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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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Another Powerful Zags Win

Clarke powers No. 3 Gonzaga past Texas Southern 104-67 Zags’ redshirt junior had 19 points, 13 rebounds and six blocked shots   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Brandon Clarke provided the spark that third-ranked Gonzaga needed.   Clarke had 19 points, 13 rebounds and six blocked shots as Gonzaga beat Texas Southern 104-67 on Saturday night.   Josh Perkins added 19 …

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A Nice Win For The Bulldogs

Hachimura leads No. 3 Gonzaga over Idaho State, 120-79 Zags’ junior scores career-high 33 points   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Gonzaga rode a strong effort from Rui Hachimura to open the season with a rout.   Hachimura scored 33 points to help the third-ranked Bulldog to a 120-79 win over Idaho State in the season opener for both teams Tuesday …

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Nice Pre-Season Start for the Zags

Zags Cruise in Exhibition Win, 108-69 Six Bulldogs finish in double-digit scoring   SPOKANE, Wash. – The No. 3/4 Gonzaga men’s basketball team eased to a season-opening 108-69 exhibition win over Central Washington in the McCarthey Athletic Center Thursday.   The Zags made 54.7 percent of their shots from the field, while limiting CWU to 33.8 percent. GU was 9-of-20 …

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Bulldogs Ranked Fourth Going Into Preseason

MBB Ranked Fourth in USA TODAY Coaches’ Preseason Top-25 Zags receive best-ever ranking in coaches’ preseason poll   SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga men’s basketball team earned their highest-ever USA TODAY Coaches’ preseason ranking at No. 4 Thursday.   The Zags were ranked 19th in last year’s USA Today preseason coaches’ poll, before ending the season at No. 10. Gonzaga …

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