February 6, 2014 in Sports

Four corners: Gonzaga Bulldogs


Coming up: Saturday at Memphis, 6 p.m. (ESPN)

Outlook: Gonzaga’s first game against a ranked opponent this season comes versus No. 24 Memphis (17-5), which routed Rutgers 101-69 on Tuesday. The Tigers are 10-2 at home, falling to Connecticut and Cincinnati. Memphis is 5-1 vs. Gonzaga since 2006. GU won 66-58 in Memphis in 2010. Memphis ranks in the top five nationally in steals per game (9.6) and assists (17.9). Senior guard Joe Jackson averages a team-high 14.6 points and 4.5 assists. Sophomore forward Shaq Goodwin chips in 12.5 points and 6.6 rebounds. The Tigers average 80.7 points on 48.5-percent shooting. Their opponents average 16.3 turnovers per game.

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