Stories tagged: Gonzaga basketball
Fri., May 25, 2018
In two decades, five Division I players have been named first-team All-Americans for academics, athletics in the same year. Three were from Gonzaga.
During the last 20 years, only five Division I players were named first-team All-Americans on the court and in the classroom during the same academic year.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 4:13 p.m.
Gonzaga has 9 teams earn perfect Academic Progress Rate with NCAA
Nine Gonzaga teams, including women’s basketball, earned a perfect Academic Progress Rate, the NCAA announced Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 6:04 p.m.
Gonzaga agrees to two-game series with Texas A&M
The Zags will entertain the Aggies on Nov. 15 at the McCarthey Athletic Center. The return game will come in the 2019-20 season at Reed Arena in College Station.
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
John Blanchette: Japanese media devour every scrap from Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura
On Tuesday, crews from Japan’s six national television channels – 20 people in all – descended on McCarthey Athletic Center to explore Ruiworld.
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 11:08 p.m.
Visiting Japanese media have plenty of questions for Gonzaga coaches Mark Few, Tommy Lloyd
Rui Hachimura wasn’t the only one getting grilled by Japanese television crews Tuesday. Bulldogs head coach Mark Few and assistant Tommy Lloyd had to parry some questions about their star …
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
Matt Santangelo joins Press Box Podcast to talk about early years of Gonzaga’s rise to national prominence
Hoopfest Executive Director Matt Santangelo returned to The Spokesman-Review’s Press Box Podcast with Larry Weir on Monday to talk college basketball, specifically Gonzaga basketball.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
Gonzaga to face Tennessee in 2018 Jerry Colangelo Classic
The Zags will face Tennessee on Dec. 9 in the headliner of the Jerry Colangelo Classic doubleheader at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix.
UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 2:20 p.m.
Eleven Gonzaga sports teams receive Public Recognition Awards from NCAA
Gonzaga made another final four, this one for its student-athletes’ academic prowess. Eleven of the Bulldogs’ 15 Academic Progress Rate-eligible athletic programs received NCAA Public Recognition Awards, placing Gonzaga third …
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 5:46 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert joining Athletes in Action for foreign tour
Gonzaga rising sophomore forward Corey Kispert has been selected to play with an Athletes in Action team that will tour the Czech Republic and Spain.
UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 5:18 p.m.
Former Gonzaga big man Kelly Olynyk has changed his look in order to benefit Wigs for Kids
Kelly Olynyk, the former Gonzaga standout, has found a higher calling for the locks that have defined his NBA career.
Tue., May 8, 2018, 6:01 p.m.
Press Box Podcast: Dan Dickau discusses Gonzaga’s recruiting
On Tuesday, Dan Dickau was a guest on The Spokesman-Review’s Press Box Podcast, hosted by Larry Weir, and looked ahead to next season for the Zags.
UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 6:41 p.m.
Albany transfer Joe Cremo picks Villanova from finalist group that included Gonzaga
Albany graduate transfer Joe Cremo, who listed Gonzaga among his five finalists, committed to defending national champion Villanova.
Mon., May 7, 2018, 4:38 p.m.
Former Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams attending Pro Basketball Combine
Former Gonzaga Bulldog Johnathan Williams will participate in the Professional Basketball Combine (PBC) on May 22-23 at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.
UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018, 7:37 p.m.
Top recruit Brandon Williams picks Arizona over Gonzaga and Oregon
Gonzaga made a strong push in the past two months for point guard Brandon Williams, but it wasn’t enough to land one of the nation’s top recruits. Williams announced his …
UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018, 5:35 p.m.
Few Good Men staying close to home in The Basketball Tournament’s Hoopfest pod
Few Good Men, comprised of former Zags and probably a few others who played at schools in the region, will be joined by Gael Force (featuring Saint Mary’s alums), Team …
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
Gonzaga, Oregon and Arizona await top-recruit Brandon Williams’ decision Saturday
And now, three schools wait until Saturday. Brandon Williams concluded his weekend recruiting visit to Gonzaga by catching a flight home Monday morning to southern California. He tweeted Monday afternoon …
Wed., April 25, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth favors several of commission’s proposals but implementing changes could be tough
Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth found few surprises in the Commission on College Basketball’s recommendations. Then again, he wasn’t expecting any.
UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018, 8:35 p.m.
Former Gonzaga forward Zach Collins makes impact as Trail Blazers rookie
Zach Collins’ rookie year with the Portland Trail Blazers was more like two seasons in one. The former Gonzaga Bulldog barely saw the floor in the first two months of …
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 8:29 p.m.
Former Gonzaga stars Kevin Pangos, Kyle Wiltjer clash in EuroLeague playoffs
Former Gonzaga point guard Kevin Pangos and his Zalgiris teammates are trying to add a few more chapters to their historic season.
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 4:26 p.m.
Gonzaga point guard Josh Perkins expects to be ready for senior season after shoulder surgery
Gonzaga point guard Josh Perkins had surgery Friday to repair a recurring right shoulder injury.
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
‘Voice of the Zags’ Tom Hudson has high hopes for next year’s Gonzaga basketball team
Tom Hudson can’t help but talk a big game: That’s what happens when you’re the voice of Gonzaga athletics. For the past 16 years, Hudson has been courtside for a …
Mon., April 16, 2018, 8:18 p.m.
Gonzaga among three finalists for point guard Brandon Williams
Gonzaga is one of three finalists for top 40 recruit Brandon Williams.
UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018, 9:06 p.m.
Basketball powers Gonzaga, North Carolina set date for game in Chapel Hill
It’s one of those basketball games fans circle on the calendar, and now there’s an actual date to circle.
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 7:03 p.m.
Rui Hachimura, Killian Tillie all in on returning to Gonzaga
Rui Hachimura and Killian Tillie weren’t interested in declaring for the NBA Draft unless they were committed 100 percent.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
Gonzaga shows interest in transfers Malachi Flynn, Kalob Ledoux
Gonzaga has been active in the transfer market and that continued Thursday when two transfers said they’ve been contacted by the Zags.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Gonzaga dedicates game-changing Volkar Center for Athletic Achievement
It was the first word out of Pat Volkar’s mouth, and probably the sentiment hundreds were feeling Thursday at the dedication of Gonzaga’s Volkar Center for Athletic Achievement.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins earns scholar-athlete award
Gonzaga junior point guard Josh Perkins was selected to the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association 10-player Scholar-Athlete team.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 6:17 p.m.
Gonzaga one of five finalists for Albany grad transfer Joe Cremo
Gonzaga is in the mix for graduate transfer Joe Cremo, a versatile 6-foot-4 guard from Albany.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
Forward Killian Tillie returning for junior season at Gonzaga
Forward Killian Tillie announced Wednesday that he will return to Gonzaga for his junior season.
UPDATED: Sun., April 8, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
Forward Rui Hachimura returning to Gonzaga for junior season
Rui Hachimura provided an answer to one of Gonzaga’s biggest offseason questions. The talented forward announced Sunday he will return for his junior season with the Zags.