Stories tagged: San Francisco Dons
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
Analysis: Gonzaga holds off Dons to set up showdown with Saint Mary’s
For the first time in WCC play, Gonzaga was tested, not necessarily a white-knuckle, last-possession affair, but a challenge nonetheless from San Francisco in front of a packed house at …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:06 p.m.
Gonzaga-San Francisco: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 75-65 victory
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 75-65 win over San Francisco on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2017.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:17 p.m.
TV Take: ESPNU fell into its old, dependable ways
When a Gonzaga game is on ESPNU and the broadcast team is Eric Rothman and Adrian Branch, you can depend on a few things.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:16 p.m.
Johnathan Williams returns from injury to lead No. 15 Gonzaga past San Francisco 75-65
Johnathan Williams returned from injury to score 16 points and grab nine rebounds as No. 15 Gonzaga (16-3 overall, 6-0 WCC) overcame a sluggish second-half start to defeat San Francisco …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
Gonzaga women shut down San Francisco 74-47 to remain perfect in WCC play
Asked to find any flaws in her players’ performance Saturday afternoon, Gonzaga women’s coach Lisa Fortier had to work harder than they did.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
After rolling to a perfect WCC start, Gonzaga anticipates tough test from San Francisco
The game before the big game should be more competitive than Gonzaga’s first five WCC games. It almost has to be, considering the Zags have vanquished four of their five …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Dons’ top scorer Souley Boum will put Gonzaga defensive ace Silas Melson to the test
San Francisco’s top offensive weapon has been freshman guard Souley Boum.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
San Francisco holds off Eastern Washington’s men with late free throws
Matt McCarthy scored a career-high 17 points, Souley Boum added 16 and San Francisco dominated the first half and held off Eastern Washington for an 81-71 nonconference men’s basketball win …
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Gonzaga women silence USF’s shooters, advance to WCC title game
Top-seeded Gonzaga strolled to a spot in Tuesday’s WCC women’s championship game when the Bulldogs took down No. 4 USF 77-46 on Monday at the Orleans Arena.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 11:59 p.m.
Gonzaga heats up in second half, rolls to 27th win
By the end, Gonzaga’s 27th win looked like most of its first 26. But it took a while.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 11:58 p.m.
John Blanchette: Gonzaga’s situation allows NCAA president Mark Emmert to play up his notions of college athletics
When the boss makes a surprise visit from the home office, you want to be doing your best work.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 11:57 p.m.
Instant replay: Nigel Williams-Goss torches San Francisco again
Nigel Williams-Goss took over against the Dons again, pouring in 30 points in the Zags’ 96-61 victory Thursday. A month and a half ago, the junior guard had a career-high …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 11:56 p.m.
TV take: Top-ranked Gonzaga men give broadcasters something to talk about, at least for one half
Gonzaga has won each of its 15 West Coast Conference games this season by an average of more than 23 points.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 11:55 p.m.
Gonzaga-USF: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 96-61 win
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 96-61 win over San Francisco on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at the McCarthey Athletic …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 11:54 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams surpasses 600 career rebounds, other Zags approach milestones
Johnathan Williams’ focus after Gonzaga’s 96-61 win was not on his 600th career rebound. In fact, he wasn’t even aware of the career milestone.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 11:53 p.m.
Przemek Karnowski helps Gonzaga weather San Francisco’s storm in mistake-filled first half
Gonzaga’s final margin of victory over San Francisco on Thursday, 96-61, certainly didn’t reflect such a rocky – and slightly scary – first half. It certainly didn’t reflect a consistent …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 11:52 p.m.
Gonzaga plays short-handed in win over San Francisco
Gonzaga’s sophomore guard Bryan Alberts suffered a nasty sprained ankle early in Tuesday’s practice. On Wednesday, freshman forward Killian Tillie suffered a broken bone in his hand. Both are expected …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 11:51 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski cashing in at the line
Przemek Karnowski called it one of the weaknesses of his game so he’s spent extra time working on his free-throw shooting.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 11:50 p.m.
Student drains half-court shot at halftime of Gonzaga’s win over San Francisco
The half-court shots keep falling down at the McCarthey Athletic Center. But not for the players.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 11:49 p.m.
Work resumes for unbeaten, No. 1 Gonzaga in home game against San Francisco
San Francisco, the only WCC team to lead Gonzaga in the second half this season, visits Spokane on Thursday. The Dons (18-9, 8-6 WCC) shot the highest field-goal percentage (46.9) …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 11:47 p.m.
Perimeter-powered San Francisco fills it up from deep
A look at the key matchup for Gonzaga in its men’s basketball game against San Francisco on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 11:47 p.m.
Gonzaga men’s basketball holds 33-4 edge over San Francisco in Mark Few era
A look at the history between Gonzaga and San Francisco in men’s basketball.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 11:59 p.m.
TV Take: ESPN analysts praise Zags as Final Four team
When a player scores a career-high 36 points, all while missing just three shots, grabbing 11 rebounds and handing out six assists, it’s hard to say anything negative. So ESPN’s …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 11:58 p.m.
‘Phenomenal’ Nigel Williams-Goss picks apart USF as Gonzaga handles Dons, 95-80
Nigel Williams-Goss is feeling much better, thank you. That was evident as the junior guard torched San Francisco for a career-high 36 points, 11 rebounds and six assists to carry …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 11:57 p.m.
GU-USF notes: Zags limit 3-pointers, shore up rebounding in win over Dons
The 36-point explosion by Nigel Williams-Goss commands attention on the stat sheet. Deservedly so. But another column, San Francisco’s 3-point shooting numbers, factored heavily into Gonzaga’s 95-80 WCC victory Thursday.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 11:56 p.m.
Gonzaga women rally for first WCC win, beat San Francisco 61-46
Kiara Kudron scored a game-high 14 points with 11 boards and Emma Stach followed with nine points as the Bulldogs shook off a rocky first half and beat the San …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 11:35 p.m.
Surprising Dons entertain No. 5 Gonzaga in San Francisco
Nearly two months into the season, San Francisco is 11-4 – its best 15-game start since 2000 – and Kyle Smith is an early candidate for WCC Coach of the …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 11:33 p.m.
Looking back: Mark Few, Gonzaga enjoy recent success at San Francisco
A look back at the men’s basketball series between the Gonzaga Bulldogs and the San Francisco Dons.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 11:32 p.m.
Charles Minlend, Ronnie Boyce lead San Francisco’s successful shooters
The key matchup to watch when Gonzaga visits San Francisco on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2017.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 2:26 p.m.
Cold-shooting Gonzaga women look for consistency Thursday against San Francisco
A little consistency will go a long way in helping the Gonzaga women regroup from a pair of stinging losses.