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  • THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2012

    Ambassador Lloyd

    Tommy Lloyd was a young assistant at Gonzaga when head coach Mark Few asked him to step up his game. Lloyd had played two years professionally in Germany and Australia …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 28, 2012

    Gonzaga cruises in exhibition

    Numerous Gonzaga men’s basketball players insisted throughout the preseason that if they weren’t getting the job done, another man was waiting to take their place. In Saturday’s exhibition game, five …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 28, 2012

    Blanchette: GU’s Karnowski shows early flair

    Sometime after Gonzaga’s piñata-ing of Northwest Nazarene reached the 40-point threshold Saturday night, Przemek Karnowski found himself with the basketball in the low post, and instinctively scanned the floor for …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 26, 2012, 6:01 P.M.

    Zags, Northwest Nazarene set for exhibition

    Gonzaga entertains Northwest Nazarene in a men’s basketball exhibition game Saturday at 5 at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012

    Zags not out of their depth

    Gonzaga’s season opener is nearly three weeks away but the Bulldogs’ considerable depth is already being put to the test. The public had their first opportunity to see the men’s …


  • SATURDAY, OCT. 13, 2012

    Gonzaga vows to put in necessary effort

    Expectations are nothing new for the Gonzaga men’s basketball program but they seem particularly high for the approaching season. The Bulldogs hear the buzz, but offered a few reminders to …


  • SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 2012

    GU’s No. 3 puts the heat on Knights

    Haiden Palmer’s confident swagger doesn’t just exist on the basketball court. While fielding questions in a postgame press conference following No. 11 Gonzaga’s first-round NCAA tournament victory over sixth-seeded Rutgers, …


  • SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 2012, 6:43 P.M.

    GU men’s notebook: Buckeyes had plenty of weapons

    Gonzaga was satisfied with its defensive effort on Ohio State standout forward Jared Sullinger. But the rest of the Buckeyes, particularly sophomore point guard Aaron Craft, sophomore forward Deshaun Thomas …


  • SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 2012, 2:50 P.M.

    Gonzaga men can’t buck Ohio State

    Gonzaga clawed back from a 10-point deficit to forge a tie and somehow had a Consol Energy Center crowd roaring despite a preponderance of Ohio State scarlet in the stands. …


  • FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2012, 7:07 P.M.

    Blanchette: Don’t try to pigeonhole Gonzaga

    This is about the stage of March Madness when the Gonzaga apostle begins peeking at Faust’s bracket and weighing the bargain.


  • THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012

    West Virginia ‘hillbilly’ unabashed about loyalties

    Deep in the heart of Zag Nation, a hillbilly stands alone. Charles R. Huggins is the name, although “Hillbilly Huggins” is how he introduced himself to me on the phone.


  • MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012, 11:11 P.M.

    Blanchette: No banner outcome for Zags

    It’s been 15 years in the making, but finally someone took it all away from the Gonzaga Bulldogs. All right, not all of it.


  • MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2012, 11:28 P.M.

    Zags roll on Senior Night

    Gonzaga’s entire roster made sure Robert Sacre and Marquise Carter enjoyed their Senior Night. Carter had 13 points and five assists and Sacre chipped in five points and six rebounds …


  • SATURDAY, FEB. 25, 2012, 6:55 P.M.

    Bulldogs men sneak past San Diego, 65-57

    If you’re going to play your best basketball, might as well bring it out for crunch time in a close game.


  • FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2012, 8:22 P.M.

    Bulldogs hold out hope for WCC title

    The outcome won’t impact Gonzaga’s seeding in the WCC men’s basketball tournament or its first-round opponent in the semifinals, but the Bulldogs are still playing for something against host San …


  • FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2012

    Blanchette: Gonzaga showed its power in rematch

    Game long over, a Gonzaga operative pushed a wheelchair through a ground-level corridor at the McCarthey Athletic Center and toward the court, where he encountered Randy Bennett – more resigned …


  • FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2012

    BYU humbles Gonzaga women

    PROVO, Utah – Kim Parker had 16 points and BYU scored 20 straight in the second half to rout No. 19 Gonzaga 70-40 on Thursday night at the Marriott Center, …


  • SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2012, 9:24 P.M.

    Blanchette: GU women develop new identity with similar results

    Steal, pass, layup. It can still be that elementary. In the deciding moments of Gonzaga’s 69-58 women’s basketball victory over San Diego on Saturday, it happened twice in the space …


  • SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2012, 4:44 P.M.

    Katelan Redmon, Gonzaga women top Toreros

    Head coach Kelly Graves’ unhurried tempo and ease in tone was contrary to his team’s delivery of an adrenaline rush to the fifth-largest Gonzaga women’s basketball crowd in McCarthey Athletic …


  • FRIDAY, FEB. 3, 2012

    Standish guides No. 20 Gonzaga women to win

    You hate to consider any game a gimme. In fact, you’ll never hear a coach – and rarely a player – even consider making such a statement.


  • SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2012, 6:35 P.M.

    Gonzaga women hold off Saint Mary’s for victory

    Taelor Karr made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2 minutes left then added three free throws in the final 31 seconds to help No. 22 Gonzaga beat Saint Mary’s 75-70 on …


  • FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2012

    Gonzaga pushes past stubborn Portland

    PORTLAND – Gonzaga men’s basketball coach Mark Few suggested earlier this week that the Bulldogs’ rematch with Portland probably wouldn’t resemble the first meeting. He was right. About the only …


  • FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2012

    Blanchette: Turns out, VIPs not the only BMOCs

    It was a galoshes kind of day and a sneakers-in- a-snowdrift kind of night at Gonzaga’s McCarthey Athletic Center – not for basketball aesthetes, perhaps, but not to be thrown …


  • SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2012, 7:28 P.M.

    Saint Mary’s women snap Gonzaga’s WCC win streak

    It was a surprise party, all right. On the 49th birthday of Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves, Saint Mary’s handed his Bulldogs, ranked No. 22 in the ESPN/USA Today …


  • FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2012

    Gonzaga women power past San Francisco

    It was a night of individual firsts for the Gonzaga University women’s basketball team. Winning was not one of them, as those come quite often for the 23rd-ranked Bulldogs.


  • Zags’ freshmen guards play with veteran savvy

    Kevin Pangos and Gary Bell Jr. apparently didn’t get the memo that true freshmen guards tend to struggle at times against quality collegiate competition, especially on the road in packed …


  • TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2012, 6:26 P.M.

    Zags’ freshmen guards play with veteran savvy

    Kevin Pangos and Gary Bell Jr. apparently didn’t get the memo that true freshmen guards tend to struggle at times against quality collegiate competition, especially on the road in packed …


  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2011, 8:30 P.M.

    Gonzaga men win WCC opener

    Kevin Pangos hit 5 of 7 3-point shots and scored 19 points Wednesday night as Gonzaga opened West Coast Conference play with a 90-51 win over Portland.


  • TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2011, 7:10 P.M.

    GU men open WCC play against Portland Wednesday night

    At this time a year ago Portland was 12-3 with solid home wins against UC Santa Barbara, Saint Louis, Boise State, Nevada and Utah and a road victory at Montana. …


  • SATURDAY, DEC. 24, 2011, 6:41 P.M.

    Solid WCC should be tougher with addition of BYU

    National pundits have suggested the West Coast Conference could be a three-bid league. Gonzaga, BYU and Saint Mary’s are a combined 30-7. Many have argued the WCC is better than …


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