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Gonzaga Bulldogs

RECORD: 11-3 overall, 0-0 WCC

COMING UP: Saturday at Portland, 7 p.m., ESPNU

OUTLOOK: The Bulldogs couldn’t pick a tougher way to open the West Coast Conference schedule. They visit the Pilots, followed by trips next week to Saint Mary’s and San Diego. With nine juniors and seniors, Portland (9-5) has more experience than any team in the conference. The Pilots have made 39.9 percent of their 3-point attempts. Four players have made at least 15 3-pointers and reserve guard Taishi Ito has hit 8 of 13 (61.5 percent). Senior guard Nik Raivio, younger brother of ex-Zag Derek Raivio, leads Portland in scoring (14.6 points), followed by T.J. Campbell (12.9) and Robin Smeulders (11.7).


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