This season’s Gonzaga Bulldogs bring back Gary Bell Jr. and Przemek Karnowski from last year’s team, and adds one of the country’s strongest transfer classes in Kyle Wiltjer, Byron Wesley, and Eric McClellan. As a result this squad has arguably received more preseason hype than any of head coach Mark Few’s teams. The key to whether or not they live up to these expectations...
Kyle Wiltjer began his collegiate basketball career at Kentucky before transferring to Gonzaga last year and redshirting for a season. A promising big man who averaged 10.2 points per game during the 2012-2013 season, it appears Wiltjer has spent a lot of time working on his outside shooting while he has been held out of...Read More
Gonzaga University forward Kyle Wiltjer broke the world record farthest behind-the-back basketball shot. Previously at 24 feet...it is now set at 47 feet.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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At what point does Cinderella become powerful and popular enough to stop being an underdog story? For Gonzaga, the national narrative painting the program as college basketball's prototypical dark horse started feeling like a disservice years ago. For 15 seasons, Mark Few has been the 'Zags head coach and for 15 seasons he's made the NCAA Tournament. Look closer and it...
I’m sure CBS announcer Andrew Catalon wishes he could take back his comment about Gonzaga’s center Przemek Karnowski. With Gonzaga up and Oklahoma State resorting to fouling, Karnowski, a Polish native and 50% free-throw shooter, Catalon dropped the comment that OK State was going for the “Hack-a-Polack” strategy. To make matters worse, his color-commenting partner, Mike...
Joe Jackson is 6’1”. Przemek Karnowski is 7’1”. Who ever said that size matters?! I hope that Jackson makes it to the NBA next year so that we can see him participate in the Dunk Competition one day. Such a talented athlete. [.GIFDSPORTS] The post Joe Jackson comes up with ridiculous block on Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski appeared first on Diehardsport.
Haiden Palmer scored a jumper on the first play of the game and the Gonzaga Bulldogs raced out to an initial lead of 16-2, scored 50 in the first half and pounded No. 24 San Diego 79-50 on Saturday.
The loss was the second straight for the Toreros (15-2, 4-2 West Coast Conference), who began the week undefeated and nationally ranked for the first time in program history. San Diego...
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January 11, 2014
Gonzaga forward Kelly Olynyk said Friday he will skip his senior season to enter the NBA draft.
The decision caps a whirlwind season in which Olynyk went from afterthought to All-America selection and led Gonzaga to the top spot on The Associated Press poll for the first time in school history.
The 7-foot forward said he made the final decision Thursday night and informed coaches...
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April 19, 2013
Gonzaga's special season has ended with another early exit in the NCAA tournament.
Although they reached No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 and earned a top seed in the tournament, the Zags were bounced 76-70 in the round of 32 on Saturday by Wichita State.
Now attention turns to whether star center Kelly Olynyk will return for his senior season.
Gonzaga (32-3) became just...
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March 25, 2013
The Gonzaga Bulldogs put their own, championship-style, touch on the done-to-death Harlem Shake.
Star Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Kelly Olynyk throws down a monster dunk over Saint Mary's during the WCC Tournament Championship game.
If you’ve been watching college basketball at all this season, then you’ve heard of Kelly Olynyk. He’s the best player on the #1 team in the country, the Gonzaga Bulldogs, and he’s having an insane season where he’s averaging over 17 points per game on 65.5% shooting.
Tonight against St. Mary’s, Olynyk was again putting on a clinic, including this vicious dunk on St....
Gonzaga walk-on basketball player Rem Bakamus may not be getting any playing time, but he certainly made the most of his TV time during Saturday's game against Illinois where he was seen on the bench rocking out on the air guitar.
Unfortunately, Bakamus' celebration may have been a bit premature, as Illinois defeated Gonzaga 85-74.
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Undefeated Illinois continued their winning trend this weekend with a 85-74 victory over No. 10 Gonzaga, but the player of the game award goes to Gonzaga’s 150 lb walk-on Rem Bakamus. Check out the extremely enthusiastic air guitar celebration which made him Internet famous today.
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