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Mar 27, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Kevin Pangos (4) and forward Kyle Wiltjer (33) celebrate as they head to the bench for a timeout against the UCLA Bruins during the second half in the semifinals of the south regional of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Reliant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Gonzaga's Kevin Pangos reflects on his basketball journey at Gonzaga under Mark Few: 'It's a family'

'I miss it here. It’s a family and people use that word for a reason. You jump in and people care about you as a person and a player,' Pangos said of Gonzaga

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Mar 27, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Kevin Pangos (4) and forward Kyle Wiltjer (33) celebrate as they head to the bench for a timeout against the UCLA Bruins during the second half in the semifinals of the south regional of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Reliant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Gonzaga's Kevin Pangos reflects on his basketball journey at Gonzaga under Mark Few: 'It's a family'

'I miss it here. It’s a family and people use that word for a reason. You jump in and people care about you as a person and a player,' Pangos said of Gonzaga

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Dec 5, 2021; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Washington Wizards forward Corey Kispert (24) talks with Washington Wizards guard Joel Ayayi (17) during the warmup against the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports
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Gonzaga’s Joel Ayayi is ‘very happy’ playing overseas in France

'I’ve been able to see my family, play with my little brother, go see some of my sister’s games. It’s been very fun,' Ayayi said.

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Khalif Battle on committing to Gonzaga: 'The decision was pretty easy for me'

‘Coach Few and I basically shared the same agenda. I just wanted to win and to ultimately reach the next level,’ Battle said.

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Michael Ajayi on his commitment to Gonzaga: ‘I felt like it was the place to be’

'Mark Few is a really great coach. He takes players to the next level and that’s where I want to be,' Ajayi said.

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How Gonzaga’s legendary baseball coach crossed paths with ‘the greatest story in sport’

A small gesture of appreciation from Bulldogs' baseball coach Steve Hertz went a long way in setting the foundation for the men's basketball program's success

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Nov 15, 2022; Syracuse, New York, USA; Colgate Raiders guard Braeden Smith (2) reacts to his three-point basket against the Syracuse Orange during the second half at the JMA Wireless Dome. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
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Braeden Smith embraces Gonzaga’s competitive environment: ‘Everybody is just working really hard'

Colgate transfer said Gonzaga's coaching staff made him feel comfortable with redshirting next season

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Zach Norvell on Gonzaga's standard: 'Coach Few, he just expects excellence out of everybody, every day'

'Coach Few knows when he walks into the gym, everybody’s watching him ... how he carries himself just kind of reflects on the whole program,' Norvell said.

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Mar 22, 2024; Memphis, TN, USA; Colgate Raiders guard Braeden Smith (2) dribbles against Baylor Bears guard Ja'Kobe Walter (4) during the second half of the NCAA Tournament First Round at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports
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Braeden Smith’s redshirt year 'can work wonders' for him and Gonzaga

Last season’s Patriot League Player of the Year has an opportunity to learn and expand his game throughout his redshirt season in 2024-25

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Gonzaga's 2024-25 team is 'loaded at every position’

Former Gonzaga guard Eric McClellan thinks the Bulldogs "have the best big in the country"

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Former Gonzaga guard Eric McClellan embraces new role as Florida Atlantic assistant coach

McClellan reunites with new Owls head coach John Jakus, formerly the director of basketball operations at Gonzaga

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Mark Few, Graham Ike huddle during a Gonzaga men's basketball game against the Pepperdine Waves
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Mike Roth on Gonzaga’s unique culture: 'We’re not going to prioritize winning over the right fit'

"Winning is fun. Winning is what we’re after,” Roth said. “But winning with great kids, great coaches who are good people.”

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An inside look at Gonzaga’s 'holistic' approach to player development: 'They don’t feel micromanaged'

Gonzaga men’s basketball strength and conditioning coach Travis Knight often uses bamboo as a metaphor for player development

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Jan 12, 2023; Provo, Utah, USA; Utah Jazz forward and Gonzaga alumni Kelly Olynyk watches a game between the Brigham Young Cougars and the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the first half at Marriott Center. Mandatory Credit: Rob Gray-USA TODAY Sports
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How Kelly Olynyk embraced redshirt year before All-American season at Gonzaga: ‘He worked his tail off'

Gonzaga men's basketball strength and conditioning coach Travis Knight said Olynyk's turnaround 'was all internal' and that he embraced the year off

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‘This is our forever place’: Former Gonzaga AD Mike Roth has made Spokane home for good

Former Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth didn’t have to question where he and his family would live once he retired from his post in 2021. Over half of Roth’s

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How Gonzaga's Mark Few went from an unknown assistant to one of the best college basketball coaches ever

Before Gonzaga’s magical run in the 1999 NCAA Tournament, Mike Roth approached Few with a guarantee to be the next head coach of the Bulldogs

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How adversity brought Gonzaga’s roster ‘closer together’ last season: ‘We didn’t want to leave each other’

'I think some people forget that adversity brings you closer,' Gonzaga assistant coach R-Jay Barsh said.

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Mike Roth on the pressure Gonzaga faced last season: ‘People wrote us off early’

The former Bulldogs' AD joined Gonzaga Nation for a special episode

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How good is Gonzaga forward Michael Ajayi? 'He's a junkyard dog. He's a high-level competitor.'

Ajayi still has something to prove after not receiving a single Division-I scholarship offer coming out of Kentwood High School

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R-Jay Barsh on how Gonzaga's 'family' culture is a huge factor in recruiting

'A lot of players who have transferred, inherently in their hearts they know, they want a basketball family,' Barsh said.

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Mark Few praises Andrew Nembhard's 'incredible feel for the game'

Nembhard came up big in clutch moments throughout the Indiana Pacers' run to the Eastern Conference Finals

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Mark Few on coaching Team USA in Paris Olympics: ‘It’s the highest honor’

Few is the only college coach on Steve Kerr's Team USA staff

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Mark Few on why he’s reluctant to expand the NCAA Tournament: 'It's the greatest sporting event out there'

Few voiced concerns that expansion of the NCAA Tournament could lessen the value of the regular season

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Mark Few on why Chet Holmgren ‘deserves a lot more credit’ for his toughness

Few called Holmgren 'one of the toughest guys” he’s ever coached

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Andrew Nembhard has ‘done everything and more’ to set himself up for a long NBA career

Former Gonzaga standout 'entrenched himself' as a starting guard in the NBA throughout the Indiana Pacers’ run to the Eastern Conference Finals

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Mark Few on Gonzaga's players staying together: ‘They deserve a ton of credit for that'

As the clock struck 9 p.m. PST on May 1, Gonzaga Bulldogs fans took a collective sigh of relief

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