Gonzaga’s non-conference schedule will require adjustments with five games prior to the Nov. 25 starting date. Few said it’s likely several marquee games – at Texas on Nov. 13, home vs. Arizona (Dec. 5) and Washington (Dec. 12) – will be moved onto the 2021-22 schedule.
The NCAA Division I Council provided some much-needed direction for the upcoming basketball season, setting Nov. 25 as the starting date for men’s and women’s games.
Brandon Clarke was selected to the NBA All-Rookie first team, becoming the first Gonzaga product to receive the honor.
Nathan Bittle, rated as a top 20 prospect in the 2021 class, announced his commitment to Oregon.
The Gonzaga men’s basketball team could be spending quite a bit of time in Orlando during the non-conference season.
Nearly two weeks after pegging Nov. 25 for opening day, oversight committees for men’s and women’s basketball Friday adjusted to move up the timeline to Nov. 21, according to Stadium and CBSSports.com.
Ben Gregg waited a long time before receiving a scholarship offer from Gonzaga. It didn’t take the Oregon prep standout long to decide the wait was worth it. He announced his commitment to the Zags on social media Wednesday with the caption: “Dreams to reality.”
Former Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams, who has played portions of the last two seasons in the NBA, is heading to Turkey to continue his professional career.Williams signed a one-year deal with Galatasaray Odeabank in Istanbul, the team announced.
Gonzaga coach Mark Few was among a handful of honorees Friday at the 15th annual Dick Vitale Gala, a fundraiser for the V Foundation.
Brandon Clarke finished fourth in the voting for rookie of the year. Memphis teammate Ja Morant received 99 of 100 first-place votes from a panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters.
Matt Meyer has spent a lot of time in virtual meetings the past five months.
College basketball recently lost two coaching icons with the deaths of Thompson, who turned Georgetown into a national power, and Lute Olson, who did the same at Arizona. Both Hall of Fame coaches made a huge impression on Few, who was fan of the Hoyas’ tenacity and toughness and the Wildcats’ fluid style of play.