Gonzaga has traveled all over the country to play in the NCAA Tournament, but that's not the case this year. The Zags are playing in Seattle, which is just 280 miles from Spokane.
Even if you don't have tickets to this weekend's NCAA Tournament games in Seattle, you can still see every team on the floor at KeyArena.
Gonzaga was given a No. 2 seed in the South Region and will play No. 15 seed North Dakota State on Friday in the second round of the tournament at Seattle's KeyArena, about four hours from the Bulldogs' campus.
The 68-team field is set for the NCAA Tournament, and the road to the national championship comes through Seattle for the first time since 2004.
The Gonzaga men's basketball team is back in the NCAA Tournament, and they're looking for much better success than the last several seasons.
The Eastern Washington men's basketball team is playing in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2004. They face Georgetown in the second round on Thursday in Portland.
Remi Barry scored 21 points and Tshilidzi Nephawe added 18 and 10 rebounds as New Mexico State defeated Seattle 80-61 Saturday night to win the Western Athletic Conference Tournament and an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Tyler Harvey scored 18 points and Eastern Washington beat Montana 69-65 in the Big Sky championship game Saturday night to earn a spot in the NCAA Tournament.
David Kravish had 25 points and eight rebounds, lifting California to a dominating 84-59 win over Washington State in the opening game of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday.
Nigel Williams-Goss scored 28 points, including a deep 3-pointer with 1:08 remaining as the shot clock was about to expire, and Washington rallied to stun No. 13 Utah 77-68 on Saturday.
Przemek Karnowski scored a season-high 24 points and Kyle Wiltjer added 19 to lead No. 7 Gonzaga to an 81-72 victory over San Francisco in the West Coast Conference tournament Saturday night.
Shorewood High School product Josh Hawkinson scored 21 points and Ike Iroegbu added 18 as Washington State beat Colorado 96-91 in overtime on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Christian Welp, the 7-foot German center who holds the University of Washington's career scoring record and played three seasons in the NBA, has died. He was 51.
Przemek Karnowski scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half, Domantas Sabonis added 11 off the bench, and No. 3 Gonzaga overcame a sluggish first half to beat San Diego 59-39 on Thursday night for its 22nd straight victory.
With time running out on securing a top-four seed in the Pac-12 tournament, the UCLA Bruins are playing with a sense of urgency.