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Former Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski signs with Polish team

Former Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski is going home to continue his professional basketball career.

Ex-Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski signs with MoraBanc Andorra in Spain

Former Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski will return to Europe for the upcoming basketball season after signing a contract with Spain’s MoraBanc Andorra La Vella, according to

UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017

Gonzaga men’s basketball receives NABC team academic honor

Gonzaga men’s basketball has been recognized with a National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Award.

UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017

Przemek Karnowski double-teams way to positive summer league showing

Przemek Karnowski’s NBA summer league experience didn’t go quite as anticipated but he made the most of unusual circumstances.

UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura racks up another double-double for Japan

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura turned in his second consecutive double-double at the FIBA U19 World Cup, leading Japan to a 76-73 victory in Cairo.

UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017

Przemek Karnowski trying to stick with Charlotte Hornets

The 7-foot-1 center from Poland became one of the most beloved players in Gonzaga history for several reasons, beginning with his amiable personality.

GU’s Przemek Karnowski to play for Charlotte Hornets in summer league

Former Gonzaga Bulldogs center Przemek Karnowski will play for the Charlotte Hornets in an NBA summer league.

UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017

Ex-Zag Przemek Karnowski trying to beat the odds again in NBA pursuit

Przemek Karnowski is facing long odds again, but that’s nothing new for the former Gonzaga center.

UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017

Duke transfer Chase Jeter, who visited Gonzaga, picks Arizona

The transfer market has been good to Gonzaga in recent seasons but the Zags came up short again Tuesday.

GU’s Ryan Edwards will skip senior season after finishing degree

Gonzaga center Ryan Edwards plans on working after finishing his broadcasting degree in May and he won’t play his senior season.

UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017

Locally: Gonzaga basketball players earn recognition on court, in classroom

In the classroom as on the court, three Gonzaga University basketball players continue to be recognized.

Gonzaga’s roster could have new look again next season

Those way-too-early Top 25 polls are out and Gonzaga is sixth in one, 10th in another.

UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017

Przemek Karnowski’s lackluster finale doesn’t taint legacy

Przemek Karnowski was motionless during the postgame press conference after the national championship game. He rested his left fist on his cheek and stared blankly at the name tag in …

Then and Now: Przemek Karnowski

When the seven-foot kid from Torun, Poland arrived at Gonzaga University to play basketball in 2012, he made an immediate impact. The previous season wasn’t bad, with a 25-10 record …

UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017

Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski’s size takes toll on smaller guards

Jordan Mathews might have a trick for guards to avoid Gonzaga’s 7-foot-1, 300-pound behemoth center Przemek Karnowski.

Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski takes a beating, keeps on battling to the end

So often, Przemek Karnowski causes concern to his opponents. He’s the big man putting pressure on the inside. He’s the one standing 1,000 feet high and blocking any offensive player …

UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017

Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski suffers right eye injury in Final Four game

Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski has been forced to leave the Bulldogs’ Final Four matchup against South Carolina with a right eye injury.

Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski receives student-athlete honor for seniors

Gonzaga big man Przemek Karnowski was named to the Senior CLASS All-American First Team on Friday.

Gonzaga defense faces another tall order in stopping South Carolina’s Sindarius Thornwell

The best defense in the country faces a stiff challenge in South Carolina senior guard Sindarius Thornwell. The second best defense in the country faces a tall task against Gonzaga’s …

UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017

NCAA rule forces D.Lish’s to change name of ‘Karnowski’ burger

Spokane’s D. Lish’s Hamburgers has changed the name of its seven-patty novelty hamburger – formerly called “the Karnowski” in honor of Gonzaga University’s star basketball player Przemysław “Przemek” Karnowski.

Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski, ‘a 7-foot mountain,’ a big reason for Bulldogs’ success

How big is Przemek Karnowski? Called a planetoid by one broadcaster, it has been suggested he is so massive he generates his own gravity field. Some have said he can …

UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017

Przemek Karnowski’s father making trip from Poland to watch son, Final Four

GU center Przemek Karnowski’s dad is making the trip from Poland to Phoenix but his mom wasn’t able to because of a recent surgery. His parents attended his Senior Night …

Kobe Bryant surprise appearance thrills Gonzaga players at Final Four

Kobe Bryant had a mic-drop exit from the NBA, and a jaw-dropping entrance to the Gonzaga Bulldogs on their first night at the Final Four.

UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017

Spokane’s D. Lish’s Hamburgers debuts new Karnowski burger

After seven patties layered with melty cheese and piled atop lettuce, tomato and special sauce – all of which is sandwiched between two buns – you just might not have …

UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017

Przemek Karnowski’s biggest fan wished him luck on his way to the Final Four

Emmalynn Stokes will turn two next month, but she already got her birthday present. Her mother, Megan Stokes, said her daughter is a huge fan of Gonzaga University basketball player …

Matchup allows Xavier to get a load of Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski

SAN JOSE, Calif. – It seems like every team that doesn’t regularly play Gonzaga throughout the season meets the Zags with open mouths and wide eyes. Their shock is usually …

UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017

Mark Few, three Zags honored with All-District 9 awards

Gonzaga’s Mark Few was named District 9 Coach of the Year, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced Wednesday.

UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017

Przemek Karnowski’s doctor has Gonzaga and Northwestern ties

The text showed up on Przemek Karnowski’s phone on Thursday. “Hey, I don’t know who to root for?” The author: Dr. John Shuster, the orthopaedic spine surgeon who performed Karnowski’s …

UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017

Pardon Pardon’s language, but Przemek Karnowski is ‘heavyset’ foe

When asked to compare Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowki and a player of similarly sizable stature from the Big Ten, Northwestern forward Derek Pardon described Karnowski as “heavyset.”

UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017

Gonzaga’s Karnowski draws a crowd inside

Przemek Karnowski had company, lots of it, in the lane, even when he didn’t have the ball.