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  1. Mark Few thinks the world of Robert Sacre

    Diamond Leung

    Gonzaga is out to win its 12th consecutive West Coast Conference title and has a loaded roster highlighted by Robert Sacre, a fifth-year senior who'll be the latest in a long line of players in the program to be relied upon for leadership. The 7-f...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  2. Butler and Gonzaga to square off

    Diamond Leung

    Butler and Gonzaga are the two kings of college basketball's mid-majors (if you can still call them that), and they'll be starting a home-and-home series in December for the next two seasons, according to the Indianapolis Star. Butler is to travel t...

    Blog | July 06, 2011
  3. Fredette scores 34 as BYU crushes Zags

    Diamond Leung

    DENVER -- BYU fans were chanting long after the team had left the court at the Pepsi Center. Their cries could be heard inside the Cougars locker room, where a player asked Jimmer Fredette if he could understand the chants. "3:16?" he asked Fredet...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  4. Rapid Reaction: BYU 89, Gonzaga 67

    Diamond Leung

    DENVER -- BYU beat Gonzaga 89-64 to earn a spot in the Sweet 16 -- the first time the Cougars have gotten this far since 1981. They did it behind Jimmer Fredette's 34 points and six assists. Jackson Emery scored 16 points, and Noah Hartsock added 13....

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  5. Preview: Saturday in Denver

    Diamond Leung

    No. 13 seed Morehead State (25-9) vs. No. 12 seed Richmond (28-7), 5:15 p.m. ET How they got here: Both 12th-seeded Richmond and 13th-seeded Morehead State staged comebacks against power-conference teams on Thursday. The Spiders beat Vanderbilt 69...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  6. Gonzaga a 'Final Four-capable team'

    Diamond Leung

    DENVER -- Steve Lavin momentarily put on his analyst's cap and gave a glowing review of Gonzaga's chances in the NCAA tournament after the Zags dominated his St. John's team throughout an 86-71 second-round win. "They're definitely a Final Four-ca...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  7. Zags win an OT classic, now tied atop WCC

    Diamond Leung

    MORAGA, Calif. -- It was a close call, but Gonzaga's streak lives to see another day. The Zags prevented Saint Mary's from stopping their dynastic stretch of 10 straight WCC regular-season titles, and in the process, they prevented their rival fro...

    Blog | February 25, 2011
  8. Zags award scholarship to David Stockton

    Diamond Leung

    Gonzaga freshman guard David Stockton, the son of Hall of Famer John Stockton, has been placed on scholarship, according to The Spokesman-Review. Stockton has played well as a reserve point guard and hit timely shots this season for the Zags, who ...

    Blog | February 01, 2011
  9. Gonzaga's lost weekend is a bad sign

    Diamond Leung

    SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco upset Gonzaga at home in overtime for the second straight year, but Dons coach Rex Walters noticed this time the celebration was different. This year when the students came running onto the court after the 96-91 win,...

    Blog | January 23, 2011
  10. Santa Clara scores big win against Gonzaga

    Diamond Leung

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Santa Clara coach Kerry Keating acted as if he'd been there, calmly walking back toward his bench coming out of the handshake line as hundreds of students engulfed his players on the court. That's when assistant coach James ...

    Blog | January 21, 2011
  11. Gonzaga's schedule is loaded once again

    Diamond Leung

    Gonzaga's nonconference schedule is loaded with RPI-friendly showdowns against such teams as Baylor, Illinois, Memphis, Oklahoma State, San Diego State, Wake Forest, Washington State and Xavier. And it was just announced on ESPNEWS that in the cha...

    Blog | August 05, 2010
  12. Gonzaga helps special needs kids dunk

    Diamond Leung

    Six Gonzaga players last week made a surprise appearance to greet special needs kids learning about basketball, and it was an event the players on both sides won't soon forget. Serving as guest coaches, the Zags exchanged high-fives, posed for pic...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  13. Omar Samhan sticks it to the Zags

    Diamond Leung

    Saint Mary's star center Omar Samhan had already been labeled "The Most Hated Man in Spokane" before helping his team beat Gonzaga in the West Coast Conference tournament final. During Monday's game, he played the villain again while picking up a ...

    Blog | March 10, 2010
  14. Zags frustrate Samhan

    Diamond Leung

    MORAGA, Calif. -- Omar Samhan, the West Coast Conference's leading scorer, was held without a field goal for nearly 14 minutes, and for a second, the Saint Mary's star center appeared to nearly lose it. Samhan charged after Gonzaga's Robert Sacre ...

    Blog | January 15, 2010