Stories tagged: ncaa
Sat., July 13, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
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, …
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 9:01 p.m.
For two days, downtown Spokane will be the epicenter of Big Sky Conference football.
Thu., July 11, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Gonzaga men’s basketball has been selected as one of the recipients of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Awards.
Thu., July 11, 2019, 1:54 p.m.
Gonzaga’s first-round opponent at the Battle 4 Atlantis will be Southern Mississippi.
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 10:37 a.m.
Who’s in? Who’s out? With Washington State’s 2019-20 basketball roster finalized, we take a look at all of the offseason transactions, dividing it up by the returners (6), newcomers (8), …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 6:21 p.m.
The NCAA has charged North Carolina State with four violations, accusing a former assistant coach of providing payments and benefits connected to the recruitment of one-and-done basketball player Dennis Smith …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 8:50 p.m.
Analysis: An in-depth look at the pieces of Washington State’s now finalized 2019-20 basketball roster
After months of acquisitions, departures and transfer portal uncertainty, new Washington State coach Kyle Smith can rest easy having finalized the Cougars’ 2019-20 roster.
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 8:48 p.m.
Jalen Thompson, whose Washington State career ended unceremoniously two weeks ago when the standout safety learned he’d lost his final season of eligibility, was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in …
UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019, 6:25 p.m.
Former University of Washington tight end and outside linebacker Jusstis Warren has transferred to Eastern Washington, according to his Instagram account.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 5:25 p.m.
Jared Lorenzen, a husky left-handed quarterback who set multiple Kentucky passing and offensive records before backing up Eli Manning on the New York Giants’ Super Bowl-winning 2007 team, has died. …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
Lawyers for former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person say the 13-year NBA veteran was broke and financially desperate when he joined a bribery conspiracy that cheated young athletes. …
Tue., July 2, 2019, 11:19 a.m.
South Carolina’s top-ranked women’s basketball recruits are on campus and the confident group expects to make the Gamecocks championship contenders again. South Carolina coach Dawn Staley brought in four of …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 11:25 a.m.
UConn’s men’s basketball program has been placed on probation for two years and Kevin Ollie has been sanctioned individually for violations of NCAA rules during his tenure as coach. An …
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 8:50 p.m.
Beginning in 2020, Washington State season ticket-holders and Cougar Athletic Fund members who attend home football games will be charged a per-game rate to park in Martin Stadium lots, the …
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019, 8:22 p.m.
Jalen Thompson loses final year of eligibility at Washington State after committing NCAA violation, will head to NFL
According to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport, Thompson, who would’ve been a fourth-year senior this fall, learned Friday he’d lost his final season of eligibility at WSU though reasons are …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 10:28 p.m.
The Cougars made another step toward building their secondary of the future on Friday, receiving a commitment from three-star Hawaiian safety Alaka’i Gilman.
Thu., June 27, 2019, 8:46 p.m.
Washington State visits Utah the fifth week of the season, but the Cougars won their first battle against the Utes, beating them to California safety Hunter Escorcia.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 8:50 p.m.
Gonzaga coach Mark Few recently sat in David Pendergraft’s Airway Heights office, each exchanging anecdotes from their mid-2000s teams.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 1:41 p.m.
UConn is heading back to the Big East. The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees voted to accept an invitation to move its basketball and most other teams from the …
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 2:31 p.m.
The NCAA has adjusted some of the guidelines used to determine when waivers should be granted to athletes who transfer. There have been complaints of ambiguity when it comes to …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 9:26 p.m.
Ryan Woolridge can’t remember the exact year, but he played with Admon Gilder on the same AAU team in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019, 9:27 p.m.
Gonzaga Legends: Kelly Olynyk happy to take a break from South Beach for a trip back to Spokane, Hoopfest
The Miami Heat forward has tried illustrating the world’s largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament to some of his less-familiar NBA teammates, but he insists it’s something they’d appreciate with their own …
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019, 4:04 p.m.
A University of Connecticut official says the school is working to get back into the Big East for basketball and other sports. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity …
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 7:08 p.m.
Gonzaga Legends: Heather Bowman has plenty of competitive fire remaining nearly a decade after her final time in a Bulldogs’ jersey
The former GU star can see the Kennel from her office just off Division Street, and she’s always welcome to join the current Zags for a practice.
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 7:08 p.m.
Charmin Smith has been named women’s basketball coach at California, returning to the staff where she most recently served as a top assistant before joining the WNBA’s New York Liberty …
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 9:29 p.m.
Robert Franks’ basketball career will continue in the professional ranks despite the ex-Washington State forward going unselected Thursday night at the 2019 NBA Draft.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 9:15 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Canadian connection is still going strong. Yvonne Ejim, a 6-foot-2 power forward from Calgary, Alberta, with international experience, is expected to sign with the Zags.
Tue., June 18, 2019, 7:59 p.m.
Ali and Cannon, junior college transfers who were recruited by former coach Ernie Kent, both entered the transfer portal and seemed intent on finding a new place to play when …
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 5:46 p.m.
The NFL is teaming up with the NCAA to make football safer. Two of the league’s top medical experts spent two days in Indianapolis sharing data from their research with …
Mon., June 17, 2019, 12:45 p.m.
Nebraska has hired Lisa Johnson from Idaho to be the Cornhuskers’ new women’s golf coach. Athletic director Bill Moos announced Johnson would take over for Robin Krapfl, who resigned last …