Stories tagged: killian tillie
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020
Gonzaga doesn’t lack for motivation entering its final five regular-season games. The biggest source arrived last Saturday when the NCAA Tournament selection committee projected the Zags over San Diego State …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 9, 2020
The smooth senior forward connected on 7 of 10 shots, three 3-pointers and scored 19 points – at 50% to 60% of full strength coming off a sprained ankle, in …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 6, 2020
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie has been named one of 10 candidates for the Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 2, 2020
Of course, that didn’t stop a commentator on ESPN’s college basketball wrap-up show Saturday night from trotting out the familiar refrain that it’s hard to gauge the Zags because they’re …
Sat., Feb. 1, 2020
Killian Tillie didn’t play in Saturday’s game against San Francisco, two days after spraining his left ankle versus Santa Clara.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
The injury update on Killian Tillie was generally considered positive, though coach Mark Few said in Friday radio interview that the senior forward could be limited for a while.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 30, 2020
Tillie swatted Jalen Williams’ shot with about 9 minutes remaining in the first half before tumbling to the court. He exited the court without putting any weight on his left …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 29, 2020
Yes and no. The Zags (21-1, 7-0 WCC) have owned the series with 20 straight wins, but they’ve had several close calls at the Leavey Center, site of Thursday’s 7:30 …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020
Finding the right way to describe a subject can be tough, especially one that is complex with multiple layers.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
Senior forward Killian Tillie is the most experienced Zag with 99 career games. Senior guard Admon Gilder has the most collegiate experience with 119 career contests – 98 at Texas …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020
Vrankic, a 6-foot-9, 215-pound junior, is coming off a breakout game with 22 points, including the game-winner with 9.4 seconds left in a 67-66 upset over Saint Mary’s last Saturday.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 12, 2020
Anton Watson tumbled into the padded stanchion that supports the rim and backboard and knew immediately his left shoulder had popped out of place again.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020
Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev has been named to the Wooden Award midseason top 25 watch list. Petrusev is one of five new additions, along with former Washington State guard Malachi Flynn …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 5, 2020
Killian Tillie isn’t at full speed, but his on-court performance suggests otherwise. The senior forward delivered 22 points against Portland and 20 versus Pepperdine, influencing two hard-fought victories, particularly Saturday …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
Gonzaga is in the midst of a nine-day span between games, but the Zags won’t go nearly that long away from basketball.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 24, 2019
Traveling to see family for Christmas is commonplace. Whether it be across town or across the country, families make it work.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 22, 2019
Opponents are emptying the defensive playbook at Gonzaga, trying to deal with the Zags’ size, balance, transition game and ability to get to the free-throw line. Eastern Washington head coach …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 8, 2019
Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s win against Washington in Seattle.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
Team and individual matchups don’t appear favorable for Southern Miss against eighth-ranked Gonzaga, but one to keep an eye on involves Golden Eagles senior forward Boban Jacdonmi.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 24, 2019
Corey Kispert has essentially been living at McCarthey Athletic Center and the Volkar Center practice gym. That applies whether Kispert is on fire – 28 points vs. Michigan State in …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
Tillie’s return extends the rotation to eight and allows for more flexibility as the Zags prepare for Saturday’s contest against CSU Bakersfield. The way Tuesday’s game played out offered insight …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 72-66 win against UT Arlington.
Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
The 6-foot-10 senior forward was in the starting lineup against UT Arlington at the McCarthey Athletic Center. He replaced freshman Anton Watson, who started the first four games.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 10, 2019
When will the senior forward join his Gonzaga teammates full time? Well, even he isn’t sure.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
Gonzaga senior Killian Tillie and Washington State sophomore CJ Elleby were named to preseason watch list for the Wooden Award.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie on Monday was named to watch lists for the Naismith Trophy and National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Player of the Year awards.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 3, 2019
The longtime Gonzaga assistant basketball coach has guided the program’s global recruiting, one of the driving forces in the Zags’ rise as a national power.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
The Zags did little damage with 3-pointers while piling up paint points in a 103-87 win over top-ranked Michigan State in a recent closed-door scrimmage.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Gonzaga gets chance to find its footing against NAIA Lewis-Clark State College in exhibition matchup
Finally, an actual game. Sort of. The Gonzaga Bulldogs entertain Lewis-Clark State College on Friday in an exhibition matchup that won’t count on the Zags’ record.
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Gonzaga has just four returning players, but don’t expect to see the 2018-19 versions of Killian Tillie, Corey Kispert, Filip Petrusev and Joel Ayayi this season. All four are slated …