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UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 11:18 p.m.

Analysis: Silas Melson keeps Gonzaga rolling after Johnathan Williams’ sidelined in win over Portland

The night couldn’t have turned out more differently for Silas Melson and Johnathan Williams, Gonzaga’s lone seniors.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 11:14 p.m.

Gonzaga-Portland: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 103-57 victory

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 103-57 win over Portland on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2017.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 11:15 p.m.

TV Take: Silas Melson responds in a big way for Gonzaga

For the fifth time in five games, the Gonzaga Bulldogs rolled to an easy West Coast Conference victory. But the players who keyed the win, and one who didn’t, were …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 11:18 p.m.

Silas Melson has career night as No. 15 Gonzaga routs Portland 103-57

Silas Melson scored a career-high 23 points, including seven 3-pointers, as No. 15 Gonzaga had no trouble against a young Portland team during a comprehensive 103-57 victory Thursday night at …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 5:46 p.m.

No. 15 Gonzaga entertains new-look Pilots

Gonzaga continues its tour of the WCC’s three last-place programs against visiting Portland on Thursday.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.

Gonzaga women lead the pack again in WCC heading into game at Portland

After only four games, the chase is on in the West Coast Conference women’s basketball race.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 4:30 p.m.

Portland’s Josh McSwiggan, Philipp Hartwich provide one-two punch for Pilots

Sophomore Josh McSwiggan has been Portland’s most reliable scorer. The 6-foot-7 wing from England averages 13.4 points.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 6:13 p.m.

Couple of big steps forward for Gonzaga’s inside players

It was just four games ago that coach Mark Few was lamenting the inconsistency of Gonzaga’s inside play, the maddening nature of not knowing which bigs would show up on …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 11:25 p.m.

Analysis: Johnathan Williams dominates inside, leads Gonzaga to 85-66 win

Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams didn’t make every shot Saturday night against Loyola Marymount. It only seemed like it. And he had a valid reason for a couple of his misses.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 9:58 p.m.

Gonzaga-Loyola Marymount: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 85-66 victory

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 85-66 win over Loyola Marymount on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2017 in Los Angeles.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 11:33 p.m.

TV Take: Even experts can’t completely fathom Gonzaga’s dominance in Los Angeles area

Over the course of his Gonzaga career, coach Mark Few has enjoyed success any way you want to measure it.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 9:58 p.m.

Johnathan Williams, Josh Perkins lead No. 19 Gonzaga over Loyola Marymount 85-66

Johnathan Williams finished with a double-double of 30 points and 10 rebounds as No. 19 Gonzaga used a huge second-half spurt to defeat 85-66 on Saturday in Los Angeles.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 11:30 p.m.

Gonzaga having easy time against WCC’s have-nots heading into game at struggling LMU

Gonzaga’s schedule is routinely front-loaded. The Zags face most of their biggest challenges in the non-conference prior to the Christmas break. The Zags’ WCC slate is just the opposite.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 3:52 p.m.

Gonzaga trying to keep LMU duo in check

Gonzaga’s main concerns are Loyola Marymount junior point guard James Batemon and freshman forward Eli Scott, who played at Chino Hills High with LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball and was trained …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 11:22 p.m.

Analysis: Gonzaga’s bigs pave way in easy win over Pepperdine

Pick a stat. Paint points. Second-chance points. Bench points. Rebounding. All Gonzaga. More accurately, almost all Gonzaga bigs.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 11:22 p.m.

Gonzaga-Pepperdine: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 89-59 victory

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 89-59 win over Pepperdine on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2017 in Malibu, California.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 11:20 p.m.

TV Take: Gonzaga’s late-night snoozer must have been bad for ratings

It’s easy to imagine the bigwigs at ESPN, those whose lives revolve around the rating numbers, hate blowouts. Especially when a game on one of their properties begins after 11 …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 11:22 p.m.

Killian Tillie’s big night leads No. 19 Gonzaga to 89-59 rout over Pepperdine

Killian Tillie scored a game-high 22 points and pulled down eight rebounds as No. 19 Gonzaga routed Pepperdine 89-59 to remain perfect in West Coast Conference play on Saturday at …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 6:05 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr. flips script against Broncos

Gonzaga guard Zach Norvell Jr.’s knack for instant offense, particularly in the second half, has prompted some teammates to refer to him as “Microwave.” Norvell has been prone to sizzling …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 10:42 p.m.

John Blanchette: Gonzaga’s latest rout shows why conference schedule needs tinkering

So here’s the motion on the floor: trim the number of WCC games each school plays from 18 to 16, and let them schedule two more outside the conference that …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 10:30 p.m.

Large gathering of former Gonzaga players watches Bulldogs beat Santa Clara

The team reserved seats in the lower section across from the Gonzaga bench for 26 former players and their families in an annual gathering of Gonzaga alumni. The gathering is …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 11:11 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert looking spry again as ankle heals

It’s just a mental thing. That’s what Gonzaga guard Corey Kispert keeps telling himself as he continues to recover from his ankle injury he suffered a month ago against Incarnate …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 11:18 p.m.

Analysis: Strong defense, ball-handling spur Gonzaga’s rout over Santa Clara

On a night when Gonzaga cracked the 100-point mark for a school-record fifth time this season, offense seemed to be last thing on the Zags’ minds.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

TV Take: ‘Frustration’ is word of the day for Gonzaga despite 49-point rout

The word of the day during KHQ’s broadcast of Gonzaga’s easy 101-52 win over visiting Santa Clara on Saturday night? It might have been “frustration” or some variation of it.


Gonzaga-Santa Clara: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 101-52 victory

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 101-52 win over Santa Clara on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017 at the McCarthey Athletic …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 12:13 a.m.

Gonzaga’s foreign players enjoy visits from family during holidays

It seems like the toughest time for Gonzaga’s foreign players is right around the holiday break, but for some their families visit them in Spokane, and a few even get …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 11:37 a.m.

Rui Hachimura, Josh Perkins guide Gonzaga past Pacific, 81-48

In Gonzaga’s last two games, the Zags have turned to Rui Hachimura and the sophomore forward from Japan has finished in the lane and applied foul pressure on the opponent.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 12:15 a.m.

For Pete’s sake: One-time Gonzaga manager gets a little time on the court

Brian Pete’s role extended beyond just practice when he came off the bench for the first time this season in the final minutes of Gonzaga’s 81-48 win over Pacific on …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 12:13 a.m.

Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins patiently waits for the prime opportunity to throw one down

Josh Perkins might be lacking a few inches in height, but he can certainly hang with the bigs. “They know I’m the best dunker in practice,” the Gonzaga guard joked.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 12:11 a.m.

Gonzaga-Pacific: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 81-48 victory

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 81-48 win over Pacific on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 at the McCarthey Athletic Center.