Stories tagged: Gonzaga men's basketball
SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 2017, 10 P.M.
Riccardo Fois analyzes stats to get most out of Bulldogs
Statistics reveal the basic ins-and-outs of every basketball game – but how do they determine an outcome? Gonzaga’s assistant video coordinator Riccardo Fois analyzes which statistics are important to an …
MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2016, 8:46 P.M.
Chiefs trade for forward
The Spokane Chiefs announced have acquired 19-year-old forward Tanner Wishnowski from the Kelowna Rockets in exchange for the rights to 16-year-old forward Colum McGauley.
SATURDAY, JAN. 30, 2016, 7:30 P.M.
Zags trio, Cooper Kupp, Tyler Johnson capture SWABS awards
Gonzaga University’s Elite Eight NCAA basketball team garnered two awards and the Bulldogs women added a third in voting by the 56-member Inland Northwest Sportswriters and Broadcasters association.
TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015
Gonzaga men have set the bar high; too high?
In the spring of 2013, Kelly Olynyk was weighing a jump to the NBA against a return for his senior season at Gonzaga University, which was coming off the highest …
TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015
Byron Wesley asserts himself as GU men put whipping on Pepperdine
LAS VEGAS – Less is more is a nice concept, if forever difficult to sell and even harder to fully embrace as a practical matter. Should it need a poster …
TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015
Gonzaga men in WCC championship game for 18th straight season
LAS VEGAS – Kyle Wiltjer’s OK. Byron Wesley was better than OK and so were the rest of the Zags. Top-seeded Gonzaga, looking more like the dominant team from earlier …
TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015
Wild week leads to changes across AP Top 25 poll
The stability of the Associated Press Top 25 men’s basketball poll these past several weeks blew up during a tumultuous week of big victories and upsets. Kentucky, Division I’s only …
TUESDAY, FEB. 24, 2015
Gonzaga men hold firm in basketball polls; Wiltjer honored again
Another week without movement at the top of the men’s college basketball polls, another weekly honor for junior forward Kyle Wiltjer. Gonzaga (28-1) remained No. 3 in the Associated Press …
TUESDAY, FEB. 10, 2015
Gonzaga men retain 2nd in USA Today poll but slip a spot to 3rd in AP
Gonzaga remained No. 2 in the USA Today Top 25 released Monday but dropped one spot to No. 3 in the Associated Press men’s basketball poll. The Zags (24-1), who …
TUESDAY, OCT. 28, 2014
Gonzaga men’s basketball team heavily favored to win WCC title
Not breaking news: Gonzaga is heavily favored to repeat as WCC men’s basketball champions. The WCC coaches’ poll was released Monday and GU received nine of 10 first-place votes – …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2014
Spokane acquires forward from P.A.
The Spokane Chiefs added experience Monday in a trade with the Prince Albert Raiders for 20-year-old forward Calder Brooks. In exchange for Brooks, who has 26 goals and 42 assists …
SATURDAY, JAN. 4, 2014, 10:13 P.M.
Patchwork Zags dump Pacific
Relying on depth, reserves turned starters and clamp-down defense, Gonzaga has stitched together four wins, the latest an 86-64 victory over Pacific on Saturday.
MONDAY, DEC. 30, 2013, 8:09 P.M.
Gonzaga tops San Francisco 69-41
Drew Barham scored 15 points, all on 3-pointers, as short-handed No. 24 Gonzaga beat San Francisco 69-41 on Monday night.
TUESDAY, NOV. 26, 2013
Big Sky honors Eagles QB again
College football: In what could be a prelude to the Big Sky Conference and national awards, Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams was named the Big Sky Offensive Player of the …
TUESDAY, DEC. 4, 2012
Toughest month ahead for Gonzaga
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are unbeaten, cruised through a Holiday tournament, ranked in the top 10 and hearing Final Four chatter from national pundits. Sounds like the 2008-09 Zags at the …
TUESDAY, NOV. 27, 2012
3 Eagles tabbed All-Americans
College football: The initial NCAA Football Championship Subdivision All-America team for the 2012 season was released by College Sports Madness and three players from Eastern Washington were selected. Junior wide …
TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012
Zags sign 7-1 post
Gonzaga University men’s assistant basketball coach Tommy Lloyd recruited 7-foot-1 Polish center Przemek Karnowski for two years. Late in the process, several high-powered programs tried to get involved, including Duke, …
SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 2012
Blanchette: Don’t try to pigeonhole Gonzaga
PITTSBURGH – This is about the stage of March Madness when the Gonzaga apostle begins peeking at Faust’s bracket and weighing the bargain. Do you give up everything you have …
TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2012
No banner outcome for Zags in rivalry that isn’t flagging
LAS VEGAS – It’s been 15 years in the making, but finally someone took it all away from the Gonzaga Bulldogs. All right, not all of it.
MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012, 11:11 P.M.
Blanchette: No banner outcome for Zags
It’s been 15 years in the making, but finally someone took it all away from the Gonzaga Bulldogs. All right, not all of it.
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2012
Blanchette: GU’s wins come harder than in old days
Gonzaga’s student take-the-hate- out-of-hoops movement to curb any potential faith-baiting of the guests from Brigham Young on Thursday night was all fine and noble. Somebody needed to put some hoops …
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2012
Blanchette: Gonzaga showed its power in rematch
Game long over, a Gonzaga operative pushed a wheelchair through a ground-level corridor at the McCarthey Athletic Center and toward the court, where he encountered Randy Bennett – more resigned …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2011, 11:05 A.M.
Gonzaga picked to win; BYU third
Men’s basketball: It’s hardly surprising that Gonzaga, which has won or shared the last 11 West Coast Conference men’s basketball titles, was favored to make it 12 straight when the …
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2011
Zags not thinking past WCC
LAS VEGAS – Depending on what bracket genius you want to believe, Gonzaga at the moment is an 11-seed (but classified as on the NCAA tournament bubble), an 11-seed and …
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011, 4:55 P.M.
Zags want to make their own path to NCAA men’s tourney
Depending on what bracket genius you want to believe, Gonzaga at the moment is an 11-seed (but classified as on the NCAA tournament bubble), an 11-seed and rising, or one …
SATURDAY, FEB. 26, 2011, 8:11 P.M.
GU men earn another title
Gonzaga throttled San Diego 68-31 on Saturday night at the Jenny Craig Pavilion, to clinch a share of its 11th consecutive WCC title, the second-longest streak in NCAA Division I …
THURSDAY, FEB. 17, 2011, 8:37 P.M.
Carter scores 20 in Zags’ win over Santa Clara
Marquise Carter scored a career-high 20 points and had five assists to help Gonzaga beat Santa Clara 85-76 on Thursday night.
SATURDAY, FEB. 12, 2011, 9:27 P.M.
Gonzaga men win at Pepperdine
Elias Harris had 15 points and 11 rebounds as Gonzaga defeated Pepperdine 63-44 Saturday night.
FRIDAY, FEB. 11, 2011, 8:56 P.M.
Zags play at Pepperdine
Keion Bell, Pepperdine’s top scorer the last three years, has missed the last two games, but the Waves responded with a pair of wins. The Zags take on the Waves …
THURSDAY, FEB. 10, 2011, 10:36 P.M.
Gonzaga men win sloppy game
The mistake-prone Bulldogs couldn’t put Loyola Marymount away and ended up having to fend off a late Lions’ rally to claim a sloppy 67-57 West Coast Conference men’s basketball victory …