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UPDATED: Wed., March 18, 2020

Gonzaga retains No. 2 spot, fourth straight season with top-10 ranking in final AP poll

Gonzaga closed the season at No. 2 in the final AP college basketball poll, adding to another streak in its burgeoning collection.


UPDATED: Sun., March 15, 2020

Fantasy basketball: Simulation projects Gonzaga reaching title game before falling to Dayton

According to SportsLine’s simulations of every tournament game, Gonzaga was in for another magical tournament run but another finish one win shy of its ultimate goal.


Gonzaga’s Mark Few one of 10 candidates for Naismith coach of the year award

Gonzaga’s Mark Few made the list of semifinalists for the Naismith coach of the year award.


Gonzaga turns attention to WCC Tournament after ‘incredible’ regular season

Mark Few isn’t one to go overboard with excessive praise, but this season’s squad drove him to it following an 86-76 win over Saint Mary’s in the regular-season finale that …


UPDATED: Thu., March 5, 2020

Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie one of five finalists for Karl Malone Power Forward Award

Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie is one of five finalists for the Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 25, 2020

Where Gonzaga rates in the chase for WCC’s individual awards

This season? Gonzaga (27-2, 13-1 WCC) is on pace for another outright conference title, but there doesn’t appear to be any locks as far as projecting individual awards winners. The …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 24, 2020

Gonzaga slips to No. 3, Kansas back in top spot in AP poll

Thanks to an upset-filled Saturday that included the Bulldogs falling to BYU 91-78, Gonzaga slipped just one spot to No. 3 in Monday’s AP Top 25.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 25, 2020

Gonzaga rewind: Zags take responsibility after disappointing loss to BYU

The Zags (27-2) preferred to point the blame inward in the latest Gonzaga rewind.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Analysis: BYU too tough for Gonzaga in 91-78 upset

Killian Tillie recognized exactly what No. 23 BYU did to No. 2 Gonzaga in a 91-78 upset Saturday night. It was roughly the same thing Gonzaga did to the Cougars …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Gonzaga-BYU: 3 keys to the Cougars’ victory over the Bulldogs

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key matchup from BYU’s 91-78 win at the Marriott Center in Provo, Utah.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

TV Take: BYU makes sure Gonzaga isn’t immune to shocking Saturday full of college basketball upsets

The upsets kept coming Saturday, as the Nos. 1 (Baylor), 2 (Gonzaga) and 4 (San Diego State) teams all fell.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Baylor loss opens door to No. 1: Will it be Gonzaga – if it wins at BYU tonight – or Kansas?

Top-ranked Baylor lost to Kansas 64-61 on Saturday, snapping the Bears’ 23-game winning streak and opening the door for a new No. 1 on Monday. Will it be No. 2 …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020

No. 2 Gonzaga puts nation’s longest road winning streak on line against No. 23 BYU

There are road games and then there are road games in settings that the visiting head coach calls “electric” and home head coach predicts will be “sheer insanity.”


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020

Gonzaga-BYU key matchup: Yoeli Childs’ play makes Cougars tougher to deal with

BYU played quite well without Yoeli Childs, but there’s no question the Cougars are a different – and better – team with the talented senior forward.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 20, 2020

WCC roundup: No. 23 BYU edges Santa Clara 85-75

T.J. Haws scored 28 points and added nine assists to help No. 23 BYU hold off Santa Clara for a 85-75 victory on Thursday night in Provo, Utah.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 17, 2020

Gonzaga stays at No. 2, BYU debuts at No. 23 in AP poll ahead of Saturday’s showdown in Provo

Gonzaga has some WCC company in the AP college basketball poll with BYU debuting at No. 23, just in time for Saturday’s showdown in Provo.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 12, 2020

Gonzaga senior Katie Campbell not letting her injury get in the way of being the Bulldogs’ ultimate leader

As her teammates warmed up on the practice floor Tuesday afternoon, Katie Campbell grabbed a basketball and started shooting 3-pointers.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 8, 2020

WCC roundup: Yoeli Childs scores 32 to lift BYU past San Francisco 90-76

TJ Haws had 13 points and seven assists for BYU, which earned its fourth straight victory. Jake Toolson added 13 points, seven assists and six rebounds.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 1, 2020

WCC roundup: TJ Haws’ makes late 3; BYU rallies to beat Saint Mary’s 81-79

TJ Haws hit a deep 3-pointer from the top of the arc with 8.5 seconds left to cap a 6-0 surge as BYU beat Saint Mary’s 81-79 on Saturday night …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 1, 2020

John Blanchette: With a top-10 ranking on the horizon, Gonzaga women’s basketball is more than ready to step into the national spotlight

Jeff Judkins is one of those rare head coaches in college basketball who wanders out from the locker room to take in even the earliest portion of warmups instead of …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 1, 2020

Katie Campbell injured as No. 12 Gonzaga women earn regular-season sweep of BYU

Katie Campbell scored 17 points and made five steals before suffering a leg injury as No. 12 Gonzaga defeated rival BYU 59-44 Saturday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020

Gonzaga women hoping to stop history from repeating itself ahead of BYU visit

In other words, it’s the same scenario as last year, when BYU came into the Kennel and blew it all up.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 30, 2020

WCC roundup: Jake Toolson scores 25 points, leads BYU over Pepperdine 107-80

Toolson made 7 of 10 3-pointers. Yoeli Childs added 21 points, nine rebounds and six assists for BYU.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020

WCC roundup: Khalil Shabazz perfect from field with 32 points in Dons’ 83-82 win

Khalil Shabazz made all 10 of his shots from the field, including six 3-pointers, to score a career-high 32 points and rally San Francisco to an 83-82 victory over BYU …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 21, 2020

Admon Gilder, Killian Tillie healing up for Zags, and it shows on court

Senior forward Killian Tillie is the most experienced Zag with 99 career games. Senior guard Admon Gilder has the most collegiate experience with 119 career contests – 98 at Texas …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 19, 2020

Gonzaga rewind: Zags successfully navigating numerous injuries, opponents

The most impressive thing about the Zags’ 20-1 start is how they’ve navigated every injury roadblock and continued to play at a high level.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Analysis: Gonzaga loses Filip Petrusev to ankle injury, still rolls past BYU 92-69

Gonzaga has seen way too many of these this season: Another painful victory.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Dan Thompson: Gonzaga again refuses to shrink in the big moment, even when its number of healthy players does

Yoeli Childs took the floor during warmups looking the part of someone who was going to play Saturday night, only to occupy one of the first three seats on the …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Gonzaga-BYU: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Cougars

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key matchup from Gonzaga’s 92-69 win at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Gonzaga forward Filip Petrusev suffers ankle injury in second half against BYU

Gonzaga’s frontcourt absorbed another blow Saturday when sophomore forward Filip Petrusev went down with lower right leg injury in the second half against BYU.