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Norvell Jr. Named WCC Player of the Week

Norvell Jr. Named WCC Player of the Week Zags’ redshirt freshman receives honor after big week   SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Gonzaga’s Zach Norvell Jr. was selected as the West Coast Conference Player of the Week Monday.   Norvell Jr. totaled 38 points in a pair of wins for No. 15/14 Gonzaga last week. He made 14 of his 23 …

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Tillie, Norvell lift No. 15 Zags over No. 25 Creighton 91-74

  Zags shoot 62 percent from the field in the second half   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Gonzaga freshman Zach Norvell Jr. missed all five of his shots in the first half.   He didn’t miss many in the second half.   Norvell scored all 21 of his points in the second as No. 15 Gonzaga rallied to beat No. 25 …

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Hachimura leads No. 15 Gonzaga over Incarnate Word 103-68

Zags make 12 three-pointers in win   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Gonzaga senior Johnathan Williams is aware that this is his final college basketball season, and he wants to make the most of it.   So even No. 15 Gonzaga’s 103-68 blowout of Incarnate Word on Wednesday night was special.   ”I’m going to cherish every game,” said Williams, who scored …

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Williams Named WCC Player of the Week

Gonzaga forward also tabbed PK80 All-Tournament Team   SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams was selected as the West Coast Conference Player of the Week Monday.   Williams led No. 15 Gonzaga to a pair of wins and a third-place finish in the Motion Bracket at the prestigious PK80 Invitational. He averaged 23.3 points and seven rebounds in the …

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No. 17 Gonzaga Holds off Texas in Overtime

Hachimura scores career-high 20 points   PORTLAND, Ore. Coach Mark Few had no idea what to expect from No. 17 Gonzaga when his team arrived here and knowing the kind of competition the Bulldogs could end up facing.   Based off the results, it could be one wild ride for the Zags.   ”We feel like we should have went …

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No. 17 Gonzaga Falls to No. 7 Florida in Double Overtime Thriller

Williams pours in a career-high 39 points   PORTLAND, Ore. Jalen Hudson couldn’t wait to get back to Florida’s locker room to celebrate with his teammates following a thrilling double-overtime victory over Gonzaga.   Hudson had a career-high 35 points, including eight 3-pointers, and the No. 7 Gators downed the No. 17 Bulldogs 111-105 on Friday night at the PK80 …

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Tillie leads No. 17 Gonzaga over Utah State 79-66

  Zags hold USU to 29 percent from the field in second half   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) 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.   ”We …

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Norvell leads No. 17 Gonzaga over Howard 106-69

Williams eclipses 1,000 points in his career   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Gonzaga coach Mark Few had seen Howard play well in losses to Indiana and George Washington this season, and was wary of the Bison shooters.   ”We wanted to take away their 3s,” Few said, after No. 17 Gonzaga pounded Howard 106-69 on Tuesday night. ”The guys did a …

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Perkins leads No. 18 Gonzaga over Texas Southern 97-69

Zags open regular season with rout win   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Coach Mark Few of No. 18 Gonzaga doesn’t want to see guard Josh Perkins focusing on pretty passes or crossover dribbles.   ”Josh is an elite level shooter,” Few said Friday night, after Perkins scored 20 points to lead Gonzaga over Texas Southern 97-69. ”I want him to focus …

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Gonzaga Inks Petrusev to NLI in Early Signing Period

Gonzaga signs 6-11 big man from Serbia   SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga men’s basketball head coach Mark Few announced the signing of Filip Petrusev to a National Letter of Intent Wednesday.   Filip Petrusev, 6-11, 225, Forward, Belgrade, Serbia (Montverde Academy) Petrusev is considered one of the top young prospects in European basketball. He played a key role in helping …

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