Stories tagged: wcc
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
Another Gonzaga basketball season began Tuesday night at the McCarthey Athletic Center. Much of the 2019-20 season opener against visiting Alabama State was familiar, from the sellout crowd to head …
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Gonzaga has just four returning players, but don’t expect to see the 2018-19 versions of Killian Tillie, Corey Kispert, Filip Petrusev and Joel Ayayi this season. All four are slated …
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Stop us if you’ve read this before, like, one year ago practically to the date: Gonzaga’s outlook is bright, even with Killian Tillie battling an injury leading into the season.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
Tillie is tired of talking about injuries for obvious reasons after missing 22 games last season due to a stress fracture and partially torn plantar fascia. The talented, 6-foot-10 forward …
Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert and Washington State’s CJ Elleby are among 20 players on the watch list for the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award.
Mon., Oct. 7, 2019
Those extra practice days last summer are paying off for the Gonzaga women’s basketball team. By all accounts, everything is ahead of schedule thanks to the Zags’ European journey and …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019
Gonzaga’s Kraziness in the Kennel scrimmage – often ragged but packed with numerous examples of the team’s considerable potential – had just finished when coach Mark Few noticed his players …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
The question wasn’t if Gonzaga would be the favorite in the WCC preseason poll. The question was how close the voting tally would be with rival Saint Mary’s poised to …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019
Gonzaga women’s basketball picked to repeat as West Coast Conference champions; pair of players honored
There’s nothing like winning to inspire respect from your rivals.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
The WCC announced an extension with ESPN through the 2027 season and a new multiyear arrangement with CBS Sports Network that debuts this season.
Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
The NCAA has upheld sanctions against BYU’s basketball program, which was forced to vacate 47 wins as a result of an improper-benefits case involving former player Nick Emery. BYU’s appeal …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
There’s nothing like variety, and the Gonzaga women will get plenty in this year’s nonconference schedule.
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019
BYU guard Nick Emery says he is retiring from basketball following a college career that began with high expectations but that ended with him at the center of an NCAA …
Thu., July 11, 2019
Gonzaga men’s basketball has been selected as one of the recipients of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Awards.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019
Gonzaga has dominated the men’s basketball series recently with Washington, but the rivalry grew more interesting last year when the Zags escaped with an 81-79 win in Spokane. The programs …
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019
Johnston, now third in the country in doubles (26), is one away from the Gonzaga single-season record.
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019
Gonzaga or BYU – perhaps both – will earn the 2019 regular-season WCC title.
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019
Gonzaga has a big recruiting weekend ahead, with campus visits from a pair of transfer guards. Texas A&M graduate transfer Admon Gilder and South Dakota State’s David Jenkins Jr. are …
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019
Gonzaga, the West Coast Conference preseason favorite, is back on top after a relatively slow start.
Mon., April 22, 2019
Add another name to Gonzaga’s list of underclassmen entering the NBA Draft.
UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019
Sophomore guard Zach Norvell Jr. became the third Gonzaga basketball player this week to declare for the NBA draft. Norvell made his announcement Saturday afternoon in a school release.
UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019
Julian Strawther, a talented wing ranked in the top 40 in the 2020 class, celebrated his 17th birthday Thursday by announcing on Twitter he’s “110% committed” to Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019
Gonzaga appears to have found a replacement for assistant coach Donny Daniels, who is leaving the program after nine seasons. The Zags are expected to hire former Vanderbilt associate head …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019
Gonzaga junior forward Brandon Clarke has declared for the NBA draft. Clarke made it official Wednesday via a GU release, two days after teammate Rui Hachimura declared for the draft. …
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019
Assistant Donny Daniels is leaving Gonzaga, but he’s not quite ready to completely call it quits after four decades in the coaching profession. He’s expected to join Utah’s staff as …
Mon., April 15, 2019
A look back at some of Rui Hachimura’s finest moments as a Zag. On Monday, Hachimura became the ninth player in Gonzaga history to declare early for the NBA draft.
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019
Gonzaga junior forward Rui Hachimura has declared for the NBA Draft, the school announced. Hachimura made it official Monday, but the announcement isn’t a surprise. The 6-foot-8, 230-pound forward from …
UPDATED: Sun., April 14, 2019
Gonzaga point guard Josh Perkins will be one of 64 seniors attending the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament this week.
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019
Gonzaga is one of seven programs listed as possible destinations for South Dakota State’s David Jenkins Jr.
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019
In nearly every scenario, Gonzaga is going to face one of its most demanding nonconference schedules, including the possibility of a ranked foe in the WCC.