Stories tagged: college basketball
Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
The WCC announced an extension with ESPN through the 2027 season and a new multiyear arrangement with CBS Sports Network that debuts this season.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 3:20 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 2:17 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 9:53 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 12:19 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 8:36 p.m.
Gonzaga fan favorite Quentin Hall maintains positive outlook after Hurricane Dorian batters Bahamas home
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 …
Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 6:24 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 10:27 p.m.
Former Gonzaga standout Kyle Wiltjer drains seven 3s in Canada’s record-setting win at FIBA World Cup
Canada entered its name in the FIBA World Cup record book Saturday with the help of a couple of former Gonzaga standouts.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 4:34 p.m.
Rui Hachimura is getting a much-needed break from basketball.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 6:21 p.m.
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.
Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 1:44 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 8:08 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 6:44 p.m.
This was never about basketball, though that was fun too. The Gonzaga women are back from Europe, jet-lagged but joyful after 12 days.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 5:26 p.m.
Stephen Gentry is leaving his role as Gonzaga’s director of operations to reunite with his former boss Brad Underwood at Illinois.
Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
Mississippi State has been placed on three years’ probation by the NCAA after an investigation determined a part-time student tutor completed coursework for 10 football players and one men’s basketball …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 5:14 p.m.
Paolo Banchero, one of the top recruits in the 2021 class, has scheduled a January visit to Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 9:25 p.m.
First-year Washington State basketball coach Kyle Smith moved quickly to fill the scholarship vacated by point guard Ahmed Ali.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
A knee injury has ended former Gonzaga standout Kelly Olynyk’s stint with the Canadian national team.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
North Idaho men’s basketball banned from next three postseasons; back-to-back NWAC Tournament titles vacated
The North Idaho College men’s basketball program and athletic department were hit with a bevy of stringent Northwest Athletic Conference sanctions Tuesday for league violations, including extra student-athlete benefits and …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 9:27 p.m.
Gonzaga on Tuesday learned its WCC schedule for the 2020 season and most of its toughest contests figure to fall over the final three weeks.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 2:14 p.m.
The arbitrator in the dispute between UConn and Kevin Ollie says the former basketball coach is protected by a union contract when it comes to the standard the school must …
Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 8 a.m.
Penny Hardaway and Jerry Stackhouse are both trying to revive college basketball programs in Tennessee about 200 miles apart. Hardaway played 14 seasons in the NBA before returning to alma …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 10:51 a.m.
Former Gonzaga Bulldog forward Jeremy Jones will begin his professional basketball career in Austria. Jones has signed with the Kapfenberg Bulls, according to the team’s Website.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019, 11:53 a.m.
North Idaho College lost its appeal Thursday to avoid Northwest Athletic Conference-issued sanctions for undisclosed violations, according to NIC president Rick MacLennan.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019, 11:50 a.m.
The Northwest Athletic Conference recently handed down sanctions to the North Idaho College men’s basketball program for a violation of the league’s bylaws, according to conference President Marco Azurdia, who …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Gonzaga continues to fill out its nonconference basketball schedule.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 7:17 p.m.
The 30-year-old Sacre announced his retirement recently, surprising many in Japan because he was at the top of his game, but not those who know what means the most to …