Stories tagged: mark few
Sun., Oct. 6, 2019, 9:11 p.m.
A new, controversial piece of legislation out of California sent the college basketball world into a frenzy over the past week.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019, 10:03 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Kraziness in the Kennel scrimmage – often ragged but packed with numerous examples of the team’s considerable potential – had just finished when coach Mark Few noticed his players …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019, 11:17 p.m.
John Blanchette: Gonzaga needs Killian Tillie to be whole as desperately as Tillie needs Tillie to be whole
On Thursday, the 6-foot-10 senior and presumptive drive train of these Bulldogs underwent surgery on his right knee, and a brief statement from the school said “his status will be …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019, 6:13 p.m.
The question wasn’t if Gonzaga would be the favorite in the WCC preseason poll. The question was how close the voting tally would be with rival Saint Mary’s poised to …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
It’s another marquee matchup for Gonzaga basketball, but this one won’t go down in the win-loss column. Gonzaga and Michigan State, which will likely be No. 1 in the AP …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Gonzaga continues to fill out its nonconference basketball schedule.
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 5:28 p.m.
Star-studded field set to take on Coeur d’Alene Resort golf course at the Showcase celebrity tournament
The most valuable player of the Showcase celebrity golf tournament has been the money – over $13 million raised for the Community Cancer Fund.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 7:27 p.m.
Four of Gonzaga’s opponents next season also made the list: North Carolina (No. 6), Arizona (15), Saint Mary’s (19) and Washington (21).
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 5:35 p.m.
Assistant Donny Daniels is leaving Gonzaga, but he’s not quite ready to completely call it quits after four decades in the coaching profession. He’s expected to join Utah’s staff as …
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 10:35 p.m.
They’ll settle college basketball’s national championship on Monday night in Minneapolis, and it’s entirely possible the winner will score more than 60 points.
Tue., April 2, 2019
The Gonzaga Bulldogs basketball team didn’t make the Final Four, but they completed a remarkable season as an elite team in other laudable arenas.
Mon., April 1, 2019, 2:52 p.m.
Gonzaga was college basketball’s No. 1 team in offensive efficiency according to the respected Kenpom metric. Texas Tech was No. 1 in defensive efficiency. Only one could go to the …
UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
They gathered one last time as a team in the locker room. Gonzaga head coach Mark Few knew there was nothing he could say that would mend his players’ broken …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 9:20 p.m.
Down the road, there figures to be an ESPN 30 for 30 on Gonzaga’s rise to national prominence and Mark Few’s probable Hall of Fame coaching career.
Fri., March 22, 2019, 7:11 p.m.
Mark Few was selected coach of the year. Junior forwards Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke were named first team and sophomore wing Zach Norvell Jr. made second team.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 11:51 a.m.
Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura was named first-team All-America by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and Mark Few is a finalist for the USBWA’s Coach of the Year Award.
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 9:58 p.m.
John Blanchette: On a topsy-turvy Selection Sunday, Gonzaga avoids another upset, holding on to No. 1 seed
So in case the Gonzaga Bulldogs still didn’t have that top-line feeling back after Terrible Tuesday, they were given an imprimatur on Selection Sunday. And they had nothing to do …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 9:03 p.m.
As a graduate assistant, Jorge Sanz can be found behind the Gonzaga bench during games and hands-on with the players during practice.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 2:02 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few, Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke and WSU’s Robert Franks earn District IX honors
Mark Few was named District IX Coach of the Year and Rui Hachimura was named the district’s Player of the Year, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association announced.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 10:05 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few is one of 11 semifinalists for the Naismith Coach of the Year Award.
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
He was the hometown hero who became Gonzaga’s first superstar. And now he’s gotten the call to hall.
Fri., March 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
For two-plus decades, the West Coast Conference Tournament has mirrored the WCC regular season. Gonzaga has ruled both, only slightly less so when it comes to the conference tournament.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 7:53 p.m.
Killian Tillie’s recovery took another step forward – actually a number of steps – on Thursday when he practiced with the team for extended minutes.
Tue., March 5, 2019, 5 a.m.
It’s that time when distant acquaintances take special note of the fact you live in or near Spokane. Happens every March when the NCAA Tournament nears.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 6:22 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few is one of 15 finalists for the Naismith coach of the year award.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 7:37 p.m.
Killian Tillie’s absence is a blow to Gonzaga’s postseason aspirations, but the Zags demonstrated they can play at a high level without the 6-foot-10 forward in the first two months …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 5:48 p.m.
The 2017 Gonzaga Bulldogs had it. The 2019 Zags definitely have it through 25 games. Basketball seasons inevitably bring ups and downs. Part of the Zags’ formula for success is …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
The junior sports management major still does everything he did before his injury. He hunts – even wears the same ghillie suit he wore that fateful day – fishes, plays …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 9:16 p.m.
Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth isn’t a big fan of traveling, but he is a fan of college basketball history. And learning.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 7:19 p.m.
Who is Rui? How an uncatchable fastball turned Gonzaga’s Hachimura from baseball prodigy to potential NBA lottery pick
Looking back, Rui Hachimura is grateful he stayed at Gonzaga through a stressful first year in Spokane.