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UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 11:09 p.m.

John Blanchette: Josh Perkins reaches the pinnacle of success at ‘Point Guard U’ with career assist record

Records both take you out of the moment and amplify it at the same time, and with the volume knob in Spokane cranked up to 11 on anything Zags, it’s …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 11:14 p.m.

Analysis: Josh Perkins collects assists record, Gonzaga snags WCC title with rout over Waves

Second-ranked Gonzaga had one of its patented offensive explosions, scoring on nine consecutive possessions late in the first half to spark a 92-64 blowout over Pepperdine in front of a …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 11:14 p.m.

TV Take: KHQ crew bids adieu for season as Gonzaga handles Pepperdine

Senior Night doesn’t come for the second-ranked Gonzaga basketball team until Saturday. But, in a sense, it came for the KHQ broadcast crew Thursday night.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 9:22 p.m.

Gonzaga-Pepperdine: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 92-64 victory over the Waves

Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 92-64 victory over Pepperdine at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 9:23 p.m.

Recap and highlights: Josh Perkins breaks Gonzaga’s all-time assist record, Bulldogs clinch WCC title in rout of Pepperdine

Perkins tied Matt Santangelo’s previous program record of 668 assists with seven helpers in the first half, but did not get the record-breaking pass until midway through the second half …


John Blanchette: As Pepperdine coach, Lorenzo Romar relishes any chance he can get at Gonzaga

That’s right, Lorenzo Romar wants to be in a position to play Gonzaga more often.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 7:40 p.m.

Gonzaga trying to preserve unbeaten home, West Coast Conference records

The second-ranked Zags (25-2, 12-0 WCC) are in the mix for a top seed in the NCAA Tournament, which generally comes with the benefit of staying fairly close to Spokane …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 7:29 p.m.

Gonzaga-Pepperdine key matchup: Top point guards Josh Perkins, Colbey Ross square off

Running a distant second behind Gonzaga’s domination of WCC headlines is the conference’s collection of first-rate point guards. GU fifth-year senior Josh Perkins and Pepperdine sophomore Colbey Ross, two of …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 8:07 p.m.

Zykera Rice scores 23, No. 17 Gonzaga women top Pepperdine 79-54

Zykera Rice matched her career high of 23 points on 11-of-12 shooting and No. 17 Gonzaga rolled to its ninth straight win, defeating Pepperdine 79-54 on Monday.


Pepperdine defeats Gonzaga in West Coast Conference volleyball

Hannah Frohling had 13 kills and Alli O’Harra was part of 10 of the team’s 17 blocks Saturday while leading Pepperdine to a 3-1 win at Gonzaga in West Coast …


UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 9:27 p.m.

Gonzaga wins WCC tournament with 17-2 blowout of Pepperdine

The hits and the wins just keep coming for Gonzaga. As a result the Bulldogs are headed to the NCAA baseball tournament.


UPDATED: Mon., March 19, 2018, 10:10 p.m.

Washington State assistant Curtis Allen to reunite with Lorenzo Romar, Ken Bone at Pepperdine

Curtis Allen announced via Twitter Monday morning he was leaving WSU for Pepperdine, though it’s not clear what title he’ll hold for the Waves.


UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018, 4:56 p.m.

Pepperdine, head coach Lorenzo Romar announce addition of former Washington State coach Ken Bone

Longtime Washington coach Lorenzo Romar isn’t waiting long to assemble his new coaching staff at Pepperdine and he started Tuesday by adding a former nemesis and colleague from the Pac-12 …


UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 7:29 p.m.

Jill Barta scores 19 in first half, Gonzaga tops Pepperdine 81-70 in WCC tournament quarterfinals

Jill Barta scored 19 of her 24 points in the first half to lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs (25-5) to an 81-70 win over the Pepperdine Waves (10-20) in the West …


UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 10:32 p.m.

Gonzaga women will open West Coast Conference Tournament against Pepperdine

Top-seeded Gonzaga will face No. 8 Pepperdine in the West Coast Conference Tournament quarterfinals at noon at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Friday.


Gonzaga’s Brian Pete makes the most of his shot in start on Senior Night

Brian Pete was one of three players honored in Gonzaga’s Senior Night, including regular starters Silas Melson and Johnathan Williams, known as “J3.”


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 12:07 a.m.

Gonzaga players get pregame inspiration from national anthem singer Andre Montgomery

Just before the start of Gonzaga’s home finale, in which the Zags downed Pepperdine 81-67, Nine Mile Falls resident Andre Montgomery stepped onto the floor to sing the Star Spangled …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 12:07 a.m.

Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins moves into program’s top-10 list for 3-pointers made

Josh Perkins hit two 3-pointers in Gonzaga’s 81-67 win over Pepperdine on Saturday to move him into 10th on Gonzaga’s all-time list for career 3s with 188. That number passed …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 12:19 a.m.

Gonzaga notches 11th straight 25-win season with victory over Pepperdine

Finishing a season with at least 25 wins is not a common feat in college basketball, but Gonzaga makes it look easy.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 11:27 p.m.

John Blanchette: Pepperdine coach Marty Wilson among many to say goodbye to The Kennel

The merry old times made it back for Senior Night, and don’t kid yourself – winning the game makes all the difference.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 11:42 p.m.

Analysis: Gonzaga sends trio of seniors off with gritty win over Pepperdine in home finale

Gonzaga’s closing kick fueled a hard-fought 81-67 victory in front of an appreciative audience of 6,000 at the McCarthey Athletic Center. The victory keeps Gonzaga (25-4, 15-1 WCC) alone in …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 8:22 p.m.

Gonzaga-Pepperdine: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 81-67 victory

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 81-67 win over Pepperdine on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 11:43 p.m.

TV Take: Gonzaga outlasts opportunistic Pepperdine squad, avoids another Senior Night letdown

During halftime of Gonzaga’s 81-67 win over Pepperdine on Saturday night, Richard Fox used a word that seemed apropos when describing the way the Waves were playing. It was “opportunistic.”


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 5:31 p.m.

Gonzaga women complete perfect WCC road record with win at Pepperdine

The Gonzaga Bulldogs secured a perfect West Coast Conference road record with a 67-48 win at Pepperdine on Saturday, their 11th-straight win on the road.


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 12:03 a.m.

Johnathan Williams has big showing on Senior Night to lead No. 9 Gonzaga to a 81-67 win against Pepperdine

Johnathan Williams scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as No. 9 Gonzaga overcame a pesky Pepperdine squad for an 81-67 victory on Saturday at the McCarthey Athletic Center in …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 10:43 p.m.

Gonzaga women head to Pepperdine for final road test of regular season

It’s no wonder the Bulldogs have excelled so much away from Spokane this season. They are shooting 43.7 percent from the field and have posted a plus-3.6 rebounding margin in …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 9:55 p.m.

Healthy Kameron Edwards strengthens Pepperdine heading into game with Gonzaga

It’s been a rough season for the Waves and sophomore forward Kameron Edwards, who was sidelined with a concussion in GU’s 89-59 win in Malibu. Edwards had four 20-point games …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 11:22 p.m.

Analysis: Gonzaga’s bigs pave way in easy win over Pepperdine

Pick a stat. Paint points. Second-chance points. Bench points. Rebounding. All Gonzaga. More accurately, almost all Gonzaga bigs.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 11:22 p.m.

Gonzaga-Pepperdine: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 89-59 victory

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 89-59 win over Pepperdine on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2017 in Malibu, California.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 11:20 p.m.

TV Take: Gonzaga’s late-night snoozer must have been bad for ratings

It’s easy to imagine the bigwigs at ESPN, those whose lives revolve around the rating numbers, hate blowouts. Especially when a game on one of their properties begins after 11 …