Stories tagged: mark few
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019
It was one of numerous defensive tactics North Dakota employed, often without success, in GU’s 97-66 blowout victory Tuesday. There will be plenty more where that came from.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
The juggling act for the coaching staff is balancing the players’ rest and recovery with quality work in practice and extended minutes in games.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019
It was precisely what a first game, particularly one for a Gonzaga team with eight newcomers and just nine scholarship players available, should look like.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
Gonzaga’s track record in season and/or home openers is just about spotless and the Zags are heavy favorites to continue that trend Tuesday. The Zags are favored by 35 points …
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.
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Stop us if you’ve read this before, like, one year ago practically to the date: Gonzaga’s outlook is bright, even with Killian Tillie battling an injury leading into the season.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 19, 2019
Gonzaga topped Michigan State 103-87 in a preseason scrimmage Saturday in Denver. The Spartans are expected to be ranked No. 1 when the AP preseason poll is released next week. …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
Gonzaga sells its family atmosphere in recruiting and it apparently applies in coaching searches. For Bell, it worked on two levels. He thoroughly enjoyed his four-year run as a starting …
Sun., Oct. 6, 2019
A new, controversial piece of legislation out of California sent the college basketball world into a frenzy over the past week.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019
Gonzaga’s Kraziness in the Kennel scrimmage – often ragged but packed with numerous examples of the team’s considerable potential – had just finished when coach Mark Few noticed his players …
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: 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 …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
It’s another marquee matchup for Gonzaga basketball, but this one won’t go down in the win-loss column. Gonzaga and Michigan State, which will likely be No. 1 in the AP …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
Gonzaga continues to fill out its nonconference basketball schedule.
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019
Star-studded field set to take on Coeur d’Alene Resort golf course at the Showcase celebrity tournament
The most valuable player of the Showcase celebrity golf tournament has been the money – over $13 million raised for the Community Cancer Fund.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
Four of Gonzaga’s opponents next season also made the list: North Carolina (No. 6), Arizona (15), Saint Mary’s (19) and Washington (21).
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019
Assistant Donny Daniels is leaving Gonzaga, but he’s not quite ready to completely call it quits after four decades in the coaching profession. He’s expected to join Utah’s staff as …
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019
They’ll settle college basketball’s national championship on Monday night in Minneapolis, and it’s entirely possible the winner will score more than 60 points.
Mon., April 1, 2019
Gonzaga was college basketball’s No. 1 team in offensive efficiency according to the respected Kenpom metric. Texas Tech was No. 1 in defensive efficiency. Only one could go to the …
UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019
They gathered one last time as a team in the locker room. Gonzaga head coach Mark Few knew there was nothing he could say that would mend his players’ broken …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019
Down the road, there figures to be an ESPN 30 for 30 on Gonzaga’s rise to national prominence and Mark Few’s probable Hall of Fame coaching career.
Fri., March 22, 2019
Mark Few was selected coach of the year. Junior forwards Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke were named first team and sophomore wing Zach Norvell Jr. made second team.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019
Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura was named first-team All-America by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and Mark Few is a finalist for the USBWA’s Coach of the Year Award.
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019
John Blanchette: On a topsy-turvy Selection Sunday, Gonzaga avoids another upset, holding on to No. 1 seed
So in case the Gonzaga Bulldogs still didn’t have that top-line feeling back after Terrible Tuesday, they were given an imprimatur on Selection Sunday. And they had nothing to do …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019
As a graduate assistant, Jorge Sanz can be found behind the Gonzaga bench during games and hands-on with the players during practice.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019
Gonzaga’s Mark Few, Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke and WSU’s Robert Franks earn District IX honors
Mark Few was named District IX Coach of the Year and Rui Hachimura was named the district’s Player of the Year, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association announced.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019
Gonzaga’s Mark Few is one of 11 semifinalists for the Naismith Coach of the Year Award.
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019
He was the hometown hero who became Gonzaga’s first superstar. And now he’s gotten the call to hall.
Fri., March 8, 2019
For two-plus decades, the West Coast Conference Tournament has mirrored the WCC regular season. Gonzaga has ruled both, only slightly less so when it comes to the conference tournament.
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.