Stories tagged: killian tillie
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 10, 2019
When will the senior forward join his Gonzaga teammates full time? Well, even he isn’t sure.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
Gonzaga senior Killian Tillie and Washington State sophomore CJ Elleby were named to preseason watch list for the Wooden Award.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie on Monday was named to watch lists for the Naismith Trophy and National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Player of the Year awards.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 3, 2019
The longtime Gonzaga assistant basketball coach has guided the program’s global recruiting, one of the driving forces in the Zags’ rise as a national power.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
The Zags did little damage with 3-pointers while piling up paint points in a 103-87 win over top-ranked Michigan State in a recent closed-door scrimmage.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Gonzaga gets chance to find its footing against NAIA Lewis-Clark State College in exhibition matchup
Finally, an actual game. Sort of. The Gonzaga Bulldogs entertain Lewis-Clark State College on Friday in an exhibition matchup that won’t count on the Zags’ record.
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Gonzaga has just four returning players, but don’t expect to see the 2018-19 versions of Killian Tillie, Corey Kispert, Filip Petrusev and Joel Ayayi this season. All four are slated …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
Tillie is tired of talking about injuries for obvious reasons after missing 22 games last season due to a stress fracture and partially torn plantar fascia. The talented, 6-foot-10 forward …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
Preseason recognition continues to roll in for Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie. The senior forward is one of 20 players on the watch list for the Karl Malone Power Forward of the …
Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
Killian Tillie was named to the CBS Sports preseason All-America third team.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019
John Blanchette: Gonzaga needs Killian Tillie to be whole as desperately as Tillie needs Tillie to be whole
On Thursday, the 6-foot-10 senior and presumptive drive train of these Bulldogs underwent surgery on his right knee, and a brief statement from the school said “his status will be …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019
Gonzaga forward Killian Tillie has been bitten by the injury bug again. The senior forward is sidelined for an unspecified amount of time after undergoing a “knee procedure” Thursday, according …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
The question wasn’t if Gonzaga would be the favorite in the WCC preseason poll. The question was how close the voting tally would be with rival Saint Mary’s poised to …
Sat., July 13, 2019
John Blanchette: After forgoing early entry into the NBA draft, Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie must go about reinventing – and improving – his game
They are there and he is here in Spokane, but if it bothers Killian Tillie even a whit it is undetectable – even if he fully expected to be there, …
Thu., June 6, 2019
The NCAA has approved moving the 3-point line to the international basketball distance, which probably won’t raise an eyebrow for the six international players on Gonzaga’s roster next season.
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019
Killian Tillie is coming back, a decision that gives Gonzaga a cornerstone for next season and affords the talented forward an opportunity to elevate his draft stock.
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019
Killian Tillie’s status has been one of the biggest question marks regarding Gonzaga’s 2019-2020 roster, but it appears he will return for his senior season.
UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019
Gonzaga forward Killian Tillie will not be attending the NBA Draft Combine after all. Tillie, Auburn’s Chuma Okeke and Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter withdrew from the combine.
UPDATED: Sat., May 4, 2019
Killian Tillie’s injury woes returned in his first workout with an NBA team.
Tue., April 23, 2019
There are always unintended consequences to every NCAA action. Not unforeseeable ones, just unintended ones.
UPDATED: Sun., April 21, 2019
Gonzaga junior forward Killian Tillie has decided to test the NBA draft waters. Tillie submitted his name for the June 20 draft, according to a school release Sunday night.
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019
We picked the brains of ESPN’s Sean Farnham, CBS Sports’ Wally Szczerbiak and an NBA scout about Hachimura, Clarke and the NBA draft.
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019
Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie had mini-Zion Williamson moment with shoe malfunction against Florida State
Tillie’s Nike shoe malfunctioned with the Zags leading 63-56 against Florida State in the waning minutes. A small segment of the bottom sole of the shoe came loose and was …
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019
If Zags’ followers had flashbacks when the West Regional bracket was announced on Selection Sunday, they’ve probably intensified after the first weekend of the 2019 NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019
It was a French treat, served up to Killian Tillie and Joel Ayayi on a silver platter moments after Gonzaga finished off Baylor 83-71 in the NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019
Zach Norvell Jr. threaded a bounce pass to a streaking Killian Tillie, who only had one goal: he was going to dunk that ball.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019
Killian Tillie’s health has been a key factor throughout Gonzaga’s 2019 season. Josh Perkins’ shoulder was a major question for months leading up to the season. Both should be ready …
Mon., March 11, 2019
Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 100-74 victory over Waves in the semifinals of the WCC Tournament in Las Vegas.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019
Mark Few didn’t wait long to bring Killian Tillie off Gonzaga’s bench and Tillie didn’t wait long to leave his print on Monday’s WCC Tournament semifinal against Pepperdine.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019
Killian Tillie’s recovery took another step forward – actually a number of steps – on Thursday when he practiced with the team for extended minutes.