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Coverage of the 2017 NCAA tournament from selection Sunday through The Final Four.

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Gonzaga’s Jordan Mathews (4) grabs a loose ball against North Carolina's Isaiah Hicks during the second half in the finals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (Matt York / Associated Press)

Jordan Mathews’ stay at Gonzaga was short but sweet

UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:42 p.m.

Jordan Mathews was one of three Gonzaga seniors – joining center Przemek Karnowski and reserve guard Rem Bakamus – who stepped out on the court in a Zags uniform on Monday for the last time.
Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss  shoots over North Carolina forward Tony Bradley  during Monday’s NCAA Tournament championship game. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Nigel Williams-Goss, Zach Collins named to NCAA All-Tournament team

UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:35 p.m.

Redshirt junior guard Nigel Williams-Goss and freshman center Zach Collins, along with North Carolina’s Kennedy Meeks, Justin Jackson and Joel Berry II, were named to the NCAA men’s basketball championship all-Tournament team after the conclusion of the Bulldogs’ 71-65 loss to North Carolina.
Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski defends North Carolina’s Justin Jackson in the first half of the national championship game on Monday, April 3, in Glendale, Arizona. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Only North Carolina can feel Gonzaga’s pain

UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:37 p.m.

There’s only one other team in America right now that has an idea how Gonzaga feels after losing the championship game, and it’s the one that cut down the nets on Monday.

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Gonzaga fan Dianna Jokela displays her pride in Gonzaga after the NCAA Selection Show on Sunday. (Dan Pelle/SR photo)

Zags face South Dakota in opener

Gonzaga on Sunday found out its NCAA tournament seeding (No. 1 in the West Region), site (Salt Lake City) and opponent (South Dakota State). The marvels of modern technology meant Gonzaga’s staff would have videotape and advanced analytics on the Jackrabbits as soon coach Mark Few completed his media obligations.