Gonzaga men's basketball player Rasir Bolton dunks the basketball.

Our Favorite Stories

What makes Gonzaga special isn't just the win-loss records of our teams. It's stories about the personalities, camaraderie and community that have created a culture of success.

Success On and Off The Court

Our Favorite Stories from This Year

Former Zag Great and L.A. Laker Coaching at Local Middle School
When Tatriana Muravez, an old friend who played for the GU women's team, asked Robert Sacre to join her as a coach at Pauline Flett Middle School, he answered the call. (Krem 2)

The Pride of Omaha
How pride, patience and persistence have helped Hunter Sallis – Nebraska’s original five-star recruit – settle in at Gonzaga. (The Spokesman-Review)

Truong Sisters Look to Empower Young Asian American Athletes
Twin sisters Kayleigh and Kaylynne Truong fight against stereotypes and share their story to inspire the next generation of Asian American athletes. (The Spokesman-Review)

‘College Basketball Done the Right Way’
Gonzaga is one of four schools profiled in “Unbracketed,” a book about four universities which turned Cinderella runs into a seemingly permanent invitation to the Big Dance. (Gonzaga Stories)

Kennel Club Chronicles
Penned by two alumni, “We Are G.U.” tells the story of the legendary student fan section, the Kennel Club. Check out our book review and the foreword by Spokesman-Review columnist John Blanchette. (Gonzaga Stories)

Our Favorite Stories from Last Year

Gonzaga-zay-a with Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon has a special Spice Girls-inspired cheer for Zag Nation this March Madness. Check out his segment on The Tonight Show and our response video. (Gonzaga Stories)

Drew Timme Lives for March Madness
Meet the man behind the mustache in this in-depth profile of the Zags' loquacious forward. (ESPN)

Rasir Bolton: A Basketball Story, but It Starts in the Classroom
With help from nonprofit leader Rick Clark, Rasir Bolton has found joy, winning and a larger purpose at Gonzaga — not necessarily in that order. (The Athletic)

Stars on the Court and in the Classroom
Academic success is a hallmark of Zag student-athletes, with former basketball standouts such as Dan Dickau (’02), Domantas Sabonis (’16), and Corey Kispert (’21) having received Academic All-America honors. (Gonzaga Stories)

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