In sports briefs from Tuesday, Gonzaga's game vs. Pepperdine on Thursday is now at 6 p.m., the NBA and its players put more COVID-19 safety measures in place after five postponed games, and No. 7 Michigan remains undefeated with a rout of No. 9 Wisconsin.
Corey Kispert had 17 points and five rebounds and No. 1 Gonzaga overcame a slow start with a surge to end the first half, pulling away late to beat rival Saint Mary’s 73-59 for its 18th straight victory spanning the past two seasons.
Corey Kispert had 23 points and eight rebounds as undefeated Gonzaga stormed back in the second half to beat Pepperdine 95-70 on Thursday for its 17th consecutive victory over the last two seasons.
Gonzaga and Baylor were the top two teams in The Associated Press preseason men’s college basketball poll. After eight weeks of twists and turns, that hasn't changed.
Joel Ayayi posted the first triple-double in Gonzaga history and the top-ranked Bulldogs routed Portland 116-88 Saturday for their 16th straight win.
What was it Gonzaga basketball coach Mark Few has been saying for months about being flexible and nimble when it comes to scheduling during the COVID-19 pandemic? Hence, now playing: Gonzaga vs. BYU on Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
Even after a career scoring night Monday, there was no false modesty from Jenn Wirth. "My team had my back tonight for sure," the senior forward said after scoring 26 points in No. 21 Gonzaga's 79-59 home victory over Pacific.
Jenn Wirth scored 11 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for her fifth-straight double-double and No. 23 Gonzaga shut down Saint Mary's 69-37 on Saturday.
Corey Kispert scored 26 points on 9-of-11 shooting as top-ranked Gonzaga opened its West Coast Conference schedule by beating San Francisco 85-62.
Corey Kispert scored 25 points, Joel Ayayi added 21 points and 11 rebounds, and top-ranked Gonzaga beat short-handed Dixie State 112-67.
Joel Ayayi had 17 points and 10 rebounds, Drew Timme added 14 points and top-ranked Gonzaga beat Northern Arizona 88-58 on Monday night.
Corey Kispert recorded career highs with 32 points and nine 3-pointers, leading No. 1 Gonzaga to a 98-75 romp over 16th-ranked Virginia, the most recent NCAA champion
The Zags cruised to a 95-57 victory over Northwestern State on Monday. The last time Gonzaga hosted the same non-conference opponent on back-to-back days was a pair of victories over Eastern Montana in 1965.
"My first couple of shots went down and I was able to be dialed in the rest of the game,'' said Kispert, who scored 27 points as Gonzaga beat Northwestern State 95-57 on Monday night in the Bulldogs' home opener.
The top-ranked Bulldogs had five games canceled due to the shutdown, and hadn’t played a game since Dec. 2 before Saturday’s showdown with No. 3 Iowa. Despite the layoff, Gonzaga showed little rust in a 99-88 victory over the Hawkeyes.
SPOKANE — Gonzaga finished the season in the same spot its occupied in nearly every USA Today college basketball poll over the last two months.
SPOKANE — It's barely begun, but the week couldn't be going any better for the Gonzaga women.
SPOKANE — Gonzaga had no tape of North Dakota to study, so coach Mark Few said his staff improvised on the fly.
SPOKANE — Junior wing Corey Kispert loves the new, deeper 3-point line that goes into effect this season.
SPOKANE — Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert and Washington State’s CJ Elleby are on the 20-player watch list for the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award.
Canada stamped its name in the FIBA World Cup record book Saturday with the help of a couple of former Gonzaga standouts.
SPOKANE — A knee injury has ended former Gonzaga standout Kelly Olynyk’s stint with the Canadian national team this summer.
Brandon Clarke had a delayed start to the NBA Summer League while waiting for his draft-night trade from Oklahoma City to Memphis to become official on July 7.
LOS ANGELES — Former Gonzaga guard Zach Norvell Jr. didn’t hear his name called in Thursday’s NBA draft but he quickly landed an NBA opportunity.
CHARLOTTE — Former Gonzaga point guard Josh Perkins is joining the Charlotte Hornets on an Exhibit 10 contract.
SPOKANE — The guessing game is in overtime. It should reach full fervor Thursday in the hours leading up to the NBA draft.
SPOKANE — Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura is positioned to add another significant accomplishment to his basketball career.
SPOKANE — Rui Hachimura became the third Gonzaga player named a first-team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
Certainly you remember an injured Killian Tillie on the sideline.
LAS VEGAS – Rewind to last week and Gonzaga entered the postseason kicking around pros and cons of the old rust-vs.-rest debate.
SPOKANE — Gonzaga’s Mark Few is one of 11 semifinalists for the Naismith Coach of the Year Award.
SPOKANE — It’s award season and Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura is in the running for several honors.
SPOKANE — Gonzaga junior forward Rui Hachimura is one of 10 semifinalists for the Naismith Trophy player of year.