Stories tagged: GU men's basketball
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 2:29 a.m.
Blanchette: Zags punctuated win over Gaels with exclamation points
On a night they were tasked with making a statement – for the country if not themselves – it turns out the Gonzaga Bulldogs lacked the proper punctuation.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 2:32 a.m.
Zags keep their guard up in victory over Saint Mary’s
Saint Mary’s offense starts with guards Joe Rahon and Emmett Naar. It may finish with a Calvin Hermanson 3-pointer or Jock Landale operating on the low block, but the two …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 2:50 a.m.
TV Take: Gonzaga’s unexpected rout of Saint Mary’s gives ESPN announcers time to debate merits of Zags being No. 1
It was supposed to be the showdown of the early season, the best game of the day, college basketball’s mano-a-mano battle in Spokane. Instead it turned out to be just …
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 11:43 p.m.
GU-SMC: 3 keys to Bulldogs’ 79-56 win
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 79-56 win over Saint Mary’s on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 at McCarthey Athletic Center …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 2:34 a.m.
GU-SMC notes: Transfers Nigel Williams-Goss, Johnathan Williams take lead role in Gonzaga’s win over Saint Mary’s
Nigel Williams-Goss and Johnathan Williams watched from the bench last year when Saint Mary’s beat Gonzaga in the McCarthey Athletic Center.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 12:03 a.m.
Saint Mary’s finds welcoming faces at Spokane’s Red Lion pub
The students were back stomping on the stands and dancing to the band’s version of Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” as they cheered on Gonzaga to …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 12:09 a.m.
Kennel explodes with student section back in full force
The Saint Mary’s Gaels probably wish their matchup with Gonzaga would have been scheduled a week earlier. Why? Gonzaga’s student section, The Kennel Club, was back in full force.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 11:45 p.m.
Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s clash in WCC first-place showdown
Silas Melson didn’t mince words. The Gonzaga junior guard offered a blunt assessment of Saint Mary’s two regular-season wins last year over the Zags, particularly the Gaels’ victory at the …
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 11:43 p.m.
The Gonzaga-Saint Mary’s main event: Jock Landale vs. Przemek Karnowski
The key matchup to watch when Gonzaga hosts Saint Mary’s in a WCC men’s basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 14.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 11:42 p.m.
Looking back: Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s have been duking it out for a decade
A look back at the history between Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s in men’s basketball.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 12:33 a.m.
How sweet it is: Gonzaga blows out LMU in second half, reaches 16-0
First it was Pepperdine. Then it was Pacific. Followed by San Francisco.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 12:59 a.m.
Blanchette: Main event has arrived, Gaels vs. Zags on Saturday
As a culture, we are death on warmup acts, no matter how earnest the artist or how eager to entertain. It starts as soon as the tickets are in our …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
TV Take: Dan Dickau unhappy with crowd reaction to another blowout at Kennel
Gonzaga won its 16th game of the season Thursday night, a 93-55 rout of Loyola-Marymount in front of a staid crowd at the McCarthey Athletic Center. And it was that …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 11:24 p.m.
Humble Mike Roth oversees remarkable Gonzaga story
The world is watching now. But it wasn’t always that way. There was a time – and it really wasn’t all that long ago – when Gonzaga athletic director Mike …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 1:07 a.m.
Gonzaga at Portland rescheduled for Jan. 23, two days after Zags host Pilots
Gonzaga and Portland will become quite familiar with each other in the next 11 days. The teams’ basketball game postponed on Saturday in Portland due to inclement weather has been …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 12:48 a.m.
GU-LMU: 3 keys to Bulldogs’ 93-55 win over Lions
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 93-55 win over Loyola Marymount on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 at McCarthey Athletic Center …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 11:21 p.m.
LMU lives by 3, dies by 3 in failed upset attempt at Gonzaga
Loyola Marymount lived by the 3-pointer on Thursday night at the McCarthey Athletic Center – at least to start the game.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 12:40 a.m.
Healed Przemek Karnowski provides Gonzaga’s happiest story of 2016-17 season
Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski jumped above a Loyola Marymount defender, twisted backward, took a quick look at the hoop behind him and hooked the ball over his head and up to …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 11:55 p.m.
Gonzaga worrying about LMU first, then Saint Mary’s
It’s the game before the game, and that can sound an alarm for worrywart coaches. Gonzaga entertains Loyola Marymount on Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic Center, two days before a …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
LMU guard Brandon Brown leads the Lions
The key matchup to watch when Gonzaga hosts Loyola Marymount in a WCC men’s basketball game on Thursday, Dec. 12.
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
Gonzaga out to keep success against LMU flowing
A look back at the history between Gonzaga and Loyola Marymount in men’s basketball.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 11:18 p.m.
Gonzaga freshman Zach Collins making most of his minutes
When Przemek Karnowski was a freshman, he played 10.7 minutes per game behind Kelly Olynyk, Elias Harris and Sam Dower. When Domantas Sabonis was a freshman, he came off the …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 11:17 p.m.
3 in the key with Gonzaga forward Zach Collins
Gonzaga freshman forward Zach Collins sits down for a series of questions.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
Gonzaga-Portland postponed by inclement weather
The Gonzaga-Portland men’s basketball game scheduled for Saturday at 7 p.m. has been postponed due to inclement weather.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 11:35 p.m.
Gonzaga maintaining focus during ‘special season’
The Gonzaga Bulldogs sense they’re in the midst of a something special so they’re planning accordingly. “We know that we’re kind of on a special ride a little bit,” junior …
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
Portland’s prolific backcourt of Alec Wintering, Jazz Johnson piles up the points
Portland’s Alec Wintering and Jazz Johnson form the third highest scoring backcourt in the country. Wintering leads the WCC at 21 points per game. Johnson paces the conference in 3-point …
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 11:33 p.m.
Looking back: Gonzaga, Mark Few have had Portland’s number
The Bulldogs have won six straight against the Pilots, dating back to
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 11:59 p.m.
TV Take: ESPN analysts praise Zags as Final Four team
When a player scores a career-high 36 points, all while missing just three shots, grabbing 11 rebounds and handing out six assists, it’s hard to say anything negative. So ESPN’s …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 11:58 p.m.
‘Phenomenal’ Nigel Williams-Goss picks apart USF as Gonzaga handles Dons, 95-80
Nigel Williams-Goss is feeling much better, thank you. That was evident as the junior guard torched San Francisco for a career-high 36 points, 11 rebounds and six assists to carry …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 11:57 p.m.
GU-USF notes: Zags limit 3-pointers, shore up rebounding in win over Dons
The 36-point explosion by Nigel Williams-Goss commands attention on the stat sheet. Deservedly so. But another column, San Francisco’s 3-point shooting numbers, factored heavily into Gonzaga’s 95-80 WCC victory Thursday.