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Lions come to GU with perfect WCC road mark

The basketball game and the events surrounding it have meaning. Two days after an emotional victory over No. 16 Saint Mary’s, Gonzaga faces third-place Loyola Marymount tonight at 5 at …


Pangos powers Gonzaga’s victory over Saint Mary’s

Kevin Pangos has been at his best against two of Gonzaga’s biggest rivals. The true freshman guard buried five 3-pointers and scored 27 points, his highest point total since torching …


Four Corners: EWU could pay for foul play against Weber State

Eastern Washington has a tough task Saturday at conference-leading Weber State, and statistics say it will be even tougher if the Eagles start fouling – especially if the targets are …


Coming up: Gonzaga men vs. St. Mary’s

RECORD: 18-4, 8-2 WCC COMING UP: Tonight vs. Saint Mary’s, 8 (ESPN2), Saturday vs. LMU, 5 p.m. (KHQ)


Gonzaga’s title streak on line with Saint Mary’s in town

Steven Gray looked like the most relieved human being on the planet. Trailing Saint Mary’s by three games in the WCC standings last season, Gonzaga rallied to share the conference …


Blanchette: GU women develop new identity with similar results

Steal, pass, layup. It can still be that elementary. In the deciding moments of Gonzaga’s 69-58 women’s basketball victory over San Diego on Saturday, it happened twice in the space …


Redmon, Gonzaga women top Toreros

Head coach Kelly Graves’ unhurried tempo and ease in tone was contrary to his team’s delivery of an adrenaline rush to the fifth-largest Gonzaga women’s basketball crowd in McCarthey Athletic …


GU falters, but doesn’t fall at Pepperdine

MALIBU, Calif. – Just when you thought Gonzaga was cruising toward a feel-good bounce-back win, Pepperdine started making every shot it attempted. And just when you thought the eighth-place Waves …


Gonzaga men fall flat at Brigham Young

PROVO, Utah – Gonzaga set up for its final possession of an ugly first half, but the Bulldogs weren’t lined up correctly. Head coach Mark Few frantically shouted directions, but …


Coming up: Gonzaga Bulldogs

RECORD: 17-3 overall, 7-1 WCC COMING UP: Tonight at BYU, 8 (ESPN2); Saturday at Pepperdine, 7 (KHQ)


Gonzaga, BYU prep for first WCC matchup

PROVO, Utah – Gonzaga is catching BYU at the perfect time. The reeling Cougars have dropped two consecutive home games for the first time since the 2004-05 season and their …


Notebook: Gonzaga assistant has BYU memories

For Gonzaga assistant coach Ray Giacoletti, returning to BYU’s Marriott Center brings back memories, good and bad. Giacoletti was head coach at Utah from 2004-07 and his teams were 1-2 …


U-Hi standout to walk on at WSU

College football: University High School senior quarterback Conner Johnson accepted a preferred walk-on offer to play at Washington State after a trip to Pullman during the weekend. The 6-foot-5, 220-pound …


Gonzaga women hold off Saint Mary’s for victory

MORAGA, Calif. – Taelor Karr made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2 minutes left, then added three free throws in the final 31 seconds to help No. 22 Gonzaga beat Saint …


Gonzaga pushes past stubborn Portland

PORTLAND – Gonzaga men’s basketball coach Mark Few suggested earlier this week that the Bulldogs’ rematch with Portland probably wouldn’t resemble the first meeting. He was right. About the only …


Gonzaga approaches Portland rematch with caution

PORTLAND – Gonzaga wouldn’t object to closing the first half of the West Coast Conference season the same way it started. The Bulldogs blasted Portland 90-51 nearly a month ago …


Coming up: Gonzaga Bulldogs

RECORD: 16-3 overall, 6-1 WCC COMING UP: Tonight at Portland, 8 (ESPN2)


Edi’s hustle produces head-turning plays

Gonzaga junior forward Guy Landry Edi obviously played basketball in high school, but he also caught the eye of coaches in other sports. “I played a little football, too, and …


Zags’ Edi producing head-turning plays

Guy Landry Edi’s highlight-reel plays in Gonzaga’s win over San Diego showcased his athletic ability and sheer hustle.


Sacre, Harris, Dower dominate in Zags’ win

This went pretty much how Gonzaga drew it up – for Saturday’s 77-60 win over scrappy San Diego and for its men’s basketball season in general. The Bulldogs pounded San …


Edi comes off bench to ignite Gonzaga

For Guy Landry Edi and the Gonzaga Bulldogs, the positives easily outweighed the negatives. Edi contributed a season-high 15 points, including three 3-pointers, as the Bulldogs defeated San Francisco 74-63 …


Blanchette: Turns out, VIPs not the only BMOCs

It was a galoshes kind of day and a sneakers-in- a-snowdrift kind of night at Gonzaga’s McCarthey Athletic Center – not for basketball aesthetes, perhaps, but not to be thrown …


Gonzaga hopes to get boost from students’ return

Seating dedicated to the Kennel Club dwindled over the last month until a smattering of students wedged into a small pie-shaped section, resulting in lower volume levels inside the McCarthey …


Four Corners: San Francisco wants to have its say

Gonzaga, the West Coast Conference champion for the last 11 seasons, and conference newcomer Brigham Young trail Saint Mary’s by a game. GU and BYU will play twice in February. …


Coming up: Gonzaga Bulldogs

RECORD: 14-3 overall, 4-1 WCC COMING UP: Tonight vs. USF, 7 (ESPNU); Saturday vs. San Diego, 5 (KHQ)


GU’s Spangler out 2-3 weeks

Gonzaga freshman forward Ryan Spangler was doing one the things he does best – rebounding – but an ill-timed collision left him with a broken pinkie finger on his left …


GU’s Spangler out 2-3 weeks with broken finger

Gonzaga freshman forward Ryan Spangler was doing one the things he does best – rebounding – but an ill-timed collision left him with a broken pinkie finger on his left …


Saint Mary’s women snap Gonzaga’s WCC winning streak

It was a surprise party, all right. On the 49th birthday of Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves, Saint Mary’s handed his Bulldogs, ranked No. 22 in the ESPN/USA Today …


GU men edge past Loyola Marymount

LOS ANGELES – Gonzaga has had numerous close games this season, but this was the first that came down to high-pressure possession after high-pressure possession in the closing minutes. The …


Saint Mary’s humbles Gonzaga

MORAGA, Calif. – Gonzaga didn’t have an answer for Matthew Dellavedova – or several other Saint Mary’s Gaels, for that matter. Dellavedova poured in 26 points and he had plenty …