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UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 28, 2020

Point guard Ryan Woolridge forges unique career path to Gonzaga

It involved fortuitous timing, something that hasn’t always worked in Woolridge’s favor. Name an obstacle and Woolridge has probably faced it – all of which explains why he admittedly plays …


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: Sun., Jan. 26, 2020

Gonzaga rewind: Pacific coach Damon Stoudamire sees Zags as title contenders with room for growth

Stoudamire, who played on national championship contenders at Arizona and assisted at national powers Memphis and Arizona earlier this decade, took a few minutes post-game to assess Gonzaga’s team and …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020

John Blanchette: Unprecedented fall from the perch of college hoops polls won’t do much to derail Gonzaga’s confidence, focus

Having dispatched the Pacific Tigers in a fashion that evolved from street fight to stupefying on Saturday night, the Gonzaga Bulldogs figure to wake up Monday morning ranked, what?


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020

Analysis: Filip Petrusev shakes off ankle injury, helps Gonzaga rout Pacific 92-59

Second-ranked Gonzaga put on another offensive clinic and a defense that improved as the game went on – more than enough to thump Pacific 92-59 Saturday in front of a …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020

TV Take: Change in broadcast lineup, opponent the only differences in Gonzaga’s latest WCC rout

Rarely does a college basketball team get through a season without making a change or two in the starting lineup.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020

Gonzaga-Pacific: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Tigers

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 92-59 win at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020

WCC roundup: Khalil Shabazz perfect from field with 32 points in Dons’ 83-82 win

Khalil Shabazz made all 10 of his shots from the field, including six 3-pointers, to score a career-high 32 points and rally San Francisco to an 83-82 victory over BYU …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020

Jill Townsend goes from ‘not shooting today’ to scoring career-best 28 points in No. 13 Gonzaga’s romp over Loyola Marymount

Townsend added five rebounds and an assist to her efficient shooting performance – 11 of 16 overall, 6 of 8 from 3-point range – to help the Bulldogs (20-1, 9-0 …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020

Recap and highlights: Killian Tillie leads No. 2 Gonzaga to rout of Pacific

Killian Tillie scored 22 points and the No. 2 Gonzaga Bulldogs coasted past the Pacific Tigers 92-59 at McCarthey Athletic Center on Saturday night.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020

Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev will be game-day decision in lone regular-season meeting with Pacific

Petrusev will be game-day decision against visiting Pacific on Saturday. The Zags’ leading scorer and rebounder wasn’t on the practice floor much this week, spending the majority of his time …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020

Gonzaga-Pacific key matchup: Taming Tigers’ Jahlil Tripp won’t be easy

Pacific is led in nearly every way by senior Jahlil Tripp.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020

Gonzaga women look to ride wave of momentum into visit from Loyola Marymount

Dig a little deeper and you never know what you’ll find, especially on the basketball court.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020

Shorthanded Gonzaga women show no signs of slowing in rout of Pepperdine

Jill Townsend notched a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 13 Gonzaga to a 70-36 victory over Pepperdine on Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020

Nebraska four-star guard Hunter Sallis expected to visit Gonzaga this weekend

Hunter Sallis, a four-star combo guard in the 2021 class, will visit Gonzaga this weekend.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020

‘Balance,’ ‘Fun,’ ‘Scary’: Gonzaga players take simple approach to describing this year’s team

Finding the right way to describe a subject can be tough, especially one that is complex with multiple layers.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 21, 2020

Admon Gilder, Killian Tillie healing up for Zags, and it shows on court

Senior forward Killian Tillie is the most experienced Zag with 99 career games. Senior guard Admon Gilder has the most collegiate experience with 119 career contests – 98 at Texas …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 19, 2020

Gonzaga rewind: Zags successfully navigating numerous injuries, opponents

The most impressive thing about the Zags’ 20-1 start is how they’ve navigated every injury roadblock and continued to play at a high level.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Analysis: Gonzaga loses Filip Petrusev to ankle injury, still rolls past BYU 92-69

Gonzaga has seen way too many of these this season: Another painful victory.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Dan Thompson: Gonzaga again refuses to shrink in the big moment, even when its number of healthy players does

Yoeli Childs took the floor during warmups looking the part of someone who was going to play Saturday night, only to occupy one of the first three seats on the …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Gonzaga-BYU: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Cougars

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key matchup from Gonzaga’s 92-69 win at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Gonzaga forward Filip Petrusev suffers ankle injury in second half against BYU

Gonzaga’s frontcourt absorbed another blow Saturday when sophomore forward Filip Petrusev went down with lower right leg injury in the second half against BYU.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Katie Campbell leads Gonzaga women in rout of San Francisco

Katie Campbell scored 13 points with three 3-pointers and Gonzaga beat San Francisco 69-46 for its 16th straight win on Saturday.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Recap and highlights: No. 1 Gonzaga beats BYU, Zags big man Filip Petrusev suffers ankle injury

Killian Tillie scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Gonzaga Bulldogs power past the BYU Cougars, 92-69, Saturday night at McCarthey Athletic Center in a game that …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 17, 2020

Gonzaga, BYU renew entertaining series at the Kennel

It’s rarely boring when BYU makes its annual visit to the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 17, 2020

Gonzaga-BYU key matchup: Grad transfer Jake Toolson brings versatility, experience to Cougars

Senior guards TJ Haws and Jake Toolson are next in line, but we’ll go with Jake Toolson, a grad transfer from Utah Valley who played at BYU as a freshman.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 17, 2020

Opportunity to rise in rankings awaits Gonzaga women ahead of visit to San Francisco

Currently 16th in the Associated Press, the Zags will certainly move up after No. 12 Texas A&M, No. 13 Florida State and No. 15 Indiana lost on Thursday night.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020

Analysis: Gonzaga lights up scoreboard, shuts down Santa Clara in 104-54 rout

Gonzaga leads the nation in scoring, so nights like Thursday’s 104-54 blowout over visiting Santa Clara are hardly uncommon. But even by the top-ranked Bulldogs’ lofty standards, they flat-out put …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020

Gonzaga-Santa Clara: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Broncos

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 104-54 win at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020

TV Take: Gonzaga displays WCC dominance in thumping of second-place Santa Clara

Santa Clara entered Thursday night’s matchup with top-ranked Gonzaga sporting a 15-3 record and the West Coast Conference’s second-best league record.