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A GRIP ON SPORTS • As our nation made its usual four- or eight-year pivot yesterday, the Pac-12 Conference decided it was a good time to announce it was pivoting away from longtime commissioner Larry Scott. That’s not news you want overshadowed, is it?
The Gonzaga-Santa Clara men’s basketball game that was postponed Jan. 7 has been rescheduled for Feb. 6.
On one hand, Washington State volleyball coach Jen Greeny is happy her players will have a season after months of COVID-19-related uncertainty and unknowns. On the other hand, the Cougars open at home Friday against Oregon and Wednesday’s practice was just the team’s fifth full workout since returning to campus from an extended holiday break.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s a day when the changing of the guard is the most important thing. In a sports context, however, not much of that will be happening at Washington State. And that’s a good thing for the Cougars.
This is how Jeremy Eaton recounted his first doctor’s appointment in 10 years:Dec. 15: “The doctor starts pushing across my abdomen and says, ‘You have a CT scan at 9 a.m.’ I’m like, ‘Why, I don’t feel that bad,’ thinking this is going to cost me a couple grand.”Dec. 16: “Next morning, get the results. She says, ‘You have stage four rectal cancer and it’s moved into your liver, kidney and lungs.’“I just looked at her and said, ‘You’re kidding me.’“And I said, ‘Am I dead?’
Kansas coach Bill Self knew the question was coming after the Jayhawks became the only team in the country that has lined up against No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 2 Baylor.Self dished out heavy praise for both undefeated teams, but declined to pick when asked who would win a head-to-head matchup. He did say the teams are in a class by themselves.
For the second year in a row, the COVID-19 pandemic will cost the Gonzaga women and Spokane a chance at hosting postseason games, the NCAA all but confirmed Tuesday.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sometimes what is said is important. Other times, what isn’t said is. Let’s focus on that second sentence, shall we?
Corey Kispert and Jalen Suggs added to Gonzaga’s collection of WCC weekly honors.
Washington State drops out of Top 25 after making its first ever appearance a week ago.
The holding pattern continues at the top of AP college basketball poll with Gonzaga entrenched at No. 1.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was a heartwarming video making its way around the Interweb last night. It showed Tom Brady and Drew Brees talking on the Superdome turf, while Brees' children pestered them to play catch. It was a slice of Americana, as well as a valedictory for at least one of the two best quarterbacks the NFL has produced.
Randy Bennett might know Gonzaga’s program better than any opposing coach in the country. What’s it going to take to knock off the top-ranked Zags? “You have to play an A-plus game,” Bennett said bluntly, “and hope they roll out a B-minus or a C.”
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Rise and grind. It’s like one of those signs Dr. Rick wants us all to throw away, as to not become like our parents. For college basketball players, however, it’s a mantra that rings true in conference games.
Shhh. Don't mention the you-know-what Gonzaga has going.
Gonzaga faced its largest deficit of the season – 10 points – with a sleepy start to Saturday’s rivalry game against rival Saint Mary’s.
It’s always gratifying to watch Gonzaga’s basketball team play on ESPN, the gold standard of sports broadcasting. But there are issues at times, mainly late or starts moved to other channels due to the network jamming games in two-hour windows.
Difference makers and turning point from Gonzaga's game against Saint Mary's on Jan. 16, 2021, in Moraga, California.
Capitalizing off of a hot shooting night and an outsized contribution from its bench, Gonzaga women’s basketball topped San Francisco 75-62 in a West Coast Conference game Saturday in San Francisco.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you like cold-weather football, today is the day for you. Or, if you like warm-weather basketball, it’s not bad either.