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Northwestern Wildcats

Coverage of Gonzaga’s second-round foe, the Northwestern Wildcats.

Gonzaga-Northwestern: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 79-73 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 79-73 win over Northwestern on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City.

Northwestern’s mid-range game key for Gonzaga to contain

Northwestern’s offense revolves around guard Bryant McIntosh (14.7 points per game) and wings Scottie Lindsey (14.2) and Vic Law (12.1). Law is listed as a 6-foot-7 forward but he’s the Wildcats’ best spot-up 3-point shooter. McIntosh made 41 3s but with just 31-percent accuracy.

Przemek Karnowski’s doctor has Gonzaga and Northwestern ties

UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 7:47 p.m.

The text showed up on Przemek Karnowski’s phone on Thursday. “Hey, I don’t know who to root for?” The author: Dr. John Shuster, the orthopaedic spine surgeon who performed Karnowski’s disc surgery on Dec. 31, 2016. The rub: Shuster earned his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Northwestern in 1987.