Finals week final exam: Oral Roberts

It'll be the 100th game at the McCarthey Athletic Center when Oral Roberts (7-3) visits Gonzaga (5-2) on Thursday night. GU is 92-7 in the building and has never suffered consecutive losses. The Bulldogs lost to Michigan State last Saturday.

Gonzaga won 38 straight to open the building. Its MAC losses are to Santa Clara in Feb., 2007; WSU in Dec., 2007; Portland State, Dec., 2008; Wake Forest, Dec., 2009, San Diego State, Nov., 2010; Saint Mary's, Jan., 2011.  

Read on for more on the game and Mark Few's reasons for concern (tough opponent, last day of Finals week, quick turnaround with Saturday showdown, etc.) The short article on cancer patient Brandon Bird's visit to practice that I posted last night accompanies the preview.

Also in this section

Zags welcome special guest at practice

Media day today and I’ll have more in Thursday’s S-R, but I wanted to pass …

Zags drop out of rankings

Gonzaga’s two-game losing streak has cost it a spot in the Top 25. GU, 23rd …

Please keep it civil. Don't post comments that are obscene, defamatory, threatening, off-topic, an infringement of copyright or an invasion of privacy. Read our forum standards and community guidelines.

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus