Stories tagged: Rui Hachimura
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Killian Tillie wore his jersey Saturday to Hoopfest while signing countless autographs for fans at Gonzaga’s booth. It wasn’t his Zags’ basketball No. 33 uniform. It was France’s national soccer …
Mon., July 2, 2018, 10:31 a.m.
Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura scored 13 points for Japan, which crushed Chinese Taipei 108-68 Monday to advance to the next round of FIBA World Cup qualifying.
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 3:33 p.m.
Gonzaga rising junior Rui Hachimura scored 24 points and seven rebounds as Japan stunned Australia 79-78 Friday night for a crucial FIBA World Cup qualifier victory.
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
On Tuesday, crews from Japan’s six national television channels – 20 people in all – descended on McCarthey Athletic Center to explore Ruiworld.
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
Tom Hudson can’t help but talk a big game: That’s what happens when you’re the voice of Gonzaga athletics. For the past 16 years, Hudson has been courtside for a …
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 7:03 p.m.
Rui Hachimura and Killian Tillie weren’t interested in declaring for the NBA Draft unless they were committed 100 percent.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
Forward Killian Tillie announced Wednesday that he will return to Gonzaga for his junior season.
UPDATED: Sun., April 8, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
Rui Hachimura provided an answer to one of Gonzaga’s biggest offseason questions. The talented forward announced Sunday he will return for his junior season with the Zags.
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 8:21 p.m.
There are a few pressing concerns in Zagland at the moment, beginning with Gonzaga’s conference situation and followed by the team’s personnel picture for next season. Neither is crystal-clear. Both …
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 11:37 p.m.
Zach Norvell Jr. promises return to Gonzaga; Rui Hachimura, Killian Tillie yet to think about future
At different points of the 2018 postseason, three separate Gonzaga underclassmen played themselves into NBA Draft conversations.
Sun., March 18, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Space limitations prevent a comprehensive list of the gotta-have-it plays Gonzaga made down the stretch of its first two NCAA Tournament wins. The gist is the Zags keep making them, …
UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018, 8:08 p.m.
The honors are starting to stack up for Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
Gonzaga relied on balance during the regular season and that was evident when All-WCC honors were announced Tuesday. Mark Few was voted WCC coach of the year for the 12th …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 11:34 p.m.
Mark Few wanted to share Gonzaga’s latest accomplishment – an outright WCC championship by virtue of an impressive 79-65 win over BYU at the jam-packed Marriott Center on Saturday. But …
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 7:43 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 79-65 win over BYU on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
Analysis: Rui Hachimura delivers late as Gonzaga edges San Diego, clinches share of West Coast Conference title
Gonzaga had its share of foul issues, costly turnovers, sluggish offense and inattentive defense.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
It was easy to be mesmerized by Rui Hachimura’s post-up buckets, one- or two-dribble moves and midrange jumpers against Saint Mary’s. But it was the other end of the floor …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 6:01 p.m.
Gonzaga extends television signal to Japan as Rui Hachimura continues to play prominent role on team
Last Thursday’s Gonzaga-San Diego game was the first of four Zag contests to be televised on J Sports in Japan, via an agreement with Root Sports/KHQ through Metta Sport. The …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 7:55 p.m.
Gonzaga coach Mark Few, much like his team against San Francisco on Saturday, went back and forth. He had plenty of praise for his players’ efforts in a hard-fought 82-73 …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
Rui Hachimura draws a lot of attention with his soaring dunks and slashing drives into the lane. He found another way into the spotlight Saturday, spending a good chunk of …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 11:01 p.m.
Internet Fanworld is an amusement park of delights, earnest thoughts tossed into the anonymity Mixmaster with heavy amounts of vitriol and outrage in a struggle to survive.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 11:05 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie provided much-needed spark inside against Saint Mary’s standout Jock Landale
Gonzaga took on one of the toughest offenses in the nation on Thursday when the Bulldogs welcomed Saint Mary’s to town. Gonzaga was put up against 6-foot-11, 255-pound center Jock …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 11:27 p.m.
When they were high school kids, Rui Hachimura and Tahirou Diabate had the sizzle, the steak, the jam and the bread.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 11:18 p.m.
Analysis: Silas Melson keeps Gonzaga rolling after Johnathan Williams’ sidelined in win over Portland
The night couldn’t have turned out more differently for Silas Melson and Johnathan Williams, Gonzaga’s lone seniors.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Rim protection and Rui. It takes some searching but those were two bright spots from an otherwise gloomy Thursday evening for No. 12 Gonzaga, which was outplayed in a 72-70 …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
Gonzaga inserts Rui Hachimura, Jacob Larsen into starting lineup for Killian Tillie, Johnathan Williams in game against IUPUI
Gonzaga shook up its starting lineup for Monday’s game against visiting IUPUI.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 6:38 p.m.
Make way – here comes Rui Hachimura. The Gonzaga forward didn’t have a say in the majority of Gonzaga’s wins last season, but this year, the sophomore has developed into …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Rui Hachimura’s locker sits in between and space was limited with the spillover from a dozen Japanese media interviewing the Zags’ sophomore forward. A year ago, two Japanese reporters chronicled …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
Josh Perkins’ assertiveness and three other (really early) thoughts following Gonzaga’s Kraziness in the Kennel
Four things that caught our eye during Gonzaga’s Kraziness in the Kennel.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
There are a lot of unknowns about the 2017-18 Gonzaga basketball team after losing half of the eight-man rotation – and arguably four of the top five players – from …