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Gonzaga-Santa Clara tip time changed to 7 p.m. on Feb. 4

The Gonzaga-Santa Clara men’s basketball game Saturday, Feb. 4, at the McCarthey Athletic Center has been moved to 7 p.m. on ESPN2.

Blanchette: Please use this constructive list while waiting for next week’s poll

Things to do while you’re waiting for the Gonzaga Bulldogs to climb to No. 1 in the polls next week – or while you’re working up outrage if they don’t:

Gonzaga routs San Diego, improves to 21-0

Here’s a stat you don’t see every day: Midway through the second half, Gonzaga had a 42-4 advantage in points in the paint.

TV Take: This season’s dominant, versatile Zags elevate Gonzaga basketball to a ‘new level’

It’s a long way to go back into the memory banks, but maybe, just maybe, UCLA fans of the late 1960s and early 1970s know this feeling. The feeling that …

GU-USD: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 79-43 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 79-43 win over San Diego on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 at the McCarthey Athletic …

Brett Bailey plays last game in his hometown for San Diego

It wasn’t just another basketball game for San Diego’s Brett Bailey. Thursday night was Bailey’s last game in the McCarthey Athletic Center, and the last time he’ll take the court …

Nigel Williams-Goss outduels San Diego’s top scorer

It was a two-man battle at the Kennel for the most points scored in eight minutes. Gonzaga’s top dog won. Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss outscored Olin Carter, San Diego’s top shooter …

Defense makes difference in Gonzaga’s win over San Diego

Gonzaga limited visiting San Diego to just seven field goals in the second half of its 79-43 win on Thursday.

Gonzaga’s Jordan Mathews doesn’t mind busy schedule

Gonzaga senior guard Jordan Mathews doesn’t mind the Zags’ busy schedule one bit. The Zags will finish out a five-game, 10-day stretch when they visit Pepperdine on Saturday. A rescheduled …

Killian Tillie watches Gonzaga’s domination of San Diego from bench

Gonzaga freshman forward Killian Tillie watched from the bench with the sprained ankle he suffered against Portland on Monday.

Gonzaga led by trio of stars in thrashing of San Diego

The race was on early. Would Nigel Williams-Goss set his career high for points? Would Przemek Karnowski improve on his career high for assists? Would Johnathan Williams establish a season …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 9:16 p.m.

Jill Barta’s buzzer-beating layup lifts Gonzaga women over San Diego

Jill Barta’s cutting layup at the buzzer was the difference as Gonzaga (16-4, 7-2) came from behind late and edged San Diego (9-10, 3-6) 57-55 in West Coast Conference play …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 10:21 p.m.

John Stockton to be inducted into WCC Hall of Honor

John Stockton, the former Gonzaga great and NBA Hall of Famer, will be inducted into the WCC’s Hall of Honor class in March as part of WCC Tournament festivities in …

Blanchette: Brett Bailey rediscovers stroke for Toreros

There is no award for most improved player in the West Coast Conference, which is either an oversight or acknowledgement that the league needs to put multiple teams in the …

First things first: Gonzaga entertains Toreros

Is it a slam-dunk Gonzaga will be ranked No. 1 when the polls are released Monday? Nope. Is it an open 5-footer on the low block that the Zags are …

U-Hi’s Brett Bailey leads the Toreros

Gonzaga-San Diego key matchups

Gonzaga has not lost at home to San Diego since 2000

Gonzaga has a winning percentage over 75–percent against the San Diego Toreros, and looks to win their 21st game of the season on Thursday night.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 8:45 p.m.

Gonzaga women face grudge games against San Diego, Pepperdine

Make no mistake: this is Payback Week for the Gonzaga women.

Gonzaga takes healthy approach with big center Karnowski

Opponents looking for Przemek Karnowski’s flaws might want to scrutinize his form on a yoga mat.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 11:39 p.m.

Gonzaga’s path to No. 1 opens up after Villanova, Kansas fall

Gonzaga’s path to No. 1 opened up Tuesday when upsets took down top-ranked Villanova and second-ranked Kansas.

Double up: Unbeaten Gonzaga takes second helping of victory, injury bug

Two days after having their hands full with the Pilots in Spokane, the Zags encountered little resistance in an 83-64 rout Monday at the Chiles Center in Portland. The odd …

TV Take: AAU vet Francis Williams offers unique insight into Zags

It was refreshing to hear a couple new items Monday night when the Bulldogs made up their weather-delayed contest at the University of Portland.

Killian Tillie’s injury overshadows Gonzaga’s win at Portland

Freshman forward Killian Tillie sprained his right ankle and needed assistance leaving the floor. The outcome had been decided – No. 3 Gonzaga would coast to an 83-64 victory over …

Despite sore hip, Nigel Williams-Goss leads Gonzaga in front of friends, family in Portland

Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss was in a hurry after Monday’s 83-64 victory over Portland, but he had good reason. More than 20 friends and relatives were waiting to see him …

Happy homecoming for Silas Melson in Gonzaga’s win at Portland

Portland native Silas Melson is making a habit of playing well in front of family and friends.

Smaller than normal student section for Gonzaga game in Portland’s Chiles Center

The Jan. 7 postponement of the Gonzaga at Portland game meant the Pilots had to do some scrambling with their student section for Monday’s rescheduled game.

GU-Portland: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 83-64 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 83-64 win over Portland on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 at the Chiles Center in …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 2:03 a.m.

Blanchette: Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s, BYU continue to dominate WCC

We know well the numbing duration of Gonzaga’s dominance of the WCC. We know, too, that only once since Brigham Young joined the league has someone other than the Zags, …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 2:02 a.m.

Bumpy ride as Gonzaga pulls away from Pilots for 73-52 win

Don’t let that final score – Gonzaga 73, Portland 52 – fool you. No. 4 Gonzaga spent most of Saturday’s game in that gray area where it wasn’t really in …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 2:04 a.m.

TV take: Debate continues on whether WCC teams help Gonzaga improve

Is it us or is it them? The endless debate was discussed, in many forms, Saturday night on the Gonzaga television broadcast.