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1 vs. 2 for women’s crown

LAS VEGAS – Gonzaga’s top two scorers were 2 of 20 from the field at one point and the Bulldogs were still in control of the game. The Bulldogs’ defense …


Blanchette: Once-hot rivalry now one-sided

LAS VEGAS – Say, didn’t you used to be Gonzaga versus Saint Mary’s? Where’s the heat? Didn’t the Zags’ Robert Sacre once call this a love-to-hate-them relationship? Wasn’t the Gaels’ …


Gonzaga men attempt to thwart Saint Mary’s third time this season

LAS VEGAS – Saint Mary’s had just defeated Pepperdine late Saturday night and coach Randy Bennett, guard Stephen Holt and center Brad Waldow took their seats for a postgame press …


Zag women prepared for another physical matchup with SMC

The top-seeded Gonzaga women face Saint Mary’s in a WCC tournament semifinal tonight after splitting two regular-season matchups with the Gaels. The Gaels won in overtime in the WCC opener …


Saint Mary’s up next for Gonzaga men

The top-seeded Bulldogs (26-6) survived a close one Saturday, outlasting Santa Clara 77-75 on David Stockton’s layup with 1.4 seconds left. They play Saint Mary’s in a semifinal Monday evening.


GU women face Saint Mary’s in semifinal

The top-seeded Gonzaga women face Saint Mary’s in a WCC tournament semifinal Monday night after splitting two regular-season matchups with the Gaels.


Late Stockton layup pushes GU past Santa Clara in WCC tournament

LAS VEGAS – Gonzaga’s five-point lead vanished in a 24-second span, leaving the Bulldogs tied with 9.1 seconds left on the clock. The Bulldogs drew up a play for Sam …


Stockton saves Zags

David Stockton sank the game-winning layup with 2 seconds left Saturday night to lift top-seeded Gonzaga past No. 9 seed Santa Clara in the West Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals.


Well-rounded GU women’s effort enough to hold off San Francisco in WCC tournament

LAS VEGAS – Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves has seen it all season. No reason to change now that the post-season has arrived. The sources for Gonzaga’s offense change …


Sunny’s disposition still works

LAS VEGAS – The argument could be made that it starts with the name. Sonja Greinacher prefers to go by “Sunny,” and that is not an appellation that suggests a …


GU men looking to lock up tourney berth

The Gonzaga Bulldogs are hoping for a restful night of sleep March 15. Selection Sunday rolls around the next day and the Bulldogs can guarantee soothing ZZZs with a ‘W’ …


Tough road to title game for GU women

Gonzaga earned the No. 1 seed for the WCC women’s basketball tournament and rightfully so. To earn the tournament title at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas the 21st-ranked Bulldogs could …


Four corners: Gonzaga Bulldogs

COMING UP: Saturday vs. Pacific or Santa Clara, 6 p.m. (ESPN2) OUTLOOK: The Bulldogs have played for the WCC tournament title 16 straight years, winning 11 championships. Gonzaga has enjoyed …


Tough road to title game for GU women

Gonzaga earned the No. 1 seed for the WCC women’s basketball tournament and rightfully so. To earn the tournament title at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas the 21st-ranked Bulldogs could …


GU men looking to lock up tourney berth

The Gonzaga Bulldogs are hoping for a restful night of sleep March 15.


Women: Top seed in WCC tourney plays Friday at 6 p.m.

With the conclusion of the West Coast Conference regular season, the final seedings and bracket have been released for the women’s conference tournament at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. …


Gonzaga men, women teams to beat

Top seed and West Coast Conference regular-season champion Gonzaga will face either Pacific or Santa Clara in a 6 p.m. quarterfinal Saturday in the conference tournament at the Orleans Arena …


WCC Tournament pairings released

The Gonzaga men’s and women’s basketball teams are in a familiar position heading into the WCC tournaments in Las Vegas: No. 1.


Gonzaga loses in WCC tourney opener

Gonzaga left the bases loaded three times and conference Co-Player of the Year Marco Gonzales was hit hard on the mound as the Bulldogs fell 8-5 to the San Francisco …


Zags have NCAA baseball bid on line at WCC tournament

It’s been 18 days since the Gonzaga baseball team last faced a West Coast Conference opponent, the Bulldogs clinching the WCC regular-season championship on May 5 with a three-game sweep …


Zags have NCAA baseball bid on line at WCC tournament

It’s been 18 days since the Gonzaga baseball team last faced a West Coast Conference opponent, the Bulldogs clinching the WCC regular-season championship on May 5 with a three-game sweep …


Title tandem

LAS VEGAS – The inside tandem of Kelly Olynyk and Elias Harris. The offensive efficiency with 52-percent shooting and just eight turnovers. The lock-down defense that muzzled standout point guard …


Gritty Zags women regain WCC crown

LAS VEGAS – Gonzaga’s toughness was tested by San Diego in the WCC women’s basketball tournament championship game on Monday, but the Bulldogs were well prepared. Their toughness has been …


UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2013, 9:12 p.m.

Gonzaga women win WCC championship, headed to tourney

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Haiden Palmer scored 18 points, Taelor Karr added 14 and Gonzaga earned its fifth straight NCAA tournament berth with a 62-50 win over San Diego in …


No. 1 Zag men face WCC nemesis

LAS VEGAS – Watching on television when Saint Mary’s center Brad Waldow’s front tooth went flying late in Saturday’s game, Gonzaga’s Elias Harris and Kelly Olynyk had a similar reaction. …


Zags may be without MVP Karr

LAS VEGAS – Taelor Karr took a seat on the bench and watched her Gonzaga teammates go through practice drills. She twisted her upper body to the right, then to …


Blanchette: Zags-Gaels: WCC’s own prime-time Family Feud

LAS VEGAS – Welcome back to the championship game of the West Coast Conference men’s basketball tournament, the defending champs (Saint Mary’s) against the more-often-than-not champs (Gonzaga). Or as it’s …


Zags-Gaels: Here they go again

LAS VEGAS – Welcome back to the championship game of the West Coast Conference men’s basketball tournament, the defending champs (Saint Mary’s) against the more-often-than-not champs (Gonzaga). Or as it’s …


Gaels give GU men something to chew on

Watching on television when Saint Mary’s center Brad Waldow’s front tooth went flying late in Saturday’s game, Gonzaga’s Elias Harris and Kelly Olynyk had a similar reaction.


GU’s Karr questionable for WCC title game

Taelor Karr took a seat on the bench and watched her Gonzaga teammates go through practice drills. She twisted her upper body to the right, then to the left, trying …