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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, 9:01 p.m.

Five things to watch at the Big Sky Football Kickoff media event

For two days, downtown Spokane will be the epicenter of Big Sky Conference football.


Gonzaga men’s basketball earns NABC academic award for third straight year

Gonzaga men’s basketball has been selected as one of the recipients of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Awards.


Gonzaga draws Southern Miss in Battle 4 Atlantis opener

Gonzaga’s first-round opponent at the Battle 4 Atlantis will be Southern Mississippi.


UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 10:37 a.m.

In transition: A full breakdown of Washington State basketball’s roster transactions

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.

NCAA charges NC State with 4 men’s hoops violations

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: Wed., July 10, 2019, 8:48 p.m.

Arizona Cardinals spend fifth-round pick on WSU safety Jalen Thompson in supplemental draft

Jalen Thompson, whose Washington State career ended unceremoniously two weeks ago when the standout safety learned he’d lost his final season of eligibility, was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in …


UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019, 6:25 p.m.

Former Washington tight end and linebacker Jusstis Warren transfers to Eastern Washington

Former University of Washington tight end and outside linebacker Jusstis Warren has transferred to Eastern Washington, according to his Instagram account.


UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 5:25 p.m.

Record-setting Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen, 38, dies

Jared Lorenzen, a husky left-handed quarterback who set multiple Kentucky passing and offensive records before backing up Eli Manning on the New York Giants’ Super Bowl-winning 2007 team, has died. …


UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 2:54 p.m.

Lawyers: Ex-NBA star Chuck Person was broke in NCAA scandal

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. …


Top Class: Gamecocks high-level recruits looking for titles

South Carolina’s top-ranked women’s basketball recruits are on campus and the confident group expects to make the Gamecocks championship contenders again. South Carolina coach Dawn Staley brought in four of …


UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 11:25 a.m.

UConn hoops gets probation for NCAA violations under Kevin Ollie

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: Mon., July 1, 2019, 8:50 p.m.

New game day parking rates for Cougar Athletic Fund members to take effect in 2020

Beginning in 2020, Washington State season ticket-holders and Cougar Athletic Fund members who attend home football games will be charged a per-game rate to park in Martin Stadium lots, the …


UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019, 8:22 p.m.

Jalen Thompson loses final year of eligibility at Washington State after committing NCAA violation, will head to NFL

According to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport, Thompson, who would’ve been a fourth-year senior this fall, learned Friday he’d lost his final season of eligibility at WSU though reasons are …


UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 10:28 p.m.

Hawaiian safety with Oregon, USC offers commits to Washington State

The Cougars made another step toward building their secondary of the future on Friday, receiving a commitment from three-star Hawaiian safety Alaka’i Gilman.


Washington State beats out Utah, others for California safety Hunter Escorcia

Washington State visits Utah the fifth week of the season, but the Cougars won their first battle against the Utes, beating them to California safety Hunter Escorcia.


UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 8:50 p.m.

Gonzaga Legends: David Pendergraft’s heart, hustle made him a fan favorite with the Bulldogs

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, 1:41 p.m.

UConn rejoins Big East for hoops, other sports; not football

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.

Hoping for clarity, NCAA adjusts transfer waiver guidelines

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.

New Gonzaga guards Ryan Woolridge, Admon Gilder have crossed paths before

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: 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.

AP sources: UConn in talks to move back into Big East

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, 7:08 p.m.

Gonzaga Legends: Heather Bowman has plenty of competitive fire remaining nearly a decade after her final time in a Bulldogs’ jersey

The former GU star can see the Kennel from her office just off Division Street, and she’s always welcome to join the current Zags for a practice.


UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 7:08 p.m.

California hires familiar face in Charmin Smith as coach

Charmin Smith has been named women’s basketball coach at California, returning to the staff where she most recently served as a top assistant before joining the WNBA’s New York Liberty …


UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 9:29 p.m.

Report: Washington State’s Robert Franks agrees to two-way deal with Charlotte Hornets

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: Wed., June 19, 2019, 9:15 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s basketball expected to sign Canadian forward Yvonne Ejim

Gonzaga’s Canadian connection is still going strong. Yvonne Ejim, a 6-foot-2 power forward from Calgary, Alberta, with international experience, is expected to sign with the Zags.


Marvin Cannon, Ahmed Ali return to Washington State basketball, rounding out Kyle Smith’s roster

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 …


UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 5:46 p.m.

NFL teams up with NCAA for next round of safety improvements

The NFL is teaming up with the NCAA to make football safer. Two of the league’s top medical experts spent two days in Indianapolis sharing data from their research with …


Idaho’s Lisa Johnson hired as Nebraska women’s golf coach

Nebraska has hired Lisa Johnson from Idaho to be the Cornhuskers’ new women’s golf coach. Athletic director Bill Moos announced Johnson would take over for Robin Krapfl, who resigned last …