Stories tagged: NCAA Tournament
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
At this point, only two or three Pac-12 basketball teams look worthy of being in NCAAs
Nearing the midpoint of the season, there are still plenty of games left, but it’s becoming increasingly difficult for the Pac-12 to change what looks to be a slim number …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
NCAA volleyball tournament: Taylor Mims guides Washington State to first-round win
Washington State junior Taylor Mims had a career night at just the perfect time.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
Washington State volleyball back for more at NCAA Tournament
NCAA selection shows in any sport make for great television.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
Gonzaga-Florida thriller joins list of Zags’ greatest games
Make room, Gonzaga-Michigan State triple-overtime marathon at the 2005 Maui Invitational. You, too, Gonzaga-Arizona double-overtime classic in the 2003 NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Gonzaga’s John Stockton takes his place in College Basketball Hall of Fame
There were Final Four players and a Final Four coach but the two biggest stars inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday never played in the national …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Milwaukee company to release Gonzaga bobblehead commemorating Final Four trip
A Milwaukee company is releasing a new bobblehead to commemorate the Gonzaga Bulldogs’ inaugural trip to the Final Four last season.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
Maegan O’Neill, Washington State women’s soccer motivated to beat Tennessee
For the Washington State women’s soccer team, motivation is a full suitcase and the promise of a week of warm weather.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Final Four adds to Gonzaga’s ring collection
Gonzaga has made 19 consecutive NCAA men’s basketball tournaments and each year the school has made rings recognizing the accomplishment.
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 3:09 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams testing NBA waters but won’t sign with agent
Gonzaga junior forward Johnathan Williams will test the NBA waters but doesn’t plan on hiring an agent, according to a school release.
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 6:59 p.m.
NCAA men’s tournament first- and second-round games will return to Spokane Arena in 2020
March Madness will return to the Spokane Arena in 2020.
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?
Sat., April 8, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Letters to the editor: Gonzaga, Nigel Williams-Goss should hold heads high
Letters to the editor
Sun., April 2, 2017
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: Fri., March 31, 2017, 11:24 p.m.
UConn’s 111-game winning streak ends at hands of Mississippi State women
UConn’s 111-game run came to a stunning end when Mississippi State pulled off perhaps the biggest upset in women’s basketball history, winning 66-64 on Morgan William’s overtime jumper in the …
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Mayors of Spokane, Columbia make flag wager on Gonzaga’s Final Four matchup
The loser must fly the flag of the winning university above City Hall for a day. Both Mayor David Condon of Spokane and Stephen Benjamin of Columbia, South Carolina, released …
UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Mathews brothers, Jordan and Jonah, keeping tabs on each other
When Gonzaga’s Jordan Mathews looked behind him last week, he saw one familiar face he doesn’t ever see in the stands – his younger brother, Jonah. It’s not often that …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
South Carolina women join men in Final Four
Kaela Davis scored 23 points, A’ja Wilson added 16 and top-seeded South Carolina held off No. 3 seed Florida State 71-64 in a furious finish Monday night to win the …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 8:46 p.m.
UConn routs Oregon, heads to 10th straight Final Four
Napheesa Collier scored 28 points, Gabby Williams had 25 and UConn advanced to its 10th consecutive Final Four with a 90-52 victory against Oregon on Monday night.
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.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
College basketball evolving into distinctively NBA game
Rick Pitino watched in amazement as the Michigan Wolverines made 11 second-half 3-pointers, many from well beyond the arc.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
VCU’s Wade heading to LSU after pair of tourney appearances
RICHMOND, Va. – Will Wade is leaving VCU to take over LSU after guiding the Rams to the NCAA Tournament in both his seasons as coach. Vice Chancellor and athletic …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 8:59 p.m.
Tourney roller coaster: Who’s up, down heading to Sweet 16?
Everything’s magnified in March.
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams saves his noise for the court
Johnathan Williams is so soft-spoken even he acknowledges he’s “one of the most quiet guys around.”
Mon., March 20, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
NCAA capsules: UConn rolls; Quinnipiac crashes Sweet 16
Kia Nurse scored 29 points and tied an NCAA Tournament record with nine 3-pointers to lead UConn to a 94-64 win over visiting Syracuse in the Bridgeport Region on Monday …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Kelsey Plum scores 38 as Washington races past Oklahoma
SEATTLE – At this point, the records are just a blur for Kelsey Plum. They get crossed off so quickly there is no opportunity for appreciation.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
Villanova loss, ACC flameout reshape NCAA Sweet 16
The Atlantic Coast Conference’s strong regular season only stood to set up a first-weekend flameout in the NCAA Tournament.
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.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
More to Mountaineers than just pressure defense
Zag fans might want to start the meter on ‘Press Virginia’ references (that’s one) leading up to Thursday’s Gonzaga-West Virginia clash in the Sweet 16 in San Jose.
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.
Sun., March 19, 2017, 7:57 p.m.
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 …