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Gonzaga heats up in second half, rolls to 27th win

By the end, Gonzaga’s 27th win looked like most of its first 26. But it took a while.


John Blanchette: Gonzaga’s situation allows NCAA president Mark Emmert to play up his notions of college athletics

When the boss makes a surprise visit from the home office, you want to be doing your best work.


Instant replay: Nigel Williams-Goss torches San Francisco again

Nigel Williams-Goss took over against the Dons again, pouring in 30 points in the Zags’ 96-61 victory Thursday. A month and a half ago, the junior guard had a career-high …


TV take: Top-ranked Gonzaga men give broadcasters something to talk about, at least for one half

Gonzaga has won each of its 15 West Coast Conference games this season by an average of more than 23 points.


Gonzaga-USF: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 96-61 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 96-61 win over San Francisco on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at the McCarthey Athletic …


Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams surpasses 600 career rebounds, other Zags approach milestones

Johnathan Williams’ focus after Gonzaga’s 96-61 win was not on his 600th career rebound. In fact, he wasn’t even aware of the career milestone.


Przemek Karnowski helps Gonzaga weather San Francisco’s storm in mistake-filled first half

Gonzaga’s final margin of victory over San Francisco on Thursday, 96-61, certainly didn’t reflect such a rocky – and slightly scary – first half. It certainly didn’t reflect a consistent …


Gonzaga plays short-handed in win over San Francisco

Gonzaga’s sophomore guard Bryan Alberts suffered a nasty sprained ankle early in Tuesday’s practice. On Wednesday, freshman forward Killian Tillie suffered a broken bone in his hand. Both are expected …


Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski cashing in at the line

Przemek Karnowski called it one of the weaknesses of his game so he’s spent extra time working on his free-throw shooting.


Student drains half-court shot at halftime of Gonzaga’s win over San Francisco

The half-court shots keep falling down at the McCarthey Athletic Center. But not for the players.


Work resumes for unbeaten, No. 1 Gonzaga in home game against San Francisco

San Francisco, the only WCC team to lead Gonzaga in the second half this season, visits Spokane on Thursday. The Dons (18-9, 8-6 WCC) shot the highest field-goal percentage (46.9) …


Perimeter-powered San Francisco fills it up from deep

A look at the key matchup for Gonzaga in its men’s basketball game against San Francisco on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.


Gonzaga men’s basketball holds 33-4 edge over San Francisco in Mark Few era

A look at the history between Gonzaga and San Francisco in men’s basketball.


TV Take: ESPN analysts praise Zags as Final Four team

When a player scores a career-high 36 points, all while missing just three shots, grabbing 11 rebounds and handing out six assists, it’s hard to say anything negative. So ESPN’s …


‘Phenomenal’ Nigel Williams-Goss picks apart USF as Gonzaga handles Dons, 95-80

Nigel Williams-Goss is feeling much better, thank you. That was evident as the junior guard torched San Francisco for a career-high 36 points, 11 rebounds and six assists to carry …


GU-USF notes: Zags limit 3-pointers, shore up rebounding in win over Dons

The 36-point explosion by Nigel Williams-Goss commands attention on the stat sheet. Deservedly so. But another column, San Francisco’s 3-point shooting numbers, factored heavily into Gonzaga’s 95-80 WCC victory Thursday.


Gonzaga women rally for first WCC win, beat San Francisco 61-46

Kiara Kudron scored a game-high 14 points with 11 boards and Emma Stach followed with nine points as the Bulldogs shook off a rocky first half and beat the San …


Surprising Dons entertain No. 5 Gonzaga in San Francisco

Nearly two months into the season, San Francisco is 11-4 – its best 15-game start since 2000 – and Kyle Smith is an early candidate for WCC Coach of the …


Looking back: Mark Few, Gonzaga enjoy recent success at San Francisco

A look back at the men’s basketball series between the Gonzaga Bulldogs and the San Francisco Dons.


Charles Minlend, Ronnie Boyce lead San Francisco’s successful shooters

The key matchup to watch when Gonzaga visits San Francisco on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2017.


Cold-shooting Gonzaga women look for consistency Thursday against San Francisco

A little consistency will go a long way in helping the Gonzaga women regroup from a pair of stinging losses.


San Francisco stuns BYU in WCC title game

San Francisco fell into a huge hole, looking as if it was going to blown out of the game and its chance to end a long NCAA tournament drought.


WCC roundup: Saint Mary’s grabs title with win at USF

Calvin Hermanson scored a career-high 24 points and made six 3-pointers and Saint Mary’s beat host San Francisco 84-72 for the Gaels’ third West Coast Conference regular-season title in the …


WCC roundup: Saint Mary’s beats LMU, reaches 20 wins

Calvin Hermanson scored 16 and Saint Mary’s notched its ninth straight 20-win season with a 68-62 win over Loyola Marymount on Saturday night in Moraga, California.


Gonzaga dominates from tip to buzzer in 86-48 win over San Francisco

Gonzaga received contributions from everyone in its eight-man rotation and crushed San Francisco 86-48 in front of a full house of 6,000 Saturday at the McCarthey Athletic Center. Five players …


Gonzaga rallies, escapes San Francisco with 102-94 OT win

The Zags climbed out a 10-point deficit late in regulation and dominated the extra session to claim a wild 102-94 victory Saturday in front of a packed house – roughly …


San Francisco scores first run off GU’s David Bigelow to beat Gonzaga

San Francisco finally figured out Gonzaga’s David Bigelow and parlayed it into a 4-3 victory Monday at GU and a 2-1 margin in the rain-interrupted West Coast Conference-opening baseball series. …


WCC basketball: Saint Mary’s cruises by Portland with 18-0 second-half run

Kerry Carter had 21 points, Brad Waldow added 14 points, and Saint Mary’s beat Portland 68-51 on Thursday in Moraga, California. Saint Mary’s took control with an 18-0 burst, extending …


Solid stretch leads No. 2 Gonzaga to win over San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO – Close games. They’ve been few and far between for Gonzaga, which ran into one against hot-shooting San Francisco on Saturday night at War Memorial Gym. Many have …


Gonzaga women win one for the ages

Sometimes in sports two teams battle so evenly that no one who played or watched the game will ever forget that they were part of it. The Gonzaga women’s basketball …