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Gonzaga edges Portland

Matt Bouldin had 20 points and nine assists and No. 19 Gonzaga beat Portland for the 13th straight time, 81-78 on Saturday night in a WCC men’s basketball opener.


Early reviews are in: Zags like performance

They used words like “ecstatic” and “phenomenal.” The grade is incomplete because two games remain (Memphis on Feb. 6 and Cal State Bakersfield on March 2), but the Gonzaga Bulldogs …


Zags win OT squeaker over Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — As busy as the schedule was, Robert Sacre felt like he was playing in a tournament. The way Gonzaga is playing, that will come later.


Smashing win

It took a couple of minutes for the Gonzaga Bulldogs to warm up on offense Thursday night. Once they did, they put on a passing-and-shooting clinic in the first half. …


Grim day for Zags

NEW YORK — Nolan Smith scored 24 points, Jon Scheyer added 20 and No. 7 Duke held No. 15 Gonzaga to its lowest point total in 25 years in a …


Bouldin hopes to play

Gonzaga senior guard Matt Bouldin can’t say for certain he’ll play in Saturday’s college basketball showdown with No. 7 Duke at Madison Square Garden, but he’s optimistic he’ll be back …


Gonzaga wins without Bouldin

Freshman Elias Harris scored a season-high 27 points and No. 21 Gonzaga overcame the absence of leading scorer Matt Bouldin to beat Davidson 103-91 on Saturday night in Seattle.


Zags battle in Seattle

SEATTLE – It’s been four years since Adam Morrison banked in a 3-point buzzer-beater to lift Gonzaga past Oklahoma State in the 2005 Battle in Seattle. That’s the last time …


Demon Deacons upset Zags

Gonzaga took an early lead, but it wasn’t enough. The Demon Deacons of Wake Forest bested the No. 16 Zags 77-75 at the Kennel.


Demon Deacons drop in at Gonzaga

Typically, the only thing tougher than Gonzaga’s non-conference basketball schedule in November is December. The Bulldogs lost 25 games from 2007-09. Eleven of those defeats occurred in December. The last …


Bouldin scores career-high 28 to rally GU over WSU

For the third time this season, Gonzaga found itself trailing by double digits. This time it was Washington State that had the Bulldogs down by as many as 15 in …


GU battles past Cincinnati

Robert Sacre scored 14 points and Gonzaga won the Maui Invitational for the first time in three tries, beating Cincinnati 61-59 in overtime Wednesday night at the Lahaina Civic Center. …


Gonzaga cruises past Wisconsin

LAHAINA, Hawaii – It was the kind of stat sheet that made it hard for Gonzaga men’s basketball coach Mark Few to pick out his favorite entry.


Zags notebook: Bouldin, Buffs buds

LAHAINA, Hawaii – Gonzaga senior guard Matt Bouldin had a pretty reliable scouting report on Colorado’s basketball team. The native of Highlands Ranch, Colo., played pick-up ball with many of …


Zags beat Colorado in Maui Invitational

If the Gonzaga-Colorado game Monday looked familiar, it probably should have. Think Gonzaga-Michigan State, with Gonzaga playing the role of Michigan State and getting off the deck to win despite …


Mistake-prone Mastodons no match for Zags

In a duel of slow starts, Gonzaga and Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne traded turnover for turnover. Then Gonzaga stopped turning it over. IPFW didn’t, and the Mastodons kept missing shots.


GU women cruise past USC

Senior forward Vivian Frieson helps the Gonzaga women’s basketball team get rolling in a victory over USC at the McCarthey Athletic Center Thursday night.


Zags’ schedule softer? Not so you’d notice

The record shows that Mark Few doesn’t lose often, except perhaps in those arguments with himself. A few years ago, he sent his Gonzaga basketball team on a December odyssey …


Zags roll past Alberta

Gonzaga sophomore center Robert Sacre’s point guard in high school was on the opposing team. One of Sacre’s coaches in Canada, Greg Francis, was calling plays on the opposite bench. …


Kong finally at GU

Bol Kong is finally a Zag. Kong, a Sudanese native who has lived in Canada since the age of 7, is enrolled for classes at Gonzaga after recently obtaining Canadian …


Daye selection draws criticism

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — The reviews are in, and many of them aren’t very kind. Yes, plenty of criticism – from fans and pundits alike – has been directed toward …


Gonzaga’s Daye leaning toward NBA

Despite questions about the lanky 6-foot-10 forward’s strength and toughness, Austin Daye said after working out for Brown’s Charlotte Bobcats on Thursday that he’s heavily leaning toward keeping his name …


Zags’ Daye to take a peek at NBA

Gonzaga University forward Austin Daye will submit his name for the NBA draft, but doesn’t plan on hiring an agent. By not hiring an agent, the sophomore forward retains the …


Daye submits name to NBA

Gonzaga sophomore forward Austin Daye will submit his name for the NBA draft, but doesn’t plan on hiring an agent, The Spokesman-Review has learned.


Zags happily dance around first round

PORTLAND – If Mark Few heard it once since Sunday, he heard it a dozen times. “Everybody’s talking to me and our guys saying, ‘I won’t be down Thursday, but …


Zags run past Zips

PORTLAND - Staring at a third straight first-round flop, Gonzaga responded like the talented and NCAA tournament-tested team it is.


Zags draw Akron in Portland

The Gonzaga men’s basketball team, making its 11th-straight appearance in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, drew Akron and will play in Portland on Thursday in the first round of the …


Zags play for perfect mark in conference

SAN DIEGO – The Gonzaga Bulldogs are playing for momentum, NCAA tournament seeding and historical achievement. The San Diego Toreros are playing for momentum, WCC tournament seeding and to put …


Zags sidestep Broncos

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The only thing similar to the first meeting was the fact that Gonzaga won. Other than that, the Bulldogs were pushed throughout by Santa Clara before …


Bulldogs keep crown to themselves

Five minutes into the game, all five Gonzaga starters had scored. Seven minutes in, the Bulldogs’ lead had reached double figures. Seventeen minutes in, Gonzaga was up by 20. The …