Stories tagged: college basketball
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 4:23 p.m.
Clarke shook off the rust quickly, averaging 14.6 points and hitting the game-winning tip-in in the semifinals to help Memphis reach the Summer League title game against Minnesota on Monday …
Sat., July 13, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
John Blanchette: After forgoing early entry into the NBA draft, Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie must go about reinventing – and improving – his game
They are there and he is here in Spokane, but if it bothers Killian Tillie even a whit it is undetectable – even if he fully expected to be there, …
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 11:01 p.m.
Williams-Goss is joining the Utah Jazz on a three-year contract, according to multiple reports, two years after being drafted late in the second round by the NBA team.
Thu., July 11, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Gonzaga men’s basketball has been selected as one of the recipients of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Awards.
Thu., July 11, 2019, 1:54 p.m.
Gonzaga’s first-round opponent at the Battle 4 Atlantis will be Southern Mississippi.
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 10:37 a.m.
Who’s in? Who’s out? With Washington State’s 2019-20 basketball roster finalized, we take a look at all of the offseason transactions, dividing it up by the returners (6), newcomers (8), …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 6:21 p.m.
The NCAA has charged North Carolina State with four violations, accusing a former assistant coach of providing payments and benefits connected to the recruitment of one-and-done basketball player Dennis Smith …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 8:50 p.m.
Analysis: An in-depth look at the pieces of Washington State’s now finalized 2019-20 basketball roster
After months of acquisitions, departures and transfer portal uncertainty, new Washington State coach Kyle Smith can rest easy having finalized the Cougars’ 2019-20 roster.
UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 7:48 p.m.
Gary Bell Jr., one of the best 3-point shooters in Gonzaga history and a steady force at both ends of the court, is returning to the Zags as a graduate …
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 4:09 p.m.
Ballo had 21 points, 17 rebounds and four blocked shots in an 84-74 victory over Puerto Rico 84-74 on Friday, lifting Mali into the semifinals. Mali had never advanced to …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 12:36 p.m.
Current and future Gonzaga players continue to be one of the major storylines at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Greece.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Lawyers for former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person say the 13-year NBA veteran was broke and financially desperate when he joined a bribery conspiracy that cheated young athletes. …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 4:56 p.m.
Joel Ayayi put on a show, but his Gonzaga teammate Filip Petrusev and Serbia got the win.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 11:25 a.m.
UConn’s men’s basketball program has been placed on probation for two years and Kevin Ollie has been sanctioned individually for violations of NCAA rules during his tenure as coach. An …
UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019, 9:05 p.m.
Gonzaga sophomores Filip Petrusev and Joel Ayayi helped their respective teams to wins Sunday for the second straight day at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Greece.
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019, 8:12 p.m.
Gonzaga sophomores Filip Petrusev and Joel Ayayi had strong first games Saturday at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Greece.
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019, 6:39 p.m.
Gonzaga is on the board in the 2021 recruiting class with a commitment from in-state forward Kaden Perry.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 8:50 p.m.
Gonzaga coach Mark Few recently sat in David Pendergraft’s Airway Heights office, each exchanging anecdotes from their mid-2000s teams.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 9:18 p.m.
The Los Angeles Lakers extended a qualifying offer to former Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams, the NBA team announced. The move means Williams becomes a restricted free agent on Sunday. If …
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 1:41 p.m.
UConn is heading back to the Big East. The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees voted to accept an invitation to move its basketball and most other teams from the …
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 2:31 p.m.
The NCAA has adjusted some of the guidelines used to determine when waivers should be granted to athletes who transfer. There have been complaints of ambiguity when it comes to …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 9:26 p.m.
Ryan Woolridge can’t remember the exact year, but he played with Admon Gilder on the same AAU team in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
UPDATED: Sun., June 23, 2019, 7:48 p.m.
North Texas graduate transfer Ryan Woolridge visited Spokane over the weekend and committed Sunday to the Zags.
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019, 9:27 p.m.
Gonzaga Legends: Kelly Olynyk happy to take a break from South Beach for a trip back to Spokane, Hoopfest
The Miami Heat forward has tried illustrating the world’s largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament to some of his less-familiar NBA teammates, but he insists it’s something they’d appreciate with their own …
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019, 4:04 p.m.
A University of Connecticut official says the school is working to get back into the Big East for basketball and other sports. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity …
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 9:15 p.m.
Former Gonzaga guard Zach Norvell Jr. didn’t hear his name called in Thursday’s NBA draft but he quickly found an NBA opportunity.
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 9:29 p.m.
Robert Franks’ basketball career will continue in the professional ranks despite the ex-Washington State forward going unselected Thursday night at the 2019 NBA Draft.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 6:08 p.m.
The Gonzaga Prep standout was one of 18 finalists out of 31 training-camp participants, but wasn’t selected for the final 12-man roster announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
Gonzaga’s starting five at the NBA draft: Projected first-round picks Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke, head coach Mark Few and assistant coaches Brian Michaelson and Tommy Lloyd.
Tue., June 18, 2019, 7:59 p.m.
Ali and Cannon, junior college transfers who were recruited by former coach Ernie Kent, both entered the transfer portal and seemed intent on finding a new place to play when …