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The ACT (originally an abbreviation of American College Testing) Name changed in 1996.
Ad maiorem Dei gloriam or ad majorem Dei gloriam, also rendered as the abbreviation AMDG, is the Latin motto of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), an order of the Catholic Church.
Adam John Morrison (born July 19, 1984) is an American retired professional basketball player.
Saint Aloysius de Gonzaga, S.J. (Luigi Gonzaga; 9 March 156821 June 1591) was an Italian aristocrat who became a member of the Society of Jesus.
The Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC, AROTC, or SROTC) is the United States Army component of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) is a voluntary association of delegates from Catholic institutions of higher learning.
The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) is a consortium of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and two theological centers in the United States committed to advancing academic excellence by promoting and coordinating collaborative activities, sharing resources, and advocating and representing the work of Jesuit higher education at the national and international levels.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
A bachelor's degree (from Middle Latin baccalaureus) or baccalaureate (from Modern Latin baccalaureatus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study lasting three to seven years (depending on institution and academic discipline).
Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net.
The bench press is an upper body strength training exercise that consists of pressing a weight upwards from a supine position.
Benin (Bénin), officially the Republic of Benin (République du Bénin) and formerly Dahomey, is a country in West Africa.
Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby Jr. (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977)Giddins 2001, pp.
The British West Indies, sometimes abbreviated to the BWI, is a collective term for the British territories in the Caribbean: Anguilla, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, Montserrat and the British Virgin Islands.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The center (C), also known as the five, or the big man, is one of the five positions in a regular basketball game.
The Charlotte Hornets are an American professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The Chicago Sky are an American professional basketball team based in Chicago, playing in the Eastern Conference of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).
Christine "Chris" O'Grady Gregoire (born March 24, 1947) is an American politician and lawyer who served as the 22nd Governor of the state of Washington from 2005 to 2013.
College basketball today is governed by collegiate athletic bodies including the United States' National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), and the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).
Costa Rica ("Rich Coast"), officially the Republic of Costa Rica (República de Costa Rica), is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island.
Courtney Vandersloot (born February 8, 1989) is an American-Hungarian basketball point guard for the Chicago Sky of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) and Yakin Dogu in the Turkish Women's Basketball League (TKBL).
Deborah Copenhaver Fellows (born 1948) is an American sculptor known for her Western themed works.
A doctorate (from Latin docere, "to teach") or doctor's degree (from Latin doctor, "teacher") or doctoral degree (from the ancient formalism licentia docendi) is an academic degree awarded by universities that is, in most countries, a research degree that qualifies the holder to teach at the university level in the degree's field, or to work in a specific profession.
Dodgeball is one of the main sports in the sports world in which players on two teams with 10 or 11 players throw dodgeballs at each other to get the people on the other team out.
Douglas MacArthur (26 January 18805 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army.
Edward S. Justice (November 19, 1912 – October 26, 1991) was an American football end in the National Football League (NFL) for the Boston/Washington Redskins.
In the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship or the NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship, the "Elite Eight" (also called the “Great Eight”) are the final eight teams and, thus represent the regional finals, or national quarterfinals.
The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.
In American sports, the final four is the last four teams remaining in a playoff tournament.
Flag football is a version of American football where the basic rules of the game are similar to those of the mainstream game (often called "tackle football" for contrast), but instead of tackling players to the ground, the defensive team must remove a flag or flag belt from the ball carrier ("deflagging") to end a down, and contact is not permitted between players which will result in a penalty for the team that initiates it.
Florence (Firenze) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.
The Foley Center Library at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, opened in 1992 and was named for alumnus (1900–1985), a Superior Court judge for 34 years, and his wife, Helen Higgins Foley They were the parents of Tom Foley who represented the state's fifth district in Congress for thirty years the last six as Speaker of the House.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
The Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award was an annual college basketball award in the United States intended to honor shorter-than-average players who excelled on the court despite their size.
A freshman, first year, or frosh, is a person in the first year at an educational institution, usually a secondary or post-secondary school.
George Goyoslav Karamatic, Jr. (February 22, 1917 – December 5, 2008) was an American football running back in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs (also known unofficially as the Zags) are the intercollegiate athletic teams representing Gonzaga University, located in Spokane, Washington, United States.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs football team represented Gonzaga University in the sport of college football.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are the intercollegiate men's basketball program representing Gonzaga University.
Gonzaga Preparatory School in Spokane, Washington, is a private, Catholic high school in the Inland Northwest.
The Gonzaga University School of Law (also known as Gonzaga Law or GU Law) is the professional school for the study of law at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, United States.
Grading in education is the process of applying standardized measurements of varying levels of achievement in a course.
Grasslands are areas where the vegetation is dominated by grasses (Poaceae); however, sedge (Cyperaceae) and rush (Juncaceae) families can also be found along with variable proportions of legumes, like clover, and other herbs.
The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Handball (also known as team handball, fieldball, European handball or Olympic handball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outfield players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team.
A head coach, senior coach, or manager is a professional at training and developing athletes.
Saint Ignatius of Loyola (Ignazio Loiolakoa, Ignacio de Loyola; – 31 July 1556) was a Spanish Basque priest and theologian, who founded the religious order called the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and became its first Superior General.
Intramural sports or intramurals are recreational sports organized within a particular institution, usually an educational institution, or a set geographic area.
Jim Wickwire (born June 8, 1940) is the first American to summit K2, the second highest mountain in the world (8,611 m - 28,251 feet).
John Houston Stockton II (born March 26, 1962) is an American retired professional basketball player.
Joseph Mary Cataldo S.J. (March 17, 1837 – April 9, 1928) was an Italian-American Jesuit priest, a pioneer missionary in the inland Pacific Northwest, who also founded Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington.
Kelly Lee Graves (born January 14, 1963) is the current head women's basketball coach at the University of Oregon.
Kelly Tyler Olynyk (born April 19, 1991) is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Mark Norman Few (born December 27, 1962) is an American college basketball coach who has been the head coach at Gonzaga University since 1999.
A master's degree (from Latin magister) is an academic degree awarded by universities or colleges upon completion of a course of study demonstrating mastery or a high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.
Max Joseph Krause (April 5, 1909 – July 11, 1984) was an American football running back in the National Football League (NFL) for the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins.
McCarthey Athletic Center or "MAC" is a 6,000-seat indoor arena in the northwest United States, located on the campus of Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington.
A missionary is a member of a religious group sent into an area to proselytize and/or perform ministries of service, such as education, literacy, social justice, health care, and economic development.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is an American history museum and hall of fame, located at 1000 Hall of Fame Avenue in Springfield, Massachusetts.
The Nancy Lieberman Award, named for Basketball Hall of Fame legend Nancy Lieberman, was given annually by the Rotary Club of Detroit in the Award's first 14 years to the nation's top collegiate point guard in women's Division I basketball.
Founded in 1976, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) is an organization of private US colleges and universities.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
NCAA Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.
The North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball program is the intercollegiate men's basketball team of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.
The Oscar Robertson Trophy is given out annually to the outstanding men's college basketball player by the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA).
Pickleball is a paddle sport (similar to a racquet sport) that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis.
The point guard (PG), also called the one or point, is one of the five positions in a regulation basketball game.
Private universities are typically not operated by governments, although many receive tax breaks, public student loans, and grants.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame for professional American football, located in Canton, Ohio.
The Ranger Challenge Tab is the only United States Department of the Army individual qualification tab awarded exclusively to Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets, and approved by the Institute of Heraldry.
Raymond Paul Flaherty (September 1, 1903 – July 19, 1994) was an American football player and coach in the National Football League, and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Fudbalski klub Crvena zvezda (Фудбалски клуб Црвена звезда), commonly known in English as Red Star Belgrade (Црвена звезда Београд / Crvena zvezda Beograd) or simply Red Star, is a Serbian professional football club based in Belgrade, the major part of the Red Star multi-sport club.
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) are a group of college and university-based officer training programs for training commissioned officers of the United States Armed Forces.
Ronny “Akanksha” Turiaf (born January 13, 1983) is a French retired professional basketball player who played 10 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Joseph (translit) is a figure in the Gospels who was married to Mary, Jesus' mother, and, in the Christian tradition, was Jesus's legal father.
The SAT is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States.
Seminary, school of theology, theological seminary, Early-Morning Seminary, and divinity school are educational institutions for educating students (sometimes called seminarians) in scripture, theology, generally to prepare them for ordination as clergy, academia, or ministry.
The Society of Jesus (SJ – from Societas Iesu) is a scholarly religious congregation of the Catholic Church which originated in sixteenth-century Spain.
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), formerly known as Sigma Delta Chi, is the oldest organization representing journalists in the United States.
Softball is a variant of baseball played with a larger ball (11 in. to 12 in. sized ball) on a smaller field.
In the United States, a sophomore is a student in the second year of study at high school or college.
The Speaker of the House is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives.
Spike the Bulldog is the mascot for the Gonzaga University Bulldogs, also known officially as the Zags.
The Spokane River is a tributary of the Columbia River, approximately long, in northern Idaho and eastern Washington in the United States.
Spokane is a city in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States.
Thayne Martin McCulloh, D.Phil, (born August 20, 1964) is an American social psychologist and academic administrator who is currently serving as the 26th President of Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington.
The Princeton Review is a college admission services company offering test preparation services, tutoring and admissions resources, online courses, and books published by Random House.
Thomas Stephen Foley, KBE (March 6, 1929 – October 18, 2013) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 49th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1989 to 1995.
Anthony Robert Canadeo (May 5, 1919 – November 29, 2003) was a professional American football player who played halfback in the National Football League (NFL) for the Green Bay Packers from 1941 to 1952, having missed the 1945 season and most of 1944 while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II.
A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines.
U.S. News & World Report is an American media company that publishes news, opinion, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis.
Ultimate, originally known as Ultimate frisbee, is a non-contact team sport played with a flying disc (frisbee).
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment.
Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.
Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
The Washington Redskins are a professional American football team based in the Washington metropolitan area.
The West Coast Conference (WCC) is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated in NCAA Division I consisting of ten member schools across the states of California, Oregon, Utah and Washington.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Zambia, officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country in south-central Africa, (although some sources prefer to consider it part of the region of east Africa) neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west.
The 1995 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament involved 64 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball.
The 1999 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament involved 64 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball.
The 2006 NBA draft was held on June 28, 2006, at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City and was broadcast in the United States on ESPN.
The 2011 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament began on March 19, 2011 and concluded on April 5, 2011.
The 2011 WNBA draft is the league's annual process for determining which teams receive the rights to negotiate with players entering the league.
The 2012 NBA Draft was held on June 28, 2012, at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
The 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament involved 68 teams playing in a single-elimination tournament to determine the men's National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college basketball national champion for the 2016–17 season.
3x3 (pronounced 3 on 3, 3 by 3 or 3x3) basketball is a form of the game played three a side on one hoop.