Author Archives: Dan Murphy

KIXI Programming Alert – Saturday, December 20

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It’s Gonzaga Basketball time on KIXI Radio! KIXI brings you all the action and excitement of Bulldog basketball from tip-off to the closing buzzer.   And Saturday at 6:00pm, it’s The Battle In Seattle, starting with the Hoops Tip-Off Show LIVE from Seattle Center, then the game begins at 7:00pm. But that will mean some adjustments to our programming on game ... Read More »

MBB’s Kyle Wiltjer Named WCC Player of the Week

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MBB’s Kyle Wiltjer Named WCC Player of the Week   SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Junior forward Kyle Wiltjer was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week for his efforts in back-to-back Gonzaga wins, league officials announced today. Wiltjer averaged 22.5 points per game in wins over Pac-12 foes Washington State and UCLA. From the field, he was 18-for-27 (.667), ... Read More »

KIXI’s 88 Hours Of Christmas

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It’s what you’ve waited for all year long, and it’s almost here! KIXI’s 88 Hours of Christmas.  Our Holiday gift to you.   Enjoy the Northwest’s best continuous Christmas music. The treasured Christmas classics you’ve grown up with, from your favorite KIXI artists like Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Carpenters, Nat King Cole, Johnny Mathis and Brenda Lee. You’ll enjoy the coolest ... Read More »

The latest from The Kennel

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Credit: Don Miller, Zagaholic.com – After a very successful trip to Madison Square Garden and fresh off a National Invitational Tournament Championship, the 6-0 Zags look for what should be a fairly routine win tonight at 6 p.m. at home against 2-5 Southeastern Louisiana. Coming off two hotly contested wins (hotly meaning the refs might have been a bit feverish) ... Read More »

Bulldogs will head to the Bahamas next year!

Gonzaga Men’s Basketball Joins 2015 Battle 4 Atlantis Field Zags will spend Thanksgiving 2015 in the Bahamas   SPOKANE, Wash.—The Gonzaga University men’s basketball team will participate in the 2015 Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas during Thanksgiving week, as announced by tournament organizers Friday. The competition will be played Nov. 25-27, 2015 at Imperial Arena on the resort ... Read More »

Another Big Bulldog Win

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – There wasn’t a whole lot to add after No. 13 Gonzaga dismantled Saint Joseph’s 94-42 on Wednesday night, sending the Hawks to their worst defeat in team history. ”The score speaks for itself,” said Byron Wesley, who scored 12 points and added six assists for Gonzaga. ”I’m pleased by how hard everybody played.” Gary Bell Jr. scored 18 points to lead ... Read More »

Pre-game Gonzaga vs. St. Joe’s

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Courtesy of Zagaholic.com After that thoroughly enjoyable thrashing of a top 20 ranked SMU team less than 48 hours ago, Zag Nation will certainly be curious to see how these Zags fare vs what should be a winnable St. Josephs team. We find out at 8 p.m. tonight in the always boisterous and friendly Kennel. St. Josephs played in the NCAA tournament ... Read More »

The Start of a Journey

The Start of a Journey November 14, 2014 GonzagaHoopsTipOffShow – This team is stacked… but being stacked and taking care of Sacramento State (104-58) in the Kennel is not enough to win a National Championship. So what should we be looking for early on in the season? Tommy Lloyd answers that on the Nov 17 Gonzaga Hoops Tip-Off Show before ... Read More »

Bulldogs to Entertain U.S. Militaty Next Year

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Zags to Face Pitt in 2015 Armed Forces Classic in Okinawa, Japan BRISTOL, Conn. – The Gonzaga men’s basketball team will compete against the University of Pittsburgh in the Armed Forces Classic on November 13, 2015 in Okinawa, Japan. The Armed Forces Classic – a series of Division I men’s college basketball games that are played on United States military ... Read More »

Here’s Your Pre-Season Preview

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Listen to the entire 2014-15 Gonzaga Bulldogs season on AM 880 KIXI Radio. Head coach Mark Few returns three starters and seven letter winners from a 29-win season that included a 16th-straight NCAA Tournament berth and WCC regular season and tournament titles. One of the most highly-touted recruiting classes in program history, coupled with experienced top-line transfers, has the 2014-15 ... Read More »