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Gonzaga Falls to Florida State in Sweet 16

Gonzaga Falls to Florida State in Sweet 16 Zags’ season ends in fourth straight Sweet 16   LOS ANGELES Terance Mann grabbed the basketball with both hands and screamed, relishing his turn to be the high-scoring hero while Florida State steadily pulled away from Gonzaga.   If he doesn’t get the opportunity again, the junior guard will be just fine …

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How Sweet 16 It Is!

Gonzaga beats Ohio State 90-84 for Sweet 16 return Zags advance to fourth straight Sweet 16   BOISE, Idaho (AP) Zach Norvell Jr. pulled up for 3-pointers, drove fearlessly to the rim and bulled his way into the trees to snare rebounds.   A spectator during Gonzaga’s Final Four run a year ago, the confident, extroverted freshman could be the …

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Zags advance to Saturday’s second round

Norvell Jr. makes key 3 to help Gonzaga escape UNCG 68-64 Zags advance to Saturday’s second round   BOISE, Idaho (AP) Zach Norvell Jr. watched Gonzaga’s greatest moments play out from the sideline last year.   This year, the redshirt freshman will be part of the highlight reel.   The shooting guard from Chicago hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 20.8 …

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No. 6 Gonzaga beats BYU 74-54 for sixth straight WCC title

No. 6 Gonzaga beats BYU 74-54 for sixth straight WCC title Zags advance to 20th straight NCAA Tournament   LAS VEGAS (AP) Gonzaga seemed headed for a dog fight with BYU to get a sixth straight West Coast Conference title. Once the Bulldogs started soaring, there was no stopping them.   Racing out for dunks and 3-pointers in transition, No. …

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Few Named District IX Coach of the Year; Williams Named All-District

Few receives honor for second straight season   SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga men’s basketball’s Mark Few was named the USBWA District IX Coach of the Year Tuesday, and Johnathan Williams was selected to the USBWA District IX Team.   Few has guided the Zags to a 29-4 record thus far, which marks their 12th straight season with at least 25 …

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Tillie leads No. 6 Gonzaga over San Francisco 88-60

Zags advance to 21st straight WCC Tournament Championship   LAS VEGAS (AP) The Gonzaga Bulldogs and Killian Tillie might be playing their best at the right time.   After shooting 61 percent against Loyola Marymount in their West Coast Conference Tournament quarterfinals, the No. 6 Bulldogs kept that high percentage going against San Francisco Monday night.   Tillie scored 26 …

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No. 7 Gonzaga advances to WCC semifinals

  Tillie scores 24, while Williams adds 20 and 10 rebounds   LAS VEGAS (AP) Gonzaga was sluggish early in the West Coast Conference Tournament quarterfinal against Loyola Marymount on Saturday night.   That slow start lingered into the second half letting the Lions hang around until there were 10 minutes to play.   Hot shooting and rebounding eventually got …

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Mark Few Named WCC Coach of the Year

Few Named WCC Coach of the Year; Norvell Jr. Named Newcomer of the Year Seven Zags honored on West Coast Conference postseason lists   SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Mark Few was selected as the West Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year, and Zach Norvell Jr. was named the Newcomer of the Year league officials announced Tuesday.   Rui …

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No. 6 Gonzaga earns WCC title with 79-65 win over BYU

Zags clinch sixth straight conference regular season title   PROVO, Utah (AP) Johnathan Williams scored 16 points, and No. 6 Gonzaga clinched another West Coast Conference championship with a 79-65 victory over BYU on Saturday night.   The Bulldogs (27-4, 17-1) have won at least a share of 18 of the past 19 regular-season conference championships, including each of the …

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