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UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 7:37 p.m.

Can Gonzaga thrive and survive without Killian Tille? Only time will tell.

Killian Tillie’s absence is a blow to Gonzaga’s postseason aspirations, but the Zags demonstrated they can play at a high level without the 6-foot-10 forward in the first two months …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 5:48 p.m.

Gonzaga rewind: Zags maintain sharp edge

The 2017 Gonzaga Bulldogs had it. The 2019 Zags definitely have it through 25 games. Basketball seasons inevitably bring ups and downs. Part of the Zags’ formula for success is …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 9:14 p.m.

Gonzaga basketball team manager Mac Graff inspires all after overcoming great obstacles

The junior sports management major still does everything he did before his injury. He hunts – even wears the same ghillie suit he wore that fateful day – fishes, plays …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 9:16 p.m.

Gonzaga takes a close-up look at North Carolina’s historic facilities at the ‘Dean Dome’

Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth isn’t a big fan of traveling, but he is a fan of college basketball history. And learning.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 7:19 p.m.

Who is Rui? How an uncatchable fastball turned Gonzaga’s Hachimura from baseball prodigy to potential NBA lottery pick

Looking back, Rui Hachimura is grateful he stayed at Gonzaga through a stressful first year in Spokane.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 6:41 p.m.

Gonzaga rewind: Areas for Bulldogs to address after entertaining stretch of games

Gonzaga is only one-third of the way through the regular season, but it has been involved in several of college basketball’s most entertaining games.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 8:19 p.m.

Gonzaga coach Mark Few clarifies his national champions ‘who do it right’ postgame comment

Gonzaga coach Mark Few stands by his comments Sunday that he’s disappointed the NCAA hasn’t moved faster with its investigation into college basketball corruption. But the Zags coach was adamant …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 10:39 p.m.

Take the over: Gonzaga, Creighton putting up video game-like numbers on offense

Gonzaga coach Mark Few appreciates good offense. For the better part of two decades, the Zags have been known for skilled, high-scoring teams. Few’s speaking engagements at various camps and …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 6:02 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr. took flight with big half against Creighton last year

Almost a year ago to the day, Zach Norvell Jr. was a promising redshirt freshman coming off Gonzaga’s bench and averaging just 11.6 minutes per game. Then Creighton happened. Half …


Gonzaga coach Mark Few could be Maui’s biggest fan

Everybody who visits Maui pretty much becomes a fan, but Mark Few might be at the front of the line with his endorsement of the island.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 8:01 p.m.

Gonzaga tightens up defense in blowout win over Texas Southern

Everything is a work in progress this early in the college basketball season.


Underappreciated Gonzaga point guard Josh Perkins primed for big senior year

Josh Perkins doesn’t always tell you how he’s feeling – though he’s routinely a post-game go-to for media – so much as show you. It’s one of the reasons he’ll …


John Blanchette: Game that started Gonzaga’s 20-year NCAA Tournament run was part fact, part fiction

But for 20 consecutive years now, a Gonzaga basketball team has been in the NCAA tournament, and nearly as often as not, played into the second weekend.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 9:04 p.m.

Senior point guard Josh Perkins off to healthy start for Gonzaga at Kraziness in the Kennel

This was Josh Perkins’ fifth Kraziness in the Kennel, but he was probably the most excited Zag on the court Saturday.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 7:50 p.m.

Center Jacob Larsen leaves Gonzaga basketball team to focus on school

Jacob Larsen is no longer on the Gonzaga men’s basketball team. Larsen, who saw limited minutes last season as a redshirt freshman, has decided to quit playing basketball and will …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 6:44 p.m.

NCAA adjusts tournament selection process after input from Gonzaga’s Mark Few, other coaches

The NCAA has made another significant adjustment to the ranking system used for seeding and selecting NCAA Tournament teams. Once again, Gonzaga coach Mark Few was one of the leading …


All over but the qualifying for USA Basketball

USA Basketball’s minicamp is now over, and now the program waits to see if it will qualify for the world championships. If all goes well, they’ll be gathering for a …


Gonzaga’s upcoming schedule ranks among best, toughest in program’s 20-year NCAA Tournament run

In 2005, Gonzaga played three teams ranked in the top five at the time and Washington, which finished No. 8 in the AP final regular-season poll. That didn’t make our …


UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 4:03 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Mark Few to assist at U.S. national team’s minicamp

Gonzaga’s Mark Few is one of nine coaches chosen to assist Gregg Popovich at the U.S. national team’s minicamp in Las Vegas later this month.


USA Basketball picks 9 coaches to assist Gregg Popovich, including Gonzaga’s Mark Few

USA Basketball has picked its lineup of coaches to assist Gregg Popovich at the men’s national team minicamp in Las Vegas this month. Of the nine picks, seven are NBA …


UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 7:14 p.m.

Ralph Walter: Magic of ‘What if’ keeps SuperSonics in Seattle, gives Gonzaga a football team

“What if?” When it comes to sports, it’s hard to find two words as compelling. And it’s the inspiration behind an occasional new series that we’ll kick off this Sunday …


UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 3:34 p.m.

In two decades, five Division I players have been named first-team All-Americans for academics, athletics in the same year. Three were from Gonzaga.

During the last 20 years, only five Division I players were named first-team All-Americans on the court and in the classroom during the same academic year. Three are from Gonzaga.


Gonzaga tops NCAA’s annual ranking for academic success

To all those banners hanging in the McCarthey Athletic Center, the Zags can proudly add another – national academic champions for 2016-17.


UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 11:08 p.m.

Visiting Japanese media have plenty of questions for Gonzaga coaches Mark Few, Tommy Lloyd

Rui Hachimura wasn’t the only one getting grilled by Japanese television crews Tuesday. Bulldogs head coach Mark Few and assistant Tommy Lloyd had to parry some questions about their star …


UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018, 9:06 p.m.

Basketball powers Gonzaga, North Carolina set date for game in Chapel Hill

It’s one of those basketball games fans circle on the calendar, and now there’s an actual date to circle.


UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 10:30 p.m.

John Blanchette: This season’s Gonzaga team deserves to take a bow, even if it fell short of Final Four encore

Having had so much success for so long, it gets increasingly difficult for each successive Gonzaga team to distinguish itself. Being part of a proud lineage is reward enough, certainly, …


UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 9:48 p.m.

ACC throws another roadblock in Gonzaga’s NCAA Tournament path

The NCAA Tournament has been pretty special for Gonzaga, given that the Zags are the only program in the country to reach the last four Sweet 16s. The ACC hasn’t …


UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 11:07 p.m.

Killian Tillie injury forces Gonzaga coach Mark Few to shuffle lineup in Sweet 16 matchup

Just before tipoff between Gonzaga and Florida State on Thursday, Gonzaga head coach Mark Few made a quick change that caught all of Gonzaga’s fan base off guard.


UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

Mark Few’s 2018 coaching ranks with best of his 19 seasons at Gonzaga

A few of Mark Few’s pet peeves: Inquiries about the starting lineup, sweeping generalizations, and awards, all-conference, coach of the year, etc. So his input will be absent from this …


UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 11:39 p.m.

Gonzaga’s NCAA Tournament win over Ohio State sent coach Mark Few heels over head

Even at 55 years old, Gonzaga coach Mark Few can still pull off a handstand.