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Zags to face Seton Hall in Denver

“My mom’s house,” said Gonzaga guard Josh Perkins when asked where the best food in Denver was, during a press conference at McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane on Sunday. Gonzaga is an 11-seed in the Midwest Region and will play No. 6 seed Seton Hall on Thursday in Denver. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)
“My mom’s house,” said Gonzaga guard Josh Perkins when asked where the best food in Denver was, during a press conference at McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane on Sunday. Gonzaga is an 11-seed in the Midwest Region and will play No. 6 seed Seton Hall on Thursday in Denver. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

It was pretty clear leading up to the WCC tournament and quite clear after Selection Sunday: Gonzaga needed to win in Las Vegas or its streak of NCAA tournaments was likely going to end at 17.

The Zags received an 11 seed and will take on No. 6 Seton Hall of the Big East Conference. Tip time is roughly 6:57 PDT Thursday in Denver. Saint Mary's, which fell to the Zags in the WCC title game, didn't make the field.

Here's my article on GU's draw and Josh Perkins' homecoming, a capsule glance at the matchup, and John Blanchette's column on Se-leak-tion Sunday.




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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