Gonzaga is one of seven programs listed as possible destinations for South Dakota State’s David Jenkins Jr.
In nearly every scenario, Gonzaga is going to face one of its most demanding nonconference schedules, including the possibility of a ranked foe in the WCC.
Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins has been selected to the Division I-AAA Athletic Directors Association Scholar-Athlete team for the second consecutive season.
It’s been six months almost to the day when Gonzaga fans first caught a glimpse of the 2018-19 men’s basketball team. Kraziness in the Kennel serves as the unofficial start to each season, and many memories were made in a season that saw the Bulldogs reach the Elite Eight for the third time in five seasons. It’s hard to remember everything that happened in the past six months, but let’s take a look back at the top moment for each player this season, starting with the seniors.
They’ll settle college basketball’s national championship on Monday night in Minneapolis, and it’s entirely possible the winner will score more than 60 points.
Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins has been named to the Senior CLASS Award All-American second team, presented annually to a Division I senior with notable achievements in the classroom, community, character and competition.
Gonzaga’s Josh Perkins and Idaho’s Taylor Pierce had short stays during Thursday’s State Farm 3-point Championship in conjunction with the NCAA Tournament’s Final Four at the Target Center.
Perhaps you’re in the camp that believes Gonzaga junuor forwards Rui Machimura and Brandon Clarke are first-round NBA draft picks, and both are probably going to turn pro. You have plenty of company. We checked in throughout the season with three people who watch, cover, analyze and scout college basketball for a living. We picked the brains of ESPN’s Sean Farnham, CBS Sports’ Wally Szczerbiak and an NBA scout who requested anonymity, for obvious reasons.
Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura and Brandon Clarke were named to the 10-player Wooden Award All-American team.
Gonzaga senior point guard Josh Perkins will compete Thursday in the State Farm 3-point Championship at the Final Four.
There’s another Gonzaga streak that doesn’t receive as much attention as the program’s 21 consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, 11 straight opening-round wins and five Sweet 16s in a row. Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura was named to the AP All-America second team and teammate Brandon Clarke earned third-team honors. It marked the fifth straight year and six of the last seven that Gonzaga has had at least one representative receive AP recognition.
Gonzaga was college basketball’s No. 1 team in offensive efficiency according to the respected Kenpom metric. Texas Tech was No. 1 in defensive efficiency. Only one could go to the Final Four on Saturday in Minneapolis. Texas Tech is. Defense is.