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UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 9:53 a.m.

Home away from home: No. 1 seed means trip to Salt Lake City for Gonzaga in NCAA Tournament

Gonzaga has been a No. 1 seed three times in the NCAA Tournament. The Zags have been sent to Salt Lake City each time. Here’s a look at their two …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 9:55 p.m.

Gonzaga projected as No. 1 seed on bracket preview show

Gonzaga is projected as the No. 1 seed in the West Region. For now.


UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 8:21 p.m.

Gonzaga gets high marks in 2019 projections

Gonzaga is projected as a No. 1 seed, ranked in the top 10 and among the favorites to win the 2019 national title. So says ESPN.com bracketologist Joe Lunardi, seven …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 4:56 p.m.

Top-seeded Gonzaga awaits winner of LMU-Portland in quarterfinals of WCC Tournament

Top-seeded Gonzaga (27-4, 17-1) will open the WCC Tournament against No. 8 Loyola Marymount or No. 9 Portland in the quarterfinals Saturday at 7 p.m. at Orleans Arena in Las …


UCLA’s loss should benefit Zags’ pursuit of top seed

Selection Sunday is 50 days away. Chatter about bracket projections and seeding started picking up volume after the college football season ran its course. College basketball will occupy center stage …


Gonzaga men’s basketball: Do Zags deserve to be No. 1 seed?

There’s some company to the on-going debate of whether this is Gonzaga coach Mark Few’s best team. Is third-ranked Gonzaga ranked too high or too low? Are the Zags a …


Gonzaga men’s basketball: Do Zags deserve to be No. 1 seed?

There’s some company to the on-going debate of whether this is Gonzaga coach Mark Few’s best team. Is third-ranked Gonzaga ranked too high or too low? Are the Zags a …


Three seniors end Gonzaga careers

SALT LAKE CITY – Elias Harris, one of three Gonzaga seniors, would do it all over again, except change the ending. “It just hurts,” said Harris, who had 12 points …


UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2013, 12:28 p.m.

Zags still heroes to fans

The atmosphere among Gonzaga University’s basketball fans dissolved to white noise of nail-biters chipping away as the team failed to maintain a lead over Wichita State’s Shockers on Saturday night. …


Flurry of Shocker 3-pointers sends Gonzaga home early

SALT LAKE CITY – Gonzaga had been at its best in crunch time all season. The Bulldogs had been outstanding defensively over the last half of the season, earning a …


Expert opinion: Dan Dickau on Gonzaga-Wichita St.

What a season for the Zags this year. I will be one of the first to admit that it is not how I anticipated it to end, but we must …


A victory worth dancing about

SALT LAKE CITY – You could hear the celebration in the hallway, the walls of the EnergySolutions Arena concourse reverberating with the sounds of chants and yells that signified the …


Expert opinion: Richard Fox on Gonzaga-Wichita St.

Devastation. Anger. Doubt. Disbelief. Zag fans are certainly feeling these emotions, among others, after the Bulldogs’ crushing loss to Wichita State – I know I do. Like the ’02, ’04 …


Blanchette: In biggest weekend, Zags don’t bring A game

SALT LAKE CITY – So was life as No. 1 as much fun as everyone thought it was going to be? Maybe this is the wrong day to ask.


Gonzaga’s Karnowski makes big strides

SALT LAKE CITY – Przemek Karnowski could have described his freshman season any number of ways, but he selected his words carefully. “Very good, I think it’s the best year,” …


Gonzaga’s Stockton returns to site of childhood memories

SALT LAKE CITY – He shot baskets with his brothers on the court here at EnergySolutions Arena while their dad iced his knees and custodians cleared the detritus of another …


Experts disagree on Gonzaga’s chances

What do national college basketball analysts think of Gonzaga’s chances in the NCAA tournament? Here’s a sampling from some of the major outlets. Jay Bilas, ESPN: The famed ESPN analyst …


Gonzaga not taking Southern lightly in NCAA opener

SALT LAKE CITY – It’s a No. 1 seed versus a 16. It’s a veteran Gonzaga roster stocked with players who have participated in 30 NCAA tournament games, counting two …


Miller provides spark for Southern

SALT LAKE CITY – When the 16th-seeded Southern Jaguars of Baton Rouge, La., take the floor for their NCAA tournament opener against No. 1 seed Gonzaga today, one of their …


Inside analysis from Dickau, Fox after game

Former Gonzaga players Dan Dickau and Richard Fox have been to the Big Dance. They know about the pressures and expectations that come with an NCAA berth. Both will give …


Zags get No. 1 seed, play Southern

Perhaps you’ve read this before: For the first time in school history, Gonzaga … Well, here we go again. Roughly two weeks after earning the first No. 1 ranking in …


Blanchette: No one’s going to let Zags off easy

This was supposed to be the year Gonzaga took the last smidgen of suspense out of Selection Sunday. So why were they still sweating it out at 29 minutes after …


Zags men find out Sunday if they are No. 1 seed

While a dozen or more teams around the country fret over the last four in and the last four out, the question in these parts is if No. 1-ranked Gonzaga …