Stories tagged: March Madness
Thu., April 20, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Gonzaga coach Mark Few reels in another big one
Gonzaga University men’s basketball coach Mark Few is known for having some formidable bigs in the paint.
Wed., April 12, 2017, noon
Steve Christilaw: We can all learn from Zags’ success
When you’ve experienced those early days when Gonzaga basketball was a quaint diversion from everyday campus life, it will never get old to watch the fervor of today’s Zag Nation, …
UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
North Carolina edges Oregon to advance to championship game
North Carolina is one game away from its sixth college basketball national championship after surviving a late rally in the final seconds against Oregon.
Sat., April 1, 2017, midnight
Symphony conductor Nakahara balances loyalty between Zags, Gamecocks
As resident conductor with the Spokane Symphony and music director of the South Carolina Philharmonic, Morihiko Nakahara has ties to both Gonzaga and the University of South Carolina and doesn’t …
Thu., March 30, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Final Four tickets available at a reasonable price
For those who have been waiting for some reasonably priced Gonzaga tickets to hit the secondary markets, now would be a good time to get back online.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 4 p.m.
On Tap: Manito, Lantern tap houses add some hops to March Madness
Manito features an all IPA lineup, while the Lantern has different kinds of beers squaring off.
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 10:47 p.m.
Gonzaga missing Kennel crowd in NCAA Tournament
The Zags seem to be in agreement over one thing – March Madness is not nearly as great without the Kennel.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Gonzaga gets gamblers to bet big, and lose on NCAA Tournament action
Gonzaga beat Northwestern 79-73 on Saturday to advance to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16, but not everybody rooting for the Bulldogs came away winners.
Sat., March 18, 2017, 12:56 p.m.
Updating coverage of (1) Gonzaga vs. (8) Northwestern in NCAA Tournament
Live updates from top-seeded Gonzaga’s second-round game against No. 8 seed Northwestern.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 11:46 p.m.
Gonzaga alumni share in the revelry at Zags’ tourney site
Jen Hansel was on her way to Amsterdam from her home in Denver when she found herself stuck in the Salt Lake City airport for a seven-hour layover. So she …
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 7:47 p.m.
Przemek Karnowski’s doctor has Gonzaga and Northwestern ties
The text showed up on Przemek Karnowski’s phone on Thursday. “Hey, I don’t know who to root for?” The author: Dr. John Shuster, the orthopaedic spine surgeon who performed Karnowski’s …
Thu., March 16, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
Gonzaga’s slow start shows on the glass before cleaning up in second half
The Zags struggled on the glass against South Dakota State in their first-round victory in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 11:18 a.m.
Variety of ways to watch, stream and listen to March Madness games
There’s no shortage of ways to watch the March Madness basketball tournament, even for those games taking place when you’re supposed to be working.
Wed., March 15, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Gonzaga basketball has second home with McCartheys in Salt Lake City
Inside the Walker-McCarthey Mansion, one of many great, old houses that share Salt Lake City’s South Temple street with spire-laden temples, vast stone administrative buildings and a Jimmy Johns, there …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 7:49 p.m.
BBB warns of March Madness scams
Whether you’re looking for tickets to root on the Gonzaga Bulldogs, Oregon Ducks or another favorite team, be on the defense for ticket scammers.
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
Sisters pulled in two directions over Zags’ matchup
When Margie Fiedler thinks of college basketball, there’s one game that comes to mind almost instantly.
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 4:09 p.m.
Oddsmakers like Nigel Williams-Goss and Gonzaga
Oddsmakers think it is extremely likely Nigel Williams-Goss will play a key role in a deep NCAA Tournament run by Gonzaga. In fact, there is only one player they believe …
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
SDSU guard Michael Orris inspired to play for his late brother against Gonzaga
One Jackrabbit will have a little extra motivation to beat the Zags on Thursday. South Dakota State’s Michael Orris said he’ll be playing his best to upset top-seeded Gonzaga in …
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 4:05 p.m.
Some NCAA Tournament ticket prices plunge in Salt Lake City
Despite the presence of top-seeded Gonzaga, and the city’s well-known affinity for basketball, the market for tickets to get into this week’s NCAA Tournament games in Salt Lake city is …
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 9 p.m.
NCAA Tournament rife with Inland Northwest ties
While Gonzaga is the only team from the Inland Northwest to earn an NCAA Men’s Tournament berth, the tournament field abounds with players who have regional ties.
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 7:39 p.m.
Shhh! How to stream March Madness when the boss isn’t around
The 67-game March Madness basketball tournament begins Tuesday, with many games taking place during the day when you’re, ahem, supposed to be working. Fortunately for you – but not your …
Sun., March 12, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
Four reasons why Gonzaga can make Final Four
Can Gonzaga own March Madness? The Zags have the requisite numbers: a No. 4 ranking, a 32-1 record and folders full of advanced metrics that support their billing as one …
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
College hoops’ must-watch games to close the regular season
The college basketball season has been filled with great games the past four months, from the showdown between Kentucky and North Carolina in Las Vegas to Nevada’s miracle comeback against …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 7:02 p.m.
NCAA will distribute millions for academic performance
The NCAA will distribute millions of dollars in March Madness revenue to member schools to reward academic performance by athletes, starting in 2019-20. The NCAA announced Thursday that the Division …
Sun., March 20, 2016, 11:22 p.m.
Maryland spurt in second half too much for Hawaii
Maryland was the bigger, faster and more talented than mid-major Hawaii for just three minutes on Sunday.
Sat., March 19, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
Hawaii studies up on Maryland after celebrating first NCAA win
Quincy Smith celebrated Hawaii’s first-round NCAA tournament upset with anyone who wanted to join in the fun.
Fri., March 18, 2016, 6:10 p.m.
Hawaii bags first NCAA tournament win against embattled California
Hawaii’s first NCAA tournament win was not a Hail Mary affair.
Thu., March 17, 2016, 5:08 p.m.
Fourth-seeded Golden Bears soldier on despite distractions
Cuonzo Martin said he wants to focus only on what he can control in his team’s upcoming NCAA tournament game against Hawaii.
Wed., March 16, 2016, midnight
There was a time when Bulldogs didn’t dance in March
There are kids in their first year of college who have never known a time when Gonzaga University’s men’s basketball program failed to make the NCAA Tournament.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 10:59 a.m.
‘Team Casts’ to air during NCAA basketball title game for 1st time
“Team Casts” will air during college basketball’s national championship game for the first time this season.