Stories tagged: NCAA Tournament
Sun., March 11, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
Dear TBS: Please get better or leave the selection show the heck alone
Being a sports fan means making some concessions, compartmentalizing some jadedness and accepting a certain level of commercialism and inconvenience as the fair trade for, well, sports.
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
College basketball corruption case won’t prevent the calls on Selection Sunday
Many named or connected to the probe will hear their teams called when the March Madness field of 68 is unveiled.
Wed., March 7, 2018, 7:45 a.m.
BYU’s loss lets Big Ten bubble teams breathe easy – for now
No. 6 Gonzaga probably has some new fans in Big Ten country. A 74-54 win over BYU in the West Coast Conference Tournament title game on Tuesday night gave the …
Tue., March 6, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Selection show: Tournament teams revealed in 1st 10 minutes
The 68 teams in the NCAA Tournament will be revealed in the first 10 minutes of the selection show on Sunday, and then the brackets and pairings will be unveiled …
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 10:13 a.m.
Gonzaga tries to add finishing touches to NCAA Tournament credentials
There’s always something to play for, particularly with March Madness around the corner.
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 7:49 p.m.
Low-major programs faced with slim margin for error
Sacramento State’s best hope of reaching its first NCAA Tournament came in 2015-16. The Hornets were coming off a 21-win season, had a strong returning nucleus and momentum on their …
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 8:18 p.m.
Gonzaga’s resume doesn’t add up to spot in NCAA selection committee’s current top 16
Gonzaga has never been easy to gauge for the NCAA Tournament selection committee and it seems little has changed under the committee’s new guidelines.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 2:28 p.m.
Virginia No. 1 in preliminary NCAA Tournament rankings; Gonzaga not among top 16
Virginia is the top overall seed in preliminary NCAA Tournament rankings, with Villanova, Xavier and Purdue earning the other top seeds. The Cavaliers, No. 2 in the AP Top 25, …
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.