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UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:46 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Jenn and LeeAnne Wirth rely on each other on, off the basketball court

On the court, the twins are a big reason the Zags are 10-1 and off to the best start in school history going into Thursday’s home game against Idaho.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:57 p.m.

Gonzaga women hoping to power past Idaho in the paint

Led by the “Splash Sisters,” Mikayla Ferenz and Taylor Pierce, nearly half of Idaho’s field goal attempts are threes as 240 of 519 total field goal attempts are from beyond …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 6:54 p.m.

Analysis: Gonzaga gets blowout win; Josh Perkins possibly gets first dunk

If you had Josh Perkins’ first dunk coming in the second half of his 128th career game at Gonzaga, take a bow. Maybe. Perkins made a steal, raced down court …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 9:52 p.m.

Gonzaga-UT Arlington: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 89-55 victory over the Mavericks

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 89-55 win against UT Arlington at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 10:33 p.m.

TV Take: Gonzaga returns home for holiday season, gifts fans with bounce-back win over UT Arlington

There is something comforting about being home for the holidays. And that’s true even in college basketball, though the atmosphere in the McCarthey Athletic Center is always different this time …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 8:07 p.m.

Recap and highlights: Tandem of Brandon Clarke, Rui Hachimura lead No. 8 Gonzaga to 89-55 win over UT Arlington

Brandon Clarke and Rui Hachimura both notched double-doubles as No. 8 Gonzaga rebounded from back-to-back losses with an 89-55 rout of UT Arlington on Tuesday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.

Gonzaga-UT Arlington key matchup: PG Brian Warren directs Mavericks’ offense

Junior guard Brian Warren leads UT Arlington in most offensive categories, including scoring (14.9), assists (3.3) and made field goals (48), 3-pointers (17) and free throws (38).


Gonzaga women remain at No. 21 in latest AP basketball poll

A day after improving to 10-1, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team remained No. 21 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll on Monday.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 3:22 p.m.

Travel-weary Gonzaga back home to face UT Arlington

After a demanding stretch of prime matchups, long road trips and finals week, Gonzaga could probably use a break.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 11:57 a.m.

Gonzaga drops to No. 8 in AP poll following second straight loss

Gonzaga dropped four spots to No. 8 in the AP men’s college basketball poll after falling to North Carolina on Saturday.


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 6:06 p.m.

Gonzaga rewind: Defense, rebounding top Zags’ to-do list

North Carolina’s student section serenaded Gonzaga in the final minute with the time-honored taunt “Same as last time.” They were half right. The Tar Heels did get the better of …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 8:39 p.m.

How we voted: After stubbing its toe week earlier, North Carolina’s win over Gonzaga was much-needed

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: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 11:11 p.m.

Analysis: Gonzaga nailed by North Carolina on boards, leading to second straight loss

The combination of inattentive defense and rebounding issues knocked Gonzaga from the unbeaten ranks last Sunday.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 10:53 p.m.

John Blanchette: Gonzaga may have muffed the final against North Carolina, but the rest of the semester deserves high marks

So in the wake of the 103-90 pounding at the Dean Dome and their second straight loss – and possible tumble out of top 10 next week – how much …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 9:16 p.m.

Gonzaga takes a close-up look at North Carolina’s historic facilities at the ‘Dean Dome’

Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth isn’t a big fan of traveling, but he is a fan of college basketball history. And learning.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 7:45 p.m.

Gonzaga-North Carolina: 3 keys from the Tar Heels’ 103-90 victory over the Bulldogs

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from UNC’s 103-90 win at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 6:20 p.m.

Recap and highlights: Cameron Johnson, Luke Maye help No. 12 North Carolina hand Gonzaga its second straight loss

It is the first time since February 2014 that Gonzaga has lost two straight games, a span of 168 contests that was the longest streak in NCAA Division I.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 7:06 p.m.

Offensive-minded Gonzaga, North Carolina searching for gains defensively

They are separated by eight spots in the AP rankings and not much more than that in terms of their offensive and defensive disposition.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 6:33 p.m.

No. 21 Gonzaga women face test at Missouri State

The Gonzaga women have seen a little of everything this year.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 6:55 p.m.

Gonzaga-North Carolina key matchup: Cameron Johnson causes problems with size, shooting stroke

The Tar Heels present several challenging matchups for the Zags, but we’ll highlight Cameron Johnson, a 6-foot-9, 210-pound guard who transferred to UNC after two seasons at Pittsburgh.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 10:01 p.m.

Gonzaga, North Carolina pack milestones into three series meetings

The series consists of just three games, but what a trio for both programs. No. 4 Gonzaga (9-1) visits No. 12 North Carolina (7-2) at the Dean Smith Center on …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 7:19 p.m.

Who is Rui? How an uncatchable fastball turned Gonzaga’s Hachimura from baseball prodigy to potential NBA lottery pick

Looking back, Rui Hachimura is grateful he stayed at Gonzaga through a stressful first year in Spokane.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 6:41 p.m.

Gonzaga rewind: Areas for Bulldogs to address after entertaining stretch of games

Gonzaga is only one-third of the way through the regular season, but it has been involved in several of college basketball’s most entertaining games.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 8:19 p.m.

Gonzaga coach Mark Few clarifies his national champions ‘who do it right’ postgame comment

Gonzaga coach Mark Few stands by his comments Sunday that he’s disappointed the NCAA hasn’t moved faster with its investigation into college basketball corruption. But the Zags coach was adamant …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 7:06 p.m.

How we voted: It’s back to square one as Kansas vaults past Gonzaga to recapture No. 1 ranking

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 …


Gonzaga women move to No. 21 in latest AP Top 25 rankings

Gonzaga moved up three spots to No. 21 in the latest AP Top 25 women’s basketball poll released on Monday.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 7:32 p.m.

First loss drops Gonzaga to fourth in AP poll, sixth in USA Today

Gonzaga tumbled to fourth in the AP men’s college basketball poll and sixth in the USA Today poll, ending a two-week run at No. 1. Tennessee (7-1) knocked the Zags …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 7:14 p.m.

John Blanchette: With perfection out of the picture, Gonzaga focused on building best team for March

What, you thought they were going to go 40-0?


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 6:15 p.m.

Analysis: Admiral Schofield helps Tennessee sink No. 1 Gonzaga with clutch baskets

Admiral Schofield’s banked 3-pointer gave the Volunteers the lead and his pure 3-pointer on a GU defensive mistake with 22 seconds remaining spurred No. 7 Tennessee’s 76-73 upset victory Sunday …


Gonzaga-Tennessee: 3 keys to the Volunteers’ 76-73 win over the Bulldogs

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Tennessee’s 76-73 win against Gonzaga at the Jerry Colangelo Classic in Phoenix.