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‘We shouldn’t hang our heads’: Gonzaga unable to slow down Zach Edey, Purdue’s shooters in 80-68 Sweet 16 loss

Gonzaga coach Mark Few and player after player described the predicament – trying to crowd 7-foot-4 center Zach Edey inside, but not to the point of leaving Purdue’s capable perimeter shooters open. Gonzaga is familiar with the conundrum because it is essentially what the Zags were able to do to opponents during a surge over the second half of the season that propelled them into Sweet 16.