Stories tagged: advance
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
Hours after ESPN College GameDay disassembles its set, Kirk Herbstreit leaves Wazzu for Purdue and tens of thousands of Cougar fans recharge from the early-morning party on the corner of …
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018
Gonzaga has seen just about everything possible on the basketball court during coach Mark Few’s tenure. However, Florida State, Thursday’s challenger in the Sweet 16 at the Staples Center, qualifies …
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018
Gonzaga handed Ohio State its worst loss of the season Nov. 23 at the PK80 Invitational in Portland. It’s what has happened since that will determine the outcome of Saturday’s …
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018
The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament is usually the most entertaining as underdogs take a swing at blue bloods and immediately became national darlings if they pull off an …
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018
You’ve been warned. “Great shooters, and the point guard (Frankie Ferrari) is playing great. Another game just like this,” said Gonzaga coach Mark Few, previewing Monday’s WCC Tournament semifinal date …
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018
Gonzaga has a number of ongoing streaks, but three take precedence for the immediate future.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018
Gonzaga’s regular-season checklist isn’t quite complete.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018
Gonzaga’s trip to the Jenny Craig Pavilion last February resulted in a 96-38 thrashing that ranked among GU’s biggest blowouts and equaled the worst loss in San Diego’s history.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018
Games against San Diego on Thursday and BYU on Saturday also offer an opportunity to reflect on another remarkable year: The Zags are 22-5 overall, WCC champs for the 13th …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018
It took Gonzaga nearly a month of work to move back into a tie for first place in the West Coast Conference. It required seven straight wins. It took four …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018
How will the Zags approach defending Saint Mary’s star center Jock Landale?The answer should go a long way in deciding the outcome of the WCC game of the year Saturday …
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018
If Gonzaga plans on hoisting its 17th WCC regular-season title trophy in 18 seasons, it’ll have to do the heavy lifting on the road.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018
Winning streaks are common at the McCarthey Athletic Center, compiled by a Gonzaga basketball team with one of the nation’s best home-court winning percentages since the cozy 6,000-seat arena opened …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018
San Diego made strides in the win column in coach Lamont Smith’s first two seasons, but the Toreros weren’t getting it done at the defensive end. That didn’t sit well …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018
Corey Kispert was back to being Corey Kispert on Thursday, one of the most promising developments for Gonzaga in a 95-79 road victory over Portland.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
Bogdan Bliznyuk is excited about becoming the leading career scorer in Eastern Washington history. He just doesn’t want to talk about it.
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
This admittedly isn’t a widely accepted hypothesis, but maybe getting thrashed by Gonzaga at the McCarthey Athletic Center isn’t such a bad thing for the Zags’ WCC opponents.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
Laura Stockton and the Bulldogs are looking down at the rest of the West Coast Conference.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018
Gonzaga wants to avoid being in these situations, but it has aced three bounce-back tests following losses this season.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018
No. 13 Gonzaga (16-3, 6-0 WCC) and Saint Mary’s (17-2, 6-0) will determine the pecking order, at least until their Feb. 10 meeting in Moraga, at 6 p.m. Thursday at …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018
The game before the big game should be more competitive than Gonzaga’s first five WCC games. It almost has to be, considering the Zags have vanquished four of their five …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018
After a three-game skid to open Pac-12 Conference play, the Washington State Cougars head into the second week of January looking to rediscover their form and find some momentum. Perhaps …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018
Gonzaga’s schedule is routinely front-loaded. The Zags face most of their biggest challenges in the non-conference prior to the Christmas break. The Zags’ WCC slate is just the opposite.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018
Gonzaga dusted two WCC opponents last week and the easy assumption is to expect more of the same against two foes pegged for the bottom half of the conference.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017
Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert making strides in recovery from ankle injury heading into matchup with Santa Clara
Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert is feeling better in both body and mind. The freshman wing is a month removed from spraining his left ankle against Incarnate Word.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017
The year was 1996 and Gonzaga’s top five scorers in order were Paul Rogers, Jon Kinloch, Scott Snider, Kyle Dixon and Lorenzo Rollins. The question: When was the last time …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017
Gonzaga players didn’t bother hiding their enthusiasm for warmer weather on the 12th-ranked Bulldogs’ latest road trip.
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017
Count coach Mark Few among those who were surprised when Gonzaga didn’t foul intentionally on North Dakota’s last possession with the Zags nursing a three-point lead Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017
They lost numerous key players from a championship team after a landmark season. Gonzaga? Yeah, we’ve addressed that pretty thoroughly. North Dakota? For sure.
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017
The fortunes of college basketball teams, even top five programs, can change in a hurry. Gonzaga and more so Washington are prime examples.