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Stories tagged: gonzaga

WCC adds Pacific for 10-team league

After three decades of stability, the West Coast Conference has been busy the last few years. The conference, which brought in BYU last season, announced Wednesday the addition of Pacific, …

GU gears up for Kentucky’s ‘40 minutes of dread’

KINGSTON, R.I. – March Madness brings out the best of the best, even when it comes to clever phrasemaking.

Gonzaga’s Palmer plays with her heart

KINGSTON, R.I. – Coming off an Elite Eight appearance and making a return trip to the Sweet 16 for the third straight season, there aren’t overwhelming amounts of firsts left …

Blanchette: Gonzaga women earned their spot

Ever so slightly overlooked in Gonzaga crashing yet another Sweet 16 in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament this week was the morsel of the Bulldogs holding the nation’s sixth-highest scoring …

Redemption song

Katelan Redmon didn’t want how she played Saturday, especially on offense, to be the last thing her hometown fans remembered of her at Gonzaga University. Redmon got into early foul …

Gonzaga men can’t buck Ohio State

Gonzaga clawed back from a 10-point deficit to forge a tie and somehow had a Consol Energy Center crowd roaring despite a preponderance of Ohio State scarlet in the stands. …

Gonzaga’s Standish named to Region 8 team

Gonzaga senior Kayla Standish is one of 52 nominees for the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s Division I All-American team. Standish was nominated from Region 8 with California’s Layshia Clarendon and …

Blanchette: Bulldogs showed fierce nature

PITTSBURGH – In a city that regards itself as a barometer for toughness, a remarkable clinical trial unfolded here Thursday evening.

Gonzaga dedicates game to young fan

PITTSBURGH – Brandon Chastain has been a powerful, pervasive influence in this Gonzaga basketball season.

Balanced Gonzaga punishes West Virginia in opener

PITTSBURGH – Any questions about how Gonzaga’s freshman backcourt would handle the NCAA tournament spotlight were answered in less than 3 minutes when Kevin Pangos and Gary Bell Jr. combined …

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.

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 …

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?

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 …

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 …

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.

BYU mirrors Gonzaga in title success

Gonzaga and BYU are accustomed to hanging conference championship banners.