West Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • Former BYU basketball coach Tony Ingle dies at 68

    KSL "More than a footnote in the program history of the BYU men's basketball program, Tony Ingle's life was always about coaching and mentoring. Right up until the very end. Ingle died Monday, his son and Timpanogos High boys' basketball coach..." January 19

  • While Gonzaga and Baylor stand out, Juwan Howard is quietly building a contender at Michigan

    Yahoo! Sports "Gonzaga looks like the team to beat this year, Baylor is a close second and the third hottest team in college basketball is ... Michigan? It’s true. The Wolverines are now 11-0 after destroying No. 9 Wisconsin on Tuesday night, 77-54. Wisconsin was a fierce..." January 14

  • Gonzaga's Jalen Suggs, Louisville's Carlik Jones added as Wooden Watch list trimmed to 25

    ESPN "Gonzaga freshman guard Jalen Suggs was among three new names added to the midseason watch list for the 2021 Wooden Award, which was also reduced from 50 players to 25 on Wednesday. The 6-foot-4 Suggs leads the top-ranked Bulldogs (10-0) in assists (5.4 APG) and steals..." January 07

  • Gonzaga still No. 1, while Duke falls out of USA TODAY Sports men's basketball poll

    USA Today "Gonzaga will enter the 2021 portion of the season with the No. 1 ranking in the USA TODAY Sports men’s basketball coaches poll. The Zags closed out another impressive week with a blowout of Virginia and easily retain the top position with 29 of 32 first-place votes. Baylor..." December 28

  • Yes, Gonzaga can go undefeated this season

    CBS Sports "On Saturday morning, before top-ranked Gonzaga casually tossed aside 16th-ranked Virginia just like that big garbage bag filled with wrapping paper you still have at your home, KenPom.com estimated the Zags' chances at finishing the regular season undefeated to be 24.3%. Then..." December 27

  • Top NBA Draft prospect Jalen Suggs keeps No. 1 Gonzaga undefeated

    Clutch Points "Though Gonzaga may be a mid major, theres no denying that they are led by a top tier talent in Jalen Suggs. Handily beating No.3 Iowa Saturday afternoon, the top ranked Bulldogs were paced by the guard, who contributed 27 points on 8 of 17 shooting. Despite being known for his..." December 19

  • Virginia to face No. 1 Gonzaga in Fort Worth on December 26

    CBS Sports "College basketball's nonconference schedule received a big addition Thursday, when No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 17 Virginia announced they will play each other on Dec. 26. The game, to be broadcast on CBS, is set for 4 p.m. ET at DIckie's Arena in Fort Worth,..." December 17

  • Gonzaga men's basketball shuts down after positive tests, cancels four games

    ESPN "No. 1 Gonzaga has paused all team activities due to COVID-19 protocols one day after two positive tests within the basketball program -- from one player and another member of its traveling party -- led to the postponement of a highly anticipated matchup against No...." December 07

  • Gonzaga, Baylor Game Postponed Due to Positive COVID-19 Cases

    SI "The highly-anticipated game between No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 2 Baylor, scheduled for noon Saturday in Indianapolis, has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 cases in the Zags program. According to release, one player and one non-player on the Gonzaga basketball team tested positive..." December 05

  • 'This is total chaos': Baylor-Gonzaga cancellation magnifies college hoops' COVID-19 issues

    USA Today "The latest domino in what has become a coronavirus-ravaged men's basketball season fell Saturday – this one between the country's top two teams. The game between No. 1 Baylor and No. 2 Gonzaga was called off Saturday due to positive COVID-19 tests within Gonzaga's..." December 05

  • Gonzaga star freshman Jalen Suggs suffers ankle injury

    CBS Sports "Gonzaga freshman Jalen Suggs, the assists leader for the No. 1 Bulldogs and the highest-rated recruit in the program's history, went down with an ankle injury Wednesday night in the team's game against No. 11 West Virginia. He got up gingerly in obvious pain and had to be..." December 02

  • Gonzaga makes a bad call, playing despite positive COVID tests: 'I hope nobody gets infected'

    USA Today "It didn’t take long for men's college basketball to present the kind of COVID-19 dilemma that is both going to define this season all the way until the NCAA Tournament and confuse most of us about how seriously the sport is taking its responsibility to public..." November 27