Stories tagged: WCC Tournament
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
Dick Vitale has seen Gonzaga enough this season to come prepared. The veteran ESPN announcer had pages and pages of material ready when the Zags blew out Santa Clara in …
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Gonzaga earned a spot in the West Coast Conference championship game at 1 p.m. on Tuesday after the top-seeded Zags topped No. 4 San Francisco on Monday 77-46. It’s the …
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 11:40 p.m.
There aren’t many sure things in life but Gonzaga has made reaching the WCC tournament final – and the NCAA tournament, for that matter – nearly look routine. But there …
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Top-seeded Gonzaga strolled to a spot in Tuesday’s WCC women’s championship game when the Bulldogs took down No. 4 USF 77-46 on Monday at the Orleans Arena.
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
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) …
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 10:01 p.m.
It’s undeniable: Gonzaga’s experience in the conference tournament business is the envy of college basketball.
Sun., March 5, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
After two minor upsets Friday, the WCC men’s tournament has followed the seeding entering Monday’s semifinals.
Sun., March 5, 2017, 8:26 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
As Gonzaga gets ready to step out on the Orleans Arena floor on Monday to take on Santa Clara in the West Coast Conference semifinal, there will be one Zag …
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Get through the quarterfinals. Check. Now Gonzaga has just one more game to cross off the list before getting to the West Coast Conference final.
Sat., March 4, 2017, 11:57 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 82-50 win over Pacific on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Orleans Arena in …
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 12:02 a.m.
The first 20 minutes of Gonzaga’s 82-50 win over Pacific on Saturday night wasn’t a crowd-pleaser.
Sat., March 4, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
Did a little research into how the Gonzaga Bulldogs bounced back this season after dropping a tough one and … couldn’t find a thing.
Sat., March 4, 2017, 11:24 p.m.
Gonzaga needed something.
UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
John Stockton’s induction into the West Coast Conference’s Hall of Honor this year was a surprise – not given his career, but just the evidence of the times.
UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Mark Few has done about 10 instructional DVDs over the course of his Gonzaga coaching career. Maybe he should do one more. And use a couple of the games this …
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 1:20 a.m.
The patient appears to be half cured. Gonzaga, stung by a loss to BYU in the regular-season finale, sleepwalked through the 20 minutes against Pacific before looking more like the …
Sat., March 4, 2017
One of the staples of Pacific’s offense is dribble penetration, particularly by 6-foot-5 wing Ray Bowles and 6-3 guard T.J. Wallace.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
The Tigers are led by guards Ray Bowles and T.J. Wallace. Bowles averaged 12.5 points against the Zags but made just 10 of 29 shots. Wallace had 12 points on …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
Gonzaga will open the WCC tournament against No. 9 Pacific, which advanced with an 89-84 victory Friday over No. 8 Pepperdine on Friday at Orleans Arena.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
Having made teetering on the edge their pet vice this season, the Gonzaga Bulldogs came to town not so much reveling in March Madness, but March Mustness.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
What a difference two months, not to mention 366 days, made for Jill Barta.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 12:43 a.m.
Living in Las Vegas teaches you things. Many of those lessons can’t be printed in a family newspaper, but the wisdom that can be shared on these pages is well …
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
The Gonzaga women haven’t forgotten what happened the last time they visited the Orleans Arena. Last March, the Zags fell to Santa Clara in their first game of the West …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:44 p.m.
The WCC tournament didn’t go as scripted for Gonzaga’s Ryan Edwards, but he plans to be ready for NCAA tournament opener.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 11:21 p.m.
In the confetti squall and general delirium at Orleans Arena on Tuesday night, Gonzaga coach Mark Few came face to face with Jonathan Fierro, the ramrod of the HBO crew …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 11:21 p.m.
LAS VEGAS – Eric McClellan scored 20 points, Kyle Wiltjer added 17 and Gonzaga took the guesswork out of its 18th straight NCAA Tournament appearance by beating Saint Mary’s 85-75 …
Sun., March 6, 2016, 12:37 a.m.
It’s rare anymore that the West Coast Conference basketball tournament reverts back to a scuffler’s convention like the Big Sky or Horizon or the other leagues in single-bid hell.
Sat., March 5, 2016, 11:55 p.m.
LAS VEGAS – On a day when a few top seeds found themselves in scraps with underdogs, Gonzaga found relatively smooth sailing.
Sat., March 5, 2016, 10:19 p.m.
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 …