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UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018

‘Voice of the Zags’ Tom Hudson has high hopes for next year’s Gonzaga basketball team

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, Killian Tillie all in on returning to Gonzaga

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 returning for junior season at Gonzaga

Forward Killian Tillie announced Wednesday that he will return to Gonzaga for his junior season.

UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018

Gonzaga’s 2019 roster could be impressive if key players return

There are a few pressing concerns in Zagland at the moment, beginning with Gonzaga’s conference situation and followed by the team’s personnel picture for next season. Neither is crystal-clear. Both …

UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018

Killian Tillie injury forces Gonzaga coach Mark Few to shuffle lineup in Sweet 16 matchup

Just before tipoff between Gonzaga and Florida State on Thursday, Gonzaga head coach Mark Few made a quick change that caught all of Gonzaga’s fan base off guard.

UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018

Zach Norvell Jr. promises return to Gonzaga; Rui Hachimura, Killian Tillie yet to think about future

At different points of the 2018 postseason, three separate Gonzaga underclassmen played themselves into NBA Draft conversations.

UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018

Killian Tillie out for Gonzaga’s Sweet 16 matchup against Florida State

Gonzaga was forced to make a late change to its starting lineup after forward Killian Tillie apparently reaggravated a hip injury during warm-ups prior to facing Florida State on Thursday.

Q&A with Dick Vitale: ‘I have them (Zags) as one of my Final Four teams’

Earlier this week, betweeen his pre-tournament ESPN spots and radio interviews, “Dickie V” took time to chat with The Spokesman-Review. He recalls his favorite moments from the last three WCC …

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018

Gonzaga awarded a No. 4 seed in NCAA Tournament, headed to Boise to face UNC Greensboro

Most bracket gurus projected Gonzaga as a five seed. The Zags were awarded a four. The selection committee is sending Gonzaga to Boise, by far the closest site to Spokane …

UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018

Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie voted WCC Tournament most outstanding player

Gonzaga forward Killian Tillie was asked for one word in his native French to describe how the Zags played in

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018

Gonzaga’s Mark Few named coach of year; six Zags receive All-WCC recognition

Gonzaga relied on balance during the regular season and that was evident when All-WCC honors were announced Tuesday. Mark Few was voted WCC coach of the year for the 12th …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018

Gonzaga’s collection of bruises, difference-making plays keeps growing

Killian Tillie went for a dunk and the crowd erupted Saturday inside the McCarthey Athletic Center. It served as another example of the type of hustle/winning plays Gonzaga has made …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018

Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie overcomes knock to head in style during win against Loyola Marymount

Apparently Gonzaga’s concussion protocol involves knocking down back-to-back 3-pointers upon returning to the court. Killian Tillie passed with flying colors.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018

Killian Tillie showing more consistency for Gonzaga

If you want to talk about Gonzaga’s consistency, you won’t get too far with Mark Few. “I wouldn’t say I would use the consistent word to anybody in our program …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018

Gonzaga trying to keep bounce-back record clean against Broncos

Gonzaga wants to avoid being in these situations, but it has aced three bounce-back tests following losses this season.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018

Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie provided much-needed spark inside against Saint Mary’s standout Jock Landale

Gonzaga took on one of the toughest offenses in the nation on Thursday when the Bulldogs welcomed Saint Mary’s to town. Gonzaga was put up against 6-foot-11, 255-pound center Jock …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018

Couple of big steps forward for Gonzaga’s inside players

It was just four games ago that coach Mark Few was lamenting the inconsistency of Gonzaga’s inside play, the maddening nature of not knowing which bigs would show up on …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017

Gonzaga’s foreign players enjoy visits from family during holidays

It seems like the toughest time for Gonzaga’s foreign players is right around the holiday break, but for some their families visit them in Spokane, and a few even get …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017

Gonzaga’s defense has work to do following tough stretch

Gonzaga’s impressive 64-game streak of holding opponents under 50 percent shooting from the field ended against Villanova in Madison Square Garden.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017

Analysis: Motivated Killian Tillie, Johnathan Williams help Gonzaga pull away from IUPUI 101-71

If Gonzaga coach Mark Few has said it once, he’s said it dozens of times: He isn’t overly concerned with who starts games. But the veteran coach did feel the …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017

Gonzaga inserts Rui Hachimura, Jacob Larsen into starting lineup for Killian Tillie, Johnathan Williams in game against IUPUI

Gonzaga shook up its starting lineup for Monday’s game against visiting IUPUI.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017

Gonzaga handles Bluejays’ full-court pressure late

The Zags wilted against Texas’ full-court pressure at the PK80 in Portland, but they showed improvement when Creighton turned up the heat late.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017

Analysis: Trio of Gonzaga players have career nights as Bulldogs use second-half push to top Creighton 91-74

The Zags needed Silas Melson in the first half. They needed Killian Tillie all game. And they really needed ‘Snacks’ in the second half.

Gonzaga brings size advantage into Incarnate Word matchup

The UIW Cardinals have a number of players in the 6-foot-4 to 6-7 range but they’ll be undersized against Gonzaga’s starting frontcourt of Johnathan Williams and Killian Tillie, as well …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017

Tillie points Gonzaga in right direction against Utah State

It’s obviously early, but sophomore forward Killian Tillie came into Saturday’s Utah State game as Gonzaga’s eighth-leading scorer. He left it with a career-high 20 points and moved up to …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017

Killian Tillie scores 28 points, leads Gonzaga past College of Idaho, 96-67

The Gonzaga-College of Idaho game was an exhibition contest, so the Zags’ Killian Tillie took it as an opportunity to exhibit his resourceful scoring ability.

Retooled Gonzaga not looking in rear-view mirror entering 2017-18 season

A mix of established veterans and promising talents are the key names on Gonzaga’s roster for the 2018 season.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017

An educated guess of Gonzaga’s starting five for 2017-18 season

There are a lot of unknowns about the 2017-18 Gonzaga basketball team after losing half of the eight-man rotation – and arguably four of the top five players – from …

UPDATED: Sat., July 8, 2017

GU’s Killian Tillie limited to eight points as Germany routs France in U19 World Cup

Killian Tillie and his French teammates struggled Saturday, falling to Germany 86-60 Saturday at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Cairo.

UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017

Killian Tillie’s big game not enough as France falls to Canada at U19 World Cup

France’s unbeaten run at the FIBA U19 World Cup came to an end Friday, despite the best efforts of Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie.