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Jim Meehan
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Jim Meehan jimm@spokesman.com (208) 659-3791

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.


Most Recent Stories

March 8, 2020, 7:14 p.m.
Junior Charles Minlend is the steadiest of San Francisco’s four play-making guards/wings.

March 7, 2020, 9:36 p.m.
Gonzaga will face No. 5 San Francisco at 6 p.m. Monday on ESPN. The Dons (22-11) eliminated No. 4 Pacific 72-54 in Saturday’s quarterfinals at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

March 7, 2020, 10:02 a.m.
Petrusev on Saturday was named one of 15 players on the national ballot for the Wooden Award.

March 6, 2020, 10:51 a.m.
Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev is one of five finalists for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar center of the year award.

March 6, 2020, 10:27 a.m.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few made the list of semifinalists for the Naismith coach of the year award.

March 6, 2020, 5 a.m.
Mark Few isn’t one to go overboard with excessive praise, but this season’s squad drove him to it following an 86-76 win over Saint Mary’s in the regular-season finale that capped a 29-2 regular season.

March 6, 2020, 4:59 a.m.
LAS VEGAS – Like a lot of visitors to Sin City, Gonzaga’s 11 West Coast Conference Tournaments here have produced countless memorable moments as well as a few unpleasant nights at the other end of the spectrum.

March 5, 2020, 11:05 a.m.
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie is one of five finalists for the Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award.

March 4, 2020, 6:15 p.m.
Joel Ayayi hears the rumbling that his play has faded during the stretch drive of the regular season. He doesn’t agree, pointing out that assumption is based largely on, well, points.

March 4, 2020, 10:53 a.m.
Gonzaga junior Corey Kispert is one of five finalists for the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award.

March 3, 2020, 11:28 a.m.
Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev was named WCC Player of the Year, becoming the first sophomore to win the award since 1981.

March 2, 2020, 10:05 a.m.
Gonzaga moved up to No. 2 in the AP Top 25 and more importantly in the NCAA’s NET rankings.

March 1, 2020, 2:43 p.m.
Rui Hachimura kept Gonzaga’s Senior Night in the back of his mind, even as he did countless media interviews and prepared for his first NBA season with the Washington Wizards. But he needed a little cooperation from Gonzaga’s and the Wizards’ schedules.

Feb. 29, 2020, 11:14 p.m.
Filip Petrusev scored 27 points, Corey Kispert had 20 and Admon Gilder and Joel Ayayi hit clutch shots late as the third-ranked Bulldogs held off Saint Mary’s 86-76 in front of the loudest crowd of the season.

Feb. 29, 2020, 10:06 p.m.
Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 86-76 win at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

Feb. 29, 2020, 8:11 p.m.
Gonzaga won the pregame on Senior Night prior to facing Saint Mary’s on Saturday.

Feb. 29, 2020, 5 a.m.
Admon Gilder, Ryan Woolridge and Killian Tillie got a head start on Senior Night with their families already in town for Thursday night’s blowout win over San Diego.

Feb. 29, 2020, 5 a.m.
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie acknowledges all of his injuries from the past four years have been a “pain in the butt,” but thankfully his funny bone has been immune.

Feb. 28, 2020, 5:27 p.m.
The Greensboro Swarm, Charlotte’s G League affiliate dealt Perkins and Tyler Nelson to the Texas Legends for the returning player rights to Quincy Acy and a 2020 second-round G League draft pick.

Feb. 28, 2020, 5:21 p.m.
But first things first. Gonzaga (28-2, 14-1 West Coast Conference) wants to put a bow on a stellar regular season with a win over the Gaels (24-6, 11-4) in the last home game for seniors Killian Tillie, Admon Gilder and Ryan Woolridge.

Feb. 28, 2020, 4:04 p.m.
It won’t be hard for Gonzaga to find Jordan Ford on Saturday night. Stopping the Saint Mary’s senior is another matter.

Feb. 27, 2020, 10:31 p.m.
Some of those issues resurfaced in the first half against San Diego, but the third-ranked Bulldogs fought through it with a tidy second half and cruised to a 94-59 victory Thursday in front of 6,000 at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

Feb. 27, 2020, 8:09 p.m.
Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 94-59 win at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

Feb. 26, 2020, 5:25 p.m.
Gonzaga has lost only 21 games since the beginning of the 2016 season. Throw out four season-ending defeats in the NCAA Tournament and the Zags have followed up 17 losses with a 16-1 record, including a 7-0 mark in 2016.

Feb. 26, 2020, 3:11 p.m.
Braun Hartfield and the rest of his San Diego teammates had a rough night Jan. 9 in a 94-50 loss at home to Gonzaga. He bounced back quickly and ranks as one of the hotter players in the conference entering the rematch.