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UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018

Killian Tillie, Corey Kispert lead No. 15 Gonzaga past Portland 95-79

Killian Tillie matched his career-high of 27 points and Corey Kispert added a career-best 23 points as No. 15 Gonzaga handled Portland 95-79 on Thursday at the Chiles Center.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018

Gonzaga huddles with former Zag Zach Collins after Trail Blazers’ game

Gonzaga’s quick road trip to the Rose City included time to catch up with former Zag forward Zach Collins. The Zags’ charter flight to Portland was delayed by mechanical issues …

Gonzaga hoping for repeat success in second duel with Portland

This admittedly isn’t a widely accepted hypothesis, but maybe getting thrashed by Gonzaga at the McCarthey Athletic Center isn’t such a bad thing for the Zags’ WCC opponents.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018

Gonzaga women enter next challenges riding 10-game winning streak

Laura Stockton and the Bulldogs are looking down at the rest of the West Coast Conference.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018

Freshman guard Marcus Shaver Jr. helps fuel Pilots’ offense

True freshman guard Marcus Shaver Jr. has been the Pilots’ top scoring threat through eight WCC games. Shaver, inserted into the starting lineup two games ago, is averaging 10.8 points …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018

Gonzaga players erupted in cheers for Brian Pete’s sake

Just two months ago, Gonzaga’s three-year student manager Brian Pete was in the Bulldogs’ locker room picking up dirty uniforms after a game to run through the wash.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018

John Blanchette: Rui Hachimura finds friendly face 5,000 miles from home

When they were high school kids, Rui Hachimura and Tahirou Diabate had the sizzle, the steak, the jam and the bread.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018

Analysis: Silas Melson keeps Gonzaga rolling after Johnathan Williams’ sidelined in win over Portland

The night couldn’t have turned out more differently for Silas Melson and Johnathan Williams, Gonzaga’s lone seniors.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018

Rebounding, free-throw shooting carry Gonzaga women past Portland

Their season scoring leader didn’t make a field goal and their 3-point shooting faltered.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018

Gonzaga-Portland: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 103-57 victory

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 103-57 win over Portland on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2017.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018

TV Take: Silas Melson responds in a big way for Gonzaga

For the fifth time in five games, the Gonzaga Bulldogs rolled to an easy West Coast Conference victory. But the players who keyed the win, and one who didn’t, were …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018

Silas Melson has career night as No. 15 Gonzaga routs Portland 103-57

Silas Melson scored a career-high 23 points, including seven 3-pointers, as No. 15 Gonzaga had no trouble against a young Portland team during a comprehensive 103-57 victory Thursday night at …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018

No. 15 Gonzaga entertains new-look Pilots

Gonzaga continues its tour of the WCC’s three last-place programs against visiting Portland on Thursday.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018

Gonzaga women lead the pack again in WCC heading into game at Portland

After only four games, the chase is on in the West Coast Conference women’s basketball race.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018

Portland’s Josh McSwiggan, Philipp Hartwich provide one-two punch for Pilots

Sophomore Josh McSwiggan has been Portland’s most reliable scorer. The 6-foot-7 wing from England averages 13.4 points.

No. 20 Saint Mary’s beats Portland 81-58 in WCC quarterfinal

Calvin Hermanson hit five 3-pointers and scored 21 points, and No. 20 Saint Mary’s pulled away in the second half for an 81-58 victory over Portland on Saturday night in …

Double up: Unbeaten Gonzaga takes second helping of victory, injury bug

Two days after having their hands full with the Pilots in Spokane, the Zags encountered little resistance in an 83-64 rout Monday at the Chiles Center in Portland. The odd …

TV Take: AAU vet Francis Williams offers unique insight into Zags

It was refreshing to hear a couple new items Monday night when the Bulldogs made up their weather-delayed contest at the University of Portland.

Killian Tillie’s injury overshadows Gonzaga’s win at Portland

Freshman forward Killian Tillie sprained his right ankle and needed assistance leaving the floor. The outcome had been decided – No. 3 Gonzaga would coast to an 83-64 victory over …

Despite sore hip, Nigel Williams-Goss leads Gonzaga in front of friends, family in Portland

Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss was in a hurry after Monday’s 83-64 victory over Portland, but he had good reason. More than 20 friends and relatives were waiting to see him …

Happy homecoming for Silas Melson in Gonzaga’s win at Portland

Portland native Silas Melson is making a habit of playing well in front of family and friends.

Smaller than normal student section for Gonzaga game in Portland’s Chiles Center

The Jan. 7 postponement of the Gonzaga at Portland game meant the Pilots had to do some scrambling with their student section for Monday’s rescheduled game.

GU-Portland: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 83-64 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 83-64 win over Portland on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 at the Chiles Center in …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 22, 2017

Blanchette: Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s, BYU continue to dominate WCC

We know well the numbing duration of Gonzaga’s dominance of the WCC. We know, too, that only once since Brigham Young joined the league has someone other than the Zags, …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 22, 2017

Bumpy ride as Gonzaga pulls away from Pilots for 73-52 win

Don’t let that final score – Gonzaga 73, Portland 52 – fool you. No. 4 Gonzaga spent most of Saturday’s game in that gray area where it wasn’t really in …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 22, 2017

TV take: Debate continues on whether WCC teams help Gonzaga improve

Is it us or is it them? The endless debate was discussed, in many forms, Saturday night on the Gonzaga television broadcast.

Nigel Williams-Goss exits late in Zags win

Most of Gonzaga’s games have been relatively stress-free and their injury list has been fairly short. It seemed like that would continue Saturday when the fourth-ranked Zags’ lead soared into …

Portland senior point guard Alec Wintering sidelined

Portland received devastating news Saturday before their game with Gonzaga when an MRI confirmed that senior guard Alec Wintering had suffered a torn ACL during Thursday’s loss at San Francisco.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 22, 2017

Undefeated Gonzaga men roll to another victory but lose rebounding battle

Gonzaga might have stretched its record to 19-0 with another big win at the Kennel on Saturday night, but the Bulldogs lost on the glass.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017

Gonzaga sells ‘last unbeaten’ shirts

Gonzaga introduced a new shirt at the McCarthey Athletic Center on Saturday night to celebrate their perfect Zags before taking on the Portland Pilots.