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West Virginia ‘hillbilly’ unabashed about loyalties

Deep in the heart of Zag Nation, a hillbilly stands alone. Charles R. Huggins is the name, although “Hillbilly Huggins” is how he introduced himself to me on the phone.


Gonzaga-West Virginia at a glance

7 Gonzaga Region: East


Blanchette: Huggins fits in with Mountaineers

PITTSBURGH – Our last view of Bob Huggins was from the rear, as he trundled his way up the tunnel at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City in 2003, …


Pro golfer Stanley loves the Bulldogs

PITTSBURGH – If the new Bulldog head cover and the two putters with “Go Zags” on the left side of the faces didn’t give it away, professional golfer Kyle Stanley …


Rebounding could decide Gonzaga-West Virginia game

PITTSBURGH – Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd put together the scouting report for today’s NCAA tournament game against West Virginia and it’s a safe bet the word “rebounding” appears in …


Young Gonzaga long of tooth next to West Virginia

In a battle of birth certificates, Gonzaga is the more grizzled team for one of the rare times this season when compared to West Virginia.


Zags have a date with Rutgers

Technically speaking, there was a chance they wouldn’t hear their name called. But was there ever really any doubt?


Spokane pod: Gonzaga, Rutgers, Miami, Idaho State

No. 11 seed Gonzaga will take on sixth-seeded Rutgers on Saturday at McCarthey Athletic Center, followed by the matchup of No. 3 Miami vs. No. 14 Idaho State. Here’s a …


Predictions abound for Gonzaga men’s seeding, site

The Gonzaga men’s basketball team will find out this afternoon its seeding, its opponent and its destination in the NCAA tournament.


Gonzaga enters WCC tourney with few worries

LAS VEGAS – ’Tis the season for those March Madness buzzwords: RPI, strength of schedule, bubble teams, automatic bids, Bracketology and Selection Sunday.


WCC salutes four Gonzaga women

Following the Gonzaga University women’s basketball team’s eighth straight West Coast Conference title victory, the individual accolades started flowing in. Kayla Standish, Katelan Redmon, Haiden Palmer and Sunny Greinacher were …


Gonzaga’s Sacre, Pangos earn big WCC honors

The Gonzaga men’s basketball team was well represented when the West Coast Conference released its awards Tuesday.


Bulldogs men sneak past San Diego, 65-57

If you’re going to play your best basketball, might as well bring it out for crunch time in a close game.


GU women top BYU 77-60, clinch WCC title

Sharing just wasn’t something Katelan Redmon was prepared to do. Make no mistake, though – Redmon and the Bulldogs showed they were more than prepared to compete.


Blanchette: GU’s wins come harder than in old days

Gonzaga’s student take-the-hate- out-of-hoops movement to curb any potential faith-baiting of the guests from Brigham Young on Thursday night was all fine and noble.


Defense, free-throw shooting lift Gonzaga over BYU

Gonzaga got worked over on the offensive boards, didn’t shoot particularly well and turned the ball over too much. All painful, but not fatal. What the Bulldogs did do was …


BYU mirrors Gonzaga in title success

Gonzaga and BYU are accustomed to hanging conference championship banners. The Bulldogs have won 11 straight WCC men’s basketball titles, a run that will likely require two wins this week …


Standish looks back on stellar Gonzaga career

Almost instantly, Kayla Standish’s eyes welled up with tears. The standout senior paused on Tuesday to reflect on her four years with the Gonzaga women’s basketball program – but it …


Standish looks back on stellar Gonzaga career

Almost instantly, Kayla Standish’s eyes welled up with tears.


BYU mirrors Gonzaga in title success

Gonzaga and BYU are accustomed to hanging conference championship banners.


Palmer energizes Gonzaga in win over Waves

Not more than two weeks ago, Gonzaga coach Kelly Graves was discussing the “gritty and tough” qualities Gonzaga redshirt sophomore guard Haiden Palmer possesses. After scoring a team-high 15 points …


Dons trip Bulldog men in final seconds for WCC win

Rashad Green scored on a short leaner with 3.3 seconds left to lift San Francisco to a 66-65 win over No. 24 Gonzaga on Saturday.


GU women overcome slow start, cruise past Pepperdine

Not more than two weeks ago, Gonzaga coach Kelly Graves was discussing the “gritty and tough” qualities Gonzaga redshirt sophomore guard Haiden Palmer possesses.


Bowen powers Gonzaga women past Santa Clara

Not more than a minute into her postgame interview following Gonzaga’s landslide victory on Thursday night, Kelly Bowen received a welcomed interruption. She was informed that the BYU women’s basketball …


Gonzaga men shake off pesky Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – There was nothing easy about it, but it probably shouldn’t have been this hard.


Bowen powers Gonzaga women past Santa Clara

Not more than a minute into her postgame interview following Gonzaga’s landslide victory on Thursday night, Kelly Bowen received a welcomed interruption.


Desmond Tutu to speak at Gonzaga’s commencement

Nobel Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu will be Gonzaga University’s commencement speaker in May.


Gonzaga’s defense bewilders rivals

The numbers have told the story, good or bad, of Gonzaga’s 3-point defense through the years.


Zags, Cougars selected women’s hosts for 2013

Spokane continues to draw the right kind of attention, as the NCAA announced Monday that Gonzaga and Washington State universities have been selected to host 2013 women’s NCAA Division I …


GU back in polls; Pangos honored

Men’s basketball: Gonzaga, in and out of the rankings a couple times this season, returned to the AP and ESPN/USA Today Top 25 polls at No. 24 after wins over …