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  • NDSU thrives despite meager surroundings

    North Dakota State, Gonzaga’s first opponent in the NCAA tournament, often practices in a 140-foot long, 60-foot wide building with a 20-feet ceiling.


  • Blanchette: It was good to avoid neighborhood fracas

    Looks as if the NCAA’s picking panel was having so much fun with its bracket that it had no need to manufacture more by matching the 509’s finest in the …


  • 17th time as special as the first for Zags

    There were few Selection Sunday surprises for Gonzaga, which begins its NCAA tournament trek close to home – at Seattle’s KeyArena – with the expected seeding – No. 2.


  • Behind the madness

    March Madness is a national pandemic, of course. But it could be argued that the particular strain of contagion annually contracted in Spokane is especially virulent. We have the opposite …


  • Zags appear destined for No. 2 seed

    Of 63 projections updated Saturday on bracketmatrix.com, 60 have Gonzaga as a No. 2 seed. Two have the Zags as a No. 3 and one has GU as the last …


  • Wesley brings his X factor to Zags’ semifinal win

    John Blanchette: Less is more is a nice concept, if forever difficult to sell and even harder to fully embrace as a practical matter.


  • Zags back where they belong: in WCC final

    Byron Wesley scored 25 points and led a second-half run with teammate Kyle Wiltjer as top-seeded and seventh-ranked Gonzaga defeated Pepperdine 79-61 Monday night to reach its 18th consecutive West …


  • Another cruel twist of fate for Sherbert

    LAS VEGAS – A rebound, a few swift dribbles up court, a bold move to the hoop – it was Lindsay Sherbert revealed, if not as her old self, then …


  • Top-seeded GU teams off to Las Vegas

    Third-ranked Gonzaga is headed back to the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas for the West Coast Conference tournament, an event the Bulldogs have dominated for the past 20 years. Gonzaga …


  • Zags look to continue dominance of WCC tournament

    Third-ranked Gonzaga is headed back to the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas for the West Coast Conference tournament, an event the Bulldogs have dominated for the past 20 years.


  • Aggressive Cougars yank Bulldogs back to Earth

    And it’s gone. The Senior Night good vibes. Not in 17 years had Gonzaga turned off the scoreboard for the final time of the season with the bigger number showing …


  • BYU hands Zags costly defeat

    BYU outplayed Gonzaga at both ends of the court and held on for a streak-busting 73-70 win Saturday night, spoiling Gonzaga’s Senior Night in front of 6,000 at McCarthey Athletic …


  • Pangos leaving his name all over GU record book

    Kevin Pangos will play his final home game at McCarthey Athletic Center tonight. The senior point guard will likely wander over to the MAC Sunday night for an hour or …


  • Pangos high on any list at GU

    Kevin Pangos will play his final home game at McCarthey Athletic Center Saturday night. But by no means will it be the last time he shoots baskets there.


  • Four corners: Gonzaga Bulldogs

    Coming up: Tonight vs. San Diego, 8 (ESPN2); Saturday vs. BYU, 7 (ESPN2) Outlook: The Zags (28-1, 16-0 WCC) are pursuing their second unbeaten conference season in three years. GU …


  • Wiltjer honored by WCC

    Another week without movement at the top of the men’s college basketball polls, another weekly honor for junior forward Kyle Wiltjer.


  • Big rally gives Zags another WCC title

    Kyle Wiltjer had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and third-ranked Gonzaga rallied from 17 points down to beat Saint Mary’s 70-60 on Saturday night.


  • Gonzaga basketball, Saint Mary’s

    MORAGA, Calif. – Saint Mary’s coach Randy Bennett has updated his scouting report for Gonzaga’s visit tonight. “Probably not let (Kyle) Wiltjer get 45,” said Bennett, following the Gaels’ victory …


  • Zags go for another WCC title

    With a victory over Saint Mary’s on Saturday, third-ranked Gonzaga (27-1, 15-0) would claim its 13th outright WCC title in coach Mark Few’s 16 seasons.


  • No. 2 Gonzaga turns back USF

    Kyle Wiltjer scored 29 points and made a pair of 3-pointers in a key second-half run that helped No. 2 Gonzaga win its 17th straight, 81-70 over San Francisco on …


  • Zags expect another tussle from USF

    Gonzaga seems to bring out the best in West Coast Conference opponents. It happened Thursday night against Santa Clara and the Zags are bracing for more of the same tonight …


  • Gonzaga victorious in trademark suit

    Gonzaga University won a legal victory this week against the owner of a shuttered downtown bar that had been illegally using the school’s trademarks. U.S. District Court Judge Lonny Suko …


  • Gonzaga men hold off BYU in WCC opener

    There is taking it one game at a time. There is the game within the game. And then there was Gonzaga-BYU for 40 back-and-forth, occasionally frantic, wildly entertaining minutes Saturday.


  • Zags face rugged WCC opener at BYU

    Gonzaga’s last three trips to the Marriott Center have produced one win, two losses and an indeterminate number of bruises.


  • No. 8 Gonzaga turns back Cal Poly

    Perhaps the Zags worked out some kinks Saturday, overcoming game-long turnovers and shaky defensive rebounding in the closing minutes for a ragged 63-50 victory over Cal Poly.


  • GU’s Sabonis a real gym rat

    After a day of classes, an afternoon of basketball practice and an early evening of studying, Domas Sabonis can usually be found at his home away from home.


  • Gonzaga women get going in win

    The Gonzaga women’s basketball team overcame a horrid shooting start Sunday by outhustling visiting Portland State and eventually pulling away for a 73-41 victory. Gonzaga missed its first 16 shots …


  • GU women crank it up in second half, beat Portland State

    The Gonzaga women’s basketball team overcame a horrid shooting start Sunday by outhustling visiting Portland State and eventually the Bulldogs pulled away for a convincing 73-41 victory.


  • Arizona edges Gonzaga in thriller

    In a tense duel between two of the West’s best programs, the ninth-ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs fended off repeated Arizona spurts but ran out of answers late in regulation and in …


  • Zags’ Melson steps in for fellow freshman guard Perkins

    Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins has kept his spirits up despite a couple of tough days. He managed a postgame smile – or as much of a grin as his wired jaw …

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