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Zags hope to bring more battle to Seattle - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 PST

The Battle in Seattle has been good to Gonzaga the last few years while leaving some room for improvement.

Global game for ex-Zags

My computer is off the DL and officially upgraded to day-to-day. Weird being without my computer for 24 hours but hoping it makes it through Saturday night and the Battle in Seattle. I caught up with former Zags Ira Brown and Josh Heytvelt, now teammates on a professional squad in Tokyo. Heres a link to my article on Ira and Josh. Heres a link to the list of ex-Zags playing professionally as well as some additional notes. The Zags face Cal Poly on Saturday at KeyArena. Mustangs coach Joe Callero joins us on KGA 1510-AM today at 4:25 (listen live here).  
Spokesman-Review Dec 18, 2014

Former Zags Josh Heytvelt, Ira Brown reunite in Japan - Thu, 18 Dec 2014 PST

Ira Brown has played basketball professionally in Mexico, Argentina, the Philippines and on the USA 3-on-3 team. Josh Heytvelt has had stints in Turkey sandwiched around stops in Italy and Croatia.
SWX Dec 17, 2014
Gonzaga's Wiltjer Named National Player of the Week

Gonzaga's Wiltjer Named National Player of the Week

The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected the Gonzaga forward Kyle Wiltjer as its Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, Dec. 14.
SWX Dec 17, 2014
Top Five Dunkers In Gonzaga History

Top Five Dunkers In Gonzaga History

SWXRightNow.com -- A consensus of former players, beat-writer Jim Meehan and Greg Heister break down the Top 5 Dunkers in Gonzaga history.
Spokesman-Review Dec 17, 2014

Gonzaga women expect Lindsay Sherbert to return from injury during WCC play - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 PST

After the Gonzaga women’s basketball team’s one-point loss to Washington State last week, the Bulldogs went on the road and pounded Wyoming on Friday. The team then turned around and got shut down Monday by an undefeated Northwestern team in a 62-43 road loss. That puts the Zags at 6-4, but coach Lisa Fortier finally got some good news as she announced Tuesday that senior forward Lindsay Sherbert should return from a knee injury sometime during conference play.

Day after Texas Southern

Back with more, but frankly not much more, from Gonzaga’s 94-54 runaway over Texas Southern last night. Here’s my game story and Dan Pelle’s photos. Read on.  

Have basketball, will travel

A GRIP ON SPORTS If you were looking for a taut, tightly contested college basketball game to watch last night, turning on the Gonzaga game would not have satisfied you. But Im sure you knew that going in. Everyone did. Read on.
Spokesman-Review Dec 16, 2014

Former Gonzaga standout Kelly Olynyk scores career-high 30 to lead Boston Celtics past 76ers - Tue, 16 Dec 2014 PST

NBA: Kelly Olynyk scored a career-high 30 points, leading the visiting Boston Celtics to a 105-87 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. Avery Bradley had 15 points, and Brandon Bass and Jeff Green added 14 apiece for Boston, which snapped a three-game skid.
SWX Dec 15, 2014

Wiltjer's 21 Points Leads Zags in Blowout Win

Gonzaga moves to 10-1 on the season after a dominant 94-54 victory over Texas Southern on Monday night.
Spokesman-Review Dec 15, 2014

Gonzaga rolls past Texas Southern - Mon, 15 Dec 2014 PST

Kyle Wiltjer scored 21 points to help No. 8 Gonzaga rout Texas Southern 94-54 on Monday night at the McCarthey Athletic Center. Domantas Sabonis added 16 points, Silas Melson 13 and Kevin Pangos 11 for Gonzaga (10-1), which was coming off a victory at UCLA.
SWX Dec 15, 2014
Wiltjer Named WCC Player of the Week

Wiltjer Named WCC Player of the Week

Junior forward Kyle Wiltjer was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week for his efforts in back-to-back Gonzaga wins, league officials announced Monday.
SWX Dec 15, 2014
Zags Fall To Northwestern In Women's Hoops

Zags Fall To Northwestern In Women's Hoops

Northwestern women's basketball entered Monday's matchup with Gonzaga as one of the top defensive teams in the country, and it proved why in a 62-43 victory.

1925 City BB

As with football, Spokane high school basketball teams played in no organized league until the Spokane City League was formed in 1925. Prior to that, the results of the annual games between the schools resulted in a “City Champion”. On Jan. 7, 1926, 200 fans at LC witnessed Gonzaga High and Lewis and Clark meet for the first league game in history.  LC came away with a 23-18 win in the first of thousands of league games to follow, which continue to the present day. Four teams made up the City League in the first year, and for many years to come. Gonzaga was coached by Maurice...
Spokesman-Review Dec 15, 2014

Monday’s sports menu - Mon, 15 Dec 2014 PST

Basketball College men: Nonconference: Texas Southern at Gonzaga, 6 p.m.