Stories tagged: Gonzaga basketball
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
Will Richardson, as expected, picks Ducks over Gonzaga, Georgia
Standout point guard Will Richardson on Thursday committed to Oregon, a decision that was expected by most recruiting analysts. Richardson, who is from Hinesville, Georgia, had narrowed his finalists to …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Gonzaga donning special Nike uniforms at PK80
The PK80 tournament next week in Portland honors Nike co-founder Phil Knight’s 80th birthday and Gonzaga and the 15 other participating teams will be outfitted accordingly.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Milwaukee company to release Gonzaga bobblehead commemorating Final Four trip
A Milwaukee company is releasing a new bobblehead to commemorate the Gonzaga Bulldogs’ inaugural trip to the Final Four last season.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 4:18 p.m.
Gonzaga zones in on offensive end with PK80 Invitational on horizon
Gonzaga will probably run into zone defenses at the PK80 Invitational next week in Portland.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
John Blanchette: Youth movement getting plenty of time in the spotlight for Gonzaga
Ask the 5,000-odd people who made up the crowd they marked down again as 6,000 at McCarthey Athletic Center on Tuesday night what happened after Rui Hachimura’s latest Ruination of …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
Gonzaga exploits size, strength advantage inside to roll past Howard
It was a mismatch at nearly every position on the floor, but probably the most glaring in the paint.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
TV Take: Institutional memory provides plenty of time-filler in Gonzaga’s thumping of Howard
Change is inevitable in the world of college basketball. But continuity is welcome as well.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Gonzaga-Howard: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 106-69 win
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s win over Howard at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane on Tuesday, Nov. 14, …
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 7:47 p.m.
Gonzaga puts charge into crowd with five first-half dunks
The Gonzaga Bulldogs aren’t just looking for an easy win over Howard, they’re putting on a show.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams hits 1,000-point milestone
It was a move Johnathan Williams has done dozens of times in his Gonzaga career. The senior forward drove into the lane and finished with his left hand, reaching a …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams closes in on 1,000 career points
A few of Gonzaga’s more seasoned players are already putting up some impressive numbers on the stat sheet this season.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Zach Norvell Jr. scores a game-high 18 points to lead No. 17 Gonzaga to 106-69 rout of Howard
Updates from Gonzaga’s college basketball game against Howard on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2017.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Howard in the middle of seven-game, cross-country road stretch to open season
The Zags are catching Howard near the beginning of its long road trip that is taking them to both ends of the country.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams named to Wooden Award top 50
Gonzaga senior forward Johnathan Williams is on the watch list for another player of the year award in college basketball. Williams made the John R. Wooden Award’s top 50, released …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 4:10 p.m.
Freshman RJ Cole leads talented Bison backcourt
For the second game in a row, Gonzaga’s defensive attention will be on the opponent’s talented backcourt.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
Gonzaga shoots for improvement against visiting Howard
Season openers usually produce an abundance of good and bad and Gonzaga’s rout of Texas Southern filled both categories.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Gonzaga moves up one spot to No. 17 in AP poll
Gonzaga climbed up one spot to No. 17 in the first AP college basketball poll of the regular season.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura at the center of Japanese media’s attention
Rui Hachimura’s locker sits in between and space was limited with the spillover from a dozen Japanese media interviewing the Zags’ sophomore forward. A year ago, two Japanese reporters chronicled …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Josh Perkins displays range to lead Gonzaga to 97-69 season-opening rout of Texas Southern
Josh Perkins’ ears aren’t listed on the injury report, but they have been getting quite a workout.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
John Blanchette: New-look Gonzaga showed they’re ready to step up in win over Texas Southern
So how long will it take at Gonzaga to step away from the glow of the Bulldogs’ Final Four season?
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams finds his voice in win over Texas Southern
Johnathan Williams isn’t much of a talker, but in Friday’s 97-69 win over Texas Southern, the 6-9 forward had a few words for the opposing big man.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
GU-Texas Southern: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 97-69 win
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 97-69 win over Texas Southern on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
TV Take: Comparisons to last season take center stage on opening night
It’s a new season for Gonzaga basketball, though one that begins with more than the usual emphasis on how last season ended.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Jeremy Jones, Jesse Wade return from injury to play in opener
Gonzaga was back at full strength for its season opener against Texas Southern on Friday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 5 p.m.
No. 18 Gonzaga opens season with 97-69 win over Texas Southern
Gonzaga, as it has done since 2003, began the regular season with a 97-69 win over Texas Southern.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017
Size doesn’t matter for Texas Southern’s Demontrae Jefferson
Demontrae Jefferson might be small, but he gave the Zags quite a workout.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 6:04 p.m.
Versatile Silas Melson gives Gonzaga backcourt options
Josh Perkins didn’t get into early foul trouble on purpose in last Saturday’s exhibition win, but it did provide a peek at Gonzaga’s options for backing up the junior point …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
Gonzaga entertains well-traveled Tigers in season opener
The college basketball season is here and that means one thing for Texas Southern: Gentlemen, pack your bags.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
Texas Southern’s Demontrae Jefferson paces the Tigers
The most intriguing matchup of Gonzaga’s opener against Texas Southern could be at point guard.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams on Naismith Trophy watch list
Gonzaga senior forward Johnathan Williams is one of 50 players on the Naismith Trophy preseason watch list.