Stories tagged: WCC
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 11:34 p.m.
Killian Tillie matched his career-high of 27 points and Corey Kispert added a career-best 23 points as No. 15 Gonzaga handled Portland 95-79 on Thursday at the Chiles Center.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
Gonzaga’s quick road trip to the Rose City included time to catch up with former Zag forward Zach Collins. The Zags’ charter flight to Portland was delayed by mechanical issues …
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 4:48 p.m.
This admittedly isn’t a widely accepted hypothesis, but maybe getting thrashed by Gonzaga at the McCarthey Athletic Center isn’t such a bad thing for the Zags’ WCC opponents.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
Laura Stockton and the Bulldogs are looking down at the rest of the West Coast Conference.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 3:52 p.m.
True freshman guard Marcus Shaver Jr. has been the Pilots’ top scoring threat through eight WCC games. Shaver, inserted into the starting lineup two games ago, is averaging 10.8 points …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 5:12 p.m.
Gonzaga’s loss to Saint Mary’s cost the Zags just two spots in the latest AP college basketball poll, but it did wonders for the Gaels. The Zags (17-4, 7-1 WCC) …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 6:26 p.m.
Spend any time around Josh Perkins and you’ve probably heard him say, “I’ll roll with my guys,” or words to that effect. The junior point guard is learning how to …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
Rui Hachimura draws a lot of attention with his soaring dunks and slashing drives into the lane. He found another way into the spotlight Saturday, spending a good chunk of …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 10:05 p.m.
It’s one thing to dismiss a 16-point loss to Villanova, which just might be the best team in the country. It’s another to move on from a home loss to …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 75-60 win over Santa Clara on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs, in general, needed a bounce-back game after their loss Thursday night to Saint Mary’s. And Josh Perkins, in particular, needed one personally after a 1-for-9 shooting performance …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 6:24 p.m.
The ball was ripe for the taking, and the Gonzaga women seized it with both hands. In fact, eight different players had a hand in Saturday’s turnover-fest, making it all …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 10 p.m.
Josh Perkins scored 17 points to lead a balanced offensive attack as No. 13 Gonzaga bounced back to defeat Santa Clara 75-60 on Saturday at the Leavey Center.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 11:30 p.m.
Gonzaga wants to avoid being in these situations, but it has aced three bounce-back tests following losses this season.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 5:57 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier says it all the time: “Our offense starts with our defense.”
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 8:09 p.m.
Gonzaga shut down Santa Clara’s trio of guards in a 101-52 victory last month in Spokane. That’ll be the Zags’ first priority in Saturday’s rematch at the Leavey Center, beginning …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 11:01 p.m.
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UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 11:16 p.m.
Saint Mary’s had the best player on the floor in Jock Landale. The Gaels also had the second best player on the floor in crunch time in Calvin Hermanson.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 11:05 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie provided much-needed spark inside against Saint Mary’s standout Jock Landale
Gonzaga took on one of the toughest offenses in the nation on Thursday when the Bulldogs welcomed Saint Mary’s to town. Gonzaga was put up against 6-foot-11, 255-pound center Jock …
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
Jill Barta and Chandler Smith combined for 36 points Thursday and Gonzaga never trailed during a 73-65 West Coast Conference women’s basketball win that kept the Bulldogs alone in first …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 11:04 p.m.
Nigel Williams-Goss might have hung up his Zags jersey last season and moved halfway around the world, but he hasn’t forgotten about Gonzaga. Apparently, neither has his family.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
Saint Mary’s coach Randy Bennett talks about beating Gonzaga on national TV, the big night from Jock Landale and the Bulldogs’ Rui Hachimura.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
Saint Mary’s guard Tanner Krebs talks about the Gaels’ win over Gonzaga and the play of center Jock Landale.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
Saint Mary’s forward Jock Landale talks about his 26-point outing and what the Gaels did down the stretch to pull away with a win at Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 11:11 p.m.
Gonzaga ascended to the No. 13 spot in the Associated Press basketball poll this week and that proved to be unlucky, as the Zags proceeded to lose their first West …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 9:12 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Saint Mary’s 74-71 win over Gonzaga on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2017.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
Jock Landale scored a game-high 26 points, 17 of which came in the second half, as Saint Mary’s (18-2, 7-0) upset No. 13 Gonzaga (16-4, 6-1) 74-71 on Thursday in …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Thursday’s game at Saint Mary’s is the Bulldogs’ first major West Coast Conference test of the season. A win over the Gaels would keep GU (13-4 overall and 6-0 in …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 6:29 p.m.
No. 13 Gonzaga (16-3, 6-0 WCC) and Saint Mary’s (17-2, 6-0) will determine the pecking order, at least until their Feb. 10 meeting in Moraga, at 6 p.m. Thursday at …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
There are quality matchups at all five spots, but we’ll zero in on the bigs and the point guards.