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Stories tagged: Gonzaga Bulldogs

Outside noise won’t change Gonzaga’s tune at WCC tournament and beyond

Gonzaga isn’t ranked No. 1 anymore but that hasn’t stopped the chatter surrounding one of the nation’s most talked about programs.

Gonzaga’s Williams-Goss named Academic All-American

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-American first team.

UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 6:48 p.m.

Gonzaga men will find out soon enough if loss turns out to be good

Gonzaga will find out in the near future if there is such a thing as a good loss, if a loss can somehow prove beneficial in the long run.

UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 12:48 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Williams-Goss semifinalist for Naismith Trophy

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss is one of 10 semifinalists for the Naismith Trophy, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Wednesday.

Blanchette: Believe it, Mark Few should be favorite for national coach of the year

No, the timing of this proposition is not spectacular.

Nigel Williams-Goss named WCC Player and Newcomer of the year

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss doubled up on WCC awards and Mark Few was voted Coach of the Year, the conference announced Tuesday.

Gonzaga’s Lisa Fortier named WCC Coach of the Year; Kudron, Barta make first team

WCC champion Gonzaga picked up some more hardware on Tuesday.

Gonzaga slides to No. 4 in both major polls

Gonzaga dropped to No. 4 in both major polls, ending a

Loss stings, but Gonzaga’s goals remain the same

Before Saturday, the Zags seemed immune to the wonderful zaniness that is college basketball.

Riccardo Fois analyzes stats to get most out of Bulldogs

Statistics reveal the basic ins-and-outs of every basketball game – but how do they determine an outcome? Gonzaga’s assistant video coordinator Riccardo Fois analyzes which statistics are important to an …

UCLA scores early in taking a 5-4 baseball victory over Gonzaga

UCLA scored four runs in the second inning and added another in the third which the Bruins rode to a 5-4 victory over Gonzaga on Sunday in Los Angeles.

Gonzaga sputters in crunch time, falls to BYU in rare close game

It looked like No. 1 Gonzaga was going to treat BYU the same way it treated its first 17 WCC opponents this season.

Blanchette: Zags get 29-and-oh-so-close

Just 29-1. How terrible could that possibly be?

TV Take: Announcers, like Gonzaga, have an off-night in The Kennel

As the Cougars’ 79-71 upset in the Kennel unfolded Saturday night on ESPN, those watching at home had to deal with translating what we were hearing from the television set.

Gonzaga women fall after fourth-quarter run by BYU

Kalani Purcell scored 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting and BYU used a 15-0 fourth-quarter run to beat Gonzaga 71-63 on Saturday in Provo, Utah, in the West Coast Conference regular-season …

BYU upsets Gonzaga, ends Zags’ bid at unbeaten regular season

It was a rout, then a ballgame and ultimately a nailbiter.

Gonzaga-BYU: 3 keys to the Cougars’ 79-71 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 79-71 loss to BYU on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at the McCarthey Athletic Center …

BYU’s Eric Mika hit the shots that demoralized Gonzaga’s bid for undefeated season

Eric Mika’s jump shot with 1 minute remaining will linger in the minds of Gonzaga fans for a while.

Gonzaga’s Senior Night doesn’t go quite as planned

There were a few smiling faces left in the Kennel on Saturday night, but they weren’t wearing Gonzaga colors.

Blanchette: Przemek Karnowski and his beard have endeared themselves to Zags fans

It is not enough that Przemek Karnowski is 7-foot-1 and teeters on either side of 300 pounds, depending on the day’s breakfast. Nor is it enough that he plays basketball …

Rem Bakamus has filled unique role, created following as reserve for Gonzaga since 2012

Senior Night will never be easy. Rem Bakamus knows that much.

Cal transfer Jordan Mathews finds winning formula at top-ranked Gonzaga

Jordan Mathews’ scoring average and shot attempts – 3-pointers, 2-pointers, free throws – are down from his junior season at Cal. His win totals and happiness are way, way up.

BYU stands out as last obstacle in Gonzaga’s pursuit of unblemished regular season

BYU was Gonzaga’s first test after the Zags reached No. 1 last month. GU won, 85-75, in Provo but was pushed by the Cougars. The Zags are still No. 1 …

BYU presents Gonzaga with tough tasks, inside and out

A look at the key matchups for Gonzaga in its men’s basketball game against BYU on Saturday, Feb. 25 2017.

Gonzaga faces its historically toughest conference opponent in pursuit of perfection

The last regular season game for the Gonzaga Bulldogs, and the final hurdle for them to clear before completing their perfect 30-0 season, is a home match versus the BYU …

Josh Perkins, Jordan Mathews shake off slight struggles to guide No. 1 Gonzaga’s romp

It was as if Gonzaga was allowed to diagram how it wanted the game against San Diego to unfold Thursday night.

No. 1 Gonzaga clinches outright WCC title with 96-38 win over San Diego

Gonzaga blew out San Diego early, rolling up a 28-point halftime lead and coasting to a 96-38 victory Thursday at the Jenny Craig Pavilion in San Diego.

TV Take: ‘Total transmission failure’ happened to more than San Diego’s defense

The idea was a simple one. Watch the Gonzaga women play live in the McCarthey Athletic Center on Thursday evening and set the DVR for the men’s game from San …

Gonzaga women rally on Senior Night, secure WCC title

The excitement built up from the majority of wins throughout the regular season doesn’t usually linger for long. Sure, the Zags celebrate and they congratulate each other, but there’s no …

Gonzaga-San Diego: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 96-38 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 96-38 win over San Diego on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at the Jenny Craig …