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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.


Most Recent Stories

Sports >  NCAA basketball

Former Gonzaga standout Domantas Sabonis delivers everything but season-opening win for Pacers

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 20, 2021

Domantas Sabonis did just about everything for the Indiana Pacers but deliver a win in Wednesday’s season opener. The sixth-year pro and two-time All-Star connected on his first six shots, scored 33 points – threatening his career high of 36 – and grabbed a game-high 15 rebounds. About the only thing that didn’t go right for the former Gonzaga standout was his off-balance 14-footer that bounced off the rim at the buzzer as Charlotte rallied past the Pacers 123-122.

Sports >  NCAA basketball

Gonzaga basketball on top in AP Top 25 preseason poll

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 18, 2021

Gonzaga will begin the college basketball season precisely where it wants to end the season in April. The Zags were voted No. 1 in the preseason Associated Press poll released Monday. Gonzaga received 55 of 63 first-place votes from the media panel. No. 2 UCLA, which faces GU on Nov. 23 in Las Vegas, received the other eight votes.
Sports >  NCAA basketball

‘The sky is the limit’: Gonzaga’s newcomers make strong first impression

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 14, 2021

After transferring to Gonzaga, Nembhard has had a close-up view of the highest ranked classes in program history – No. 6 in 2020 and No. 3 in 2021. “This one is very special,” Nemhbard said of freshmen Chet Holmgren, Hunter Sallis, Nolan Hickman and Kaden Perry after Kraziness in the Kennel last Saturday. “I’ve been telling my dad when he calls, this is a very talented group that we have this year. The sky is the limit as long as we buy in and mature at a quick rate. I think we’ll do that.”

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