Stories tagged: UNC Greensboro Spartans
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: Fri., March 16, 2018, 7:53 p.m.
BOISE – The latest addition to Zach Norvell Jr.’s greatest hits compilation came in the waning seconds Thursday against UNC Greensboro.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
Johnathan Williams reached 1,000 career rebounds in Gonzaga’s 68-64 win over UNC Greensboro in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 6:45 p.m.
Science behind nail-biters: What do neck-and-neck matches mean for the fans (and oddsmakers) who watch them?
What are the possible health ramifications and even the mathematical probabilities of rooting for a team that literally puts the cardiac into the nickname “
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
With the Gonzaga fan base in Boise, and with the game being within reasonable driving distance of Spokane, Taco Bell Arena was expected to feel more like a home game …
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 8:15 p.m.
Gonzaga won another NCAA Tournament opener and extended an active streak only one of college basketball’s bluebloods can match.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 7:45 p.m.
Between the opening tip and the final buzzer, there were enough “what if” moments to keep Wes Miller’s mind churning for an entire offseason.
Thu., March 15, 2018, 7:12 p.m.
Gonzaga’s 68-64 win over UNC Greensboro on Thursday nearly came down to the free-throw line.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
March Madness began in earnest Thursday amid a swarm of killer 3s.
Thu., March 15, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Gonzaga had a tough storm to weather against UNC Greensboro on Thursday, when the Bulldogs barely got through to the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a 68-64 win.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 5:59 p.m.
Johnathan Williams was Gonzaga’s go-to man most of the game and nothing changed inside the Zags’ locker room. Williams was being quizzed by a reporter when he was summoned by …
Thu., March 15, 2018, 4:07 p.m.
Sometimes, the Gonzaga Bulldogs have to turn to their bench for the answers. On Thursday, it was Corey Kispert who found some solutions.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 5:29 p.m.
Gonzaga’s redshirt freshman Zach Norvell Jr. shook off a rough shooting night as he has done so many times this season, burying a 3-pointer that pushed the fourth-seeded Zags past …
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 5:21 p.m.
Joel Bruder wasn’t looking to build the Field of Dreams – just a place for fourth-seeded Gonzaga to carry out its walkthroughs and go through scouting reports before an 11:30 …
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
Leon Rice’s flight back from Seattle landed in Boise at 10:30 Thursday morning – about an hour before Gonzaga’s NCAA Tournament first-round game tipped off at Taco Bell Arena.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
It started with the odd camera angle from Boise’s Taco Bell Arena. It continued with some odd calls, or noncalls, during Gonzaga’s 68-64 NCAA first-round win over UNC Greensboro.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 68-64 win over UNC Greensboro in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on …
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 7:58 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Zach Norvell helps Gonzaga survive UNC Greensboro’s upset bid with 68-64 victory in NCAA Tournament opener
Zach Norvell Jr. hit a 3-pointer with 20 seconds remaining and fourth-seeded Gonzaga avoided 13th-seeded UNC Greensboro’s upset bid with a 68-64 victory in the first round of the NCAA …
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 10:08 a.m.
Many Bulldog fans made the last-minute decision to make the roughly six-hour drive to Boise to watch Gonzaga take on UNC Greensboro in the first round of the NCAA Tournament …
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 10:09 a.m.
Gonzaga’s game against UNC Greensboro in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday will be the first time in nearly two decades that the Bulldogs have played in …
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
For some of us, this is the best sports day of the year. But, man, does college basketball seem to be intent on putting us in a bad mood.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 7 p.m.
The redshirt senior forward owes a sliver of his succces to a former Boise State basketball player.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
James Dickey’s intimidation factor might need some work. The sophomore forward stands 6-foot-10, but barely pushes 200 pounds on the scale.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
Gonzaga will play in its 50th NCAA Tournament game on Thursday. UNC Greensboro will line up for its third.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 5:18 p.m.
In his playing days, UNC Greensboro coach Wes Miller identified as a short, scrappy guard who might as well have been a living personfication of the “heart over height” adage.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament is usually the most entertaining as underdogs take a swing at blue bloods and immediately became national darlings if they pull off an …
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Gonzaga figures to have strong support in the stands at Taco Bell Arena with Boise roughly a 6 1/2 hour drive from GU’s campus, but junior point guard Josh Perkins …
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
Gonzaga should be used to this by now after touring the WCC’s collection of quality guards. Next up: UNC Greensboro’s Francis Alonso.
Tue., March 13, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
The text messages started flying back and forth weeks ago.
Tue., March 13, 2018
UNC Greensboro guard Francis Alonso childhood friend, teammate of former Gonzaga star Domantas Sabonis
BOISE – Gonzaga’s and UNC Greensboro’s campuses are roughly 2,500 miles apart, but their connections extend abroad. To Spain, to be precise. UNCG standout guard Francis Alonso is a native …