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UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 24, 2020

Gonzaga slips to No. 3, Kansas back in top spot in AP poll

Thanks to an upset-filled Saturday that included the Bulldogs falling to BYU 91-78, Gonzaga slipped just one spot to No. 3 in Monday’s AP Top 25.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Baylor loss opens door to No. 1: Will it be Gonzaga – if it wins at BYU tonight – or Kansas?

Top-ranked Baylor lost to Kansas 64-61 on Saturday, snapping the Bears’ 23-game winning streak and opening the door for a new No. 1 on Monday. Will it be No. 2 …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 17, 2020

Gonzaga stays at No. 2, BYU debuts at No. 23 in AP poll ahead of Saturday’s showdown in Provo

Gonzaga has some WCC company in the AP college basketball poll with BYU debuting at No. 23, just in time for Saturday’s showdown in Provo.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2020

Top nine spots remain the same in latest AP poll

No. 1 Baylor and No. 2 Gonzaga remained in place for the fourth straight week in Monday’s rankings. There was no movement in the first nine spots.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020

No. 1 Baylor extends edge over second-ranked Gonzaga in AP poll

Gonzaga remains No. 2, but keeps losing ground to top-ranked Baylor. The Zags trail the Bears by 41 points. The margin was 26 last week.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 27, 2020

Gonzaga holds second spot in AP rankings, drops behind Baylor to No. 2 in coaches poll

In a rare week with few upsets, the AP top 10 stayed virtually intact, with No. 1 Baylor bolstering its margin over No. 2 Gonzaga. There was intrigue with the …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 20, 2020

Gonzaga drops to No. 2 behind Baylor in AP basketball poll

Gonzaga’s four-week run at the top of the AP college basketball poll is over.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 13, 2020

Gonzaga holds onto No. 1 ranking but Baylor gains ground

Gonzaga remained atop the AP college basketball rankings, but fast-rising Baylor is right on the Bulldogs’ heels.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 6, 2020

Gonzaga remains No. 1, but Duke cuts into Zags’ lead

Gonzaga has brought some stability to the No. 1 ranking, but AP Top 25 voters took note of the Bulldogs’ two closer-than-expected wins last week.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 30, 2019

Gonzaga tightens grip on No. 1 ranking

Gonzaga didn’t play but still managed to strengthen its hold on No. 1 in the AP college basketball poll.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 23, 2019

Top Dogs: Gonzaga ranked No. 1 for fifth time in program history

Gonzaga is the No. 1-ranked team in college basketball for the fifth time in program history. Make no mistake: It never gets old.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 25, 2019

Gonzaga remains No. 8 in AP basketball poll

Gonzaga’s holding pattern continues in the AP college basketball poll. The Zags haven’t budged from the No. 8 rating that was assigned to them in the preseason rankings.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 11, 2019

Gonzaga stays at No. 8 in AP rankings

Gonzaga held on to the eighth spot – the Zags are just two points in front of No. 9 Virginia – while Kentucky moved into the top spot after defeating …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019

All clear at USA Today HQ after report of man with weapon

The headquarters of USA Today was evacuated Wednesday afternoon as police responded to reports of a man with a weapon in the building outside Washington.


UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019

Justices side with business, government in information fight

The Supreme Court sided with businesses and the U.S. government Monday in a ruling about the public’s access to information, telling a South Dakota newspaper it can’t get the data …


UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019

USA Today finds 85,000 former cops, some local, investigated for misconduct

A handful of former local law enforcement officers are among the 30,000-plus who have lost their law enforcement certification due to some kind of misconduct, according to a national USA …


UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019

Gonzaga falls to fourth, Duke back on top in final AP poll

The final AP college basketball poll of the season mirrors the NCAA Tournament’s No. 1 seed line. Gonzaga’s three-week stay at No. 1 in the media poll ended with a …


Gonzaga holds down No. 1 in AP poll for third straight week

Gonzaga is No. 1 just about everywhere you look.


UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019

Gonzaga maintains top spot in poll, but No. 2 Virginia pulls closer

Gonzaga maintained its hold on No. 1 in the AP college basketball poll, and the Zags can’t help or hurt their position this week.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019

Duke back on top, Gonzaga second in AP college basketball poll

Duke and Gonzaga, Gonzaga and Duke. The two teams can’t seem to get away from each other in the polls or when they tangled on the basketball court in November.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019

Gonzaga moves to No. 3 in AP college basketball poll

Gonzaga’s slow climb up the AP men’s college basketball rankings took another step forward Monday. After a three-week stay at fourth, the Zags moved to third in the latest poll …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019

Holding pattern keeps Gonzaga at No. 4 in AP Top 25

Gonzaga isn’t going anywhere in the AP Top 25 college basketball poll and the Zags aren’t alone. For the third straight week, permanent marker could be used on the number …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019

Gonzaga hangs on to fourth in AP college basketball poll

Gonzaga barely hung on to the fourth spot in the latest AP men’s college basketball poll.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 14, 2019

No. 5 Gonzaga, top 10 remain in place in AP rankings

It was an eventful week on the court with three teams in the top five, including Gonzaga, involved in tight games before pulling out wins.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018

Gonzaga No. 4 in preseason USA Today rankings

Gonzaga will open the men’s basketball season with the program’s highest ranking in the preseason USA Today poll. The coaches put the Zags at No. 4, eclipsing the 2006 team’s …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018

Washington State athletics seeking financial stability, fundraising growth under first-year AD Pat Chun

Some might say these are precarious times for an AD in Pullman. On one hand, Chun has a desire to finish the job his predecessor Bill Moos started. On the …


Lynn Hickey working to both chip away Eastern Washington athletic department’s debt and elevate its status

In USA Today’s annual fiscal report of NCAA Division I schools published last month, EWU ranked ranked 175th out of 230 for the 2016-2017 year. The department had $14,797,340 in …


UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018

Gonzaga No. 10 in USA Today’s final rankings

Gonzaga barely hung on to a top-10 ranking in USA Today’s final college basketball poll. The Zags (32-5), who were No. 8 in USA Today’s March 5 rankings, dropped a …


Gonzaga falls to No. 8 in poll after winning WCC Tournament

Gonzaga played some of its best basketball of the season in rolling to the WCC Tournament championship.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018

Gonzaga shares No. 6 with Texas Tech after another rough week for ranked teams

Another week of carnage for teams in the AP college basketball poll saw squads ranked third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth lose at least once.