Stories tagged: selection sunday
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 9:58 p.m.
John Blanchette: On a topsy-turvy Selection Sunday, Gonzaga avoids another upset, holding on to No. 1 seed
So in case the Gonzaga Bulldogs still didn’t have that top-line feeling back after Terrible Tuesday, they were given an imprimatur on Selection Sunday. And they had nothing to do …
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 7:13 p.m.
NCAA Tournament: Gonzaga earns No. 1 seed in West Region, will face Fairleigh Dickinson, Prairie View A&M winner
For the second time in three years, the Gonzaga Bulldogs enter the NCAA Tournament as the top team in the West Region.
Sun., March 11, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
Being a sports fan means making some concessions, compartmentalizing some jadedness and accepting a certain level of commercialism and inconvenience as the fair trade for, well, sports.
UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018, 11:11 p.m.
It couldn’t happen again. No. 6 Gonzaga awarded a sixth seed by the NCAA selection committee? It happened in 2002, with television cameras catching the stunned looks on the Zags’ …
Sun., March 12, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
Can Gonzaga own March Madness? The Zags have the requisite numbers: a No. 4 ranking, a 32-1 record and folders full of advanced metrics that support their billing as one …
UPDATED: Sun., March 12, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
The Latest on Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 11:33 p.m.
Two projected NCAA tournament No. 1 seeds lost in their conference tournaments.
Sun., March 13, 2016, 1:03 p.m.
The committee shows its work on Sunday afternoon with the unveiling of the NCAA tournament bracket and Gonzaga, which has been part of the madness for a remarkable 18 straight …
Sun., March 15, 2015
Pretty quiet out there. Two years ago, Selection Sunday brought the anticipation of Gonzaga making history with the first No. 1 seed in program history. Some years this day is …
Sun., March 15, 2015
March Madness is a national pandemic, of course. But it could be argued that the particular strain of contagion annually contracted in Spokane is especially virulent. We have the opposite …
Sun., March 16, 2014
It was a little easier last season when Gonzaga was ranked No. 1 and projected as a No. 1 seed. It’s a different story this season. The unranked Bulldogs (28-6) …