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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 …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Gonzaga rewind: Bulldogs’ high-powered offense will encounter wide range of defensive schemes

It was one of numerous defensive tactics North Dakota employed, often without success, in GU’s 97-66 blowout victory Tuesday. There will be plenty more where that came from.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Longtime commits Julian Strawther, Dominick Harris officially sign with Gonzaga

Longtime Gonzaga commitments Dominick Harris and Julian Strawther made it official Wednesday.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Q&A: Former Gonzaga, rookie Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura on growing up in Japan – and dunking on LeBron James

Rui Hachimura, 21, is a forward for the Washington Wizards. He became the first Japanese player selected in the first round of the NBA draft when the team chose him …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Analysis: Inside job as Gonzaga pounds North Dakota 97-66

No. 8 Gonzaga used its superior size and strength inside to work over North Dakota to the tune of 64 paint points, fueling a 97-66 victory Tuesday in front of …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Gonzaga-North Dakota: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Fighting Hawks

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 97-66 victory against North Dakota at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

TV Take: Gonzaga, KHQ crew both shine with limited rotations in rout of North Dakota

Sometimes art imitates life. It happened Tuesday night during Gonzaga’s third easy win to start the season, this one 97-66 over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Recap and highlights: No. 8 Gonzaga dominates inside in win over North Dakota

Corey Kispert scored 20 points, Filip Petrusev had 19 points and 15 rebounds and the Gonzaga Bullodgs powered past the North Dakota Fighting Hawks.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Gonzaga not taking North Dakota lightly after 2017 scare

It looks like just another game on Gonzaga’s nonconference schedule, but it figures to have the full attention of the coaching staff and a few of the Zags’ upperclassmen. North …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Gonzaga-North Dakota key matchup: Marlon Stewart steers UND’s offense

The Zags can expect to see a steady diet of accomplished guards on opponents’ rosters. North Dakota senior Marlon Stewart is the next in line.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 11, 2019

Gonzaga stays at No. 8 in AP rankings

Gonzaga held on to the eighth spot – the Zags are just two points in front of No. 9 Virginia – while Kentucky moved into the top spot after defeating …