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Gonzaga head coach Mark Few reaches 500-win milestone with team’s 79-73 win over Northwestern

UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 5:06 p.m.

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few  talks with Gonzaga guard Silas Melson (0) and Gonzaga forward Zach Collins (32) during the first half of a second round NCAA college basketball tournament game, Sat., March 18, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
Gonzaga head coach Mark Few talks with Gonzaga guard Silas Melson (0) and Gonzaga forward Zach Collins (32) during the first half of a second round NCAA college basketball tournament game, Sat., March 18, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

SALT LAKE CITY – Gonzaga coach Mark Few reached a milestone after the Zags’ 79-73 victory over Northwestern in the second round Saturday of the NCAA tournament.

The win was Few’s 500th in his 18 seasons as head coach.

Few became the third fastest coach to reach 500 behind only Adolph Rupp and Jerry Tarkanian.

Few’s record is 500-112 and has guided GU to 18 consecutive NCAA tournament appearances.


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