Stories tagged: college basketball
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
Ben College scored 19 of his game-high 26 points after halftime, and sixth-ranked Whitworth kept pace behind league leader Whitman with a 98-84 men’s basketball victory over Puget Sound on …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 8:39 p.m.
Trevon Allen is bent low, maintaining a dribble about eight inches off the court. His eyes are forward, looking, looking while a Montana State defender looms over him.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
Washington State no doubt cleared a major hurdle Thursday night, beating Cal by a healthy margin to snatch its first Pac-12 Conference win and put a six-game losing streak to …
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Eastern will have plenty more time to savor its last victory, but head coach Shantay Legans prefers to embrace the extra rest and practice time afforded his team.
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 4:57 p.m.
Carroll Saints men and women’s teams took the court against the Rocky Mountain Battlin’ Bears Thursday night.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
Four games into the WCC season it’s apparent opponents are going deeper into the playbook when facing fifth-ranked Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 5:22 p.m.
Portland has struggled with consistency and rhythm offensively. That includes guard Marcus Shaver Jr., but the 6-foot-2 sophomore is trending up again.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 9:01 p.m.
Nowell, who averages 16.7 points per game, ranks third in the Pac-12 in two-point field-goal percentage at 56.8. But it’s not just about the numbers Nowell is producing – it’s …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 11:03 p.m.
Fully healed from the hip injury that kept him off the court for almost a month, Robert Franks helped Washington State repair many of its own wounds Thursday night at …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:53 p.m.
Actual human engagement returned to McCarthey Athletic Center on Thursday night, and not a minute too soon.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 11:03 p.m.
Gonzaga has made strides taking away the opponent’s primary scoring option over the last eight games, something it struggled with during the first month of the season.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
Corey Kispert added that he hopes there would be pie, but not just any old Cyrus O’Leary’s type, but specifically some home-baked deliciousness.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
Jaylen Nowell scored 22 points, Nahziah Carter made 6 of 7 shots and added 13 points off the bench and Washington won its sixth straight game, 80-64 over Stanford on …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 9:13 p.m.
Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 73-55 victory over Loyola Marymount at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
No matter how you feel about the local broadcast trio who bring Gonzaga’s basketball games into local living rooms, there is something comforting about the continuity of roles.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
Zach Norvell Jr. scored 17 points and dished out four assists to help No. 5 Gonzaga down Loyola Marymount 73-55 on Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 2:21 p.m.
Wilson was a four-star recruit by ESPN out of high school. He averaged 16.2 points, 10.4 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game as a junior at Junipero Sierra High School …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
For a long time in the Northwest Conference – indeed, for basically all of Matt Logie’s eight-year tenure at Whitworth – two men’s basketball programs have dominated and monopolized postseason …
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 9:54 p.m.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 9:10 p.m.
Marial Shayok scored 20 points, Michael Jacobson had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Iowa State beat No. 8 Texas Tech 68-64 on Wednesday night to hand the Red Raiders …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
Gonzaga’s next WCC assignment is against an opponent with a quality point guard, a much-improved big man and a nationally ranked defense.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 6:55 p.m.
Either the Cougars (7-9, 0-3) or Golden Bears (5-11, 0-4) will claim their first Pac-12 win and end an extended losing streak when the teams go head to head in …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 9:01 p.m.
Loyola Marymount’s James Batemon is next up for Gonzaga in a long line of talented guards in the WCC.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 5 a.m.
The main lights are down, music is pumping and the cheerleaders align themselves perpendicular from the bench. As introductions are booming out from the PA announcer, Jack Beach is positioned …
Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 8:36 p.m.
De’Andre Hunter scored 21 points and Ty Jerome had 14 and a career-high 12 assists as No. 4 Virginia started fast and routed No. 9 Virginia Tech 81-59 on Tuesday …
Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 8:40 p.m.
Top 25 roundup:
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 8:44 p.m.
How we voted: Sturdy defense propelling Virginia once again – possibly to nation’s top ranking next week
The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 65 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll this season. Every week throughout the 2018-19 campaign, he’ll break …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 9:09 p.m.
It was an eventful week on the court with three teams in the top five, including Gonzaga, involved in tight games before pulling out wins.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 13, 2019, 6:32 p.m.
At times, it looked like Gonzaga and San Francisco had advance copies of each other’s game plans. The fifth-ranked Zags and Dons put on a show Saturday night, playing to …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 11:47 p.m.
Duke, Tennessee, and now San Francisco. Gonzaga has been involved in three of the best games in college basketball with the season barely past the midpoint.