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Adam Morrison digs Gonzaga out of a foul situation to beat Xavier, reach second round

SALT LAKE CITY – Seeming dead in the water with their motor burned out and reaching for the oars, the Gonzaga Bulldogs somehow found their way back to shore once …


Adam Morrison’s 43 not enough as Huskies bag Gonzaga, 99-95, in Seattle

A couple of late-game turnovers and the clutch shooting of UW’s Justin Dentmon was simply too much for banged-up Gonzaga to overcome as the 18th-ranked and unbeaten Huskies snapped a …


Zags couldn’t have danced without Hank

Every home date a deafening sellout, every game on TV, every week in the Top 25 – the nonstop party of Gonzaga basketball slows only to consider its next conquest …


Dickau gives back to GU

When Dan Dickau first started kicking around the idea of hosting his own charity basketball game, he had two goals in mind. “I wanted to give something back to the …


John Blanchette: A fitting tribute for Frank Burgess

Funny thing about how they retire jerseys at Gonzaga University: Whenever the school actually gets around to it, it turns out the number has been mothballed already.


Stoudamire’s 54 outdone by Dickau’s 3s

Dan Dickau’s breakout season and Baron Davis’ return to form have suddenly made the New Orleans Hornets a much tougher team to beat. Dickau made six 3-pointers and scored a …


Gonzaga’s super sophs coming of age

LAS VEGAS – As co-captain, leading scorer, leading rebounder and resident senior mentor, Ronny Turiaf has plenty invested in this year’s Gonzaga University men’s basketball team. Which is why the …


Zags win to open McCarthey era

Mark Few didn’t even try to defend his Gonzaga Bulldogs’ effort on defense Friday night. “It was absolutely the worst I’ve seen in my 16 years here,” the Zags sixth-year …


John Blanchette: Gonzaga closes down The Kennel with one last hurrah

Now it can go back to being just a gym. Really, that’s all this curio known as The Kennel was on the day it opened, and most days thereafter.


Zags climb to highest ranking ever: No. 4

The Gonzaga University men’s basketball program stepped up to a whole new level Monday when the Bulldogs moved up to No. 4 in this week’s Associated Press Top 25 rankings.


John Blanchette: The show’s over: Kennel and Gonzaga program prospered to foster a legacy of fervent fanaticism

Now the walls bow from the babel and the floor trembles from the stomping feet of students getting their tuition’s worth on a Saturday night. But in the earliest days …


Zags retire Stockton’s No. 12

John Stockton has a ready explanation as to why no player at Gonzaga University has been issued jersey number 12 since he graduated in 1984. And it isn’t that the …


Gonzaga’s bid to upset Arizona falls short in two-overtime thriller

In the end, after 50 minutes of the most inspired effort and riveting action any coach, player or fan could hope to witness, top-seeded and No.2-ranked Arizona shoved its way …


Blake Stepp fights through injured shoulder to rally Gonzaga past Washington in OT

In the minds of many, it wasn’t supposed to be this entertaining. Or last this long. And it certainly wasn’t supposed to be this close.


Casey Calvary’s climactic putback rescues Gonzaga in win over Virginia

This time, Gonzaga, despite being the No.12 seed, was a popular choice to beat No. 5 Virginia. The Bulldogs did just that, 86-85 in the first round of the South …


Dickau helps Zags make their point

The number he wears is a backward tribute to the number he can’t have. But however you arrange the 1 and the 2 on his jersey and however many comparisons …


Richie Frahm scores 31 to lead Gonzaga past Louisville in First Round

Gonzaga fans, buckle up and hang on. Your Bulldogs are at it again. Granted, this NCAA Tournament ride might not prove to be as magical as last year’s sustained run …


Cold shooting, missed chances leaves Gonzaga with heavy hearts after loss to UConn in West Regional final

For now Gonzaga must deal with the disappointment of Saturday’s 67-62 loss to Connecticut in whatever way they can, while trying not to dwell on the great opportunity they had …


Zagnificent! Casey Calvary rescues Gonzaga with tip-in to beat Florida

Casey Calvary made the leap of his life, over a couple of Florida defenders, and tipped in the basket that gave 10th-seeded Gonzaga a knee-weakening 73-72 upset victory over sixth-seeded …


Gonzaga shocks Stanford, grabs spot in Sweet 16

Gonzaga, behind the sniper-like shooting of its backcourt players and the inspired play of its undersized front line, battled through some early foul problems to solidify its standing as one …


John Blanchette: Gonzaga-UW will do it again here in year 2000

Say hello to Washington’s team. How long has it been since Gonzaga University beat both Washington and Washington State in basketball in the same season? Try 55 years.


Jeremy Eaton busts out in big way to lead Gonzaga over No. 22 Washington

Last year’s redshirt season seemed, at times, like a nightmare for Jeremy Eaton. But Tuesday night, his hard work and patience paid off in a huge way as Gonzaga’s fifth-year …


Santangelo Saves Bulldogs: OT 3-pointer wins it for Zags

GU’s Bakari Hendrix poured in 26 points against Loyola to help the Zags get an overtime victory and advance in WCC tourney. Photo by Jay L. Clendenin/Associated Press


Santangelo Sparks: Gonzaga Bulldogs open WCC play with cozy road victory over Loyola Marymount, 93-62

His scholarship calls for him to play. Matt Santangelo acts like he has a rider that also allows him to do more. “He’s playing like a coach on the floor,” …


Just Call Him The Specialist: GU’s Santangelo succeeds by focusing on one sport

Matt Santangelo will be a key player in Dan Monson’s first season as Gonzaga coach. Photo by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review


Gonzaga Recruits 6-8 Forward

Casey Calvary, a 6-foot-8, 215-pound forward from Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma, became the first men’s basketball player to sign a letter-of-intent under what will be the Dan Monson era at …


Good Enough To Make Terps Find Answers

Nope, they weren’t another Cleveland State. Didn’t do a Santa Clara. Couldn’t pull a Siena. They were just the Gonzaga Bulldogs, and with the dancing done for now, that’s enough.


Going, Going, Gonzaga Maryland Ends Bulldogs’ Stay In West, 87-63

Joe Smith, who finished with an uncustomary nine points, asserts himself with a slam over Gonzaga’s Scott Snider. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review


Zags Getting The Last Laugh But Fitz Insists Gu Didn’t Need Ncaa Berth To Vindicate Methods

On his way to a rally, GU coach Dan Fitzgerald finds humor in Robin Barnhart’s sign, which pokes fun at Kelvin Sampson’s refusal to play the Bulldogs while at Washington …