAA Tournament run
In Gonzaga’s inaugural run to the Final Four last season, Zach Norvell Jr. was forced to just watch.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 10:21 p.m.
Gonzaga, Ohio State have come long way since November meeting at PK80
Gonzaga handed Ohio State its worst loss of the season Nov. 23 at the PK80 Invitational in Portland. It’s what has happened since that will determine the outcome of Saturday’s …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
John Blanchette: After 20, even 30 years, all Gonzaga players matter
They may not be the team everyone talks about now nearly 30 years later. But they’re part of a bigger team.
Fri., March 16, 2018, 5:35 p.m.
Michigan transfer Andrew Dakich leads Ohio State on court, in locker room at NCAA Tournament
It’s one thing to wear Wolverines blue one season and Buckeyes red the next. It’s another to make the transition as fluidly as Dakich has.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 5:54 p.m.
Gonzaga, Ohio State get stay-and-play package in Boise
Gonzaga and Ohio State can’t seem to get away from each other. The teams, who played in the PK80 Invitational in November with the Zags winning 86-59, are staying at …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann reaches out to Gonzaga’s Mark Few ahead of NCAA Tournament
Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann was brushing up on first-round opponent South Dakota State on Monday night when he decided to dial up GU coach Mark Few. The Zags beat …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
Like father, like son: Ex-Gonzaga guard David Stockton signs 10-day contract with Utah Jazz
Ten-day contracts in the NBA generally don’t create much of a stir but they do when they involve the Stockton name and the Utah Jazz organization.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
Gonzaga didn’t see best of Ohio State’s Keita Bates-Diop in first meeting
Ohio State’s Keita Bates-Diop has played in 32 games and twice failed to reach double figures: Rutgers (season-low six points) and Gonzaga (seven points).
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 7:53 p.m.
Clutch shots by Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell, ex-teammate Donte Ingram warm prep coach’s heart
BOISE – The latest addition to Zach Norvell Jr.’s greatest hits compilation came in the waning seconds Thursday against UNC Greensboro.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams reaches rebounding milestone in win over UNC Greensboro
Johnathan Williams reached 1,000 career rebounds in Gonzaga’s 68-64 win over UNC Greensboro in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 3:29 p.m.
What to eat if you want the Zags to win
Grubhub has tracked the foods that are most popular on the Bulldogs’ winning game days.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 6:45 p.m.
Science behind nail-biters: What do neck-and-neck matches mean for the fans (and oddsmakers) who watch them?
What are the possible health ramifications and even the mathematical probabilities of rooting for a team that literally puts the cardiac into the nickname “
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 8:15 p.m.
It was a close call, but Gonzaga extends streak of opening wins
Gonzaga won another NCAA Tournament opener and extended an active streak only one of college basketball’s bluebloods can match.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 7:45 p.m.
UNC Greensboro laments ‘what if’ moments in NCAA Tournament loss to Gonzaga
Between the opening tip and the final buzzer, there were enough “what if” moments to keep Wes Miller’s mind churning for an entire offseason.
Thu., March 15, 2018, 7:12 p.m.
Free-throw woes nearly come back to haunt Gonzaga in NCAA Tournament opener
Gonzaga’s 68-64 win over UNC Greensboro on Thursday nearly came down to the free-throw line.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
John Blanchette: Gonzaga’s confident ‘Snacks’ took bite out of Spartans
March Madness began in earnest Thursday amid a swarm of killer 3s.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 6:01 p.m.
Keita Bates-Diop, Ohio State outlast Mike Daum, South Dakota State to set up rematch with Gonzaga
Either way, Gonzaga was bound to see a familiar opponent and a challenging big man in the Round of 32, but it took the full 40 minutes of a mid-afternoon …
Thu., March 15, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Josh Perkins finds scoring touch in Gonzaga’s NCAA Tournament opener
Gonzaga had a tough storm to weather against UNC Greensboro on Thursday, when the Bulldogs barely got through to the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a 68-64 win.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 5:59 p.m.
Johnathan Williams comes up big when Gonzaga’s other bigs were struggling
Johnathan Williams was Gonzaga’s go-to man most of the game and nothing changed inside the Zags’ locker room. Williams was being quizzed by a reporter when he was summoned by …
Thu., March 15, 2018, 4:07 p.m.
Corey Kispert provides much-needed spark for Gonzaga against UNC Greensboro
Sometimes, the Gonzaga Bulldogs have to turn to their bench for the answers. On Thursday, it was Corey Kispert who found some solutions.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 5:29 p.m.
Analysis: Zach Norvell’s huge 3 helps Gonzaga survive major scare from UNC Greensboro
Gonzaga’s redshirt freshman Zach Norvell Jr. shook off a rough shooting night as he has done so many times this season, burying a 3-pointer that pushed the fourth-seeded Zags past …
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 5:21 p.m.
Gonzaga managers help players prepare by constructing makeshift hotel court
Joel Bruder wasn’t looking to build the Field of Dreams – just a place for fourth-seeded Gonzaga to carry out its walkthroughs and go through scouting reports before an 11:30 …
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
Gonzaga provided comforts of home locker room in Boise
Leon Rice’s flight back from Seattle landed in Boise at 10:30 Thursday morning – about an hour before Gonzaga’s NCAA Tournament first-round game tipped off at Taco Bell Arena.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
TV Take: Odd angle, odd calls and Zach Norvell’s clutch 3 equal Gonzaga first-round win
It started with the odd camera angle from Boise’s Taco Bell Arena. It continued with some odd calls, or noncalls, during Gonzaga’s 68-64 NCAA first-round win over UNC Greensboro.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
Gonzaga-UNC Greensboro: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 68-64 victory
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 68-64 win over UNC Greensboro in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on …
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 7:58 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Zach Norvell helps Gonzaga survive UNC Greensboro’s upset bid with 68-64 victory in NCAA Tournament opener
Zach Norvell Jr. hit a 3-pointer with 20 seconds remaining and fourth-seeded Gonzaga avoided 13th-seeded UNC Greensboro’s upset bid with a 68-64 victory in the first round of the NCAA …