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UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019

Gonzaga No. 7 in USA Today coaches preseason poll

The USA Today coaches preseason poll released Thursday mirrors the AP Top 25 through the top six spots before the first difference. Gonzaga is No. 7 in the coaches’ rankings, …


Class of 2021 center Nathan Bittle planning Gonzaga visit

Gonzaga appears to be in the mix for another highly rated class of 2021 big man from the Pacific Northwest. Nathan Bittle, a 6-foot-10, 180-pound center at Crater High in …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019

Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie healing up, hoping for healthy senior year

Tillie is tired of talking about injuries for obvious reasons after missing 22 games last season due to a stress fracture and partially torn plantar fascia. The talented, 6-foot-10 forward …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 21, 2019

Indiana Pacers, former Gonzaga standout Domantas Sabonis agree to 4-year, $77 million extension

Domantas Sabonis is staying with the Indiana Pacers, and the former Gonzaga Bulldog will receive a huge pay raise beginning next season. He agreed to a four-year extension worth $77 …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 21, 2019

Gonzaga ranked No. 8 in preseason AP poll

Gonzaga is No. 8 in the preseason AP college basketball poll, matching the 2006 Zags for the program’s second highest preseason rating.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 19, 2019

Corey Kispert, Filip Petrusev help Gonzaga past Michigan State in preseason scrimmage

Gonzaga topped Michigan State 103-87 in a preseason scrimmage Saturday in Denver. The Spartans are expected to be ranked No. 1 when the AP preseason poll is released next week. …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019

Rob Curley: Revisit Zags’ rise with Big Ed and Q on eve of Bulldogs’ season

The evening will feature tons of cool videos, fun and revealing live interviews on stage with Gonzaga men’s assistant coach Tommy Lloyd and women’s head coach Lisa Fortier, as well …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019

Family matters to new Gonzaga grad assistant, former standout guard Gary Bell Jr.

Gonzaga sells its family atmosphere in recruiting and it apparently applies in coaching searches. For Bell, it worked on two levels. He thoroughly enjoyed his four-year run as a starting …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019

Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie makes watch list for Karl Malone Award

Preseason recognition continues to roll in for Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie. The senior forward is one of 20 players on the watch list for the Karl Malone Power Forward of the …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Ten Gonzaga sports teams – including men’s, women’s basketball – post 100% graduation rates

Ten Gonzaga teams achieved 100 percent graduation rates and student-athletes graduated at a 98 percent rate, tied for seventh nationally, according to the latest NCAA Graduation Success Rate (GSR) statistics.


Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie receives preseason third-team All-America recognition from CBS Sports

Killian Tillie was named to the CBS Sports preseason All-America third team.


Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert, Washington State’s CJ Elleby on watch list for Julius Erving Award

Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert and Washington State’s CJ Elleby are among 20 players on the watch list for the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

Gonzaga’s on-campus residence halls will be closed when Bulldogs host North Carolina

The top basketball game in the history of the McCarthey Athletic Center will happen this season when the North Carolina Tar Heels pack their bags and head more than 2,500 …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

Lakers waive former Gonzaga guard David Stockton

David Stockton’s training-camp stay with the Los Angeles Lakers is over after 11 days. The Lakers waived Stockton on Tuesday but the former Gonzaga guard could end up playing for …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019

Two Gonzaga games to air on CBS Sports Network

Add two more games to Gonzaga’s lineup of nationally televised games. The Zags’ matchups at Santa Clara (Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m.) and vs. Loyola Marymount (Feb. 6, 8 p.m.) will …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 13, 2019

Charlotte waives former Gonzaga point guard Josh Perkins

Former Gonzaga point guard Josh Perkins was waived by the Charlotte Hornets, the NBA team announced Sunday.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019

Gonzaga to appear at least 15 times on ESPN family of networks

Gonzaga will make at least 15 appearances on ESPN networks this season, including both dates with rival Saint Mary’s among eight WCC matchups, the conference announced.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019

Gonzaga coach Mark Few’s NIL comments prompt strong reaction on social media

Few reiterated he supports athletes having NIL rights as long as it can be regulated and the playing field stays level, but his comments about “grandstanding politicians” in a 3-minute, …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019

Washington Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura looks like a ‘wise veteran’ in first preseason game

The rookie selected ninth overall in this summer’s NBA draft made his exhibition opener Monday night appear like one of many highlights coming in his 2019-20 season reel.


Gonzaga coach Mark Few joins discussion of new California law

A new, controversial piece of legislation out of California sent the college basketball world into a frenzy over the past week.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019

Seasoned players pace Gonzaga in Kraziness in the Kennel scrimmage

Gonzaga’s Kraziness in the Kennel scrimmage – often ragged but packed with numerous examples of the team’s considerable potential – had just finished when coach Mark Few noticed his players …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019

John Blanchette: Gonzaga needs Killian Tillie to be whole as desperately as Tillie needs Tillie to be whole

On Thursday, the 6-foot-10 senior and presumptive drive train of these Bulldogs underwent surgery on his right knee, and a brief statement from the school said “his status will be …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019

‘Tricky Trio,’ including Jalen Suggs, among Gonzaga recruits taking in Kraziness in the Kennel

Dominick Harris orally committed to Gonzaga last year as a sophomore in high school, and from the moment he agreed to become a Bulldog, he has been the ultimate hype-man …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019

Gonzaga forward Killian Tillie sidelined after undergoing knee surgery

Gonzaga forward Killian Tillie has been bitten by the injury bug again. The senior forward is sidelined for an unspecified amount of time after undergoing a “knee procedure” Thursday, according …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019

Gonzaga freshman center Oumar Ballo waiting on NCAA eligibility decision

Gonzaga freshman center Oumar Ballo will participate in Kraziness in the Kennel on Saturday, but the Zags are waiting for a determination on his eligibility this season.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019

Gonzaga unveiling new-look roster at Kraziness in Kennel

The public’s first opportunity to see Gonzaga’s youthful basketball team comes Saturday at Kraziness in the Kennel.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019

Former Gonzaga guard David Stockton signs with Los Angeles Lakers

Former Gonzaga Bulldogs point guard David Stockton has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, the NBA team announced Friday.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019

Gonzaga in familiar role as favorite; Killian Tillie lone Zag named to preseason All-WCC team

The question wasn’t if Gonzaga would be the favorite in the WCC preseason poll. The question was how close the voting tally would be with rival Saint Mary’s poised to …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019

Former Gonzaga assistant, Eastern Washington head coach Ray Giacoletti joins Saint Louis’ staff

Former Gonzaga assistant coach and Eastern Washington head coach Ray Giacoletti is back in the coaching profession. He has been hired as assistant to the head coach on Travis Ford’s …


Gonzaga’s Roth, WSU’s Leach express concern with California law giving athletes profiting rights

Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth favors student-athletes receiving more than what NCAA rules allow currently, but he has strong reservations if that involves profiting off their name, image and likeness.