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Zach Norvell Jr.

Jersey: 23 Position: G

Age: 20 Height: 6-5 Weight: 205

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Birthdate: Dec. 9, 1997

Bio: Norvell Jr. is a product of Simeon Career Academy, a 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, leading Simeon to a 30-4 record and third in the Illinois 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.

Fr Scouting report: Talented wing took over starting role after Corey Kispert’s ankle injury in the eighth game. Good size, strength and toughness. Confident player with strong basketball IQ and great shooting range. Left-hander is strong finisher. Through 24 games, averaging 12 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.7 assists. Connecting on 49.3 percent from field, 35.2 percent on 3-pointers and 82.2 percent at the foul line. Has scored season-high 22 points twice, versus Villanova and San Diego State. Nine rebounds against Loyola Marymount and eight assists vs. Santa Clara. Four 20-point games. Tallied 21 points in victories over 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 3 3 25.3 17.7 5.7 2.7 1.3 0.0 1.3 2.3 .455 .391 .933
Career 40 32 26.9 13.1 4.0 2.3 1.2 0.1 1.6 2.2 .456 .372 .819
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 3 3 76 15 33 9 23 14 15 4 17 8 4 0 4 7 53
Career 40 32 1075 176 386 86 231 86 105 43 160 93 46 3 62 86 524

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

Next game

Gonzaga vs. Illinois, Nov. 19

Gametime: 8:30 p.m.

Location: Lahaina Civic Center

On TV: ESPN2

On Radio: Gonzaga IMG Radio Network

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