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Former Gonzaga forward Kyle Wiltjer scores 18 in Canada’s loss

Kyle Wiltjer heated up late and Kevin Pangos never got untracked as Canada closed the FIBA World Cup with an 82-76 loss to Germany.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 10:27 p.m.

Former Gonzaga standout Kyle Wiltjer drains seven 3s in Canada’s record-setting win at FIBA World Cup

Canada entered its name in the FIBA World Cup record book Saturday with the help of a couple of former Gonzaga standouts.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 6:21 p.m.

Former Gonzaga standout Rui Hachimura held to four points in blowout loss to Team USA

Team USA’s dominant performance made for a tough outing for former Gonzaga standout Rui Hachimura and his Japanese teammates Thurdsay at the FIBA World Cup in China.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 8:12 p.m.

Domantas Sabonis helps Lithuania past Canada, ex-Zags teammates Kevin Pangos and Kyle Wiltjer at FIBA World Cup

Gonzaga’s international success in recruiting has been on display at the FIBA World Cup in China, including one matchup Tuesday involving three former Zag teammates.


UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 8:45 p.m.

Former Gonzaga standout Domantas Sabonis keeps close eye on the Bulldogs during breakout NBA season

Sometimes a picture truly is worth 1,000 words. When Domantas Sabonis was asked how proud he is to see Gonzaga again ranked No. 1, the Indiana big man didn’t utter …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019

Former Gonzaga star Domantas Sabonis working way up NBA ranks

The only thing that’s changed is the uniform. Domantas Sabonis roams the court, setting concrete screens, collecting rebounds, taking high-percentage shots, dunking followed by an occasional Sabonis’ flex/snarl. Just like …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 5:28 p.m.

Gonzaga commit Dominick Harris soars to top of ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 plays

Gonzaga basketball commit Dominick Harris went way up Friday, high enough to land at No. 1 on ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays.


Ex-Gonzaga standout Kyle Wiltjer joining pro team in Spain

Former Gonzaga Bulldog Kyle Wiltjer will spend next season with Unicaja Malaga, the Spanish professional team announced.


UNC Greensboro guard Francis Alonso childhood friend, teammate of former Gonzaga star Domantas Sabonis

BOISE – Gonzaga’s and UNC Greensboro’s campuses are roughly 2,500 miles apart, but their connections extend abroad. To Spain, to be precise. UNCG standout guard Francis Alonso is a native …


UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 6:34 p.m.

Former Gonzaga stars Domantas Sabonis, Kelly Olynyk thrive with new teams

Domantas Sabonis and Kelly Olynyk have new addresses this season and change seems to agree with the two former Zags.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 4:35 p.m.

Pacers pick up option year on former Gonzaga standout Domantas Sabonis’ contract

Indiana announced Friday it has picked up the third-year contract option on Sabonis, who was dealt from Oklahoma City this summer along with Victor Oladipo in exchange for Paul George.


UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 9:11 p.m.

Sources: Domantas Sabonis headed to Indiana as Thunder deal for All-Star Paul George

For the second time in three days, a former Gonzaga Bulldog is changing addresses in an NBA blockbuster trade.


Gonzaga’s Zach Collins puts NBA Draft chatter on hold

Imagine being 19 years old, glancing at twitter and seeing your name listed in the first round of an NBA mock draft. Gonzaga freshman center Zach Collins doesn’t have to …


Top-ranked Gonzaga, No. 2 Baylor share numerous program ties

Gonzaga and Baylor can’t seem to get away from each other this season.


Gonzaga freshman Zach Collins making most of his minutes

When Przemek Karnowski was a freshman, he played 10.7 minutes per game behind Kelly Olynyk, Elias Harris and Sam Dower. When Domantas Sabonis was a freshman, he came off the …


Russell Westbrook has 31 points as Oklahoma City Thunder beat Minnesota Timberwolves

Russell Westbrook often has taken over as a scorer in the second half when his team has needed scoring punch. This time, he pushed his Oklahoma City Thunder over the …


Zags have big shoes to fill in front court

Perhaps the biggest question on the minds of Gonzaga fans is how effectively the Zags can mix and match with a roster packed with talented transfers and freshmen.


AP source: Thunder, Russell Westbrook agree on three-year deal

A month after Kevin Durant broke Oklahoma City’s heart, Russell Westbrook has reaffirmed his desire to stay with the Thunder.


Blanchette: Gonzaga’s big weekend shows team’s commitment to communal cause

This is Hoopfest’s weekend, but in the event’s DNA is a willingness to share, whether it’s with other causes or the avowed one: basketball.


UPDATED: Thu., June 23, 2016, 9:05 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis selected 11th in NBA draft by Orlando before trade to Oklahoma City

Former Gonzaga Bulldog Domantas Sabonis became the second-highest draft pick in program history when the Orlando Magic made the talented forward the 11th pick overall in Thursday’s NBA draft.


Gonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis, Kyle Wiltjer await call at NBA draft

Former Gonzaga teammates Domantas Sabonis and Kyle Wiltjer went about predraft preparations in different ways with the same goal in mind: improving their NBA draft stock.


Gonzaga sources: Domantas Sabonis will declare for NBA draft

ESPN is reporting that Gonzaga University forward Domantas Sabonis plans to declare for the NBA draft.


The two sides of Gonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis

There are a few ways this can go. The entry pass can find Domantas Sabonis, who maneuvers for a soft, left-handed jump hook. Or the entry pass leads Sabonis for …


Eric McClellan named top defender in WCC; Wiltjer, Sabonis first team

Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer and Domantas Sabonis have been named to the All-WCC first-team and guard Eric McClellan was voted defensive player of the year.


Gonzaga dispatches Pacific ahead of showdown with Saint Mary’s

Kyle Wiltjer and Domantas Sabonis combined for 49 points to lead Gonzaga past Pacific 90-68 Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


Locally: Five area basketball players earn academic awards

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Zags focused on turning in complete game

Gonzaga continues its season-long battle with turnovers and pursuit of the elusive complete game.


WCC’s scheduling experiment will end

It was an early Christmas present that many in the West Coast Conference wish they could have returned immediately.


Pair of aces leaves Gonzaga Bulldogs feeling flush

Kyle Wiltjer lobbied to do post-practice interviews Tuesday with Gonzaga frontcourt sidekick Domantas Sabonis as a package deal. Wiltjer even buried a 30-foot shot in hopes of changing the minds …


Gonzaga’s big men too much for Saint Martin’s

Domantas Sabonis and Kyle Wiltjer had double-doubles as Gonzaga rolled past Saint Martin’s 86-50 Monday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.