Gonzaga released its full non-conference schedule Monday but its marquee matchups have been known for some time. GU will play nine of its 15 non-conference games at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
Paolo Banchero, one of the top recruits in the 2021 class, has scheduled a January visit to Gonzaga.
First-year Washington State basketball coach Kyle Smith moved quickly to fill the scholarship vacated by point guard Ahmed Ali.
A knee injury has ended former Gonzaga standout Kelly Olynyk’s stint with the Canadian national team.
The West Coast Conference schedule announced Tuesday morning has the Bulldogs playing at BYU on Jan. 2.
Gonzaga on Tuesday learned its WCC schedule for the 2020 season and most of its toughest contests figure to fall over the final three weeks.
The arbitrator in the dispute between UConn and Kevin Ollie says the former basketball coach is protected by a union contract when it comes to the standard the school must meet in proving his ouster was justified. The union agreement requires a showing of serious misconduct. UConn had argued that Ollie’s personal contract superseded union protections, allowing it to fire him for a broader range of offenses.
Penny Hardaway and Jerry Stackhouse are both trying to revive college basketball programs in Tennessee about 200 miles apart. Hardaway played 14 seasons in the NBA before returning to alma mater at Memphis; Stackhouse lasted 18 years in the league and after the former North Carolina star’s tenure coaching in the G League he has taken over at Vanderbilt.
Former Gonzaga Bulldog forward Jeremy Jones will begin his professional basketball career in Austria. Jones has signed with the Kapfenberg Bulls, according to the team’s Website.
Katie Campbell can’t wait to taste the gelato. Kayleigh Truong is looking forward to some team bonding. Jill Townsend just wants to soak in the history.
Gonzaga continues to fill out its nonconference basketball schedule.
The 30-year-old Sacre announced his retirement recently, surprising many in Japan because he was at the top of his game, but not those who know what means the most to the personable center.
In Shantay Legans’ two seasons as Eastern Washington’s men’s basketball coach, he’s twice led the Eagles to the Big Sky Conference tournament title game.
Aspiring minds think alike, especially when they’ve been in close proximity for 18 years.
There are concerns about the NCAA’s new requirements allowing men’s basketball players to sign with an agent during the NBA draft process while maintaining their college eligibility. The NCAA has outlined its certification process for agents requiring a college bachelor’s degree as well as certification from the NBA players union. That educational requirement has led to criticism and concern from some, including NBA All-Star LeBron James on Twitter.
The former Gonzaga star jogs between five courts Monday at the HUB Sports Center to check on 122 youngsters at his third annual skills camp, leaning over to high-five one kid who barely comes up to his waist.
Former Gonzaga point guard Josh Perkins has signed another contract with the Charlotte Hornets. The NBA team on Tuesday announced the signing of Perkins and guard Joe Chealey, but didn’t disclose contract terms.
Ahmed Ali, a point guard on the Washington State men’s basketball team who entered the transfer portal before electing to stick it out with the Cougars, has left the program according to a school official.
Former Gonzaga Bulldog Johnathan Williams is heading overseas to continue his professional basketball career. Williams signed recently with Maccabi Rishon in Israel.
Sooner than expected, Jill Townsend is back on the basketball court – which is a surprise to absolutely no one at Gonzaga.