Stories tagged: Pepperdine
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 6:13 p.m.
Couple of big steps forward for Gonzaga’s inside players
It was just four games ago that coach Mark Few was lamenting the inconsistency of Gonzaga’s inside play, the maddening nature of not knowing which bigs would show up on …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 11:25 p.m.
Zags open WCC against short-handed Pepperdine
It looked like one of the better matchups on the WCC schedule. Two months ago.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 4:31 p.m.
Gonzaga-Pepperdine key matchups
Senior wing Lamond Murray Jr.’s 19.3-point average leads the Waves and ranks third in the WCC. The 6-foot-5, 200-pound son of former Cal and NBA player Lamond Murray can be …
Tue., April 12, 2016, 11:19 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s tennis team on the upswing
Boosted by a talented crop of freshmen, the Gonzaga women’s tennis team has arrived.
Sat., Feb. 6, 2016, 5:59 p.m.
Young players made big strides in Gonzaga women’s win
As her three children were frolicking on the court Saturday afternoon, Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier warmed to the subject of growth spurts.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 12:54 p.m.
Zags looking for another consistent effort
The formula isn’t a secret. Repeating it is the trick
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 2:01 p.m.
Four Corners: Gonzaga faces up-and-coming Loyola
Gonzaga, winners of three straight, faces an LMU team it clobbered 85-62 on Dec. 23.
Sat., Jan. 23, 2016, 10:39 p.m.
Jacko, Loyola Marymount top San Diego
Adom Jacko scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half and Loyola Marymount defeated San Diego 67-63 on Saturday in Los Angeles.
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 11:01 p.m.
WCC men’s basketball: Nick Emery, Kyle Collinsworth lead BYU past LMU
Nick Emery scored 24 points, Chase Fisher added 20, Kyle Collinsworth had his 10th career triple-double and BYU took control in the second half Thursday night to defeat Loyola Marymount …
Sat., Jan. 2, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
West Coast men’s basketball: BYU easily handles Pacific
Chase Fischer scored 23 points with six 3-pointers and Kyle Collinsworth added 22 points as BYU defeated Pacific.
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015, 8:12 p.m.
Gonzaga starts fast, finishes strong in WCC opener
Gonzaga continued with one good habit and broke a not-so-good one.
Sun., Dec. 20, 2015, 8:28 p.m.
Gonzaga back on the court in WCC opener Monday night
It’s a quick turnaround for Gonzaga, which opens WCC play against Pepperdine on Monday, less than 48 hours after grinding out a win over Tennessee in Seattle.
Tue., March 10, 2015
Gonzaga men in WCC championship game for 18th straight season
LAS VEGAS – Kyle Wiltjer’s OK. Byron Wesley was better than OK and so were the rest of the Zags. Top-seeded Gonzaga, looking more like the dominant team from earlier …
Sat., Feb. 14, 2015
Zags look for stronger outing against Waves
Pepperdine, the only one of Gonzaga’s 13 WCC opponents to lose by less than seven points in their previous meeting, visits McCarthey Athletic Center tonight at 5 p.m. No. 3 …
Fri., Jan. 16, 2015
No. 3 Gonzaga edges Pepperdine despite troubles at the line
MALIBU, Calif. – For a while, it had the feel of a comfortable Gonzaga victory. Pepperdine had other ideas.
Wed., Jan. 22, 2014
Women’s notebook: Bulldogs hit ‘the book’
For every game, Gonzaga women’s basketball players watch the condensed version of hours of video, sit through two team-scouting sessions and must memorize “the book” compiled by one assistant coach …
Mon., Dec. 16, 2013
Cougars drive to win over Waves
PULLMAN – With a metaphorical lid on the basket preventing almost any shot from a distance of more than 10 feet from scoring, the Cougars kept it close in their …
Fri., Feb. 8, 2013
Zags smother Pepperdine with defense
Gonzaga’s offense ranks among the best in college basketball, but the Bulldogs’ defense, somewhat under the radar, is putting up impressive numbers as well. The Bulldogs took control early by …
Fri., Jan. 4, 2013
Zags grind out victory in WCC opener at Pepperdine
MALIBU, Calif. – Add Pepperdine’s quaint Firestone Fieldhouse to the list of WCC venues that seem to give the Gonzaga men’s basketball team trouble. The 10th-ranked Bulldogs, outplayed most of …
Sat., Feb. 18, 2012, 6:57 p.m.
GU women overcome slow start, cruise past Pepperdine
Not more than two weeks ago, Gonzaga coach Kelly Graves was discussing the “gritty and tough” qualities Gonzaga redshirt sophomore guard Haiden Palmer possesses.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 4, 2012, 11:03 p.m.
GU falters, but doesn’t fall at Pepperdine
Just when you thought Gonzaga was cruising toward a feel-good bounce-back win, Pepperdine started making every shot it attempted.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2012
Bell guides way in Gonzaga’s seventh straight win
When Gonzaga’s defense collects pass deflections, opponents’ shooting percentages and point totals generally drop. Such was the case again as 25th-ranked Gonzaga set the tone on defense in a 73-45 …
Sun., Feb. 13, 2011
Gonzaga’s Dower steps up admirably for ill Sacre
MALIBU, Calif. – Robert Sacre’s stomach was in turmoil most of Friday and Saturday, but he was happy about one thing: He didn’t get his roommate, Sam Dower, sick on …
Sat., Feb. 12, 2011
Pepperdine a threat
MALIBU, Calif. – Gonzaga figured Thursday’s men’s basketball contest with Loyola Marymount wasn’t going to be easy, even with Lions leading scorer Drew Viney in street clothes. The same scenario …
Mon., March 8, 2010, 2:25 p.m.
Gonzaga women rout Pepperdine for WCC title
Courtney Vandersloot scored 19 points, Heather Bowman added 14 and No. 18 Gonzaga rolled to its 17th straight victory, 76-48 over Pepperdine on Monday in the West Coast Conference tournament …