Stories tagged: Gonzaga Bulldogs
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
TV Take: Analysts on point, officials off the mark as Gonzaga fends off Florida State to reach Elite Eight
Last year, Florida State locked down Gonzaga’s offense and won by 15. Thursday night in Anaheim, Mark Few’s team turned the tables, winning 72-58 to head to the Elite Eight …
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 10:50 p.m.
Spokane resident Jim Kimmel, former owner of Kimmel Athletic Supply, and his son, Jimmy Kimmel Jr., are season ticket holders for Gonzaga basketball. Their names are printed on reserved seats …
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 6:52 p.m.
The Bulldogs’ three-game stretch against San Diego (17-8, 3-3) at Patterson Baseball Complex begins Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 7:13 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Gonzaga uses balanced offensive attack, lock-down defense to top Florida State in Sweet 16 rematch
Brandon Clarke had a double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds as top-seeded Gonzaga fended off fourth-seeded Florida State 72-58 in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday …
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 9:14 a.m.
As Gonzaga’s top-seeded basketball team marches through March Madness, the university has been a popular punch line for television host Jimmy Kimmel and his late-night talk show, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 11:09 p.m.
Sleepers and standouts: Texas Tech’s Jarrett Culver leads an impressive field of players in Gonzaga’s Sweet Sixteen pod
A familiar group of teams, and a familiar pool of players, awaits Gonzaga this week at the Honda Center. Three of the four teams that played in the 2018 Sweet …
UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 9:52 p.m.
John Blanchette: Zach Norvell Jr.’s transformation into complete player has been key to Gonzaga’s success
As a freshman experiencing his very first NCAA Tournament game, Zach Norvell Jr. was accorded an honor that really isn’t an honor but still kind of is. A trip to …
UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
The debate over Gonzaga coach Mark Few’s best team – 2017 vs. 2019 – remains undecided, with the current squad still assembling its full body of work.
UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 8:39 p.m.
Gonzaga faces tough task, but appears better equipped to deal with Florida State in Sweet 16 rematch
The Sweet 16 rematch unfolds Thursday at the Honda Center and both teams have improved since that meeting last March.
UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 8:31 p.m.
Mfiondu Kabengele was Florida State’s leading scorer during the regular season, ACC Tournament and leads the team in the NCAA Tournament – despite coming off the bench in all 36 …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 10:10 p.m.
Ernie Yake singled home Brett Harris in the bottom of the eighth inning and Michael Spellacy pitched a perfect ninth as Gonzaga topped Washington 5-4 in a nonconference game on …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 9:14 p.m.
Look, excellence is swell and should be rewarded. Merit? Merit is the cream that makes the coffee taste like something a little better than acrid hot water. Merit rules. But …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 9:20 p.m.
Down the road, there figures to be an ESPN 30 for 30 on Gonzaga’s rise to national prominence and Mark Few’s probable Hall of Fame coaching career.
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 7:05 p.m.
With perennially contending Gonzaga being courted by the Mountain West, school leaders sought a way to leverage their position as one of the best teams in college basketball. The cut …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 9:14 p.m.
Rui Hachimura became the third Gonzaga player ever named first-team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
Tue., March 26, 2019, 4:12 p.m.
The NCAA says an Ohio man has made history with a March Madness bracket that’s perfect through the tournament’s first 48 games. Gregg Nigl of Columbus says he almost didn’t …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 9:18 p.m.
Gonzaga players reflect on numerous accomplishments after ‘roller-coaster year’ comes to an end at Oregon State
Her college basketball career had ended 10 minutes earlier in a game that could have gone either way. But Chandler Smith didn’t talk about the missed opportunities in a six-point …
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 11:13 p.m.
Once again, Oregon State found a way – and the Gonzaga women are finding their way home after a remarkable season. In a game that wasn’t decided until the final …
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
Gonzaga expected to face some adversity Monday night. The heat in Gill Coliseum, the crowd of 8,000-plus – those were givens. But foul trouble? That wasn’t in the equation, but …
Mon., March 25, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Oregon State’s 76-70 victory over Gonzaga at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Oregon.
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 8:51 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Oregon State uses late surge to top fifth-seeded Gonzaga in second round of NCAA Tournament
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Mikayla Pivec notched a double-double of 19 points and 11 rebounds as fourth-seeded Oregon State used a late run to down No. 5 seed Gonzaga 76-70 in …
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
If Zags’ followers had flashbacks when the West Regional bracket was announced on Selection Sunday, they’ve probably intensified after the first weekend of the 2019 NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 7:58 p.m.
Florida State will be without senior forward Phil Cofer, who didn’t play in FSU’s opening-round win over Vermont because of a foot injury and then learned devastating news in the …
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 10:38 p.m.
No hard feelings, Gonzaga fans: Katie Baker still roots for the Zags. So does her mom, who continues to own season tickets to see the women at the Kennel. But …
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:32 p.m.
It’s not about the minutes, it’s what you do with them. Gonzaga reserves Melody Kempton and Louise Forsyth learned that lesson the easy way on Saturday. Now they hope to …
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
To hear the coaches four years later, there were no losers in that epic second-round NCAA Tournament game between Gonzaga and Oregon State.
Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Sweet 16 rematch with Florida State will tip at 4:09 PT Thursday at the Honda Center in Anaheim.
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:14 p.m.
Now who’s feeling vulnerable? With all they’ve endured in the last two weeks, it should have been the Gonzaga women.
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 11:28 p.m.
With the first weekend of the tournament now over, fewer than five percent of college basketball’s teams 353 teams are still playing. Kansas and Kansas State, both No. 4 seeds …
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 7:06 p.m.
Take a wild guess which Zag had the honor of putting a Gonzaga sticker on the Sweet 16 line of an oversized NCAA Tournament bracket inside the locker room. “Don’t …