Turner, Mathurin spur Pacers’ rally to beat Bulls 116-110January 25, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bennedict Mathurin looked at the Indiana Pacers' 21-point first-half deficit and saw an opportunity.
He kept urging his teammates to play hard, to follow the game plan and insisted they eventually could come back.
Rookie Nembhard has 31, leads Pacers past Warriors, 112-104December 6, 2022 GMT
SAN FRANCSICO (AP) — Rookie Andrew Nembhard outshined the Splash Brothers on their home court.
Nembhard scored a season-high 31 points and added 13 assists and eight rebounds to lead the undermanned Indiana Pacers to a 112-104 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night.
Curry and the Warriors face the PacersDecember 5, 2022 GMT
Indiana Pacers (12-11, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (13-11, sixth in the Western Conference)
San Francisco; Monday, 10 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Warriors -9.5; over/under is 241.5
Rookie Nembhard hits 3 at buzzer, Pacers stun Lakers 116-115November 29, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rookie Andrew Nembhard hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer, and the Indiana Pacers rallied from a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter for a stunning 116-115 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night.
Indiana and New Orleans to meet in cross-conference contestNovember 7, 2022 GMT
New Orleans Pelicans (5-4, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (4-5, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Monday, 7:45 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Pacers -5.5; over/under is 233.5
Indiana Pacers hold on to beat Miami Heat 101-99November 5, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Buddy Hield scored 25 points, Bennedict Mathurin had 23 points and Tyrese Haliburton scored 22 to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 101-99 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night.
Pacers take Arizona’s Mathurin at No. 6, Zags’ NembhardJune 24, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Arizona sophomore Bennedict Mathurin figures he has a lot to bring to the Indiana Pacers.
“I feel like I'm a winner," said Mathurin, who was taken No. 6 overall by the Pacers in the NBA draft Thursday night.
Timme, Strawther, Bolton returning to Gonzaga next seasonJune 2, 2022 GMT
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Star forward Drew Timme and wing Julian Strawther said Wednesday they will drop out of the NBA draft and return to the Gonzaga basketball team next season, a decision announced a day after guard Rasir Bolton also said he would return to the Bulldogs.
Bolton fifth Gonzaga starter to declare for NBA draftApril 28, 2022 GMT
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga guard Rasir Bolton has become the fifth starter to declare for the NBA draft.
“To Zag Nation and the Spokane Community, I love you guys! I appreciate the love and support you all had for us as a team and for welcoming me with open arms, I am forever grateful!” Bolton wrote on social media.
Gonzaga stars Holmgren, Nembhard declare for NBA draftApril 21, 2022 GMT
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga stars Chet Holmgren and Andrew Nembhard announced Thursday that they will enter the NBA draft.
Holmgren is expected to be a top five pick, while Nembhard is projected as a likely second-rounder.
Nembhard orchestrates Gonzaga’s run to No. 1 NCAA seedMarch 16, 2022 GMT
Gonzaga has two of college basketball's best big men and a roster loaded with talented players.
More often than not, Andrew Nembhard is the best player on the court.
A heady distributor who can also score, Nembhard is the orchestrator of top-ranked Gonzaga's highly efficient offense with a possible future in the NBA.
No. 1 Gonzaga outlasts No. 17 Saint Mary’s, wins WCC tourneyMarch 9, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chet Holmgren spent most of his night frustrated as he got banged around and shots clanged away. Drew Timme, except for a spurt early in the second half, found little room to pull off his variety of drop steps and up-and-unders.
No. 1 Gonzaga tops San Fran 81-71 to reach WCC title gameMarch 8, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Drew Timme scored 27 points, Chet Holmgren added 17, and top-ranked Gonzaga reached the West Coast Conference championship game for the 25th straight year by holding off San Francisco 81-71 Monday night.
No. 1 Gonzaga wins 10th straight WCC regular-season titleFebruary 20, 2022 GMT
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — It was senior night for top-ranked Gonzaga, and seniors Andrew Nembhard and Rasir Bolton helped deliver a hard-fought 81-69 victory over Santa Clara on Saturday.
Nembhard scored 21 points, including a pair of late 3-pointers that iced it, and Bolton contributed 18 points.
Gonzaga beats Pepperdine 86-66 in first game back at No. 1February 17, 2022 GMT
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Drew Timme scored 19 points, Chet Holmgren had 18 points and 17 rebounds and Andrew Nembhard added a career-high 14 assists to lead top-ranked Gonzaga to an 86-66 win over Pepperdine on Wednesday night.
Timme leads No. 2 Gonzaga over No. 22 Saint Mary’s 74-58February 13, 2022 GMT
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Second-ranked Gonzaga has been blowing out West Coast Conference opponents by an average of more than 30 points, but that wasn't going to be the case against No. 22 Saint Mary's.
Holmgren powers No. 2 Gonzaga to 90-57 victory over BYUFebruary 6, 2022 GMT
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Chet Holmgren had 20 points, 17 rebounds, six assists and five blocks to lead No. 2 Gonzaga to a 90-57 victory over BYU on Saturday night.
The freshman sensation finished with a season high in rebounds and matched his season best in assists.
Holmgren helps No. 2 Gonzaga cruise past San Diego, 92-62February 4, 2022 GMT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chet Holmgren had 23 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 2 Gonzaga past San Diego 92-62 on Thursday night for its 11th straight victory.
Drew Timme added 13 points and eight rebounds as six Bulldogs scored in double figures.
Nembhard leads No. 2 Gonzaga over Portland 104-72January 30, 2022 GMT
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Andrew Nembhard scored 22 points and No. 2 Gonzaga made 18 3-pointers to beat Portland 104-72 on Saturday for its 10th straight victory.
Drew Timme had 16 points and 10 rebounds, while Anton Watson also scored 16 for Gonzaga (17-2, 6-0 West Coast), which won its 64th consecutive home game, longest streak in the nation.
Timme scores 32, leads No. 2 Gonzaga to rout of Santa ClaraJanuary 16, 2022 GMT
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Drew Timme scored 32 points and Andrew Nembhard had 19 as No. 2 Gonzaga routed Santa Clara 115-83 on Saturday for its 24th consecutive West Coast Conference victory.
The Bulldogs (14-2, 3-0 WCC), who lead the nation in both scoring and field goal percentage, eclipsed the century mark for the third consecutive game and shot 58.7% from the field (44 for 75) against the Broncos (11-6, 1-1).
Timme’s 30 lead No. 2 Gonzaga over BYU 110-84January 14, 2022 GMT
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Coach Mark Few of No. 2 Gonzaga is always on his players to pick up the pace in games, and the Zags are doing their best to comply.
Drew Timme scored 30 points on 13-of-14 shooting as Gonzaga beat rival BYU 110-84 on Thursday night to extend the nation's longest home winning streak to 61 games.
No. 5 Gonzaga uses 3s to beat No. 25 Texas Tech’s defenseDecember 19, 2021 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Andrew Nembhard scored 16 points, Rasir Bolton added 15 and No. 5 Gonzaga outlasted No. 25 Texas Tech 69-55 in the Colangelo Classic on Saturday.
The Bulldogs (9-2) withstood Texas Tech’s defensive pressure most of the afternoon in the desert, limiting turnovers while working the ball around for open looks.
No. 5 Gonzaga beats No. 25 Texas Tech 69-55 in PhoenixDecember 19, 2021 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Gonzaga went into its game against Texas Tech expecting to be pushed, poked and prodded. The Red Raiders may have a new coach, but they still have one of college basketball's most aggressive defenses.
Early knockout: No. 1 Gonzaga routs No. 2 UCLA 83-63November 24, 2021 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andrew Nembhard scored 24 points, freshman Chet Holmgren showed off his unique skill set and top-ranked Gonzaga overwhelmed No. 2 UCLA 83-63 on Tuesday night to win the Empire Classic.
No. 1 Gonzaga remains unbeaten, rolls over San Diego 106-69February 21, 2021 GMT
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Even after wrapping up yet another West Coast Conference regular-season crown a few days earlier, No...
No. 1 Gonzaga coasts to 82-71 victory over BYUFebruary 9, 2021 GMT
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Jalen Suggs scored 24 points and Drew Timme had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead top-ranked Gonzaga past BYU 82-71 on Monday night...