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UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Gonzaga women use big third quarter to down Pepperdine 64-50

Jill Townsend scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds, leading No. 13 Gonzaga past Pepperdine on Saturday in Malibu, California.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020

Gonzaga women turning great defense into strong offense ahead of trip to Pepperdine

Twenty minutes of game time is a small sample size, but the Gonzaga women appear to be recapturing their offensive rhythm.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 16, 2020

Gonzaga rewind: Filip Petrusev’s offense gets rave reviews

Sophomore post Filip Petrusev, who dipped his toe in the NBA Draft waters last season, gave the scouts plenty to write about, mostly in a positive sense.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020

Analysis: Gonzaga’s imperfect victory over Pepperdine looks just fine in win column

It wasn’t pretty, easy or smooth, and that’s why coach Mark Few found No. 2 Gonzaga’s grind-it-out 89-77 victory over Pepperdine so appealing.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020

Gonzaga-Pepperdine: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Waves

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 89-77 win at the Firestone Fieldhouse in Malibu, California.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020

TV Take: Old clichés ring true as Gonzaga again outlasts Pepperdine’s best effort in 89-77 victory

All game long, ESPN’s Roxy Bernstein and Corey Williams kept harping on something every Gonzaga fan knows as well as the names of their children.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020

Recap and highlights: No. 2 Gonzaga rides strong second half to win over Pepperdine

Filip Petrusev had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the short-handed Gonzaga Bulldogs defeated the Pepperdine Waves 89-77 on Saturday night at Firestone Fieldhouse in Malibu, California.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020

Gonzaga driven to finish regular season strong to secure best NCAA Tournament scenario

Gonzaga doesn’t lack for motivation entering its final five regular-season games. The biggest source arrived last Saturday when the NCAA Tournament selection committee projected the Zags over San Diego State …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020

Gonzaga-Pepperdine key matchup: Round two for Ryan Woolridge, Colbey Ross

Woolridge, who has been a standout defender all season and held star guards Payton Pritchard (Oregon) and Nico Mannion (Arizona) in check, wasn’t at his best at either end of …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 12, 2020

Gonzaga-Pepperdine rematch will air on ESPN

Gonzaga’s road game against Pepperdine on Saturday night will be televised on ESPN.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 30, 2020

WCC roundup: Jake Toolson scores 25 points, leads BYU over Pepperdine 107-80

Toolson made 7 of 10 3-pointers. Yoeli Childs added 21 points, nine rebounds and six assists for BYU.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020

Shorthanded Gonzaga women show no signs of slowing in rout of Pepperdine

Jill Townsend notched a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 13 Gonzaga to a 70-36 victory over Pepperdine on Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020

13th-ranked Gonzaga women look to keep lengthy winning streak alive as Pepperdine visits the Kennel

The Gonzaga women are a focused bunch – how else do you win 18 games out of 19?

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 5, 2020

Gonzaga rewind: Zags’ Killian Tillie puts up pair of healthy stat lines

Killian Tillie isn’t at full speed, but his on-court performance suggests otherwise. The senior forward delivered 22 points against Portland and 20 versus Pepperdine, influencing two hard-fought victories, particularly Saturday …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

John Blanchette: Something’s afoul at the free-throw line for nation’s No. 1 team

Not quite 7 minutes on the clock had elapsed Saturday night when a whistle sent Gonzaga to the foul line for the first time.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

Analysis: No. 1 Gonzaga has plenty to work on after outlasting Pepperdine 75-70

And just like every team in college basketball, the Bulldogs have several items to address on their to-do list. Some of those made repeat appearances Saturday as the Zags outlasted …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

Former Gonzaga players Dan Dickau, Derek Raivio react to Jalen Suggs’ commitment

There are still a few recruits to decide their 2020 college future, but with the sixth-overall prospect Jalen Suggs verbally committing to Gonzaga on Friday, the Zags have the seventh-best …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

Gonzaga-Pepperdine: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Waves

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 75-70 win over Pepperdine at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

TV Take: Gonzaga fends off pesky Pepperdine with one of GU’s own calling the action on ESPN2

When Gonzaga fans turn on ESPN2 to watch their Zags play, they expect to get a different perspective from the self-proclaimed Worldwide Leader.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

Recap and highlights: No. 1 Gonzaga holds off Pepperdine, 75-70

Killian Tillie scored 20 points, Filip Petrusev had 16 and the Bulldogs fended off the Waves at McCarthey Atheltic Center on Saturday night.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020

Gonzaga’s focus to be tested again against visiting Pepperdine

It took one half against the projected last-place team in the WCC to disprove the common perception that Gonzaga was entrenched at No. 1 and would go largely unchallenged early …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020

Gonzaga-Pepperdine key matchup: Quality point guards Colbey Ross, Ryan Woolridge collide

Pepperdine’s Colbey Ross, a first-team, All-WCC selection last year, and grad transfer Ryan Woolridge, who continues to come up big when Gonzaga needs it most, is a must-watch matchup.

Elyse Bennett, Molly Myers lift No. 24 Cougars to 2-1 win over Pepperdine

Elyse Bennett and Molly Myers scored second-half goals and No. 24 Washington State held off red-hot Pepperdine 2-1 on Sunday at the Rainbow Wahine Shootout.

UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019

Analysis: Gonzaga uses efficient offense to breeze by Pepperdine, into WCC championship game

Killian Tillie returned to the court for the first time since Feb. 7 and promptly hit a 3-pointer in an arena where he can’t seem to miss from distance.

UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019

John Blanchette: Killian Tillie’s reemergence gives Gonzaga the house edge at WCC Tournament

Anyone have the guts to get this wager down before tipoff Monday night? Killian Tillie, tournament MVP.

UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019

Corey Kispert submits another workmanlike effort for Gonzaga in takedown of Pepperdine

The duties vary for Kispert, but the forward’s job Monday night was taking nine shots from the field, scoring 11 points, snatching five rebounds and playing blue-collar defense throughout Gonzaga’s …

Gonzaga-Pepperdine: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 100-74 victory over the Waves

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

TV Take: With Killian Tillie up and running, ESPN’s Dick Vitale claims Gonzaga likely his pick to win NCAA Tournament

Dick Vitale is enamored with GU’s penchant for sharing the ball and how that leads to togetherness throughout the game.

UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019

Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie makes return to court after seven-game absence, hits trio of early 3’s

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.