Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Saturday, October 24, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Night 31° Partly Cloudy

THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2016

Zags thump Pacific 90-68

Kyle Wiltjer and Domantas Sabonis combined for 49 points to power Gonzaga past visiting Pacific 90-68 on Thursday. My unedited game story is below. Here's Colin Mulvany's photo gallery. Day-after post coming in the morning.

Continue reading this post »

SATURDAY, JAN. 23, 2016

Zags handle Pacific 71-61

Gonzaga didn't have its 'A' game by any stretch, but it played its best during a 10-minute span of the second half, outscoring Pacific 25-8 to produce a hard-fought 71-61 victory Saturday. My unedited game story is below. Day-after post coming in the morning.

Continue reading this post »

THURSDAY, FEB. 19, 2015

SATURDAY, JAN. 24, 2015

THURSDAY, FEB. 27, 2014

Zags secure outright WCC title

Gonzaga shook off last week's 0-2 road trip by handling Pacific 70-53 in Stockton on Thursday to secure an outright WCC championship. The Bulldogs were effective at both ends of the court. Kevin Pangos had 18 points and Drew Barham added 17. The Zags limited...

Continue reading this post »

Zags take another shot at outright crown

The Gonzaga Bulldogs haven't been here before -- the Spanos Center in Stockton -- but they've been here before -- trying to wrap up an outright WCC championship on the road. Gonzaga, which dropped a pair of road contests last week against BYU and San...

Continue reading this post »

SUNDAY, JAN. 5, 2014

Bulldogs’ Sam Dower snatches rebound away from Tigers’ Sama Taku during second-half action on Saturday. (Colin Mulvany)

Day after Pacific

Yup, we're starting a little slow this Sunday morning, just like the Pacific Tigers were slow out of the gates Saturday night. Gonzaga built a huge early lead, weathered a Pacific comeback and cruised to an 86-64 win, capping a busy four-games-in-eight-days stretch. Here's my...

Continue reading this post »

SATURDAY, JAN. 4, 2014

Zags thump Tigers for 4-0 WCC start

Gonzaga polished off a 4-0 home stand to open the WCC season with an 86-64 win over Pacific on Saturday. Kevin Pangos and Drew Barham each scored 16 points, David Stockton had 15 and Sam Dower Jr. added 13 for the Bulldogs (14-2, 4-0). My...

Continue reading this post »

FRIDAY, JAN. 3, 2014

Zags wrap up busy week

Gonzaga's Mark Few said earlier this week that every game worries him as a coach. One could see why Saturday's matchup with Pacific would really worry Few. Pacific is a capable team stocked with seven seniors. The Tigers advanced to the NCAA Tournament last season...

Continue reading this post »

SATURDAY, OCT. 5, 2013

SUNDAY, DEC. 2, 2012

Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski rejects a shot. (Dan Pelle)

Day after Pacific 

Back with a day-after post on Gonzaga's 85-67 victory over Pacific on Saturday night. Here's my gamer, Dan Pelle's photos (highly recommended), A.P. gamer, another at, the Sacramento Bee, and Stockton Record. Read on.

Continue reading this post »

SATURDAY, DEC. 1, 2012

Zags top Pacific to improve to 8-0

It was an inside job tonight at the MAC. Gonzaga's bigs -- Sam Dower (18 points), Elias Harris (17), Kelly Olynyk (15) and Przemek Karnowski (6) -- did most of the heavy lifting in the Zags' 85-67 victory over visiting Pacific. Here's a link to...

Continue reading this post »

Zags entertain future WCC foe Pacific

This didn't go well the last time it happened a couple years ago. Gonzaga took on then WCC-bound BYU at the 2011 NCAA Tournament in Denver and got Jimmered by 22 points. The venue and the opponent change today when the Zags entertain Pacific, which...

Continue reading this post »


Pacific to join WCC

Pacific will become the 10th member of the WCC in 2013, the conference announced this morning. I checked in with league sources and Gonzaga's Mike Roth, who is pleased that the WCC will have an even-numbered membership, which alleviates some of scheduling issues that came...

Continue reading this post »

Pacific expected to join WCC 

Numerous reports this morning that Pacific will leave the Big West Conference to become the 10th member of the WCC, effective in the 2013-14 season. The move could become official as early as this afternoon. The WCC's membership was stable for three decades before BYU...

Continue reading this post »

SportsLink is your portal into sports news around the Inland Northwest and beyond. You'll find updates, notes and opinions, and plenty of reader feedback.

Looking for a Grip on Sports?

Vince Grippi's daily take on all things regional sports has been moved to our main sports section online. You can find a collection of these columns here.