Stories tagged: Gonzaga basketball
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 10:25 p.m.
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., Jan. 21, 2019, 7:02 p.m.
Gonzaga took a step up in the rankings after a chaotic week for the best teams in college basketball.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 7:06 p.m.
Senior point guard Josh Perkins could end his Gonzaga career as the program’s all-time assists leader, but he doesn’t dish much on his health. In the second half of Saturday’s …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 11:31 p.m.
The Zags didn’t have their A game on offense or defense, but they rated high in resourcefulness in a business-like 89-66 victory against Portland viewed by a full house of …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 11:03 p.m.
Key moment, offensive MVP and Defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 89-66 victory over Portland at the Chiles Center in Portland
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 11:03 p.m.
TV Take: Pregame premonition rings true as Gonzaga powers past Portland to remain perfect in WCC play
Tom Glasgow deserves some points for honesty. The veteran broadcaster, who handled the play-by-play chores on Saturday night’s Gonzaga contest, shown on KAYU in the Spokane area, was blunt before …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 10:07 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Seven players score in double figures to lead No. 5 Gonzaga past Portland 89-66
Seven players scored in double figures, led by Rui Hachimura’s 17-point output, as No. 5 Gonzaga downed Portland 89-66 on Saturday at the Chiles Center.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
Four games into the WCC season it’s apparent opponents are going deeper into the playbook when facing fifth-ranked Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 5:22 p.m.
Portland has struggled with consistency and rhythm offensively. That includes guard Marcus Shaver Jr., but the 6-foot-2 sophomore is trending up again.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:53 p.m.
Actual human engagement returned to McCarthey Athletic Center on Thursday night, and not a minute too soon.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 11:03 p.m.
Gonzaga has made strides taking away the opponent’s primary scoring option over the last eight games, something it struggled with during the first month of the season.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Corey Kispert added that he hopes there would be pie, but not just any old Cyrus O’Leary’s type, but specifically some home-baked deliciousness.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 9:13 p.m.
Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 73-55 victory over Loyola Marymount at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
No matter how you feel about the local broadcast trio who bring Gonzaga’s basketball games into local living rooms, there is something comforting about the continuity of roles.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
Zach Norvell Jr. scored 17 points and dished out four assists to help No. 5 Gonzaga down Loyola Marymount 73-55 on Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
Gonzaga’s next WCC assignment is against an opponent with a quality point guard, a much-improved big man and a nationally ranked defense.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 9:01 p.m.
Loyola Marymount’s James Batemon is next up for Gonzaga in a long line of talented guards in the WCC.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 5:27 p.m.
Future Gonzaga Bulldogs Anton Watson and Drew Timme have been nominated for the 2019 McDonald’s All-American game.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
The main lights are down, music is pumping and the cheerleaders align themselves perpendicular from the bench. As introductions are booming out from the PA announcer, Jack Beach is positioned …
Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 9:03 p.m.
The Gonzaga men’s and women’s basketball teams are tops in the country in terms of their combined ranking in their respective AP polls.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 9:09 p.m.
It was an eventful week on the court with three teams in the top five, including Gonzaga, involved in tight games before pulling out wins.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 13, 2019, 6:32 p.m.
At times, it looked like Gonzaga and San Francisco had advance copies of each other’s game plans. The fifth-ranked Zags and Dons put on a show Saturday night, playing to …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 11:47 p.m.
Duke, Tennessee, and now San Francisco. Gonzaga has been involved in three of the best games in college basketball with the season barely past the midpoint.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 10:50 p.m.
Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 96-83 victory over San Francisco at War Memorial Gymnasium
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 11:43 p.m.
The West Coast Conference’s two best teams, circa 2019, met Saturday night in the University of San Francisco’s venerable War Memorial Gymnasium with the visiting Zags coming out on top, …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 9:30 p.m.
Brandon Clarke scored 24 points and threw down a massive alley-oop as the exclamation point as fifth-ranked Gonzaga held off upset-minded San Francisco 96-83 on Saturday at Way Memorial Gymnasium.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 5:28 p.m.
Gonzaga basketball commit Dominick Harris went way up Friday, high enough to land at No. 1 on ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 5:48 p.m.
San Francisco (14-2, 2-0) has emerged as Gonzaga’s primary challenger through the season’s first two months. The Dons have an opportunity to show they’re more than just a contender while …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 7:13 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins and San Francisco’s Frankie Ferrari have been going at it for years so Saturday’s showdown will be nothing new for the senior point guards.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 11:10 p.m.
Pacific was doing what it could to keep it competitive and frustrate Gonzaga. The Tigers ran time off the shot clock, hit just enough shots and did a nice job …