Chet Holmgren, a skilled 7-foot center from Minneapolis who recently moved up to No. 2 in 247sports.com’s class of 2021 rankings, plans on visiting Gonzaga on Saturday, Oct. 5, for Kraziness in the Kennel,
The WCC announced an extension with ESPN through the 2027 season and a new multiyear arrangement with CBS Sports Network that debuts this season.
It’s another marquee matchup for Gonzaga basketball, but this one won’t go down in the win-loss column. Gonzaga and Michigan State, which will likely be No. 1 in the AP preseason rankings, will square off in a closed scrimmage for the second straight season.
UConn coach Dan Hurley is back at work full time, less than two weeks after having surgery for a degenerative spinal condition that required replacing two disks in his neck with artificial ones. Hurley described the fear he felt when doctors told him in August that he needed surgery and that any hard fall or bump could have left him paralyzed. He says before this summer, he had always thought of himself as bulletproof.
The University of Louisville Athletic Association and Rick Pitino have agreed to settle a federal lawsuit, with the former Cardinals men’s basketball coach’s changing his termination to a resignation.
Gonzaga could enjoy some home cooking in the NCAA Tournament, according to a couple of early bracket projections with the season opener about 50 days away.
Virginia men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett has declined a pay raise offered by the school and instead asked school officials for additional compensation for his staff and program improvement.
Paolo Banchero, considered a top-five recruit in the 2021 class, has Gonzaga among his top nine schools.
The Cougars, led by first-year coach Kyle Smith, will also appear on Pac-12 Networks 20 times over the course of the season – including 12 times in conference play.
About the only thing Hurricane Dorian didn’t destroy or damage was Quentin Hall’s spirit. “All I can say is I’m alive and well,” the Bahamas native said in a telephone interview Wednesday. “You know me, I’m a real upbeat person.”
Before coming to Idaho, Earlywine was the head coach at Eastern Washington University from 2007-2011.
Kyle Wiltjer heated up late and Kevin Pangos never got untracked as Canada closed the FIBA World Cup with an 82-76 loss to Germany.
Canada entered its name in the FIBA World Cup record book Saturday with the help of a couple of former Gonzaga standouts.
Rui Hachimura is getting a much-needed break from basketball.
Team USA’s dominant performance made for a tough outing for former Gonzaga standout Rui Hachimura and his Japanese teammates Thurdsay at the FIBA World Cup in China.
Japan is winless in two World Cup games, but the stage has not been too big for Rui Hachimura.
The NCAA has upheld sanctions against BYU’s basketball program, which was forced to vacate 47 wins as a result of an improper-benefits case involving former player Nick Emery. BYU’s appeal of penalties announced in November was denied by the NCAA’s Infractions Appeals Committee on Wednesday. The NCAA said a player, later revealed by BYU to be Emery, received more than $12,000 in benefits from four boosters.
The South Bay Lakers, the Los Angeles Lakers’ G League team, announced they have traded for the returning player rights to former Gonzaga Bulldog David Stockton.
Gonzaga’s international success in recruiting has been on display at the FIBA World Cup in China, including one matchup Tuesday involving three former Zag teammates.
There’s nothing like variety, and the Gonzaga women will get plenty in this year’s nonconference schedule.