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Pepperdine a threat

MALIBU, Calif. – Gonzaga figured Thursday’s men’s basketball contest with Loyola Marymount wasn’t going to be easy, even with Lions leading scorer Drew Viney in street clothes. The same scenario …


Gonzaga takes over third place alone in WCC

LOS ANGELES – Loyola Marymount men’s basketball coach Max Good surveyed the stat sheet and liked what he saw for the most part. “If you had told me (Robert) Sacre …


Gonzaga Bulldogs outlook

RECORD: 15-9 overall, 5-3 WCC COMING UP: Tonight at Loyola Marymount, 8 (ESPN2); Saturday at Pepperdine, 7 p.m. (KHQ)


EWU men will play majority of final Big Sky games at home

Eastern Washington, which snapped an 18-game road losing streak with last Saturday’s 69-67 win over Idaho State, will play four of its last six games – including three of its …


Loyola Marymount hasn’t lived up to high expectations

With 40 years of experience coaching basketball, Loyola Marymount’s Max Good has collected a surplus of axioms and one-liners. He shared one of his favorite sayings recently with his struggling …


Loyola Marymount looks to turn around disappointing season

With 40 years of experience coaching basketball, Loyola Marymount’s Max Good has collected a surplus of axioms and one-liners. He shared one of his favorite sayings recently with his struggling …


Gonzaga continues up-and-down season with loss to Memphis

Just when one thinks the Gonzaga Bulldogs may have turned a corner, they run into another roadblock. For the second straight game, the Bulldogs rallied from a 13-point deficit, only …


Bouldin worries most about reputation after suspension

Matt Bouldin took in the Gonzaga- Memphis game from a courtside seat at the Spokane Arena – or pretty much the last place he expected to be the first Saturday …


Bouldin worries about reputation after suspension

Matt Bouldin took in the Gonzaga-Memphis game from a courtside seat at the Spokane Arena – or pretty much the last place he expected to be the first Saturday in …


Memphis counters GU rally, wins 62-58

Gonzaga rallied from a 13-point deficit in the second half, but Memphis scored 9 of the game’s last 11 points and won 62-58 at the Spokane Arena.


Zags look to build NCAA tournament resume with a win against Memphis

After securing a road win over Portland on Thursday that keeps them in the thick of the West Coast Conference men’s basketball race, the Gonzaga Bulldogs now turn their attention …


Athletic Memphis in town to face Zags

After securing a road win over Portland on Thursday that keeps them in the thick of the West Coast Conference race, the Gonzaga Bulldogs now turn their attention to beefing …


Zags rally, hold off Portland

PORTLAND – The airborne chest bumps and high-fives after the final horn were a pretty good indicator of just how big this comeback win was for the Gonzaga Bulldogs. They …


Zags bounce back to beat Pilots

The Zags dug their way out of a 13-point deficit to overtake Portland 67-64 for a key West Coast Conference men’s basketball victory in front of a sellout crowd of …


Gonzaga enters second half of WCC season with Portland trip

PORTLAND – There have been some subtle and perhaps even a few significant changes in Gonzaga’s and Portland’s basketball teams since the Bulldogs’ 74-61 victory over the Pilots nearly a …


Gonzaga Bulldogs outlook

RECORD: 14-8 overall, 4-3 WCC COMING UP: Tonight at Portland, 8, ESPN2; Saturday vs. Memphis at Spokane Arena, 1 p.m., ESPN


Gonzaga will face different Pilots

There have been some subtle and perhaps even a few significant changes in Gonzaga’s and Portland’s basketball teams since the Bulldogs’ 74-61 victory over the Pilots nearly a month ago.


Gonzaga coach Few continues to tinker with different combinations

In a Gonzaga basketball season that has left the Zags constituency in various states of stupor, grief, incomprehension, grousing, worry, relief, humility and flummery – among the wild spikes of …


Gonzaga still looks for perfect combinations

In a Gonzaga basketball season that has left the Zags constituency in various states of stupor, grief, incomprehension, grousing, worry, relief, humility and flummery – among the wild spikes of …


Hard-working GU walk-ons rewarded with scholarships

Mike Hart was a freshman in the locker room when Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd informed the team that walk-on guard Andrew Sorenson had been rewarded with a scholarship. “At …


Gonzaga rewards walk-ons

Mike Hart was a freshman in the locker room when Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd informed the team that walk-on guard Andrew Sorenson had been rewarded with a scholarship. “At …


Dower’s career night helps Gonzaga end losing streak

When Sam Dower wasn’t playing much during the first couple months of the season, he didn’t waste time sulking. Dower spent time working on his game, particularly his defense and …


Dower leads Zags with 27 points

Redshirt freshman Sam Dower came off the bench to score a career-high 27 points, helping Gonzaga snap a three-game losing streak by beating San Diego 86-53 on Saturday night.


Zags concentrate on Saturday’s San Diego game

After a decade of dominating the West Coast Conference, Gonzaga is stuck in the middle of the current standings. Saint Mary’s, San Francisco and Santa Clara – all winners over …


Zags focus on San Diego game

After a decade of dominating the West Coast Conference, Gonzaga is stuck in the middle of the current standings. Saint Mary’s, San Francisco and Santa Clara – all winners over …


St. Mary’s sends Zags down to third consecutive loss

Mickey McConnell scored 27 points and hit a 13-foot shot in the closing seconds to lift the Gaels to a 73-71 men’s basketball victory over Gonzaga.


Gonzaga Bulldogs outlook

RECORD: 13-7 overall, 3-2 WCC COMING UP: Tonight vs. Saint Mary’s (ESPN2), 8 p.m.; Saturday vs. San Diego (KHQ) 5 p.m.


Bulldogs center creates perfect mixture of hard work, good fun

During Christmas break a couple of years ago, Robert Sacre and Steven Gray “borrowed” Austin Daye’s mattress and went sledding. Swimming in the ocean with his teammates after the Bulldogs …


Enthusiasm, hard work define Sacre

During Christmas break a couple years ago, Robert Sacre and Steven Gray “borrowed” Austin Daye’s mattress and went sledding.


Sophomore struggles

Gonzaga men’s basketball forward Elias Harris has some thoughts on why his performance this season hasn’t matched his impressive freshman year. Perhaps too many thoughts.