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Gonzaga's great season ends in Elite Eight but more ahead

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) The question all season was whether this was the greatest team in the history of Gonzaga basketball. The answer after the Bulldogs finally broke through to the Elite Eight again but fell short of the Final Four again has to remain: Maybe. This season's edition (35-3) won more games than any team in school history and finally broke the streak of five straight...
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March Madness: Elite Eight day 2

Okafor, Winslow, and Sabonis battled it out for a trip to the Final Four. Of the prospects highlighted entering the first day of Sweet 16 action, three made it to Sunday’s Elite Eight matchup between Gonzaga and Duke. While the final scoreline of 66-52 suggests otherwise, the game was incredibly close up until the final minutes, when Duke went on a 13-1 run to pull away. Jahlil...
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Final Four set as Duke pulls away from Gonzaga late.

It looked as though it was going to come down to the wire Sunday between Gonzaga and Duke. The Zags closed the gap to 53-51 with about five minutes left in the game before Kyle Wiltjer missed an open look at  a layup and the blue and white floodgates opened. After that Justise Winslow made four straight […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Duke's Tyus Jones Saves Ball By Jumping Out of Bounds and Throwing it Off Gonzaga Player

This has to be one of the most heads up plays of the college basketball season (or at least that I've seen). In order to avoid losing possession of the ball, Duke's Tyus Jones jumped out of bounds to save the ball. What makes this such a good play though is not that he tried to throw it back in bounds in some wild fashion, but instead he made sure the ball was last touched by Gonzaga...
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Video: Gonzaga Walk-On Rem Bakamus Is Going Absolutely Nuts On The Bench

Gonzaga guard Rem Bakamus’ basketball ability is at a walk-on level. His bench celebrations, though, are All-American quality.  Bakamus, who is known for going a little crazy on the bench, is at it again during the Bulldogs’ Elite Eight game against Duke.  Here’s Bakamus going nuts after Gonzaga took the lead early in the second half.  Gonzaga and Duke are playing for a...
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South Regional Final: Will Duke Get Gonzaga’s Best Shot(s)?

When the 2015 NCAA Tournament brackets were revealed on March 15, it was clear that Kentucky and Duke received very favorable draws in their respective regions. Through the first three games of the tournament, it’s clear that everything initially perceived about these teams’ bracket paths has held up under scrutiny. What we have as a result is a fascinating combination of shared...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

South Regional Final: Will Duke Get Gonzaga’s Best Shot(s)?

When the 2015 NCAA Tournament brackets were revealed on March 15, it was clear that Kentucky and Duke received very favorable draws in their respective regions. Through the first three games of the tournament, it’s clear that everything initially perceived about these teams’ bracket paths has held up under scrutiny. What we have as a result is a fascinating combination of shared...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA headed home after 74-62 loss to Gonzaga in Sweet 16

HOUSTON (AP) UCLA opened the second half of the regional semifinal against Gonzaga hot, scoring six straight points to get within 1. Then the shots simply stopped falling and for five excruciating minutes, the Bruins didn't score a single point as Gonzaga stretched the lead, rolling to a 74-62 win on Friday night in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. ''We missed layups,'' Kevon...
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No. 2 Zags Advance to the Elite Eight After Handling No. 11 UCLA

Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 win over No. 11 UCLA on Friday night in the Houston Regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament.
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4 days ago

Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer Calls Out Twitter Troll Who Said Bulldogs Would Lose

Gonzaga, the No. 2 seed in the South, just wrapped up its first Elite Eight appearance since 1999 with a 74-62 win over No. 11 seed UCLA. The Bulldogs’ junior forward Kyle Wiltjer withstood a poor shooting night (4-of-12) to score eight points and pull down 10 rebounds in the win. After the game, Wiltjer made sure to call out a Twitter user that had tweeted at him earlier in the...
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RECAP: Gonzaga downs UCLA to reach Elite Eight for first time since 1999

Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 win over No. 11 UCLA on Friday night in the Houston Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament. The victory puts Gonzaga (35-2) in the Elite Eight for the second time, its first regional final since 1999. The Bulldogs will play the winner of...
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Gonzaga headed to Elite Eight for 1st time since 1999

Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 win over No. 11 UCLA.
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4 days ago

2 seed Gonzaga reaches first Elite Eight since '99 with win over UCLA

HOUSTON -- Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 win over No. 11 UCLA on Friday night in the Houston Regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament. The victory puts Gonzaga (35-2) in the Elite Eight for the second time, its first regional final since 1999. The Bulldogs will play the...
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Gonzaga headed to Elite Eight for 1st time since 1999

HOUSTON (AP) Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 win over No. 11 UCLA on Friday night in the Houston Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament. The victory puts Gonzaga (35-2) in the Elite Eight for the second time, its first regional final since 1999. The Bulldogs will play...
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Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski Shows Off Some Impressive Passing Skills

HIGHLIGHT: Zags with the dish and dunk! http://t.co/4xSwF5G3kP — NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 28, 2015 UCLA hasn’t been able to find an answer for Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski. During the second half, UCLA tried to get back into the game by double-teaming Karnowski. Unfortunately for the Bruins, Karnowski showed everyone that he could do Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski Putting on a Passing Clinic

Gonzaga is currently blasting UCLA 64-47 and are en route to an Elite 8 date with either Duke or Utah. A large portion of their success has come via center Przemek Karnkowski, who has 18 points and 8 rebounds in the game. Oh, he also has two nifty assists that has social media all sorts of giddy. First, he hit Domantas Sabonis with a no-look pass off a UCLA double team: ...
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Mark Few: Handstand was his way to keep Gonzaga loose

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Gonzaga coach Mark Few's locker room handstand prompted a discussion with Kyle Wiltjer after the star forward tweeted video of the stunt that went viral this week. ''What we do in the locker room, we had to re-explain to Kyle, stays in the locker room,'' Few said Tuesday as second-seeded Gonzaga prepared to play 11th seed UCLA in the Sweet 16 on Friday. But the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gonzaga fans 'Do The Few' handstand like coach Mark Few

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Gonzaga coach Mark Few's joyous handstand after his team advanced to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament is being repeated by students across the Spokane campus. Few's sort-of handstand in the locker room after Gonzaga defeated Iowa on Sunday was captured on video and tweeted by forward Kyle Wiltjer. That prompted Gonzaga students on Monday to drop into...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gonzaga coach Mark Few does handstand after team makes Sweet 16 (VIDEO)

After five straight early departures on the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, Gonzaga (34-2) was more than overjoyed to be back in the Sweet Sixteen. So much so that guard Eric McClellan did a backflip and coach Mark Few did a handstand in the locker room. A video posted on Twitter by Bulldogs forward Kyle Wiltjer shows the crazy post-game acrobatics after their win...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gonzaga coach Mark Few goes all gymnast on us after Bulldogs reach Sweet 16

This is what a berth in the Sweet 16 looks like -- a lot of dancing, and impromptu, out-of-character celebrations by head coaches who get caught up in the madness. After Gonzaga routed Iowa 87-68 to reach the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2009, Bulldogs forward Kyle Wiltjer captured his coach Mark Few, uh, springing to life. Check the video. Gonzaga plays 11th-seeded UCLA next...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Not 1, but 2 Gonzaga hoops teams in the Sweet 16

SEATTLE (AP) Gonzaga left KeyArena roaring and Gill Coliseum in silence almost simultaneously Sunday. The Bulldogs are grabbing the spotlight in both the men's and women's NCAA Tournament. ''It's unbelievable,'' Gonzaga junior guard Elle Tinkle said. ''Gonzaga is such a special place. I think we're pretty spoiled as both men's and women's programs to have the support of our community...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gonzaga headed back to Sweet 16 after 87-68 win over Iowa

SEATTLE (AP) Kyle Wiltjer scored 13 of his 24 points during Gonzaga's flawless first half, Domantas Sabonis added 18 points and the second-seeded Bulldogs advanced to the round of 16 for the first time since 2009 with a 87-68 win over No. 7 seed Iowa ...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Gonzaga Coach Mark Few Walked On His Hands In The Locker Room To Celebrate Victory Over Iowa

Gonzaga had little trouble with Iowa Sunday afternoon, as the Bulldogs built a 17-point halftime lead before coasting to a 87-68 win. The Zags are headed back to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2009, and it’s evident that both the coaching staff and the players are beyond pumped about the accomplishment. Big man Kyle Wiltjer, who transferred in from Kentucky two years ago...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gonzaga explodes in 2nd half to upend Iowa

Kyle Wiltjer scored 13 of his 24 points during Gonzaga's flawless first half, Domantas Sabonis added 18 points and the second-seeded Bulldogs advanced to the round of 16 for the first time since 2009 with a 87-68 win over No. 7 seed Iowa.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gonzaga routs Iowa, finally cracks Sweet 16

SEATTLE --  Kyle Wiltjer and Kevin Pangos met at halfcourt for a hug and a high five. Gone are the questions about Gonzaga's five-year run of failing to advance from the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament. The Bulldogs are back in the Sweet 16. Wiltjer scored 13 of his 24 points during Gonzaga's flawless first half, Domantas Sabonis added 18 points and the second-seeded Bulldogs...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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