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UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 25, 2018, 8:17 p.m.

Former Santa Clara player Phil Von Buchwaldt gets double dose of Broncos

Firmly rooted in a basketball-rabid land of Zags and Cougs, Phil Von Buchwaldt has cast his glare far afield and awaits the day Santa Clara men’s basketball returns to national …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 8:12 p.m.

Body found Saturday near Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara confirmed to be that of missing Spokane man

The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner confirmed Tuesday that a body discovered near Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara was that of Ian Powers, a Spokane resident and U.S. Army veteran …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 10:50 p.m.

Search continues Thursday for Spokane man who mysteriously disappeared in Santa Clara after 49ers football game

The search continued Thursday for a Spokane man who disappeared Monday night after a San Francisco 49es football game in Santa Clara, California.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 5:12 p.m.

Gonzaga falls to No. 15, one spot ahead of Saint Mary’s

Gonzaga’s loss to Saint Mary’s cost the Zags just two spots in the latest AP college basketball poll, but it did wonders for the Gaels. The Zags (17-4, 7-1 WCC) …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 6:26 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins tries to keep rolling forward

Spend any time around Josh Perkins and you’ve probably heard him say, “I’ll roll with my guys,” or words to that effect. The junior point guard is learning how to …

UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 11:11 p.m.

Gonzaga-Santa Clara key matchups

Santa Clara’s Jared Brownridge is one of the most prolific scorers in WCC history. The senior wing has scored 2,281 career points, trailing only Tyler Haws (2,323), Kevin Foster (2,423) …

Gonzaga trying to keep Brownridge, Broncos in check

Mark Few and Jared Brownridge don’t need introductions. “Seems like we’ve seen played him 30 times,” Gonzaga’s head coach said of the Santa Clara senior guard who ranks fourth on …

Gonzaga turns to balance, depth without Williams-Goss

No Nigel, no problem? Not exactly. It’s always an issue, or at least a potential one, when lining up without the best player on the team and one of the …

Gonzaga steps up defense to stop Santa Clara’s early run

Santa Clara was not the pushover a 90-55 final score had made them out to be on Saturday when it faced unbeaten Gonzaga.

Gonzaga women make quick turnaround to play at Santa Clara

A day after Gonzaga stomped conference rival BYU in Spokane, the Zags got on a plane and headed to California to hopefully extend their nine-game winning streak in Santa Clara.

Gonzaga-Santa Clara tip time changed to 7 p.m. on Feb. 4

The Gonzaga-Santa Clara men’s basketball game Saturday, Feb. 4, at the McCarthey Athletic Center has been moved to 7 p.m. on ESPN2.

Newsmakers: Former Arizona State coach Herb Sendek hired at Santa Clara

Former Arizona State coach Herb Sendek was hired as Santa Clara’s new basketball coach. Sendek will be officially introduced at a news conference on Wednesday.

Gonzaga women still have targets on their backs

For the first time since 2006, Gonzaga enters the WCC women’s tournament without the No. 1 seed attached to its name.

Four corners: Zags return home to face Broncos

The Zags open the second half of the WCC season against Santa Clara, which pushed GU to the final buzzer in a 79-77 loss on Dec. 31.

WCC men’s basketball: Nick Emery, Kyle Collinsworth lead BYU past LMU

Nick Emery scored 24 points, Chase Fisher added 20, Kyle Collinsworth had his 10th career triple-double and BYU took control in the second half Thursday night to defeat Loyola Marymount …

West Coast men’s basketball: BYU easily handles Pacific

Chase Fischer scored 23 points with six 3-pointers and Kyle Collinsworth added 22 points as BYU defeated Pacific.

Josh Perkins helps Zags hold off Broncos

Welcome to the Leavey Center, where the odd, unusual and unpredictable happen, at least when Gonzaga walks through the front doors for its annual visit.

Perkins leads Zags past Santa Clara

Josh Perkins had 18 of his career-high 26 points in the second half and Gonzaga beat Santa Clara 79-77 on Thursday.

Post it: Another victory for Zags

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. …

Zags host to Santa Clara

The Gonzaga men’s basketball team entertains Santa Clara tonight at 5 p.m. at the McCarthey Athletic Center. The Zags have won 33 straight on their home court. The Broncos (7-9, …

Gonzaga plays host to Santa Clara

The Gonzaga men’s basketball team entertains Santa Clara tonight (Saturday) at 5 at McCarthey Athletic Center.

Gonzaga hires Stacy Clinesmith as women’s basketball assistant

A Spokane basketball blue blood who has won numerous Hoopfest titles, played in the WNBA and led Mead to a state championship has been hired as an assistant coach for …

Dower 3-pointer rescues Gonzaga

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Sam Dower Jr. wasn’t the first option. The senior forward didn’t seem to be the second option as Kyle Dranginis was dribbling well beyond the 3-point …

Dower’s 3 rescues Bulldogs

Sam Dower flashed near the top of key, took a pass and hit the biggest shot of his Gonzaga career to carry the Bulldogs past upset-minded Santa Clara 54-52 on …

GU opens WCC vs. Broncos at Kennel

Gone are the last two seasons with occasional split weeks – one home game and one road game – and disjointed travel partners. The addition of Pacific brought WCC membership …

Zags open WCC play with Santa Clara

Gone are the last two seasons with occasional split weeks – one home game and one road game – and disjointed travel partners.

Dower’s status for WCC opener up in the air

Gonzaga senior forward Sam Dower Jr. feared the worst when he took a nasty fall late in the first half of Saturday’s loss to Kansas State. Dower couldn’t brace his …

Gonzaga completes grueling road trip with hard-fought victory

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Seven days, more than 3,500 air miles, four different hotels, three opponents with a combined record of 30-9. And three large wins.

Zags play at resurgent Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – It’d probably make for a good sports reality show: The rise and fall and rise of the Santa Clara men’s basketball team. The coach, Kerry Keating, …

Gonzaga shakes off pesky Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA, Calif.– There was nothing easy about it, but it probably shouldn’t have been this hard. Gonzaga dominated inside, shot a high percentage, had a big rebounding edge and …