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Perkins Named WCC Player of the Week

Perkins Named WCC Player of the Week Zag redshirt senior earns weekly honor   SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins was named the West Coast Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.   Perkins guided the No. 1/1 Zags to a pair of wins, including at Creighton in Gonzaga’s first true road game of …

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Bulldogs Edge Creighton, Next Up – UW HUSKIES!

Norvell’s 28 points rallies No. 1 Zags past Creighton 103-92 Zags’ redshirt sophomore matches career-high in points   OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Zach Norvell Jr. scored 23 of his career-high 28 points in the second half, and top-ranked Gonzaga wiped out an early double-digit deficit and beat Creighton 103-92 on Saturday.   The Bulldogs (8-0), who took over the No. …

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Bye Bye Bison – Zags Beat Up On North Dakota 102 – 60

No. 1 Gonzaga thumps North Dakota State 102-60 Six Zags finish in double-digit scoring   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – North Dakota State didn’t figure to pose too much trouble for Gonzaga on the day the Bulldogs rose to No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25. The Bison didn’t.   Brandon Clarke and Rui Hachimura each scored 18 points as …

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Hachimura Named WCC Player of the Week

Hachimura Named WCC Player of the Week Zag junior earns weekly honor for second time this season   SAN BRUNO, Calif. – For the second time already this season, Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura was named the West Coast Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.   Hachimura was named the Maui Invitational Most Outstanding Player after …

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Zags Back On Top!

Zags Return to No. 1 Spot in Both Major Polls Gonzaga ranked first in the nation following 6-0 start   SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga men’s basketball team climbed to No. 1 in the Associated Press and USA Today/Coaches’ Top 25 polls Monday.   The Zags (6-0) won the Maui Invitational title by defeating previously top-ranked Duke. GU rose two …

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A Though Job But Somebody’s Got To Do It!

MBB in 2019 Battle 4 Atlantis Field Zags will return to annual tournament in the Bahamas next season   SPOKANE, Wash. – Days after winning the 2018 Maui Jim Maui Invitational, the Gonzaga men’s basketball were announced as a participant in the 2019 Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis Friday.   The tournament takes place on Paradise Island in the …

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Bulldogs Upset #1 Duke

MAUI CHAMPS! Zags Take Down No. 1 Duke, 89-87 Hachimura scored 20 points to lead Gonzaga   LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) – Gonzaga found itself in the same position as Duke’s first five opponents: appearing helpless as the Blue Devils and their rim-rattling freshmen ran past and flew over them.   The Zags never panicked, never looked up in awe at …

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Mulldogs Play for Maui Championship

No. 3 Gonzaga knocks off Arizona 91-74 in Maui Zags outscore Arizona 54-29 in the second half   LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) – Rui Hachimura scored 24 points, Zach Norvell Jr. added 20 and No. 3 Gonzaga earned a spot in the Maui Invitational title game with a 91-74 win over Arizona Tuesday night. Gonzaga (5-0) was out of synch late …

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A Maui Win For The Bulldogs

No. 3 Gonzaga Holds off Illinois, 84-78 Rui Hachimura led the Zags with 23 points   LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) – Rui Hachimura scored 23 points, Zach Norvell Jr. added 15 and No. 3 Gonzaga held off Illinois 84-78 in the opening round of the Maui Invitational.   Gonzaga (4-0) withstood Illinois’ 10-0 run to go up nine with 97 seconds …

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Zags Win Over Texas A&M

Norvell lifts No. 3 Gonzaga over Texas A&M 94-71 Zags’ redshirt sophomore scores 22 points with four three-pointers   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Gonzaga was flying up and down the court in the first half against Texas A&M, taking hurried shots, and coach Mark Few was not pleased.   At halftime he told his team to slow down, and the …

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