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Jim Meehan joined The Spokesman-Review in 1990. Jim is currently a reporter for the Sports Desk and covers Gonzaga University basketball, Spokane Empire football, college volleyball and golf.

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July 12, 2020, 10:39 a.m.
Former Gonzaga point guard Ryan Woolridge has signed with Medi Bayreuth, the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) team announced.

July 12, 2020, 5 a.m.
It’s a near impossible task to assemble Gonzaga’s top 20 athletes since 2000 from 16 teams, eight women’s and eight men’s. The men’s basketball team alone has 17 players that have earned All-America status in that time frame and nine Zags played in NBA games this season. So feel free to compile your own list if you have a spare 48 hours or so.  

July 9, 2020, 6 p.m.
The Money Team, which included players from Gonzaga, Eastern Washington and Idaho, committed costly mistakes down the stretch and made a quick exit from The Basketball Tournament (TBT).

July 7, 2020, 5:07 p.m.
Add another potential obstacle to the stack of concerns facing Gonzaga – and virtually every Division I athletic program – trying to find a safe path to staging sports this fall and winter amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 6, 2020, 3:04 p.m.
The former Gonzaga great has agreed to a one-year contract with BC Zenit, based in Saint Petersburg, Russia. 

Sports >  Golf
July 6, 2020, 1:46 p.m.
The rescheduled Lilac City Invitational expects to proceed with a few adjustments.

July 2, 2020, 5:17 p.m.
The resilient, positive attitude that defined Killian Tillie during four seasons at Gonzaga continues to serve him well with basketball essentially sidelined by the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 1, 2020, 4:26 p.m.
The Zags will join Louisville, Providence and Oklahoma State in the 2021 Empire Classic on Nov. 18-19 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

June 29, 2020, 3:19 p.m.
NAU joins USC and North Carolina Central as the most recent additions to the Zags' schedule.

Sports >  Golf
June 27, 2020, 4 p.m.
The Idaho Club now has both – a gorgeous clubhouse to go with the picturesque but challenging Jack Nicklaus-designed course.

June 26, 2020, 2:45 p.m.
Chet Holmgren, ranked by ESPN as the top recruit in the 2021 class, has Gonzaga in his final seven schools.

June 25, 2020, 4:48 p.m.
Bayley came up clutch with birdies on 17 and 18 Thursday at Toiyabe Golf Club in Washoe Valley, about 25 miles south of Reno, to take the title by two points and land a spot in the Barracuda Championship July 27-Aug. 2 in nearby Truckee, California.

June 25, 2020, 2:39 p.m.
Perkins, former Zag Kyle Wiltjer, ex-Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley and former Idaho Vandal Jeff Ledbetter are listed on TBT rosters.  Wiltjer, Wiley and Ledbetter are playing for seventh-seeded The Money Team.

June 23, 2020, 10:30 a.m.
Gonzaga bolstered it future roster in a big way Tuesday with a commitment from Florida transfer Andrew Nembhard.

Sports >  Golf
June 20, 2020, 6 p.m.
Upon seeing six Finn electric scooters stationed wisely in front of the practice green before playing at the Coeur d’Alene Golf Club, I knew it was only a matter of time before I strayed from my normal routine of walking nine holes.

June 17, 2020, 6:45 p.m.
“Playing here you get put on a national schedule and you better come prepared to play because if not you’re going to get your butt kicked,” Timme said. “We love it (the schedule), I love it. We want to play the best because we believe that we are the best. And the only way to prove you’re the best is to beat the best.”

June 16, 2020, 5:19 p.m.
Florida transfer Andrew Nembhard, who is considering six schools, including Gonzaga, is expected to announce his next Monday.

June 16, 2020, 3:41 p.m.
The former Gonzaga standout’s latest venture is in familiar surroundings in Israel, Pargo’s third stint playing professionally in the country. He’s also played in Russia, China and Italy, the NBA and the G League.

June 15, 2020, 2:21 p.m.
It’s nowhere near normalcy, but Gonzaga men’s and women’s basketball players took the first baby steps in that direction by participating in voluntary workouts last week.

Sports >  Golf
June 13, 2020, 2:30 p.m.
Tee times, especially on sunny days, aren’t the only thing in demand. Try lining up a lesson.

June 10, 2020, 10:27 a.m.
<p>Gonzaga, a finalist for Andrew Nembhard a few years ago, appears to be a finalist again for the University of Florida transfer. GU, Duke and USC are the leading candidates for the talented point guard.</p>

June 9, 2020, 5 p.m.
<p>Past, present and future Zags are making their voices heard, demanding change as protests nationwide continue following George Floyd’s death on May 25. </p>

June 9, 2020, 1:39 p.m.
<p>ESPN has updated its 2021 recruiting class rankings and Gonzaga is involved with at least seven prospects inside the top 40, including new No. 1 Chet Holmgren.</p>

June 6, 2020, 5:19 p.m.
Josh Perkins’ first season of professional basketball was much like his five years at Gonzaga: eventful and interesting.

Sports >  NBA
June 4, 2020, 7:24 p.m.
Several former Gonzaga Bulldogs are close to resuming their NBA seasons.