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UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:28 p.m.

Blanchette: Seeding? Don’t even go there, pal

Dear Mr. Committee Man: Seed this.


Gonzaga’s guards pave way to conference title over Saint Mary’s

Gonzaga finally got its big celebration under the lights when it claimed the West Coast Conference tournament championship,


UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:03 p.m.

Gonzaga-Saint Mary’s: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 74-56 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 74-56 win over Saint Mary’s on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the Orleans Arena …


UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 10:45 p.m.

Gonzaga answers WCC Tournament tests

The wins came one after another. Eighty- and 90-point nights were routine on the offensive end. Opponents rarely cracked the 60-point barrier.


TV Take: Multiple factors add up to one great Gonzaga team

As Gonzaga completed its seemingly inevitable march to the NCAA Tournament for a 19th consecutive year, there became one unanswerable question.


UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:31 p.m.

Gonzaga handles Saint Mary’s again, claims WCC tourney title

No. 4 Gonzaga and No. 19 Saint Mary’s demonstrated why they are the best two teams in the WCC with dominating stretches. The Zags ruled the first half, the Gaels …


UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 4:37 p.m.

Familiar foes Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s face off for WCC tournament title

LAS VEGAS – Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s will decide another WCC tournament title. The top-seeded Zags (31-1) and No. 2 Gaels (27-3) have played for the championship seven of the …


No. 19 Saint Mary’s routs BYU 81-50 to reach WCC title game

Jock Landale had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 19 Saint Mary’s never trailed in an 81-50 victory over BYU on Monday night in the West Coast Conference semifinals.


No. 20 Saint Mary’s beats Portland 81-58 in WCC quarterfinal

Calvin Hermanson hit five 3-pointers and scored 21 points, and No. 20 Saint Mary’s pulled away in the second half for an 81-58 victory over Portland on Saturday night in …


Outside noise won’t change Gonzaga’s tune at WCC tournament and beyond

Gonzaga isn’t ranked No. 1 anymore but that hasn’t stopped the chatter surrounding one of the nation’s most talked about programs.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 11:28 p.m.

Jock Landale leads No. 20 Saint Mary’s over Pepperdine in West Coast Conference men’s basketball

Jock Landale had 23 points and 14 rebounds to lead No. 20 Saint Mary’s to a 78-49 victory over Pepperdine on Thursday night.


No. 22 Saint Mary’s beats BYU 70-57 to clinch second seed in WCC tourney

Calvin Hermanson scored 17 points and No. 22 Saint Mary’s cruised to a 70-57 victory over BYU on Saturday night, snapping a three-game road losing streak to its West Coast …


Blanchette: Committee gave Gonzaga pat on back before Bulldogs gave Gaels good slapping

The Gonzaga Bulldogs woke up Saturday morning to a nice pat on the head from the NCAA Men’s Basketball Committee.


Gonzaga handles Gaels again, improves to 26-0

Saint Mary’s was considered to be the biggest obstacle left in Gonzaga’s pursuit of an undefeated regular season. Turned out to be more like a speed bump.


Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski, Johnathan Williams just too much for Saint Mary’s in Zags’ convincing win

Przemek Karnowski had maybe the best half of his five-year career at Gonzaga. And a rare temper tantrum as an added bonus. The senior center put up 15 of the …


TV Take: ESPN loves Gonzaga and shows it with flare

Valentine’s Day may still be a couple days away, but there was a Gonzaga love-fest going on in Moraga, California, all day Saturday. And it was televised by ESPN.


Gonzaga-Saint Mary’s: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 74-64 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 74-64 win over Saint Mary’s on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at the McKeon Pavilion …


Gonzaga fans gather at Hemmingson Center, around the globe to watch No. 1 team

Gonzaga alumni gathered at the John J. Hemmingson Center, the student union building at GU, to watch their alma mater remain undefeated and defeat the Saint Mary’s Gaels for the …


Silas Melson comes through again for Gonzaga against Saint Mary’s

Silas Melson had another outstanding performance off the bench in Gonzaga’s 74-64 win over Saint Mary’s on Saturday night.


Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s collide in WCC men’s basketball with plenty on the line

No. 1 Gonzaga (25-0, 13-0 WCC) and No. 20 Saint Mary’s (22-2, 12-1) collide Saturday at McKeon Pavilion with major implications for both teams.


GameDay crew sits down for Q & A as they prepare for Gonzaga-Saint Mary’s

ESPN’s GameDay crew – host Rece Davis and analysts Jay Bilas, Jay Williams and Seth Greenberg – took a few minutes Friday to answer questions from a few members of …


Another battle of the bigs as Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s face off for a second time

A look at the key matchups when Gonzaga plays Saint Mary’s in Moraga, California on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.


Gonzaga men hold significant advantage over Saint Mary’s in 93 matchups

The undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs face another test Saturday when they take on the Saint Mary’s Gaels in Moraga, California.


Randy Bennett builds Saint Mary’s into team worthy of big stage

When Randy Bennett arrived at Saint Mary’s 16 years ago, he never envisioned it would be a destination job.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 7:15 p.m.

Gonzaga-Saint Mary’s rematch moved to 5:15 on ESPN

The Gonzaga men’s basketball game vs. Saint Mary’s in Moraga on Saturday, Feb. 11, has been moved to 5:15 p.m. on ESPN. The game was originally scheduled for 7 p.m. …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 9:09 p.m.

Gonzaga isn’t going to be top dog … at least not yet

The Baylor Bears were promoted to No. 1 for the first time in program history last Monday. One day later, Baylor was flogged 89-68 by No. 10 West Virginia in …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 6:02 p.m.

How tweet it is! Zags-Gaels rivalry gains momentum on Twitter after GU’s big win

Gonzaga’s rematch with Saint Mary’s is already building momentum only a short time after the Zags’ dominant


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 2:29 a.m.

Blanchette: Zags punctuated win over Gaels with exclamation points

On a night they were tasked with making a statement – for the country if not themselves – it turns out the Gonzaga Bulldogs lacked the proper punctuation.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 2:32 a.m.

Zags keep their guard up in victory over Saint Mary’s

Saint Mary’s offense starts with guards Joe Rahon and Emmett Naar. It may finish with a Calvin Hermanson 3-pointer or Jock Landale operating on the low block, but the two …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 2:50 a.m.

TV Take: Gonzaga’s unexpected rout of Saint Mary’s gives ESPN announcers time to debate merits of Zags being No. 1

It was supposed to be the showdown of the early season, the best game of the day, college basketball’s mano-a-mano battle in Spokane. Instead it turned out to be just …