Cam Reddish hit a 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left to lead No. 1 Duke past No. 13 Florida State 80-78 on Saturday.
With more defensive will than shooting skill, Michigan muscled its way back to the Final Four.
The NCAA Tournament has been pretty special for Gonzaga, given that the Zags are the only program in the country to reach the last four Sweet 16s. The ACC hasn’t been nearly as kind, putting sour conclusions on each of the Zags’ last four seasons.
It wasn’t quite the ending Johnathan Williams had hoped for in his final season at Gonzaga. But shortly after Gonzaga’s 75-60 loss to Florida State, Williams reflected on the 32-5 season.
There haven’t been too many what-might-have-been endings in Gonzaga University’s recent and glittery basketball history.
A solemn Silas Melson sat at his locker, not quite ready to pull off the Gonzaga jersey he’s worn 150 times through the course of his career.
Short-handed and nowhere near the top of their game. Not a good combination against an athletic, deep Florida State team.
Just before tipoff between Gonzaga and Florida State on Thursday, Gonzaga head coach Mark Few made a quick change that caught all of Gonzaga’s fan base off guard.
At different points of the 2018 postseason, three separate Gonzaga underclassmen played themselves into NBA Draft conversations.
Maybe it was appropriate America learned Gonzaga’s Killian Tillie wasn’t going to play Thursday night via a pregame tweet from TBS’ sideline reporter Dana Jacobson.