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Blanchette: Not surprisingly, Zags find way to win

LAS VEGAS – Among all the streaks, chokeholds and assorted algebraic proof of Gonzaga’s sway over the West Coast Conference lo these many years comes more: The last time the …


GU women rout Portland, roll into final

LAS VEGAS – It had all the elements of a typical Gonzaga women’s basketball rout of an overmatched opponent, and a couple others that were particularly satisfying for head coach …


Blanchette: Not surprisingly, Zags find way to win

The last time Gonzaga got bounced in the league tournament semis as a 1 or 2 seed was back in 1994. In the 16 seasons between then and this weekend …


GU men outlast Dons, reach WCC final

LAS VEGAS – Gonzaga’s Marquise Carter showed why he was voted WCC newcomer of the year and reserve wing Mike Hart showed why head coach Mark Few trusts him in …


Gonzaga women to face Pilots; men get Dons

A year ago at the WCC women’s basketball tournament, Portland coach Jim Sollars stated that Gonzaga was the best team in conference history.


Gonzaga Bulldogs outlook

RECORD: 22-9 overall, 11-3 WCC COMING UP: Sunday, WCC tournament semis, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN2)


Five Gonzaga men receive WCC honors

Five Gonzaga Bulldogs were honored as the West Coast Conference released its All-WCC and individual awards Tuesday. Senior guard Steven Gray and junior center Robert Sacre were selected to the …


Gray, Sacre make WCC’s first team

Five Gonzaga Bulldogs were honored as the West Coast Conference released its All-WCC and individual awards Tuesday.


A fitting finale

With the outcome already decided, Gonzaga senior guard Steven Gray returned to the court with 7:13 remaining for a final curtain call from a sell-out crowd of 6,000 at the …


Gonzaga will honor Gray on Senior Night

Hip-hop music blared inside the Gonzaga Bulldogs’ cramped locker room Saturday night at the Jenny Craig Pavilion. Several players sang along with the lyrics, a couple trotted out dance moves, …


Gonzaga will honor Gray on Senior Night

Hip-hop music blared inside the Gonzaga Bulldogs’ cramped locker room Saturday night at the Jenny Craig Pavilion. Several players sang along with the lyrics, a couple trotted out dance moves, …


Zags claim another WCC regular-season crown

SAN DIEGO – Mark Few has been on the bench for every one of Gonzaga’s 11 consecutive West Coast Conference men’s basketball championships. His teams have done it the easy …


Gonzaga women cap perfect WCC season before large crowd

For the first time the Gonzaga women’s basketball team sold out McCarthey Athletic Center on its own merit. Judging by the ovations, it was pretty easy to determine why.


GU can claim another title with a victory at San Diego

SAN DIEGO – The last obstacle in Gonzaga’s pursuit of another West Coast Conference men’s basketball championship is the same team that helped make it possible. That team is San …


GU can wrap up another title with win at San Diego

The last obstacle in Gonzaga’s pursuit of another West Coast Conference men’s basketball championship is the same team that helped make it possible.


Gonzaga men beat Saint Mary’s in overtime

MORAGA, Calif. – It was a contest so packed with drama and clutch plays both ways, it left the normally talkative Robert Sacre almost at a loss for words. “Wow,” …


Zags not ready to give up title yet

After 10 seasons, the Gonzaga Bulldogs have become pretty attached to the West Coast Conference regular-season men’s basketball title. They weren’t ready to hand it over to Saint Mary’s on …


Gonzaga Bulldogs outlook

RECORD: 19-9 overall, 9-3 WCC COMING UP: Tonight at Saint Mary’s, 8 (ESPN2); Saturday at San Diego, 6, (KHQ)


Gonzaga vs. Saint Mary’s in battle of WCC’s best

MORAGA, Calif. – Gonzaga coach Mark Few generally doesn’t get too worked up about milestones and records, but he does hold the West Coast Conference regular-season title in high regard. …


Gonzaga vs. St. Mary’s in battle of WCC’s best

Gonzaga coach Mark Few generally doesn’t get too worked up about milestones and records, but he does hold the West Coast Conference regular-season title in high regard.


Gonzaga recruits shine on

The Gonzaga Bulldogs will try to earn at least a share of their 11th straight West Coast Conference championship this week. Meanwhile, five future Bulldogs are busy chasing titles as …


Gonzaga needs to avoid tiebreakers to get tournament bye

The Gonzaga Bulldogs have a six-game West Coast Conference winning streak. They might have to make it eight to earn a bye into the conference tournament semifinals. Without getting into …


Gonzaga’s recruits continue to shine

The Gonzaga Bulldogs will try to earn at least a share of their 11th straight West Coast Conference championship this week. Meanwhile, five future Bulldogs are busy chasing titles as …


Blanchette: Bulldogs back in thick of it

For all the recent history of Gonzaga basketball that both instills pride of ownership and casts a weighty burden for each successive team, an instructive nugget: In 2007, the West …


Gonzaga avenges earlier loss to San Francisco Dons

From a tie for fourth place to fourth place alone. From a tie for third place to a tie for second place. And now, solo second place. The Gonzaga men’s …


Zag men in second alone after win

Marquise Carter scored 18 points — one game after setting a career-high with 20 — as Gonzaga beat San Francisco 70-53 on Saturday night.


Gonzaga, San Francisco set for crucial matchup for 2nd place in WCC

Nearly a month ago, Gonzaga and San Francisco met at War Memorial Gym to break a second-place tie in the West Coast Conference men’s basketball standings. They’ll do it again …


Zags, Dons meet in critical game

Nearly a month ago, Gonzaga and San Francisco met at War Memorial Gym to break a second-place tie in the West Coast Conference men’s basketball standings. They’ll do it again …


No need to agonize: These Zags are what they are

Everything we know about anything we learned at the movies, and so it is with the Gonzaga Bulldogs. There is a scene in the old courtroom classic “The Verdict” in …


Gonzaga women clinch at least share of seventh straight WCC title

Courtney Vandersloot had 24 points and 11 assists, and No. 25 Gonzaga clinched at least a share of its seventh straight West Coast Conference title with a 93-65 win over …