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Gonzaga brings the big bats en route to 17-2 rout over Pepperdine in WCC Championship

Gonzaga Athletics STOCKTON, Calif. — Senior Jake Vieth hit two homers and Gonzaga baseball rolled on offense to a WCC Tournament Championship and NCAA Tournament berth with a 17-2 win over top-seeded Pepperdine on Saturday in Stockton, Calif. “You can’t beat that, our pitchers have carried us all year and I loved the way our offense was dialed in this weekend,” head coach Mark Machtolf said. “The way the guys responded again this weekend was phenomenal.... More>>

Zags score 13 runs in win over LMU in WCC Tournament

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Gonzaga had a 4-0 lead through five innings, but broke the game open with a seven-run sixth inning. Altogether the Zags pounded out 15 hits on the day and scored a season-high-tying 13 runs.

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Gonzales flawless in Mariners 1-0 win over Athletics

Mariners extend their winning streak to 5 games Mariners extend their winning streak to 5 games

Former Gonzaga Bulldogs pitcher Marco Gonzales was flawless in Wednesday's game against the Athletics, leading the Mariners to a 1-0 victory.

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Gonzaga's Bies & Legumina named to All-WCC First Team

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The First Team honors were the first all-conference awards of any kind for both Bies and Legumina, while redshirt freshman Ernie Yake was named to the All-WCC Second Team.

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Gonzaga falls 4-3 against Santa Clara on Senior Day

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Gonzaga will be back in action on Thursday at the WCC Tournament at a time to be determined. Live coverage will be available on GoZags.com.

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Gonzaga Runs Away Early in 9-0 Win Over Santa Clara

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SPOKANE, Wash. — Gonzaga baseball posted nine runs in the first two innings and Alek Jacob struck out 12 on the way to a 9-0 shutout win over Santa Clara on Saturday night. The win moved Gonzaga to 29-21 overall and 16-10 in the West Coast Conference, and kept them within one game of Pepperdine for the league lead. The Waves beat Portland 6-2 to hold on to the top spot. On Sunday, a Gonzaga win and Pepperdine loss would clinch the No. 1 seed...

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Gonzaga baseball clinches WCC Tournament berth with 5-3 win over Santa Clara

Gonzaga baseball took care of business with a solid start from Daniel Bies and four home runs in a 5-3 win over Santa Clara Friday night that clinched a berth in next week’s four-team WCC Tournament. 

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Zags rally for 13-Inning win at WSU

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Gonzaga baseball erased a 2-0 deficit and collected a 13-inning win to take the season series over Washington State on Tuesday night in Pullman, Wash.

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Gonzaga takes series with 10-2 win over NMSU

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Gonzaga will play its final non-conference game of the season on Tuesday at Washington State at 5 p.m. The game will be televised on Pac-12 Network.

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Vieth HR Lifts Baseball to 2-1 Win over NMSU on Steve Hertz Field dedication day

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Gonzaga baseball got a seventh-inning home run from Jake Vieth and a great staff pitching performance on the way to a 2-1 win over New Mexico State on Friday night. The Zags also honored longtime head coach Steve Hertz in the rededication of the field as Patterson Baseball Complex and Coach Steve Hertz Field. 

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Four homers power Zags to rainy win over LMU, 11-1

Gonzaga got on the board early and often in the rain-soaked day at the park. The two teams endured a 46-minute rain delay early in the third, and then a 59-minute rain delay at the start of the fourth.

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Gonzaga's Daniel Bies named WCC Pitcher of Week

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Bies dominated league leader San Francisco in a 6-0 complete game shutout win for Gonzaga on Friday night.

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Zags fall 3-0 to San Francisco

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The Zags (20-18, 10-8) managed just six hits in the game, but weren’t able to get to USF starter Landen Bourassa and the USF (23-17, 12-6) bullpen.

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Gonzaga's Perkins undergoes shoulder surgery

In an offseason overflowing with unexpected good news, Gonzaga men's basketball caught a bad break on Friday when Josh Perkins had to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder.

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Former Gonzaga basketball stars to help Kiwanis Club through basketball game

Former Gonzaga basketball stars Will Foster and Heather Bowman - along with SWX's Sam Adams - will team up with the Kiwanis Club in a charity basketball game Friday at 7 p.m. at University High School.

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Zags edge out Cougs, 7-4

Zags get 19th win of year Zags get 19th win of year

Gonzaga scored a run in the first inning and added three runs on five hits in the second inning.

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Jill Barta makes Minnesota Lynx's training camp roster

Jill Barta was named the WCC Player of the Year Jill Barta was named the WCC Player of the Year

Barta became the sixth player in program history to be named the West Coast Conference player of the year after averaging 18.8 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.8 steals in her final season at Gonzaga.

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Zags take on WSU Tuesday on SWX

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Gonzaga has now won five of its last seven games after taking two of three over the weekend in a key road series at WCC foe Pacific. GU lost the opener 2-1, but battled back with late-inning firepower to take down the Tigers

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Jill Barta selected No. 32 by Las Vegas in WNBA Draft

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After selecting Barta, Las Vegas traded her and a 2019 2nd round Draft Pick to the Minnesota Lynx for Ji-Su Park and Kahlia Lawrence.

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Killian Tillie to return for junior season

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The 6-10, 215-pound sophomore was an All-West Coast Conference Second Team selection and averaged 12.9 points and 5.9 rebounds per game in 2017-18.

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Zags begin road stretch against Huskies

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Two Zags hitting over .300 this season, led by Branson Trube at 3.22 and Gunnar Schubert at .313. - Trube leads the team in hits with 38 on the year, just two head of the Schubert.

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Hachimura returning to Gonzaga for junior season

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Gonzaga men’s basketball player Rui Hachimura announced he will return for his junior season in 2018-19 on Sunday. Hachimura averaged 11.6 points per game, starting only twice during the 2017-18 season.

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Gonzaga pulls away with 6-4 win over Portland

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Gonzaga (14-14, 5-5) erased a 4-3 deficit in the sixth inning and got 3.1 innings of shutout ball from its bullpen on the way to the win over the Pilots (10-17, 4-6).

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Zags to host WCC series against Portland

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The GU staff has a 3.43 ERA on the year and has combined for 209 strikeouts in 233.2 innings against just 92 walks.

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Cougars beat Gonzaga, 4-3

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Gonzaga returns home after an eight-game roadtrip with a weekend series hosting Portland (10-16, 4-5 WCC).

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Alek Jacob named WCC Pitcher of the Week

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Jacob stifled the Saint Mary’s offense as part of a combined shutout in Gonzaga’s 3-0 victory on the road on Friday.

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Johnathan Williams named honorable mention All-American

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Williams wrapped up a stellar career at Gonzaga. He finished his collegiate career with 1,478 points and 1,019 rebounds, eclipsing the 1,000-point and 1,000 rebound mark during his redshirt senior season.

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WCC Presidents’ Council approves basketball schedule changes

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Also beginning next season, the men’s and women’s championship format will change, whereby seeds 7-10 will compete in the opening round, seeds 5-6 will first participate in the second round, seeds 3-4 will first participate in the third round, and the top two seeds will play their first game in the semifinal round.

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WCC alters schedule rules in hopes of more NCAA bids

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. - The West Coast Conference is altering its scheduling with the hope of getting better treatment in terms of seeding and at-large bids for the NCAA Tournament. The WCC Presidents' Council announced Monday that the 10-team league will go to a 16-game schedule next season instead of an 18-game double round-robin.

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Jill Barta selected WBCA All-Region

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Barta was second in the West Coast Conference in scoring at 18.8 per game and fifth in rebounding at 8.4 per game.

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Gonzaga's season comes to end after 75-60 loss to Seminoles

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Gonzaga ended their year by winning 32 games, winning the West Coast Conference Tournament and making the Sweet 16.

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Gonzaga's Jill Barta to forgo final year of eligibility

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Barta was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Year and was selected to her third straight All-WCC first team selection. She was only the third ever Gonzaga player to be selected to three straight All-WCC first teams.

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Zags to face Florida State in Sweet 16

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The Zags are 31-20 all-time in the NCAA Tournament appearances with nine trips to the Sweet 16, three trips to the Elite Eight, one Final Four and an appearance in a national championship game.

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Gonzaga advances to Sweet 16 after 90-84 win over Ohio State

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This win marks the fourth straight Sweet 16 appearance for the Zags and their second win over the Buckeyes this season.

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Gonzaga's season ends after 82-68 loss to Stanford

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The Zags set a new conference record with 17 conference wins this season, finishing the year with a 27-5 record.

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(13) Zags open up NCAA Tournament against (4) Stanford

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Gonzaga was selected for its ninth NCAA Tournament in 10 years and 10th overall.

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(4) Zags set to play (5) Ohio State in 2nd round

Gonzaga beat Ohio State earlier this season, 86-59 Gonzaga beat Ohio State earlier this season, 86-59

The Zags are 30-20 all-time in the NCAA Tournament appearances with eight trips to the Sweet 16, three trips to the Elite Eight, one Final Four and an appearance in a national championship game.

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Sights from Gonzaga's 1st round win over UNC-Greensboro

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Here's a look at all the sights from Gonzaga's 1st round win over UNC-Greensboro in the NCAA Tournament. All photos were taken by Torrey Vail. More>>

Gonzaga beats UNC-Greensboro, 68-64 in nail-biter

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Johnathan Williams was the star for Gonzaga today, ending with a game-high 19 points on 8-12 shooting. Josh Perkins (16 pts) and Norvell Jr. (15pts) were the only other Zags to finish the game in double-figures.

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(4) Gonzaga set to play (13) UNC-Greensboro in 1st round

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GU is 26-18 in the NCAA Tournament under head coach Mark Few with a berth in all 18 previous seasons of Few's head coaching career.

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Gonzaga Women earn 13 Seed in NCAA Tournament, set to face Stanford Saturday

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Gonzaga was selected for its ninth NCAA Tournament in 10 years and 10th overall. 

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Gonzaga gets #4 seed; Will play #13 UNC Greensboro in first round Video included

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SPOKANE, Wash. - The Gonzaga Bulldogs snagged a #4 seed in the NCAA tournament and will play #13 seeded UNC Greensboro in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Boise, ID. This is Gonzaga's 20th consecutive appearance in the tournament, which ranks 6th in current active streaks, with Kansas at the top of the list, making their 29th appearance this year. 

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#4 Gonzaga will play #13 UNC Greensboro in the first round of NCAA Tournament

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The four seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs will take on the 13 seeded UNC Greensboro in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament. The Zags are in the West region and will be playing their first round matchup in Boise, ID on Thursday.

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Zags win WCC championship beating BYU, 74-54

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Killian Tillie was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player and posted a game-high 22 points in tonight's championship game.

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Zags wins WCC tournament title beating San Diego, 79-71

Zags win their 2nd straight WCC tournament title Zags win their 2nd straight WCC tournament title

The Zags (27-5) were led by Jill Barta’s 32 points. She was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player after going 10-of-19 from the field and 10-for-10 from the free-throw line.

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Few named District IX Coach of the Year; Williams named All-District

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Few has guided the Zags to a 29-4 record thus far, which marks their 12th straight season with at least 25 wins, and is one win shy of the program’s fourth 30-win season.

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Zags to face BYU in WCC Championship

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GU has won all four of the previous meetings against the Cougars in the WCC Tournament, with the last matchup coming in the 2016 semifinals, an 88-84 Bulldog victory. 

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Gonzaga Women top USF, punch ticket to WCC title game

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The Gonzaga Bulldogs fought through a scrappy game to come out ahead, 65-53, over San Francisco in the West Coast Conference Tournament Semifinals on Monday at the Orleans Arena. Jill Barta led all scorers with 19 points, going eight-of-13 from the field with 10 rebounds for her 13th double-double of the year. Zykera Rice grabbed 10 boards herself with six points, and Emma Stach was huge down the stretch, scoring 14 points, her season high, going four-of-seve...

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Zags advance to WCC Semis beating LMU, 83-69

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Killian Tillie led the Zags with 24 points which included five three-pointers, Johnathan Williams and Zach Norvell Jr. were the other two players to finish in double figures.

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Zags advance to WCC Semis after 81-70 win over Pepperdine

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Jill Barta led Gonzaga with 24 points on seven-of-10 shooting, and Jessie Loera added 13, two short of her career high.

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Report: Gonzaga in talks to join Mountain West Conference

A report in the San Diego Union-Tribune, Gonzaga could be headed from the West Coast Conference to the Mountain West Conference, although nothing has been set in stone.

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Jill Barta named WCC Player of Year, Fortier Coach of the Year

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Gonzaga head coach Lisa Fortier was selected as the West Coast Conference Coach of the Year for the third time after leading her team to the Regular-Season WCC Championship for the third time in four years.

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Few named WCC Coach of the Year; Norvell Jr. named Newcomer of the Year

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Few extended his own conference record, capturing his 12th Coach of the Year honor. He receives the honor for the second straight season, after leading Gonzaga to the national championship game and a program record 37 wins last year.

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No. 6 Gonzaga earns WCC title with 79-65 win over BYU

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Needing a win to secure an outright conference title, the Gonzaga Bulldogs raced out to a lead and never looked back Saturday on the road at BYU. The Bulldogs topped the Cougars 79-65 in front of 18,987 fans at the Marriott Center.  Johnathan Williams scored 16 points while Zach Norvell Jr. added 15 points and five rebounds for Gonzaga. The Bulldogs finish the regular season at 27-4 overall and 17-1 in West Coast Conference play. They have now ...

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Zags Build Lead Out Of Gate, Send Seniors Off With Win Over BYU Video included

SPOKANE, Wash. - Emotion from the tipoff was quickly replaced by domination as the Zags ran away from BYU on Saturday, 62-37 at home, becoming the only school in West Coast Conference history to win 17 conference games. The Zags honored seniors Emma Wolfram and Emma Stach pregame and postgame, and Wolfram, who has missed the season due to injury, started the game and subbed out immediately following the tip to a standing ovation from the 5700-plus Zag fans in at...

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Gonzaga rallies to beat San Diego, 77-72

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The Gonzaga Bulldogs pick up their 26th win of the season after beating San Diego 77-72 on Thursday night.

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Zags steal game from San Diego, winning 58-54

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Laura Stockton hit a game-sealing three with 33 seconds left and the shot clock winding down, and Gonzaga defeated San Diego 58-54 inside the McCarthey Athletic Center.

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No. 9 Gonzaga rolls past Pepperdine, 81-67

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This win marks the 35th consecutive win for the Zags over Pepperdine dating back to 2002.

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Zags continue WCC dominance with 67-48 win over Pepperdine

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The Gonzaga Bulldogs secured a perfect West Coast Conference road record with a 67-48 win at Pepperdine on Saturday, their 11th-straight win on the road.

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Zags roll to 76-46 win over LMU

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Gonzaga had five players finish the game in double figures, including Corey Kispert who scored a team-high 14 points.

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Zags set to take on LMU on SWX

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This is the 92nd all-time meeting between Gonzaga and Loyola Marymount. GU has a 70-21 advantage in the series.

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Gonzaga baseball season preview

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Gone from 2017’s West Coast Conference champions are five everyday fielders and two starting pitchers. But 18 members of the squad that successfully defended their WCC title and are eager to make it three in a row.

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Johnathan Williams named WCC Player of the Week

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Williams recorded his third and fourth straight double-doubles in a pair of road victories for the No. 9 Zags.

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Zags crush Saint Mary's 78-65, ending nation's longest winning streak

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The No. 12 Gonzaga Bulldogs get redemption on Saturday night after beating No. 11 Saint Mary's Gaels 78-65, ending the nation's longest winning streak at 19 games.

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Gaels hand Zags first WCC loss winning 72-56

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Saint Mary’s dominated the rebounds, 47-21, and points in the paint, 38-16. The Zags shot well from the line, going 13-of-15.

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Zags come away with 71-61 victory over Pacific

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Five Zags ended the game in double figures, including Killian Tillie who had a game-high 21 points. Johnathan Williams added 10 points and 13 rebounds for his eighth double-double this season.

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Zags get 20th win of year after 90-66 victory over Pacific

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Gonzaga (20-4, 13-0) remained perfect in West Coast Conference play and will host second-place Saint Mary’s on Saturday at 2 pm live on SWX.

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Johnathan Williams named a Senior CLASS Award Finalist

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Williams is averaging a team-high 13.6 points and 7.4 rebounds per game for the No. 12/11 Zags (21-4, 11-1 West Coast Conference).

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No. 14 Gonzaga shakes off BYU 68-60 to stop Cougars' streak in Spokane

No. 14 Gonzaga snapped a three-game home losing streak to BYU, holding off the Cougars 68-60 Saturday night inside the McCarthey Athletic Center.

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Zags Win 14th-Straight Behind Big Day from Barta, Down BYU 84-70

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by Gonzaga Athletics PROVO, Utah - The Gonzaga Bulldogs ended BYU's 23-game home West Coast Conference win streak and never trailed in an 84-70 win on the road on Saturday afternoon. Jill Barta added to her school record with her sixth-career 30-plus point game with 34 points and 15 rebounds, her ninth double-double of the year on nine-of-10 shooting. Emma Stach made WCC-leading scorer Cassie Devashrayee work all night, and added 16 points, her season high, on six-of-10 shooting and... More>>

Gonzaga comes away with a 69-59 victory over San Diego

Gonzaga gets their 20th win on the season Gonzaga gets their 20th win on the season

Johnathan Williams led the Bulldogs with 14 points and 12 rebounds, while Zach Norvell Jr. and Josh Perkins each finished the game with 13 points.

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Zags beat San Diego 63-44, to win 19th straight game

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Jill Barta led all scorers with 13 points, and Chandler Smith added 12 points and led with seven boards.

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Gonzaga escapes with a 82-73 win over San Francisco

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Killian Tillie and Johnathan Williams each had a game-high 16 points, while Rui Hachimura (14 pts), Silas Melson (13 pts) and Josh Perkins (11 pts) all finished in double figures.

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Gonzaga beats San Francisco 81-57 for 12th straight win

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Jill Barta led Gonzaga with 24 points, her seventh 20+ point game of the year, and nine rebounds.

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Career nights for Tillie and Kispert lead Gonzaga to 95-79 win over Portland

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Tillie matched his career-high of 27 points, after shooting 11-14 from the field, while Kispert shot 8-16 from the field and adding ten rebounds.

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Zags win big, beating Portland 75-36

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The Gonzaga Bulldogs made it 11-straight wins and defense led the way again on Thursday night as they defeated Portland, 75-36, at home.

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Zags bounce back with 75-60 win over Santa Clara

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Gonzaga had four players score in double figures ( Perkins - 17 pts, Norvell Jr. - 16 pts, Hachimura - 16 pts and Tillie - 12 pts) as they moved moved to 7-1 in West Coast Conference play this season.

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Gonzaga stays undefeated in WCC after 71-44 win over Santa Clara

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The Zags forced 23 Bronco turnovers, tying the season high, and making for 55 forced turnovers in the last two games.

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Report: Gonzaga and North Carolina to begin home-and-home series in 2018-19

Zags and Tar Heels will reportedly begin series in Chapel Hill Zags and Tar Heels will reportedly begin series in Chapel Hill

Gonzaga and North Carolina men's basketball have agreed to a home-and-home series beginning in the 2018-19 season, according to Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports.

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Gonzaga falls to Saint Mary's 74-71 despite career night for Hachimura

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Saint Mary's shot 56.6 percent, slightly above its season average, and won its 13th consecutive game.

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Zags force 22 turnovers in win over Saint Mary's

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Gonzaga forced 22 SMC turnovers for 13 steals and 22 points off turnovers, while only turning it over 10 times themselves.

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From manager to player: Gonzaga's Pete living out new kind of Cinderella story Video included

Brian Pete’s college basketball career didn’t begin with a host of recruitment letters or scholarship offers, it began with a brief conversation over postgame pizza. In just a few days, Pete went from washing jerseys to wearing one. Now, a team that became famous two decades ago for dancing in Cinderella’s slipper is now celebrating a different kind of rags to riches tale.

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No. 15 Gonzaga holds off San Francisco 75-65

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Gonzaga had four players finish the game with double figures, led by Johnathan Williams with 17 points (Perkins 16 pts, Melson 14 pts, Hachimura 10 pts).

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Gonzaga beats USF in dominant fashion 74-47

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Jessie Loera led the Zags with a career-high 15 points on six-of-eight shooting, and added a career-high nine assists to lead GU as well..

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Zags stay undefeated in WCC, beating Portland 70-56

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The Gonzaga Bulldogs used a balanced attack to dispel Portland on the road on Thursday night, 70-56 inside the Chiles Center.

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Melson and the Zags roll to a 103-57 win over Portland

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Melson scored a career-high 23 points, making seven 3-pointers, as No. 15 Gonzaga routed Portland 103-57 for their fifth consecutive win.

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No. 19 Gonzaga cruises to win over LMU, stays unbeaten in WCC

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Behind a monster night from senior Johnathan Williams, No. 19 Gonzaga scored a road win at LMU on Saturday night, 85-66. Williams had 30 points on 13-of-18 shooting, along with 10 rebounds. Josh Perkins had 12 points and 10 assists, the first Zag to record 10 assists in a game since Matt Bouldin did at Pepperdine on Jan. 22, 2009.    The Bulldogs, who started the second half on a 17-0 run, improve to 14-3 overall and 4-0 in the WCC. The Lions are now 5-10 and have yet to wi... More>>

Bulldogs Lead Wire-To-Wire Over LMU Video included

by Gonzaga Athletics SPOKANE, Wash. - The Gonzaga Bulldogs ended the day the final unbeaten team in West Coast Conference play on Saturday, downing Loyola Marymount, 77-67, inside the McCarthey Athletic Center. The Zags led wire-to-wire with the game never being tied after the opening tip. Chandler Smith led the Zags with 19 points, hitting all 10 foul shots, joining Barta who achieved that feat twice last year, and Smith made four late to ice the game. She added seven boards to lea... More>>

Jill Barta leads Zags to 73-51 win over Pepperdine

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Jill Barta led the Zags with 27 points on 12-of-17 shooting from the field, the most field goals a GU player has made this year and matching her career high for the third time.

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Johnathan Williams a candidate for Senior CLASS Award

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Sixty NCAA® men's and women's basketball student-athletes who excel both on and off the court were selected as candidates for the 2017-18 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate basketball.

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Ben White invited to MLS Adidas Player Combine

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The league will hold its annual combine from Jan. 11-17 at Orlando City Stadium, with representatives from all 23 MLS clubs scouting the top college prospects ahead of the Jan. 19 MLS SuperDraft in Philadelphia.

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Zags waste no time burying Broncos in 101-52 drubbing

No. 20 Gonzaga left no doubt against Santa Clara, scoring the first 15 points of the game in a 101-52 rout of the Broncos Saturday inside the McCarthey Athletic Center.

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Zags start WCC play 2-0 after 63-51 win at Santa Clara

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The Zags methodically built a lead over Santa Clara on Saturday afternoon on the road, winning 63-51 to move to 2-0 in early West Coast Conference play

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Zags open up WCC play with 81-48 win over Pacific

Gonzaga outscored Pacific 50-27 in 2nd half Gonzaga outscored Pacific 50-27 in 2nd half

Gonzaga outscored Pacific 50-27 in the second half and won the West Coast Conference opener for both teams 81-48 on Thursday night.

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Zags beat Western Illinois 80-65

Zags pick up 15-point win over Western Illinois Zags pick up 15-point win over Western Illinois

The Gonzaga Bulldogs picked up a signature and impressive win on Thursday night, 80-65, over Western Illinois, who had defeated No. 18 Stanford on the road on Monday night.

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Gonzaga falls to San Diego State 72-70

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San Diego State, which overcame poor shooting, upset No. 12 Gonzaga 72-70 on Thursday night.

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Killian Tillie leads No. 12 Gonzaga over IUPUI 101-71

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Tillie scored a career-high 27 points, and Williams added 17 points and 14 rebounds as No. 12 Gonzaga pounded IUPUI 101-71.

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Zykera Rice named WCC Player of the Week

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This is Rice’s first career player of the week honor. She joins Jill Barta this year who received the honor on December 4.

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Rice's career day leads Zags past Saint Francis Video included

The Gonzaga Bulldogs had an outstanding performance, top-to-bottom, through their lineup as they defeated Saint Francis at home on Sunday, 97-74.

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#12 Zags need overtime to survive scare from North Dakota Video included

North Dakota nearly left Spokane with a shocking upset loss of Gonzaga, but the No. 12 Bulldogs rallied for an 89-83 win in overtime Saturday inside the McCarthey Athletic Center.

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Gonzaga's Larsen stands tall through tragedy, adversity Video included

Gonzaga's Jacob Larsen has battled through adversity and dealt with unthinkable tragedy to get to where he is today. Now, as a redshirt freshman, the Zags' Danish big man is seizing his opportunities as he continues to grow in life and basketball. More>>

No. 12 Gonzaga bounces back to beat rival Huskies 97-70

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SEATTLE--Sunday night, the Gonzaga men's basketball team defeated Washington Huskies 97-70 to improve to 8-2 on the season. Senior forward Johnathan Williams scored 23 points while grabbing 12 rebounds. As a team the Zags shot above 50 percent from the field as they never trailed in the contest. Up next for Gonzaga is a home contest against North Dakota on Saturday December 16. More>>

Gonzaga loses heartbreaker to UNLV 52-50

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Gonzaga Athletics SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga Bulldogs erased an eight-point fourth quarter UNLV lead and led by two late, but fell to UNLV on Saturday afternoon inside the McCarthey Athletic Center, 52-50. The Zags had a out-of-bounds call on the court reversed and had possession up 50-48 with 1:17 remaining, but a turnover at the offensive end led to an eventual layup for UNLV with a foul, and an offensive rebound on the free throw that led to a put-back for the 52-50 lead....

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Gonzaga wins tight one in Pullman over WSU 64-56

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Zykera Rice took over late with 19 points, 13 in the second half, seven rebounds, and big play after big play as GU took control in the fourth quarter.

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  • No. 0 Silas Melson

    No. 0 Silas Melson

    Silas Melson is a big part of Gonzaga's future plans and has the power to electrify the crowd as he did by winning the dunk contest at GU's Midnight Madness.More >>
    Silas Melson is a big part of Gonzaga's future plans and has the power to electrify the crowd as he did by winning the dunk contest at GU's Midnight Madness.
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  • No. 2 Angel Nunez

    No. 2 Angel Nunez

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    Angel Nunez returns for what might possibly be his senior season playing for Mark Few. With the appeal pending the NCAA ruled that Nunez would be a senior this year after he transferred to Gonzaga from Louisville and began playing half way through last season after sitting out the first semester due to NCAA transfer rules.More >>
    Angel Nunez returns for what might possibly be his senior season playing for Mark Few. With the appeal pending the NCAA ruled that Nunez would be a senior this year after he transferred to Gonzaga from Louisville and began playing half way through last season after sitting out the first semester due to NCAA transfer rules.More >>
  • No. 3 Kyle Dranginis

    No. 3 Kyle Dranginis

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    Kyle Dranginis chose Gonzaga after having a storied high school career at Skyview High School where he was the two-time Idaho Gatorade Player of the Year and two-time Idaho State Player of the Year. On Mark Few's team Dranginis has settled into his key role off of the bench where he has made an impact both offensively and defensively for the Zags over the past two seasons.More >>
    Kyle Dranginis chose Gonzaga after having a storied high school career at Skyview High School where he was the two-time Idaho Gatorade Player of the Year and two-time Idaho State Player of the Year. On Mark Few's team Dranginis has settled into his key role off of the bench where he has made an impact both offensively and defensively for the Zags over the past two seasons.
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