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UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 8:58 p.m.

Gonzaga-San Diego: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 69-59 victory

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 69-59 win over San Diego on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 10:06 p.m.

Gonzaga women roll past San Diego for 13th straight win

SAN DIEGO – Thirteen and counting. Gonzaga continued to roll undefeated through the West Coast Conference, defeating San Diego 63-44 on Thursday for its 13th consecutive victory, 11 in WCC …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 11:13 p.m.

Balanced scoring, stout defense helps No. 14 Gonzaga fend off San Diego 69-59

Johnathan Williams scored a team-high 14 points as No. 14 Gonzaga downed San Diego 69-59 in a defensive duel Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 7:08 p.m.

Gonzaga gets first look at defensive-minded San Diego

San Diego made strides in the win column in coach Lamont Smith’s first two seasons, but the Toreros weren’t getting it done at the defensive end. That didn’t sit well …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 4:54 p.m.

Former Gonzaga great Ronny Turiaf gets WCC Hall of Honor call

Ronny Turiaf, whose game and magnetic personality left an indelible impression on Gonzaga basketball and the university, is part of the WCC’s 2018 Hall of Honor class.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 4:43 p.m.

Gonzaga women carry 12-game winning streak into challenging week

When things are going this well, it’s easy to imagine trouble lurking around the next corner.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 6:38 p.m.

Two Isaiahs spark Toreros’ offense

Gonzaga’s first meeting with San Diego and there are two obvious key matchups.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 6:42 p.m.

Return road to Final Four presents obstacles for Gonzaga, 2017 participants

Getting there is an enormous accomplishment. Getting back the following year isn’t easy, but it happens fairly often. We’re talking about reaching the Final Four and the Final Four encore.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 7:55 p.m.

Gonzaga has plenty to work on after holding off Dons

Gonzaga coach Mark Few, much like his team against San Francisco on Saturday, went back and forth. He had plenty of praise for his players’ efforts in a hard-fought 82-73 …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 11:31 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams displays balanced play, even while missing a shoe

Nearly five minutes into the Bulldogs’ 82-73 win over San Francisco, Johnathan Williams lost his shoe going up for an offensive rebound before Josh Perkins buried a long 3-pointer to …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 11:36 p.m.

Josh Perkins humbly surpasses 1,000 points in his Gonzaga career

Josh Perkins was humble about his milestone in front of reporters, but breaking 1,000 points is certainly nothing he or any of his teammates could shrug at.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 11:34 p.m.

Killian Tillie showing more consistency for Gonzaga

If you want to talk about Gonzaga’s consistency, you won’t get too far with Mark Few. “I wouldn’t say I would use the consistent word to anybody in our program …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 11:35 p.m.

Analysis: Up-and-down Gonzaga finishes on high note against USF

Ten great minutes. Ten lousy minutes. Twenty edge-of-your seat minutes. No. 15 Gonzaga showed every side of its basketball personality, both good and bad, but found a way to hold …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 11:34 p.m.

Gonzaga-San Francisco: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 82-73 victory

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 82-73 win over San Francisco on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 11:36 p.m.

TV Take: Broadcast trio offers fans comfortable insight during uncomfortable Gonzaga victory over San Francisco

It was just the cozy Kennel confines that mattered for those of watching at home however. It also was the local announcing crew of Greg Heister, Dan Dickau and Richard …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 11:34 p.m.

Gonzaga holds off San Francisco’s rally for hard-fought 82-73 victory

The forward tandem of Killian Tillie and Johnathan Williams scored 16 points apiece to lead No. 15 Gonzaga to a 82-73 victory over upset-minded San Francisco on Saturday at the …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 4:03 p.m.

San Francisco guard Frankie Ferrari drives up scoring average

The Dons’ trio guards were a stern defensive test for the Zags two weeks ago in San Francisco. Nothing’s changed, except junior guard Frankie Ferrari has been in quite the …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 5:22 p.m.

Corey Kispert back on track as Gonzaga entertains USF to open second half of WCC season

Corey Kispert was back to being Corey Kispert on Thursday, one of the most promising developments for Gonzaga in a 95-79 road victory over Portland.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 11:21 p.m.

Analysis: Gonzaga grounds Pilots for second time in two weeks

The rematch was pretty much a replay. Gonzaga roughed up the Portland Pilots for the second time in two weeks. It wasn’t quite the 46-point blowout of two weeks ago …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 11:17 p.m.

TV Take: Portland’s defense, ESPNU’s crew took turns losing track of Gonzaga

There are a lot of words one could use to describe Gonzaga’s 95-79 West Coast Conference win Thursday night at Portland, but mesmerizing may not be one of them.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 10:35 p.m.

Gonzaga-Portland: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 95-79 victory

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 95-79 win over Portland on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 11:34 p.m.

Killian Tillie, Corey Kispert lead No. 15 Gonzaga past Portland 95-79

Killian Tillie matched his career-high of 27 points and Corey Kispert added a career-best 23 points as No. 15 Gonzaga handled Portland 95-79 on Thursday at the Chiles Center.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 5:01 p.m.

Gonzaga huddles with former Zag Zach Collins after Trail Blazers’ game

Gonzaga’s quick road trip to the Rose City included time to catch up with former Zag forward Zach Collins. The Zags’ charter flight to Portland was delayed by mechanical issues …

Gonzaga hoping for repeat success in second duel with Portland

This admittedly isn’t a widely accepted hypothesis, but maybe getting thrashed by Gonzaga at the McCarthey Athletic Center isn’t such a bad thing for the Zags’ WCC opponents.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 7:10 p.m.

Gonzaga women enter next challenges riding 10-game winning streak

Laura Stockton and the Bulldogs are looking down at the rest of the West Coast Conference.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 3:52 p.m.

Freshman guard Marcus Shaver Jr. helps fuel Pilots’ offense

True freshman guard Marcus Shaver Jr. has been the Pilots’ top scoring threat through eight WCC games. Shaver, inserted into the starting lineup two games ago, is averaging 10.8 points …

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 5:12 p.m.

Gonzaga falls to No. 15, one spot ahead of Saint Mary’s

Gonzaga’s loss to Saint Mary’s cost the Zags just two spots in the latest AP college basketball poll, but it did wonders for the Gaels. The Zags (17-4, 7-1 WCC) …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 6:26 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins tries to keep rolling forward

Spend any time around Josh Perkins and you’ve probably heard him say, “I’ll roll with my guys,” or words to that effect. The junior point guard is learning how to …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 9:49 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura delivers at both ends of the court in win at Santa Clara

Rui Hachimura draws a lot of attention with his soaring dunks and slashing drives into the lane. He found another way into the spotlight Saturday, spending a good chunk of …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 10:05 p.m.

Analysis: Gonzaga turns page on Saint Mary’s with solid win over Santa Clara

It’s one thing to dismiss a 16-point loss to Villanova, which just might be the best team in the country. It’s another to move on from a home loss to …