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UPDATED: Mon., July 13, 2020

Gonzaga’s Mark Few, WSU’s Kyle Smith join initiative to enhance job opportunities for minority candidates

Gonzaga’s Mark Few and Washington State’s Kyle Smith are among 35 coaches from various sports across the country joining an initiative to enhance job opportunities for minority candidates.


UPDATED: Wed., June 3, 2020

Gonzaga’s Mark Few supports colleague’s idea to give student-athletes day off on election day

Gonzaga coach Mark Few is on board with former Portland coach Eric Reveno’s idea to make election day Nov. 3 a mandatory off day for NCAA student-athletes.


UPDATED: Thu., May 7, 2020

Gonzaga will take on Tennessee in Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden

The Zags and Volunteers will square off in the Jimmy V Classic on Dec. 8 at Madison Square Garden. It marks the fourth meeting in six years between the schools …


UPDATED: Sat., May 2, 2020

Former Gonzaga guard Quentin Hall stays upbeat, busy rebuilding house damaged by Hurricane Dorian

Eight months after being slammed for days by Hurricane Dorian’s sustained 185-mph winds, life is slowly returning to normal for Quentin Hall and his family in his native Bahamas. There …


Gonzaga adds Texas to nonconference schedule next two seasons

The Zags will begin a two-game series with Texas in Austin on Nov. 13. The Longhorns will come to the McCarthey Athletic Center the following season.


UPDATED: Mon., March 23, 2020

Gonzaga’s Mark Few, Filip Petrusev, Corey Kispert and Killian Tillie earn District 9 recognition

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: Sat., March 21, 2020

Season rewind: Plenty of achievements for Gonzaga in campaign that ended too soon

So the Zags are left with a pair of pretty good consolation prizes, absent the theater of March Madness. First, one of the finest regular seasons in program history. Second, …


UPDATED: Tue., March 10, 2020

Gonzaga’s Mark Few whistled for first-half technical – and first technical since 2016 – in WCC Tournament title game

Mark Few and Gonzaga have built plenty of streaks through the years, and many of them during the West Coast Conference Tournament at Orleans Arena. One of the more obscure …


Gonzaga’s Mark Few one of 10 candidates for Naismith coach of the year award

Gonzaga’s Mark Few made the list of semifinalists for the Naismith coach of the year award.


UPDATED: Sun., March 1, 2020

Gonzaga rewind: Rui Hachimura executes game plan to return for Senior Night

Rui Hachimura kept Gonzaga’s Senior Night in the back of his mind, even as he did countless media interviews and prepared for his first NBA season with the Washington Wizards. …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 25, 2020

Where Gonzaga rates in the chase for WCC’s individual awards

This season? Gonzaga (27-2, 13-1 WCC) is on pace for another outright conference title, but there doesn’t appear to be any locks as far as projecting individual awards winners. The …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020

Gonzaga’s Mark Few one of 15 in running for Naismith Coach of the Year award

Gonzaga’s Mark Few is one of 15 on the late-season watch list for the Naismith Coach of the Year award.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 18, 2020

Freshman forward Drew Timme has been a phenom from the start for Gonzaga

Drew Timme is not so quietly putting together one of the best seasons by a freshman big since Gonzaga took up NCAA Tournament residency in 1999.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 7, 2020

Gonzaga to honor Adam Morrison by hanging jersey prior to Feb. 27 game

During the 2006-07 season, Morrison led the nation in scoring (28.1 points per game). He was also a John R. Wooden Award player of the year candidate and the fourth …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 29, 2020

Gonzaga anticipating tougher test in rematch with Santa Clara

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: Fri., Jan. 17, 2020

‘He means so much to the Cougar nation’: Former teammates, opponents reflect on Klay Thompson’s career at Washington State

Marcus Capers has told the story before, the story of how he ended up with the ‘0’ and Klay Thompson ended up with the ‘1’:


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 10, 2020

Gonzaga anticipates physical affair against Loyola Marymount

Gonzaga knows what’s coming next: bruises.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 1, 2020

West Coast Conference improving, but everybody – including BYU and Saint Mary’s – is still chasing Gonzaga

But the same questions remain. Can anybody catch No. 1 Gonzaga? Can anybody break up the Big Three of GU, Saint Mary’s and BYU?


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 31, 2019

Gonzaga rewind: Coach Mark Few wants Gonzaga to be No. 1 in more ways than one

It’s Killian Tillie’s fourth rodeo, and the third for Corey Kispert, Filip Petrusev and Joel Ayayi, though they’re in different roles this season. So roughly half of the eight-man rotation …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019

Even during holiday break, basketball court never far away for Gonzaga players

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: Fri., Dec. 20, 2019

One more pre-Christmas challenge awaits as Gonzaga entertains Eastern Washington

The Gonzaga Bulldogs could use a break after a difficult three-week stretch that rivals any the program has faced in the last two decades. They’re not getting one, at least …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 17, 2019

Gonzaga vs. North Carolina in Spokane: More proof good things happen when Mark Few, Roy Williams get together

Both teams participated in the 2017 PK80 in Portland, a 16-team birthday bash for Nike co-founder Phil Knight. At a social event prior to the tournament, Williams and Few were …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Gonzaga rewind: Bulldogs’ high-powered offense will encounter wide range of defensive schemes

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

Balancing act necessary with Gonzaga facing limited roster numbers

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

Gonzaga rewind: ‘New team’ rolls with ups and downs in season opener

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 looking for another fast start in season opener against Alabama State

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

Gonzaga shooters should be ‘just fine’ with new 3-point distance

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.


Gonzaga men: Time on Bulldogs’ side to put talented pieces together

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

Corey Kispert, Filip Petrusev help Gonzaga past Michigan State in preseason scrimmage

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

Family matters to new Gonzaga grad assistant, former standout guard Gary Bell Jr.

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 …