Stories tagged: Gonzaga basketball
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 6:33 p.m.
It’s tempting to go with Olin Carter III, the sharp-shooting guard who scored 42 points in two losses to Gonzaga last year. He’s returned from an abdominal injury that left …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 11:28 p.m.
The third-ranked Zags rode another big scoring night from forward tandem Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke to a hard-fought 73-60 victory Thursday at Gersten Pavilion.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 11:15 p.m.
Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 73-60 victory over Loyola Marymount at Gersten Pavilion
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 11:15 p.m.
Sooner or later, Gonzaga was going to have one of those nights. A night when the shots don’t fall. When the outside shots are more often than not clanging off …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 10:38 p.m.
Recap and highlights: No. 3 Gonzaga uses late surge to hold off Loyola Marymount’s upset bid with 73-60 win
Rui Hachimura scored 22 points and No. 3 Gonzaga used a late surge to top Loyola Marymount 73-60 on Saturday at Gersten Pavilion.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 8:37 p.m.
Gonzaga is flirting with history, both national and West Coast Conference, which can’t sit well with conference mates on the receiving end of blowout losses.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
We like to mix it up here at key matchup headquarters when Gonzaga faces a WCC rematch, but that’s not happening with Loyola Marymount.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 5:58 p.m.
The Zags’ 11-1 conference record has been built with strength down low and quick hands on the perimeter.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 5:41 p.m.
Gonzaga forwards Brandon Clarke and Rui Hachimura have been named to the Naismith Trophy midseason team and they’re among 30 candidates for the Naismith player of the year.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 6:53 p.m.
Julian Strawther, a top-40 recruit in the 2020 class, has Gonzaga in his top 10.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 7:37 p.m.
Killian Tillie’s absence is a blow to Gonzaga’s postseason aspirations, but the Zags demonstrated they can play at a high level without the 6-foot-10 forward in the first two months …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
The 2020 basketball recruits won’t walk into their college classrooms for at least another 18 months and the early signing period isn’t until November, but that doesn’t slow down the …
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 10:31 a.m.
Gonzaga’s Brandon Clarke, who averaged 22 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks in two blowout wins, has been named the WCC player of the week.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
Gonzaga’s slow climb up the AP men’s college basketball rankings took another step forward Monday. After a three-week stay at fourth, the Zags moved to third in the latest poll …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
The second-winningest player in Gonzaga history was in attendance for the Bulldogs’ 92-62 thrashing of the San Francisco Dons on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 5:48 p.m.
The 2017 Gonzaga Bulldogs had it. The 2019 Zags definitely have it through 25 games. Basketball seasons inevitably bring ups and downs. Part of the Zags’ formula for success is …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 11:37 p.m.
There are rulebooks, and coin flips to decide who kicks off, and the once-a-game center jump to, well, keep things fair. But in the bigger sense, there’s no fairness doctrine …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 11:34 p.m.
There was that point late in the first half when Gonzaga took balanced offense to an extreme.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 9:28 p.m.
Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 94-46 victory over Saint Mary’s at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 11:04 p.m.
TV Take: Gonzaga’s dismantling of Saint Mary’s leaves ESPN2 crew dreaming of the finer things in life
The way Gonzaga has been playing lately, it was a good thing Sean Farnham was in Spokane to broadcast the Saint Mary’s game for ESPN2.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 9:09 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Brandon Clarke, Rui Hachimura lead No. 4 Gonzaga to 94-46 rout of rival Saint Mary’s
Brandon Clarke scored 24 points and added three more blocks to his season total as No. 4 Gonzaga thumped rival Saint Mary’s 94-46 on Saturday at the McCarthey Athletic Center …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
Killian Tillie is expected to miss at least the rest of the regular season with a partially torn ligament in his right foot.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 9:55 p.m.
Gonzaga is projected as the No. 1 seed in the West Region. For now.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
Gonzaga has motored through the first nine games of its WCC schedule, compiling a historic winning margin along the way.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
The domination enters a third decade and the blowouts, amazingly enough, get ever bigger. The worshippers at McCarthey Athletic Center are left to seek other, more exotic, Gonzaga basketball thrills.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
Brandon Clarke isn’t exactly sure how high he jumps. Gonzaga men’s basketball training guru Travis Knight isn’t either, but he has a pretty good idea.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 10:06 p.m.
Jordan Ford, the latest from Saint Mary’s assembly line of quality guards, leads the WCC in scoring at 22.1 points, but that doesn’t tell the entire story. The speedy 6-foot-1 …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 4:27 p.m.
A self-described student of the game, Gonzaga guard Katie Campbell smiles when she looks at her team’s season stats.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 11:27 p.m.
John Blanchette: Gonzaga’s West Coast Conference domination a statement to the college basketball world
Fifteen seasons back, the Gonzaga Bulldogs clinched the West Coast Conference regular season title on Feb. 14, something akin to sinking the 8-ball with five of the other guy’s targets …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 11:06 p.m.
The fourth-ranked Zags notched their 13th straight win with another solid all-around performance, but this one was more impressive in one sense: Gonzaga took apart San Francisco, a team considered …