Stories tagged: killian tillie
UPDATED: Sun., March 3, 2019
Killian Tillie isn’t a two-sport athlete, but these days he feels like one. Gonzaga’s junior forward has been working overtime to recover from a partially torn plantar fascia in his …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
If you really want to stump Gonzaga basketball players, don’t bother trying an intricate matchup zone or a crafty offensive set. Ask them what they would be doing if they …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
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: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019
Killian Tillie is expected to miss at least the rest of the regular season with a partially torn ligament in his right foot.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019
Filip Petrusev joined a Gonzaga program with five legitimate big men on the roster. By late October, center Jacob Larsen left the team to focus on his academics and forward …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019
Gonzaga’s ‘Big Three’ of Brandon Clarke, Rui Hachimura and Killian Tillie provides intriguing options on the court
The fourth-ranked Zags have three of the best forwards in college basketball. They saw court time together last week for the first time since Tillie’s return five games ago from …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 13, 2019
At times, it looked like Gonzaga and San Francisco had advance copies of each other’s game plans. The fifth-ranked Zags and Dons put on a show Saturday night, playing to …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
Gonzaga filled up the stat sheet in Saturday’s 91-48 win over Santa Clara. If there was a feel-good column in the box score, the Zags would have stuffed it, too. …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019
Gonzaga expects to have its entire roster available for the first time this season when it faces Santa Clara on Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018
Geno Crandall and Killian Tillie remained on Gonzaga’s sideline Friday against North Alabama, but their wait is coming to an end.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018
There’s usually a story behind players’ numbers at virtually every level of basketball. The Zags are no different, picking numbers that carry special significance to family members, a favorite NBA …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018
The McCarthey Athletic Center is still full but it doesn’t sound the same during Gonzaga’s holiday-break games.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018
Killian Tillie is GU’s top returning scorer from last season at 12.9 points per game. He led the Zags in 3-point shooting accuracy (47.9 percent).
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018
What could have happened if Rui Hachimura, Killian Tillie or Zach Norvell Jr. left Gonzaga after last season? Just take a look at Texas A&M
It has been a tale of two programs since Gonzaga and Texas A&M last met almost three years ago.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018
Rui Hachimura has become a familiar name on preseason watch lists, with Killian Tillie not far behind and Zach Norvell Jr. receiving several mentions, too.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018
Gonzaga junior forwards Rui Hachimura and Killian Tillie are on the preseason watch list for the Naismith Trophy player of the year.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
Gonzaga pretty much went unbeaten in the offseason, until Tuesday’s news that junior forward Killian Tillie will miss eight weeks with a stress fracture in his ankle.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018
Gonzaga will be without one of its key players for roughly the first two months of the season. Junior forward Killian Tillie, recently named to the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award preseason …
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
Gonzaga wasn’t at full strength in Saturday’s closed scrimmage against Michigan State. Junior forward Killian Tillie sat out with an injury. The nature of Tillie’s injury wasn’t known. The Zags …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018
Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura just misses making the preseason AP All-America team.
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie is among 21 players on the watch list for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award, presented annually to college basketball’s top center.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018
Gonzaga’s rare, one-year absence as the WCC preseason favorite officially came to an end Thursday, to the surprise of absolutely nobody.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018
It is Oct. 10, the Zags have been practicing for less than two weeks and they’ve staged a 15-minute scrimmage in front of an overflow crowd at the McCarthey Athletic …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018
Gonzaga will hold 30 practices, a closed scrimmage – expected to be against Michigan State – and a Nov. 1 exhibition game against Central Washington. Here are four questions that …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018
Four Zags – Rui Hachimura, Killian Tillie, Zach Norvell Jr. and Brandon Clarke – have tested the NBA waters after the program’s second trip to the Final Four in three …
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018
Killian Tillie wore his jersey Saturday to Hoopfest while signing countless autographs for fans at Gonzaga’s booth. It wasn’t his Zags’ basketball No. 33 uniform. It was France’s national soccer …
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018
Josh Perkins’ right shoulder ranks with Przemek Karnowski’s career-threatening back issue and Gary Bell Jr.’s balky knee on the list of Gonzaga’s worrisome off-season injuries in recent years.
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018
Tom Hudson can’t help but talk a big game: That’s what happens when you’re the voice of Gonzaga athletics. For the past 16 years, Hudson has been courtside for a …
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018
Rui Hachimura and Killian Tillie weren’t interested in declaring for the NBA Draft unless they were committed 100 percent.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018
Forward Killian Tillie announced Wednesday that he will return to Gonzaga for his junior season.