Stories tagged: WCC
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 11:12 a.m.
WCC preview: There’s a reason Saint Mary’s is unanimous pick
The West Coast Conference has already seen its Upset of the Year. It came in October when nine of the league’s head coaches made Saint Mary’s their pick to finish …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
Saint Mary’s unseats Gonzaga as WCC favorites in coaches’ poll
For the first time in 17 years, Gonzaga isn’t favored to win the WCC men’s basketball title. Saint Mary’s took over the top spot in the conference coaches’ preseason poll.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
Gonzaga volleyball handles LMU, improves to 6-0 in WCC
Gonzaga volleyball kept rolling Saturday and for a change – and a nice break for coach Diane Nelson’s heart rate – the Bulldogs didn’t need any fifth-game theatrics.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
Nick Emery, TJ Haws look to lead BYU back to NCAA Tournament
BYU guard Nick Emery seemed to have a different tone on the eve of the 2017-18 basketball season.
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 4:10 p.m.
NCAA punishes Pacific men’s basketball for violations
The men’s basketball team at Pacific has been punished by the NCAA for academic and recruiting violations under former coach Ron Verlin. The NCAA says Verlin failed to promote an …
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 …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 5 a.m.
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.
Sun., April 23, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
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.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
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.
Sun., March 19, 2017, 7:57 p.m.
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 …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
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 …
Mon., March 13, 2017, 12:36 p.m.
Williams-Goss lands another first-team All-America honor
Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss on Monday earned another first-team All-America honor.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
Zags climb to No. 2 in college basketball polls
Gonzaga climbed two spots to No. 2 in both major college basketball polls.
Sun., March 12, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
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).