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Senior guard Gary Bell Jr. and his Gonzaga teammates didn't play particularly well last season in the Battle in Seattle against South Alabama, but did come away with the win. Bell hopes to complete a perfect 4-0 record in Seattle games with the Zags take on Cal Poly Saturday night in KeyArena. (Associated Press)

Zags fine with second seed

Gonzaga is back in the NCAA tournament as a high seed, just not quite as high as two years ago when the Zags carried a No. 1 ranking and No. 1 seed into March Madness. The Zags are seeded second and seventh overall, a subtle...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 7, 2013

Mark Few, with his children Julia (in red shirt), Colt (being held) and Joe, after the final regular-season game in 2012, has stayed at Gonzaga in large part because of his family, which “has been the greatest perspective giver by far.” (Colin Mulvany)

Few's 25-year ride at GU

Gonzaga's season opener is just two days away, but the S-R got a head start on all the teams in our region with the College Basketball special section. Several GU-related articles to link to: Mark Few is entering his 25th season at Gonzaga, the last...

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Olynyk, Few honored

Gonzaga junior forward Kelly Olynyk has been named District IX player of the year and Mark Few was named coach of the year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. Olynyk is the fourth Zag to receive the award, joining Dan Dickau (2002), Blake Stepp (2004)...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 12, 2012

Zags get down to work

It's a bit of a misnomer to say that college basketball teams held their opening practices Friday. NCAA rules now permit summer and pre-Oct.12th individual and team practices, but Friday still was generally recognized as the official lid-lifter to the season. Gonzaga opened against a...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2011

FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2011

New guys impress at GU's first practice

I watched roughly an hour of Gonzaga's opening practice and I filed a notebook that will run in Saturday's S-R. The first item is on the six newcomers (five freshmen and J.C. transfer Guy Landry Edi). My best guess (caution: after 60 minutes of watching)...

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TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2011

Report: NCAA not expected to investigate

The swiftly evolving story involving college basketball coaches, including Gonzaga's Mark Few and Ray Giacoletti, caught up in an investment debacle with Houston businessman David Salinas took another turn Monday night when reported that the NCAA isn't planning to investigate the situation. You can...

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Report: Few invested money with Salinas is reporting that Gonzaga's Mark Few is among a growing list of college basketball coaches who invested money with David Salinas, the Houston-area investment adviser who also founded the Houston Select AAU team. Few reportedly invested $353,000 with Salinas, who committed suicide Sunday. GU...

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MONDAY, NOV. 1, 2010

MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2010

A Few words

I attempted to contact GU coach Mark Few late last week when Leon Rice was landing the Boise State job, but didn’t make connections until Monday afternoon.Nothing earth shattering to report, but there are a couple items of interest below.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2010

Rice takes over at BSU 

Leon Rice loaded the family into the Wagon Queen Family Truckster (yes, that's a Vacation reference) and drove to Boise Thursday night/Friday morning. He arrived at 3 a.m., slept a little and then was introduced as BSU's new coach at a 12:30 press conference.I tuned...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 16, 2009

GU gets started 

I've been stationed at my computer in the bowels of McCarthey Athletic Center for about an hour after the first media opportunity of the young season. I can hear the squeaking of shoes and coaches barking out instructions out on the court, so GU's first...

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Source says Few isn't Arizona bound 

The rumor mill went into overdrive Wednesday and it involved Gonzaga's Mark Few. First, there was internet speculation that Few had accepted the job at Arizona. Then came a report that the Arizona's job was Few's if he wanted it. Then came a report that...

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A wrap and some links 

I'm working on a Gonzaga season wrap-up article and getting the daily deluge of coaching carousel articles in my e-mail every morning. Arizona's looking and Oregon hasn't announced if Ernie Kent is staying or going. For what it's worth, here are some viewpoints from Arizona...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25, 2009

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 21, 2009

FRIDAY, JAN. 2, 2009

A new Few

Congratulations to the Few family, which welcomed a new addition, son, Colt, who was born on New Year's Day.Mark was back in plenty of time from Gonzaga's trip to Utah. He returned Wednesday night with the team charter. Marcy went into the hospital on New...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 1, 2009

Day after Utah 13 

Gonzaga's slide continued Wednesday night as the Bulldogs missed two shots in the closing seconds and fell to Utah 66-65 in Salt Lake City. The Bulldogs have dropped three straight and four of five as they head into what could be their toughest matchup of...

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MONDAY, DEC. 29, 2008

Zags try to get back on track 

An interesting day on the roads. It took about 55 minutes (normal trip 25-30) to get to Gonzaga for media day because traffic was backed up on I-90 from a vehicle spin-out near Barker Road. Later, I was stuck, briefly, in a carefully selected parking...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 24, 2008

Day after Portland State 

Where to begin the day after Portland State post? By giving proper credit to the visiting Vikings, who overcame travel issues and were the hungrier team in knocking off No. 7 Gonzaga 77-70 on Tuesday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.Portland State hopped off a charter...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 23, 2008

No. 7 Bulldogs stunned at home by PSU 

Back with the game story from Portland State's 77-70 upset over No. 7 Gonzaga at the McCarthey Athletic Center.Gonzaga couldn't contain 5-foot-6 guard Jeremiah Dominguez, who had 25 points, made seven 3-pointers, and grabbed six rebounds. He added five assists. Read on for the unedited...

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