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Woolridge leads No. 8 Gonzaga over Texas-Arlington 72-66

Nov. 19, 2019 11:51 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Gonzaga crowd roared when Killian Tillie was announced in the starting lineup Tuesday night. It boomed again when Tillie sank a 3-pointer for the Zags’ first points. “It felt good,” said Tillie, who finished with 15 points and eight rebounds as No. 8 Gonzaga...

Petrusev leads No. 8 Gonzaga over North Dakota 97-66

Nov. 12, 2019 11:44 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga had no tape of North Dakota to study, so coach Mark Few said his staff improvised on the fly. Filip Petrusev had 19 points, 15 rebounds and four blocked shots as eighth-ranked Gonzaga used a superior inside game to beat North Dakota 97-66 on Tuesday. Getting the ball in the...

Petrusev leads No. 8 Gonzaga over Ark-Pine Bluff 110-60

Nov. 9, 2019 11:00 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga forward Filip Petrusev knows that the team's first two games were against lesser opponents, and that the road will get tougher pretty quickly. Petrusev scored a career-high 25 points on 9-for-10 shooting as No. 8 Gonzaga beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 110-60 on Saturday night....

Kispert leads No. 8 Gonzaga over Alabama State 95-64

Nov. 5, 2019 10:48 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Corey Kispert is the only returning starter for No. 8 Gonzaga from last year's Elite Eight team, and he knows many of his young teammates are looking for leadership. He provided it Tuesday. Kispert scored a career-high 28 points as Gonzaga used a second-half surge to beat Alabama...

Immigrant victimized by ICE forgery doesn't have to pay fees

Oct. 29, 2019 10:46 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday criticized the Justice Department for seeking legal fees from a Mexican immigrant who was the victim of a forgery by a government lawyer. U.S. District Judge Barbara Rothstein on Tuesday denied the department's effort to make Ignacio Lanuza and his attorneys pay...

No. 8 Gonzaga must replace 4 starters from Elite Eight team

Oct. 25, 2019 1:29 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Mark Few has become accustomed to developing players at Gonzaga only to lose them to the NBA. Maybe not as many as this time around. The Bulldogs saw four of their starters from last season land on NBA rosters, leaving Corey Kispert as the only returning starter. Still, there's a load...

Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery stores

Oct. 19, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — They call it the Cosmic Crisp. It's not a video game, a superhero or the title of a Grateful Dead song. It's a new variety of apple, coming to a grocery store near you Dec. 1 Cosmic Crisp is the first apple ever bred in Washington state, which grows the majority of the United States'...

The Latest: Third judge blocks policy for green card denials

Oct. 11, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on court rulings that temporarily block a Trump administration policy that denies legal residence to many immigrants who receive government benefits (all times local): 5:40 p.m. A third federal judge has temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's plans to deny green cards to...

Fall snowstorm blasts Rockies, heading toward Midwest

Oct. 9, 2019 12:45 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A fall snowstorm is snarling traffic and causing power outages in the Rocky Mountains as it slowly moves across the northern U.S. toward the Great Plains. Winter storm watches and warnings stretched from eastern Washington state to Minnesota, along with freeze warnings as far south as...

Wind, heavy snow cause power outages, road closures

Sep. 29, 2019 2:15 AM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Strong winds and heavy snow caused power outages and temporary road closures in northwestern Montana as a wintry storm threatened to drop several feet of snow in some areas of the northern Rocky Mountains. The National Weather Service in Great Falls reported 16 inches (41 centimeters)...