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Washington State’s Robert Franks, CJ Elleby and Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins to participate in G League Camp

The Cougars’ Robert Franks and CJ Elleby, and the Bulldogs’ Josh Perkins, have chosen to attend the inaugural three-day scouting event at Quest Multisport, designed to give NBA hopefuls and …


UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 5:22 p.m.

Local influence: NCAA field littered with coaches who’ve spent time in Inland Northwest

Here’s a breakdown of eight head coaches, assistants and grad assistants with local ties who’ll be appearing in this year’s Big Dance.


UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 10:48 p.m.

After Gonzaga’s loss, T-Shirts switch headlines

The Zag swag business changed gears after Gonzaga men lost the NCAA National Championship in a nailbiter of a game Monday evening.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 8:45 p.m.

Gonzaga women face grudge games against San Diego, Pepperdine

Make no mistake: this is Payback Week for the Gonzaga women.


WCC schedule set for Gonzaga women’s basketball

For the second straight season, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team will open the West Coast Conference season on the beaches of Malibu, California. According to the WCC schedule announced Wednesday, …


Eagles have 20 wins, Big Sky title in sight

The Eastern Washington women have a lot to play for in the next two weeks, including a 20-win season and a shot at the Big Sky Conference title.


Elle Tinkle’s season at Gonzaga is over

Practice had barely ended Tuesday afternoon at the Martin Centre when emotions came to the surface.


Gonzaga finds shooting touch in rout of San Francisco

Gonzaga closed out the old year by clamping down on San Francisco.


Stanford coming Sunday, but coach Lisa Fortier insists her Zags won’t look past Air Force game

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team isn’t looking past Air Force. Honest.


GU notes: Mark Few’s handstand big hit on campus

HOUSTON – Mark Few’s celebratory handstand following Sunday’s win over Iowa went viral and prompted “Do the Few” imitators across Gonzaga’s campus. It also prompted Few to remind junior forward …


Bulldogs answer every Hawkeyes effort

SEATTLE – After spending the first 20 minutes of Sunday’s NCAA tournament game against Gonzaga as chew toys for the Bulldogs, the Iowa Hawkeyes came out for the second half …


Wiltjer vs. White: Stretch 4’s on display at KeyArena

SEATTLE – Fans of the skinny- forward motif in college basketball that watched the second session of Friday’s NCAA tournament games at KeyArena got a 2-for-1 deal. First they saw …


UPDATED: Fri., March 20, 2015, 11:34 p.m.

Gonzaga moves on with win over North Dakota State

When the game got tight in the second half, probably tighter than it should have, Kyle Wiltjer got more animated. And more clutch. Same with Kevin Pangos.


UPDATED: Fri., March 20, 2015, 10:58 p.m.

Gonzaga women take down George Washington in first round

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Keani Albanez and Sunny Greinacher each scored 19 points to help No. 11 Gonzaga upset sixth-seeded George Washington 82-69 in the opening round of the NCAA tournament …


GU women’s notes: Bulldogs, George Washington appear relaxed

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Both the 11th-seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs and sixth-seeded George Washington women’s basketball teams have the look of confident teams that are comfortable with the pressure of the NCAA …


GU notes: Several Bulldogs get first shot at NCAA tourney spotlight

SEATTLE – Kevin Pangos, Gary Bell Jr. and Kyle Wiltjer have played in six NCAA tournament games. Przemek Karnowski and Kyle Dranginis have suited up for four and played in …


Gonzaga-George Washington matchup promises to entertain

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Throw out the seeds. All indications point to a barn burner when the Gonzaga and George Washington women’s basketball teams square off today at the NCAA tournament. …


Favored Gonzaga won’t change its style against plodding Bison

SEATTLE – There are few mysteries here. Second-seeded Gonzaga wants to play up-tempo. In the half-court, the Zags want to play through their trio of bigs.


Gonzaga-George Washington matchup promises to entertain

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Throw out the seeds. All indications point to a barn burner when the Gonzaga and George Washington women’s basketball teams square off today at the NCAA tournament.


Speculation to end as Gonzaga learns NCAA tournament seed today

Pretty quiet out there. Two years ago, Selection Sunday brought the anticipation of Gonzaga making history with the first No. 1 seed in program history. Some years this day is …


In brief: Gonzaga will play home-and-home series vs. UCLA and Arizona

College basketball: Gonzaga continues to add marquee opponents to its nonconference men’s basketball schedule. The Zags announced home-and-home agreements with UCLA and Arizona. GU will face the Bruins in Pauley …


Full-court pressure

She never played basketball, but Sara Fortier is pretty quick off the dribble. It’s halftime at Reese Court, and her grandson Calvin is twirling his milk straw all over Sara’s …


Life is a full-court press for coaching couple

Craig and Lisa Fortier work hard every day, raising a family against a full-court press of practices, games, meetings and recruiting trips – and they wouldn’t have it any other …


Gonzaga keeps WCC streak alive with win over Portland

Portland, which handed Gonzaga its only WCC loss, was determined to make it two in a row over the Bulldogs. Gonzaga seniors David Stockton and Sam Dower Jr. and junior …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 30, 2013, 9:27 p.m.

Zags Bell out with broken hand

Gonzaga junior guard Gary Bell Jr., has a broken hand and will be out 4-6 weeks.


Zags use bench to beat Broncos

There have been easier, prettier and bigger victories in Gonzaga head coach Mark Few’s 15 seasons, but this one sent the satisfaction meter soaring. With their top three scorers battling …


Lately, program needed to identify Zags on floor

The end-of-the-bench Olympics has been a McCarthey Athletic Center tradition since the doors opened. When the home team’s average margin of victory any given season can be 25 points, whether …


Zags lose twice

WICHITA, Kan. – Gonzaga basketball coach Mark Few gave Kevin Pangos a hug as the junior guard was leaving INTRUST Bank Arena to catch a flight home, weather permitting, for …


GU prepares for physical Kansas State

WICHITA, Kan. – Gonzaga senior guard David Stockton is a concise, cut-to-the-chase interview subject. When asked about the challenge Kansas State presents in the Wichita Wildcat Classic today, Stockton advised …


Junior guard for Gonzaga scores 20 in Battle in Seattle win

SEATTLE – Gonzaga basketball coach Mark Few tried – without much success – to convince anyone who would listen that South Alabama wasn’t a pushover. Few tried to impart to …