Stories tagged: killian tillie
UPDATED: Thu., July 2, 2020
The resilient, positive attitude that defined Killian Tillie during four seasons at Gonzaga continues to serve him well with basketball essentially sidelined by the COVID-19 pandemic.
UPDATED: Sun., April 26, 2020
Filip Petrusev has become the third Gonzaga Bulldog to declare for the NBA draft without hiring an agent.
UPDATED: Sat., April 4, 2020
If there’s a lack of consensus on assorted NBA mock drafts and big boards, there was little hesitation from The Athletic’s Sam Vecenie and ESPN’s Sean Farnham. “I think it’s …
UPDATED: Mon., March 23, 2020
Coach Mark Few and three Gonzaga players received All-District 9 honors. Sophomore forward Filip Petrusev was named to the first team and junior wing Corey Kispert and senior forward Killian …
UPDATED: Thu., March 12, 2020
As tough as that is to hear for the Zags’ fan base, imagine being one of the players on a 31-2 team that was considered one of the favorites to …
Mon., March 9, 2020
Joel Ayayi made a string of giant plays in the final 4-plus minutes Monday, and his team was extremely grateful, because the sophomore guard carried the top-seeded Bulldogs past No. …
UPDATED: Thu., March 5, 2020
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie is one of five finalists for the Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award.
UPDATED: Tue., March 3, 2020
Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev named WCC player of year, joins Corey Kispert, Killian Tillie as first-team selections
Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev was named WCC Player of the Year, becoming the first sophomore to win the award since 1981.
Sat., Feb. 29, 2020
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie acknowledges all of his injuries from the past four years have been a “pain in the butt,” but thankfully his funny bone has been immune.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 25, 2020
The Zags (27-2) preferred to point the blame inward in the latest Gonzaga rewind.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020
Gonzaga doesn’t lack for motivation entering its final five regular-season games. The biggest source arrived last Saturday when the NCAA Tournament selection committee projected the Zags over San Diego State …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 9, 2020
The smooth senior forward connected on 7 of 10 shots, three 3-pointers and scored 19 points – at 50% to 60% of full strength coming off a sprained ankle, in …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 6, 2020
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie has been named one of 10 candidates for the Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 2, 2020
Of course, that didn’t stop a commentator on ESPN’s college basketball wrap-up show Saturday night from trotting out the familiar refrain that it’s hard to gauge the Zags because they’re …
Sat., Feb. 1, 2020
Killian Tillie didn’t play in Saturday’s game against San Francisco, two days after spraining his left ankle versus Santa Clara.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
The injury update on Killian Tillie was generally considered positive, though coach Mark Few said in Friday radio interview that the senior forward could be limited for a while.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 30, 2020
Tillie swatted Jalen Williams’ shot with about 9 minutes remaining in the first half before tumbling to the court. He exited the court without putting any weight on his left …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 29, 2020
Yes and no. The Zags (21-1, 7-0 WCC) have owned the series with 20 straight wins, but they’ve had several close calls at the Leavey Center, site of Thursday’s 7:30 …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020
Finding the right way to describe a subject can be tough, especially one that is complex with multiple layers.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
Senior forward Killian Tillie is the most experienced Zag with 99 career games. Senior guard Admon Gilder has the most collegiate experience with 119 career contests – 98 at Texas …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020
Vrankic, a 6-foot-9, 215-pound junior, is coming off a breakout game with 22 points, including the game-winner with 9.4 seconds left in a 67-66 upset over Saint Mary’s last Saturday.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 12, 2020
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: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020
Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev has been named to the Wooden Award midseason top 25 watch list. Petrusev is one of five new additions, along with former Washington State guard Malachi Flynn …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 5, 2020
Killian Tillie isn’t at full speed, but his on-court performance suggests otherwise. The senior forward delivered 22 points against Portland and 20 versus Pepperdine, influencing two hard-fought victories, particularly Saturday …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
Gonzaga is in the midst of a nine-day span between games, but the Zags won’t go nearly that long away from basketball.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 24, 2019
Traveling to see family for Christmas is commonplace. Whether it be across town or across the country, families make it work.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 22, 2019
Opponents are emptying the defensive playbook at Gonzaga, trying to deal with the Zags’ size, balance, transition game and ability to get to the free-throw line. Eastern Washington head coach …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 8, 2019
Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s win against Washington in Seattle.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
Team and individual matchups don’t appear favorable for Southern Miss against eighth-ranked Gonzaga, but one to keep an eye on involves Golden Eagles senior forward Boban Jacdonmi.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 24, 2019
Corey Kispert has essentially been living at McCarthey Athletic Center and the Volkar Center practice gym. That applies whether Kispert is on fire – 28 points vs. Michigan State in …