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UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 12:15 a.m.

For Pete’s sake: One-time Gonzaga manager gets a little time on the court

Brian Pete’s role extended beyond just practice when he came off the bench for the first time this season in the final minutes of Gonzaga’s 81-48 win over Pacific on …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 12:13 a.m.

Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins patiently waits for the prime opportunity to throw one down

Josh Perkins might be lacking a few inches in height, but he can certainly hang with the bigs. “They know I’m the best dunker in practice,” the Gonzaga guard joked.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 12:11 a.m.

Gonzaga-Pacific: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 81-48 victory

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 81-48 win over Pacific on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 8:10 p.m.

Rui Hachimura, Josh Perkins guide Gonzaga past Pacific, 81-48

Rui Hachimura came off the bench to score a game-high 19 points and lead No. 20 Gonzaga to a 81-48 rout of Pacific in the West Coast Conference opener for …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 5:59 p.m.

Gonzaga guards tangle with Pacific’s versatile Jahlil Tripp

Jahlil Tripp is Pacific’s sixth-leading scorer but he is one of the more versatile players in the WCC. The sophomore guard nearly averages a double-double (8.7 points, 9.5 rebounds).

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 5:59 p.m.

Gonzaga trying to extend 21-game winning streak in WCC openers

The year was 1996 and Gonzaga’s top five scorers in order were Paul Rogers, Jon Kinloch, Scott Snider, Kyle Dixon and Lorenzo Rollins. The question: When was the last time …

NCAA punishes Pacific men’s basketball for violations

The men’s basketball team at Pacific has been punished by the NCAA for academic and recruiting violations under former coach Ron Verlin. The NCAA says Verlin failed to promote an …

Gonzaga-Pacific: 3 keys to Bulldogs’ 82-50 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 82-50 win over Pacific on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Orleans Arena in …

UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 12:02 a.m.

Gonzaga delighted for return of Killian Tillie, nervous about Josh Perkins

The first 20 minutes of Gonzaga’s 82-50 win over Pacific on Saturday night wasn’t a crowd-pleaser.

Blanchette: Gonzaga turns aggressive in second half to reveal the Zags of first 29 games

Did a little research into how the Gonzaga Bulldogs bounced back this season after dropping a tough one and … couldn’t find a thing.

Jordan Mathews sparks Gonzaga when it needed it most

Gonzaga needed something.

UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 10:28 p.m.

TV Take: Gonzaga’s slow start allows time to ponder, but Zags finally pick up pace

Mark Few has done about 10 instructional DVDs over the course of his Gonzaga coaching career. Maybe he should do one more. And use a couple of the games this …

UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 1:20 a.m.

Gonzaga finds rhythm in second half, thumps Pacific 82-50

The patient appears to be half cured. Gonzaga, stung by a loss to BYU in the regular-season finale, sleepwalked through the 20 minutes against Pacific before looking more like the …

Gonzaga thumps Pacific, earns another WCC title

The No. 1 ranking, the possibility of an undefeated regular season and a probable No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.

Gonzaga’s man-to-man defense delivers again in win over Pacific

There was a time in November and December when Gonzaga augmented its man-to-man defense with an occasional zone.

Blanchette: Bulldogs draw rave reviews in Las Vegas and cause a lot of trouble for sports books

Caveat: this column is for entertainment purposes only. Unlike all the other ones that are devoted solely to, you know, the dogged pursuit of truth.

Gonzaga-Pacific: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 82-61 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 82-61 win over Pacific on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at the McCarthey Athletic Center …

TV Take: Wide world of Williams on display during Gonzaga’s latest victory

There isn’t a cliché built around the name Williams, but maybe there should be. You know, like “keeping up with the Williamses” or “in like Williams.”

Gonzaga, Pacific tangle in rematch

The list of serious tests No. 1 Gonzaga has faced this season begins with Iowa State and Florida State in Orlando in late November and Arizona, Akron and Tennessee in …

Pacific’s dynamic backcourt fuels Tigers on offense

Pacific will be without guard T.J. Wallace (foot) in its rematch with Gonzaga, but sophomore wing Anthony Townes has emerged as a scoring option in the second half of the …

Gonzaga men own 10-1 all-time record against Saturday’s opponent, Pacific

This will be Gonzaga’s 12th matchup against Pacific

Zags use Przemek Karnowski’s snappy passing to overcome another slow start, beat Pacific 81-61 and remain unbeaten

Never have consecutive 30-point and 20-point wins looked, well, less like 30-point and 20-point wins. The wake-up calls keep coming. It took Gonzaga a lot longer to answer the latest …

Jordan Mathews, undefeated Zags keep putting up Ws but ‘don’t think about running the table’

Jordan Mathews isn’t too caught up in Gonzaga’s unbeaten record, but he has been keeping a close eye on one of the other unblemished teams in college basketball. That would …

TV Take: Greg Heister brings hometown feel, and, yes, intelligent insight while calling Gonzaga’s win in Stockton

For the most part play-by-play man Greg Heister has grown into the role of traffic cop between his two partners, former Gonzaga players Richard Fox and Dan Dickau. And, if …

Gonzaga women lose to Pacific, fall to 0-2 in WCC

Laura Stockton has made that shot before. And surely will again. But not on Saturday afternoon.

Johnathan Williams comes through in clutch as Gonzaga beats Pacific

Zags junior forward Johnathan Williams hit a rough patch recently, only reaching double figures once in the previous eight games. He broke out in a big way, pouring in 14 …

Przemek Karnowski shines on offense, defense in Gonzaga’s win over Pacific

Meet Przemek Karnowski, point center. OK, that may be stretching the Zags center’s job description but he did a pretty fair job of distributing the ball, racking up seven of …

Undefeated Gonzaga faces first road test against Pacific

No. 7 Gonzaga (13-0) follows up Thursday’s rout over visiting Pepperdine with a trip to Stockton to face Pacific on Saturday, the first of GU’s five split weeks with one …

Looking back: Gonzaga has had its way with Pacific

Gonzaga is 9-1 all-time against the Pacific Tigers of Stockton, California, and Bulldogs’ head coach Mark Few is unbeaten in seven matchups.

Ray Bowles, T.J. Wallace give Pacific strong 1-2 punch

The key matchup in Saturday’s game between Gonzaga and Pacific in Stockton, California.