Stories tagged: advance
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
Enough about Dana Holgorsen and Mike Leach, Washington State-Houston could come down to defensive coordinators
While much of the pregame buzz around WSU (2-0) vs. Houston (1-1) in the Advocare Texas Kickoff (6:15 p.m. PT, ESPN) has focused on the relationship between Mike Leach and …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
Never satisfied: Even after 51-point victory, WSU aims to fix the little things vs. Northern Colorado
Each time after watching a Washington State wide receiver take one of his passes into the end zone, Anthony Gordon raised both of his arms, pointed both index fingers toward …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 6:52 p.m.
Eastern Washington ready to rebound from season-opening loss to Washington with visit from D-II Lindenwood
Eastern Washington center Spencer Blackburn was on the wrong end of the Eagles’ 47-14 loss to defending Pac-12 champion Washington last week, a game in which Eagles totaled a meager …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 9:03 p.m.
Eastern Washington quarterback Eric Barriere ‘can’t wait’ to face his first Pac-12 school as a starter
Eric Barriere smiled and anxiously rubbed his hands together as he envisioned himself stepping up to Washington’s traditionally salty defense.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
The Cougars are 31 1/2-point favorites against the Aggies and the betting line probably won’t drop when they host Northern Colorado of the FCS Big Sky Conference a week from …
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 9:40 p.m.
No. 1 seed Gonzaga (33-3) and No. 3 Texas Tech (29-6) will spend 40 minutes Saturday at the Honda Center trying to determine whose No. 1 in the West Regional …
UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 8:39 p.m.
Gonzaga faces tough task, but appears better equipped to deal with Florida State in Sweet 16 rematch
The Sweet 16 rematch unfolds Thursday at the Honda Center and both teams have improved since that meeting last March.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
“Coach (Mark) Few said we have to get our hard hats on,” said senior point guard Josh Perkins, characterizing Saturday’s matchup between top-seeded Gonzaga and hard-nosed Baylor in the NCAA …
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 9:54 a.m.
Gonzaga and Fairleigh Dickinson collide Thursday, both with an eye on NCAA Tournament history.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 10:48 p.m.
Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s resume what’s become essentially an annual March rite when they clash Tuesday night for the WCC Tournament championship at the Orleans Arena.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 1:05 p.m.
Eighth-seeded Pepperdine has rattled off three wins in three nights, including an impressive 89-72 thrashing of No. 4 San Francisco on Saturday, to earn a shot at top-ranked Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 5:47 p.m.
OK, so some of the buildup to the Gonzaga-Saint Mary’s game disappeared Thursday when the Gaels clinched the second seed and joined the regular-season champion Zags with a double-bye in …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 9:28 p.m.
It was arguably Gonzaga’s worst offensive performance of the season. The Zags still won by 31 points.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 7:40 p.m.
The second-ranked Zags (25-2, 12-0 WCC) are in the mix for a top seed in the NCAA Tournament, which generally comes with the benefit of staying fairly close to Spokane …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 11:25 p.m.
Win big, as the Zags have done in most WCC contests and skeptics rail about the shortcomings of the conference. Win close, and the Zags gets an earful for allowing …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 8:37 p.m.
Gonzaga is flirting with history, both national and West Coast Conference, which can’t sit well with conference mates on the receiving end of blowout losses.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 5:58 p.m.
The Zags’ 11-1 conference record has been built with strength down low and quick hands on the perimeter.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
Gonzaga has motored through the first nine games of its WCC schedule, compiling a historic winning margin along the way.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 6:26 p.m.
It was the only game in doubt in the closing minutes during Gonzaga’s 12-game winning streak.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 7:15 p.m.
Gonzaga put together one of its most complete efforts of the season in a 93-63 beatdown of BYU on Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 7:04 p.m.
The Zags have won four straight over BYU in front of packed houses of nearly 19,000 inside the spacious Marriott Center, where visitors have walked away on the losing end …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
The fourth-ranked Zags have won 26 straight WCC road games, the longest active streak in the country, entering Saturday’s rematch against Santa Clara at the Leavey Center.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
Four games into the WCC season it’s apparent opponents are going deeper into the playbook when facing fifth-ranked Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
Gonzaga’s next WCC assignment is against an opponent with a quality point guard, a much-improved big man and a nationally ranked defense.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 5:48 p.m.
San Francisco (14-2, 2-0) has emerged as Gonzaga’s primary challenger through the season’s first two months. The Dons have an opportunity to show they’re more than just a contender while …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
At first sight, this would be the perfect time for the Gonzaga women to look past their next opponent.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:44 p.m.
Gonzaga’s last non-BYU/SMC setback was to San Diego, 69-66, on Feb. 22, 2014, at the Jenny Craig Pavilion. The Zags, including the WCC Tournament, have gone 84-6 since losing to …
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 5 a.m.
Former Eastern Washington, Dallas safety Matt Johnson hopes Eagles, Cowboys make Saturday a day to remember
The stars in Texas, big and bright as they say, aligned somewhat perfectly this weekend for one former Eastern Washington football player.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
Eastern Washington wasn’t expected to win a Big Sky Conference title – let alone reach the FCS national championship game – when its most recognizable figure, All-American quarterback Gage Gubrud, …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 8:53 p.m.
Back on Nov. 14, the Gonzaga-Santa Clara game looked like a yawner on the schedule.