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UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 12:07 a.m.

Gonzaga-Illinois: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 84-78 victory over the Fighting Illini

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 84-76 win over Illinois on Monday, Nov. 19, at the Lahaina Civic Center in …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 12:07 a.m.

TV Take: ESPN’s Bill Walton praises Gonzaga … when he was actually talking about basketball

The Zags made their 2018 Maui Invitational debut late Monday night on ESPN2 with a 84-78 win over scrappy Illinois, but that wasn’t the main event, at least not on …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 12:05 a.m.

John Blanchette: Madness in Maui gives Gonzaga first test of its season against Illinois

Giorgi Bezhanishvili is a University of Illinois freshman from Georgia – the one wedged between Turkey and Russia, not between Florida and Bubba – via Austria and a New Jersey …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 12:31 a.m.

Analysis: Gonzaga holds off late Illinois charge to win opener of Maui Invitational

Gonzaga did something that defied all odds Monday at the Maui Invitational. The third-ranked Zags committed 14 turnovers in the first half – charges, errant inbound passes, ill-advised drives into …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 11:16 p.m.

Live updates: Gonzaga holds off late Illinois charge in Maui Invitational opener

Follow along here for updates and analysis as the Gonzaga Bulldogs play the Illinois Fighting Illini at Lahaina Civic Center in Maui, Hawaii. You can watch the game on ESPN2.

Key matchup: Gonzaga’s frontcourt will test Illinois freshman

Gonzaga’s front-court tandem of Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke looks to have an edge inside against the Illini’s typical four-guard/wing alignment and freshman Giorgi Behanishvih, 6-foot-9 and 235.

Gonzaga aide Stephen Gentry strolls down memory lane against Illinois and former boss

Stephen Gentry’s frequent chats and text exchanges with Illinois coach Brad Underwood should resume later this week. They’ve been put on hold temporarily with third-ranked Gonzaga facing Illinois in a …

Gonzaga coach Mark Few could be Maui’s biggest fan

Everybody who visits Maui pretty much becomes a fan, but Mark Few might be at the front of the line with his endorsement of the island.