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John Blanchette: This team deserves celebration

The Gonzaga Bulldogs celebrated Monday night in a way they haven’t in at least a decade. They celebrated like it mattered, because it did.

Gonzaga gains automatic bid to NCAA

The Gonzaga Bulldogs have seemingly faced elimination games for the last month so when they followed up their improbable run to a WCC regular-season title with a pair of gritty …

Blanchette: Not surprisingly, Zags find way to win

The last time Gonzaga got bounced in the league tournament semis as a 1 or 2 seed was back in 1994. In the 16 seasons between then and this weekend …

GU men outlast Dons, reach WCC final

LAS VEGAS – Gonzaga’s Marquise Carter showed why he was voted WCC newcomer of the year and reserve wing Mike Hart showed why head coach Mark Few trusts him in …

Gonzaga women to face Pilots; men get Dons

A year ago at the WCC women’s basketball tournament, Portland coach Jim Sollars stated that Gonzaga was the best team in conference history.

Zags want to make their own path to NCAA men’s tourney

Depending on what bracket genius you want to believe, Gonzaga at the moment is an 11-seed (but classified as on the NCAA tournament bubble), an 11-seed and rising, or one …

Gonzaga’s Vandersloot, coach Graves take top WCC honors

It may be the least surprising news, but it was no less monumental when the West Coast Conference announced Tuesday that Gonzaga senior Courtney Vandersloot was its player of the …

Gray, Sacre make WCC’s first team

Five Gonzaga Bulldogs were honored as the West Coast Conference released its All-WCC and individual awards Tuesday.

GU men earn another title

Gonzaga throttled San Diego 68-31 on Saturday night at the Jenny Craig Pavilion, to clinch a share of its 11th consecutive WCC title, the second-longest streak in NCAA Division I …

GU can wrap up another title with win at San Diego

The last obstacle in Gonzaga’s pursuit of another West Coast Conference men’s basketball championship is the same team that helped make it possible.

Zags not ready to give up title yet

After 10 seasons, the Gonzaga Bulldogs have become pretty attached to the West Coast Conference regular-season men’s basketball title. They weren’t ready to hand it over to Saint Mary’s on …

Gonzaga women rout second-place Saint Mary’s

The difference between the best women’s basketball team in the West Coast Conference and the team that sits second is, oh, just 69 points.

Gonzaga vs. St. Mary’s in battle of WCC’s best

Gonzaga coach Mark Few generally doesn’t get too worked up about milestones and records, but he does hold the West Coast Conference regular-season title in high regard.

Zag men in second alone after win

Marquise Carter scored 18 points — one game after setting a career-high with 20 — as Gonzaga beat San Francisco 70-53 on Saturday night.

Gonzaga women clinch seventh straight WCC title

Courtney Vandersloot had 28 points and 12 assists, Janelle Bekkering scored 24 points and No. 25 Gonzaga clinched its seventh straight West Coast Conference title with a 103-59 win over …

Gonzaga, San Francisco set for crucial matchup for 2nd place in WCC

Nearly a month ago, Gonzaga and San Francisco met at War Memorial Gym to break a second-place tie in the West Coast Conference men’s basketball standings. They’ll do it again …

Zags, Dons meet in critical game

Nearly a month ago, Gonzaga and San Francisco met at War Memorial Gym to break a second-place tie in the West Coast Conference men’s basketball standings. They’ll do it again …

Zag women roll to win over Broncos

Courtney Vandersloot had 24 points and 11 assists, and No. 25 Gonzaga clinched at least a share of its seventh straight conference title with a 93-65 win over Santa Clara …

Carter scores 20 in Zags’ win over Santa Clara

Marquise Carter scored a career-high 20 points and had five assists to help Gonzaga beat Santa Clara 85-76 on Thursday night.

A high WCC seed would mean fewer games for GU

It’s hardly breaking news when top seeds advance in a tournament setting, but it underscores the importance of securing a No. 1 or No. 2 seed. Gonzaga still has an …

Gonzaga men win at Pepperdine

Elias Harris had 15 points and 11 rebounds as Gonzaga defeated Pepperdine 63-44 Saturday night.

Vandersloot reaches milestone in GU women’s win

Gonzaga senior Courtney Vandersloot took the suspense out early in her march to 1,000 career assists but the Bulldogs had a much tougher time with Pepperdine Saturday afternoon.

Zags play at Pepperdine

Keion Bell, Pepperdine’s top scorer the last three years, has missed the last two games, but the Waves responded with a pair of wins. The Zags take on the Waves …

Gonzaga women turn to tough defense for 11th consecutive win

The high-octane Gonzaga women’s basketball team took the economy model out for a spin on Thursday night. Without the nation’s top offense hitting on all cylinders until a game-ending 23-2 …

Gonzaga men win sloppy game

The mistake-prone Bulldogs couldn’t put Loyola Marymount away and ended up having to fend off a late Lions’ rally to claim a sloppy 67-57 West Coast Conference men’s basketball victory …

Gonzaga women roll to another win

Without the nation’s top offense hitting on all cylinders until a game-ending 23-2 blitz, the Bulldogs put up a road block to throttle Loyola-Marymount 82-42 before 2,837 fans at McCarthey …

Gonzaga women roll to 24th consecutive WCC basketball victory

The way Gonzaga started against Portland on Friday night, it seemed like the toughest decision Bulldogs basketball coach Kelly Graves was going to have to make was whether to order …

Gonzaga women roll over Portland

Gonzaga women win their 24th consecutive West Coast Conference basketball game.

Zags bounce back to beat Pilots

The Zags dug their way out of a 13-point deficit to overtake Portland 67-64 for a key West Coast Conference men’s basketball victory in front of a sellout crowd of …

Dower leads Zags with 27 points

Redshirt freshman Sam Dower came off the bench to score a career-high 27 points, helping Gonzaga snap a three-game losing streak by beating San Diego 86-53 on Saturday night.