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Gonzaga Basketball

From Dawg to Bulldog

Ex-Husky point guard Williams-Goss to transfer to Gonzaga

Date: 05/03/2015 | Sports


Gonzaga could be special again in 2016

A six-month journey had just come to an end with an Elite Eight loss to Duke and the last thing Gonzaga coach Mark Few wanted to talk about was the next six-month journey.But he did anyway, and there’s reason to think the 2016 Zags are capable of another special ride.

Date: 04/05/2015 | Sports


Report: Sabonis to return to Gonzaga for sophomore season

Gonzaga freshman forward Domantas Sabonis is returning for his sophomore campaign, according to a report on ESPN.com.

Date: 04/04/2015 | Sports


Gonzaga basketball fan donates $5 million to university

SPOKANE, — Gonzaga University's recent success on the basketball court caught the eye of a benefactor who responded with a $5 million gift.

Date: 04/04/2015 | Sports


NCAA Tournament ratings score with Duke-Gonzaga game

NEW YORK — The Duke-Gonzaga game on CBS drew the best overnight rating in 10 years for a Sunday NCAA Tournament regional final.The network announced Monday the 9.9 overnight rating.

Date: 03/30/2015 | Sports


Time runs out on careers of 3 Gonzaga seniors

HOUSTON — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski stopped Kevin Pangos in the handshake line for an extended verbal pat on the back.

Date: 03/29/2015 | Sports


Blue Devils end Zags' season

Duke beats Gonzaga 66-52, advances to Final Four

Date: 03/29/2015 | Sports


Finding a home

Kentucky transfer Wiltjer leads Gonzaga into Elite Eight

Date: 03/29/2015 | Sports


Zags are Elite

Gonzaga beats UCLA 74-62 to advance to the Elite Eight

Date: 03/27/2015 | Sports


An upstart no more

Once a Cinderella, Gonzaga’s label of tourney underachiever is unfair

Date: 03/27/2015 | Sports


Gonzaga fans 'Do The Few' like coach

SPOKANE — Gonzaga men's basketball coach Mark Few's joyous handstand after his team advanced to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament is being repeated by students across...

Date: 03/24/2015 | Sports


Gonzaga is aware it has been called a March underachiever

SEATTLE — Gonzaga faces unfair stakes when it takes the court for games like Sunday evening's at KeyArena, an extra burden the other teams in the field will never know. By this point, nothing the Bulldogs do within the West Coast Conference will matter to the rest of the country,...

Date: 03/24/2015 | Sports


Extra motivation

Victory over Iowa earns Zags dinner at Benihana in Houston

Date: 03/22/2015 | Sports


Zags move on to Sweet 16

Gonzaga beats Iowa 87-68, advances to play UCLA in Sweet 16

Date: 03/22/2015 | Sports


Sweet 16 run vital

Gonzaga must beat Iowa Sunday for season to be a success

Date: 03/22/2015 | Sports


NBA, are you listening?

Electric crowd at KeyArena proves Seattle is a basketball town

Date: 03/20/2015 | Sports


Zags fend off Bison

Gonzaga beats North Dakota St. 86-76 to advance in NCAA tourney

Date: 03/20/2015 | Sports


'Season for the ages'

Zags hope to continue amazing season with deep tourney run

Date: 03/20/2015 | Sports


Zags No. 2 seed in South

Gonzaga plays North Dakota State Friday at Key Arena in Seattle

Date: 03/15/2015 | Sports


No. 7 Gonzaga beats BYU 91-75 to win 14th WCC title

LAS VEGAS — Gonzaga's players were like blurs up the floor, whipping passes, filling lanes, dropping in 3-pointers as their fans roared with each highlight.

Date: 03/10/2015 | Sports


Karnowski leads No. 7 Gonzaga to 81-72 WCC tournament win

LAS VEGAS — Gonzaga coach Mark Few was fully aware his team might feel the effects of a one-week layoff when it opened play in the West Coast Conference tournament Saturday night.

Date: 03/07/2015 | Sports


Gonzaga’s Pangos named WCC player of the year

SAN BRUNO, Calif.— West Coast Conference champion Gonzaga swept the league’s four major individual awards on Tuesday.Senior point guard Kevin Pangos was named WCC player of the year. Pangos averaged 11.6 points, 5 assists and 2.1 3-pointers per game.

Date: 03/03/2015 | Sports


Gonzaga falls to No. 7 in AP poll

Kentucky remains the unanimous No. 1 during a tumultuous week in The Associated Press Top 25 men’s college basketball poll.The Wildcats (29-0) received all 65 first-place votes from a media panel on Monday.

Date: 03/02/2015 | Sports


BYU upsets No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70

Cougars end Bulldogs' school-record 22-game winning streak

Date: 02/28/2015 | Sports


No. 3 Gonzaga beats San Diego 59-39 for 22nd straight win

SPOKANE, Wash. — Przemek Karnowski scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half, Domantas Sabonis added 11 off the bench, and No. 3 Gonzaga overcame a sluggish first half to beat San Diego 59-39 on Thursday night for its 22nd straight victory.

Date: 02/26/2015 | Sports


No. 3 Gonzaga rallies from 17-point deficit, beats Saint Mary's 70-60

MORAGA, Calif. — Gonzaga found itself in a rare fight and facing a huge deficit with so much at stake: a West Coast Conference crown, a school-record winning streak and possibly even a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.

Date: 02/21/2015 | Sports


Wiltjer’s 45 lift Gonzaga to 20th straight win

STOCKTON, Calif. — Kyle Wiltjer scored 45 points for Gonzaga's highest-scoring game in 54 years and the third-ranked Bulldogs tied a school record with their 20th straight win, 86-74 over Pacific on Thursday night.Gary Bell Jr. added 12 points as the Bulldogs (27-1,...

Date: 02/19/2015 | Sports


Pangos leads No. 3 Gonzaga over Pepperdine 56-48

SPOKANE -- On a day when Gonzaga's high-flying offense wasn't clicking, the Bulldogs turned to guard Kevin Pangos and their stingy defense to beat stubborn Pepperdine.

Date: 02/14/2015 | Sports


Wiltjer leads No. 3 Gonzaga over Loyola Marymount 80-51

SPOKANE — After struggling last week in wins at Santa Clara and San Francisco, Gonzaga was looking for a bit of a breather.Enter Loyola Marymount.

Date: 02/12/2015 | Sports


Zags top Dons

Wiltjer leads No. 2 Gonzaga to 81-70 win over San Francisco

Date: 02/07/2015 | Sports


Zags stay the course

No. 2 Bulldogs fall behind early, rally past Santa Clara 77-63

Date: 02/05/2015 | Sports


Gonzaga moves up to No. 2 in AP poll

Kentucky is a unanimous No. 1 again in The Associated Press' Top 25 men's college basketball poll.The Wildcats are the only undefeated team in NCAA Division I following Virginia's loss to No. 4 Duke last week. Kentucky, which rolled over Missouri and Alabama last...

Date: 02/02/2015 | Sports


No. 3 Gonzaga beats Memphis 82-54 for 15th straight victory

SPOKANE — Gonzaga's three big men have the Bulldogs ranked first in the nation in field goal percentage.

Date: 01/31/2015 | Sports


Sabonis, Karnowski lead No. 3 Gonzaga past Portland 64-46

SPOKANE, Wash. — Kevin Pangos launched a long 3-pointer that missed early in the second half against Portland.

Date: 01/29/2015 | Sports


Few's best team yet?

Gonzaga in the running for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tourney

Date: 01/29/2015 | Sports


No. 3 Gonzaga dominates Pacific 91-60

SPOKANE, Wash. — The plan for No. 3 Gonzaga was to get defensive stops early against Pacific on Saturday night.It worked.

Date: 01/24/2015 | Sports


No. 3 Gonzaga cruises past Saint Mary’s 68-47

SPOKANE — Kevin Pangos scored 14 points as third-ranked Gonzaga cruised past archrival Saint Mary’s 68-47 in men’s college basketball Thursday night to take sole possession of first place in the West Coast Conference.

Date: 01/22/2015 | Sports


Bell leads 4 players in double figures, Zags beat Loyola Marymount 72-55

LOS ANGELES — Welcome back, Gary Bell Jr.’s shooting stroke, Gonzaga’s defense, free-throw accuracy and a fairly comfortable West Coast Conference road victory.

Date: 01/17/2015 | Sports


No. 3 Gonzaga hangs on to beat Pepperdine 78-76

MALIBU, Calif. — Kyle Wiltjer scored 19 of his 24 points in the second half when No. 3 Gonzaga survived a scare before beating Pepperdine 78-76 Thursday night for its 27th straight victory over the Waves.

Date: 01/15/2015 | Sports


No. 6 Gonzaga beats Santa Clara 79-57

SPOKANE — Przemek Karnowski scored 18 points and Kyle Wiltjer added 16 as No. 6 Gonzaga beat Santa Clara 79-57 on Saturday.Kevin Pangos scored 13 points and Domantas Sabonis and Byron Wesley had 11 each for Gonzaga (16-1, 5-0 West Coast), which has won nine straight.

Date: 01/10/2015 | Sports


Zags rout Dons

Gonzaga wins its eighth straight game

Date: 01/08/2015 | Sports


Pangos, Karnowski lead No. 7 Gonzaga to 87-75 win over Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — Gonzaga coach Mark Few expected Portland to make a run in the second half. When the Pilots rallied, the seventh-ranked Bulldogs were up to the challenge.

Date: 01/03/2015 | Sports


Wiltjer leads No. 7 Gonzaga to 60-48 win over San Diego

SAN DIEGO — Gonzaga was held nearly 24 points below its average, and it didn't really matter.

Date: 12/29/2014 | Sports


Gonzaga to be tested in WCC game against San Diego

SAN DIEGO — Gonzaga junior forward Kyle Wiltjer figures Saturday's hard-fought road win over BYU came along at just the right time."We had a little adversity, we were down a little bit and it just shows how tough we are and that we were able to play in a close...

Date: 12/29/2014 | Sports


Zags expect BYU to be very physical

PROVO, Utah — Gonzaga’s past three trips to the Marriott Center have produced one victory, two losses and an indeterminate number of bruises.“It’s always one of the most physical games we play all year,” coach Mark Few said.

Date: 12/27/2014 | Sports


No. 8 Gonzaga outlasts pesky Cal Poly 63-50

SEATTLE — Any mention of what might be on the horizon for No. 8 Gonzaga was put off until after its yearly visit to KeyArena.

Date: 12/20/2014 | Sports


Wiltjer scores 21, No. 8 Gonzaga routs Texas Southern 94-54

SPOKANE — After playing three consecutive games against Pacific-12 teams, No. 8 Gonzaga needed a break.The Bulldogs got one.

Date: 12/15/2014 | Sports


Wiltjer scores 24 as No. 9 Gonzaga beats UCLA 87-74

 LOS ANGELES — Gonzaga's junior and senior dominated lineup proved too much for inexperienced UCLA.

Date: 12/13/2014 | Sports


Karnowski scores 22 points as No. 9 Gonzaga beats Washington St. 81-66

SPOKANE — Przemek Karnowski tied a career high with 22 points and No. 9 Gonzaga beat Washington State 81-66 on Wednesday night.

Date: 12/10/2014 | Sports


Zags fall in overtime

No. 3 Arizona beats No. 9 Gonzaga 66-63 in OT

Date: 12/06/2014 | Sports


Gonzaga found gem in USC transfer Wesley

After a string of comfortable wins, Gonzaga was in a scrap against St. John’s. The crowd at Madison Square Garden was energized, sensing an upset.The Zags needed points.

Date: 12/06/2014 | Sports


Wiltjer leads No. 9 Gonzaga to 76-57 win over Southeastern Louisiana

SPOKANE — Kyle Wiltjer scored 20 points as No. 9 Gonzaga used a big second half to beat scrappy Southeastern Louisiana 76-57 on Tuesday.

Date: 12/02/2014 | Sports


Wiltier scores career-high 32, No. 10 Gonzaga beats Georgia 88-76

NEW YORK — Kyle Wiltjer found a lot more room than he expected down low at Madison Square Garden.

Date: 11/26/2014 | Sports


No. 13 Gonzaga routs Saint Joseph's 94-42

SPOKANE, Wash. — Gary Bell Jr. scored 18 points as No. 13 Gonzaga routed outmatched Saint Joseph's 94-42 on Wednesday night as part of the NIT Season Tip-Off.

Date: 11/19/2014 | Sports


Pangos leads No. 13 Gonzaga to 72-56 win over No. 22 SMU

SPOKANE — Kevin Pangos made five 3-pointers and scored 17 points as No. 13 Gonzaga shut down No. 22 SMU 72-56 on Monday night.

Date: 11/17/2014 | Sports


Gonzaga routs Sacramento State 104-58

SPOKANE— Kyle Wiltjer scored 18 points and No. 13 Gonzaga routed Sacramento State 104-58 in the season opener for both men’s basketball teams Friday night.Kevin Pangos added 16 points, Domantas Sabonis 14, Byron Wesley 12 and Gary Bell Jr. 11 for the Bulldogs (1-0).

Date: 11/14/2014 | Sports


UW, Gonzaga to renew men's basketball series in 2016-17 season

SEATTLE — After a decade-long layoff, Washington and Gonzaga are finally getting together on the basketball court again.

Date: 08/04/2014 | Sports




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