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Size mismatches highlight Gonzaga-West Virginia key matchups

Gonzaga’s ability to deal with West Virginia’s press is the overriding issue in this Sweet 16 matchup.

Northwestern’s mid-range game key for Gonzaga to contain

Northwestern’s offense revolves around guard Bryant McIntosh (14.7 points per game) and wings Scottie Lindsey (14.2) and Vic Law (12.1). Law is listed as a 6-foot-7 forward but he’s the …

Big guys take center stage for Gonzaga-South Dakota State in NCAA Tournament

The big guys take center stage for Gonzaga’s first-round NCAA Tournament game against South Dakota State.

UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017

Gonzaga-Santa Clara key matchups

Santa Clara’s Jared Brownridge is one of the most prolific scorers in WCC history. The senior wing has scored 2,281 career points, trailing only Tyler Haws (2,323), Kevin Foster (2,423) …

Gonzaga-Pacific key matchups

The Tigers are led by guards Ray Bowles and T.J. Wallace. Bowles averaged 12.5 points against the Zags but made just 10 of 29 shots. Wallace had 12 points on …

BYU presents Gonzaga with tough tasks, inside and out

A look at the key matchups for Gonzaga in its men’s basketball game against BYU on Saturday, Feb. 25 2017.

Pacific’s dynamic backcourt fuels Tigers on offense

Pacific will be without guard T.J. Wallace (foot) in its rematch with Gonzaga, but sophomore wing Anthony Townes has emerged as a scoring option in the second half of the …

Perimeter-powered San Francisco fills it up from deep

A look at the key matchup for Gonzaga in its men’s basketball game against San Francisco on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

Another battle of the bigs as Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s face off for a second time

A look at the key matchups when Gonzaga plays Saint Mary’s in Moraga, California on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.

Buay Tuach powers Loyola Marymount offense from the perimeter

A look at the key matchup when Gonzaga plays Loyola Marymount on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 in Los Angeles.

Jared Brownridge leads Santa Clara’s talented lineup of guards

The key matchup for Gonzaga in its game against Santa Clara on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane.

Gonzaga has dominated recent series with Santa Clara

A look back at the history of Gonzaga vs. Santa Clara in men’s basketball.

Battle of the bigs as Eric Mika, Przemek Karnowski square off in Provo

Gonzaga takes on BYU in the Marriott Center on Thursday and the spotlight will be on the big men. The Zags’ Przemek Karnowski and the Cougars’ Eric Mika rank among …

Lamond Murray Jr., the WCC’s leading scoring, leads the Waves

The key matchup for Gonzaga when they visit Pepperdine on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017.

U-Hi’s Brett Bailey leads the Toreros

Gonzaga-San Diego key matchups

Alec Wintering, Jazz Johnson lead Portland

The key matchup to watch when Gonzaga hosts Portland in a WCC men’s basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017

High-scoring Jared Brownridge leads a potent Santa Clara backcourt

The key matchup to watch when Gonzaga visits Santa Clara in a WCC men’s basketball game on Thursday, Jan. 19.

The Gonzaga-Saint Mary’s main event: Jock Landale vs. Przemek Karnowski

The key matchup to watch when Gonzaga hosts Saint Mary’s in a WCC men’s basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 14.

LMU guard Brandon Brown leads the Lions

The key matchup to watch when Gonzaga hosts Loyola Marymount in a WCC men’s basketball game on Thursday, Dec. 12.

Portland’s prolific backcourt of Alec Wintering, Jazz Johnson piles up the points

Portland’s Alec Wintering and Jazz Johnson form the third highest scoring backcourt in the country. Wintering leads the WCC at 21 points per game. Johnson paces the conference in 3-point …

Charles Minlend, Ronnie Boyce lead San Francisco’s successful shooters

The key matchup to watch when Gonzaga visits San Francisco on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2017.

Ray Bowles, T.J. Wallace give Pacific strong 1-2 punch

The key matchup in Saturday’s game between Gonzaga and Pacific in Stockton, California.

Gonzaga-Pepperdine key matchups

Senior wing Lamond Murray Jr.’s 19.3-point average leads the Waves and ranks third in the WCC. The 6-foot-5, 200-pound son of former Cal and NBA player Lamond Murray can be …

Gonzaga-South Dakota key matchups

The Coyotes are 9-5, the program’s best start since joining Division I in 2008.

Key matchups: Look for Gonzaga’s interior muscle to challenge Tennessee’s penetration

Tennessee’s challenge when facing Gonzaga in Nashville on Sunday will be dealing with 7-foot-1, 300-pound Przemek Karnowski and frontcourt mates Zach Collins, Johnathan Williams and Killian Tillie.

Zags-Zips key matchup: Big bodies will bang inside

The key matchup to watch when the Gonzaga Bulldogs host the Akron Zips on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016.

GU-UW key matchups

Washington freshman Markelle Fultz, who was one of the top recruits in the nation, is as good as advertised.

Gonzaga-Arizona key matchups

Arizona freshman forward Lauri Markkanen is one of the country’s most versatile players.

Gonzaga-Mississippi Valley State key matchups

The key for Gonzaga doesn’t center on matchups.

Gonzaga-Iowa State key matchups

Iowa State’s guards vs. Gonzaga’s defense.