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MONDAY, JAN. 13, 2014

Bulldogs slide in polls 

Gonzaga's upset loss to Portland last Thursday dropped the Bulldogs out of the A.P. Top 25 and nearly out of the USA Today rankings. Gonzaga (14-3) slipped eight spots, from No. 22 to No. 30, in the A.P. poll. The Zags dropped from 18th to...

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MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2012

Zags drop out of both polls

As expected, the Gonzaga men’s basketball team slipped out of the Top 25 rankings in both major polls following a 66-65 loss at San Francisco on Saturday. The Bulldogs (21-5, 11-3 WCC), No. 24 last week in A.P. and ESPN/USA Today, dropped into the others...

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MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2012

Zags back in A.P. poll at 24 

Gonzaga returned to the A.P. rankings at No. 24. The Bulldogs (17-3, 7-1 WCC) are 26th in ESPN/USA Today's latest poll. The Bulldogs have a big week as they visit WCC newcomer BYU on Thursday and Pepperdine on Saturday. Saint Mary's, which thumped BYU on...

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MONDAY, JAN. 24, 2011

GU vanishes from polls 

Gonzaga wasn't ranked before its 0-2 road trip and now the Bulldogs are no longer in the others receiving votes category. GU was in the top 30 in both polls before losing at Santa Clara and San Francisco. Saint Mary's, which visits Gonzaga on Thursday,...

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MONDAY, JAN. 17, 2011

GU moving up, Gaels No. 21

Saint Mary's (16-2, 4-0 WCC) broke into the ESPN/USA Today Top 25 at No. 21 while Gonzaga (13-5, 3-0) climbed higher in the others receiving votes category. GU is 30th after receiving 39 points. Here's the poll. UPDATE: Gaels are 22nd, Zags 29th in A.P....

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MONDAY, DEC. 6, 2010

Gonzaga drops out of rankings 

Gonzaga is no longer ranked in either of the two major polls. The Zags, 24th in last week's ESPN/USA Today rankings, slid into the receiving votes category when the new poll was released Monday. Gonzaga had already tumbled from the A.P. Top 25 last week,...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2010

Shock hold steady at No. 2 

For the third straight week Spokane is No. 2 in the AFL coaches poll. Jacksonville stayed in the top spot. Milwaukee is No. 3, followed by Arizona.UPDATE: On the expansion front, San Jose, one of the league's most successful franchises, is returning to the AFL....

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2010

Shock this and that

A couple of Shock notes this morning. Spokane (2-1) moved up to No. 3 in the coaches' and writers' polls. Chicago and Milwaukee, the AFL's only unbeatens, are ranked first and second, respectively. Arizona (2-1), tied with Spokane for the West Division lead, is No....

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MONDAY, FEB. 15, 2010

Gonzaga moves up rankings 

Another 2-0 week propelled Gonzaga to No. 13 in the Associated Press poll and No. 9 in ESPN/USA Today's rankings. The Bulldogs were 16th and 11th in last week's polls.Three of the four teams with wins over Gonzaga are ranked: No. 6 Duke, No. 11...

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MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2010

GU moves up in polls

Gonzaga's 2-0 week resulted in a small jump in the rankings. The Bulldogs (19-4) are 16th in A.P., 11th in ESPN/USA Today. They were 17th and 13th, respectively, a week ago.Saint Mary's, which visits Gonzaga on Thursday with first place on the line in the...

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MONDAY, FEB. 1, 2010

Bulldogs drop to 13, 17

San Francisco's upset win over Gonzaga dropped the Bulldogs to No. 17 in the Associated Press poll and No. 13 in ESPN/USA Today's Top 25. GU was 13th and 8th, respectively, a week ago.Saint Mary's, tied for first in the WCC with Gonzaga, received votes...

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MONDAY, JAN. 18, 2010

Zags up to 15th, 10th

Gonzaga continued to climb up the rankings, moving up to 15th in the A.P. poll and 10th in ESPN/USA Today. GU (14-3) moved up two spots in A.P. and four in the other poll. Saint Mary's lost a few votes in the ESPN/USA Today poll,...

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MONDAY, JAN. 4, 2010

GU rises in polls after 3-0 week

Gonzaga is back in the A.P. Top 25 and climbing up in the ESPN/USA Today rankings.The Bulldogs, who defeated Eastern Washington, Oklahoma and Illinois last week, are No. 19 in A.P.; No. 18 in ESPN/USA Today. The Zags were 26th in last week's A.P. poll...

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MONDAY, DEC. 14, 2009

Zags jump up to 15th 

Gonzaga's 2-0 week resulted in a climb to No. 15 in the A.P. Top 25. The Zags (8-2) are tied for 15th with Georgia Tech in the ESPN/USA Today poll. GU was 21st and 22nd, respectively, in those polls last week.Find both polls are here.It...

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MONDAY, DEC. 7, 2009

Bulldogs drop to 21st 

Gonzaga slipped four spots in the A.P. Top 25, falling to No. 21 after losing to Wake Forest on Saturday. GU (6-2) is one spot behind Wisconsin, despite a convincing win over the Badgers in Maui, and two spots behind Cincinnati, whom the Zags beat...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2009

GU back where it started 

Got busy with other stuff Monday and forgot to post the latest rankings. Gonzaga moved up to 10th in the A.P. poll. I couldn't remember so I looked up where the Zags were ranked in the preseason poll. Yep, 10th. Interesting to look back at...

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MONDAY, FEB. 23, 2009

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MONDAY, FEB. 9, 2009

Gonzaga drops to 19, 21 in polls 15 

Gonzaga's 68-50 loss to Memphis dropped the Zags one spot in the A.P. poll (from 18th to 19th) and three spots in the ESPN/USA Today poll (18th to 21st). Memphis soared from 14th to 8th in A.P, and from 15th to 10th in ESPN/USA Today.More...

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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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Zags tumble in polls 13 

A couple of weeks ago, Gonzaga was undefeated and ranked No. 4. Following a loss to No. 2 UConn on Dec. 20th in Seattle, the Zags actually went up one spot in the A.P. poll, from 8th to 7th. But a home loss to Portland...

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