Stories tagged: pepperdine
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
Former Gonzaga walk-on Connor Griffin, who went on to play football at Washington before finishing his collegiate career on Vanguard’s basketball team, is joining Pepperdine’s staff as a graduate assistant.
UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018
Gonzaga will face seven West Coast Conference foes twice and play Portland and Pepperdine once next season under the conference’s new scheduling format.
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018
Austin Pinorini hit the go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning as second-seeded Gonzaga topped host Pepperdine 4-2 on Friday to reach the WCC Tournament championship game.
Mon., March 12, 2018
Lorenzo Romar is returning to Pepperdine for a second stint as men’s basketball coach. Athletic director Steve Potts says Romar will be back in Malibu as soon as Arizona’s season …
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018
There were several worthy contenders, but Jessie Loera probably had Gonzaga’s best stat line in Friday’s WCC Tournament win over Pepperdine.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018
It was just four games ago that coach Mark Few was lamenting the inconsistency of Gonzaga’s inside play, the maddening nature of not knowing which bigs would show up on …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016
It looked like one of the better matchups on the WCC schedule. Two months ago.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016
Senior wing Lamond Murray Jr.’s 19.3-point average leads the Waves and ranks third in the WCC. The 6-foot-5, 200-pound son of former Cal and NBA player Lamond Murray can be …
Tue., April 12, 2016
Boosted by a talented crop of freshmen, the Gonzaga women’s tennis team has arrived.
Sat., Feb. 6, 2016
As her three children were frolicking on the court Saturday afternoon, Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier warmed to the subject of growth spurts.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016
The formula isn’t a secret. Repeating it is the trick
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016
Gonzaga, winners of three straight, faces an LMU team it clobbered 85-62 on Dec. 23.
Sat., Jan. 23, 2016
Adom Jacko scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half and Loyola Marymount defeated San Diego 67-63 on Saturday in Los Angeles.
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016
Nick Emery scored 24 points, Chase Fisher added 20, Kyle Collinsworth had his 10th career triple-double and BYU took control in the second half Thursday night to defeat Loyola Marymount …
Sat., Jan. 2, 2016
Chase Fischer scored 23 points with six 3-pointers and Kyle Collinsworth added 22 points as BYU defeated Pacific.
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015
Gonzaga continued with one good habit and broke a not-so-good one.
Sun., Dec. 20, 2015
It’s a quick turnaround for Gonzaga, which opens WCC play against Pepperdine on Monday, less than 48 hours after grinding out a win over Tennessee in Seattle.
Tue., March 10, 2015
LAS VEGAS – Kyle Wiltjer’s OK. Byron Wesley was better than OK and so were the rest of the Zags. Top-seeded Gonzaga, looking more like the dominant team from earlier …
Sat., Feb. 14, 2015
Pepperdine, the only one of Gonzaga’s 13 WCC opponents to lose by less than seven points in their previous meeting, visits McCarthey Athletic Center tonight at 5 p.m. No. 3 …
Fri., Jan. 16, 2015
MALIBU, Calif. – For a while, it had the feel of a comfortable Gonzaga victory. Pepperdine had other ideas.
Wed., Jan. 22, 2014
For every game, Gonzaga women’s basketball players watch the condensed version of hours of video, sit through two team-scouting sessions and must memorize “the book” compiled by one assistant coach …
Mon., Dec. 16, 2013
PULLMAN – With a metaphorical lid on the basket preventing almost any shot from a distance of more than 10 feet from scoring, the Cougars kept it close in their …
Fri., Feb. 8, 2013
Gonzaga’s offense ranks among the best in college basketball, but the Bulldogs’ defense, somewhat under the radar, is putting up impressive numbers as well. The Bulldogs took control early by …
Fri., Jan. 4, 2013
MALIBU, Calif. – Add Pepperdine’s quaint Firestone Fieldhouse to the list of WCC venues that seem to give the Gonzaga men’s basketball team trouble. The 10th-ranked Bulldogs, outplayed most of …
Sat., Feb. 18, 2012
Not more than two weeks ago, Gonzaga coach Kelly Graves was discussing the “gritty and tough” qualities Gonzaga redshirt sophomore guard Haiden Palmer possesses.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 4, 2012
Just when you thought Gonzaga was cruising toward a feel-good bounce-back win, Pepperdine started making every shot it attempted.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2012
When Gonzaga’s defense collects pass deflections, opponents’ shooting percentages and point totals generally drop. Such was the case again as 25th-ranked Gonzaga set the tone on defense in a 73-45 …
Sun., Feb. 13, 2011
MALIBU, Calif. – Robert Sacre’s stomach was in turmoil most of Friday and Saturday, but he was happy about one thing: He didn’t get his roommate, Sam Dower, sick on …
Sat., Feb. 12, 2011
MALIBU, Calif. – Gonzaga figured Thursday’s men’s basketball contest with Loyola Marymount wasn’t going to be easy, even with Lions leading scorer Drew Viney in street clothes. The same scenario …
Mon., March 8, 2010
Courtney Vandersloot scored 19 points, Heather Bowman added 14 and No. 18 Gonzaga rolled to its 17th straight victory, 76-48 over Pepperdine on Monday in the West Coast Conference tournament …