Stories tagged: NCAA Tournament
UPDATED: Sun., April 21, 2019, 10:10 p.m.
Gonzaga junior forward Killian Tillie has decided to test the NBA draft waters. Tillie submitted his name for the June 20 draft, according to a school release Sunday night.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 8:23 p.m.
Gonzaga appears to have found a replacement for assistant coach Donny Daniels, who is leaving the program after nine seasons. The Zags are expected to hire former Vanderbilt associate head …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
Gonzaga junior forward Brandon Clarke has declared for the NBA draft. Clarke made it official Wednesday via a GU release, two days after teammate Rui Hachimura declared for the draft. …
UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019, 10:21 p.m.
For Virginia and Texas Tech, doing something that had never been done before took hard work, dedication, determination – and vision. The Cavaliers and Red Raiders meet in the NCAA …
UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019, 10:26 p.m.
Jarrett Culver knew Texas Tech desperately needed him to make a big leap after a solid freshman year so he charged full-speed into an offseason determined to refine and expand …
UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019, 10:26 p.m.
It’s been six months almost to the day when Gonzaga fans first caught a glimpse of the 2018-19 men’s basketball team. Kraziness in the Kennel serves as the unofficial start …
Tue., April 2, 2019, 6:48 p.m.
Oregon and coach Kelly Graves are going into the Final Four as the only newcomers, surrounded by three women’s teams that have won multiple national championships.
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 6:52 p.m.
Dick Bennett’s fingerprints will be all over this year’s NCAA Tournament.
Mon., March 25, 2019, 10:10 p.m.
Mon., March 25, 2019, 7:48 p.m.
The path to the Final Four will not be easy for Zion Williamson, Luke Maye, De’Andre Hunter and the other top-seeded stars in the NCAA Tournament. For the first time …
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 10:46 p.m.
NCAA Tournament: Zion Williamson made a layup over 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall in the closing seconds and RJ Barrett’s putback provided the margin of victory as top-seeded Duke held off UCF …
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 11:05 p.m.
Any good conspiracy theory is only strengthened by attempts to disprove it. So no one can fault Jimmy Kimmel for doubling down when confronted with evidence that Gonzaga University does, …
Mon., March 18, 2019, 10:22 p.m.
Learned and wise about college basketball as he is, Charles Barkley can’t cover everything, especially when it comes to all that’s complicating Gonzaga’s merge from the on-ramp to the fast …
Mon., March 18, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Whatever you want to call them, the Trojans know how to win. Officially known as the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the school also goes by Little Rock or …
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 9:15 p.m.
Sometimes March Madness really is a walk in the park. That’s where Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier found herself at noon Monday, when her phone buzzed with talk of …
Mon., March 18, 2019, 5:57 p.m.
Senior guard Geno Crandall watched the Selection Show with great interest to learn Gonzaga’s seeding and also see the draw for numerous friends. Crandall, a Minneapolis native, knows virtually all …
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 7:43 p.m.
Killian Tillie’s health has been a key factor throughout Gonzaga’s 2019 season. Josh Perkins’ shoulder was a major question for months leading up to the season. Both should be ready …
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 5:22 p.m.
Here’s a breakdown of eight head coaches, assistants and grad assistants with local ties who’ll be appearing in this year’s Big Dance.
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 8:21 p.m.
Good thing this is a business trip. The most talked-about NCAA Tournament destinations for the Gonzaga women aren’t exactly Spring Break hot spots.
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 9:52 p.m.
Is Gonzaga still a No. 1? Late title games leave several teams in contention for top NCAA Tournament seeds
The Zags seemingly have been glued to the No. 1 seed line since the bracket reveal show on Feb. 9. However, Gonzaga’s loss to Saint Mary’s in the WCC Tournament …
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 11:18 p.m.
Injuries to Laura Stockton, Jill Townsend have bracketologists split on Gonzaga’s NCAA Tournament seeding
Will the NCAA add insult to the injuries already suffered by the Gonzaga women’s basketball team? Quite possibly.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
On Monday the Zags lost guards Laura Stockton and Jill Townsend to injury. A day later, they also lost the West Coast Conference
Tue., March 12, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
NCAA Tournament selection show returning to CBS and its traditional bracket-first format for revealing the field for March Madness
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 10:10 p.m.
These lengthy postseason breaks are nothing new for the Zags, who have an unmatched track record of handling them successfully.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 8:18 p.m.
Gonzaga women embrace journey that led to regular-season title, top seed in West Coast Conference Tournament
It began almost 12 months ago in a sullen locker-room on the campus of Stanford University, where the Zags had just lost their first-round NCAA Tournament game to the host …
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 4:44 p.m.
After a 45-minute tango with Oregon State that resulted in an 81-76 overtime victory, the Huskies are a virtual lock to go dancing later this month.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:05 p.m.
Duke and Gonzaga, Gonzaga and Duke. The two teams can’t seem to get away from each other in the polls or when they tangled on the basketball court in November.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
Tennessee’s loss to Kentucky opened the door for a new No. 1 when the AP men’s college basketball poll is released Monday. It’ll almost certainly be a former No. 1. …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 9:55 p.m.
Gonzaga is projected as the No. 1 seed in the West Region. For now.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
Now that the NFL season has reached an anticlimactic conclusion, the nation’s sporting eyes turn to college basketball for the next two months.