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Blanchette: Deep Zags raise expectations

Pro tip for the Kennel Club: Kids, when there’s a 74-year-old Naismith Hall of Famer on the visiting bench, the proper etiquette is, “Sit down, Mr. Brown!”


Blanchette: Zags shine in coming-out party

Pro tip for the Kennel Club: Kids, when there’s a 74-year-old Naismith Hall of Famer on the visiting bench, the proper etiquette is, “Sit down, Mr. Brown!” And that will …


Gonzaga cruises past SMU

No. 13 Gonzaga continues to live up to expectations in the early portion of the college basketball season, defeating visiting No. 22 SMU 72-56 on Monday night.


No. 13 Zags take on No. 22 SMU

It didn’t take long for the arrival of one of the biggest games on Gonzaga’s nonconference schedule. No. 22 SMU, one of two Gonzaga opponents ranked in the preseason Top …


Zags host to Larry Brown’s tough SMU squad

It didn’t take long for the arrival of one of the biggest games on Gonzaga’s nonconference schedule.


Zags open with Thompson Rivers exhibition

Gonzaga tips off its men’s basketball season with an exhibition game against Thompson Rivers University tonight (Saturday) at 6 at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


Zags welcome newcomers, share a little Kraziness

Gonzaga’s annual Kraziness in the Kennel is essentially the public’s first look at the Zags and here’s some of what those inside the McCarthey Athletic Center witnessed Saturday: Josh Perkins …


Gonzaga NIT schedule set

Gonzaga will be one of four teams featured in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off men’s basketball tournament in November at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Bulldogs …


Bulldogs picked sixth in WCC men’s soccer

The West Coast Conference announced on Tuesday that the Gonzaga Bulldogs men’s soccer team was selected to finish sixth in a preseason poll of the league’s coaches. GU received 23 …


GU coach Mark Few to be featured on ‘Game Changers’

Gonzaga University men’s basketball coach Mark Few will be the subject of Saturday’s “Game Changers with Kevin Frazier” on CBS. The episode will air at 9:30 a.m. on KREM-TV in …


Former Vanderbilt player says he’s transferring to GU

Eric McClellan, who led the Vanderbilt basketball team in scoring last season before being dismissed from the team after 12 games, said he is transferring to Gonzaga.


Blanchette: Zags’ Karnowski making his presence known in NCAA tournament

SAN DIEGO – You might be surprised to learn that at the Spokane residence he shares with two roommates, Przemek Karnowski is the 7-foot-1 Felix Unger, relatively speaking. He cooks. …


Blanchette: Karnowski cleaning up in NCAA tournament

His English gets better and better and his growing game picks up the inevitable Yankee touches, but it is good to know that the Americanization of Przemek Karnowski may be …


Gonzaga faces demanding matchup with Arizona

Gonzaga faces its biggest challenge of the season in an NCAA tournament round-of-32 showdown with No. 1-seeded Arizona tonight at 6:40 at Viejas Arena in San Diego.


Blanchette: Zags victorious, though battered and bruised by Oklahoma State

SAN DIEGO – In the Gonzaga locker room, trainer Jen Nyland set a school record for icebags distributed. Someone eyed a suspicious discoloration on the mascot’s costume and wondered if …


Zags advance with 85-77 win over Oklahoma State

Kevin Pangos scored 26 points, including hitting 12 of 14 free throws, and Gary Bell Jr. added 17 for Gonzaga (29-6), which defeated Oklahoma State 85-77 in an NCAA tournament …


Blanchette: Zags happy to show off black eye after winning scrap

In the Gonzaga locker room, trainer Jen Nyland set a school record for icebags distributed.


Zags’ Karnowski only concerned with getting a win, not apology

The Gonzaga Bulldogs got another NCAA basketball tournament victory on Friday – and an apology.


GU has lopsided edge in series with OSU

They’ve played at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, KeyArena in Seattle, The Milk House in Orlando, McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane and Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. Gonzaga and Oklahoma …


Zags have lopsided edge in series with Oklahoma St.

Gonzaga and Oklahoma State have squared off five times in five arenas in five cities, but the outcome has always been the same. GU is 5-0 against the Cowboys in …


Doug Clark: You love Gonzaga? Get in line, Przemek

Think you love the Zags? Really? Yeah. Yeah. You’ve got the posters and the T-shirts and ballcaps, all of which are adorned with that beloved Bulldog.


Oklahoma State headed in right direction at right time

After an up-and-down first few months of the season, Oklahoma State won five of seven down the stretch, including victories over Kansas and Kansas State. Both losses were in overtime.


Blanchette: Eight enough for Zags this time

Can’t tell you all the names of the guys in the committee room on Selection Sunday, but here’s a guess who made the call on the Midwest Region: Warren Buffet.


UPDATED: Sun., March 16, 2014

Zags draw Oklahoma State in San Diego

West Coast Conference regular-season and tournament champion Gonzaga will be playing its NCAA tournament opener in San Diego on Friday as the No. 8 seed in the West Region.


Bill introduced to restart Gonzaga-Washington men’s basketball rivalry

OLYMPIA – State law would make the Huskies play the Zags in basketball every year under a proposal introduced Tuesday by a Spokane senator. Considering there’s barely time left in …


Blanchette: Once-hot rivalry now one-sided

LAS VEGAS – Say, didn’t you used to be Gonzaga versus Saint Mary’s? Where’s the heat? Didn’t the Zags’ Robert Sacre once call this a love-to-hate-them relationship? Wasn’t the Gaels’ …


UPDATED: Mon., March 10, 2014

Gonzaga, BYU to meet in WCC title game

David Stockton had 18 points, Sam Dower Jr. added 12 points and nine rebounds, and Gonzaga advanced to the West Coast Conference championship game for the 14th straight year with …


Gonzaga men attempt to thwart Saint Mary’s third time this season

LAS VEGAS – Saint Mary’s had just defeated Pepperdine late Saturday night and coach Randy Bennett, guard Stephen Holt and center Brad Waldow took their seats for a postgame press …


Zag women prepared for another physical matchup with SMC

The top-seeded Gonzaga women face Saint Mary’s in a WCC tournament semifinal tonight after splitting two regular-season matchups with the Gaels. The Gaels won in overtime in the WCC opener …


Saint Mary’s up next for Gonzaga men

The top-seeded Bulldogs (26-6) survived a close one Saturday, outlasting Santa Clara 77-75 on David Stockton’s layup with 1.4 seconds left. They play Saint Mary’s in a semifinal Monday evening.