Gonzaga heads to its sixth Sweet Sixteen in program history where it will meet No. 11-seed UCLA in the South region on Friday in Houston, Texas.
I can still feel the energy surge from the crowd at Seattle’s Key Arena as Matt Santangelo found Richie Frahm for a 3 pointer, and Casey Calvary leaped up to block a shot. That was the Gonzaga University basketball team which cherished the under dog mentality and far exceeded expectations in the NCAA tournament
It’s the first time the tournament is being played in Seattle since 2004 when the Bulldogs were also a No. 2 seed
Kevin Pangos scored 19 points and the third-ranked Bulldogs took over in the second half of a 56-48 victory Saturday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For the second straight game, Gonzaga found itself locked in a close contest against an overmatched team before pulling away late. As tense as some of those moments may have been, […]
These Bulldogs may not have athletic big men like Kelly Olynyk and Elias Harris, but they are deeper, have more ways to score and have been through the grinder that comes with facing their opponents’ best shot every night.
Coming off a year in which it received a No. 1 seed into the 2013 NCAA tournament and sent two players off to the NBA, the 2013-14 Zags put together another WCC-winning campaign and reached equal heights in the NCAA tournament.
Kevin Pangos scored 26 points and Gary Bell Jr. added 17 for eighth-seeded Gonzaga, which beat Marcus Smart and the ninth-seeded Oklahoma State Cowboys 85-77 in the West region of the NCAA tournament on Friday.
Gonzaga (24-6, 14-3) had lost consecutive games within conference play for the first time since 2011 when it dropped games to BYU and San Diego last week. The Zags didn’t have much of a problem with Pacific, Thursday night.
Gonzaga (23-5, 13-2) was looking to clinch yet another West Coast Conference title only to see its 9-game conference winning streak snapped in Provo.