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WCC roundup: BYU advances past Santa Clara

Kyle Collinsworth, the West Coast Conference Player of the Year, scored 13 points and had two key assists late in the game as Brigham Young defeated Santa Clara 72-60 in …

Blanchette: Of all years for the Zags to be on the edge

The madness of college basketball is far too expansive to be limited to March. Although that’s as good a time as any.

Loyola Marymount eliminates San Diego at WCC men’s tournament

Brandon Brown made all 10 of his free-throw attempts and scored 20 points as Loyola Marymount fended off a late San Diego rally to beat the Toreros 64-61 in the …

Four corners: Gonzaga aims for WCC title

The second-seeded Zags’ WCC tournament quarterfinal assignment is No. 7 Portland.

WCC men’s and women’s tournament bracket set

The Gonzaga women will play Thursday and the men on Saturday in their openers at the West Coast Conference basketball tournaments at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

Gonzaga holds on at BYU for a share of WCC title

PROVO, Utah – The Gonzaga Bulldogs built another big lead in another big game. There were several anxious moments down the stretch, but this time they finished. Good timing, too, …

Zags women use fourth-quarter outburst to put away WCC champion BYU

The Gonzaga women sent a message on Saturday, the kind their fans will want to shout from the rooftops: Don’t count us out.

WCC roundup: Saint Mary’s grabs title with win at USF

Calvin Hermanson scored a career-high 24 points and made six 3-pointers and Saint Mary’s beat host San Francisco 84-72 for the Gaels’ third West Coast Conference regular-season title in the …

Gonzaga beats San Diego, keeps WCC crown in sights

After all the non-conference ups and downs, all the WCC ups and downs, Gonzaga has a chance Saturday to earn at least a share of another conference championship. The Zags …

San Diego sinks Gonzaga women with late blocked shot

The frustration deepened a bit more for the Gonzaga women Thursday night.

Kyle Collinsworth’s triple-double propels BYU past Portland

Kyle Collinsworth had his fifth triple-double of the season, increasing his NCAA career record to 11, and six players scored in double figures as BYU rolled to a 99-81 win …

Four corners: Zags can clinch share of title

Gonzaga clinches at least a share of the WCC title with two wins this week.

Spoiled Senior Night: Gonzaga falls to Saint Mary’s, loses grip on WCC’s top seed

Saint Mary’s spoiled Gonzaga’s Senior Night and joined the Zags at the top of WCC standings. The Gaels carved up GU’s defense in the second half – shooting 73.7 percent …

WCC roundup: BYU blasts San Diego

Nick Emery scored 17 points, grabbed nine rebounds with five assists, and BYU dominated San Diego in a 91-33 win Saturday night in Provo, Utah.

Gonzaga dispatches Pacific ahead of showdown with Saint Mary’s

Kyle Wiltjer and Domantas Sabonis combined for 49 points to lead Gonzaga past Pacific 90-68 Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

Jill Barta stars as GU women rout Portland

Jill Barta poured in 27 points and GU outrebounded the Pilots 37-20 in the Zags’ 86-51 rout over Portland on Saturday at the McCarthey Athletic Center, their third straight win.

WCC roundup: Saint Mary’s beats LMU, reaches 20 wins

Calvin Hermanson scored 16 and Saint Mary’s notched its ninth straight 20-win season with a 68-62 win over Loyola Marymount on Saturday night in Moraga, California.

Gonzaga uses Oregon products to pound Portland, expand WCC lead

Kyle Wiltjer and Silas Melson enjoyed happy homecomings and Gonzaga drained 15 3-pointers in a surprisingly easy 92-66 victory over Portland in front of packed house Thursday at the Chiles …

Pepperdine hands Saint Mary’s first home loss

Lamond Murray Jr. scored 16 points and Stacy Davis had 13, including four free throws in the final 24 seconds, to lead Pepperdine to a 69-63 win over Saint Mary’s …

Four Corners: Gonzaga faces red-hot Portland

Portland had dropped eight of nine before getting healthy last week with road wins over Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount.

Gonzaga holds back Waves, stays in first in WCC

Gonzaga built a seemingly comfortable lead but had to hang on in the closing minutes before sweating out a 69-66 victory in front of packed crowd inside Firestone Fieldhouse.

WCC roundup: Pacific pulls upset at BYU

Alec Kobre scored 17 points and T.J. Wallace added 15, including a go-ahead 3-pointer, to lead Pacific to a 77-72 upset of BYU on Saturday in Provo, Utah, snapping the …

Young players made big strides in Gonzaga women’s win

As her three children were frolicking on the court Saturday afternoon, Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier warmed to the subject of growth spurts.

Gonzaga women ride new lineup to 83-68 win over Loyola Marymount

Gratefully, the Gonzaga women were able to turn the page Thursday night. The Bulldogs embraced a new month with a new starting lineup and some newfound offensive energy Thursday night …

Balanced attack helps Gonzaga roll past LMU, 92-63

LOS ANGELES – Gonzaga hadn’t seen Loyola Marymount since before Christmas but not much changed the second time around. The Zags thumped the Lions 92-63 on Thursday at Gersten Pavilion, …

Gonzaga dominates from tip to buzzer in 86-48 win over San Francisco

Gonzaga received contributions from everyone in its eight-man rotation and crushed San Francisco 86-48 in front of a full house of 6,000 Saturday at the McCarthey Athletic Center. Five players …

WCC roundup: Saint Mary’s beats Pacific, stays in first place

Calvin Hermanson scored 20 points and Jock Landale got the go-ahead score late in the second half as Saint Mary’s held on Saturday night for a 68-65 win over Pacific …

Kyle Wiltjer, Gonzaga roll past Santa Clara 84-67

Gonzaga made quick work of Santa Clara, building a 29-point lead late in the first half and cruising to an 84-67 WCC men’s basketball victory Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic …

Gonzaga fends off Pacific with strong late showing

STOCKTON, Calif. – They don’t grade college basketball games on style points. That’s a good thing for Gonzaga, which didn’t have its ‘A’ game most of the way but finished …

Jacko, Loyola Marymount top San Diego

Adom Jacko scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half and Loyola Marymount defeated San Diego 67-63 on Saturday in Los Angeles.