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NCAA baseball: Mike Martin’s Seminoles keep going; Nos. 3, 4 national seeds out

Florida State dominated all three games in its NCAA regional and extended coach Mike Martin’s final season at least one more week.


UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 9:19 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie had mini-Zion Williamson moment with shoe malfunction against Florida State

Tillie’s Nike shoe malfunctioned with the Zags leading 63-56 against Florida State in the waning minutes. A small segment of the bottom sole of the shoe came loose and was …


UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 7:03 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins, Brandon Clarke add to record collection in win over Florida State

Josh Perkins’ record collection keeps growing. The senior point guard surpassed Matt Santangelo as the program’s single-season assists leader.


Rob Curley: Going to the game with Thayne

Seated eight rows behind the Bulldogs’ bench, Thayne McCulloh is just as nervous as the rest of the 1,000 or so people decked out in Gonzaga colors in the Honda …


UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 11:11 p.m.

John Blanchette: Gonzaga’s grit on full display in hard-fought Sweet 16 win over Florida State

If you couldn’t get one of Gonzaga’s players to admit before Thursday’s game that this hangover of shame was prominent in their thinking, you simply had to go to the …


UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 10:18 p.m.

Florida State pays homage to absent teammate Phil Cofer before Sweet 16 game versus Gonzaga

Phil Cofer wasn’t on the floor with the Seminoles Thursday, but his Florida State teammates still made room for the redshirt senior prior to their Sweet 16 clash against Gonzaga.


UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 10:41 p.m.

Analysis: Gonzaga turns tables on Florida State, advances to Elite Eight with 72-58 victory

Gonzaga pretty much did to Florida State on Thursday what the Seminoles did to the Zags a year ago in the NCAA Tournament.


UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 10:31 p.m.

Gonzaga wins ‘war’ on the glass against taller, bigger Florida State

Everything suggested Gonzaga would probably finish with a better 3-point clip than Florida State, that they’d beat the Seminoles in transition points and furnish a cleaner assist-to-turnover ratio.


UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 10:23 p.m.

Gonzaga-Florida State notebook: Bulldogs lean on athleticism to avoid repeat of last year’s loss to Seminoles

Leading up to the game, the focus was on how Gonzaga would respond to the athleticism of Florida State. After all, the Zags were pushed around in last year’s Sweet …


UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 9:24 p.m.

Gonzaga-Florida State brings Dikembe Mutombo, Rich Eisen, Johnathan Williams to the Honda Center. Will Ferrell too?

Southern California and the occasion of the Sweet 16 lured a variety of celebrities to the Honda Center for Thursday’s games between Gonzaga and Florida State, and Michigan and Texas …


UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 7:54 p.m.

Gonzaga-Florida State: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 72-58 victory over the Seminoles in the Sweet 16

Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 72-58 victory over Florida State at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.


UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 9:37 p.m.

TV Take: Analysts on point, officials off the mark as Gonzaga fends off Florida State to reach Elite Eight

Last year, Florida State locked down Gonzaga’s offense and won by 15. Thursday night in Anaheim, Mark Few’s team turned the tables, winning 72-58 to head to the Elite Eight …


UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 10:50 p.m.

Believe it or not, Jimmy Kimmel, Gonzaga University has a seat with your name on it

Spokane resident Jim Kimmel, former owner of Kimmel Athletic Supply, and his son, Jimmy Kimmel Jr., are season ticket holders for Gonzaga basketball. Their names are printed on reserved seats …


UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 7:13 p.m.

Recap and highlights: Gonzaga uses balanced offensive attack, lock-down defense to top Florida State in Sweet 16 rematch

Brandon Clarke had a double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds as top-seeded Gonzaga fended off fourth-seeded Florida State 72-58 in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday …


UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 9:14 a.m.

Gonzaga gets locker room surprise from Jimmy Kimmel sidekick Guillermo

As Gonzaga’s top-seeded basketball team marches through March Madness, the university has been a popular punch line for television host Jimmy Kimmel and his late-night talk show, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”


UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 11:09 p.m.

Sleepers and standouts: Texas Tech’s Jarrett Culver leads an impressive field of players in Gonzaga’s Sweet Sixteen pod

A familiar group of teams, and a familiar pool of players, awaits Gonzaga this week at the Honda Center. Three of the four teams that played in the 2018 Sweet …


UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 9:52 p.m.

John Blanchette: Zach Norvell Jr.’s transformation into complete player has been key to Gonzaga’s success

As a freshman experiencing his very first NCAA Tournament game, Zach Norvell Jr. was accorded an honor that really isn’t an honor but still kind of is. A trip to …


UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 8:55 p.m.

Inside look: Seminoles boast best squad in coach Leonard Hamilton’s 17-year tenure

The debate over Gonzaga coach Mark Few’s best team – 2017 vs. 2019 – remains undecided, with the current squad still assembling its full body of work.


UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 8:39 p.m.

Gonzaga faces tough task, but appears better equipped to deal with Florida State in Sweet 16 rematch

The Sweet 16 rematch unfolds Thursday at the Honda Center and both teams have improved since that meeting last March.


UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 8:31 p.m.

Gonzaga-Florida State key matchup: Mfiondu Kabengele provides big production off the bench

Mfiondu Kabengele was Florida State’s leading scorer during the regular season, ACC Tournament and leads the team in the NCAA Tournament – despite coming off the bench in all 36 …


UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 9:14 p.m.

John Blanchette: Who are you and what have you done with March Madness?

Look, excellence is swell and should be rewarded. Merit? Merit is the cream that makes the coffee taste like something a little better than acrid hot water. Merit rules. But …


UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 9:20 p.m.

Mark Few’s 20 top memories from 20 years of Gonzaga as national power

Down the road, there figures to be an ESPN 30 for 30 on Gonzaga’s rise to national prominence and Mark Few’s probable Hall of Fame coaching career.


UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 9:14 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura named NABC first-team All-American

Rui Hachimura became the third Gonzaga player ever named first-team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 8:16 p.m.

Round two: Gonzaga and Florida State await Sweet 16 rematch

If Zags’ followers had flashbacks when the West Regional bracket was announced on Selection Sunday, they’ve probably intensified after the first weekend of the 2019 NCAA Tournament.


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 7:58 p.m.

Florida State forward Phil Cofer, grieving loss of father, not expected to play against Gonzaga

Florida State will be without senior forward Phil Cofer, who didn’t play in FSU’s opening-round win over Vermont because of a foot injury and then learned devastating news in the …


Gonzaga, Florida State matchup in Sweet 16 tips at 4:09 on CBS

Gonzaga’s Sweet 16 rematch with Florida State will tip at 4:09 PT Thursday at the Honda Center in Anaheim.


UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 8:23 p.m.

Florida State slams Ja Morant and Murray State to set up Sweet 16 rematch with Gonzaga

Ja Morant dazzled for a half, but the star point guard and 12th-seeded Murray State got run out of the NCAA Tournament by Florida State. Mfiondu Kabengele scored 22 points, …



Top 25 Capsules: Cam Reddish hits 3 to lift No. 1 Duke over Florida State 80-78

Cam Reddish hit a 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left to lead No. 1 Duke past No. 13 Florida State 80-78 on Saturday.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 8:02 p.m.

FSU fan fired after posting coach Willie Taggart should be lynched

A Facebook post suggesting Florida State head coach Willie Taggart should be lynched has cost a Seminoles fan his job.