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Shockers’ Armstead really has paid his dues

There will be talk throughout this NCAA tournament, from teams both favored and forgotten, about reaping the benefits of dedication and hard work paying off. Wichita State guard Malcolm Armstead did things a little differently. He paid, quite literally, for the right to work hard.

Dower: Message received

Out of the corner of his eye, junior forward Sam Dower caught a few seconds of the Kansas State-La Salle game on a wall-mounted television inside Gonzaga’s locker room. He took note of the score – Kansas State trailed big and would eventually lose 63-61 – and slowly shook his head.

Iowa State faces Gonzaga’s McCarthey magic

Bill Fennelly’s phone lit up Monday as friends responded to Iowa State’s NCAA tournament assignment. “I probably had 20 text messages saying, ‘Congratulations, and you got a terrible draw,’” the veteran Iowa State women’s basketball coach said Friday.

John Blanchette: Zags enjoy view from the top

In a new twist to an old tale, the Gonzaga Bulldogs celebrated their latest bauble with a hike among their flock roaring hosannas at the Orleans Arena. Sure, past champions have gone into the stands before to celebrate with their peeps. But these Zags climbed all the way to the top.

No. 1 Gonzaga beats LMU

Elias Harris had 21 points and eight rebounds to lead No. 1 Gonzaga over Loyola Marymount 66-48 on Saturday night in the semifinals of the West Coast conference tournament.

Cheslek, Kudron step up in GU women’s win

The top-seeded Bulldogs utilized multiple scoring options and smothering pressure defense to crush No. 4 seed BYU 62-43 in the WCC women’s basketball tournament semifinals at the Orleans Arena.

Zag men don’t lack for motivation

The Gonzaga Bulldogs’ rise to No. 1 in the men’s college basketball polls hasn’t clouded their memories entering the WCC tournament.

Bulldogs accustomed to physical play

It’s happened to virtually every Gonzaga standout player through the years. They become the focus of opponents’ scouting reports, draw the most attention, an occasional gimmick defense and usually end up with the most bruises.

No. 2 Gonzaga beats Portland

Elias Harris had 20 points and nine rebounds as No. 2 Gonzaga beat Portland 81-52 on Saturday to stake a claim to its first-ever No. 1 ranking in The Associated Press’ Top 25.

GU honors three seniors

They entered Gonzaga’s basketball program at different times but will exit together. Elias Harris, Mike Hart and Guy Landry Edi have shaped unique careers at Gonzaga, which closes the regular season today against Portland on Senior Day at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

No. 2 Gonzaga faces big challenge

There are no guarantees in men’s college basketball this season, as demonstrated by an upset-filled last month. That applies to No. 2 Gonzaga, which has adeptly sidestepped the Top 10 upset craze to reach the highest Associated Press ranking in program history. After No. 1 Indiana lost to Minnesota on Tuesday, the natural assumption was that Gonzaga was next in line for the top spot.

No. 3 Zags coast past San Diego

Kevin Pangos scored 18 points and No. 3 Gonzaga beat San Diego 81-50 on Saturday, putting the Bulldogs in position to rise to second in the AP poll after No. 2 Miami was upset.

Victory at home over San Diego would return regular- season crown to Gonzaga

The West Coast Conference men’s basketball championship has always been a priority on Gonzaga’s checklist of goals. There was no check mark next to the regular-season title a year ago for the Bulldogs. Saint Mary’s interrupted one of college basketball’s longest streaks of conference domination at 11.