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UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018

Five former Gonzaga players named to WCC Tournament’s Decade in the Desert team

Five former Gonzaga standouts were named to the West Coast Conference Decade in the Desert all-tournament team this week.

Loyola Marymount’s James Batemon proved a tough task for Gonzaga to defend in WCC Tournament opener

In Saturday’s West Coast Conference quarterfinal showing in which top-seeded Gonzaga knocked off No. 7-seed LMU 83-69, the Lions at least had James Batemon back on the court and in …

Gonzaga play-by-play broadcaster Tom Hudson battles through WCC Tournament opener with hoarse voice

It was a tough night for Gonzaga radio broadcaster Tom Hudson. But it could have been a slightly tougher night for Gonzaga fans attempting to follow along with Hudson as …

John Blanchette: Gonzaga coaches sweat through quarterfinal with eyes on family matters

It probably should have been no surprise that Gonzaga had to work so hard to shed Loyola Marymount 83-69 in the prime-time game at Orleans Arena – not getting any …

UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018

Analysis: Gonzaga toughs out another tough first-round WCC Tournament win

For all of Gonzaga’s success in WCC tournaments, the first-round matchup has often been as hard on the Zags as the later rounds. That was the scene Saturday at Orleans …

UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018

Gonzaga-LMU: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 83-69 victory

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 83-69 win over LMU in the quarterfinals of the WCC Tournament on Saturday, March …

UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018

TV Take: ESPN2 crew kept eyes glued on Gonzaga forward combo of Killian Tillie, Johnathan Williams

Thanks to Killian Tillie and Johnathan Williams (a combined 17 of 23 from the field), the seventh-ranked Bulldogs eventually advanced to Monday night’s semifinal matchup with San Francisco, an overtime …

UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018

Recap and highlights: Killian Tillie, Johnathan Williams lift Gonzaga to WCC Tournament quarterfinal win over Loyola Marymount

Killian Tillie scored 24 points and Johnathan Williams had a double-double as top-seeded Gonzaga outlasted No. 8 seed Loyola Marymount 83-69 in the quarterfinals of the WCC Tournament on Saturday …

UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018

Gonzaga opens against Loyola Marymount in the WCC Tournament quarterfinals

Gonzaga has a number of ongoing streaks, but three take precedence for the immediate future.

UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018

High-scoring Loyola Marymount guard James Batemon will test Gonzaga’s defense

Junior point guard James Batemon took over in the second half of Loyola Marymount’s 78-72 victory over Portland on Friday. Batemon scored 29 points, 19 in the final 20 minutes.

UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018

John Blanchette: Ronny Turiaf still keeps his Gonzaga memories close, no matter where in the world he may be

His ability to speak five languages made Ronny Turiaf – Zag by way of France by way of Martinique – the school’s international man of mystery. Or would have, except …

UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018

Jessie Loera, Gonzaga teammates fill up stat sheet in West Coast Conference quarterfinal victory

There were several worthy contenders, but Jessie Loera probably had Gonzaga’s best stat line in Friday’s WCC Tournament win over Pepperdine.

UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018

Jill Barta scores 19 in first half, Gonzaga tops Pepperdine 81-70 in WCC tournament quarterfinals

Jill Barta scored 19 of her 24 points in the first half to lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs (25-5) to an 81-70 win over the Pepperdine Waves (10-20) in the West …

John Blanchette: Las Vegas has played host to plenty of memorable WCC tournament moments for Gonzaga

The marriage of the West Coast Conference tournament and Las Vegas turns 10 this week, an anniversary of such happy construct that it’s hard to remember the Pliocene days when …

UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018

Gonzaga tries to add finishing touches to NCAA Tournament credentials

There’s always something to play for, particularly with March Madness around the corner.

Gonzaga women head into WCC Tournament with high expectations after overcoming injury-plagued season

Gonzaga needed all the luck it could get this season. Even before the season started, head coach Lisa Fortier was down a potential starter. Redshirt senior Emma Wolfram was out …

UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018

Things to do outside in Las Vegas instead of watching Gonzaga basketball

At some point, even the hardiest Gonzaga basketball fans may find themselves overwhelmed and underfunded amidst the glitzy cacophony of Las Vegas. Luckily, a different kind of playground is less …

Gonzaga’s women games to air on 1510-KGA-AM during WCC Tournament

All Gonzaga women’s basketball games during the upcoming West Coast Conference Tournament in Las Vegas will be available over the air on 1510 KGA AM, as part of the IMG …

UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018

Gonzaga women will open West Coast Conference Tournament against Pepperdine

Top-seeded Gonzaga will face No. 8 Pepperdine in the West Coast Conference Tournament quarterfinals at noon at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Friday.