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Zags Beat West Virginia 61-58, Advance to Elite Eight

Zags Beat West Virginia 61-58, Advance to Elite Eight

Posted on March 23, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Mathews hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with under a minute to play and top-seeded Gonzaga survived a rough shooting night for both teams to beat No. 4 seed West Virginia 61-58 Thursday night to advance to the West Regional final.

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Gonzaga, Xavier: Jesuit Universities in the Sweet Sixteen

Gonzaga, Xavier: Jesuit Universities in the Sweet Sixteen

Posted on March 23, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Consider the similarities between Xavier and Gonzaga universities: founded in the 1800s in the historic Jesuit tradition; focused on “cura personalis,” which translates into “care for the whole person” – a unique focus in higher education; a beautiful campus enrolling around 7,000 undergraduates and graduates; athletic programs that set an incredibly high standard both on the court and in the classroom; and due to the success of men’s basketball, universities that now have national recognition as among the elite programs in the game.

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.

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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.

Gonzaga Defeats Northwestern 79-73, Advances to Sweet 16 vs. W. Virginia

Gonzaga Defeats Northwestern 79-73, Advances to Sweet 16 vs. W. Virginia

Posted on March 18, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — Top-seeded Gonzaga fought off a wild Northwestern comeback for a 79-73 victory Saturday night in a second-round game of the NCAA Tournament.

Przemek Karnowski from Poland Reflects Gonzaga’s Global Approach to Hoops, Education

Przemek Karnowski from Poland Reflects Gonzaga’s Global Approach to Hoops, Education

Posted on March 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The anxieties Przemek Karnowski was feeling five years ago when he arrived in the United States to begin his college career at Gonzaga University had nothing to do with basketball.

Killian Tillie from France Thriving at Gonzaga

Killian Tillie from France Thriving at Gonzaga

Posted on March 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – A year ago, Killian Tillie was back home in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France, weighing multiple opportunities from American colleges offering basketball scholarships. Ultimately, two things drove the 6-foot-10-inch forward’s decision to attend Gonzaga University.

Some of Gonzaga’s Notable International Players from Past

Some of Gonzaga’s Notable International Players from Past

Posted on March 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. — Following are some of the most notable Gonzaga international players from the past.