Stories tagged: WCC basketball
THURSDAY, JAN. 28, 2016, 10:20 P.M.
Davis leads Waves past Toreros
Stacy Davis made 11 of 18 field goals and scored a season-high 25 points to guide the Pepperdine Waves to a 75-65 victory over the San Diego Toreros on Thursday …
FRIDAY, FEB. 15, 2013
Gonzaga men extend conference lead with win over Gaels
MORAGA, Calif. – Gonzaga spent most of the first half building up a nice lead only to see Saint Mary’s make a late push to take a one-point halftime lead. …
TUESDAY, JAN. 1, 2013, 7:13 P.M.
WCC teams enter league play with winning attitude
The conference season hasn’t even started and it’s already been a pretty good year for West Coast Conference men’s basketball teams.
SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2012, 6:09 P.M.
Gonzaga’s future looks bright after 26-win season
The view remains pretty good in both directions. The Gonzaga men’s basketball program’s dominance of the West Coast Conference ended this season, but the Bulldogs can still look backward and …
THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2012
G-Prep graduate Nicholas hit career high in Portland win
LAS VEGAS – Ryan Nicholas (Gonzaga Prep) scored a career-high 24 points to lead Portland to a 74-70 victory Wednesday over Santa Clara in the opening game of the West …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 29, 2012, 3:19 P.M.
Gonzaga enters WCC tourney with few worries
LAS VEGAS – ’Tis the season for those March Madness buzzwords: RPI, strength of schedule, bubble teams, automatic bids, Bracketology and Selection Sunday.
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2012, 12:23 A.M.
Blanchette: GU’s wins come harder than in old days
Gonzaga’s student take-the-hate- out-of-hoops movement to curb any potential faith-baiting of the guests from Brigham Young on Thursday night was all fine and noble.
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2012, 10:36 P.M.
Defense, free-throw shooting lift Gonzaga over BYU
Gonzaga got worked over on the offensive boards, didn’t shoot particularly well and turned the ball over too much. All painful, but not fatal. What the Bulldogs did do was …
TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2012, 7:55 P.M.
BYU mirrors Gonzaga in title success
Gonzaga and BYU are accustomed to hanging conference championship banners.
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2012
Bowen powers Gonzaga women past Santa Clara
Not more than a minute into her postgame interview following Gonzaga’s landslide victory on Thursday night, Kelly Bowen received a welcomed interruption. She was informed that the BYU women’s basketball …
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2012, 10:25 P.M.
Gonzaga men shake off pesky Santa Clara
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – There was nothing easy about it, but it probably shouldn’t have been this hard.
TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2012, 9:12 P.M.
Gonzaga’s defense bewilders rivals
The numbers have told the story, good or bad, of Gonzaga’s 3-point defense through the years.
SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2012, 7:19 P.M.
Gonzaga powers past Loyola Marymount
What a difference a week makes.
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2012, 6:19 P.M.
Lions come to GU with perfect WCC road mark
The basketball game and the events surrounding it have meaning.
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2012, 12:22 A.M.
Blanchette: Gonzaga showed its power in rematch
Game long over, a Gonzaga operative pushed a wheelchair through a ground-level corridor at the McCarthey Athletic Center and toward the court, where he encountered Randy Bennett – more resigned …
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2012, 10:13 P.M.
Pangos powers Gonzaga’s victory over Saint Mary’s
Kevin Pangos has been at his best against two of Gonzaga’s biggest rivals.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2012, 7:04 P.M.
Gonzaga’s title streak on line with Saint Mary’s in town
Steven Gray looked like the most relieved human being on the planet.
SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2012, 6:35 P.M.
Gonzaga women hold off Saint Mary’s for victory
Taelor Karr made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2 minutes left then added three free throws in the final 31 seconds to help No. 22 Gonzaga beat Saint Mary’s 75-70 on …
SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2012, 7:23 P.M.
Balanced scoring leads Gonzaga past San Diego
This went pretty much how Gonzaga drew it up – for Saturday’s 77-60 win over scrappy San Diego and for its men’s basketball season in general.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2012, 6:19 P.M.
Gonzaga hopes to get boost from students’ return
Seating dedicated to the Kennel Club dwindled over the last month until a smattering of students wedged into a small pie-shaped section, resulting in lower volume levels inside the McCarthey …
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2012, 7:28 P.M.
Saint Mary’s women snap Gonzaga’s WCC win streak
It was a surprise party, all right. On the 49th birthday of Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves, Saint Mary’s handed his Bulldogs, ranked No. 22 in the ESPN/USA Today …
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2012, 7:23 P.M.
GU men edge past Loyola Marymount
LOS ANGELES – Gonzaga has had numerous close games this season, but this was the first that came down to high-pressure possession after high-pressure possession in the closing minutes.
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2012, 10:27 P.M.
Saint Mary’s humbles Gonzaga
MORAGA, Calif. – Gonzaga didn’t have an answer for Matthew Dellavedova – or several other Saint Mary’s Gaels, for that matter.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2012, 3:33 P.M.
Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s resume heated rivalry
MORAGA, Calif. – Gonzaga freshman guard Gary Bell Jr. hasn’t played inside the Saint Mary’s Gaels’ cozy 3,500-seat McKeon Pavilion, but he has a pretty good idea what’s coming.
SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 2012, 11:07 P.M.
Marquise Carter steps up for Gonzaga
Students are not even close to being back yet – a quirk of the calendar has second semester at Gonzaga starting in March this year – so it doesn’t seem …
SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 2012, 7:18 P.M.
Gonzaga pulls away for eighth consecutive win
It wasn’t quite a tale of two halves. It was a tale of the first 15 minutes – where Santa Clara led by five – and the last 25 minutes …
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2012, 8:35 P.M.
Bell guides way in Gonzaga’s seventh straight win
When Gonzaga’s defense collects pass deflections, opponents’ shooting percentages and point totals generally drop.
MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
WCC announces future tournament plan
The WCC will grow to nine teams next year with the addition of BYU. A nine-team configuration will obviously impact scheduling and the conference tournament format. Those topics, and several …
TUESDAY, FEB. 8, 2011, 8:36 P.M.
Loyola Marymount looks to turn around disappointing season
With 40 years of experience coaching basketball, Loyola Marymount’s Max Good has collected a surplus of axioms and one-liners. He shared one of his favorite sayings recently with his struggling …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 1, 2010
Blanchette: Greeted with missionary zeal
In case you never thought you’d see it, a Catholic family just invited a door-belling Mormon missionary into their home. Such is the influence of college athletics.