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‘Classic’ Matchups Mark 10th Season of Jesuit Basketball Spotlight

‘Classic’ Matchups Mark 10th Season of Jesuit Basketball Spotlight

Posted on November 13, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This fall, the Jesuit Basketball Spotlight program will mark a decade highlighting the mission of Jesuit education through basketball with two Jesuit Basketball Classics, played by four men’s and women’s teams. On Friday, Dec. 1, Gonzaga University will host Creighton University in a nationally televised men’s matchup on ESPN2.

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Zags Top Nation in Graduation Success Rate

Zags Top Nation in Graduation Success Rate

Posted on November 9, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga student-athletes are graduating at a rate of 99 percent according to the latest Graduation Success Rate (GSR) numbers released by the NCAA this week, which is tied for the highest percentage in the nation.

Athletics Director Mike Roth Speaks at Nov. 14 Gonzaga Guild Event

Athletics Director Mike Roth Speaks at Nov. 14 Gonzaga Guild Event

Posted on November 8, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University Director of Athletics Mike Roth joins the Gonzaga Guild Lecture series Tuesday, Nov. 14 for a conversation about the University’s athletics program. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, begins at 10 a.m. in the McCarthey Athletic Center’s Herak Club Room.

Eleven Zags’ Teams Earn NCAA Academic Public Recognition Awards

Eleven Zags’ Teams Earn NCAA Academic Public Recognition Awards

Posted on May 3, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – With the release of the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate Public Recognition Awards, Gonzaga ranks second in the nation with 73.3 percent of its teams earning the honor, NCAA officials announced Wednesday.

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Harry Sladich in House at National Championship Game

Harry Sladich in House at National Championship Game

Posted on April 3, 2017

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Harry Sladich, who served Gonzaga University in leadership roles for 49 years, including as vice president for administration and planning where he oversaw athletics and resisted calls to trim basketball budgets, died in 2009 but his son Harry is proudly representing his dad at the National Championship game today.

Catching up with Bulldog Band, Poolside at Final Four

Catching up with Bulldog Band, Poolside at Final Four

Posted on March 30, 2017

PHOENIX – After an especially cold and wet winter in Spokane, Washington, members of the Gonzaga University Bulldog Band warmed themselves from head to toe today – poolside in the 87-degree heat, preparing to root on the Zags in their first Final Four appearance on Saturday vs. South Carolina.

Gonzaga Leverages Basketball Success to Boost Academic Mission

Gonzaga Leverages Basketball Success to Boost Academic Mission

Posted on March 29, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – As Gonzaga University enters its first Final Four appearance on Saturday following a magical 36-1 season and a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament – its 19th consecutive Big Dance – key institutional numbers underscore how Gonzaga has leveraged basketball success to support its academic mission.

Exhibition ‘From Cinderella to Final Four: GU Men’s Basketball, 1999-2017’ on Display at Foley Center

Exhibition ‘From Cinderella to Final Four: GU Men’s Basketball, 1999-2017’ on Display at Foley Center

Posted on March 29, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – “From Cinderella to Final Four: GU Men’s Basketball, 1999-2017,” a new exhibition chronicling Gonzaga’s 19th consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament, is on display in the Lobby of Gonzaga University’s Foley Center Library through April 13.

Gonzaga Falls to Oklahoma 75-62 in NCAA First Round

Gonzaga Falls to Oklahoma 75-62 in NCAA First Round

Posted on March 18, 2017

SEATTLE — The No. 6 seed Oklahoma Sooners came out to a roaring start against the No. 11 Gonzaga Bulldogs in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. The Sooners led 29-16 after one, but Gonzaga trimmed the lead to five twice late in the fourth quarter before OU moved on with the 75-62 win.