Stories tagged: ncaa
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 10:38 p.m.
No hard feelings, Gonzaga fans: Katie Baker still roots for the Zags. So does her mom, who continues to own season tickets to see the women at the Kennel. But …
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:32 p.m.
It’s not about the minutes, it’s what you do with them. Gonzaga reserves Melody Kempton and Louise Forsyth learned that lesson the easy way on Saturday. Now they hope to …
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
To hear the coaches four years later, there were no losers in that epic second-round NCAA Tournament game between Gonzaga and Oregon State.
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:14 p.m.
Now who’s feeling vulnerable? With all they’ve endured in the last two weeks, it should have been the Gonzaga women.
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 11:28 p.m.
With the first weekend of the tournament now over, fewer than five percent of college basketball’s teams 353 teams are still playing. Kansas and Kansas State, both No. 4 seeds …
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 7:06 p.m.
Take a wild guess which Zag had the honor of putting a Gonzaga sticker on the Sweet 16 line of an oversized NCAA Tournament bracket inside the locker room. “Don’t …
Sat., March 23, 2019, 11:11 p.m.
Michigan State is back in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2015 after rolling past Minnesota 70-50 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night …
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 11:23 p.m.
John Blanchette: Brandon Clarke leaves everyone in Salt Lake City starstruck after dominating performance against Baylor
All those “watch lists” for college basketball’s many awards that managed to miss on Brandon Clarke altogether this year, or scramble to include him at midseason, or leave him off …
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 11:13 p.m.
On a night when even Corey Kispert may have refuted the idea that his contributions outweighed those of teammate Brandon Clarke, longtime GU coach Mark Few was adamant that his …
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 9:51 p.m.
From Gonzaga’s first Associated Press All-American to first round draft pick to broadcaster, Dan Dickau has seen all levels of the basketball world.
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 11:21 p.m.
Brandon Clarke is a relative newcomer to these high-pressure NCAA Tournament games in front of packed arenas on national television. The junior forward seems to be a fast learner; it …
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 9:30 p.m.
Women’s NCAA Tournament roundup: Oregon State downs Boise State in overtime, sets up second-round showdown with Gonzaga
Mikayla Pivec had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the fourth-seeded Oregon State Beavers withstood a major scare from No. 13 Boise State for an 80-75 overtime victory in the …
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 10:01 p.m.
It was a French treat, served up to Killian Tillie and Joel Ayayi on a silver platter moments after Gonzaga finished off Baylor 83-71 in the NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 8:23 p.m.
Ja Morant dazzled for a half, but the star point guard and 12th-seeded Murray State got run out of the NCAA Tournament by Florida State. Mfiondu Kabengele scored 22 points, …
Sat., March 23, 2019, 7:32 p.m.
Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 83-71 victory over Baylor in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 7:37 p.m.
He didn’t sweep into Pullman with the force of a tornado, and he hasn’t thrown an iconic touchdown pass to a receiver sliding into a snowbank to win the Apple …
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Injured Gonzaga guard Jill Townsend surprises teammates ahead of NCAA Tournament win over Little Rock
The plan came together early Friday afternoon on the Townsend family ranch in Okanogan, Washington.
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 68-51 victory over Little Rock.
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 8:17 p.m.
Energetic. Passionate. Insightful. Inspiring. These are all accurate adjectives if you’re trying to describe Huskies men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins.
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 7:14 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Gonzaga holds off Baylor behind Brandon Clarke’s record game, earns spot in Sweet 16
Brandon Clarke broke Adam Morrison’s school record for points in an NCAA Tournament game. He also became just the third player in tourney history with 35 points and five blocks …
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 8:39 p.m.
Zykera Rice scored 18 points and Katie Campbell added 15 as the Gonzaga women defeated Little Rock 68-51 in a first-round NCAA Tournament game Saturday afternoon at Gill Coliseum.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
After watching a 13-point lead shrink to seven in less than a minute, and then watching a turnover give the ball back to a jacked-up Utah State team, Huskies basketball …
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 9:59 p.m.
Zion Williamson had an explosive NCAA Tournament debut with 25 points to lead top-seeded Duke to an 85-62 win over North Dakota State on Friday night.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
Cooper Chandler gave up two earned runs over seven innings, Reese Alexiades homered and Pepperdine beat visiting Gonzaga 4-2 in the first of a three-game West Coast Conference at Eddy …
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 9:43 p.m.
The Pac-12’s regular-season champions swept the conference’s awards – top player, best defensive player and coach of the year – and got something from all of them against one of …
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 10:49 p.m.
Good vibes in Gill Coliseum: Gonzaga has happy memories of previous NCAA Tournament trip to Corvallis
As the NCAA women’s bracket was revealed on Monday afternoon, Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier was all business.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 10:25 p.m.
After 34 games and 1,360 minutes, Gonzaga players are bound to have bumps, bruises and soreness. But this is the NCAA Tournament, so pain management turns into more of a …
Fri., March 22, 2019, 7:11 p.m.
Mark Few was selected coach of the year. Junior forwards Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke were named first team and sophomore wing Zach Norvell Jr. made second team.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
John Blanchette: Baylor’s Rem Bakamus, John Jakus know their dancing partner far too well ahead of Gonzaga showdown
At the edge of a merry Baylor locker room after the Bears bounced Syracuse from the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night, John Jakus pinned himself against a wall and weighed …
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
“Coach (Mark) Few said we have to get our hard hats on,” said senior point guard Josh Perkins, characterizing Saturday’s matchup between top-seeded Gonzaga and hard-nosed Baylor in the NCAA …