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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.

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Zags Women, Men Dancin’ in NCAA Tournament

Zags Women, Men Dancin’ in NCAA Tournament

Posted on March 14, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga men’s and women’s basketball teams are dancin’ in the NCAA Tournament, again, on Thursday and Saturday, respectively. This marks the 19th consecutive NCAA Tournament berth (20th overall) for the men – ranked No. 2 in both major polls this week – and eighth in nine years (ninth overall) for the women.

Gonzaga Women Capture WCC Tournament Title

Gonzaga Women Capture WCC Tournament Title

Posted on March 7, 2017

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Gonzaga women’s basketball team won their seventh West Coast Conference Tournament Championship in program history, and third in five years, with an 86-75 victory over third-seeded Saint Mary’s in the Orleans Arena Tuesday. The win sends GU to its ninth NCAA Tournament appearance, and second under third-year head Coach Lisa Fortier.

Gonzaga Beats USF 77-46, Advances to WCC Championship on Tuesday

Gonzaga Beats USF 77-46, Advances to WCC Championship on Tuesday

Posted on March 6, 2017

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The Gonzaga women’s basketball team eased to a 77-46 victory over San Francisco in the West Coast Conference Tournament semifinals inside the Orleans Arena Monday.

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Men’s Basketball Rises to No. 1, Student-Athletes Score in School

Men’s Basketball Rises to No. 1, Student-Athletes Score in School

Posted on January 30, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – As the Gonzaga University men’s basketball team reached No. 1 on Monday in both the AP and USA Today polls, the University also reported that 98 percent of its student-athletes are graduating, the third-highest Graduation Success Rate among Division I schools in the nation, according to the latest numbers released by the NCAA.

2016 Grad Profiles: Shelby Cheslek

2016 Grad Profiles: Shelby Cheslek

Posted on April 25, 2016

Shelby Cheslek, from Pullman, Washington, knows how difficult it can be to balance the rigors of academics and Division I basketball for the Zags. With all the time and energy required for basketball games and practice, Cheslek was a West Coast Conference All-Academic selection and was named to the DI-AAA Athletics Directors Association Women’s Scholar Athlete Team.

Zags Advance to WNIT Second Round

Zags Advance to WNIT Second Round

Posted on March 18, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga women’s basketball team cruised past UC Riverside in the opening round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament, 88-54, Thursday.

Mark Your Calendars for Gonzaga Day Feb. 13

Mark Your Calendars for Gonzaga Day Feb. 13

Posted on December 16, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Mark your calendars for Gonzaga Day on Saturday, Feb. 13 – the fourth annual celebration of Gonzaga University for students, alumni, parents, friends, employees, devoted supporters and casual fans. This year’s theme is “Academic Innovation,” a priority of Gonzaga’s capital campaign, Gonzaga Will.

Laura Stockton Continues Zag Legacy

Laura Stockton Continues Zag Legacy

Posted on December 14, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Stockton. Gonzaga University. Basketball. The words are inextricably linked. Laura Stockton, daughter of Gonzaga and NBA Hall of Fame legend John Stockton (’84) and Nada Stockton (’84), and sister of former Zag guard David Stockton (’13), is making a name for herself as a first-year student and guard for the Zags.