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UPDATED: Thu., July 23, 2020

Gonzaga’s Anton Watson has healthy outlook after January shoulder surgery

Gonzaga forward Anton Watson, coming back from a January shoulder surgery, took a big step forward last week when he was cleared medically to return.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020

Gonzaga freshman forward Anton Watson will have shoulder surgery, out for the season

Anton Watson, whose left shoulder has popped out of place in four games, including last Saturday’s road win over Loyola Marymount, will undergo surgery and miss the remainder of the …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 14, 2020

Gonzaga’s trio of 2020 commitments earn McDonald’s All-American game nominations

Gonzaga’s 2020 commitments Dominick Harris, Julian Strawther and Jalen Suggs have been nominated for the McDonald’s All-American game.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 12, 2020

Gonzaga considering options with Anton Watson’s recurring shoulder issues

Anton Watson tumbled into the padded stanchion that supports the rim and backboard and knew immediately his left shoulder had popped out of place again.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 31, 2019

Gonzaga rewind: Coach Mark Few wants Gonzaga to be No. 1 in more ways than one

It’s Killian Tillie’s fourth rodeo, and the third for Corey Kispert, Filip Petrusev and Joel Ayayi, though they’re in different roles this season. So roughly half of the eight-man rotation …


Decade in Review: Gonzaga Prep’s back-to-back boys basketball titles top impressive list

The past 10 years have seen some pretty remarkable high school sports stories in our region. Here are some of the biggest highlights of the last decade.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 9, 2019

Gonzaga rewind: Anton Watson makes speedy return from ‘bad’ ankle sprain

Watson returned to the court for limited duty in the Zags’ 83-76 road win over Washington on Sunday with mom and dad in the stands, roughly a week and a …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 17, 2019

Gonzaga’s handiwork on boards helps build 4-0 start

But perhaps the most important stat thus far is the rebounding numbers. The Zags are plus-17.8 per game, a gaudy number no matter the level of competition.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Gonzaga rewind: Bulldogs’ high-powered offense will encounter wide range of defensive schemes

It was one of numerous defensive tactics North Dakota employed, often without success, in GU’s 97-66 blowout victory Tuesday. There will be plenty more where that came from.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019

Gonzaga rewind: Bulldogs’ press flattens Lewis-Clark State offense

The three-quarters-court press is nothing new for the Zags but they unveiled it with new personnel in a 116-61 rout over Lewis-Clark State College at the McCarthey Athletic Center.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

Analysis: Freshmen Anton Watson, Drew Timme impress as Gonzaga routs Lewis-Clark State College

The two freshmen forwards made 21 of 23 field-goal attempts and combined for 46 points, 18 rebounds and seven assists as the eighth-ranked Zags cruised to a 116-61 victory over …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Gonzaga shooters should be ‘just fine’ with new 3-point distance

The Zags did little damage with 3-pointers while piling up paint points in a 103-87 win over top-ranked Michigan State in a recent closed-door scrimmage.


Frighteningly young: Talented group of Gonzaga newcomers tackle swift learning curve

“We’re really counting on those two grad transfers,” Few said of the likely starting backcourt duo. And the Zags are counting on contributions of varying degrees from at least three …


UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019

Gonzaga incoming freshman Anton Watson not picked for final USA U19 World Cup roster

The Gonzaga Prep standout was one of 18 finalists out of 31 training-camp participants, but wasn’t selected for the final 12-man roster announced Thursday.


UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019

Gonzaga-bound Anton Watson makes first cut for USA U19 squad

Gonzaga incoming freshman Anton Watson is one of 18 finalists for the USA U19 World Cup team.


UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019

Gonzaga-bound Anton Watson earns invite to USA U19 World Cup training camp

Anton Watson, Gonzaga Prep standout and incoming Gonzaga Bulldog freshman, has been invited to the USA U19 World Cup team training camp.


UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson named ‘Mr. Basketball’ by state coaches association

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson, who guided the Bullpups to a second consecutive State 4A title last week, was named “Mr. Basketball” for Washington.


UPDATED: Sun., March 3, 2019

State basketball: Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson unanimous selection as State 4A boys tournament MVP

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson was selected by state high school print media as the unanimous selection for State 4A boys tournament MVP, announced early Sunday morning.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019

Gonzaga commitments Anton Watson, Drew Timme not selected for McDonald’s All-American rosters

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson and Texas post Drew Timme, key members of Gonzaga’s 2019 recruiting class, weren’t selected for the McDonald’s All-American game.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019

GSL boys: Anton Watson scores 15 points, Gonzaga Prep grinds out win over Central Valley

Roundup of Friday’s Greater Spokane League boys basketball action.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018

GSL boys: Anton Watson scores 31 points and Gonzaga Prep handles Mead

Roundup of Friday’s Greater Spokane League boys basketball action.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018

Head of the class: Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson remains calm under pressure entering senior season

A league title. A state championship. Tournament MVP. State player of the year. Signed commitment to the beloved hometown Division I basketball program. What’s next for Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson?


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018

GSL boys: Anton Watson scores 36 points, Gonzaga Prep handles Mt. Spokane in league opener

Roundup of Tuesday’s Greater Spokane League boys basketball action.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018

Gonzaga ‘felt like home’ to Anton Watson as Gonzaga Prep standout makes official decision to join Bulldogs

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson officially signed his National Letter of Intent to join the Gonzaga men’s basketball program next season on Wednesday after orally committing last June.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018

Gonzaga hoping to add talented forward Drew Timme to 2019 recruiting class

Gonzaga’s 2019 recruiting class is off to a strong start with commitments from Anton Watson, Brock Ravet and Martynas Arlauskas.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018

Gonzaga adds to 2019 recruiting class with Martynas Arlauskas, a 6-foot-7 wing from Lithuania

Gonzaga’s latest international recruit, Martynas Arlauskas, adds to the program’s already impressive 2019 class. Arlauskas, a 6-foot-7, 195-pound small forward from Lithuania, is the Zags’ third 2019 commitment, joining Gonzaga …


Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson misses final cut at U18 Team USA tryout camp

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson was not among the 12 names revealed on Tuesday to represent the United States at this summer’s FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Men.


Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson makes first cut at USA men’s U18 National Team tryouts

Gonzaga Prep junior Anton Watson was among 18 finalists to make the initial cut at the USA Men’s Under-18 National Team tryout camp.


UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson invited to USA Men’s U18 National Team training camp

Gonzaga Prep star forward Anton Watson was invited to USA Men’s U18 National Team training camp.


Central Valley’s Lexie Hull, Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson honored by AP

Central Valley star Lexie Hull has been voted the Associated Press Washington state high school basketball all-classification girls player of the year for 2018.