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Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura’s contributions help Japan earn spot in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura is positioned to add another significant accomplishment to his basketball career.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019

Gonzaga’s Brandon Clarke newest member of the Bulldogs’ flight club

Brandon Clarke isn’t exactly sure how high he jumps. Gonzaga men’s basketball training guru Travis Knight isn’t either, but he has a pretty good idea.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019

Former Gonzaga standout Ira Brown on the mend to resume pro career in Japan

The 36-year-old former Gonzaga Bulldog can’t recall missing a game due to injury, but a nagging knee injury has finally put him on the sidelines.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019

Ira Brown, Rui Hachimura share Gonzaga, Japan connection

Back to when Ira Brown first started playing professional basketball in Japan in 2011. Back before Hachimura started playing basketball.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura scores 25 points in Japan’s World Cup victory

Rui Hachimura led the way Monday, scoring 25 points as Japan picked up another huge win, 75-60 over Iran, in the FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers. Hachimura, Gonzaga’s 6-foot-8 junior …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura, former Zag Ira Brown spark Japan’s World Cup win

A couple of Gonzaga basketball players, current junior forward Rui Hachimura and former Zag wing Ira Brown, helped Japan cruise to victory Thursday in the FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers.

UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018

Gael Force blows away Few Good Men in second round of The Basketball Tournament

Omar Samhan showed he could multi-task, playing effective basketball while carrying on running conversations with anyone – refs, spectators, opposing players, an ESPN camera man as he walked off the …

Gonzaga alums in Few Good Men live up to name at The Basketball Tournament

They only have a few set plays, they’re rarely able to practice together and some are juggling work schedules.

Former Zags Josh Heytvelt, Ira Brown reunite in Japan

Ira Brown has played basketball professionally in Mexico, Argentina, the Philippines and on the USA 3-on-3 team. Josh Heytvelt has had stints in Turkey sandwiched around stops in Italy and …