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NCAA Volleyball Tournament: San Diego eliminates Washington State; Washington advances

Washington State was unable to seize control of its match against San Diego and was eliminated in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday in Honolulu


Washington State soccer star Morgan Weaver hopes to cap her brilliant Cougar career with a title

Washington State had just lost its final regular-season women’s soccer game to Washington 1-0 when WSU assistant coach Jon Harvey came up to his star forward, senior Morgan Weaver from …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019

On their Heels: Washington State aiming to upset national power North Carolina in College Cup Final Four

It’s been a fun, celebratory five days for the Cougars since they punched their ticket to college soccer’s Final Four, the deepest NCAA Tournament run in modern WSU athletics history.


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 1, 2019

WSU earns spot in NCAA volleyball tournament, will face San Diego in opener

The Cougars (23-9, 12-8 Pac-12) rejoiced for a couple of reasons. 1) They weren’t a shoo-in for their fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament, snagging a spot as one of the last …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 29, 2019

Washington State soccer sinks South Carolina with overtime goal, advances to Final Four of NCAA Women’s College Cup

WSU (16-6-1) will face top-seeded North Carolina (23-1-1) on Friday in San Jose, California, for a berth to the national title game. Pac-12 rivals Stanford and UCLA meet in the …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 28, 2019

Washington State soccer faces defensive-minded South Carolina in Elite Eight

Washington State women’s soccer coach Todd Shulenberger’s message was clear leading up to the Cougars’ NCAA Tournament quarterfinal matchup against South Carolina.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 27, 2019

A model of consistency: Washington State soccer program continues its ascent into Elite Eight

Twenty-three of Washington State’s 31 seasons have resulted in a winning record.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 24, 2019

WSU women’s soccer team blanks West Virginia, advances to NCAA quarterfinals

Behind two second-half goals from senior Morgan Weaver, Washington State beat West Virginia 3-0 in the NCAA tournament’s round of 16 on Sunday night and advanced to the quarterfinals for …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019

Stanford transfer Averie Collins leads Washington State into second round of NCAA championships

Averie Collins doesn’t wear her national championship ring, but few would blame the Bozeman product if she did.


Washington State soccer opens NCAA Tournament with AAC champ Memphis

Washington State learned Monday that it punched its ticket to its eighth NCAA Women’s Soccer Tournament in nine years.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

College volleyball: Late decision was a wise one for Whitworth’s Emiko Kahler

Seems like it worked out fine, considering Kahler has become one of the most decorated players in program history. She has led the Pirates back to the Division III National …


Gonzaga men: Time on Bulldogs’ side to put talented pieces together

Stop us if you’ve read this before, like, one year ago practically to the date: Gonzaga’s outlook is bright, even with Killian Tillie battling an injury leading into the season.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019

Washington State goes extra thousands of miles to fortify volleyball roster

Coming off the best season in terms of wins and advancement in the NCAA Tournament in coach Jen Greeny’s eight-year tenure, Washington State volleyball needed reinforcements. Lots of them. So …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019

Bracket projections: Gonzaga staying in Spokane to open NCAA Tournament

Gonzaga could enjoy some home cooking in the NCAA Tournament, according to a couple of early bracket projections with the season opener about 50 days away.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019

Gonzaga highlights Eastern Washington’s 2019-2020 nonconference men’s basketball schedule

In Shantay Legans’ two seasons as Eastern Washington’s men’s basketball coach, he’s twice led the Eagles to the Big Sky Conference tournament title game.


Gonzaga men’s basketball earns NABC academic award for third straight year

Gonzaga men’s basketball has been selected as one of the recipients of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Awards.


UCLA earns No. 1 national seed for NCAA baseball tournament

Pac-12 champion UCLA is the No. 1 national seed for the NCAA baseball tournament.


UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019

Transfer guards Admon Gilder, David Jenkins Jr. visiting Gonzaga this weekend

Gonzaga has a big recruiting weekend ahead, with campus visits from a pair of transfer guards. Texas A&M graduate transfer Admon Gilder and South Dakota State’s David Jenkins Jr. are …


UPDATED: Sun., April 21, 2019

Gonzaga junior forward Killian Tillie testing NBA draft waters

Gonzaga junior forward Killian Tillie has decided to test the NBA draft waters. Tillie submitted his name for the June 20 draft, according to a school release Sunday night.


UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019

Gonzaga expected to hire Roger Powell Jr. to replace outgoing assistant coach Donny Daniels

Gonzaga appears to have found a replacement for assistant coach Donny Daniels, who is leaving the program after nine seasons. The Zags are expected to hire former Vanderbilt associate head …


UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019

Gonzaga’s Brandon Clarke declares for NBA draft

Gonzaga junior forward Brandon Clarke has declared for the NBA draft. Clarke made it official Wednesday via a GU release, two days after teammate Rui Hachimura declared for the draft. …


UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019

1st-timers Texas Tech and Virginia face off for NCAA title

For Virginia and Texas Tech, doing something that had never been done before took hard work, dedication, determination – and vision. The Cavaliers and Red Raiders meet in the NCAA …


UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019

Jarrett Culver, De’Andre Hunter bring NBA upside to Texas Tech-Virginia final

Jarrett Culver knew Texas Tech desperately needed him to make a big leap after a solid freshman year so he charged full-speed into an offseason determined to refine and expand …


UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019

GU moments: A look back at the best performance by each Zag in 2018-19

It’s been six months almost to the day when Gonzaga fans first caught a glimpse of the 2018-19 men’s basketball team. Kraziness in the Kennel serves as the unofficial start …


Oregon women make Final Four debut; others have national titles

Oregon and coach Kelly Graves are going into the Final Four as the only newcomers, surrounded by three women’s teams that have won multiple national championships.


UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019

Coaches gear up for demands of the NCAA Tournament’s Final Four

Dick Bennett’s fingerprints will be all over this year’s NCAA Tournament.



Familiar look: Top seeds dominate spots for NCAA Sweet 16

The path to the Final Four will not be easy for Zion Williamson, Luke Maye, De’Andre Hunter and the other top-seeded stars in the NCAA Tournament. For the first time …


UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019

NCAA Tournament: Zion Williamson helps Duke survive upset bid from Central Florida

NCAA Tournament: Zion Williamson made a layup over 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall in the closing seconds and RJ Barrett’s putback provided the margin of victory as top-seeded Duke held off UCF …


UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019

Hey, Jimmy Kimmel: Gonzaga landed on the moon

Any good conspiracy theory is only strengthened by attempts to disprove it. So no one can fault Jimmy Kimmel for doubling down when confronted with evidence that Gonzaga University does, …