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UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019

Geno Crandall has overcome late arrival, injury to become a perfect fit at Gonzaga

Geno Crandall was the final piece of Gonzaga’s roster puzzle, but he didn’t fit in right away.

Former Gonzaga wing Jordan Mathews signs with pro team in Denmark

Jordan Mathews’ professional basketball career is taking him overseas.

UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018

Ex-Gonzaga guard Jordan Mathews works to stay in NBA after summer league with the Los Angeles Clippers

After not being selected in the 2017 NBA Draft, Jordan Mathews joined the New Orleans Pelicans last summer, and then signed with the Atlanta Hawks in September before getting released …

UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018

Ex-Gonzaga guard Jordan Mathews joining Clippers’ summer league team

Former Gonzaga guard Jordan Mathews has hooked up with the Los Angeles Clippers’ summer-league team. Mathews, who played with New Orleans in the 2017 NBA summer league, and David Michineau, …

UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018

John Blanchette: Battle-tested Bulldogs aiming for return to Final Four

For six months there was the happy hangover, the gratification of getting to where no Gonzaga team had been before. Then came the reset, the having to put it away …

Gonzaga’s Jordan Mathews will play summer ball for New Orleans Pelicans

Former Gonzaga Bulldog Jordan Mathews has reached an agreement to play for the New Orleans Pelicans in an NBA summer league.

Ex-Zag Jordan Mathews hoping to find alternative path to NBA

Jordan Mathews isn’t planning on watching the NBA Draft on Thursday. He isn’t hosting a watch party with family and friends.

Gonzaga’s roster could have new look again next season

Those way-too-early Top 25 polls are out and Gonzaga is sixth in one, 10th in another.

UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017

Jordan Mathews’ stay at Gonzaga was short but sweet

Jordan Mathews was one of three Gonzaga seniors – joining center Przemek Karnowski and reserve guard Rem Bakamus – who stepped out on the court in a Zags uniform on …

Gonzaga didn’t allow late-season loss to BYU to sink season

Gonzaga players talk frequently about following “a process.” But what exactly does that mean?

UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017

Mathews brothers, Jordan and Jonah, keeping tabs on each other

When Gonzaga’s Jordan Mathews looked behind him last week, he saw one familiar face he doesn’t ever see in the stands – his younger brother, Jonah. It’s not often that …

Jordan Mathews’ phone gets workout after hitting clutch 3-pointer

Gonzaga guard Josh Perkins didn’t make one of the biggest shots in Gonzaga’s postseason history but that didn’t stop him from watching the play over and over.

UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017

Jordan Mathews, Gonzaga deliver in crunch time to advance to Elite Eight

It was the best shot Jordan Mathews never saw go in. The senior guard buried a 3-pointer inside the final minute to give Gonzaga the lead and the second-ranked Zags …

UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017

John Blanchette: Jordan Mathews’ ride with Gonzaga has been short but sweet

Over the years, Gonzaga basketball has been the ultimate party mix. Charismatic big men, exotic imports from six continents, steady Eddie guards, second-chancers, glue guys, rock-star celebrities. And Jordan Mathews.

Gonzaga’s Mark Few and crew savor another Sweet 16

Among the numerous mileposts in Gonzaga’s 2017 season was one Saturday that went largely unnoticed. Gonzaga sealed its third straight Sweet 16, which hasn’t happened since the 1999 squad launched …

UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017

Bulldogs’ Jordan Mathews stops Northwestern’s ‘hammer’ with a little bit of luck

Some wins ride on a little more than just talent – they require a bit of luck.

UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017

Mathews brothers double up on NCAA tournament wins

Jordan Mathews was fully engaged watching younger brother Jonah, a freshman at USC, as the Trojans rallied from a huge deficit to knock off Providence in the First Four in …

Jordan Mathews sparks Gonzaga when it needed it most

Gonzaga needed something.

Cal transfer Jordan Mathews finds winning formula at top-ranked Gonzaga

Jordan Mathews’ scoring average and shot attempts – 3-pointers, 2-pointers, free throws – are down from his junior season at Cal. His win totals and happiness are way, way up.

J3, J-Mat, Z-bo and more: Playing the name game with Gonzaga

J3 held his ground and collected the rebound after forcing a wild, missed shot by San Francisco guard Charles Minlend. At the offensive end, Gonzaga swung the ball around the …

Buay Tuach powers Loyola Marymount offense from the perimeter

A look at the key matchup when Gonzaga plays Loyola Marymount on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 in Los Angeles.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017

Gonzaga’s Jordan Mathews finalist for Jerry West Award

Gonzaga’s Jordan Mathews was named one of 10 finalists Tuesday for the Jerry West Award, presented annually to college basketball’s top shooting guard.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017

Zags keep their guard up in victory over Saint Mary’s

Saint Mary’s offense starts with guards Joe Rahon and Emmett Naar. It may finish with a Calvin Hermanson 3-pointer or Jock Landale operating on the low block, but the two …

Road tests get tougher for fifth-ranked Gonzaga

Gonzaga’s first WCC road game brought a customary spirited effort from the home team.

Jordan Mathews, undefeated Zags keep putting up Ws but ‘don’t think about running the table’

Jordan Mathews isn’t too caught up in Gonzaga’s unbeaten record, but he has been keeping a close eye on one of the other unblemished teams in college basketball. That would …

3 in the Key with Gonzaga guard Jordan Mathews

Gonzaga senior guard Jordan Mathews sits down with S-R reporter Jim Meehan for a series of questions.

Gonzaga notes: GU guards share spotlight during undefeated start

The spotlight was squarely on Nigel Williams-Goss when the ex-Washington Husky faced his former team Wednesday wearing a Gonzaga No. 5 uniform.

Balanced approach tips scales in GU’s favor

Nigel Williams-Goss led Gonzaga in scoring against Iowa State on Sunday because, well, it was probably his turn.

Four transfers add to another promising season for Gonzaga

It was easy to spot Nigel Williams-Goss, Johnathan Williams and Jeremy Jones last season at Gonzaga home games. Stylishly dressed, they rebounded for teammates during warm-ups and then took a …

Gonzaga’s Jordan Mathews candidate for Jerry West Award

Gonzaga senior Jordan Mathews is one of 20 candidates for the Jerry West Award, given to the nation’s top shooting guard.