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UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018

Analysis: Gonzaga’s bigs pave way in easy win over Pepperdine

Pick a stat. Paint points. Second-chance points. Bench points. Rebounding. All Gonzaga. More accurately, almost all Gonzaga bigs.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018

Gonzaga-Pepperdine: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 89-59 victory

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 89-59 win over Pepperdine on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2017 in Malibu, California.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018

TV Take: Gonzaga’s late-night snoozer must have been bad for ratings

It’s easy to imagine the bigwigs at ESPN, those whose lives revolve around the rating numbers, hate blowouts. Especially when a game on one of their properties begins after 11 …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018

Killian Tillie’s big night leads No. 19 Gonzaga to 89-59 rout over Pepperdine

Killian Tillie scored a game-high 22 points and pulled down eight rebounds as No. 19 Gonzaga routed Pepperdine 89-59 to remain perfect in West Coast Conference play on Saturday at …

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017

Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr. flips script against Broncos

Gonzaga guard Zach Norvell Jr.’s knack for instant offense, particularly in the second half, has prompted some teammates to refer to him as “Microwave.” Norvell has been prone to sizzling …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017

John Blanchette: Gonzaga’s latest rout shows why conference schedule needs tinkering

So here’s the motion on the floor: trim the number of WCC games each school plays from 18 to 16, and let them schedule two more outside the conference that …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017

Large gathering of former Gonzaga players watches Bulldogs beat Santa Clara

The team reserved seats in the lower section across from the Gonzaga bench for 26 former players and their families in an annual gathering of Gonzaga alumni. The gathering is …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017

Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert looking spry again as ankle heals

It’s just a mental thing. That’s what Gonzaga guard Corey Kispert keeps telling himself as he continues to recover from his ankle injury he suffered a month ago against Incarnate …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017

Analysis: Strong defense, ball-handling spur Gonzaga’s rout over Santa Clara

On a night when Gonzaga cracked the 100-point mark for a school-record fifth time this season, offense seemed to be last thing on the Zags’ minds.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017

TV Take: ‘Frustration’ is word of the day for Gonzaga despite 49-point rout

The word of the day during KHQ’s broadcast of Gonzaga’s easy 101-52 win over visiting Santa Clara on Saturday night? It might have been “frustration” or some variation of it.

Gonzaga-Santa Clara: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 101-52 victory

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 101-52 win over Santa Clara on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017 at the McCarthey Athletic …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017

Gonzaga’s foreign players enjoy visits from family during holidays

It seems like the toughest time for Gonzaga’s foreign players is right around the holiday break, but for some their families visit them in Spokane, and a few even get …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017

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

In Gonzaga’s last two games, the Zags have turned to Rui Hachimura and the sophomore forward from Japan has finished in the lane and applied foul pressure on the opponent.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017

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

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

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: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017

WCC preview: Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s or Saint Mary’s, Gonzaga?

WCC play begins Thursday and the top – or cluttered bottom, for that matter – looks no more settled than it did two months ago. Most agree the top two …

Gonzaga’s Jill Barta notches second WCC player of week honor this season

Gonzaga standout forward Jill Barta scored 21 points to go with 11 rebounds against Western Illinois for her fifth double-double in 10 games this season and earned WCC Player of …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017

Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr. named WCC player of the week

Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr., who had big games coming off the bench and as a starter, earned WCC player of the week honors.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017

Rui Hachimura stepping up in a big way for Gonzaga early on

Make way – here comes Rui Hachimura. The Gonzaga forward didn’t have a say in the majority of Gonzaga’s wins last season, but this year, the sophomore has developed into …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017

WCC preview: There’s a reason Saint Mary’s is unanimous pick

The West Coast Conference has already seen its Upset of the Year. It came in October when nine of the league’s head coaches made Saint Mary’s their pick to finish …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017

Saint Mary’s unseats Gonzaga as WCC favorites in coaches’ poll

For the first time in 17 years, Gonzaga isn’t favored to win the WCC men’s basketball title. Saint Mary’s took over the top spot in the conference coaches’ preseason poll.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 7, 2017

Gonzaga volleyball handles LMU, improves to 6-0 in WCC

Gonzaga volleyball kept rolling Saturday and for a change – and a nice break for coach Diane Nelson’s heart rate – the Bulldogs didn’t need any fifth-game theatrics.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017

Nick Emery, TJ Haws look to lead BYU back to NCAA Tournament

BYU guard Nick Emery seemed to have a different tone on the eve of the 2017-18 basketball season.

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 …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017

Gonzaga women’s basketball opens WCC play Dec. 28 on the road

Gonzaga will open defense of its West Coast Conference women’s basketball title at Pacific on Dec. 28

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017

Gonzaga will open WCC schedule at home against Pacific, Santa Clara

The WCC men’s basketball schedule is a bit more travel friendly for the Gonzaga Bulldogs. The Zags face three split weeks (one home game, one road game). They had five …

Former Zag Zach Collins could hit the lottery in NBA Draft

Thursday night, Zach Collins will walk across the stage at the Barclays Center, likely as a lottery pick and pending multi-millionaire, and shake NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s hand, capping a …

UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017

Gonzaga one of nine on Cal graduate transfer Kameron Rooks’ list

Gonzaga is in the mix for Cal graduate transfer Kameron Rooks, but the Zags have a lot of company. Rooks’ list includes San Diego State, Connecticut, St. John’s, Georgetown, Illinois, …

UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017

New Mexico grad transfer Elijah Brown picks Oregon

Elijah Brown, who visited Gonzaga last week and is considered one of college basketball’s top graduate transfers, has committed to Oregon, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein.