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Will Green

  • joined Apr 29, 2011
  • last login Mar 10, 2013
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Will writes about WCC basketball. He once saw Marv Albert in a hotel, and ran in the other direction. You can find him on Twittah @Zagacious

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San Diego Doesn't Party Like It's 2008

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ToreroTears rain down in Las Vegas

San Diego doesn't party like it's 2008

ToreroTears rain down in Las Vegas.

#1 Gonzaga plays like, then beats, 222nd-best team

Loyola Marymount was on its way toward coordinating, like, the largest upset of all time.

Gonzaga Escapes Pullman Unbeaten

The guys who won the game for Gonzaga on Wednesday night were not the guy that won the game for Gonzaga. Zagacious looks into the weird multiple personality disorder that is the latest incarnation...

Requiem For A Running Ute

A brilliant college basketball coach who obscured himself from the world through a mix of humor and eccentricity died Saturday. You'll also find a deeply complex individual whose impact on the game...

Foster the Flair in Santa Clara Recipe For Success

Santa Clara fielded a star-driven team in 2010-11 that won the CIT and was ready to build on that success. But last season was an unmitigated disaster. The ingredients are still there to impress,...

Choppy Waters for Portland Pilots in Non Con

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Portland used to be content to play middle of the road schedules. That has all changed. But the upgrade in schedule didn't translate into improved play during the WCC season. Will the second time...

Player Previews: Chris Sarbaugh

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Even with a Washington State 4A Title and Tournament MVP award under his belt, Gonzaga Prep's Chris Sarbaugh is arguably the lowest profile freshmen recruit on this year's Gonzaga men's team. This...

Slipper Sits Down With Kelly Graves (Part II)

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In our remaining hour with Coach Graves he discussed the economics behind his program's ultra-competitively-priced $85 season ticket plan, whether an abundance of height will alter his team's...

News Roundup: Withers Talks To SSF, Trasolini Done For Year, And Zag Reporters To Leave 'Spokesman'

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Happy Big News Thursday. Let's get to it... Santa Clara's lone senior Marc Trasolini tore his ACL on Tuesday night in an exhibition match and is out for the entire upcoming season. Reports...

Slipper Sits Down With Kelly Graves (Part I)

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Gonzaga women's coach Kelly Graves has gone from a 5-23 team in his first year at Gonzaga to winning 36 straight conference games, and breaking into an intransigent sport's upper echelon with a top...

Air Force Added To Schedule, Will Play GU On December 22nd

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Air Force has been added to the Gonzaga University men's basketball schedule, prompting a match up of MWC and WCC blue bloods.

News Roundup: Guy Goes Off, Coaches vs. Cancer And A First Glimpse at BYU

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Gonzaga news: Guy Landry Goes Off, Mark Few Hosts Coaches vs. Cancer, And Zag-Nation Gets Its First Glimpse Of BYU

Schedule Continues To Take Shape, Some Network Assignments, Game Times Announced

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More information about Gonzaga's 2011-12 men's basketball schedule continues to leak out, including ESPN dates and some start times.

WCC Announces Schedule, Zags Open League Play Against Portland Dec 28th

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WCC announces Gonzaga's 2011-12 league schedule, league-wide play scheduled to kick off December 28th with the Zags taking on Portland at home.

News Round Up: EWU Added To Schedule, 2013 Recruiting, Olynyk Injury, Theo Davis

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The program's been light on hard news recently, but here are some items that have crossed our wires in the past 24 hours. The men's team will open the 2011-2012 season against Eastern Washington...

The Quarterback From Oklahoma

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Ryan Spangler changed trajectories from being an undefeated star quarterback in the state of Oklahoma to playing Division I college basketball in the Inland Northwest. One year later, the Gonzaga...

Giacoletti, Others Respond; Eight Players Linked To Salinas' Money

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Here are eight players landed by coaches who had direct ties to Houston-area AAU promoter David Salinas' investment firm.

David Salinas Connected To GU, Now What?

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The death of prominent Houston investor and AAU basketball booster David Salinas will have negative implications in Spokane and elsewhere with the news that Gonzaga assistant coach Ray Giacoletti...

Was Butler Game Originally Part of Zag-Hosted Tournament?

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In what fans are already billing as the Battle of the Bulldogs, Brad Stevens' much-heralded Butler squad will visit the McCarthey Athletic Center on December 20th to face Gonzaga in the first year...

The Katin Reinhardt Plot Thickens, Still Has Lots Of Thickening Left To Do

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Mere weeks after Katin Reinhardt de-committed from USC, the highly touted Santa Ana combo guard is back on the market. What will it take to get him at Gonzaga?

And Now, A Candid Chat With Kevin Pangos

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In the wake of rising senior point guard Demetri Goodson's sudden departure for football, Toronto prep guard Kevin Pangos is ready to fill some heady shoes at Gonzaga this fall.

"In practice he was the most competitive, most intense guy. I kind of challenged myself to try and...

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"In practice he was the most competitive, most intense guy. I kind of challenged myself to try and get on that level, so I tried to bring out that level of competitiveness on whichever team I was on to try and beat his team, because in drills, his team was always winning...I was a little disappointed to hear that he transferred because I saw that competitive spark in him and I thought that if he wasn’t getting the minutes he wanted that he could earn the minutes, because he was that hard of a worker."

- Kevin Pangos, on friend and compatriot Manny Arop. (Excerpt from an exclusive interview with SSF. Check back later this week for the full conversation we had with Kevin).

Making Sense Of Meech's Move

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Determining the larger ramifications of Demetri Goodson's move for Gonzaga's program takes time. But there are a few things we know right now.

Demetri Goodson "strongly considering" Leaving Team

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According to multiple unnamed sources close to the program, junior point guard Demetri Goodson is “strongly considering” leaving the Gonzaga men’s basketball program.

New Writer Joins Slipper

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Hi, everyone. I’d like to start by offering a big thank you to Zach and Max for bringing me on to the team here at Slipper. They do some of the best work of anyone covering the team and it’s going...

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