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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:31 p.m.

Gonzaga will open WCC schedule at home against Pacific, Santa Clara

The WCC men’s basketball schedule is a bit more travel friendly for the Gonzaga Bulldogs. The Zags face three split weeks (one home game, one road game). They had five …

Showcase athletes, celebrities will team up again for cancer fundraiser

The Showcase, which has raised $5.8 million in three years for the Community Cancer Fund’s fight against cancer in the Inland Northwest, returns to the Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course …

Former Zag Stephen Gentry returns as Gonzaga basketball’s director of operations

Stephen Gentry felt right at home at a recent Gonzaga athletic department staff meeting. It was almost like he never left. Gentry, a former Zag walk-on, has returned to Gonzaga …

UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 10:52 p.m.

Former Gonzaga players band together as ‘Few Good Men’

Dan Dickau doesn’t play much pickup basketball these days.

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.

UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017, 10:58 p.m.

John Blanchette: For all the successes, Gonzaga remains grounded by its humble history

You want an idea how far Gonzaga basketball has come?

UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:50 p.m.

Superstitious Gonzaga fans searching for answers to loss blame black jerseys

Gonzaga’s heartbreaking loss to North Carolina in the NCAA basketball championship had many wondering why GU’s promising season had such a bitter ending.

John Blanchette: Gonzaga’s ties bind like no other program

There is something almost Rat Pack-y about them, only they’re in shorts and sports shirts instead of tuxes and unknotted bow ties.

Gonzaga players, coaches adjust to raised court at University of Phoenix Stadium

Gonzaga coach Mark Few and assistant Tommy Lloyd usually carry on a running dialogue during games.

UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 6:44 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Mark Few named Naismith Coach of the Year

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few was named the 2017 Naismith Men’s College Coach of the Year on Sunday, according to a release.

Gonzaga boosts entire community with sustained excellence

Mention “Spokane” anywhere in the world, and the first topic of conversation is Gonzaga. The community and the university have become inseparable.

UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 9:55 p.m.

Gonzaga coach Mark Few celebrates with team in locker room with traditional handstand

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few struggles to show emotion after wins.

Gonzaga coach Mark Few sticks to gut, fouls intentionally up three at end of game

To foul or not to foul up three points in the waning moments of the game?

UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 10:47 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Mark Few wins AP coach of the year

Gonzaga’s Mark Few on Thursday collected the Associated Presss Coach of the Year award and the large trophy that goes with it.

Gonzaga’s Mark Few reaching Final Four popular among coaching colleagues

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes said Gonzaga coach Mark Few reaching his first Final Four has been popular in the coaching fraternity. Few has heard from numerous colleagues, including longtime friends …

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John Blanchette: Five steps that ‘made’ Gonzaga a Final Four program

It only took 19 years – and that was just how long ago the nation first became aware Gonzaga had a basketball team – for the Bulldogs to become an …

Final Four coaches Few, Williams: Mutual respect and a well-executed practical joke

Gonzaga coach Mark Few and North Carolina counterpart Roy Williams have shot craps together, played cards and hung out at Nike-sponsored coaching clinics.

UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 11:12 p.m.

Huckleberries: Huckleberries: One chosen bachelor still remembers Chuck Barris’ ‘Dating Game’

It’s 1968 and Woody McEvers is fresh out of high school with a dream job – maintenance man at Malibu Beach, Calif.

UPDATED: Sun., March 26, 2017, 12:28 a.m.

Gonzaga leaves no doubt, routs Xavier to earn trip to Final Four

Gonzaga knocked on the Final Four door twice before. The Zags didn’t bother knocking Saturday. They kicked the door down, trampling Xavier 83-59 in the West Regional final along the …

Mark Few, Bob Huggins formed friendship over years of coaching

After decades as prominent college basketball coaches, Bob Huggins and Mark Few have at times come off a bit prickly, particularly when dealing with sports reporters who have spent those …

UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:08 p.m.

Mark Few, three Zags honored with All-District 9 awards

Gonzaga’s Mark Few was named District 9 Coach of the Year, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced Wednesday.

UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 7:29 a.m.

Plenty of milestones for Gonzaga coach Mark Few on his way to 500 wins

Pick a number between 1 and 500.

Gonzaga’s Mark Few and crew savor another Sweet 16

Among the numerous mileposts in Gonzaga’s 2017 season was one Saturday that went largely unnoticed. Gonzaga sealed its third straight Sweet 16, which hasn’t happened since the 1999 squad launched …

UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 5:06 p.m.

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few reaches 500-win milestone with team’s 79-73 win over Northwestern

Gonzaga coach Mark Few reached a milestone after the Zags’ 79-73 victory over Northwestern in the second round Saturday of the NCAA tournament.

UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 9:18 p.m.

Mark Few says Gonzaga will keep its options open when it comes to conference affiliation

Butler and Creighton each comfortably made the NCAA Tournament field this year, although neither school won their conference tournament. That’s because the former mid-major powers upgraded to the Big East, …

UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 3:55 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams dominates South Dakota State’s Mike Daum

SALT LAKE CITY – Seems logical Johnathan Williams would lock down South Dakota State scoring wizard Mike Daum.

UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 8:45 p.m.

Guardian reporter says Spokane city of desperation – except for Zags

Heads up Spokane: you are a town of gloom and doom.

UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 4:59 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Mark Few receives another Coach of the Year award

Gonzaga’s Mark Few has been named winner of the Henry Iba Award, presented to the national coach of the year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.

UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 11:12 p.m.

Shawn Vestal: Guardian report exposes dreary truth that there’s no hope in Spokane except Zags

Another dreary, desperate day in Spokane. The skies are gray. Our hopes are dim and dimming. We wander listlessly, zombies scouting for vestiges of community, trying not to get robbed. …