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Gonzaga Basketball

Zach Norvell Jr.

Jersey: 23 Position: G

Age: 21 Height: 6-5 Weight: 205

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Birthdate: Dec. 9, 1997

Bio: Product of Simeon Career Academy, powerhouse Chicago program that counts Derrick Rose and Jabari Parker among its graduates. Nominated for the McDonald's All-American game but didn't make final roster. Ranked No. 76 in the ESPN Top 100. Averaged 18 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists his senior season. Led Simeon to a 30-4 record and third in Class 4A state tournament. Averaged 13 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists as a junior. Poured in 53 points, including 14 3-pointers, in an AAU game in Las Vegas. Chose Gonzaga over Florida State, Georgetown and Iowa State. Nicknamed 'Snacks' because of his affinity for sweets as a youngster. Also referred to as 'Microwave' by teammates because of his ability to provide instant offense.
So Scouting report: Projected starter at wing. Took over starting role in eighth game last season following Corey Kispert’s ankle injury. Good size, strength and toughness. Confident player who led team in clutch baskets. High basketball IQ, clever passer and crafty working off ball screens. Left-hander has great shooting range and strong finisher inside.
Fr Scouting report: Earned WCC Newcomer of the Year award. Averaged 12.7 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists. Shot 45.6 percent from the field, 37 percent on 3-pointers and 80 percent at the free-throw line. Made numerous crunch-time baskets, including 3-pointers that spurred NCAA Tournament wins over UNC Greensboro and Ohio State. First double-double came in tourney win over Ohio State with season-high 28 points and 12 boards. Season-high eight assists vs. Santa Clara and five steals vs. North Dakota. Averaged 37 minutes in three NCAA Tournament games. Posted 20-point games against Washington and Creighton.
Fr. Scouting report: Redshirted after a summer knee injury was slow to heal. Scored 18 points in 23 minutes in exhibition win over West Georgia.

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Career Stats

Per Game Team G GS MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG PFPG FG% 3P% FT%
17-18 Gonz 37 29 27.0 12.7 3.9 2.3 1.1 0.1 1.6 2.1 .456 .370 .800
18-19 Gonz 32 31 30.4 15.8 4.3 3.1 1.4 0.1 1.3 1.7 .459 .387 .856
Career 69 60 28.6 14.1 4.1 2.7 1.3 0.1 1.4 1.9 .457 .379 .829
Totals Team G GS Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR REB A Stl Blk TO PF Pts
17-18 Gonz 37 29 999 161 353 77 208 72 90 39 143 85 42 3 58 79 471
18-19 Gonz 32 31 973 167 364 87 225 83 97 23 137 100 45 2 40 54 504
Career 69 60 1972 328 717 164 433 155 187 62 280 185 87 5 98 133 975

Game Logs

Date Opp Result Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR REB A Stl Blk TO PF Pts
11/6 IdaSt W 120-79 28 5 12 3 9 10 10 2 7 2 2 0 3 0 23
11/10 TxSo W 104-67 18 3 7 2 5 0 0 1 5 4 0 0 0 4 8
11/15 TexA&M W 94-71 30 7 14 4 9 4 5 1 5 2 2 0 1 3 22
11/19 @Ill W 84-78 28 5 11 2 6 3 5 1 6 3 0 0 2 3 15
11/20 Ari W 91-74 40 6 18 3 13 5 7 5 10 6 2 0 2 2 20
11/21 Duke W 89-87 36 6 13 4 7 2 2 0 3 1 3 0 1 2 18
11/26 NDakSt W 102-60 25 5 9 4 8 1 2 0 3 8 2 0 0 0 15
12/1 @Cre W 103-92 39 9 21 6 17 4 5 1 5 1 1 0 0 1 28
12/5 Wash W 81-79 34 3 6 2 4 6 6 0 6 7 2 0 1 5 14
12/9 @Tenn L 73-76 30 5 13 3 9 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 1 2 13
12/15 @UNC L 90-103 37 7 17 2 8 5 6 1 2 1 2 0 3 2 21
12/18 Tx-Ar W 89-55 28 4 9 1 6 0 0 0 5 4 1 0 2 3 9
12/21 Denver W 101-40 26 4 7 3 5 1 1 0 2 4 1 0 1 0 12
12/28 NortAL W 96-51 26 6 13 3 8 5 5 0 4 5 3 0 1 0 20
12/31 CS-Bk W 89-54 31 5 10 3 7 3 4 0 3 5 3 0 3 3 16
1/5 SantaC W 91-48 27 1 9 0 4 3 4 1 1 5 2 0 1 0 5
1/10 Pac W 67-36 27 4 8 3 6 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 2 2 11
1/12 @SanFr W 96-83 38 4 12 3 6 2 2 2 6 2 1 0 0 2 13
1/17 LyMnt W 73-55 24 7 15 3 8 0 0 2 4 4 1 0 1 2 17
1/19 @Por W 89-66 34 4 17 3 12 3 3 0 6 4 1 0 1 1 14
1/24 @SantaC W 98-39 23 6 11 3 6 1 2 0 8 3 1 0 0 0 16
1/31 @BYU W 93-63 33 5 11 2 7 0 0 1 7 4 0 0 2 2 12
2/2 SD W 85-69 38 7 10 5 7 2 4 0 6 2 2 0 3 0 21
2/7 SanFr W 92-62 30 5 9 3 5 3 4 0 0 2 2 1 0 3 16
2/9 StMry W 94-46 25 3 6 2 5 4 4 1 4 2 1 0 1 0 12
2/14 @LyMnt W 73-60 33 4 8 3 6 2 2 1 4 3 0 0 1 2 13
2/16 @SD W 79-67 37 7 11 1 4 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 18
2/21 Pepper W 92-64 30 8 14 4 9 1 1 1 3 4 4 0 2 3 21
2/23 BYU W 102-68 33 8 18 4 9 5 5 1 2 1 2 0 1 1 25
2/28 @Pac W 86-66 29 4 7 1 2 3 3 0 1 4 0 0 1 2 12
3/2 @StMry W 69-55 32 2 8 0 4 2 2 0 4 3 1 1 0 1 6
3/11 Pepper W 100-74 24 8 10 2 4 0 0 1 3 3 2 0 2 2 18

Next game

Gonzaga vs. TBD, March 21

Gametime: 4:27 p.m.

Location: Vivint Smart Home Arena

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On Radio: Gonzaga IMG Radio Network

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