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WCC may be down, but skill persists

Gonzaga forward Domantas Sabonis (11) scored a career-high 36 points and grabbed 16 rebounds against Tennessee Saturday. (Ted Warren / Associated Press)
Gonzaga forward Domantas Sabonis (11) scored a career-high 36 points and grabbed 16 rebounds against Tennessee Saturday. (Ted Warren / Associated Press)

By most accounts, the WCC is down this season but the conference has retained its reputation for skilled players.

In my notebook that ran in today's S-R, I looked at the WCC's dependence on 3-point accuracy, how the league is going smaller while GU is based on its frontcourt duo of Domantas Sabonis and Kyle Wiltjer, and how the Zags match up defensively with guard-oriented opponents. Yes, that's a mouthful.

Here's my notebook.

 




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Jim Meehan
Jim Meehan joined The Spokesman-Review in 1990. Jim is currently a reporter for the Sports Desk and covers Gonzaga University basketball, Spokane Empire football, college volleyball and golf.

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