Stories tagged: Silas Melson
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
Former Gonzaga Bulldog Johnathan Williams is heading overseas to continue his professional basketball career. Williams signed recently with Maccabi Rishon in Israel.
UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018, 4:07 p.m.
Former Gonzaga guard Silas Melson has signed with Lavrio, a professional team in Greece.
UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 6:47 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners’ fourth annual Gonzaga Night will have a strong Zags presence. Former Zag Marco Gonzales is scheduled to start Saturday night’s game against Tampa Bay at Safeco Field. …
Thu., March 15, 2018, 7:12 p.m.
Gonzaga’s 68-64 win over UNC Greensboro on Thursday nearly came down to the free-throw line.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
Gonzaga will play in its 50th NCAA Tournament game on Thursday. UNC Greensboro will line up for its third.
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
Gonzaga should be used to this by now after touring the WCC’s collection of quality guards. Next up: UNC Greensboro’s Francis Alonso.
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
For six months there was the happy hangover, the gratification of getting to where no Gonzaga team had been before. Then came the reset, the having to put it away …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
Gonzaga relied on balance during the regular season and that was evident when All-WCC honors were announced Tuesday. Mark Few was voted WCC coach of the year for the 12th …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
John Blanchette: Silas Melson has been key part of Gonzaga’s winning culture since first day on campus
Silas Melson is an old soul. So says his mother, Deidre. His father, Tony, too. The description Mark Few summons is “throwback.”
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 11:41 p.m.
Some nights just aren’t for the books. Silas Melson knew that Saturday, when the Gonzaga Bulldogs shut down BYU 68-60.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 11:29 p.m.
Gonzaga’s 74-71 loss to Saint Mary’s on Thursday night left the majority of Zags fans disappointed and confused.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 11:30 p.m.
Gonzaga wants to avoid being in these situations, but it has aced three bounce-back tests following losses this season.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 8:09 p.m.
Gonzaga shut down Santa Clara’s trio of guards in a 101-52 victory last month in Spokane. That’ll be the Zags’ first priority in Saturday’s rematch at the Leavey Center, beginning …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 4:45 p.m.
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: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
San Francisco’s top offensive weapon has been freshman guard Souley Boum.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 11:18 p.m.
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: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Rim protection and Rui. It takes some searching but those were two bright spots from an otherwise gloomy Thursday evening for No. 12 Gonzaga, which was outplayed in a 72-70 …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
Gonzaga players didn’t bother hiding their enthusiasm for warmer weather on the 12th-ranked Bulldogs’ latest road trip.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
Gonzaga’s impressive 64-game streak of holding opponents under 50 percent shooting from the field ended against Villanova in Madison Square Garden.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 4:21 p.m.
North Dakota, like several non-conference visitors to the McCarthey Athletic Center, will be undersized compared to Gonzaga but the Fighting Hawks have capable guards.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
The Zags’ history at MSG, known as the World’s Most Famous Arena, has been brief but memorable. They’ve experienced tournament titles, unfortunate injuries, program-defining wins and deflating losses while going …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 11:53 p.m.
Analysis: Trio of Gonzaga players have career nights as Bulldogs use second-half push to top Creighton 91-74
The Zags needed Silas Melson in the first half. They needed Killian Tillie all game. And they really needed ‘Snacks’ in the second half.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
The matchups are intriguing at all five positions but the backcourts could hold the biggest key to Friday’s winner.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Silas Melson’s homecoming wasn’t boring.
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
Silas Melson is going home to Portland for the holiday and he apologizes up front about not returning the numerous texts, emails and voice mails.
Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Gonzaga senior forward Johnathan Williams considered the question – how comfortable does true freshman Corey Kispert look on the court? – and looked beyond Kispert’s birth certificate.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 6:13 p.m.
Utah State’s Koby McEwen, who left Wednesday’s game with an ankle injury but is expected to play, brings strong credentials from last season (14.9 points, 5.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists).
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
A few of Gonzaga’s more seasoned players are already putting up some impressive numbers on the stat sheet this season.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 4:10 p.m.
For the second game in a row, Gonzaga’s defensive attention will be on the opponent’s talented backcourt.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 6:04 p.m.
Josh Perkins didn’t get into early foul trouble on purpose in last Saturday’s exhibition win, but it did provide a peek at Gonzaga’s options for backing up the junior point …