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UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 10, 2020

Gonzaga anticipates physical affair against Loyola Marymount

Gonzaga knows what’s coming next: bruises.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 10, 2020

Gonzaga women put Saint Mary’s win in the past as Pacific visits the Kennel

Fortunately, Coach Lisa Fortier didn’t get too caught up in the euphoria of Gonzaga’s emphatic win over Saint Mary’s on Thursday night.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 10, 2020

Gonzaga-Loyola Marymount key matchup: Lions rely on versatile Eli Scott

Loyola Marymount’s Eli Scott, a 6-foot-5, 245-pound junior, is listed as a guard/forward, but he does it all for the Lions.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020

Analysis: Top-ranked Gonzaga faces little resistance in 94-50 smackdown of San Diego

Gonzaga didn’t score on its first two possessions. That was about the only resistance the top-ranked Bulldogs encountered the rest of the game.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020

Gonzaga-San Diego: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Toreros

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 94-50 win over San Diego at Jenny Craig Pavilion


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020

TV Take: Plenty of wipeouts for KHQ crew to analyze in Gonzaga’s rout of San Diego

The wipeout nature of the game – appropriate, in a sense, for surfer paradise San Diego – allowed the Spokane-based crew to examine some aspects of the Zags’ season that …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020

Gonzaga women get off to fast start, rout Saint Mary’s 74-49 in WCC clash

Surely, the coaches will find a few things to nitpick from Gonzaga’s resounding 74-49 win over Saint Mary’s on Thursday night.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020

Recap and highlights: No. 1 Gonzaga makes quick work of San Diego

Joel Ayayi scored 20 points, Filip Petrusev added 17 in limited minutes and the No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs rolled past the San Diego Toreros 94-50 on Thursday at Jenny Craig …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020

Tale of two transitions: Reloaded Gonzaga faces rebuilding San Diego

Gonzaga and San Diego are probably the two WCC teams that lost the most personnel from last season.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020

With BYU behind it, Gonzaga women’s basketball turns attention to talented Saint Mary’s squad

Now that the Gonzaga women have dispatched BYU, it’s time for the real rivalry game: Saint Mary’s, which visits the McCarthey Center on Thursday night


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020

Gonzaga-San Diego key matchup: Braun Hartfield has developed into the Toreros’ top scoring option

Braun Hartfield has emerged as San Diego’s best offensive weapon. The wiry, 6-foot-6 junior wing is second to guard Joey Calcaterra’s 13.2 points, but Hartfield has produced 10 consecutive double-digit …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 6, 2020

Gonzaga remains No. 1, but Duke cuts into Zags’ lead

Gonzaga has brought some stability to the No. 1 ranking, but AP Top 25 voters took note of the Bulldogs’ two closer-than-expected wins last week.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 5, 2020

Gonzaga rewind: Zags’ Killian Tillie puts up pair of healthy stat lines

Killian Tillie isn’t at full speed, but his on-court performance suggests otherwise. The senior forward delivered 22 points against Portland and 20 versus Pepperdine, influencing two hard-fought victories, particularly Saturday …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

John Blanchette: Something’s afoul at the free-throw line for nation’s No. 1 team

Not quite 7 minutes on the clock had elapsed Saturday night when a whistle sent Gonzaga to the foul line for the first time.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

Analysis: No. 1 Gonzaga has plenty to work on after outlasting Pepperdine 75-70

And just like every team in college basketball, the Bulldogs have several items to address on their to-do list. Some of those made repeat appearances Saturday as the Zags outlasted …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

Former Gonzaga players Dan Dickau, Derek Raivio react to Jalen Suggs’ commitment

There are still a few recruits to decide their 2020 college future, but with the sixth-overall prospect Jalen Suggs verbally committing to Gonzaga on Friday, the Zags have the seventh-best …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

Gonzaga-Pepperdine: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Waves

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 75-70 win over Pepperdine at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

TV Take: Gonzaga fends off pesky Pepperdine with one of GU’s own calling the action on ESPN2

When Gonzaga fans turn on ESPN2 to watch their Zags play, they expect to get a different perspective from the self-proclaimed Worldwide Leader.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

Gonzaga women dominate defensively, top San Diego to remain unbeaten in WCC play

Jessie Loera scored 13 points and dished out seven assists to lead the No. 17 Gonzaga women past San Diego 57-42 on Saturday at the Jenny Craig Pavilion.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

Recap and highlights: No. 1 Gonzaga holds off Pepperdine, 75-70

Killian Tillie scored 20 points, Filip Petrusev had 16 and the Bulldogs fended off the Waves at McCarthey Atheltic Center on Saturday night.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020

Gonzaga women find time to focus on fixes during impressive West Coast Conference win at BYU

The big game all but won, Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier was still looking at the little things.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020

Gonzaga’s focus to be tested again against visiting Pepperdine

It took one half against the projected last-place team in the WCC to disprove the common perception that Gonzaga was entrenched at No. 1 and would go largely unchallenged early …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020

Gonzaga-Pepperdine key matchup: Quality point guards Colbey Ross, Ryan Woolridge collide

Pepperdine’s Colbey Ross, a first-team, All-WCC selection last year, and grad transfer Ryan Woolridge, who continues to come up big when Gonzaga needs it most, is a must-watch matchup.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020

Analysis: Gonzaga toughens up in second half, rallies past Portland 85-72

The top-ranked Zags (15-1) rebounded from one of their worse halves of the season – they trailed the Pilots, No. 248 in the NET rankings and picked last in the …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020

Gonzaga-Portland: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Pilots

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 85-72 win over Portland at the Chiles Center


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020

TV Take: Tale of two halves for Gonzaga in West Coast Conference-opening victory at Portland

You had to wonder what those still-awake college basketball fans east of the Rockies thought when Thursday night’s Gonzaga halftime score flashed across their screen.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020

No. 17 Gonzaga women use late surge to top BYU 55-43

Katie Campbell scored 11 points and freshman guard Kayleigh Truong added 10 as No. 17 Gonzaga used a late surge to pull away from BYU 55-43 Thursday at the Marriott …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020

Recap and highlights: No. 1 Gonzaga battles past host Portland to start 1-0 in WCC

Killian Tillie scored 22 points, Corey Kispert added 18 and the No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs fought back from a halftime deficit to beat the host Portland Pilots 85-72 at the …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 1, 2020

Gonzaga seeks revenge after three painful losses to BYU last season

The Gonzaga women won 29 games last year and lost only five, but three of those defeats came at the hands of West Coast Conference rival BYU.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 1, 2020

West Coast Conference improving, but everybody – including BYU and Saint Mary’s – is still chasing Gonzaga

But the same questions remain. Can anybody catch No. 1 Gonzaga? Can anybody break up the Big Three of GU, Saint Mary’s and BYU?