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  • Gonzaga uses huge 2nd half to beat Utah State 79-66

    The 3-point shooting of Utah State gave No. 17 Gonzaga fits in the first half on Saturday night. The Aggies threw a scare into Gonzaga before the Bulldogs woke up in the second half and rolled to a 79-66 victory.

  • No. 17 Gonzaga gets their 2nd win of year

    Gonzaga moves to 2-0 on season after 106-69 win over Howard

    Gonzaga made 14 of 35 from 3-point range and outrebounded the smaller Bison 51-33. Gonzaga shot 57 percent for the game.

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    Gonzaga's Williams named to Wooden Award Preseason Top 50

    Williams was recently named to the Naismith Trophy Watch List. He is two points shy of reaching the 1,000-point plateau in his career.

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    Gonzaga names Paul Meehan Gonzaga's men’s soccer head coach

    Meehan spent the past five seasons as a GU assistant coach, helping lead the Zags to top-25 national rankings in each of the past two seasons.

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    Zags go cold in season opening loss at Colorado State

    The Gonzaga Bulldogs opened their season falling 65-49 at Colorado State on Monday night in Fort Collins, Colo.

  • Perkins Shot 6-10 from 3-point range.

    No. 18 Gonzaga gets 1st win of year over Texas Southern 97-69

    Perkins made 6 of 10 from 3-point range as the Bulldogs won the season opener for both teams. He had 15 points in the first half, when Gonzaga built a 21-point lead over the Tigers that they could not overcome.

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    Johnathan Williams named to Naismith Trophy Watch List

    Williams averaged 10.2 points and 6.4 rebounds per game last season. He made 59 percent of his shots from the field, including 40 percent from behind-the-arc (16-of-40).

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    Gonzaga opens regular season Friday vs. Texas Southern

    The Zags have won 13 straight regular season-openers dating back to a 73-66 loss to Saint Joseph’s in the 2003 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic in New York City.

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    Zag Trio Earns Postseason All-WCC Recognitions

     Gonzaga women's soccer players Madeline Gotta, India Jencks and Jordan Thompson earned All-West Coast Conference postseason honors Tuesday.

  • Gonzaga Rolls in Exhibition Win Over College of Idaho

    by Gonzaga Athletics SPOKANE, Wash. - Killian Tillie paced the Gonzaga men's basketball team to a 96-67 season-opening exhibition victory over The College of Idaho in the McCarthey Athletic Center Saturday.   Tillie scored 20 of his game-high 28 points in the first half. He finished a perfect 11-for-11 from the field, including 3-of-3 from behind-the-arc. The sophomore added four rebounds and four steals off of the bench.   Tillie was one of five Zags that finished in doubl...
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    Zags open season against College of Idaho Saturday

    This is the 10th all-time meeting between The College of Idaho (Caldwell, Idaho) and Gonzaga. The Zags have won all nine previous meetings, including all five in Spokane.
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    Gonzaga ranked No. 18 in the preseason AP Poll

    Gonzaga had 500 points in the poll. West Coast Conference foe, Saint Mary's, received 333 points and were ranked No. 22. The Bulldogs and SMC faceoff on Jan. 18 and Feb. 10.

  • Gonzaga opens season in coaches’ poll for eighth straight season. Photo: Gonzaga Athletics

    Zags ranked 19th in preseason Coaches' Poll

    The Gonzaga men’s basketball team was ranked No. 19 in the USA TODAY Coaches’ preseason poll Thursday. It marked the eighth straight season that the Zags appeared in the coaches’ preseason poll.

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    Gonzaga picked to finish 2nd in WCC, Perkins & Williams preseason All-WCC team

    The Zags were slated second in the league's preseason poll behind Saint Mary's. GU received 73 points in the poll, with a first place, while the Gaels grabbed eight first place votes and 81 points.

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    Zags picked to win 14th WCC crown, Barta & Stockton preseason All-WCC

    For the fifth-straight season, the Gonzaga women's basketball team was picked as the West Coast Conference preseason favorite. Laura Stockton and Jill Barta were named to the Preseason All-WCC team.

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    Zags Norvell Jr. named to Julius Erving Award watch list

    Norvell Jr. redshirted for the Zags last season and will make his freshman debut in 2017-18.

  • The White Team won the scrimmage 37-27

    Fan Fest kicks off 2017-18 season for Gonzaga

    Fans got their first look at the 2017-18 Zags with festivities on the court, including an intrasquad scrimmage. The Zags played a quartet of four-minute periods, with the second half running clock.

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    Zags to host Numerica Fan Fest in the Kennel on Saturday

    The doors will open at 3 pm with season tickets available for pickup on the 63 Court in the Martin Centre from 3 pm to 5 pm. The 2017-18 intro video will be unveiled at 4 pm.

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    Gonzaga to unveil Final Four banner at Kraziness in the Kennel

    Gonzaga men’s basketball will unveil its banner from the Final Four at this year’s Numerica Kraziness in the Kennel on Oct. 7.

  • The non-conference slate slate featurs eight games at home. Photo: Gonzaga Athletics

    Gonzaga men's basketball releases non-conference schedule

    The non-conference slate features eight games inside the McCarthey Athletic Center. The Zags face a potential of five teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament in 2016-17.

  • Ohio State and Stanford will be among the field. Photo: Gonzaga Athletics

    Gonzaga women's basketball a part of Play4Kay Shootout

    The Bulldogs will cap the first night of play by facing Belmont at 8 pm on November 23. The Zags and the Bruins have never met in program history.

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    No. 22 Bulldogs prepare for instate matches

    The Zags were supposed to play the Huskies in Spokane, but poor air quality made the move to Seattle necessary.

  • Arizona State, Nevada, and Portland State in town for home tournament. Photo: Gonzaga Athletics

    Zags host Gonzaga Invitational this weekend

    Gonzaga has seen plenty of success in home tournaments, going 11-4 in such matches over the last four years, claiming two tournament titles in the last three years.

  • Williams-Goss was drafted 55th overall by the Utah Jazz in the 2017 NBA Draft

    Former Zag Williams-Goss announces he will play basketball overseas

    Williams-Goss was selected 55th overall in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz, playing in seven games for the Jazz in this year's summer league. Williams-Goss tweeted on Monday his appreciation of the Jazz for giving him an opportunity in training camp, but wanted to further his career overseas.

  • Maddie Kincaid scores in 39th minute for Gonzaga

    Zags and SMU play to a 1-1 draw

    The Zags (2-0-1) created several chances against Southern Methodist, which is receiving votes and two spots out of the national Top 25. GU outshot the Mustangs, 21-16, with a 10-6 edge in shots on goal.

  • The Zags finished ninth in the 2017 WCC Preseason Coaches Poll. Courtesy: Gonzaga Athletics

    Gonzaga volleyball opens 2017 season in Bozeman

    The Zags finished ninth in the 2017 WCC Preseason Coaches Poll, seven points behind Loyola Marymount for eighth and 12 above San Francisco in 10th.

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    Zags women’s soccer home match versus BYU on ESPNU

    Gonzaga will host preseason No. 8 BYU from Luger Field in a meeting that will have first-year GU head coach Chris Watkins facing his former school.

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    Gonzaga women's soccer begins regular season Friday

    The Zags are unbeaten in their last five season-openers, dating back to the 3-1 win over South Dakota in 2012. GU beat Nevada in Hawaii in last season’s opener, 1-0.

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    Raptors sign Kyle Wiltjer to a 1-year deal

    Wiltjer, 6-foot-10, 240 pounds, appeared in 14 games for the Houston Rockets last season, totaling 13 points and 10 rebounds in 44 minutes of action. He also averaged 20.5 points, 6.4 rebounds and 35.9 minutes in 22 contests for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA G League.

  • Santangelo tries to stop the four-peat of the f5 hoops tournament

    Former Zag builds Spokane's version of the Dream Team

    Santangelo hand-picked a fellow sharpshooter in Parker Kelly, who was a standout basketball player at Gonzaga Prep in high school and at Eastern Washington in college.  More recently, his team won the coveted Elite Men's Championship at Hoopfest this summer.

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    Gonzaga men's basketball WCC schedule announced

    Gonzaga has shared or outright won the WCC regular season the past five seasons. The Bulldogs will look for the program's 21st conference title in 2017-18.

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    Gonzaga women's basketball WCC schedule announced

    The Bulldogs swept the regular-season and conference tournament championships last season and have won 12 of the last 13 regular-season WCC Titles and six of the last nine tournament championships.

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    Former Zag Karnowski signs pro contract in Spain

    Karnowski ended his career as Gonzaga's second all-time leader in blocks with 152 and sixth in total rebounds with 819. He also became one of eight players in school history to score 1,000 points and grab 600 rebounds during his time with Gonzaga.

  • Kudron ranks 10th all-time in rebounds for Gonzaga

    Former Zag Kudron signs pro contract to play in Spain

    Kiara started in 56 of her career 126 games, and was on the court for 97 Gonzaga wins. She became the 17th member of the 600-rebound club finishing with 651, 10th all-time.

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    Seven Zags make Summer baseball All-Star rosters

    Seven Gonzaga baseball players were named to All-Star teams in their respective summer baseball leagues recently, headed by a trio of Bulldogs in the Alaska Baseball League's Midsummer Classic and two more in the West Coast League's showcase game.

  • The Gonzaga men's basketball team helped make memories for kids touched by cancer.

    Gonzaga basketball players visit Camp Goodtimes to help kids touched by cancer

    Every year, Camp Goodtimes gives kids who have had cancer or been touched by cancer, the chance to just be kids. This year the Gonzaga men's basketball team paid a visit to the kids and gave the campers a chance to make some new friends.

  • Tillie, Hachimura in action at FIBA U19 World Cup in Egypt

    Two of Gonzaga's top returning players are keeping busy this summer while representing their countries.

  • Former Zag Kelly Olynyk agrees to 4-year deal with Heat

    MIAMI (AP) — Kelly Olynyk has agreed to sign with the Miami Heat. Agent Greg Lawrence confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press, after ESPN first reported it would be a four-year deal worth in excess of $50 million. The deal has not been signed, though could be as early as Friday. A 7-foot center with 3-point range, Olynyk spent his first four NBA seasons with the Boston Celtics and played mostly as a reserve. He averaged 9.5 points in 278 regular-season games shot a c...
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    Zach Collins officially signs with Portland Trailblazers

    PORTLAND, Ore. (July 3, 2017) – The Portland Trail Blazers have signed center Zach Collins, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Acquired in a draft day trade with Sacramento, Collins (7-0, 230) was selected with the 10th overall pick in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft.

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    Report: Domantas Sabonis heading to Pacers in blockbuster deal for Paul George

    Former Gonzaga basketball star Domantas Sabonis and Victor Oladipo are heading to Indiana, after the Oklahoma City Thunder traded the two players to the Pacers for Paul George, according to multiple sources.

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    Gonzaga's Przemek Karnowski makes Hornets' summer league roster

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Former Gonzaga standout Przemek Karnowski made the Charlotte Hornets’ summer league roster the team released Monday. Charlotte announced the team’s 15-man roster for the 2017 Orlando Mountain Dew Pro Summer League beginning Saturday.

  • Ryan Edwards to play basketball at Portland State

    Former Zag Ryan Edwards to play final season of basketball at Portland State

    Portland State Basketball Coach Barret Peery has announced the addition of graduate transfer Ryan Edwards to the Viking program for the 2017-18 season. Edwards has signed a grant-in-aid contract and entered school for summer term. Edwards has played three seasons with one redshirt season at Gonzaga University.

  • New Orleans' Summer League begins on July 7

    Gonzaga's Jordan Mathews takes alternate route to NBA, New Orleans Pelicans

    Jordan Mathews is walking in the footsteps of former Gonzaga teammate Kyle Wiltjer, following the Houston Rocket's path to the NBA. After going undrafted in the 2017 NBA Draft, Mathews drew attention from three NBA teams about possibly playing for their Summer League team and ultimately chose the New Orleans Pelicans.

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    Gonzaga's Justin Jacobs & Jake Roberts sign pro baseball contracts

    SPOKANE, Wash.—Two more Gonzaga baseball players realized their dreams of signing a professional contract this week as Justin Jacobs signed as a free agent with the Texas Rangers and Jake Roberts came to terms with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jacobs enters the pro ranks coming off a strong senior campaign.

  • Gonzaga's Zach Collins was selected 10th overall in this year's NBA Draft.

    WATCH: Gonzaga's Zach Collins' path to the NBA through hard work and sacrifice

    Our Sam Adams got a chance to talk with Gonzaga's Zach Collins after he was selected 10th overall in this year's NBA Draft. Collins talks about how his work ethic brought him to the position he's in and how he plans to use that to help the Portland Trailblazers.

  • Williams-Goss becomes the second Zag selected in this year's draft

    Gonzaga's Nigel Williams-Goss selected 55th overall by the Utah Jazz

    Former Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss was selected 55th overall by the Utah Jazz in this year's NBA Draft. Williams-Goss becomes the second Gonzaga player taken in the 2017 NBA Draft (Zach Collins, #10 to Portland) and the third Bulldogs' player selected in the past two years.

  • Kraziness in the Kennel is on Oct. 7 & FanFest is on Oct. 14

    Kraziness in the Kennel & FanFest dates announced

    SPOKANE, Wash. -- Gonzaga basketball has finalized dates for Numerica Kraziness in the Kennel for Oct. 7, and Numerica FanFest on Oct. 14. Fans will get the early details on this year's Numerica Kraziness in the Kennel and Numerica FanFest events, and meet some of their favorite men's and women's basketball players

  • The NBA Draft will start Thursday at 4:00 p.m.

    Where will Gonzaga's Zach Collins land in the NBA Draft?

    Gonzaga forward Zach Collins is moments away from fulfilling his dream and being drafted in Thursday's NBA Draft. This year's NBA Draft could be historic for the Bulldogs, as they could potentially have a player selected in the first round in back-to-back years for the first time in school history.

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    Gonzaga's 2017 volleyball schedule released

    SPOKANE, Wash.--The 2017 volleyball season is coming up quickly, and Gonzaga head coach Diane Nelson announced the Bulldogs' schedule for the upcoming campaign on Wednesday. Gonzaga faces a balanced schedule this season, complete with 10 opponents that posted winning records last season and three that reached the NCAA Tournament - Denver, BYU, and San Diego. The Bulldogs will play 12 matches inside the Martin Centre, the first three of which will come at the Za...

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    Gonzaga's Frost and Bohling taken on final day of MLB Draft

    SECAUCUS. N.J.--Two more Gonzaga baseball players were selected on the final day of the 2017 MLB First Year Player Draft Wednesday as Tyler Frost and Jeff Bohling both went early in the day. In the 15th round, the Chicago White Sox selected Frost with the 12th pick of the frame.

  • The Lewis-Clark State Warriors had six players drafted on Day 3 of MLB Draft

    Familiar faces selected on Day 3 of MLB Draft

    Day 3 (rounds 11-40) of the MLB Draft concluded today and many familiar faces were selected. The Lewis-Clark State Warriors had six players selected in rounds 11-40 and are coming of their 19th and third consecutive NAIA National Championship. The Washington State Cougars had three players drafted on Day 3 (Jones, Matheny, Nealy), while the Gonzaga Bulldogs had two drafted (Frost, Bohling).

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    Gonzaga's Eli Morgan named first team All-American

    SPOKANE, Wash.—Junior starting pitcher Eli Morgan picked up the highest honor of his career Wednesday, earning Perfect Game/Rawlings First Team All-America accolades. Morgan, the eighth-round draft pick of Cleveland on June 13, earned the high national honor after a standout junior season.

  • Mills selected in 3rd round by Mariners, Morgan selected in 8th round by Indians.

    Pair of Gonzaga pitchers selected on day 2 of MLB Draft

    SECAUCUS, N.J.— A pair of star Gonzaga pitchers heard their names called on day two of the 2017 MLB First Year Player Draft Tuesday. Senior reliever Wyatt Mills was selected in the third round and 83rd overall pick by the Seattle Mariners while junior starter Eli Morgan went in the eighth round and 252nd overall to the Cleveland Indians.

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    Gonzaga's Fraley becomes Bulldogs' first-ever track All-American

    EUGENE, Ore. -- Gonzaga's Troy Fraley placed seventh in the 3,000-meter steeplechase national final at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Friday. Fraley crossed the line with a time of 8:35.38 at Historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.

  • Fraley will be the first-ever Zag in a national final in program history

    Gonzaga's Troy Fraley advances to Steeplechase National Finals

    EUGENE, Ore. -- Gonzaga's Troy Fraley moved onto Friday's 3,000-meter steeplechase national final with a sixth-place finish in the semifinals at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Wednesday. He will be the first-ever Zag in a national final in program history.

  • Gonzaga made their first Final Four in school history last season

    Gonzaga receives their Final Four rings

    After a historic run to their first Final Four and National Championship appearance in school history, the Gonzaga men's basketball team received their Final Four rings on Thursday. The Bulldogs have been to every NCAA Tournament since 1999.

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  • No. 0 Silas Melson

    No. 0 Silas Melson

    Thursday, November 13 2014 9:19 PM EST2014-11-14 02:19:04 GMT
    Silas Melson is a big part of Gonzaga's future plans and has the power to electrify the crowd as he did by winning the dunk contest at GU's Midnight Madness.>>
    Silas Melson is a big part of Gonzaga's future plans and has the power to electrify the crowd as he did by winning the dunk contest at GU's Midnight Madness.
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  • No. 2 Angel Nunez

    No. 2 Angel Nunez

    Tuesday, December 2 2014 7:31 PM EST2014-12-03 00:31:38 GMT
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    Angel Nunez returns for what might possibly be his senior season playing for Mark Few. With the appeal pending the NCAA ruled that Nunez would be a senior this year after he transferred to Gonzaga from Louisville and began playing half way through last season after sitting out the first semester due to NCAA transfer rules.>>
    Angel Nunez returns for what might possibly be his senior season playing for Mark Few. With the appeal pending the NCAA ruled that Nunez would be a senior this year after he transferred to Gonzaga from Louisville and began playing half way through last season after sitting out the first semester due to NCAA transfer rules.>>
  • No. 3 Kyle Dranginis

    No. 3 Kyle Dranginis

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    Kyle Dranginis chose Gonzaga after having a storied high school career at Skyview High School where he was the two-time Idaho Gatorade Player of the Year and two-time Idaho State Player of the Year. On Mark Few's team Dranginis has settled into his key role off of the bench where he has made an impact both offensively and defensively for the Zags over the past two seasons.>>
    Kyle Dranginis chose Gonzaga after having a storied high school career at Skyview High School where he was the two-time Idaho Gatorade Player of the Year and two-time Idaho State Player of the Year. On Mark Few's team Dranginis has settled into his key role off of the bench where he has made an impact both offensively and defensively for the Zags over the past two seasons.
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