Stories tagged: Mark Few
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
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 …
Fri., July 27, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
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 …
Sun., July 8, 2018, 6 a.m.
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 is one of nine coaches chosen to assist Gregg Popovich at the U.S. national team’s minicamp in Las Vegas later this month.
Fri., July 6, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
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.
“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.
Fri., May 25, 2018
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Even at 55 years old, Gonzaga coach Mark Few can still pull off a handstand.
Fri., March 16, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
In Gonzaga’s inaugural run to the Final Four last season, Zach Norvell Jr. was forced to just watch.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann was brushing up on first-round opponent South Dakota State on Monday night when he decided to dial up GU coach Mark Few. The Zags beat …
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
Leon Rice’s flight back from Seattle landed in Boise at 10:30 Thursday morning – about an hour before Gonzaga’s NCAA Tournament first-round game tipped off at Taco Bell Arena.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 7:34 p.m.
Johnathan Williams can stretch for a rebound, but Gonzaga coach says forward ‘not the most flexible’ on yoga mats
Mark Few wouldn’t win many low-post duels with Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams, but the Bulldogs coach likes his chances against the 6-foot-9 senior on a yoga mat.
Wed., March 14, 2018, 6 a.m.
Earlier this week, betweeen his pre-tournament ESPN spots and radio interviews, “Dickie V” took time to chat with The Spokesman-Review. He recalls his favorite moments from the last three WCC …
Tue., March 13, 2018, 8:21 p.m.
How well do you know Gonzaga’s pod in the NCAA Tournament West Regional? Take our 15-question pod quiz to find out.
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
For six months there was the happy hangover, the gratification of getting to where no Gonzaga team had been before. Then came the reset, the having to put it away …
Mon., March 12, 2018, 6 a.m.
Gonzaga’s residence in the NCAA Basketball Tournament extends to 20 consecutive years now with the Bulldogs’ placement in the 2018 bracket, meaning there’s actually a player on the Bulldogs roster …
UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
Most bracket gurus projected Gonzaga as a five seed. The Zags were awarded a four. The selection committee is sending Gonzaga to Boise, by far the closest site to Spokane …
UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018, 10:59 p.m.
Gonzaga is back where it seemingly always is at this time of year. The Zags are WCC regular-season and tournament champions for the sixth straight season. They’re ranked No. 6 …
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 6:07 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few and Johnathan Williams earned United States Basketball Writers Association District IX honors.
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 3:19 p.m.
You’ve been warned. “Great shooters, and the point guard (Frankie Ferrari) is playing great. Another game just like this,” said Gonzaga coach Mark Few, previewing Monday’s WCC Tournament semifinal date …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
Gonzaga relied on balance during the regular season and that was evident when All-WCC honors were announced Tuesday. Mark Few was voted WCC coach of the year for the 12th …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 5:23 p.m.
One of Gonzaga’s better weeks of the regular season brought mixed results in the AP college basketball poll. The Zags won road games at San Diego and BYU to clinch …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
Gonzaga’s trip to the Jenny Craig Pavilion last February resulted in a 96-38 thrashing that ranked among GU’s biggest blowouts and equaled the worst loss in San Diego’s history.