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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Jim Meehan

Jim Meehan

Current Position: sports writer

Jim Meehan joined The Spokesman-Review in 1990. Jim is currently a reporter for the Sports Desk and covers Gonzaga University basketball, Spokane Empire football, college volleyball and golf.

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Sports >  Gonzaga basketball

‘We got the job done’: Gonzaga thumps Portland 86-65, turns attention to rematch with Santa Clara

The latest victory in Gonzaga’s five-game winning streak looked a lot like the first four. Junior post Graham Ike controlled the lane and led the Bulldogs in scoring with 20 points, his fourth consecutive game with at least 20. The starting five all posted solid numbers, including Nolan Hickman’s four 3-pointers and 19 points, and Ben Gregg, who was a prep standout at Clackamas High about 20 miles down the road, added three 3s and 13 points, all in the first half.
Sports >  Gonzaga basketball

Gonzaga-Portland key matchup: Vukasin Masic brings versatility to Pilots offense

That leaves two viable candidates in redshirt sophomore guard Vukasin Masic and 6-foot-8 freshman guard Tyler Harris. The nod goes to Masic, who has been a fixture in the starting lineup while Harris, one of the top freshmen in the conference, is just returning from an ankle injury. Masic, a Serbian native, has good size (6-5 and 210 pounds), is a capable ballhandler (leads the Pilots in assists in conference at 3.7) and connects on a team-leading 39.6% beyond the 3-point arc.

Sports >  Gonzaga basketball

Gonzaga gaining ground in polls, brackets projections, but more ‘work to do’

Gonzaga continues to move up, ever so slightly, in the eyes of AP Top 25 voters and NCAA Tournament bracket gurus.The Zags weren’t in the field of 68 in bracket projections two weeks ago after falling to Saint Mary’s 64-62 at home. A four-game winning streak has the Zags showing up in an increasing number of brackets and nearing a return to the AP Top 25.
Sports >  Gonzaga basketball

Gonzaga weathers ‘a serious storm,’ pulls away from shorthanded Loyola Marymount for 91-74 win

It took the better part of 32 minutes, but Gonzaga finally shook off a feisty Loyola Marymount squad that suited up just six scholarship players due to multiple injuries. Clinging to a one-point lead, Gonzaga rattled off 15 consecutive points and closed with a 19-3 spurt to pull away for a 91-74 West Coast Conference victory Thursday at Gersten Pavilion.

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