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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.


UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 7:27 p.m.

Gonzaga takes time to celebrate championship, look ahead

The execution on the court was on point and so was the post-game celebration. The buzzer sounded on Gonzaga’s 74-56 win over Saint Mary’s in the WCC tournament title game …


Nigel Williams-Goss named first-team All-America by Sports Illustrated

Gonzaga junior guard


UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 6:53 p.m.

Gonzaga runs past Saint Mary’s 86-75 in WCC championship

When in doubt, pass the ball to Jill Barta. That seemed to be the general consensus among the Zags on Tuesday when the Gonzaga took down Saint Mary’s 86-75 for …


UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 1:41 p.m.

Few picks up a few more coaching awards

Gonzaga’s Mark Few on Tuesday was honored as USA Today’s Coach of the Year and the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) District IX Coach of the Year.


UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 8:30 p.m.

Gonzaga women will play Saint Mary’s for WCC title

Gonzaga earned a spot in the West Coast Conference championship game at 1 p.m. on Tuesday after the top-seeded Zags topped No. 4 San Francisco on Monday 77-46. It’s the …


UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 8:53 p.m.

Gonzaga women silence USF’s shooters, advance to WCC title game

Top-seeded Gonzaga strolled to a spot in Tuesday’s WCC women’s championship game when the Bulldogs took down No. 4 USF 77-46 on Monday at the Orleans Arena.


UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 4:09 p.m.

Gonzaga stays at No. 4 in AP, USA Today polls

Gonzaga picked up some votes but remained fourth in the AP Top 25.


Zags trying to put best seed forward at WCC tournament

After two minor upsets Friday, the WCC men’s tournament has followed the seeding entering Monday’s semifinals.


UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 10:07 p.m.

Gonzaga women take on San Francisco in WCC tourney semifinals on Monday

Get through the quarterfinals. Check. Now Gonzaga has just one more game to cross off the list before getting to the West Coast Conference final.


Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss one of 15 finalists for Wooden Award

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss is one of 15 finalists for the Wooden Award, presented to college basketball’s most outstanding player.


Gonzaga-Pacific key matchups

The Tigers are led by guards Ray Bowles and T.J. Wallace. Bowles averaged 12.5 points against the Zags but made just 10 of 29 shots. Wallace had 12 points on …


Gonzaga set to face Pacific in WCC tournament quarterfinals

Gonzaga will open the WCC tournament against No. 9 Pacific, which advanced with an 89-84 victory Friday over No. 8 Pepperdine on Friday at Orleans Arena.


UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 8:14 p.m.

Gonzaga women shut down Pacific 91-59 in WCC opener

The Gonzaga women ran out on the Orleans Arena court Friday afternoon with a few chips on their shoulders. For one, the Zags were not going to let this opening …


UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 11:31 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Mark Few named Naismith Coach of the Year semifinalist

Gonzaga’s Mark Few was named a semifinalist for the Naismith Coach of the Year, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Friday.


UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 3:02 p.m.

Motivated by memory

The Gonzaga women haven’t forgotten what happened the last time they visited the Orleans Arena. Last March, the Zags fell to Santa Clara in their first game of the West …


Gonzaga’s Williams-Goss named Academic All-American

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-American first team.


UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 12:48 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Williams-Goss semifinalist for Naismith Trophy

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss is one of 10 semifinalists for the Naismith Trophy, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Wednesday.


Gonzaga slides to No. 4 in both major polls

Gonzaga dropped to No. 4 in both major polls, ending a


LMU gets best of WSU on diamond

Spencer Erdman drove in three runs with a double and a triple and the Loyola Marymount Lions (4-4) breezed to a 7-3 victory over the Washington State Cougars (3-4) in …


Loss stings, but Gonzaga’s goals remain the same

Before Saturday, the Zags seemed immune to the wonderful zaniness that is college basketball.


Riccardo Fois analyzes stats to get most out of Bulldogs

Statistics reveal the basic ins-and-outs of every basketball game – but how do they determine an outcome? Gonzaga’s assistant video coordinator Riccardo Fois analyzes which statistics are important to an …


Gonzaga’s Karnowski, Perkins and Williams-Goss on WCC All-Academic team

Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski, Josh Perkins and Nigel Williams-Goss were named Wednesday to the WCC All-Academic Team.


J3, J-Mat, Z-bo and more: Playing the name game with Gonzaga

J3 held his ground and collected the rebound after forcing a wild, missed shot by San Francisco guard Charles Minlend. At the offensive end, Gonzaga swung the ball around the …


Gonzaga No. 1 for program-record fourth consecutive week

Gonzaga is No. 1 in both major college basketball polls for the fourth straight week, eclipsing the 2013 team’s three-week stint as the longest in program history.