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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.

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Stories We Love about Zags’ Journey to Final Four

Stories We Love about Zags’ Journey to Final Four

Posted on March 29, 2017

From ESPN and Sports Illustrated to Spokane media and Gonzaga’s student newspaper:

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.

Zags Rout Xavier 83-59, Advance to First Final Four

Zags Rout Xavier 83-59, Advance to First Final Four

Posted on March 25, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points while orchestrating Gonzaga’s efficient offense, and the Zags finally shook their overrated tag by routing Xavier 83-59 on Saturday to reach the Final Four for the first time.

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Gonzaga, Xavier: Jesuit Universities in the Elite Eight

Gonzaga, Xavier: Jesuit Universities in the Elite Eight

Posted on March 23, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh and Xavier University President Rev. Michael Graham, S.J., have come to a friendly agreement regarding the Elite Eight matchup here Saturday to determine which of the Jesuit schools will advance to the Final Four from the West Region of the NCAA Tournament.

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss Aims to be a ‘DreamKeeper’

Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss Aims to be a ‘DreamKeeper’

Posted on March 22, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – An All-American on the court and in the classroom, guard Nigel Williams-Goss has been a dream come true for Gonzaga University. As the Zags prepare to face No. 4-seed West Virginia in the Sweet 16 on Thursday, he intends to be a “DreamKeeper.”

Three Gonzaga Seniors Compete in ESPN Bracket Genius Quiz Show

Three Gonzaga Seniors Compete in ESPN Bracket Genius Quiz Show

Posted on March 22, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Three Gonzaga University seniors are in Chicago to compete in the Bracket Genius quiz show from ESPN and Intersport, hosted by ESPN’s Trey Wingo, with the winning team capturing $100,000. Opening-round match-ups air Wednesday at 2 p.m. (PDT) and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. (PDT) on ESPN2. One winning team from each round advances.

Canada’s Dustin Triano Enjoys Role Helping Zags Win

Canada’s Dustin Triano Enjoys Role Helping Zags Win

Posted on March 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. — Dustin Triano came to Gonzaga University for one simple reason: He wanted to be part of something bigger than himself.

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.