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Zags don’t allow Seminole event

BUFFALO, N.Y. – You’ve heard of football coaches scripting the first 10 plays. It looked like Gonzaga’s men’s basketball coaching staff pretty much scripted everything that happened in the first …


Heels awe Zags: Gonzaga has no answers for North Carolina in NCAA Tournament

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – To put North Carolina’s explosive offense into perspective, consider that Gonzaga was shooting 85.7 percent – 85.7 percent – from the field roughly 7 minutes into the …


Last-second shot saves Zags’ tournament run

Gonzaga’s rowdy celebration spilled into the locker room, where the team watched a replay of freshman Demetri Goodson’s game-winner and got to cheer again and again.


Zip it: Zags turn up defense in second half to seize opener over Akron

PORTLAND – It was a run that turned into a veritable sprint for the finish line. For nearly 30 minutes, fourth-seeded Gonzaga was confined to a slower pace and was …


Curry too hot for Zags

RALEIGH, N.C. – It had been 39 years since Davidson won an NCAA men’s basketball tournament game. It had been six seasons since anybody scored 40 points against Gonzaga. Stephen …


Zags’ up-and-down season ends with huge downer

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Gonzaga Bulldogs had been playing with a small margin for error, yet somehow surviving, for several weeks heading into this year’s NCAA tournament. But on Thursday …


Over in a blur

OAKLAND, Calif. – Nothing is supposed to come easy this time of year. But nothing should come this cruelly, either.


Adam Morrison digs Gonzaga out of a foul situation to beat Xavier, reach second round

SALT LAKE CITY – Seeming dead in the water with their motor burned out and reaching for the oars, the Gonzaga Bulldogs somehow found their way back to shore once …


Sent Packing Glass slipper on the other foot as Gonzaga bounced Bulldogs dazed after getting floored by underdog Nevada in second round

It wasn’t until the game clock ticked under a minute that the reality of the moment seemed to finally hit home. The Gonzaga Bulldogs were about to do something they …


Seed sows GU victory Valpo perfect victim in Zags’ ragged victory

Seeding matters. And Gonzaga University found out just how much Thursday night while stumbling past Valparaiso 76-49 in the opening round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament in KeyArena.


Arena’s NCAA subregional turns into tripleheader

Gonzaga got to play in Spokane after all. Though the Zags’ 96-95 double-overtime loss to Arizona took place in Salt Lake City, an estimated 5,000 fans stuck around the Spokane …


Tony Skinner’s big play gets Gonzaga past Cincy, into NCAA 2nd round

Late in the game, when simple would have worked just fine, Gonzaga University opted for spectacular. And when spectacular soured into a missed dunk, it left the Bulldogs staring at …


Bulldogs hit pothole NCAA road ends in Pit Wyoming registers upset as cold shooting brings Gonzaga’s season to jarring conclusion

All season it had been, at worst, an either-or thing with Gonzaga University’s sixth-ranked men’s basketball team. Either the Bulldogs’ guards would light it up from the perimeter, or the …


Yes, Virginia, Zags for real Tense fans agonize over razor-thin win

It hurt until the last second. Zag fans all over Spokane felt the nail-biting agony Friday - the emotional roller coaster of watching the final four minutes.


Dickau helps Zags make their point

The number he wears is a backward tribute to the number he can’t have. But however you arrange the 1 and the 2 on his jersey and however many comparisons …


End of the line Purdue derails GU’s dreams of Final Four

Suddenly, the face paint, blue hair and fanatical outfits didn’t seem so fun anymore. Not after it was over. Not after Gonzaga had lost, 75-66, to Purdue in the Sweet …


Twice as sweet Gonzaga weathers Red Storm, heads back to Sweet 16

In the collective scream of the crowd, these are the voices that could be heard: “We’re going to the Sweet 16.” “We’re going to Albuquerque.” “I don’t believe it” “We’ve …


GU’s defensive shuffle cuts down Cards Louisville can’t meet Bulldogs’ dare to shoot from outside in second half

Gonzaga issued the challenge at halftime: Shoot it or go home. So Louisville left town.