Flash Forward: Projecting the top 5 northwest hoops players for 2012/13

Kevin Pangos

Gaddy and Pangos Among Best Summer basketball camp season is upon us all and there could not be a more perfect time to gather around the campfire and discuss who would be among the counselors at the 2012 Pacific Northwest Top Players Camp. There are a litany of Pacific Northwest players that would have made […]

Five reasons why I respect Gonzaga Bulldogs basketball

Gonzaga Bulldogs

NWSB insider Blair Thomas brings us his analysis on the Gonzaga Bulldogs basketball program. He lays out a number of reasons why he respects Mark Few and job he’s doing with the Bulldogs program. The Bulldogs are simply better than their Pac-12 counterparts. McCarthey Athletic Center. Finding under the radar players and great guards, John Stockton, Matt Santangelo, Quentin Hall, Richie Frahm, Dan Dickau, Blake Stepp, Derek Raivio, and Jeremy Pargo.

Bulldogs vs Ohio St. Buckeyes love ‘em & hate ‘em

Gonzaga vs. Ohio State

NWSB insider Blair Thomas brings us his love em hate em list from the Gonzaga Bulldogs third round loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes in the 2012 NCAA tournament. He loved that the bulldogs Sophomore guard David Stockton’s defensive stretch on Ohio State guard Aaron Craft late in the second half was spot on. He thought Sam Dower crashed the glass early which was key.

Bulldogs vs West Virginia Mountaineers love ‘em & hate ‘em

Gonzaga Bulldogs

NWSB insider Blair Thomas brings us his love em hate em list from the Gonzaga Bulldogs first round win over the West Virginia Mountaineers in the first round of the NCAA tournament. He loved that the bulldogs shut down Kevin Jones and Darryl Bryant and that the group of Robert Sacre, Elias Harris, Gary Bell Jr and Kevin Pangos formed a balanced attack.

Avoid the upset! West Virginia vs. Gonzaga Round 2 Tournament Preview

Rob Sacre

NWSB Insider and Gonzaga Bulldogs blogger Blair Thomas tells us the Zags (25-6) were awarded the 7th seed in the East Region as the NCAA announced pairings for this season’s NCAA Tournament Sunday. The Bulldogs will face No. 10 seed West Virginia University (19-13) Thursday at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. Here are the keys to a Bulldogs win.

Addressing consistency is key in Gonzaga’s tournament run

Gonzaga Bulldogs

NWSB Insider and Gonzaga Bulldogs blogger Blair Thomas tells us if Gonzaga gets by West Virginia, they will desperately need center Robert Sacre to be engaged at both ends of the floor to combat Ohio State center Jared Sullinger. Sacre is a significant asset, as he averaged 11.7 points per game this year. Junior forward Elias Harris has been playing his best basketball of the season.

Bulldogs vs. St. Mary’s Gaels love ‘em & hate ‘em

Mark Few

Gonzaga Bulldogs fan and NWSB blogger Blair Thomas weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Bulldogs vs St. Mary’s Gaels game on Monday night. West Coast Conference Basketball tournament action from the Orleans Arena March 3, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gonzaga lost the WCC final 78-74. Gonzaga will learn their fate when the tournament bracket is released March 11th.

Bulldogs vs. BYU Cougars love ‘em & hate ‘em

Gonzaga Kevin Pangos

Gonzaga Bulldogs fan and NWSB blogger Blair Thomas weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Bulldogs vs BYU Cougars game on Saturday night. West Coast Conference Basketball tournament action from the Orleans Arena March 3, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gonzaga won 77-58. Junior forward Elias Harris recorded 15 rebounds, Robert Sacre had seven points and five rebounds.

2012 WCC Hoops Tournament Primer: teams To beat?

Gonzaga Bulldogs

NWSB Insider and WCC conference blogger Blair Thomas tells us its 2012 West Coast Conference tournament basketball time. What team is going to win its way out of the WCC brackets into the NCAA tournament? Inconsistent play in close games plagued the Bulldogs in their five losses. Can Elias Harris, Kevin Pangos, and Robert Sacre help them win it in Las Vegas?

Bulldogs vs. San Francisco Dons Love ‘Em and Hate ‘Em

Love Em, Hate Em: Gonzaga vs San Francisco

Gonzaga Bulldogs fan and NWSB blogger Blair Thomas weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Bulldogs vs. San Francisco Dons game on Saturday night. Elias Harris stepped up in a double-double effort as he looks to improve his draft stock while Robert Sacre gave IHOP a run for their money.

A 2012 WCC Tournament Crown Is In Gonzaga’s Cards

Mark Few

NWSB Insider and Gonzaga Bulldogs blogger Blair Thomas tells us the Zappo’s.com West Coast Conference Tournament kicks off February 29th at the Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Saint Mary’s comes in as the favorite. The ace in the hole is Gonzaga Head Coach Mark Few. Blair has some reasons Gonzaga Will Win the Automatic Big Dance Bid. Led by Kevin Pangos.

Northwest college hoops players who could be Pro next season

Tony Wroten, Washington Huskies

NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us his favorite Northwest college basketball players who you could see in an NBA uniform next season. All Northwest Division 1 schools are represented on this list: Washington, Washington State, Oregon, Oregon State, Gonzaga, Seattle U. Players include Tony Wroten, Jared Cunningham, Devoe Joseph and Kevin Pangos, just to name a few.

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