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National Player of Year Finalist Kyle Wiltjer on School, Service, and Career

National Player of Year Finalist Kyle Wiltjer on School, Service, and Career

Posted on March 6, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University forward Kyle Wiltjer, a finalist for two national player of the year awards, hopes to play in the NBA some day and has a long-term career vision involving the master’s of business administration degree that he began this spring.

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Spokane among ‘Final 4’ Picks for ‘Slam-Dunk College Towns’

Spokane among ‘Final 4’ Picks for ‘Slam-Dunk College Towns’

Posted on January 21, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – The February/March edition of National Geographic Traveler magazine recognizes Spokane as one of “The Final 4: Our Picks for Slam-Dunk College Towns” thanks to the Gonzaga University Bulldogs – men’s and women’s basketball teams.

Local 13-Year-Old Author Jacob Keyes Pens Book on Gonzaga Basketball, Proceeds Benefit GU Scholarship

Local 13-Year-Old Author Jacob Keyes Pens Book on Gonzaga Basketball, Proceeds Benefit GU Scholarship

Posted on December 18, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – Jacob Keyes, a 13-year-old Spokane author, has just published “The Little Zag’s Welcome to Gonzaga Basketball!,” and is donating all proceeds from the book to The Little Zag’s Welcome to Gonzaga University Basketball Scholarship!, a newly established fund to support students with financial need.

Kyle Wiltjer Adds to Zags’ Optimism

Kyle Wiltjer Adds to Zags’ Optimism

Posted on November 18, 2014

Sparked by arguably the most talented roster ever, hopes for the 2014-15 edition of Gonzaga men’s basketball are burning hotter than usual. Among the Zags creating the most optimism is Kyle Wiltjer, a 6-foot-10-inch junior transfer from Kentucky.

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Biology Major Nina Montoya Earns Prestigious Internship at NYU Medical School Laboratory

Biology Major Nina Montoya Earns Prestigious Internship at NYU Medical School Laboratory

Posted on May 5, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Nina Montoya, a junior biology major at Gonzaga University, takes a giant step toward her goal of making a difference for others through medical research with a paid internship this summer in the New York University Medical School laboratory of Dr. Dan Littman, a physician and expert in immunology and microbiology.

Wildcats Overpower Bulldogs 84-61 in NCAA Tournament Third Round

Wildcats Overpower Bulldogs 84-61 in NCAA Tournament Third Round

Posted on March 23, 2014

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Arms waving and legs churning, Arizona is racing back into the Sweet 16. Overwhelming Gonzaga with its contest-everything defense, Arizona looked very much like the top seed in the West, downing the Bulldogs 84-61 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 for the third time in four years.

Zags’ Season Comes to an End with Tough 72-63 Loss to Dukes of James Madison

Zags’ Season Comes to an End with Tough 72-63 Loss to Dukes of James Madison

Posted on March 23, 2014

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) – Kirby Burkholder had 28 points and 18 rebounds to lead No. 11 seed James Madison to a 72-63 win over sixth-seed Gonzaga on Sunday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

Proud Zags Don and Marilyn Jans Love This Gonzaga Team’s Quality, Teamwork and Smarts

Proud Zags Don and Marilyn Jans Love This Gonzaga Team’s Quality, Teamwork and Smarts

Posted on March 23, 2014

SAN DIEGO – Don Jans, a 1956 graduate of Gonzaga University in electrical engineering, knows a thing or two about quality from his 30-plus years at Westinghouse where he became a top advisor to its president. He picks Gonzaga to beat Arizona today and advance deep in the NCAA Tournament. Teamwork, he says, sets this team apart.

Gonzaga’s Smart, Savvy Cheerleaders Smash Stereotype to Smithereens

Gonzaga’s Smart, Savvy Cheerleaders Smash Stereotype to Smithereens

Posted on March 22, 2014

SAN DIEGO – Gonzaga University’s cheer squad has heard all the clichés about cheerleaders, but these Zags – all outstanding students – bust that stereotype to smithereens.