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UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 6:50 p.m.

WCC extends contract with ESPN, adds CBS Sports Network to television lineup

The WCC announced an extension with ESPN through the 2027 season and a new multiyear arrangement with CBS Sports Network that debuts this season.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 6:03 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Jill Townsend ready for return to court after recovering from broken leg

Sooner than expected, Jill Townsend is back on the basketball court – which is a surprise to absolutely no one at Gonzaga.


UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 11:09 p.m.

Gonzaga’s baseball season ends with loss to Saint Mary’s at West Coast Conference Championship

Joe Vranesh’s three-run homer to left-center in the seventh inning Friday snapped a 1-all tie, and Saint Mary’s held off Gonzaga 4-3 in a West Coast Conference Championship loser-out game …


UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 10:53 p.m.

Gonzaga falls to Saint Mary’s in WCC Tournament opener

Bryce Willitts hit a three-run home run, and Saint Mary’s defeated Gonzaga 7-3 Thursday in the opening round of the West Coast Conference Tournament in Stockton, California.


UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 8:25 p.m.

Gonzaga slugger Troy Johnston among the nation’s doubles leaders

Johnston, now third in the country in doubles (26), is one away from the Gonzaga single-season record.


UPDATED: Sun., April 21, 2019, 10:10 p.m.

Gonzaga junior forward Killian Tillie testing NBA draft waters

Gonzaga junior forward Killian Tillie has decided to test the NBA draft waters. Tillie submitted his name for the June 20 draft, according to a school release Sunday night.


UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 7:43 p.m.

Healthy outlook for Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie, Josh Perkins

Killian Tillie’s health has been a key factor throughout Gonzaga’s 2019 season. Josh Perkins’ shoulder was a major question for months leading up to the season. Both should be ready …


UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 9:56 p.m.

Gonzaga in bounce-back mode after WCC Tournament loss to Saint Mary’s

Gonzaga doesn’t have much experience when it comes to bouncing back from a tough loss. The Zags would prefer to keep it that way.


UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 11:03 p.m.

Last Gonzaga fan in Vegas arena still believes Zags a team of destiny

Katherine Morgan, the former president and CEO of the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber – and current senior vice president at Bank of America – simply couldn’t bring herself to leave …


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

Gonzaga is No. 1 just about everywhere you look.


UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 7:53 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie joins teammates for extended practice time ahead of WCC Tournament

Killian Tillie’s recovery took another step forward – actually a number of steps – on Thursday when he practiced with the team for extended minutes.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 5:40 p.m.

Gonzaga legend Adam Morrison part of WCC’s Hall of Honor 2019 class

Gonzaga great Adam Morrison got the Hall call from the West Coast Conference. Morrison, the 2006 co-national player of the year, will be inducted into the WCC’s Hall of Honor …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 7:58 p.m.

Gonzaga forward Killian Tillie undergoes ankle surgery, expected to miss eight weeks

Gonzaga will be without one of its key players for roughly the first two months of the season. Junior forward Killian Tillie, recently named to the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award preseason …


Gonzaga releases full television schedule for regular season

Gonzaga on Monday announced its full television schedule for the upcoming men’s basketball season.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 6:06 p.m.

Gonzaga men open West Coast Conference schedule at home, closes on road against Saint Mary’s

Gonzaga’s WCC schedule begins with two home games and closes with the last of three Bay Area trips and a regular-season finale against rival Saint Mary’s.


UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 9:27 p.m.

Gonzaga wins WCC tournament with 17-2 blowout of Pepperdine

The hits and the wins just keep coming for Gonzaga. As a result the Bulldogs are headed to the NCAA baseball tournament.


UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 9:48 p.m.

Austin Pinorini’s big eighth inning lifts Gonzaga baseball into West Coast Conference title game

Austin Pinorini hit the go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning as second-seeded Gonzaga topped host Pepperdine 4-2 on Friday to reach the WCC Tournament championship game.


UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 9:46 p.m.

WCC approves significant changes to scheduling, tournament format

The WCC has approved changes that will trim two games from the conference schedule and provide more protection for higher seeds at the WCC tournaments.


UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 11:30 p.m.

Analysis: Spotlight again shines on Gonzaga’s Jill Barta in WCC Tournament title game

Just after Gonzaga’s 79-71 win over San Diego, the lights and cameras gravitated to Jill Barta, who had finished the game with a game-high 32 points and eight rebounds. She …


UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 11:30 p.m.

San Diego’s Sydney Williams, a Coeur d’Alene native, scores 20 points in final contest vs. familiar Gonzaga team

Gonzaga has seen plenty of Sydney Williams over the past four years. Granted, not nearly as much as the San Diego senior has seen of the Zags over the course …


UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 5:10 p.m.

Jill Barta scores 32 points, leading Gonzaga women to repeat WCC Tournament title

Gonzaga won the conference title in 2017 and now has eight WCC championships. The Bulldogs, who only lost once to a WCC opponent this season, secured an automatic bid to …


UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 10:56 p.m.

Gonzaga women face tough task against San Diego with WCC Tournament title on the line

The Gonzaga Bulldogs have just one more team standing in the way of their eighth West Coast Conference championship in program history.


UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 11:26 p.m.

Jock Landale, Saint Mary’s upset by Yoeli Childs, BYU in WCC semifinal

Yoeli Childs scored a career-high 33 points, Elijah Bryant chipped in 25 and third-seeded BYU beat second-seeded Saint Mary’s 85-72 Monday night in a WCC semifinal game at Orleans Arena.


UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 11:25 p.m.

Analysis: Gonzaga women produce plenty of highlight moments in WCC Tournament semifinal victory over San Francisco

The Zags had plenty of celebrations to review after their 65-53 win over fifth-seeded San Francisco in the West Coast Conference semifinal on Monday – Emma Stach’s game-high four 3-pointers, …


UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 6:16 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Emma Stach stymies USF leading scorer Anna Seilund in semifinal victory

Seilund, an All-WCC first-teamer coming off a 28-point outing in the quarterfinals against Loyola Marymount, was held to nine points on 3-of-11 shooting by Gonzaga in a 65-53 Bulldogs win …


UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 5:24 p.m.

Gonzaga women pull past San Francisco 65-53 to clinch WCC title game berth

The Gonzaga women sweated out a few scary moments against San Francisco, but Jill Barta led a second-half charge and finished with 19 points and eight rebounds to help the …


UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 11:10 p.m.

Gonzaga women will need full-game effort against Dons

First lesson of the West Coast Conference tournament – never underestimate the underdog.


UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 11:42 p.m.

Gonzaga opens against Loyola Marymount in the WCC Tournament quarterfinals

Gonzaga has a number of ongoing streaks, but three take precedence for the immediate future.


UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 11:40 p.m.

High-scoring Loyola Marymount guard James Batemon will test Gonzaga’s defense

Junior point guard James Batemon took over in the second half of Loyola Marymount’s 78-72 victory over Portland on Friday. Batemon scored 29 points, 19 in the final 20 minutes.


UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 11:01 p.m.

John Blanchette: Ronny Turiaf still keeps his Gonzaga memories close, no matter where in the world he may be

His ability to speak five languages made Ronny Turiaf – Zag by way of France by way of Martinique – the school’s international man of mystery. Or would have, except …