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UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019

Mouth-watering potential matchups for Gonzaga at Battle 4 Atlantis

Thanksgiving week college basketball tournaments often follow turkey day protocol: an appetizer followed by a memorable main course. That should be the case for Gonzaga at the Battle 4 Atlantis …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019

Gonzaga-Southern Miss key matchup: Forward Boban Jacdonmi one of nation’s most improved players

Team and individual matchups don’t appear favorable for Southern Miss against eighth-ranked Gonzaga, but one to keep an eye on involves Golden Eagles senior forward Boban Jacdonmi.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 25, 2019

Gonzaga, Admon Gilder eye Battle 4 Atlantis championship after coming up short in 2015

Gonzaga and Admon Gilder have some history and some unfinished business in the Bahamas.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 25, 2019

Gonzaga remains No. 8 in AP basketball poll

Gonzaga’s holding pattern continues in the AP college basketball poll. The Zags haven’t budged from the No. 8 rating that was assigned to them in the preseason rankings.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 24, 2019

Gonzaga rewind: Zags’ Corey Kispert putting in work to regain shooting stroke

Corey Kispert has essentially been living at McCarthey Athletic Center and the Volkar Center practice gym. That applies whether Kispert is on fire – 28 points vs. Michigan State in …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019

Analysis: Gonzaga handles variety of Cal State Bakersfield defenses in 77-49 rout

The eighth-ranked Zags spent a good chunk of the contest at the foul line, which limited some of the flow of their offense but not the effectiveness in a 77-49 …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019

Gonzaga-Cal State Bakersfield: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Roadrunners

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 77-49 victory over Cal State Bakersfield at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019

Recap: No. 8 Gonzaga using balanced scoring to top Cal State Bakersfield, remian unbeaten

Filip Petrusev led five players in double figures as No. 8 Gonzaga downed Cal State Bakersfield 77-49 on Saturday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019

Gonzaga’s options multiply with Killian Tillie back in lineup

Tillie’s return extends the rotation to eight and allows for more flexibility as the Zags prepare for Saturday’s contest against CSU Bakersfield. The way Tuesday’s game played out offered insight …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019

Gonzaga-Cal State Bakersfield key matchups: Taze Moore, Shawn Stith challenge Bulldogs’ backcourt, frontcourt

Taze Moore and Shawn Stith, CSU Bakersfield’s top two scorers, both come off the bench. Moore, an athletic 6-foot-5 junior guard, averages 15 points on 57.7% shooting. Stith, a 6-9, …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019

Gonzaga rewind: Mavericks’ plan made Zags work for win

UT Arlington coach Chris Ogden needs no introduction to Gonzaga’s program. The second-year coach’s team lined up against the Zags a year ago, and the Mavericks lost by 34 points. …


John Blanchette: Killian Tillie proves good things come to Zags who wait

Killian Tillie’s belated entrée into the 2019-20 basketball season came at precisely 6:05 Tuesday evening, greeted with a clamor that made up in volume what it may have lacked in …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019

Analysis: Trio of seniors leads Gonzaga past Texas Arlington in first test of young season

Gonzaga finally faced adversity, a serious challenge and a physical foe that didn’t back down. The eighth-ranked Zags didn’t back down either.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019

Gonzaga-Texas Arlington: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Mavericks

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 72-66 win against UT Arlington.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019

TV Take: Gonzaga forced to adapt on both ends in hard-fought win over Texas Arlington

Two important things happened in Gonzaga’s 72-66 victory Tuesday night over visiting Texas Arlington: Killian Tillie returned to the court after his knee surgery and the eighth-ranked Zags were tested.


Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie makes season debut against Texas Arlington

The 6-foot-10 senior forward was in the starting lineup against UT Arlington at the McCarthey Athletic Center. He replaced freshman Anton Watson, who started the first four games.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019

Recap and highlights: No. 8 Gonzaga holds off Texas Arlington

Ryan Woolridge scored 19 points, Killian Tille made his season debut and the cold-shooting Gonzaga Bulldogs held off the Texas Arlington Mavericks, 72-66, at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019

Gonzaga-UT Arlington key matchup: Guard David Azore off to solid start for Mavericks

David Azore, a 6-foot-4, 205-pound sophomore, leads UT Arlington at 10.5 points per game. He only made 39% of his shots, but he’s 4 of 10 beyond the arc and …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019

Gonzaga coach Mark Few expects challenge from UT Arlington

Correction: Gonzaga’s first test of the season, thought to be on the agenda last Friday against Texas A&M, could come against UT Arlington on Tuesday.


Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev earns WCC player of the week honors

Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev was named WCC player of the week after two of the best games of his young career.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019

Gonzaga stays put at No. 8 while rest of AP top 10 reshuffles

Two more blowouts didn’t change Gonzaga’s position in the AP college basketball poll.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 17, 2019

Gonzaga’s handiwork on boards helps build 4-0 start

But perhaps the most important stat thus far is the rebounding numbers. The Zags are plus-17.8 per game, a gaudy number no matter the level of competition.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 16, 2019

Gonzaga rewind: Bulldogs bring plenty of bumps, bruises home with them from Texas

Gonzaga’s 79-49 dismantling of Texas A&M on Friday was a blowout over the final 30 minutes, but the Zags – and likely the coaching staff and fan base – still …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019

Analysis: Defense delivers happy homecoming for Gonzaga’s Texas trio in blowout win over Aggies

Gonzaga shut out Texas A&M over an 8-minute, 43-second stretch, turning a small deficit into a comfortable lead and providing all the cushion the eighth-ranked Zags would need in an …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019

Gonzaga-Texas A&M: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 79-49 victory over the Aggies

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s win over Texas A&M at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019

TV Take: Gonzaga shakes off slow start en route to dominant victory over Texas A&M

This was supposed to be Gonzaga’s first big test. And it was, but only for as long as it probably took viewers to find the SEC Network on their television …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019

Former Gonzaga guard Zach Norvell Jr. rejoins Los Angeles Lakers roster

Former Gonzaga Bulldog guard Zach Norvell Jr. is back on the Los Angeles Lakers’ roster after playing briefly in two games earlier this season.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019

Recap: Admon Gilder, Ryan Woolridge lead No. 8 Gonzaga past Texas A&M

Admon Gilder and Ryan Woolridge scored 16 points each and the Gonzaga Bulldogs rolled to big win over the Texas A&M Aggies on Friday.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Admon Gilder, Gonzaga’s Texas trio excited for trip to home state to face Texas A&M Aggies

Gilder is excited about facing Texas A&M, where he spent the previous four years of his career, but Gonzaga’s senior guard is off-the-charts amped to see his young daughter for …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Gonzaga-Texas A&M key matchup: Aggies’ Jay Jay Chandler could see a lot of former teammate Admon Gilder

We’ll go with Chandler, who came off the bench during Admon Gilder’s junior season at Texas A&M and was a part-time starter last year with Gilder sidelined by a blood …