Stories tagged: Rui Hachimura
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
What could have happened if Rui Hachimura, Killian Tillie or Zach Norvell Jr. left Gonzaga after last season? Just take a look at Texas A&M
It has been a tale of two programs since Gonzaga and Texas A&M last met almost three years ago.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura was honored as the WCC player of the week.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 9:06 p.m.
Rui Hachimura has become a familiar name on preseason watch lists, with Killian Tillie not far behind and Zach Norvell Jr. receiving several mentions, too.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
Gonzaga junior forwards Rui Hachimura and Killian Tillie are on the preseason watch list for the Naismith Trophy player of the year.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
Gonzaga pretty much went unbeaten in the offseason, until Tuesday’s news that junior forward Killian Tillie will miss eight weeks with a stress fracture in his ankle.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 7:58 p.m.
Gonzaga will be without one of its key players for roughly the first two months of the season. Junior forward Killian Tillie, recently named to the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award preseason …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura just misses making the preseason AP All-America team.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 7:04 p.m.
Gonzaga’s rare, one-year absence as the WCC preseason favorite officially came to an end Thursday, to the surprise of absolutely nobody.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
For the third day in a row, Gonzaga has a player on a watch list for a national award. Junior forward Rui Hachimura is the latest, joining 19 others on …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 9:38 p.m.
It is Oct. 10, the Zags have been practicing for less than two weeks and they’ve staged a 15-minute scrimmage in front of an overflow crowd at the McCarthey Athletic …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
The Zags have received an abundance of preseason attention, from top-five rankings to All-America selections, but they are dealing with a shortage of available scholarship players. Gonzaga is down to …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 8:14 p.m.
Gonzaga will hold 30 practices, a closed scrimmage – expected to be against Michigan State – and a Nov. 1 exhibition game against Central Washington. Here are four questions that …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Four Zags – Rui Hachimura, Killian Tillie, Zach Norvell Jr. and Brandon Clarke – have tested the NBA waters after the program’s second trip to the Final Four in three …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 7:58 p.m.
Rui Hachimura led the way Monday, scoring 25 points as Japan picked up another huge win, 75-60 over Iran, in the FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers. Hachimura, Gonzaga’s 6-foot-8 junior …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 4:24 p.m.
A couple of Gonzaga basketball players, current junior forward Rui Hachimura and former Zag wing Ira Brown, helped Japan cruise to victory Thursday in the FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 4:47 p.m.
Gonzaga junior forward Rui Hachimura has had a busy offseason and that figures to continue as publications and college basketball websites roll out their All-America teams for the upcoming season.
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 …