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Stories tagged: Gonzaga Bulldogs


UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 6:46 p.m.

Grad transfer Derryck Thornton, who visited Gonzaga, commits to Boston College

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.

Two-sport star Jalen Suggs high on Gonzaga, and vice versa

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.

Gonzaga will host ACC power North Carolina on Dec. 18

The date is set for one of Gonzaga’s biggest home basketball games.


UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 5:08 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura, Brandon Clarke invited to NBA draft green room

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.

Few Good Men sidelined from The Basketball Tournament for first time in four years

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, Washington extend basketball series for four games through 2024 season

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.

Point guard Greg Foster Jr. transferring from Gonzaga

Greg Foster Jr. has entered his name in the transfer portal and isn’t expected to return to Gonzaga, according to a source.


New 3-point distance could assist Gonzaga’s offense

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.

Gonzaga takes No. 7 spot in ESPN’s ‘Way-Too-Early Top 25’

Four of Gonzaga’s opponents next season also made the list: North Carolina (No. 6), Arizona (15), Saint Mary’s (19) and Washington (21).


Gonzaga women’s rowing ends season on high note with fifth straight trip to NCAA Championships

After two days of traveling back from the three-day NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, Marisa Wortman enjoyed the quiet and calm of a relatively empty Gonzaga campus on Tuesday.


UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019, 5:06 p.m.

Gonzaga pitcher Casey Legumina selected by Minnesota Twins in MLB draft

Legumina made four starts this year, none after March 8, when he left after 73 pitches.


UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 12:51 p.m.

‘Gonzaga Legends’ event returns for summer show just in time for Hoopfest

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 …


Gonzaga women’s rowing takes fourth in varsity eight race on second day of NCAA Championships

The Bulldogs’ varsity eight boat crossed the finish line in 6:54.132, nearly 10 seconds behind first-place Harvard (6:45.012).


UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019, 10:30 p.m.

Area roundup: Gonzaga’s varsity eight boats place fifth during first day of NCAA Championships

The Gonzaga women’s rowing team finished fifth in the varsity eight and second varsity eight races Friday during the first day of the NCAA Championships at the Indianapolis Rowing Center …


UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019, 10:30 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s coach Lisa Fortier soaks up time at USA Basketball Junior National Team trials

Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier still has a few things to learn about the international game.


UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 6:29 p.m.

Gonzaga basketball will face Portland and Pacific once during 16-game conference schedule

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’s return bolsters Gonzaga’s experience, frontcourt

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.

Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie expected to return for senior season

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 says Gonzaga in his top three

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: Fri., May 24, 2019, 11:09 p.m.

Gonzaga’s baseball season ends with loss to Saint Mary’s at West Coast Conference Championship

Joe Vranesh’s three-run homer to left-center in the seventh inning Friday snapped a 1-all tie, and Saint Mary’s held off Gonzaga 4-3 in a West Coast Conference Championship loser-out game …


UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 10:53 p.m.

Gonzaga falls to Saint Mary’s in WCC Tournament opener

Bryce Willitts hit a three-run home run, and Saint Mary’s defeated Gonzaga 7-3 Thursday in the opening round of the West Coast Conference Tournament in Stockton, California.


UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 4:33 p.m.

Gonzaga-bound Anton Watson earns invite to USA U19 World Cup training camp

Anton Watson, Gonzaga Prep standout and incoming Gonzaga Bulldog freshman, has been invited to the USA U19 World Cup team training camp.


UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 9:58 p.m.

Area women’s doubles team from Gonzaga, Washington State bow out at NCAA Tournament

Women’s doubles teams from Gonzaga and Washington State saw their seasons come to a close Wednesday after setbacks at the NCAA Tennis Doubles Championship at the USTA National Campus.


UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 8:25 p.m.

Gonzaga slugger Troy Johnston among the nation’s doubles leaders

Johnston, now third in the country in doubles (26), is one away from the Gonzaga single-season record.


UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 8:35 p.m.

Washington State’s Tiffany Mylonas, Hikaru Sato achieve program first at NCAA Tennis Tournament

Tiffany Mylonas and Hikaru Sato became the first Washington State pair to win a match at the NCAA Tennis Doubles Championship when they rallied for a 1-6, 7-5, 10-7 victory …


Gonzaga’s athletic teams post nation’s second-highest Academic Progress Rate score

Gonzaga’s athletics programs combined to post the nation’s second-highest Academic Progress Rate (APR) score of 997, according to data released by the NCAA.


UPDATED: Sun., May 19, 2019, 11:39 p.m.

Ex-Zag Zach Collins proving he belongs in NBA

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, 10:55 p.m.

Area roundup: North Idaho softball wins twice at NWAC Championship

Maddy Mott threw a five-hitter, and North Idaho topped Clackamas 5-1 Saturday in a second-round game at the NWAC Softball Championship at Merkel Complex.


UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019, 7:40 p.m.

South Dakota State transfer David Jenkins, who had Gonzaga as finalist, picks UNLV

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.


Area roundup: Nick Trogrlic-Iverson’s strong outing leads Gonzaga baseball past Loyola Marymount

Nick Trogrlic-Iverson pitched seven shutout innings and Nick Nyquist hit a solo homer Friday to lead Gonzaga to a 1-0 win over Loyola Marymount to open a West Coast Conference …