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TV Take: Gonzaga passes latest test – announcers, officials not as much

Nigel Williams-Goss did just about everything for the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Thursday night in Provo. Thirty-three points. Seven rebounds. Four assists. Solid defense. And that’s not all. He also helped …

Gonzaga-BYU: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 85-75 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 85-75 win over BYU on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 at the Marriott Center in …

Gonzaga women hit record 17 3-pointers in rout of BYU

Gonzaga’s Zhane Templeton pulled back and tossed up her second shot of the game, her toes just beyond the arc. It seemed as though the entire arena held its breath, …

Gonzaga uses tag-team tactic to contain BYU’s Eric Mika

The Zags had success rotating Przemek Karnowski and Zach Collins on BYU center Eric Mika, the WCC’s leading scorer and rebounder.

Gonzaga handles the adversity in second half Provo

Gonzaga faced its toughest challenge since Arizona in early December in Los Angeles. The Zags led by 19 late in the first half but BYU found its offensive stride in …

Nigel Williams-Goss scores 33 points as No. 1 Gonzaga holds off BYU, moves to 23-0

In the first half, No. 1 Gonzaga looked a lot like No. 5 Gonzaga in January and No. 11 Gonzaga back in November. In the second half, Gonzaga was challenged …

Pace picks up for No. 1-ranked Gonzaga men against BYU

Time for Gonzaga to switch gears.

Battle of the bigs as Eric Mika, Przemek Karnowski square off in Provo

Gonzaga takes on BYU in the Marriott Center on Thursday and the spotlight will be on the big men. The Zags’ Przemek Karnowski and the Cougars’ Eric Mika rank among …

Gonzaga, BYU meet for 16th time in competitive WCC men’s basketball series

A look back at the history of Gonzaga vs. BYU in men’s basketball

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 9:02 p.m.

Gonzaga women face key game against BYU

No disrespect to Gonzaga’s other West Coast Conference rivals, but the BYU rivalry is special.

Top-ranked Gonzaga, No. 2 Baylor share numerous program ties

Gonzaga and Baylor can’t seem to get away from each other this season.

Women’s basketball notes: Gonzaga gets big lift from its bench

Perhaps the rest of the West Coast Conference is out of its depth – at least compared to the Gonzaga women.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 7:15 p.m.

Gonzaga-Saint Mary’s rematch moved to 5:15 on ESPN

The Gonzaga men’s basketball game vs. Saint Mary’s in Moraga on Saturday, Feb. 11, has been moved to 5:15 p.m. on ESPN. The game was originally scheduled for 7 p.m. …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 3:49 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Jordan Mathews finalist for Jerry West Award

Gonzaga’s Jordan Mathews was named one of 10 finalists Tuesday for the Jerry West Award, presented annually to college basketball’s top shooting guard.

Top Dogs: Gonzaga No. 1 in AP, USA Today polls

For all the debate over the weekend about the possibility of Gonzaga reaching No. 1, the voting turned out like so many Zags’ games this season: It wasn’t all that …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 2:57 p.m.

Zags’ secret to success? They like each other

This isn’t their first rodeo. Gonzaga knows exactly what it’s like to be the No. 1 team in the nation. And when it happened the first time back in 2013, …

Gonzaga’s Karnowski, Bakamus enjoy return trip to No. 1

They picked up the nicknames ‘Shrek’ and ‘Donkey’ when they arrived on campus five years ago.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 10:17 p.m.

BYU Cougars tough first test for No. 1 Gonzaga

BYU was one of the last obstacles in Gonzaga’s rise to No. 1 in 2013. The Cougars will be the first test Thursday for the current Zags.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 12:26 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Williams-Goss named WCC player of the week

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss was named the West Coast Conference player of the week Monday.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 3:32 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Williams-Goss one of 10 finalists for Cousy Award

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss is one of 10 finalists for the Cousy Award, which honors the top point guard in Division I basketball.

Gonzaga’s Few doesn’t have one-track mind when it comes to rankings

Gonzaga coach Mark Few will not be refreshing Twitter every 3 seconds to see if the Zags are ranked No. 1 in the nation.

22-0 and rolling: Gonzaga pummels Pepperdine to remain unbeaten

It was essentially a replay of the first Gonzaga-Pepperdine game and pretty much a replay of the WCC season thus far for the Zags.

TV Take: ESPN announcers go back and forth on whether Gonzaga should be No. 1

The question was just about the first words uttered by the ESPN2 announcing crew Saturday night in Malibu. And basically the final ones as well. Should Gonzaga be ranked No. …

Zags exploit mismatches inside and out against Pepperdine

So many mismatches, and No. 3 Gonzaga seemed to take advantage of every one of them in a 96-49 victory over the Peperdine Waves on Saturday at Firestone Fieldhouse in …

GU-Pepperdine: 3 keys’ to Bulldogs’ 96-49 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 96-49 win over Pepperdine on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 at the Firestone Fieldhouse in …

Gonzaga defense clamps down on Lamond Murray

Pepperdine’s Lamond Murray, the leading scorer in the WCC at nearly 21 points per game, scored just four points in the first half. He finished with 12 points on 5-of-14 …

Gonzaga practices at Jordan Mathews’ high school gym

Gonzaga practiced on Friday at Santa Monica High, the alma mater of senior guard Jordan Mathews. “That was nice, going back there and seeing everything,” Mathews said. “It was like …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, 10:03 p.m.

Gonzaga women shoot down Pepperdine, 83-61

How good was the Gonzaga women’s outside shooting Saturday? Good enough to serve up free tacos for all 6,000 fans the McCarthey Athletic Center – by halftime.

Gonzaga coach Mark Few’s No. 1 priority: Stay in game mode

Gonzaga’s defense isn’t the only unit with a lot of deflections. Head coach Mark Few added a few more following Thursday’s rout over San Diego when asked about the possibility …

Lamond Murray Jr., the WCC’s leading scoring, leads the Waves

The key matchup for Gonzaga when they visit Pepperdine on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017.