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UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018

TV Take: Zach Norvell Jr. goes from ice cold to fresh out of the microwave hot in Gonzaga’s high-scoring win over Creighton

With 9 minutes, 36 seconds left Saturday afternoon in Gonzaga’s 103-92 victory at Creighton, Zach Norvell hit a step-back 3-pointer. He screamed. Nothing in particular. Just a scream of joy.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018

Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr. took flight with big half against Creighton last year

Almost a year ago to the day, Zach Norvell Jr. was a promising redshirt freshman coming off Gonzaga’s bench and averaging just 11.6 minutes per game. Then Creighton happened. Half …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018

Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura, Zach Norvell Jr. selected to Maui All-Tournament team

Gonzaga had numerous candidates but settled for two representatives on the Maui Invitational All-Tournament team.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018

What could have happened if Rui Hachimura, Killian Tillie or Zach Norvell Jr. left Gonzaga after last season? Just take a look at Texas A&M

It has been a tale of two programs since Gonzaga and Texas A&M last met almost three years ago.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018

Gonzaga trio on Wooden Award 50-player preseason watch list

Rui Hachimura has become a familiar name on preseason watch lists, with Killian Tillie not far behind and Zach Norvell Jr. receiving several mentions, too.

Gonzaga men: Talented roster generates high expectations for Bulldogs despite Killian Tillie injury

Gonzaga pretty much went unbeaten in the offseason, until Tuesday’s news that junior forward Killian Tillie will miss eight weeks with a stress fracture in his ankle.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018

Gonzaga returns to favorite’s role; four Zags selected preseason All-WCC

Gonzaga’s rare, one-year absence as the WCC preseason favorite officially came to an end Thursday, to the surprise of absolutely nobody.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018

Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura among 20 candidates for Julius Erving Award

For the third day in a row, Gonzaga has a player on a watch list for a national award. Junior forward Rui Hachimura is the latest, joining 19 others on …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018

Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr. one of 20 on Jerry West Award watch list

Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr. is one of 20 players on the watch list for the Jerry West Award.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018

Four way-too-early observations on Gonzaga after Kraziness in the Kennel

It is Oct. 10, the Zags have been practicing for less than two weeks and they’ve staged a 15-minute scrimmage in front of an overflow crowd at the McCarthey Athletic …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018

Senior point guard Josh Perkins off to healthy start for Gonzaga at Kraziness in the Kennel

This was Josh Perkins’ fifth Kraziness in the Kennel, but he was probably the most excited Zag on the court Saturday.

UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018

Gonzaga’s 2019 roster could be impressive if key players return

There are a few pressing concerns in Zagland at the moment, beginning with Gonzaga’s conference situation and followed by the team’s personnel picture for next season. Neither is crystal-clear. Both …

UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018

Zach Norvell Jr. promises return to Gonzaga; Rui Hachimura, Killian Tillie yet to think about future

At different points of the 2018 postseason, three separate Gonzaga underclassmen played themselves into NBA Draft conversations.

UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018

Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr.’s diet takes bite out of ‘Snacks’ intake

A sizable media contingent crowded around Zach Norvell Jr.’s cubicle Wednesday and learned a few more interesting tidbits about the redshirt freshman guard.

Clutch play driving Gonzaga’s hot streak

Space limitations prevent a comprehensive list of the gotta-have-it plays Gonzaga made down the stretch of its first two NCAA Tournament wins. The gist is the Zags keep making them, …

UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018

Clutch shots by Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell, ex-teammate Donte Ingram warm prep coach’s heart

BOISE – The latest addition to Zach Norvell Jr.’s greatest hits compilation came in the waning seconds Thursday against UNC Greensboro.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018

Gonzaga’s Mark Few named coach of year; six Zags receive All-WCC recognition

Gonzaga relied on balance during the regular season and that was evident when All-WCC honors were announced Tuesday. Mark Few was voted WCC coach of the year for the 12th …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018

Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr. again shows he’s a forward thinker

Norvell missed his first seven shots, five from beyond the 3-point arc. There was no reprieve for Norvell at the defensive end as a couple of critical lapses contributed to …

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017

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. 16, 2017

Zach Norvell Jr. heats up again after halftime as Gonzaga beats North Dakota

Zach Norvell Jr. produced another fine stat line – 19 points, seven rebounds, four assists and five steals – in Gonzaga’s 89-83 overtime win against North Dakota. Like several of …

The Force Awakens: Zach Norvell Jr. starts to heat up for Gonzaga

Turns out the Zags essentially have two starters at wing. True freshman Corey Kispert was rock solid in the first seven games before spraining his ankle against Incarnate Word on …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017

Gonzaga’s team defense leashes Husky offense

Gonzaga had a big night offensively in Sunday’s 97-70 road victory over Washington.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017

Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell, Jacob Larsen comfortable in Garden spotlight

One of the biggest stages in basketball wasn’t too big for two of Gonzaga’s youngest players.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017

Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr. named WCC player of the week

Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr., who had big games coming off the bench and as a starter, earned WCC player of the week honors.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017

Gonzaga handles Bluejays’ full-court pressure late

The Zags wilted against Texas’ full-court pressure at the PK80 in Portland, but they showed improvement when Creighton turned up the heat late.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017

Analysis: Trio of Gonzaga players have career nights as Bulldogs use second-half push to top Creighton 91-74

The Zags needed Silas Melson in the first half. They needed Killian Tillie all game. And they really needed ‘Snacks’ in the second half.

Gonzaga zones in on offensive end with PK80 Invitational on horizon

Gonzaga will probably run into zone defenses at the PK80 Invitational next week in Portland.

Newest Zags work through nerves, contribute to Gonzaga’s exhibition win

The nerves were going to be there under normal circumstances.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017

Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr. makes Erving Award watch list

Gonzaga redshirt freshman Zach Norvell Jr. has been named one of 20 candidates for the Julius Erving small forward of the year award.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017

An educated guess of Gonzaga’s starting five for 2017-18 season

There are a lot of unknowns about the 2017-18 Gonzaga basketball team after losing half of the eight-man rotation – and arguably four of the top five players – from …