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Spoilers! Baylor tops women’s NCAA field as ESPN accidently leaks bracket before selection show

Baylor, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and Louisville are the No. 1 seeds in the women’s NCAA Tournament, leading a March Madness field that was revealed early thanks to a production …


UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 6:54 p.m.

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UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 6:48 p.m.

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Gonzaga guard Geno Crandall’s tournament connections strong

Senior guard Geno Crandall watched the Selection Show with great interest to learn Gonzaga’s seeding and also see the draw for numerous friends. Crandall, a Minneapolis native, knows virtually all …


Healthy outlook for Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie, Josh Perkins

Killian Tillie’s health has been a key factor throughout Gonzaga’s 2019 season. Josh Perkins’ shoulder was a major question for months leading up to the season. Both should be ready …


How we voted: One day after NCAA seeds are unveiled, most voters come to consensus on top six teams

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 65 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll this season. Every week throughout the 2018-19 campaign, he’ll break …


UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 5:22 p.m.

Local influence: NCAA field littered with coaches who’ve spent time in Inland Northwest

Here’s a breakdown of eight head coaches, assistants and grad assistants with local ties who’ll be appearing in this year’s Big Dance.


UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 4:18 p.m.

ESPN gaffe gives early heads-up: Gonzaga women headed to Corvallis

Spoiler alert: the Gonzaga women will play Arkansas Little Rock in a first-round NCAA Tournament game on Saturday in Corvallis, Oregon.


UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 11:51 a.m.

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura named first-team All-America by U.S. Basketball Writers Association

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura was named first-team All-America by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and Mark Few is a finalist for the USBWA’s Coach of the Year Award.


UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 6:18 p.m.

Former four-star quarterback Connor Neville transferring from Washington State

Redshirt sophomore QB Connor Neville, a former four-star high school prospect, announced Monday WSU had submitted his notification to transfer and entered his name into the NCAA’s transfer portal.


UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 3:08 p.m.

Gonzaga falls to fourth, Duke back on top in final AP poll

The final AP college basketball poll of the season mirrors the NCAA Tournament’s No. 1 seed line. Gonzaga’s three-week stay at No. 1 in the media poll ended with a …


Scientists saving pallid sturgeon in Montana still face hurdles

A bevy of scientists has helped Montana’s most threatened fish avoid blinking out.


John Blanchette: Depth and defense against offense and athleticism makes for tough choice in fictional battle between Gonzaga’s best

Picked up those inseparable buddies and Zags fans, Hysteria and Horse Sense, hitchhiking back from Las Vegas after cashing in their return flight tickets to put everything on Gonzaga to …


Fantasy basketball dream matchup: 2017 Zags vs. 2019 Zags

In one corner, the 2017 Zags. The 29-game winning streak to open the season. Top defensive team in the country. In the other corner, the 2019 Zags, with generational offensive …


UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 10:47 p.m.

North Idaho steamrolls Walla Walla in men’s NWAC tournament title game

RayQuan Evans and Alphonso Anderson scored 32 points apiece and North Idaho overpowered Walla Walla 104-73 in the championship game of the Northwest Athletic Conference Tournament on Sunday.


Joel Embiid, 76ers overcome Bucks, 130-125

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a career-high 52 points, but Joel Embiid had 40 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Milwaukee Bucks 130-125 on Sunday.


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UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 9:54 p.m.

Gonzaga lands No. 1 seed in NCAA Tournament, ‘validation’ for season-long performance

From Twitter to the lengthy roster of college basketball analysts, it was nearly impossible to ignore the debate leading up to Selection Sunday about Gonzaga deserving a No. 1 or …


UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 9:31 p.m.

NHL capsules: Sean Couturier scores late in OT, Flyers beat Penguins 2-1

Sean Couturier beat Matt Murray with 3 seconds remaining in overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers put together an improbable rally to edge the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Sunday night.


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, 9:04 p.m.

Chiefs grab home-ice advantage for first round of playoffs against Portland

The Spokane Chiefs are in a familiar spot. They just finished their second consecutive season with at least 40 wins and are rewarded with a first-round playoff date with the …


UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 9:26 p.m.

NCAA Selection Sunday winners and losers: CBS, Bradley, Big Ten, Larry Bird, truTV and more

The bracket is out. The bubbles have burst. The NCAA Tournament got real Sunday as CBS’s “Selection Sunday” show revealed the field.


Mikaela Shiffrin wins giant slalom race to seal World Cup title

Another race won, another crystal trophy earned, another World Cup record written by Mikaela Shiffrin.


UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 10:06 p.m.

Washington Huskies earn first NCAA Tournament bid in 8 years as Pac-12 squeezes in three teams

Midway through CBS’ hourlong NCAA Tournament selection show, Noah Dickerson started getting a little nervous when half of the 68-team field was revealed, and the Huskies hadn’t heard their name.


UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 9:57 p.m.

Giannis Antetokounmpo becomes record 11th 50-point scorer of NBA season

This is now the season of the 50-point scorer in the NBA. There have been 11 players to score at least 50 in a game this season, the most of …


Dominic Thiem edges Roger Federer in 3 sets to win Indian Wells title

Dominic Thiem edged error-prone Roger Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to win the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday, denying Federer a record sixth title at the desert tournament in Indian Wells, …


UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 10:05 p.m.

College hoops numbers guru Ken Pomeroy breaks down Gonzaga’s historically productive offense

The man most college basketball purists turn to when they need to scratch their advanced statistics itch will be courtside in his hometown of Salt Lake City when the Zags …


Midwest Region preview: North Carolina gets tops seed, Kansas could await

North Carolina earned the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region, but that’s about the only gift the Tar Heels got for the NCAA Tournament.


UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 8:04 p.m.

South Region preview: After being on the wrong side of history last year, Virginia earns top seed again

Virginia now has its chance to make up for being the first No. 1 seed to lose its NCAA Tournament opener.


UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 7:55 p.m.

East Region preview: Zion Williamson, Duke earn tournament’s overall top seed

Zion Williamson and Duke are the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Blue Devils sit atop the East Region, and their road to Minneapolis could include matchups …