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UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 6:36 p.m.

Four Gonzaga basketball players earn NABC academic honors

Four Gonzaga Bulldogs were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ 2018-19 Honors Court.

UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 10:45 p.m.

Corey Kispert submits another workmanlike effort for Gonzaga in takedown of Pepperdine

The duties vary for Kispert, but the forward’s job Monday night was taking nine shots from the field, scoring 11 points, snatching five rebounds and playing blue-collar defense throughout Gonzaga’s …

UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 10:10 p.m.

Gonzaga tries to rest up, stay sharp during break from games

These lengthy postseason breaks are nothing new for the Zags, who have an unmatched track record of handling them successfully.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 24, 2019, 8:57 p.m.

Gonzaga rewind: Zags stuff highlight reel during rout over BYU

Josh Perkins offered a glimpse of what kind of night it was going to be when he and Zach Norvell Jr. staged their customary pregame shoot-off from the entrance of …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 7:26 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins and Corey Kispert selected WCC All-Academic

Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins and Corey Kispert were named to the WCC All-Academic Team. GU senior forward Jeremy Jones was honorable mention.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 6:42 p.m.

From grandma to Vince Carter, Gonzaga players explain their uniform number choices

There’s usually a story behind players’ numbers at virtually every level of basketball. The Zags are no different, picking numbers that carry special significance to family members, a favorite NBA …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 6:02 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr. took flight with big half against Creighton last year

Almost a year ago to the day, Zach Norvell Jr. was a promising redshirt freshman coming off Gonzaga’s bench and averaging just 11.6 minutes per game. Then Creighton happened. Half …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 9:02 p.m.

No. 3 Gonzaga tips off season against Idaho State

The preseason rankings and hype surrounding Gonzaga basketball take a backseat to an actual basketball game Tuesday. The third-ranked Zags entertain Idaho State at the McCarthey Athletic Center, which hasn’t …

Gonzaga men: Talented roster generates high expectations for Bulldogs despite Killian Tillie injury

Gonzaga pretty much went unbeaten in the offseason, until Tuesday’s news that junior forward Killian Tillie will miss eight weeks with a stress fracture in his ankle.

UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 5:46 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert joining Athletes in Action for foreign tour

Gonzaga rising sophomore forward Corey Kispert has been selected to play with an Athletes in Action team that will tour the Czech Republic and Spain.

UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 8:21 p.m.

Gonzaga’s 2019 roster could be impressive if key players return

There are a few pressing concerns in Zagland at the moment, beginning with Gonzaga’s conference situation and followed by the team’s personnel picture for next season. Neither is crystal-clear. Both …

Corey Kispert provides much-needed spark for Gonzaga against UNC Greensboro

Sometimes, the Gonzaga Bulldogs have to turn to their bench for the answers. On Thursday, it was Corey Kispert who found some solutions.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 5:22 p.m.

Corey Kispert back on track as Gonzaga entertains USF to open second half of WCC season

Corey Kispert was back to being Corey Kispert on Thursday, one of the most promising developments for Gonzaga in a 95-79 road victory over Portland.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 11:11 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert looking spry again as ankle heals

It’s just a mental thing. That’s what Gonzaga guard Corey Kispert keeps telling himself as he continues to recover from his ankle injury he suffered a month ago against Incarnate …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 2:28 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert making strides in recovery from ankle injury heading into matchup with Santa Clara

Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert is feeling better in both body and mind. The freshman wing is a month removed from spraining his left ankle against Incarnate Word.

Despite grandfather’s advice, Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert chose basketball over football

When Gonzaga guard Corey Kispert visits his grandparents in Selah, Washington, he can barely get a hug in before his grandfather reaches for a football.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 4:16 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Mark Few: ‘We need a break’

The Gonzaga Bulldogs have traveled coast to coast. They’ve played in a prestigious holiday tournament. They’ve entertained a ranked opponent and visited a long-time rival. They’re right where they want …

Gonzaga wing Corey Kispert ‘close’ to returning

Freshman wing Corey Kispert sat out Friday’s game after suffering a left ankle sprain in Wednesday’s blowout of Incarnate Word. He said he was “close” to returning.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 7:03 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert out, Norvell gets start vs. Creighton

Gonzaga will be without starting wing Corey Kispert for Friday’s showdown against Creighton at the McCarthey Athetic Center.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 4:48 p.m.

Similarities strong between No. 15 Gonzaga, No. 25 Creighton

They are separated by 10 spots in the AP college basketball poll and it appears not much else. No. 15 Gonzaga (6-1) and No. 25 Creighton (5-1) are lookalike programs …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 11:05 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert sprains ankle, plans on playing vs. Creighton

Gonzaga freshman wing Corey Kispert’s ankles have endured a rough few days.

Gonzaga freshman forward Corey Kispert makes immediate impact

Gonzaga senior forward Johnathan Williams considered the question – how comfortable does true freshman Corey Kispert look on the court? – and looked beyond Kispert’s birth certificate.

Newest Zags work through nerves, contribute to Gonzaga’s exhibition win

The nerves were going to be there under normal circumstances.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 4:22 p.m.

Josh Perkins’ assertiveness and three other (really early) thoughts following Gonzaga’s Kraziness in the Kennel

Four things that caught our eye during Gonzaga’s Kraziness in the Kennel.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 4:43 p.m.

An educated guess of Gonzaga’s starting five for 2017-18 season

There are a lot of unknowns about the 2017-18 Gonzaga basketball team after losing half of the eight-man rotation – and arguably four of the top five players – from …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 11:39 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert ready to go after calculated recovery

Corey Kispert wasn’t the most patient patient. The 6-foot-6 wing had surgery in February to repair a Jones fracture in his right foot. “Probably some of the worst four weeks …

Gonzaga signee Corey Kispert sidelined after foot surgery

Corey Kispert’s senior season hasn’t gone as planned. The Gonzaga commit’s decorated prep career is over after undergoing foot surgery Feb. 10. He’s on crutches for six weeks, followed by …

Gonzaga-bound Corey Kispert working to better his game

Corey Kispert, a 6-foot-6, 215-pound forward who officially signed with Gonzaga on Wednesday, isn’t a big fan of idle time.

Gonzaga receives commitment from standout wing Corey Kispert

Corey Kispert, a standout wing at King’s High School near Seattle, orally committed Wednesday to the Gonzaga men’s basketball program.