Dan Murphy

Bulldogs Beat Dawgs, Cross-State Rivalry Renewed

No. 8 Gonzaga Routs Washington, 98-71 Williams-Goss led the way with 23 points, five rebounds, and five assists   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss knew that playing against his old teammates from Washington would be difficult.   Williams-Goss scored 23 points as No. 8 Gonzaga beat poor-shooting Washington 98-71 on Wednesday night in a resumption of their cross-state rivalry. …

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op-Caliber Field for ESPN’s 2017 Jimmy V Men’s Basketball Classic

Top-Caliber Field for ESPN’s 2017 Jimmy V Men’s Basketball Classic 23rd annual men’s doubleheader culminating event for Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research   Release courtesy of ESPN   The 2017 Jimmy V Men’s Basketball Classic doubleheader will be headlined by UConn, Gonzaga, Syracuse and Villanova – to be played on Tuesday, Dec. 5. The 23rd annual event will air …

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Zags Remain Undefeated

No. 8 Gonzaga beats 16th-Ranked Arizona 69-62 in Hoophall LA Przemek Karnowski led the way with 18 points   LOS ANGELES (AP) Przemek Karnowski scored 18 points and No. 8 Gonzaga defeated 16th-ranked Arizona 69-62 on Saturday in the inaugural Hoophall LA doubleheader at Staples Center.   Josh Perkins added 16 points for the Zags (8-0), who beat the Wildcats …

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Zags remain Undefeted

No. 8 Gonzaga breezes past Mississippi Valley State Zags move to 7-0 on the season with home rout   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Josh Perkins and Silas Melson had 15 points apiece as No. 8 Gonzaga remained undefeated and kept Mississippi Valley State winless with a 97-63 victory Thursday night.   All of Perkins’ points came on five first-half 3s.   …

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Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss Named WCC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss Named WCC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week Williams-Goss earned Tournament MVP honors at Advocare Invitational   Release courtesy of West Coast Conference   SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference has named its Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for November 28, 2016.   WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK – NIGEL WILLIAMS-GOSS, JR., …

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Bulldogs Climb to No. 8 in AP and Coaches’ Polls

MBB Climbs to No. 8 in AP and Coaches’ Polls Zags rise three spots in both major polls after AdvoCare title   SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga men’s basketball team rose to No. 8 in the Associated Press Top 25 and USA Today Coaches’ polls Monday, up three spots from last week’s rankings.   The Bulldogs (6-0) grabbed the AdvoCare …

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No. 11 Gonzaga Beats No. 21 Iowa State 73-71

  No. 11 Gonzaga Beats No. 21 Iowa State 73-71 Zags win third title in Orlando tournament   LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Nigel Williams-Goss scored 18 points as No. 11 Gonzaga beat No. 21 Iowa State 73-71 in Sunday’s championship game at the AdvoCare Invitational.   Josh Perkins added 12 points and Przemek Karnowki had 11 for Gonzaga (6-0). …

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Perkins, Melson help No. 11 Gonzaga top Florida 77-72

Perkins, Melson help No. 11 Gonzaga top Florida 77-72 Silas Melson scored 10 of his 12 during a second-half rally   LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Josh Perkins had 18 points and Silas Melson scored 10 of his 12 during a second-half rally as No. 11 Gonzaga beat Florida 77-72 on Friday night in a semifinal at the AdvoCare Invitational. …

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Williams, Collins help No. 11 Gonzaga beat Quinnipiac

Williams, Collins help No. 11 Gonzaga beat Quinnipiac Zags advance to AdvoCare Invitational Semifinals   LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Jonathan Williams and Zach Collins led a balanced offense with 13 points apiece, helping No. 11 Gonzaga pull away to an 82-62 victory over Quinnipiac in the first round of the AdvoCare Invitational at Disney World on Thursday night.   …

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