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UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020

Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev will be game-day decision in lone regular-season meeting with Pacific

Petrusev will be game-day decision against visiting Pacific on Saturday. The Zags’ leading scorer and rebounder wasn’t on the practice floor much this week, spending the majority of his time …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020

Gonzaga-Pacific key matchup: Taming Tigers’ Jahlil Tripp won’t be easy

Pacific is led in nearly every way by senior Jahlil Tripp.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020

Nebraska four-star guard Hunter Sallis expected to visit Gonzaga this weekend

Hunter Sallis, a four-star combo guard in the 2021 class, will visit Gonzaga this weekend.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020

‘Balance,’ ‘Fun,’ ‘Scary’: Gonzaga players take simple approach to describing this year’s team

Finding the right way to describe a subject can be tough, especially one that is complex with multiple layers.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020

Gonzaga commit Jalen Suggs named to McDonald’s All-Star game roster

Jalen Suggs, the five-star recruit who orally committed to Gonzaga earlier this month, has been selected to the McDonald’s All-American game roster.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020

Former Gonzaga standout Domantas Sabonis compiles strong case for NBA All-Star selection

John Stockton is the only former Gonzaga player to make an All-Star game roster, but that could change in the near future. The 23-year-old Sabonis has put together an impressive …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 21, 2020

Admon Gilder, Killian Tillie healing up for Zags, and it shows on court

Senior forward Killian Tillie is the most experienced Zag with 99 career games. Senior guard Admon Gilder has the most collegiate experience with 119 career contests – 98 at Texas …


Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert named WCC player of the week

Gonzaga junior wing Corey Kispert was named WCC player of the week after averaging 17.5 points in two victories last week.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 20, 2020

Gonzaga drops to No. 2 behind Baylor in AP basketball poll

Gonzaga’s four-week run at the top of the AP college basketball poll is over.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 19, 2020

Gonzaga rewind: Zags successfully navigating numerous injuries, opponents

The most impressive thing about the Zags’ 20-1 start is how they’ve navigated every injury roadblock and continued to play at a high level.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Analysis: Gonzaga loses Filip Petrusev to ankle injury, still rolls past BYU 92-69

Gonzaga has seen way too many of these this season: Another painful victory.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Dan Thompson: Gonzaga again refuses to shrink in the big moment, even when its number of healthy players does

Yoeli Childs took the floor during warmups looking the part of someone who was going to play Saturday night, only to occupy one of the first three seats on the …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Gonzaga-BYU: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Cougars

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key matchup from Gonzaga’s 92-69 win at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Gonzaga forward Filip Petrusev suffers ankle injury in second half against BYU

Gonzaga’s frontcourt absorbed another blow Saturday when sophomore forward Filip Petrusev went down with lower right leg injury in the second half against BYU.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Recap and highlights: No. 1 Gonzaga beats BYU, Zags big man Filip Petrusev suffers ankle injury

Killian Tillie scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Gonzaga Bulldogs power past the BYU Cougars, 92-69, Saturday night at McCarthey Athletic Center in a game that …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 17, 2020

Gonzaga, BYU renew entertaining series at the Kennel

It’s rarely boring when BYU makes its annual visit to the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 17, 2020

Gonzaga-BYU key matchup: Grad transfer Jake Toolson brings versatility, experience to Cougars

Senior guards TJ Haws and Jake Toolson are next in line, but we’ll go with Jake Toolson, a grad transfer from Utah Valley who played at BYU as a freshman.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020

Analysis: Gonzaga lights up scoreboard, shuts down Santa Clara in 104-54 rout

Gonzaga leads the nation in scoring, so nights like Thursday’s 104-54 blowout over visiting Santa Clara are hardly uncommon. But even by the top-ranked Bulldogs’ lofty standards, they flat-out put …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020

Gonzaga-Santa Clara: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Broncos

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 104-54 win at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020

TV Take: Gonzaga displays WCC dominance in thumping of second-place Santa Clara

Santa Clara entered Thursday night’s matchup with top-ranked Gonzaga sporting a 15-3 record and the West Coast Conference’s second-best league record.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020

Gonzaga freshman forward Anton Watson will have shoulder surgery, out for the season

Anton Watson, whose left shoulder has popped out of place in four games, including last Saturday’s road win over Loyola Marymount, will undergo surgery and miss the remainder of the …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020

Recap and highlights: No. 1 Gonzaga routs Santa Clara

Joel Ayayi scored 19 points to lead five Bulldogs in double-figures and GU rolled past Santa Clara on Thursday night in the Kennel.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020

No. 1 Gonzaga trying to extend WCC lead during homestand

The top-ranked Bulldogs (18-1, 4-0) face the three teams – Thursday vs. Santa Clara (15-3, 2-1), Saturday vs. BYU (13-5, 2-1) and Jan. 25 vs. Pacific (14-5, 2-1) – right …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020

Gonzaga-Santa Clara key matchup: Versatility the calling card for Josip Vrankic, Killian Tillie

Vrankic, a 6-foot-9, 215-pound junior, is coming off a breakout game with 22 points, including the game-winner with 9.4 seconds left in a 67-66 upset over Saint Mary’s last Saturday.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 14, 2020

Roger Powell Jr. seamless fit on Gonzaga’s coaching staff

First-year Gonzaga assistant Roger Powell Jr. is proficient at key tasks, but he’s also capable of adding a personal touch. He can compile scouting reports and then suit up and …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 14, 2020

Gonzaga’s trio of 2020 commitments earn McDonald’s All-American game nominations

Gonzaga’s 2020 commitments Dominick Harris, Julian Strawther and Jalen Suggs have been nominated for the McDonald’s All-American game.


Johnathan Williams was baking cookies and ‘chilling’ at his aunt’s when Wizards called

Johnathan Williams suddenly had time on his hands. On Jan. 4, he made his fifth consecutive start with the Washington Wizards and after the game, Williams went to see general …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 13, 2020

Gonzaga women remain No. 16; Jenn Wirth named player of week

Unlike several other teams in the Associated Press Top 25 poll, the Gonzaga women avoided the upset bug. However, despite the turmoil – 11 ranked teams lost at least one …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 13, 2020

Gonzaga holds onto No. 1 ranking but Baylor gains ground

Gonzaga remained atop the AP college basketball rankings, but fast-rising Baylor is right on the Bulldogs’ heels.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 12, 2020

Gonzaga considering options with Anton Watson’s recurring shoulder issues

Anton Watson tumbled into the padded stanchion that supports the rim and backboard and knew immediately his left shoulder had popped out of place again.