Latest Saint Mary's Gaels men's basketball News

Gonzaga's Drew Timme (2) drives into Saint Mary's Kyle Bowen (14) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the final of the West Coast Conference men's tournament Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

No. 2 Gonzaga wins 17th WCC title with 84-66 win over Gaels

Mar. 11, 2020 12:17 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gonzaga stumbled in last year's West Coast Conference tournament, losing to rival Saint Mary's in the title game after dominating the regular season. The Zags won another regular-season title this year with a new group of players and again found themselves in a championship-game fight with...

Saint Mary's Jordan Ford (3) sinks a game winning shot against BYU with seconds remaining in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the West Coast Conference men's tournament Monday, March 9, 2020, in Las Vegas. Saint Mary's won 51-50. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Saint Mary’s slips past No. 14 BYU 51-50 in WCC semifinals

Mar. 10, 2020 4:08 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jordan Ford knew he was getting the ball. Everyone in the Saint Mary’s huddle told him to attack the basket with the game on the line. He chose a jumper instead, and it turned out to be the right choice. Ford hit a pull-up with 1.4 seconds to go, giving the Gaels a 51-50 win over...

The Gonzaga bench reacts after a three-point basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against San Francisco in the West Coast Conference men's tournament Monday, March 9, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Ayayi helps No. 2 Gonzaga outlast San Francisco in WCC semi

Mar. 10, 2020 2:19 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joel Ayayi is always ready whenever his team needs him. Gonzaga needed him on Monday night, and he delivered. Ayayi scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half and the second-ranked Bulldogs withstood a scare to beat San Francisco 81-77 on Monday night in the West Coast Conference...

Ford has 42, Ross 43 as Saint Mary's trips Pepp in 2 OT

Mar. 8, 2020 4:08 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jordan Ford, who played every minute, scored a career-high 42 points, including the last seven of the game, and third-seeded Saint Mary's outlasted sixth-seeded Pepperdine 89-82 in double overtime Saturday night to reach the semifinals of the West Coast Conference tournament. Ford...

Edwards, Pepperdine beat Santa Clara 84-73 in WCC tourney

Mar. 7, 2020 1:35 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kameron Edwards had 21 points and 16 rebounds and Pepperdine never trailed in its 84-73 win over Santa Clara on Friday night in the second round of the West Coast Conference tournament. Colbey Ross added 18 points, eight rebounds and eight assists and Skylar Chavez scored 15 points for...

Sacred Heart survives Mount St. Mary's upset bid 61-59

Mar. 4, 2020 10:29 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Jare'l Spellman's lone basket of the game came on a lay-in off a miss with 1.6 second left and third-seeded Sacred Heart beat No. 6-seed Mount Saint Mary's 61-59 on Wednesday night in a Northeast Conference Tournament quarterfinal. Spellman secured the offensive rebound off Aaron...

FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2020, file photo, San Francisco head coach Todd Golden looks on during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Gonzaga in Spokane, Wash. First-year University of San Francisco coach Golden has impressed his peers and colleagues with his calm on the sideline. He is the seventh-youngest head coach in Division-I after being promoted to guide the Dons when Kyle Smith left for Washington State after last season. (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)

First-year USF coach Todd Golden leading Dons his unique way

Mar. 3, 2020 9:50 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Those who know Todd Golden best are amazed by his even-keel temperament when facing the most pressure packed of circumstances. He's unflappable on the University of San Francisco sideline, unfazed despite being among the youngest head coaches in the country. Those who know him best...

Gonzaga forward Filip Petrusev, right, shoots over Saint Mary's forward Dan Fotu during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Petrusev leads No. 3 Gonzaga over Saint Mary's 86-76

Mar. 1, 2020 12:58 AM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — While his players chanted “Got The Hardware," Gonzaga coach Mark Few pondered a question about what sort of season this has been for the No. 3 Bulldogs. “Incredible," Few said. Gonzaga lost four starters from last year's team, and the top returning player Killian Tillie...

Ford carries Saint Mary's past Santa Clara 78-72

Feb. 28, 2020 12:54 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford had 33 points as Saint Mary's topped Santa Clara 78-72 on Thursday night. Malik Fitts had 14 points for Saint Mary's (24-6, 11-4 West Coast Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive victory. Dan Fotu added 13 points. Tanner Krebs had five points and 11...

Former NBA and Gonzaga player Adam Morrison, right, watches as Gonzaga coach Mark Few speaks during a ceremony by the school to honor Morrison before an NCAA college basketball game between Gonzaga and San Diego in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

No. 3 Gonzaga beats San Diego 94-59; Morrison honored

Feb. 27, 2020 11:51 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Growing up in Serbia, Filip Petrusev didn't know much about former Gonzaga star Adam Morrison and his amazing 2006 season. He knows a lot more now, after Morrison's No. 3 was put on permanent display in a ceremony Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic Center. Petrusev, who also wears No....