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Early reviews are in: Zags like performance

They used words like “ecstatic” and “phenomenal.” The grade is incomplete because two games remain (Memphis on Feb. 6 and Cal State Bakersfield on March 2), but the Gonzaga Bulldogs …


It all begins with the Zags

Magazine preseason projections trumpeted it. The players heard it. The coaches heard it. After nine consecutive West Coast Conference titles, this might be the season the Gonzaga Bulldogs were vulnerable, …


Zags win OT squeaker over Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — As busy as the schedule was, Robert Sacre felt like he was playing in a tournament. The way Gonzaga is playing, that will come later.


There’s little rest for Zags

Steven Gray is young, enjoys basketball and he’s used to playing 30-plus minutes per game. When Gonzaga was in the midst of three games in three days in Maui in …


No more winters of discontent

First Night Spokane is a hell of a deal, but it could line up acts from Sunset Hill to Stateline and not have the entertainment snap, crackle and pop of …


Smashing win

It took a couple of minutes for the Gonzaga Bulldogs to warm up on offense Thursday night. Once they did, they put on a passing-and-shooting clinic in the first half. …


Homeless man treated to game

Tom Willette, a homeless man staying at House of Charity, got a big gift for New Year’s. Willette, who is recovering from cancer at the downtown Spokane shelter, had a …


Zags enter danger zone

Nothing like a couple of breathers before a relaxing trip or two to open conference play. Yeah, right.


EWU could use more by Moore

Eastern Washington steps back into Big Sky Conference play this afternoon, hosting Sacramento State in a Reese Court showdown that tips off at 3:05. If the Eagles hope to become …


Gonzaga Bulldogs

RECORD: 9-3 overall, 0-0 West Coast Conference COMING UP: Tonight vs. Oklahoma, Spokane Arena, 7 (ESPN2); Saturday vs. Illinois, United Center in Chicago, 10 a.m. (CBS)


Zags poor hosts, pummel Eagles

Early in the first half, Eastern Washington had five straight possessions end with a turnover. When the Eagles finally took care of the basketball, they missed three consecutive 3-point attempts. …


Zags, Eags search for some touch

Two teams looking to get back in sync offensively collide tonight at the McCarthey Athletic Center. Eastern Washington is coming off a three-game stretch where “we kept missing shots,” head …


Zags, Eagles square off

Two teams looking to get back in sync offensively collide tonight at the McCarthey Athletic Center. Eastern Washington is coming off a three-game stretch where “we kept missing shots,” head …


No zig-zagging around

While Gonzaga students have more than three weeks off over the holidays, GU men’s basketball players get roughly 4-5 days. And as you’re reading this, those 4-5 days are already …


Duke levels GU at Madison Square Garden

The showdown was a big letdown. No. 7 Duke dealt Gonzaga its worst loss in 20 years and held the Bulldogs to their lowest point total in 25 seasons by …


Grim day for Zags

NEW YORK — Nolan Smith scored 24 points, Jon Scheyer added 20 and No. 7 Duke held No. 15 Gonzaga to its lowest point total in 25 years in a …


Bouldin hopes to play

Gonzaga senior guard Matt Bouldin can’t say for certain he’ll play in Saturday’s college basketball showdown with No. 7 Duke at Madison Square Garden, but he’s optimistic he’ll be back …


Put it on the line

SEATTLE – The Gonzaga Bulldogs have had issues at the free-throw line the last few games, but they got plenty of practice at the stripe Saturday. Without two-time All-WCC guard …


Gonzaga wins without Bouldin

Freshman Elias Harris scored a season-high 27 points and No. 21 Gonzaga overcame the absence of leading scorer Matt Bouldin to beat Davidson 103-91 on Saturday night in Seattle.


Zags battle in Seattle

SEATTLE – It’s been four years since Adam Morrison banked in a 3-point buzzer-beater to lift Gonzaga past Oklahoma State in the 2005 Battle in Seattle. That’s the last time …


Cougs’ top scorer encounters physical play

PULLMAN – Klay Thompson floated to the right corner. Outside the 3-point line, just in front of the Gonzaga student section, the Washington State University sophomore waited patiently.


Zags outclass Augustana

Steven Gray scored 12 points as No. 21 Gonzaga overwhelmed Augustana of Illinois 79-40 on Wednesday, rebounding from a tough loss to Wake Forest by pounding the Division III Vikings.


Zags assistant old pals with Augustana coach

Gonzaga assistant coach Ray Giacoletti and Augustana head coach Grey Giovanine go way back. “We became friends in college, working basketball camps,” Giacoletti said. “Both of us wanted to be …


Wake Forest rallies after Harris ejection, fells Gonzaga

Gonzaga had the upper hand, until a misplaced elbow turned the momentum. Cruising with a nine-point lead late in the first half, Bulldogs freshman forward Elias Harris was ejected for …


He didn’t fess up, but he fouled up

It’s the thought that counts. And in the most thoughtful gift of the season, the Gonzaga Bulldogs gave their peeps something to completely freak out about Saturday – something they …


Demon Deacons upset Zags

Gonzaga took an early lead, but it wasn’t enough. The Demon Deacons of Wake Forest bested the No. 16 Zags 77-75 at the Kennel.


Demon Deacons drop in at Gonzaga

Typically, the only thing tougher than Gonzaga’s non-conference basketball schedule in November is December. The Bulldogs lost 25 games from 2007-09. Eleven of those defeats occurred in December. The last …


Bouldin scores career-high 28 to rally GU over WSU

For the third time this season, Gonzaga found itself trailing by double digits. This time it was Washington State that had the Bulldogs down by as many as 15 in …


A shootin’ mismatch

On the day the nation’s leading scorer visited McCarthey Athletic Center, it seemed relevant to brush up on the telling top-gun data in the 143-game history of the fence-line feud …


Nation’s top scorer leads Cougs against GU tonight

San Diego coach Bill Grier felt nearly powerless as he watched Washington State sophomore forward Klay Thompson score 43 points on his Toreros in the championship game of the Great …