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With signature victories piling up, Gonzaga continues to chip away at college basketball’s ‘blue bloods’

For as much success as the Gonzaga men’s basketball team has experienced in the last two decades, the Zags would still need many years to match the historical accomplishments of the great men’s college basketball programs in the country. Still, with 21 straight NCAA Tournament appearances, the fifth-longest active streak, the Zags are far from their Cinderella days.

Meals on heels: San Francisco drag queens deliver amid virus

These divas deliver. Drag queens don their colorful wigs, elaborate makeup and knee-high stiletto boots, but instead of stepping on a stage, they're putting on a face covering, grabbing a takeout bag and bringing their musical numbers to fans' doorsteps in San Francisco.

Madness memories: Gonzaga comes up just short of finishing off dream season

Johnathan Williams’ banked 3-pointer. Nigel Williams-Goss trying to walk off a sprained ankle in the final 90 seconds. Justin Jackson’s breakaway dunk to seal North Carolina’s victory. Gonzaga coach Mark Few consoling an emotional Williams-Goss in the closing seconds. Those are some of the indelible images from the Zags’ 71-65 loss in the 2017 national championship game at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Gonzaga rewind: Zags receive sizable impact with small-ball lineup

The Zags have had little option but to go to a smaller lineup at times with Kispert moving from wing to man the ‘4.’ Gonzaga has one of the better frontcourts in the country and prefers an inside-out approach, but the unit doesn’t have a clean bill of health. Add in foul issues and the Zags have had to become creative.

Highlights: Gonzaga 94, North Carolina 81

Corey Kispert scored 26 points, Filip Petrusev added 20 and the No. 2 Gonzaga Bulldogs beat the North Carolina Tar Heels 94-81 on Wednesday night at McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane.

Rob Curley: Making hoops history under the Pavilion’s new lights

There are so many examples of Gonzaga’s game-changing moments that many folks can rattle them off with almost no thought. There’s Casey Calvary’s tip-in against Florida in 1999 that launched one of the longest continuous NCAA Tournament streaks in all of college basketball. It almost seems like yesterday, except no current Zags player had been born when Calvary was shattering backboards on national TV.