Dave Boling Newsletter


Classic Final Four to cap dramatic NCAA tourney

Kentucky goes for record, but all four survivors into the Final Four have played like champions

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo will be coaching in his seventh Final Four this week. Joining Izzo’s seventh-seeded Spartans in the Final Four are Kentucky, Wisconsin and Duke, all No. 1 seeds.

Dave Boling: Squirm when you see Russell Wilson in a baseball uniform, right?

Russell Wilson’s time with the Texas Rangers seems a remnant of when he had to consider it an alternative profession.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson gets involved with fans as he participates in a selfie prior to a Rangers spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Surprise, Ariz.

Boling: Zags on collision course with UK in title game

Could Gonzaga ride hot-shooting Wiltjer into championship game against his old team? Some experts think so.

Kyle Wiltjer was a reserve on the Kentucky team that won the NCAA championship in 2012. After one more season with the Wildcats, he transferred to Gonzaga and sat out last season under NCAA transfer rules. Wiltjer won three consecutive state championships for Jesuit High in Beaverton, Ore.

Dave Boling: Mark Few has come a long way from Gonzales U

Now in the Sweet 16 for the sixth time, the Zags were far less than a household name when Mark Few arrived.

Zags head coach Mark Few has plenty to smile about since his winning percentage leading Gonzaga is the highest among active coaches.

Dead-eye Wiltjer gives Zags unstoppable weapon

At about the time Kyle Wiltjer hit his fifth consecutive shot in the first half of Gonzaga’s 87-68 win over Iowa in the NCAA tournament’s round-of-32 on Sunday afternoon, it became obvious who this kid looks like. He’s Adam Morrison...