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UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017

TV Take: No. 1 seed talk for Gonzaga plentiful from ESPNU’s remote site broadcast crew

Is there an upper limit two people can talk about one subject over a two-hour period? If there is, the ESPNU broadcast crew of John Brickley and Sean Harrington tested …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017

Gonzaga’s defense shuts down another foe in win over Santa Clara

Santa Clara forward Emmanuel Ndumanya took a pass from KJ Feagin and dunked home two points in the final minute of the first half. The significance? It finally gave Santa …

GU-SCU: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 88-57 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 88-57 win over Santa Clara on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 at Leavey Center in …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017

GU-SCU notes: Inside job as Gonzaga pounds smaller Broncos

As good as Santa Clara senior guard Jared Brownridge was on the perimeter, it was no contest inside. No. 4 Gonzaga worked over the smaller Broncos in the lane and …

Gonzaga tangles with Herb Sendek-led Santa Clara

Herb Sendek’s background indicates he’s quite familiar with chasing and sometimes catching the traditional powers in a conference. He’s been coach of the year in three different conferences.

No luck needed: Gonzaga goes for 13th straight win over Santa Clara

A look back at the history between Gonzaga and Santa Clara in men’s basketball.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017

High-scoring Jared Brownridge leads a potent Santa Clara backcourt

The key matchup to watch when Gonzaga visits Santa Clara in a WCC men’s basketball game on Thursday, Jan. 19.

WCC roundup: BYU advances past Santa Clara

Kyle Collinsworth, the West Coast Conference Player of the Year, scored 13 points and had two key assists late in the game as Brigham Young defeated Santa Clara 72-60 in …

Blanchette: Gritty Bulldogs suffer heartbreaking loss at WCC tournament

The HBO cameras haven’t intruded into their locker room, and so maybe cable subscribers have been shorted on their share of more typical TV pathos.

Gonzaga women make early exit in WCC tournament

Gonzaga made its earliest exit from the WCC women’s basketball tournament since 2006, falling to Santa Clara 59-58 in the opening round Thursday at the Orleans Arena.

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.

Kyle Wiltjer, Gonzaga roll past Santa Clara 84-67

Gonzaga made quick work of Santa Clara, building a 29-point lead late in the first half and cruising to an 84-67 WCC men’s basketball victory Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic …

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 …

Gonzaga men piece together strong start and finish to top Santa Clara 77-63

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Gonzaga coach Mark Few calls it a “cumulative effect,” and it was on display when his team needed it most against Santa Clara. Gonzaga’s size, depth …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 5, 2015

No. 2 Gonzaga rallies past Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Byron Wesley scored 17 points and keyed a crucial second-half run that helped No. 2 Gonzaga rally for its 16th straight win with a 77-63 victory …

Keani Albanez’s career night leads Gonzaga women to 12th straight win

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team couldn’t get out of its own way to start the game, but the Bulldogs turned on the jets and raced to a commanding 76-49 win …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 10, 2015

No. 6 Gonzaga beats Santa Clara

Przemek Karnowski took an entry pass, powered inside against Santa Clara’s Nate Kratch and dunked for the game’s first points. Gonzaga’s next possession ended with Karnowski making a jump hook. …

Turnover-plagued Washington State drops 76-67 men’s basketball decision at Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Not being able to win the turnover battle doomed the Washington State men’s basketball team in a 76-67 loss at Santa Clara on Saturday night. The …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 13, 2014

Cougars stumble at Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Not being able to win the turnover battle doomed the Washington State men’s basketball team in a 76-67 loss at Santa Clara on Saturday night.

Late Stockton layup pushes GU past Santa Clara in WCC tournament

LAS VEGAS – Gonzaga’s five-point lead vanished in a 24-second span, leaving the Bulldogs tied with 9.1 seconds left on the clock. The Bulldogs drew up a play for Sam …

Blog matters: Dower’s heroics, Chiefs comeback, scholarship rules

A sampling from the past week of entries in The Spokesman-Review blog SportsLink at sportslink. Bulldogs

Gonzaga hits road to begin 2nd half of WCC

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Midway through the WCC race, Gonzaga is in first place but the course changes a bit for the second half. The Bulldogs (18-3, 8-1 WCC) went …

Four Corners basketball: Gonzaga Bulldogs

COMING UP: Saturday vs. Santa Clara, 5 p.m. (ESPNU); Monday vs. USF, 6 p.m. (KHQ/Root) OUTLOOK: The Broncos (7-6) secured a winning non-conference record, rallying past South Florida (8-4) of …

Gonzaga students celebrate team’s No. 1 seed

A deafening cheer erupted in Gonzaga’s Crosby Student Center on Sunday as students learned the Bulldogs made history by receiving the No. 1 seed in the West Region. The sea …

Gonzaga men, women get time off

With regular-season West Coast Conference championships in hand, the Gonzaga men’s and women’s basketball teams have a few extra days to prepare for the conference tournaments in Las Vegas. Gonzaga’s …

Blanchette: Zags merit top ranking

This program is being brought to you by the number 1. At least it should be.

Seniors take bows after Gonzaga finishes unbeaten WCC season

One by one, the Gonzaga Bulldogs keep reaching milestones and Saturday was no exception. The second-ranked Bulldogs thumped Portland 81-52 to finish off their first 16-0 WCC men’s basketball season. …

No. 2 Gonzaga faces challenge from BYU

PROVO, Utah – There are no guarantees in men’s college basketball this season, as demonstrated by an upset-filled last month. That applies to No. 2 Gonzaga, which has adeptly sidestepped …

Coming up: Gonzaga Bulldogs

COMING UP: Tonight at BYU, 8 (ESPN2); Saturday vs. Portland, 2 (Fox 28) OUTLOOK: No. 2 Gonzaga will be the highest ranked opponent to visit the Marriott Center since it …

Blanchette: These Bulldogs enjoy the journey

The point has been reached on the calendar, and on the scoreboard, where it is a challenge to live in the moment. The score mushrooms. March and its madness looms.