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UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 4:06 p.m.

Record-breaking fall semester for Gonzaga student-athletes

Gonzaga student-athletes posted a fall semester cumulative grade-point average of 3.35, and they managed to set a few records along the way.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 7:20 p.m.

No. 17 Gonzaga women prepare for another shot at Saint Mary’s

The start of the New Year also offers the Gonzaga women a chance to finish off some old business against Saint Mary’s.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 7:39 p.m.

Gonzaga rewind: Super sub Jeremy Jones, Rui Hachimura’s ‘D’ and an update on Geno Crandall

There was no Geno Crandall yet, but there was a lot of Jeremy Jones and Rui Hachimura in Gonzaga’s 89-54 blowout of CSU Bakersfield on Monday night. Those three Zags …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 10:10 p.m.

Analysis: Rui Hachimura gives family something to cheer about in Gonzaga’s 89-54 victory

Rui Hachimura needed only to look into the crowd to find extra motivation Monday. The junior forward’s mom, sister and mom’s friend traveled from Japan to watch Hachimura’s last two …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 9:44 p.m.

John Blanchette: West Coast Conference slate not likely to be a walk in the park for Gonzaga

Oh, the Bulldogs might well win the West Coast Conference four or five games clear of the field, and could even run the table. When an opponent has their full …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 9:49 p.m.

TV Take: A not-so-secret weapon lifts Gonzaga past CS Bakersfield, elicits praise from announcers

This one was supposed to be different than Gonzaga’s recent three consecutive home nonconference routs. Tighter, more competitive. And for a while, the Zags’ New Year’s Eve matchup with Cal …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 9:08 p.m.

Gonzaga-CSU Bakersfield: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 89-54 victory over the Roadrunners

Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 89-54 victory over Cal State Bakersfield at the McCarthey Athletic Center

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 8:15 p.m.

Recap and highlights: Gonzaga overcomes slow start, routs Roadrunners 89-54

Rui Hachimura scored 22 points and Jeremy Jones notched a double-double as seventh-ranked Gonzaga raced past Cal State Bakersfield 89-54 on Monday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 6:18 p.m.

How we voted: Pac-12’s hoops slide continues as conference goes unrepresented in AP poll for first time since 2011-12

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., Dec. 31, 2018, 8:07 p.m.

Zykera Rice scores 23, No. 17 Gonzaga women top Pepperdine 79-54

Zykera Rice matched her career high of 23 points on 11-of-12 shooting and No. 17 Gonzaga rolled to its ninth straight win, defeating Pepperdine 79-54 on Monday.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 12:30 p.m.

Gonzaga, 12-1, climbs three spots to No. 17 in AP women’s poll

The Gonzaga women climbed three spots to No. 17 in the latest AP rankings released on Monday. The Zags play at Pepperdine at noon on Monday.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 5:48 p.m.

Gonzaga holds steady at No. 7 in AP college basketball poll

Gonzaga (12-2) held steady at No. 7 while Duke is No. 1 for the second straight week, followed by Michigan, Tennessee, Virginia, Kansas and Nevada.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 3:55 p.m.

Gonzaga expects tougher test from CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners

Gonzaga’s last three games, all at home, all against overmatched competition, have produced wins by an average of 46.7 points. Any reason to expect something different when CSU Bakersfield visits …

Year in review: 2018 a tough year to beat when it comes to success of local sports teams

From ESPN GameDay finally visiting Pullman to the success of Central Valley’s Lexie and Lacie Hull, here’s our top sports stories of 2018.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 3:47 p.m.

Gonzaga-CSU Bakersfield key matchup: Damiyne Durham gives Roadrunners boost off bench

This is probably a key matchup first, but we’re going with a non starter.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 9:03 p.m.

Gonzaga women shake off poor first half to defeat Loyola Marymount in West Coast Conference opener

Zykera Rice scored 15 points to lead a balanced attack and No. 20 Gonzaga dominated the second half to defeat Loyola Marymount 78-53 on Saturday in the West Coast Conference …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 9:02 p.m.

Gonzaga rewind: Refreshed Zags tame North Alabama Lions

Gonzaga’s 96-51 drubbing of North Alabama on Friday was void of drama, as expected, but there were plenty of leftovers for the latest Zags’ rewind.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 10:43 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Geno Crandall, Killian Tillie hoping to return to lineup soon

Geno Crandall and Killian Tillie remained on Gonzaga’s sideline Friday against North Alabama, but their wait is coming to an end.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 10:57 p.m.

Analysis: Gonzaga makes another run at record book before coasting to easy win over North Alabama

No. 7 Gonzaga opened up against North Alabama with a run that just kept going. It lasted most of the first half and produced basketball scores rarely seen, such as …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 9 p.m.

Gonzaga-North Alabama: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 96-51 victory over the Lions

Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 96-51 win over North Alabama at the McCarthey Athletic Center

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 8:40 p.m.

Recap and highlights: Seventh-ranked Gonzaga uses balanced scoring attack to rout of North Alabama 96-51

Zach Norvell Jr. scored 20 points and dished out five assists as No. 7 Gonzaga used a fast start to thump North Alabama 96-51 on Friday at the McCarthey Athletic …

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 9:14 p.m.

Gonzaga entertains Division I newcomer North Alabama following holiday break

North Alabama is in the first year of a four-year transition to Division I. The Lions were a Division II power before joining the Atlantic Sun Conference in all sports …

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 9:15 p.m.

Gonzaga-North Alabama key matchup: Lions rely on Jamari Blackmon, guard play

This is how it’s going to be for most of Gonzaga’s remaining games, particularly against WCC opponents.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 6:42 p.m.

From grandma to Vince Carter, Gonzaga players explain their uniform number choices

There’s usually a story behind players’ numbers at virtually every level of basketball. The Zags are no different, picking numbers that carry special significance to family members, a favorite NBA …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 9:14 p.m.

Gonzaga basketball team manager Mac Graff inspires all after overcoming great obstacles

The junior sports management major still does everything he did before his injury. He hunts – even wears the same ghillie suit he wore that fateful day – fishes, plays …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 3:44 p.m.

Gonzaga moves up to No. 7, Duke regains top spot in AP rankings

Gonzaga’s two-week slide in the AP men’s college basketball poll came to a stop and the top spot changed hands again. The Zags responded to two straight losses with two …

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 23, 2018, 4:55 p.m.

Gonzaga’s international players find holiday cheer with assist from assistant coach Tommy Lloyd

Some Gonzaga basketball players probably set sprinting records dashing through the airport early Saturday morning to catch flights home. But several Zags, including four international players, won’t get called for …

Former Ferris standout Erik Benzel happy to root for Denver, even in loss to hometown Gonzaga

Hours after watching his brother Cody Benzel lead Eastern Washington to a 92-73 win over Corban University, Erik Benzel was in the McCarthey Athletic Center to watch his alma mater, …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 5:52 p.m.

Gonzaga rewind: Zags buckle down on defense, ready for much-needed holiday break

The eighth-ranked Zags (11-2) were all about the basketball Friday night. They continued making strides defensively and they’re embracing a much-needed respite before gathering for practice Wednesday.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 10:44 p.m.

Analysis: Gonzaga does it all in 101-40 rout over Denver

Perfect games are usually reserved for baseball and bowling, but the Gonzaga men’s basketball team was in the neighborhood for a good portion of Friday’s game against Denver.