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Former Gonzaga stars begin postseason with NBA’s play-in tournament

Twenty teams are still chasing an NBA championship, but eight face a longer, winding road. Those eight are in the play-in tournament. That’s where former Gonzaga standouts – Rui Hachimura (Washington), Domantas Sabonis (Indianapolis) and Brandon Clarke and Killian Tillie (Memphis) – face long odds of making a prolonged playoff run.

Gonzaga-Arizona game will be pushed back again

Tommy Lloyd made it known during his first press conference as Arizona’s head coach that he wasn’t looking forward to the Gonzaga-Arizona contest scheduled for November. Lloyd won’t have to worry about an emotional Spokane homecoming with Monday’s news that the Zags-Wildcats matchup won’t be played next season. The game has been pushed back, possibly until the 2024-25 season, the Arizona Daily Star reported.

Gonzaga, UCLA discussing potential rematch after thrilling NCAA Tournament semifinal

How about a Gonzaga-UCLA encore? The teams staged one of the best games in NCAA Tournament history last month in Indianapolis that ended with Jalen Suggs connecting on a 40-footer at the buzzer to hand the Zags a 93-90 overtime win. “The scoop is Mark (Few, Gonzaga coach) and I are trying to figure out a way to have a rematch,” Bruins coach Mick Cronin said.

Gonzaga lands Iowa State transfer guard Rasir Bolton

Rasir Bolton, who led Iowa State in several statistical categories, including scoring, is transferring to Gonzaga.The 6-foot-3, 185-pound guard announced Friday on Twitter he’s “110% committed” to the Zags, who are bringing in their fourth grad transfer guard in the last three years.

Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert receives Division I-AAA academic honors

Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert has been named to the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association (D1-AAA ADA) Scholar-Athlete team for the second straight year. Kispert also is a recipient of a postgraduate scholarship from the D1-AAA ADA worth $5,000 toward his postgraduate studies.

New Arizona coach Tommy Lloyd hires trio with Gonzaga connections

Tommy Lloyd tapped into his Gonzaga connections for three additions to his new staff at Arizona. Lloyd, the former GU assistant hired as the Wildcats head coach two weeks ago, will be joined in Tucson by TJ Benson, Rem Bakamus and Ken Nakagawa, the Pac-12 school announced.

Gonzaga guard Aaron Cook enters transfer portal

Aaron Cook is in the transfer portal for the second time in two seasons.Cook, who came to Gonzaga last season as a graduate transfer from Southern Illinois, has entered the transfer portal again, according to Verbalcommits.com.

Report: Gonzaga commit Fanbo Zeng opts for G League

Gonzaga is apparently losing a promising international recruit to the NBA G League’s pro pathway program. Fanbo Zeng, who committed to Gonzaga in November, is planning on decommitting and joining the G League Ignite, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania.

Minnehaha coach on Jalen Suggs and Chet Holmgren’s Big Monday: ‘Just very proud’

A doubleheader of announcements that reshaped Gonzaga’s roster and left Minnehaha coach Lance Johnson and Grassroots Sizzle director Brian Sandifer beaming with pride. "We’re obviously feeling a lot like (Gonzaga), just very proud,” Johnson said. “And to be honest, really lucky that we had these two guys at our school.

Former Gonzaga center Oumar Ballo transferring to Arizona

Former Gonzaga center Oumar Ballo announced Monday night that he is transferring to Arizona. Ballo will be reunited with new Wildcats head coach Tommy Lloyd, the former Zag assistant who recruited Ballo to Gonzaga.

In departing for the NBA draft, Gonzaga freshman Jalen Suggs announces NFT auction

While announcing his departure from Gonzaga for the NBA draft, Zags freshman point guard Jalen Suggs announced he’ll be commemorating his most recognizable moment with the auction of a non-fungible token (NFT) – a unique proof of ownership of a digital asset that’s gaining traction among pro basketball players.