Stories tagged: gamer
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 5:47 p.m.
TV Take: Defense down the stretch gives Gonzaga perfect ending to Maui Invitational with title win over Duke
This is what everybody wanted, right? No. 1 Duke versus No. 3 Gonzaga for the championship of the best early-season tournament of the year, the Maui Invitational. And the game …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 11:44 p.m.
In normal circumstances, there might be occasion to bask in the glow of Tuesday’s 91-74 sprint past Arizona a smidgen longer – just to appreciate the fulfillment of taking something …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 11:49 p.m.
Every bucket – and there was an endless supply of them for Gonzaga in the second half – brought a louder roar than the one before.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 11:45 p.m.
TV Take: Duo of Jay Bilas, Dan Schulman doesn’t miss much in Gonzaga’s comeback win over Arizona at Maui Invitational
Every great comeback consists of two parts. There is the building of a deficit, the mistakes, the shortcomings, whatever goes wrong to build a hill to scramble over. And there …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 11:42 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 91-74 win over Arizona on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Lahaina Civic Center in …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
How will Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura, Brandon Clarke handle Duke’s Zion Williamson, Cam Reddish? We’ll find out in the Maui Invitational final
Hachimura would be giving away roughly 50 pounds, but he is Gonzaga’s strongest interior player and had success defending 260-pound Jock Landale last season. Clarke is an option, but he’d …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 12:31 a.m.
Gonzaga did something that defied all odds Monday at the Maui Invitational. The third-ranked Zags committed 14 turnovers in the first half – charges, errant inbound passes, ill-advised drives into …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 11:04 p.m.
EWU (8-2, 6-1), UC Davis (8-2, 6-1), Weber State (8-2, 6-1) are currently tied atop the standings going into the final week of the regular season.
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 5:24 p.m.
The Gonzaga women sweated out a few scary moments against San Francisco, but Jill Barta led a second-half charge and finished with 19 points and eight rebounds to help the …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 11:35 p.m.
Ten great minutes. Ten lousy minutes. Twenty edge-of-your seat minutes. No. 15 Gonzaga showed every side of its basketball personality, both good and bad, but found a way to hold …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 11:21 p.m.
The rematch was pretty much a replay. Gonzaga roughed up the Portland Pilots for the second time in two weeks. It wasn’t quite the 46-point blowout of two weeks ago …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 10:05 p.m.
It’s one thing to dismiss a 16-point loss to Villanova, which just might be the best team in the country. It’s another to move on from a home loss to …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 11:16 p.m.
Saint Mary’s had the best player on the floor in Jock Landale. The Gaels also had the second best player on the floor in crunch time in Calvin Hermanson.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
For the first time in WCC play, Gonzaga was tested, not necessarily a white-knuckle, last-possession affair, but a challenge nonetheless from San Francisco in front of a packed house at …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 11:18 p.m.
Analysis: Silas Melson keeps Gonzaga rolling after Johnathan Williams’ sidelined in win over Portland
The night couldn’t have turned out more differently for Silas Melson and Johnathan Williams, Gonzaga’s lone seniors.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 11:25 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams didn’t make every shot Saturday night against Loyola Marymount. It only seemed like it. And he had a valid reason for a couple of his misses.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 11:22 p.m.
Pick a stat. Paint points. Second-chance points. Bench points. Rebounding. All Gonzaga. More accurately, almost all Gonzaga bigs.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 11:18 p.m.
On a night when Gonzaga cracked the 100-point mark for a school-record fifth time this season, offense seemed to be last thing on the Zags’ minds.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
In Gonzaga’s last two games, the Zags have turned to Rui Hachimura and the sophomore forward from Japan has finished in the lane and applied foul pressure on the opponent.
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
While Washington State must wait at least another year for a 10-win season, Michigan State and coach Mark Dantonio reached that plateau for the sixth time in eight seasons.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Michigan State’s Brian Lewerke proved he was the only quarterback who mattered in convincing victory
Michigan State’s Brian Lewerke was more than the “other quarterback” in Thursday’s Holiday Bowl.
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
The Cougars escaped disaster early in the first quarter on when Jamal Morrow fumbled a punt on his own 7-yard line, but managed to fall on the ball just as …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 12:23 a.m.
Abysmal second quarter, rash of injuries doom Washington State in 42-17 Holiday Bowl loss to Michigan State
Washington State’s history in the Holiday Bowl against the Big Ten Conference and the Cougars’ well-documented inability to contain quarterbacks with the ability to run and pass morphed into one …
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 6:05 p.m.
The Holiday Bowl pregame show had a little of everything – and something special.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
Gonzaga’s defense kept giving the Zags a chance. Their offense kept failing to take advantage. By the time Gonzaga started finding the range in the closing minutes, it was essentially …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
If Gonzaga coach Mark Few has said it once, he’s said it dozens of times: He isn’t overly concerned with who starts games. But the veteran coach did feel the …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 10 p.m.
Gonzaga didn’t shoot well, didn’t pass well, didn’t function smoothly on offense and had issues defending North Dakota. But the 12th-ranked Zags reversed those deficiencies in the latter stages of …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Gonzaga’s first turnover came on its second possession.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 11:53 p.m.
Analysis: Trio of Gonzaga players have career nights as Bulldogs use second-half push to top Creighton 91-74
The Zags needed Silas Melson in the first half. They needed Killian Tillie all game. And they really needed ‘Snacks’ in the second half.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
It was just what Gonzaga needed after a tough stretch of tournament games in Portland and another tough stretch coming up.