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Zags found freshman at Turiaf’s old high school

Every freshman student on every college campus faces an adjustment period. Now add in a sport, and that sport, basketball, is played a bit differently than what you’re used to. …


Gonzaga Bulldogs’ outlook

RECORD: 11-5 overall, 1-0 WCC COMING UP: Tonight vs. Pepperdine, 6 (KHQ); Saturday vs. Loyola Marymount, 5 (KHQ)


Stanford hex has vexed Cougars

Washington State redshirt junior Abe Lodwick can remember celebrating on every Pac-10 basketball court except one: Stanford’s. That’s simple. The Cougars haven’t won in Maples Pavilion since March 5, 2005, …


Gonzaga reels off 9-0 run to answer Portland rally

Gonzaga’s lead, once as large as 18, was down to three in the second half and Portland had seized momentum. Sixty seconds later, the Bulldogs had rattled off nine points …


Murder suspect returns to Spokane after stay at Harborview

A Spokane man suspected of the Dec. 12 shooting death of his 20-year-old girlfriend was transported back to Spokane Thursday after undergoing treatment at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for …


Veteran Zags know too well about WCC

The Gonzaga Bulldogs have almost made it look easy at times while winning 10 straight West Coast Conference basketball titles, perhaps adding to the national perception that the conference slate …


Bulldogs’ tuneup turns into a romp

Southern Utah, with a seven-game winning streak, appeared to be a good tuneup for the Gonzaga University women with West Coast Conference play opening Saturday. Instead, the Thunderbirds were barely …


Long road to victory

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Gonzaga traveled 2,050 miles across three time zones to earn its first road win of the season. The Bulldogs, less than 37 hours after drubbing Oklahoma State …


Gonzaga looks for repeat

If the itinerary for the Gonzaga men’s basketball team sounds familiar – win in Spokane on New Year’s Eve, jet across the country for a nationally televised game less than …


Zags, Cowboys enter game on hot streaks

Gonzaga versus the Big 12 Conference, Round 3. It’s been a split decision as the Bulldogs were pounded by Kansas State before winning a close game against Baylor. Next up …


Zags return to form in game with Lafayette

The Gonzaga men’s basketball team shook off a little rust, incorporated Steven Gray back in the lineup and pulled away from Lafayette College 83-55 Wednesday at the McCarthey Athletic Center. …


Notre Dame rallies in 2nd half to top Gonzaga

Natalie Novosel scored a career-high 27 points and No. 16 Notre Dame beat Gonzaga 70-61 on Wednesday night in Seattle. Skylar Diggins added 19 for Notre Dame (10-3), including a …


Area roundup: Gonzaga thumps Fullerton

Senior Janelle Bekkering scored a career-high 26 points, hitting 10 of 11 field goals, as Gonzaga (10-3) beat Cal State Fullerton 101-52 in nonconference women’s basketball Thursday at McCarthey Athletic …


Zags’ bench comes through against Xavier

For the second straight game, the Gonzaga Bulldogs’ depth and resourcefulness were tested. Put another “A” in the grade book and another “W” on their record. Playing without leading scorer …


Gonzaga airmails BYU message

It’s going to be a little more than a year before Brigham Young and Gonzaga square off in a West Coast Conference game, but the Bulldogs women’s basketball team sent …


Blanchette: Zag fans catch glimpse of Carter’s capability

The exhale in Spokane would have registered 13 on the Beaufort Scale if it went that high. In any case, Marquise Carter felt it – heard it – all the …


Bulldogs will have to defend five Musketeers

Mark Few sees a lot of Gonzaga in Xavier, and vice versa. “They’ve had a great run, just like we have,” Gonzaga’s coach said of the Musketeers, who visit GU …


Gray’s return pinned to treatment

Steven Gray sat in a chair on what would normally be the visiting team’s bench at the McCarthey Athletic Center, watching Gonzaga teammates attempt 3-pointers from nearby seats. He had …


Sacre leads way as Gonzaga outlast Baylor in Dallas

DALLAS – Gonzaga overcame a steady dose of adversity – foul trouble, Steven Gray’s injury, a horn blowing just as Robert Sacre was attempting a free throw in the closing …


Gonzaga’s fine and so is Gray in easy victory

On the basketball court, the Gonzaga Bulldogs had fun again. On the scoreboard, the Bulldogs cruised past Lewis-Clark State College 103-61. In the training room, the news was positive as …


GU’s season boils down to 2 themes

Through its first nine games, two topics seem invariably linked to the Gonzaga men’s basketball team: its meat-grinder schedule and 3-point defense. The Bulldogs can’t do anything about the schedule …


Shooting suspect a veteran

Friends say a man accused of shooting his girlfriend to death before attempting suicide on the Gonzaga University campus is a former U.S. Marine who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. …


Suspect in woman’s death in hospital after shooting self

The man suspected of fatally shooting his girlfriend Sunday was captured by police after he turned the gun on himself while on the Gonzaga University campus, authorities said Monday. Tristen …


Police: Murder suspect shot self on Gonzaga campus

The man suspected of fatally shooting his girlfriend Sunday was captured by police after he turned the gun on himself while on the Gonzaga University campus, authorities said today.


Notre Dame holds off Zags

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The Gonzaga Bulldogs staged a furious rally in the closing minutes but it wasn’t enough to catch No. 23 Notre Dame, which used Ben Hansbrough’s four …


Blanchette: WSU sends humbled Zags back to drawing board

PULLMAN – On the bright side for the Gonzaga Bulldogs, at least the scoreboard at their arena works. Not that the Zags seem to have much need for it this …


WSU gets chance to show Zags it knows how to close out games

PULLMAN – It was just another friendly game between two schools some 80 miles apart. Game No. 144 in a rivalry that stretches back more than 100 years.


Gonzaga in unfamiliar territory at 4-3, unranked

Unranked and sporting a 4-3 record is unfamiliar territory for the Gonzaga men’s basketball team. The Bulldogs have never been 4-3 in Mark Few’s previous 11 seasons as head coach. …


Illinois gives Zags repeat lesson on 3-pointers

SEATTLE – It reminded Illinois men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber of a stretch against Michigan State during the 2004-05 season when the Fighting Illini scored on 12 straight possessions. It …


Harris expected to play

Sophomore forward Elias Harris had another MRI on his right Achilles tendon and for the second time in two weeks, it revealed no tear, according to a Gonzaga press release. …