Stories tagged: Kyle Wiltjer
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Former Gonzaga big Kyle Wiltjer signs with Toronto Raptors
Kyle Wiltjer has agreed to a one-year, $1.3 million non-guaranteed contract with the Raptors, Dime Magazine reported. The 6-foot-10 forward will compete for one of 15 roster spots.
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Report: Clippers waive ex-Zag Kyle Wiltjer
Former Gonzaga Bulldog Kyle Wiltjer’s stay with the Los Angeles Clippers will apparently be a short one.
Wed., June 28, 2017, 6 p.m.
Ex-Gonzaga player Kyle Wiltjer part of blockbuster trade involving Chris Paul
Chris Paul is heading to Houston to join James Harden, and the Rockets will soon have two All-Stars in the backcourt to lead their chase for a championship.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 12:24 p.m.
Nigel Williams-Goss named WCC scholar-athlete of the year
Nigel Williams-Goss has added another award to his sizable collection of on- and off-court honors.
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 11:07 p.m.
Ex-Zag Kyle Wiltjer makes NBA Rockets’ roster
Former Gonzaga Bulldog Kyle Wiltjer has made the Houston Rockets’ roster, according to the Houston Chronicle.
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 9:07 p.m.
Zags have big shoes to fill in front court
Perhaps the biggest question on the minds of Gonzaga fans is how effectively the Zags can mix and match with a roster packed with talented transfers and freshmen.
Fri., June 24, 2016, 6:35 p.m.
Blanchette: Gonzaga’s big weekend shows team’s commitment to communal cause
This is Hoopfest’s weekend, but in the event’s DNA is a willingness to share, whether it’s with other causes or the avowed one: basketball.
Wed., June 22, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis, Kyle Wiltjer await call at NBA draft
Former Gonzaga teammates Domantas Sabonis and Kyle Wiltjer went about predraft preparations in different ways with the same goal in mind: improving their NBA draft stock.
Sat., June 11, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
Locally: Wiltjer chosen WCC Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Thu., March 24, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
GU men’s basketball notes: Poker, fishing, basketball among things uniting Mark Few and Jim Boeheim
They aren’t the Odd Couple, but the dynamic in the friendship of Mark Few and Jim Boeheim has a comic twist that goes beyond their six-inch difference in height.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:44 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Ryan Edwards expects to play in NCAA tournament
The WCC tournament didn’t go as scripted for Gonzaga’s Ryan Edwards, but he plans to be ready for NCAA tournament opener.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
Eric McClellan named top defender in WCC; Wiltjer, Sabonis first team
Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer and Domantas Sabonis have been named to the All-WCC first-team and guard Eric McClellan was voted defensive player of the year.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 11:41 p.m.
GU Senior Night adds emotion to important matchup with Saint Mary’s
Gonzaga-Saint Mary’s to sort out the WCC pecking order? A big deal. Senior Night for three Zags? Also a big deal.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 11:41 p.m.
Gonzaga dispatches Pacific ahead of showdown with Saint Mary’s
Kyle Wiltjer and Domantas Sabonis combined for 49 points to lead Gonzaga past Pacific 90-68 Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 3:12 p.m.
Four Corners: Zags go for sweep against Pacific
Gonzaga goes for a season sweep against Pacific after pulling away for a 71-61 victory in Stockton less than a month ago.
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016, 4:22 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer named WCC player of week
Senior forward Kyle Wiltjer was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week for his efforts in a pair of Gonzaga wins, league officials announced Monday.
Sat., Jan. 30, 2016, 11:54 a.m.
Zags focused on turning in complete game
Gonzaga continues its season-long battle with turnovers and pursuit of the elusive complete game.
Tue., Jan. 12, 2016, 11:36 p.m.
Pair of aces leaves Gonzaga Bulldogs feeling flush
Kyle Wiltjer lobbied to do post-practice interviews Tuesday with Gonzaga frontcourt sidekick Domantas Sabonis as a package deal. Wiltjer even buried a 30-foot shot in hopes of changing the minds …
Wed., Dec. 23, 2015, 8:13 p.m.
Wiltjer, Sabonis lead Zags’ 85-62 romp over Loyola Marymount
Gonzaga made quick work of another WCC opponent, rolling to an 85-62 victory over Loyola Marymount in front of 6,000 Wednesday at the McCarthey Athletic Center. The Zags (10-3, 2-0 …
Tue., Dec. 22, 2015, 6:15 p.m.
Gonzaga looks out for Lions after addressing pressing issues
For at least one game, Gonzaga solved three sticking points this season.
Mon., Dec. 14, 2015, 8:18 p.m.
Gonzaga’s big men too much for Saint Martin’s
Domantas Sabonis and Kyle Wiltjer had double-doubles as Gonzaga rolled past Saint Martin’s 86-50 Monday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
Mon., Nov. 30, 2015, 6:44 p.m.
Kyle Wiltjer named WCC player of the week; Spokane arena team signs two offensive linemen
Senior forward Kyle Wiltjer was named the WCC player of the week after an all-tournament performance at the Battle 4 Atlantis, league officials announced Monday.
Mon., Nov. 9, 2015, 11:29 p.m.
GU’s Wiltjer leads preseason All-America team
Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer received the most votes on the Associated Press preseason All-America basketball team released Monday. The team was voted on by a 65-member national media panel. Wiltjer made …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 3, 2015, 11:06 p.m.
Zags have plans to get three talented bigs’ on court at same time
We didn’t verify it, but there’s a pretty good chance there are two questions Gonzaga basketball coach Mark Few is hearing the most prior to the season.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, 3 p.m.
Surprise! Gonzaga men picked to win WCC
West Coast Conference men’s basketball coaches expect Gonzaga to win its fourth straight title and 15th in the last 16 years.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 14, 2015, 4:19 p.m.
Gonzaga point guard Josh Perkins not a gunner, but he can fill it up
About the time the Blue team slipped into a 10-point deficit during Gonzaga’s scrimmage Saturday, coach Mark Few instructed point guard Josh Perkins to be more aggressive looking for his …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 13, 2015, 5:57 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer named to Malone watch list
Gonzaga senior Kyle Wiltjer has been named to the Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year watch list.
Thu., Oct. 8, 2015
Gonzaga bigs busy globe-trotting over summer
Here are a few possible entries if Przemek Karnowski, Domantas Sabonis and Kyle Wiltjer were asked to write a paper titled: “What I did this summer.”
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 6, 2015, 11:26 p.m.
CBS Sports names Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer Preseason Player of the Year
Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer named CBS Sports’ Preseason Player of the Year Gonzaga men’s basketball player Kyle Wiltjer was named the CBS Sports Preseason Player of the Year.
Sun., April 26, 2015
Give and Take: Tweets of the week
@SRjimm Kyle Wiltjer has decided to return to Gonzaga, according to a GU source @JPBlanchette So when is it time for Lloyd McClendon to go all Joe Riggins on the …