Stories tagged: matt santangelo
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
The evening will feature tons of cool videos, fun and revealing live interviews on stage with Gonzaga men’s assistant coach Tommy Lloyd and women’s head coach Lisa Fortier, as well …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
The Amateur Athletic Union – or AAU – is often associated with travel teams, money and LaVar Ball. The Spokane Hoops Association is looking to change the negative connotations that …
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019
A $1 million donation from MultiCare to Hoopfest is expected to fund the construction of two and a half basketball courts in Riverfront Park near the north bank of the …
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018
Matt Santangelo and Casey Calvary, as well as Dan Dickau and Adam Morrison, will be at the Martin Woldson Theater at
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
Josh Perkins doesn’t always tell you how he’s feeling – though he’s routinely a post-game go-to for media – so much as show you. It’s one of the reasons he’ll …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 20, 2018
Rob Curley: Throwing a big hoops party with some of Gonzaga’s biggest stars? Of course! That’s just obvious
In doing that research for our family’s move to this area, it didn’t take long to figure out Gonzaga mattered. It also didn’t take long to realize that Zags basketball …
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018
Matt Santangelo joins Press Box Podcast to talk about early years of Gonzaga’s rise to national prominence
Hoopfest Executive Director Matt Santangelo returned to The Spokesman-Review’s Press Box Podcast with Larry Weir on Monday to talk college basketball, specifically Gonzaga basketball.
UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018
Guaranteed registration for the 29th edition of the world’s largest 3-on-3 tournament has passed, but the space-available deadline is Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018
The Basketball Tournament, a $2 million winner-take-all summer tournament aired on ESPN, announced a partnership with Spokane Hoopfest on Thursday that will bring part of the tournament to Spokane.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017
As soon as Washington State’s basketball schedule was released, Danny Beard scrambled for tickets. For the first time in seven years, his alma mater – Kansas State – was coming …
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017
Of all of Gonzaga’s men’s basketball showings last season that led the Zags to the Final Four, it’s the NCAA Tournament championship game that will be remembered the most.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017
One of Adam Morrison’s first observations of his new position as analyst on Gonzaga men’s basketball radio broadcasts was, well, very Morrison like. “I usually stay away from media types, …
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017
Beer-drinking patrons nearly choked on their mugs when 6-foot-8 Tim Atwood came crashing through their bar’s window.
Thu., June 1, 2017
The Gonzaga alumni basketball game that serves as the tip-off to Hoopfest weekend is back with a new wrinkle: An opponent.
Thu., May 11, 2017
There is still time to register for Hoopfest, but get your squad together quickly.
Thu., June 2, 2016
While Gonzaga fans have always received a little taste over the years of watching former Bulldogs players competing in Hoopfest, they are about to get a full helping.
Thu., June 25, 2015
It isn’t enough that the job Matt Santangelo took on a year ago as backboard-and-ringleader of Hoopfest has required a lot of drinking from the fire hose – which, by …
Mon., April 27, 2015
The world’s largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament is about to get something never before offered at Hoopfest: practice.
Sat., March 28, 2015
Blanchette: The celebrating was done. Back at their hotel, the Gonzaga Bulldogs had already turned their thoughts to Duke and the 40 minutes that stand between them and the Final …
Thu., Sept. 18, 2014
Gonzaga recently updated the men’s basketball roster on its website and Angel Nunez went from being listed as a redshirt sophomore last year to a senior this season. Nunez transferred …
Thu., April 3, 2014
Seeking a new leader for the world’s largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament, the Hoopfest Association Board of Directors turned to a blue blood of Spokane basketball: former Gonzaga star Matt Santangelo. …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2007
After years of reflection and careful consideration, Matt Santangelo can now offer a perfectly logical explanation for Gonzaga’s shock-the-college-basketball-world runs in the 1999 and 2000 NCAA tournaments. “We weren’t smart …
Sun., March 1, 1998
GU’s Bakari Hendrix poured in 26 points against Loyola to help the Zags get an overtime victory and advance in WCC tourney. Photo by Jay L. Clendenin/Associated Press
Sat., Jan. 10, 1998
Santangelo Sparks: Gonzaga Bulldogs open WCC play with cozy road victory over Loyola Marymount, 93-62
His scholarship calls for him to play. Matt Santangelo acts like he has a rider that also allows him to do more. “He’s playing like a coach on the floor,” …
Fri., Nov. 14, 1997
Matt Santangelo will be a key player in Dan Monson’s first season as Gonzaga coach. Photo by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review