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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:02 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s basketball opens WCC play Dec. 28 on the road

Gonzaga will open defense of its West Coast Conference women’s basketball title at Pacific on Dec. 28


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:31 p.m.

Gonzaga will open WCC schedule at home against Pacific, Santa Clara

The WCC men’s basketball schedule is a bit more travel friendly for the Gonzaga Bulldogs. The Zags face three split weeks (one home game, one road game). They had five …


Former Zag Zach Collins could hit the lottery in NBA Draft

Thursday night, Zach Collins will walk across the stage at the Barclays Center, likely as a lottery pick and pending multi-millionaire, and shake NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s hand, capping a …


UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017, 6:23 p.m.

Gonzaga one of nine on Cal graduate transfer Kameron Rooks’ list

Gonzaga is in the mix for Cal graduate transfer Kameron Rooks, but the Zags have a lot of company. Rooks’ list includes San Diego State, Connecticut, St. John’s, Georgetown, Illinois, …


UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 8:44 p.m.

New Mexico grad transfer Elijah Brown picks Oregon

Elijah Brown, who visited Gonzaga last week and is considered one of college basketball’s top graduate transfers, has committed to Oregon, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein.


GU’s Ryan Edwards will skip senior season after finishing degree

Gonzaga center Ryan Edwards plans on working after finishing his broadcasting degree in May and he won’t play his senior season.


UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 3:09 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams testing NBA waters but won’t sign with agent

Gonzaga junior forward Johnathan Williams will test the NBA waters but doesn’t plan on hiring an agent, according to a school release.


UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 6:10 p.m.

Nigel Williams-Goss declares for NBA Draft, signs with agent

Williams-Goss announced Tuesday he will declare for the NBA Draft. He’ll be represented by Greg Lawrence of Wasserman, which eliminates the possibility of returning for his senior season. Lawrence also …


UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 9:33 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Zach Collins declares for NBA Draft, intends to hire agent

Gonzaga freshman center Zach Collins declared for the NBA Draft and intends to hire an agent at a later date, the school announced Tuesday.


UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 11:02 p.m.

No shortage of fouls, free throws for Gonzaga, West Virginia

Gonzaga and West Virginia combined for 51 fouls and 61 free throws in an NCAA tournament game that lacked flow for significant portions.


Meet the press: Gonzaga faces West Virginia’s overwhelming defense in NCAA Sweet 16

There is pressure defense and then there is this: West Virginia, nicknamed ‘Press Virginia’ because of its relentless defensive style, has been known to slap on the press after missing …


UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 4:36 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams saves his noise for the court

Johnathan Williams is so soft-spoken even he acknowledges he’s “one of the most quiet guys around.”


UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 9:08 p.m.

More to Mountaineers than just pressure defense

Zag fans might want to start the meter on ‘Press Virginia’ references (that’s one) leading up to Thursday’s Gonzaga-West Virginia clash in the Sweet 16 in San Jose.


Gonzaga’s Mark Few and crew savor another Sweet 16

Among the numerous mileposts in Gonzaga’s 2017 season was one Saturday that went largely unnoticed. Gonzaga sealed its third straight Sweet 16, which hasn’t happened since the 1999 squad launched …


UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 7:50 p.m.

Gonzaga tries to silence Northwestern, pro-Wildcats’ crowd

The top-seeded Zags (33-1) are essentially considering it as a road game Saturday when they face No. 8 Northwestern (24-11) with a trip to the NCAA Sweet 16 on the …


Gonzaga’s Tommy Lloyd mentioned as possible candidate at Washington

Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd was listed by a couple of media outlets as a potential candidate for job at Washington.


UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 4:59 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Mark Few receives another Coach of the Year award

Gonzaga’s Mark Few has been named winner of the Henry Iba Award, presented to the national coach of the year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.


UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 4:31 p.m.

Killian Tillie takes advantage of extra healing time

Gonzaga had a short break after winning the WCC tournament before beginning preparations for the NCAA tournament. That was just fine with freshman forward Killian Tillie.


UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 4:11 p.m.

SDSU’s A.J. Hess has warmest regards for Brookings

Senior wing A.J. Hess, a graduate transfer from Southern Utah, loves everything about South Dakota State’s campus and community.


UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 4:04 p.m.

Upon further review, Przemek Karnowski tops NCAA wins list

Upon further review, Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski is the new NCAA Division I all-time wins leader.


UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 7:19 p.m.

Nigel Williams-Goss: “Coming to Gonzaga was the best decision I could’ve made”

Nigel Williams-Goss, averaging nearly 17 points per game for the No. 2 ranked-Gonzaga Bulldogs, wrote a column recently for the website, The Players’ Tribune, headlined “Where My Zags At?” In …


Williams-Goss lands another first-team All-America honor

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss on Monday earned another first-team All-America honor.


Zags climb to No. 2 in college basketball polls

Gonzaga climbed two spots to No. 2 in both major college basketball polls.


Four reasons why Gonzaga can make Final Four

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, 9:19 p.m.

No. 1-seeded Gonzaga faces South Dakota State in first round

Gonzaga on Sunday found out its NCAA tournament seeding (No. 1 in the West Region), site (Salt Lake City) and opponent (South Dakota State).


UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 11:33 p.m.

Gonzaga men have look, credentials of No. 1 seed to NCAA Tournament

Two projected NCAA tournament No. 1 seeds lost in their conference tournaments.


UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 8:53 p.m.

Numbers adding up for Gonzaga’s defense

It was inevitable Gonzaga coach Mark Few would be asked if this was his best defensive team minutes after the Zags limited Saint Mary’s, one of the nation’s most efficient …


UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 8:16 p.m.

The LaRocks from Butte are rock-solid Gonzaga basketball fans

Larry and Alana LaRock are devoted to the Gonzaga Bulldogs. The couple had not missed a home Gonzaga game at the McCarthey Athletic Center until this year – only because …


UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 3:47 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski finalist for Abdul-Jabbar Award

Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski is one of five finalists for the 2017 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Friday.


UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 4:03 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Mark Few named Sporting News’ Coach of the Year

Gonzaga’s Mark Few on Thursday was named Sporting News’ Coach of the Year.