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Gonzaga’s Mark Few and crew savor another Sweet 16

Among the numerous mileposts in Gonzaga’s 2017 season was one Saturday that went largely unnoticed. Gonzaga sealed its third straight Sweet 16, which hasn’t happened since the 1999 squad launched …


UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 7:50 p.m.

Gonzaga tries to silence Northwestern, pro-Wildcats’ crowd

The top-seeded Zags (33-1) are essentially considering it as a road game Saturday when they face No. 8 Northwestern (24-11) with a trip to the NCAA Sweet 16 on the …


Gonzaga’s Tommy Lloyd mentioned as possible candidate at Washington

Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd was listed by a couple of media outlets as a potential candidate for job at Washington.


UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 4:59 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Mark Few receives another Coach of the Year award

Gonzaga’s Mark Few has been named winner of the Henry Iba Award, presented to the national coach of the year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.


UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 4:31 p.m.

Killian Tillie takes advantage of extra healing time

Gonzaga had a short break after winning the WCC tournament before beginning preparations for the NCAA tournament. That was just fine with freshman forward Killian Tillie.


UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 4:11 p.m.

SDSU’s A.J. Hess has warmest regards for Brookings

Senior wing A.J. Hess, a graduate transfer from Southern Utah, loves everything about South Dakota State’s campus and community.


UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 4:04 p.m.

Upon further review, Przemek Karnowski tops NCAA wins list

Upon further review, Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski is the new NCAA Division I all-time wins leader.


UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 7:19 p.m.

Nigel Williams-Goss: “Coming to Gonzaga was the best decision I could’ve made”

Nigel Williams-Goss, averaging nearly 17 points per game for the No. 2 ranked-Gonzaga Bulldogs, wrote a column recently for the website, The Players’ Tribune, headlined “Where My Zags At?” In …


Williams-Goss lands another first-team All-America honor

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss on Monday earned another first-team All-America honor.


Zags climb to No. 2 in college basketball polls

Gonzaga climbed two spots to No. 2 in both major college basketball polls.


Four reasons why Gonzaga can make Final Four

Can Gonzaga own March Madness? The Zags have the requisite numbers: a No. 4 ranking, a 32-1 record and folders full of advanced metrics that support their billing as one …


UPDATED: Sun., March 12, 2017, 9:19 p.m.

No. 1-seeded Gonzaga faces South Dakota State in first round

Gonzaga on Sunday found out its NCAA tournament seeding (No. 1 in the West Region), site (Salt Lake City) and opponent (South Dakota State).


UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 11:33 p.m.

Gonzaga men have look, credentials of No. 1 seed to NCAA Tournament

Two projected NCAA tournament No. 1 seeds lost in their conference tournaments.


UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 8:53 p.m.

Numbers adding up for Gonzaga’s defense

It was inevitable Gonzaga coach Mark Few would be asked if this was his best defensive team minutes after the Zags limited Saint Mary’s, one of the nation’s most efficient …


UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 8:16 p.m.

The LaRocks from Butte are rock-solid Gonzaga basketball fans

Larry and Alana LaRock are devoted to the Gonzaga Bulldogs. The couple had not missed a home Gonzaga game at the McCarthey Athletic Center until this year – only because …


UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 3:47 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski finalist for Abdul-Jabbar Award

Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski is one of five finalists for the 2017 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Friday.


UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 4:03 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Mark Few named Sporting News’ Coach of the Year

Gonzaga’s Mark Few on Thursday was named Sporting News’ Coach of the Year.


UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 7:27 p.m.

Gonzaga takes time to celebrate championship, look ahead

The execution on the court was on point and so was the post-game celebration. The buzzer sounded on Gonzaga’s 74-56 win over Saint Mary’s in the WCC tournament title game …


Nigel Williams-Goss named first-team All-America by Sports Illustrated

Gonzaga junior guard


UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 6:53 p.m.

Gonzaga runs past Saint Mary’s 86-75 in WCC championship

When in doubt, pass the ball to Jill Barta. That seemed to be the general consensus among the Zags on Tuesday when the Gonzaga took down Saint Mary’s 86-75 for …


UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 1:41 p.m.

Few picks up a few more coaching awards

Gonzaga’s Mark Few on Tuesday was honored as USA Today’s Coach of the Year and the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) District IX Coach of the Year.


UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 8:30 p.m.

Gonzaga women will play Saint Mary’s for WCC title

Gonzaga earned a spot in the West Coast Conference championship game at 1 p.m. on Tuesday after the top-seeded Zags topped No. 4 San Francisco on Monday 77-46. It’s the …


UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 8:53 p.m.

Gonzaga women silence USF’s shooters, advance to WCC title game

Top-seeded Gonzaga strolled to a spot in Tuesday’s WCC women’s championship game when the Bulldogs took down No. 4 USF 77-46 on Monday at the Orleans Arena.


UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 4:09 p.m.

Gonzaga stays at No. 4 in AP, USA Today polls

Gonzaga picked up some votes but remained fourth in the AP Top 25.


Zags trying to put best seed forward at WCC tournament

After two minor upsets Friday, the WCC men’s tournament has followed the seeding entering Monday’s semifinals.


UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 10:07 p.m.

Gonzaga women take on San Francisco in WCC tourney semifinals on Monday

Get through the quarterfinals. Check. Now Gonzaga has just one more game to cross off the list before getting to the West Coast Conference final.


Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss one of 15 finalists for Wooden Award

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss is one of 15 finalists for the Wooden Award, presented to college basketball’s most outstanding player.


Gonzaga-Pacific key matchups

The Tigers are led by guards Ray Bowles and T.J. Wallace. Bowles averaged 12.5 points against the Zags but made just 10 of 29 shots. Wallace had 12 points on …


Gonzaga set to face Pacific in WCC tournament quarterfinals

Gonzaga will open the WCC tournament against No. 9 Pacific, which advanced with an 89-84 victory Friday over No. 8 Pepperdine on Friday at Orleans Arena.


UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 8:14 p.m.

Gonzaga women shut down Pacific 91-59 in WCC opener

The Gonzaga women ran out on the Orleans Arena court Friday afternoon with a few chips on their shoulders. For one, the Zags were not going to let this opening …