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Gonzaga women lose to North Carolina 67-62

Xylina McDaniel completed a three-point play to put North Carolina ahead with 42 seconds left and made four free throws after a pair of defensive rebounds after that, scoring the …


Freshmen help Gonzaga women rally past West Virginia

Laura Stockton and Jill Barta each scored 14 points off the bench, starters Elle Tinkle and Shelby Cheslek added 12 and 10 points each and Kiara Kudrow grabbed 13 rebounds …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 6, 2015, 8:06 p.m.

Gonzaga hosts Eastern Oregon in men’s exhibition basketball game

The season officially starts next Friday, 5,900 miles away in Japan, but the Gonzaga Bulldogs have a dress rehearsal with an exhibition game against Eastern Oregon at 5 Saturday at …


College soccer: GU men’s coach Einar Thorarinsson set to begin 20th season

Entering his 20th season as Gonzaga’s men’s soccer coach, Einar Thorarinsson’s favorite memories have more to do with his players than the matches they played. “It’s gone by fast,” said …


Bulldogs draw crowd to library program

Storytime is always a popular activity at Spokane Public Libraries – especially during the summer months when kids flock to sign up for the summer reading program. But on Aug. …


Missouri’s Williams chooses Gonzaga

Johnathan Williams announced Saturday night that he will transfer to Gonzaga. Williams led Missouri in scoring (11.9) and rebounding (7.1) as a sophomore last season.


Zags capable of another special season

A six-month journey had just come to an end with an Elite Eight loss to Duke and the last thing Gonzaga coach Mark Few wanted to talk about was the …


No need to fret about Zags

A six-month journey had just come to an end with an Elite Eight loss to Duke and the last thing Gonzaga coach Mark Few wanted to talk about was the …


Blanchette: Final Four in view until final four minutes

HOUSTON – So what will be harder to turn loose – the most successful basketball season in Gonzaga history or the unhappy coda? The deflating missed layup. The open 3 …


Notebook: Zag seniors already missed

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski stopped Kevin Pangos in the handshake line for an extended verbal pat on the back.


UPDATED: Sun., March 29, 2015, 7:44 p.m.

Gonzaga’s season ends with loss to Duke

Gonzaga’s memorable season has ended in the South Regional final in Houston, with a 66-52 loss to Duke. Gonzaga, which peaked at No. 2 in the national polls and was …


With Shem, Houston, Bruins no problem

HOUSTON – The jokes about NRG Stadium were reaching roast temperature even before tipoff. How it was a four-dirigible garage. How the Uecker seats were in the next area code. …


GU notebook: Zags warm up but not the Bruins

HOUSTON – With 2:20 left in Friday’s game, UCLA’s Bryce Alford drilled a 3-pointer – the first of the game for the Bruins. Isaac Hamilton hit one of his own …


Vols would like to summit in Tampa

Through the peaks and valleys of their senior season, Cierra Burdick and Ariel Massengale have been driven by one question: What better place to end their Tennessee careers than the …


Gonzaga dominates Iowa to reach Sweet 16

SEATTLE – It was all on display. The inside power of Przemek Karnowski and Domantas Sabonis. The perimeter accuracy of Gary Bell Jr. and Kevin Pangos. Kyle Wiltjer’s deft shooting …


This was no flippant occasion for Zags

SEATTLE – You could see it when their eyes locked – Gary Bell Jr., Kyle Dranginis and Kevin Pangos – in the final 90 seconds, and broad smiles instantly creased …


More than a Sweet 16 berth on the line for Wiltjer

Kyle Wiltjer scored 24 points in 25 minutes to lead Gonzaga to its first Sweet 16 since 2009, making 10 of 12 shots and overpowering the Bulldogs’ opponent, Iowa, with …


GU women answer challenge

CORVALLIS, Ore. – What pressure? With a double-digit lead going, going and finally gone with 3½ minutes to play and the Gill Coliseum crowd in full roar, the Gonzaga women …


Blanchette: This isn’t a flippant occasion for Zags

You could see it when their eyes locked – Gary Bell Jr., Kyle Dranginis and Kevin Pangos – in the final 90 seconds, and broad smiles instantly creased each of …


UPDATED: Sun., March 22, 2015, 8:46 p.m.

Gonzaga men dominate Iowa

Second-seeded Gonzaga put on an offensive clinic in the first half – most of the game, really – and put the seventh-seeded Iowa Hawkeyes away in the second for a …


Sweet 16 would validate Gonzaga

As much as coach Mark Few insists neither he nor the other principals of Gonzaga basketball are consumed with destinationitis, you can sense some urgency over today’s game.


Gonzaga faces tall order in Hawkeyes

No chance Gonzaga overlooks Iowa today in an NCAA tournament round-of-32 game. For one of the rare times this season, the Zags won’t see eye-to-eye with their opponent.


Wiltjer-White matchup may determine Gonzaga’s fate

One of the NCAA tournament’s biggest, most-skilled frontcourts will be gone at the conclusion of today’s game between Gonzaga and Iowa. The battle between Gonzaga’s big imports and Iowa’s homegrown …


GU women seek Sweet 16 in Spokane

With one upset in the books, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team seeks another today on the home court of the Pac-12 champions for the chance to play in Spokane in …


Albanez continues torrid scoring pace for GU women’s team

CORVALLIS, Ore. – You’d be hard-pressed to find a happier Zag on Friday than guard Keani Albanez. Her postseason shooting streak stood up under the glare of the NCAA tournament, …


Greinacher hits big 3-pointer as GU women upset George Washington

CORVALLIS, Ore. – With George Washington storming back within six points and the shot clock winding down Friday night, Gonzaga forward Sunny Greinacher didn’t think. She let it fly. The …


Zags wouldn’t mind taking Werner along

SEATTLE – Never mind shortening the shot clock or moving the charge circle out a foot. The next rule tweak in the NCAA tournament should be the barnstormers’ special, allowing …


Blanchette: Zags wouldn’t mind taking Werner along

Never mind shortening the shot clock or moving the charge circle out a foot. The next rule tweak in the NCAA tournament should be the barnstormers’ special, allowing the winners …


The Walter Brothers embark on an I-5 odyssey

Brothers Jess and Ralph Walter, Eastern Washington University’s biggest fans, will shuttle between the Eagles and Zags’ games this week. Wish them luck.


NDSU thrives despite meager surroundings

North Dakota State, Gonzaga’s first opponent in the NCAA tournament, often practices in a 140-foot long, 60-foot wide building with a 20-feet ceiling.