Stories tagged: college basketball
Thu., June 20, 2019, 11:57 a.m.
Gonzaga incoming freshman Anton Watson’s bid to make the USA U19 World Cup team came up just short.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
Gonzaga’s starting five at the NBA draft: Projected first-round picks Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke, head coach Mark Few and assistant coaches Brian Michaelson and Tommy Lloyd.
Tue., June 18, 2019, 7:59 p.m.
Ali and Cannon, junior college transfers who were recruited by former coach Ernie Kent, both entered the transfer portal and seemed intent on finding a new place to play when …
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 3:54 p.m.
Gonzaga incoming freshman Anton Watson is one of 18 finalists for the USA U19 World Cup team.
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 8:30 p.m.
Greg Foster Jr., who announced 10 days ago he was transferring from Gonzaga, has committed to St. Joseph’s.
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 6:46 p.m.
Gonzaga’s opening in the backcourt remains open. The Zags have been looking to add another veteran guard but it won’t be USC graduate transfer point guard Derryck Thornton. Thornton has …
UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019, 10:28 p.m.
Gonzaga is one of dozens recruiting Suggs, who also has football interest from the likes of Alabama, Ohio State, Notre Dame and Georgia. Several schools, including Tennessee, seem amenable to …
Fri., June 14, 2019, 10:38 p.m.
John Blanchette: Firing Don Verlin puts Idaho in contention as college basketball’s No. 1 laughing stock
This may be Idaho doing the most Idaho thing ever. So far.
UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019, 11:25 p.m.
Assistant Zac Claus has been named interim coach and will serve in that role through next season.
UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
The date is set for one of Gonzaga’s biggest home basketball games.
Thu., June 13, 2019, 4:15 p.m.
Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a 10-year contract extension through 2029 worth $86 million that includes an option in the sixth year to step down and become a special …
Thu., June 13, 2019, 11:18 a.m.
A key NCAA official says six schools are going to be facing allegations of Level I violations as early as next month, the next turn of the screw in the …
Wed., June 12, 2019, 2:03 p.m.
Tony Bennett’s first offseason as a national championship coach has come with benefits on the recruiting trail. However, his first season at Virginia after winning the title will bring challenges. …
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Gonzaga Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke won’t know for sure where they will go until the NBA draft on June 20, but they received a pretty good indication Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
There will be a few former Zags on rosters, but the Gonzaga-centric Few Good Men will not be involved in The Basketball Tournament this summer.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019, 9:44 p.m.
Gonzaga has dominated the men’s basketball series recently with Washington, but the rivalry grew more interesting last year when the Zags escaped with an 81-79 win in Spokane. The programs …
UPDATED: Sat., June 8, 2019, 10:52 a.m.
The NCAA has cleared Glenville State’s Phil Bledsoe after the Division II college basketball player mistakenly used a new rule permitting only Division I players to declare for the NBA …
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 4:16 p.m.
Greg Foster Jr. has entered his name in the transfer portal and isn’t expected to return to Gonzaga, according to a source.
Thu., June 6, 2019, 5:32 p.m.
The NCAA has approved moving the 3-point line to the international basketball distance, which probably won’t raise an eyebrow for the six international players on Gonzaga’s roster next season.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 5:50 p.m.
The future of University of Idaho basketball was celebrated Thursday in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new arena that has been on a wish list for half a century. But …
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 7:27 p.m.
Four of Gonzaga’s opponents next season also made the list: North Carolina (No. 6), Arizona (15), Saint Mary’s (19) and Washington (21).
Thu., June 6, 2019, 10:07 a.m.
A judge has sentenced a former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona to three months in prison for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Emanuel “Book” …
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 4:52 p.m.
The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel announced Wednesday that the arc will be moved to 22 feet, 1 3/4 inches for the 2019-20 season, matching the international distance.
Wed., June 5, 2019, 11:29 a.m.
Tony Bland dropped his head in relief Wednesday when he was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and two years of probation. Bland was the first of four assistant …
UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019, 9:52 p.m.
After a season plagued with injuries, Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach Shantay Legans tears Achilles
Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach Shantay Legans can finally empathize with anyone who’s torn their Achilles tendon.
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 6:29 p.m.
Gonzaga knows it’ll play seven conference foes twice and two opponents just once under the WCC’s new scheduling system.
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 6:59 p.m.
Kansas freshmen Devon Dotson and Quentin Grimes withdrew from the NBA draft ahead of Wednesday night’s deadline, while Grimes also announced that he would transfer elsewhere for his sophomore year. …
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
Killian Tillie is coming back, a decision that gives Gonzaga a cornerstone for next season and affords the talented forward an opportunity to elevate his draft stock.
Wed., May 29, 2019, 2:21 p.m.
Maryland guard Anthony Cowan Jr. will return for his senior season after entering his name in the NBA draft. Cowan led the Terrapins in scoring last season and is a …
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
TCU’s Jamie Dixon says he made the decision to stay at his alma mater instead of going home to coach at UCLA. Dixon says UCLA was prepared to take care …