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Bell to play in Poland

Former Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Gary Bell Jr. has signed a contract with Stabill Jezioro, a professional team in Tarnobrzeg, Poland, according to Eurobasket.com. Bell averaged 8.2 points as a senior and 9.6 points over his four-year career. He was named the West Coast Conference’s defensive player of the year and helped Gonzaga reach the Elite Eight last season. Read more

Blanchette: Mark Few has golden opportunity

Having reclaimed the summit of international basketball over the past couple of decades, you’d think good old American know-how could subdue the neighborhood ballers of Uruguay and the Dominican Republic in between Olympics. But that’s the puzzle of the Pan American Games, the scaled down Olympics for us New Worlders. Read more

Ex-GU players have stellar reunion

A team of former Gonzaga women players came together for a reunion and ended up winning a Hoopfest championship. Taelor Karr, playing with a bandaged and battered right eye, led the Spokane Law Enforcement Credit Union Zag Babes with 12 points in the final game to win 20-17 over the Blond Bomber Babes and earned the MVP honor. Read more

GU’s Melson lands U19 tryout

Gonzaga men’s basketball player Silas Melson is one of 24 invitees to the USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Championship team training camp in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Read more

Missouri transfer joining Bulldogs

Johnathan Williams announced Saturday night that he will transfer to Gonzaga. Williams, led Missouri in scoring (11.9) and rebounding (7.1) as a sophomore last season. He will be a key frontcourt addition for the Zags, who will lose Kyle Wiltjer and Przemek Karnowski after the 2016 season. Read more

Missouri’s Williams chooses Gonzaga

Johnathan Williams announced Saturday night that he will transfer to Gonzaga. Williams led Missouri in scoring (11.9) and rebounding (7.1) as a sophomore last season. Read more

Williams-Goss will transfer to Gonzaga

Nigel Williams-Goss, a two-year basketball starter at the University of Washington and a 2013 McDonald’s All-American, said he will transfer to Gonzaga. Williams-Goss visited UNLV and Providence and had a trip scheduled for Ohio State but called it off after visiting Gonzaga’s campus over the weekend. Read more

Williams-Goss transferring to GU

Nigel Williams-Goss, considered one of the top transfers in college basketball, has decided to transfer to Gonzaga. The former University of Washington guard picked Gonzaga over UNLV and Providence. He canceled a visit to Ohio State after committing to the Zags. GU hosted Williams-Goss and… Read more

Nigel Williams-Goss will transfer to Gonzaga

Nigel Williams-Goss, a two-year starter at the University of Washington and a 2013 McDonald’s All-American, said he will transfer to Gonzaga. Read more

Wiltjer returning for senior season

One of the nation’s best frontcourts last season is coming back next season. First, Domantas Sabonis informed the coaching staff he was coming back for his sophomore season instead of entering the NBA Draft. Next, Przemek Karnowski announced he’s returning for his senior season. And… Read more

Kyle Wiltjer will return to Gonzaga for senior season

Junior forward Kyle Wiltjer has decided to return for his senior year at Gonzaga, The Spokesman-Review has learned. Read more

Karnowski coming back for senior year

One big man coming back, one big man still undecided. Przemek Karnowski announced Friday he is returning to Gonzaga for his senior season. The 7-foot-1 center from Torun, Poland, weighed his options before deciding to finish out his collegiate eligibility. Karnowski and Domantas Sabonis give… Read more

Wiltjer, Karnowski facing decisions

You never know. Just like the games themselves, the sporting world rarely follows a script. I didn’t plan on sending out texts, making phone calls and scouring NBA mock drafts on Monday but that’s what happened when it became known that Kyle Wiltjer is considering… Read more

Gonzaga basketball scoring leader Kyle Wiltjer considers declaring for NBA draft

Kyle Wiltjer is considering skipping his senior basketball season and declaring for the NBA Draft, a Gonzaga source said. Wiltjer led the Zags in scoring at 16.8 points and was second in rebounding at 6.2. The 6-foot-10, 240-pound forward made 46.6 percent of his 3-point attempts and 79 percent at the free-throw line. He was named second-team NABC All-American and third-team AP All-American. Read more

Kyle Wiltjer ponders future: GU or NBA?

Kyle Wiltjer is considering skipping his senior basketball season and declaring for the NBA Draft, a Gonzaga source said. Read more

Zags in good shape for 2016

Gonzaga’s season ended a week ago and there’s already been some promising developments for 2016, the biggest of which is Domantas Sabonis planning to return for his sophomore season. Sabonis was projected as a late first-round pick so there had to be some temptation to… Read more

Zags capable of another special season

A six-month journey had just come to an end with an Elite Eight loss to Duke and the last thing Gonzaga coach Mark Few wanted to talk about was the next six-month journey. But he did anyway, and there’s reason to think the 2016 Zags are capable of another special ride. Read more

No need to fret about Zags

A six-month journey had just come to an end with an Elite Eight loss to Duke and the last thing Gonzaga coach Mark Few wanted to talk about was the next six-month journey. But he did anyway, and there’s reason to think the 2016 Zags are capable of another special ride. Read more

Duke ends Gonzaga’s tourney run

If you quickly scanned the stats — Gonzaga shooting a higher percentage, winning the glass, 13-0 edge in bench points, 15-9 edge in second-chance points and capably defending Duke’s offense and star center Jahlil Okafor — it would seemingly add up to a Zags’ victory…. Read more

Zags falter in stretch, denied Final Four

HOUSTON – Gonzaga’s Road to the Final Four hit a detour with four-plus minutes left. The Zags’ offense, so dependable all season but inconsistent during several costly stretches against Duke, stacked up empty possessions. Duke did what Duke has done so often in big NCAA tournament games, delivering at both ends of the floor. Read more

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