Stories tagged: Joel Ayayi
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
Gonzaga Bulldogs incoming freshman center Oumar Ballo and redshirt sophomore guard Joel Ayayi both were named to the All-Star Five team at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup in Heraklion, …
UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019, 6:55 p.m.
After missing the first two games of group play, Ballo has averaged 18.3 points and 13 assists in four contests.
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Ballo had 21 points, 17 rebounds and four blocked shots in an 84-74 victory over Puerto Rico 84-74 on Friday, lifting Mali into the semifinals. Mali had never advanced to …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 12:36 p.m.
Current and future Gonzaga players continue to be one of the major storylines at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Greece.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 4:56 p.m.
Joel Ayayi put on a show, but his Gonzaga teammate Filip Petrusev and Serbia got the win.
UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019, 9:05 p.m.
Gonzaga sophomores Filip Petrusev and Joel Ayayi helped their respective teams to wins Sunday for the second straight day at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Greece.
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019, 8:12 p.m.
Gonzaga sophomores Filip Petrusev and Joel Ayayi had strong first games Saturday at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Greece.
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 10:01 p.m.
It was a French treat, served up to Killian Tillie and Joel Ayayi on a silver platter moments after Gonzaga finished off Baylor 83-71 in the NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 5:12 p.m.
The McCarthey Athletic Center is still full but it doesn’t sound the same during Gonzaga’s holiday-break games.
Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 5 a.m.
Joel Ayayi isn’t picky about the pronunciation of his name. Good thing, because nearly everybody messes up not only his surname but his first name.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
Gonzaga-bound Filip Petrusev scored 29 points as Serbia outlasted host Latvia 99-90 Sunday to win the FIBA U18 European Championships. France, led by Gonzaga redshirt freshman Joel Ayayi’s 22 points, …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
Incoming Gonzaga forward Filip Petrusev and Serbia got the better of Zag redshirt freshman Joel Ayayi and France at the FIBA U18 European Championships.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 12:13 a.m.
It seems like the toughest time for Gonzaga’s foreign players is right around the holiday break, but for some their families visit them in Spokane, and a few even get …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
The nerves were going to be there under normal circumstances.
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 7:20 p.m.
Joel Ayayi, a 6-foot-5 combination guard from France, announced his commitment to Gonzaga on Thursday. He picked the Zags over Georgia Tech after visiting both schools earlier this month.