Stories tagged: Gonzaga basketball
Fri., June 21, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Josh Perkins, GU’s all-time assist leader, wasn’t selected in Thursday’s NBA Draft.
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 9:15 p.m.
Former Gonzaga guard Zach Norvell Jr. didn’t hear his name called in Thursday’s NBA draft but he quickly found an NBA opportunity.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 11:05 p.m.
John Blanchette: Despite their collegiate accomplishments, the toughest challenges still await this bunch of Bulldogs
Both players, Hachimura in particular, will have to endure the modern blather that suggests that any first-rounder who falls short of All-Pro status is somehow a bust.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 11:16 p.m.
Rui Hachimura, wearing special attire for the occasion, made history Thursday night in New York and Japan and contributed to another major milestone for Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 11:17 p.m.
NBA draft updates: History made as Rui Hachimura, Brandon Clarke give Gonzaga two first-round picks; Zach Norvell Jr. goes undrafted
The Gonzaga men’s basketball program has had two players selected in the first round of the NBA draft for the first time.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 6:08 p.m.
The Gonzaga Prep standout was one of 18 finalists out of 31 training-camp participants, but wasn’t selected for the final 12-man roster announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 7:55 p.m.
Japanese tennis players Naomi Osaka and Kei Nishikori are also Nissin brand ambassadors.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
Gonzaga’s starting five at the NBA draft: Projected first-round picks Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke, head coach Mark Few and assistant coaches Brian Michaelson and Tommy Lloyd.
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 8:32 p.m.
Guessing game has Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura, Brandon Clarke going in middle of first round at NBA draft
There are dozens of NBA mock drafts, top 100 rankings and best players available lists. Newspapers and television outlets are conducting live mock drafts.
UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 3:54 p.m.
Gonzaga incoming freshman Anton Watson is one of 18 finalists for the USA U19 World Cup team.
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 8:30 p.m.
Greg Foster Jr., who announced 10 days ago he was transferring from Gonzaga, has committed to St. Joseph’s.
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 6:46 p.m.
Gonzaga’s opening in the backcourt remains open. The Zags have been looking to add another veteran guard but it won’t be USC graduate transfer point guard Derryck Thornton. Thornton has …
UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019, 10:28 p.m.
Gonzaga is one of dozens recruiting Suggs, who also has football interest from the likes of Alabama, Ohio State, Notre Dame and Georgia. Several schools, including Tennessee, seem amenable to …
UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
The date is set for one of Gonzaga’s biggest home basketball games.
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Gonzaga Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke won’t know for sure where they will go until the NBA draft on June 20, but they received a pretty good indication Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
There will be a few former Zags on rosters, but the Gonzaga-centric Few Good Men will not be involved in The Basketball Tournament this summer.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019, 9:44 p.m.
Gonzaga has dominated the men’s basketball series recently with Washington, but the rivalry grew more interesting last year when the Zags escaped with an 81-79 win in Spokane. The programs …
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 4:16 p.m.
Greg Foster Jr. has entered his name in the transfer portal and isn’t expected to return to Gonzaga, according to a source.
Thu., June 6, 2019, 5:32 p.m.
The NCAA has approved moving the 3-point line to the international basketball distance, which probably won’t raise an eyebrow for the six international players on Gonzaga’s roster next season.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 7:27 p.m.
Four of Gonzaga’s opponents next season also made the list: North Carolina (No. 6), Arizona (15), Saint Mary’s (19) and Washington (21).
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 12:51 p.m.
On Thursday, June 27, former Zags basketball stars Kelly Olynyk, Steven Gray, David Pendergraft and Heather Bowman will headline the second “Gonzaga Legends” event at the Martin Woldson Theater at …
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 6:29 p.m.
Gonzaga knows it’ll play seven conference foes twice and two opponents just once under the WCC’s new scheduling system.
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
Killian Tillie is coming back, a decision that gives Gonzaga a cornerstone for next season and affords the talented forward an opportunity to elevate his draft stock.
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019, 7:13 p.m.
Killian Tillie’s status has been one of the biggest question marks regarding Gonzaga’s 2019-2020 roster, but it appears he will return for his senior season.
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019, 7:12 p.m.
North Carolina transfer Seventh Woods lists Gonzaga among his top three schools. Woods told The State newspaper of Columbia, South Carolina, that he’s also considering South Carolina and Michigan.
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 4:33 p.m.
Anton Watson, Gonzaga Prep standout and incoming Gonzaga Bulldog freshman, has been invited to the USA U19 World Cup team training camp.
UPDATED: Sun., May 19, 2019, 11:39 p.m.
Zach Collins didn’t know what to expect when he joined up with the Portland Trail Blazers as a gangly 7-foot rookie in the summer of 2017. Would he play right …
UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019, 7:40 p.m.
South Dakota State transfer David Jenkins Jr., who had Gonzaga in his final three, is headed to UNLV to be reunited with former Jackrabbits coach T.J. Otzelberger.
UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 6:28 p.m.
Gonzaga notebook: USC grad transfer Derryck Thornton sets dates for visit; Brandon Clarke lines up NBA workouts
USC graduate transfer Derryck Thornton is expected to visit Gonzaga from May 28-30.
UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 8 p.m.
Dan Dickau has experienced the Portland Trail Blazers organization in several capacities.