Zags welcome newcomers, share a little Kraziness

Gonzaga’s annual Kraziness in the Kennel is essentially the public’s first look at the Zags and here’s some of what those inside the McCarthey Athletic Center witnessed Saturday: Josh Perkins hit a tough step-back jumper just before the shot clock expired, Kyle Wiltjer scored a … Read more

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Zag vets, newcomers shine in scrimmage

Gonzaga puts its 2014-15 team on display earlier today during Kraziness in the Kennel at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


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Gonzaga notes: Nunez’s status changed to senior

Gonzaga recently updated the men’s basketball roster on its website and Angel Nunez went from being listed as a redshirt sophomore last year to a senior this season. Nunez transferred midseason from Louisville to Gonzaga in January 2013. The Bulldogs knew all along they would have to apply for a hardship waiver regarding Nunez’s sophomore season at Louisville. He participated in a few exhibition games before suffering a concussion in November that the school’s trainer called the worst he’d seen. Read more

Nunez waiver denied; schedule released

Busy day on the Gonzaga beat and a couple of hours this afternoon spent co-hosting a weekly radio show with…

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Stiltner buys Zags tickets before completely fulfilling restitution order

The convicted girlfriend of a Spokane Ponzi scheme artist paid cash for Gonzaga men’s basketball tickets weeks after being released from prison and before paying her court-ordered restitution, according to documents filed in federal court. Shannon Stiltner used money she said was a gift from her mother to buy the basketball tickets and make a university donation, according to court documents filed on Thursday. Just weeks ago, she tried to buy the four midcourt seats but rescinded the payment after her ex-husband, with whom she shares the season tickets, called to express concern. Read more

Gonzaga NIT schedule set

Gonzaga will be one of four teams featured in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off men’s basketball tournament in November at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Bulldogs will open the Tip-Off in Spokane with two games: Nov. 19 against St. Joseph’s and Nov. 22 against St. Thomas Aquinas. Read more

Zags on ESPN networks at least 13 times

Gonzaga will appear at least 13 times on ESPN’s family of networks during the 2014-15 college basketball season.


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Bulldogs picked sixth in WCC men’s soccer

The West Coast Conference announced on Tuesday that the Gonzaga Bulldogs men’s soccer team was selected to finish sixth in a preseason poll of the league’s coaches. GU received 23 points. After capturing its first outright WCC championship in 2013, Loyola Marymount was picked as the favorite to win the 2014 title. LMU was a nearly unanimous selection earning 48 out of a possible 49 points to go along with six first-place votes. Santa Clara received the remaining two first-place votes, collecting 43 points. Read more

Zags hit road to begin WCC play

The Gonzaga Bulldogs men’s basketball team will hit the road for three games when West Coast Conference play begins, according to the schedule released on Monday. The defending WCC champions open their conference slate at Brigham Young on Dec. 27, before traveling to San Diego (Dec. 29) and Portland (Jan. 3). Read more

Zags open WCC with three road games

The WCC released its 2014-15 schedule — yes, GU plays conference games in late December again — and it looks nothing like…

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Former Gonzaga forward Coleman joins NAIA powerhouse

Former Gonzaga Bulldog Gerard Coleman will play his senior season of basketball for Georgetown (Kentucky) College. Tigers coach Chris Briggs expects Coleman to be a productive player for the NAIA program, which won the national championship two years ago. Read more

Coleman headed to Georgetown (Kent.) College


Former Gonzaga Bulldog Gerard Coleman will play his senior season of basketball for Georgetown (Kent.) College.

Tigers coach Chris Briggs…

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Shannon Stiltner rescinds payment for Zags seats; still owes restitution

The imprisoned girlfriend of convicted fraudster Greg Jeffreys rescinded a $2,700 payment for Gonzaga University basketball tickets after her ex-husband raised questions about court-ordered restitution. The revelation comes as Shannon Stiltner, who pleaded guilty to failing to report the real estate schemes of Jeffreys and conspiring with him after their arrest in January 2013, prepares to leave federal custody later this month. She also recently lost a legal appeal to avoid paying interest on the more than $58,000 in restitution to two victims of Jeffreys’ real estate Ponzi schemes. Read more

Zags-Huskies: Rivalry renewed

After a 10-year break, Gonzaga and Washington will renew their men’s basketball rivalry in the 2016-17 season, the schools announced Monday. The teams are expected to meet four straight seasons, alternating between their respective home courts. No decision has been made on the site of the first game. Read more

Rivalry returning for GU, UW

The Gonzaga-Washington men's basketball rivalry will return in the 2016-17 season, the schools announced Monday. It's a four-year…

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Gonzaga, UW to renew their basketball rivalry

After a 10-year hiatus, Gonzaga and Washington will renew their men’s basketball rivalry in the 2016-17 season, the schools announced Monday. Read more

NIT issues creating scheduling problems for GU

College basketball: The NIT Season Tip-off is in flux and it has put Gonzaga in a scheduling bind. The Bulldogs hope the tournament can still work out under a less-than-ideal format but they’re keeping their options open, athletic director Mike Roth said. Read more