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Coach Few: Zags Excited, ‘Hungry’ for Duke and Chance to Advance to First Final Four

Coach Few: Zags Excited, ‘Hungry’ for Duke and Chance to Advance to First Final Four

Posted on March 28, 2015

HOUSTON – With 40 minutes and the No. 1 seed Duke Blue Devils standing in the way of their first trip to the Final Four, Gonzaga Coach Mark Few all five starters met the media today at the NRG Stadium following a closed practice. The No. 2 seed Zags (35-2) tipoff against Duke (32-4) at 4:05 p.m. (CDT)/ 2:05 (PDT) Sunday.

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Catching up with Zag Stephen Gentry, Now a Coach at Stephen F. Austin

Catching up with Zag Stephen Gentry, Now a Coach at Stephen F. Austin

Posted on March 28, 2015

HOUSTON – Stephen Gentry, a member of the Gonzaga team that lost to UCLA in the 2006 Sweet 16, dropped into town Friday to watch the Zags defeat the Bruins in the regional semifinal and advance to play No. 1 seed Duke on Sunday.

No. 2-Seed Zags Advance to Elite Eight After Handling No. 11 UCLA; View Photos

No. 2-Seed Zags Advance to Elite Eight After Handling No. 11 UCLA; View Photos

Posted on March 27, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) – Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 win over No. 11 UCLA on Friday night in the Houston Regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament.

Gonzaga Women Ready to Battle Tennessee for Elite 8 Berth

Gonzaga Women Ready to Battle Tennessee for Elite 8 Berth

Posted on March 27, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – On Saturday the No. 11-seeded Gonzaga women’s team (26-7) will face-off against the No. 2 seed Tennessee Lady Volunteers (29-5) in hopes of joining the men’s team in the Elite 8. The game, which tips off at 4 p.m. at the Spokane Arena is essentially a home contest for the Zags.

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Unlimited Possibilities Unfold for Chris Lundeen

Unlimited Possibilities Unfold for Chris Lundeen

Posted on March 26, 2015

HOUSTON – When the No. 2-seed Gonzaga men tip off in the Elite Eight vs. No. 1 seed Duke on Sunday at 4:05 p.m. (CDT)/2:05 p.m. (PDT) in NRG Stadium, professional jazz musician and Gonzaga senior Chris Lundeen will be blowing his horn like never before for the Bulldog Band. If the Zags win and advance to the Final Four next week, the band also gets to keep playing in their support.

Houston Chapter of Alumni Association Takes Flight

Houston Chapter of Alumni Association Takes Flight

Posted on March 26, 2015

HOUSTON – Desean Garnett, an attorney and Gonzaga University undergraduate alumnus, is the first president of the burgeoning Houston Chapter of the Gonzaga Alumni Association. He sees plenty of growth ahead for this 10-member chapter launched only five months ago in the nation’s fourth most-populated city.

Gonzaga Women ‘Bring It Home’ to Benefit Community

Gonzaga Women ‘Bring It Home’ to Benefit Community

Posted on March 25, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – It’s a little thing, but these little things add up. Every time Gonzaga’s Sweet 16-bound women’s basketball team checked out of a hotel this season, the players have collected all the complimentary toiletries – the shampoos, soaps, lotions and conditioners – and donated them to Catholic Charities Spokane.

Remember Casey’s Shot?

Remember Casey’s Shot?

Posted on March 24, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – For Gonzaga’s Mark Few the 2015 NCAA Tournament is his sweet 16th as head coach of the 7th-ranked and No. 2-seeded Bulldogs. But he was on the bench as associate head coach on March 18, 1999, when mighty Casey tipped in the basket heard around the world to send GU into its only Elite Eight appearance in program history.

Some ‘dogs Stay

Some ‘dogs Stay

Posted on March 23, 2015

A number of former players have returned to or stayed in the Spokane area to establish careers, make their homes, and raise their families. In all, at least a dozen former Zag players are living and working here.

Gonzaga Men Sweep Past Iowa, Advance to Sweet 16 vs. UCLA on Friday in Houston

Gonzaga Men Sweep Past Iowa, Advance to Sweet 16 vs. UCLA on Friday in Houston

Posted on March 23, 2015

SEATTLE – No. 2 seed Gonzaga never trailed vs. No. 7 Iowa to beat the Hawkeyes 87-68 on Sunday at KeyArena and advance to the Zags sixth Sweet Sixteen in school history. The Bulldogs will take on No.11-seed UCLA on Friday, March 27 in Houston.

Gonzaga Women Upset Oregon State, Advance to Sweet 16 in Spokane on Saturday; View Slideshow

Gonzaga Women Upset Oregon State, Advance to Sweet 16 in Spokane on Saturday; View Slideshow

Posted on March 23, 2015

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Eleven must be Gonzaga’s lucky number.

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Kevin Pangos on March Madness, Goals, and Life as a Gonzaga Student

Kevin Pangos on March Madness, Goals, and Life as a Gonzaga Student

Posted on March 21, 2015

SEATTLE – Gonzaga University senior point guard Kevin Pangos has big plans for the future. For now, however, he is focused on helping the No. 2-seed Zags advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2009 by beating No. 7 seed Iowa in a third-round game that tips off at 4:10 p.m. Sunday at KeyArena.

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Improving Safety for U.S. Troops

Improving Safety for U.S. Troops

Posted on February 17, 2015

Brian Higginson, associate professor of human physiology at Gonzaga University, is conducting research to help save the lives of American military troops and law enforcement personnel.

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Zags Meet Press, Practice on Eve of NCAA Tourney Game vs. N. Dakota State

Zags Meet Press, Practice on Eve of NCAA Tourney Game vs. N. Dakota State

Posted on March 19, 2015

SEATTLE – Gonzaga Coach Mark Few employed a few boxing metaphors today on the eve of the No. 2-seeded Bulldogs’ second-round NCAA Basketball Tournament game vs. the No. 15-seed North Dakota State Bison that tips off at 6:50 p.m. (9:50 p.m. EDT) Friday at KeyArena.

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Zags Jazzed for Chance to Advance to Elite Eight

Zags Jazzed for Chance to Advance to Elite Eight

Posted on March 26, 2015

HOUSTON – On the eve of their Sweet 16 matchup Friday against 11-seed UCLA at the NRG Stadium, No. 2-seed Gonzaga took part in a shoot-around today and met with the media. Coach Mark Few, who did a handstand in the locker room after the Zags beat Iowa on Sunday, said the Bulldogs are excited.