Gonzaga went a long way to boost its guard line in a big way. Luka Krajnovic, a 6-foot-4 guard who averaged 17.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists last season for Bosco Zagreb in his native Croatia, announced his commitment to the Zags on his Instagram account. He's expected to join the Zags for the upcoming season.
Scott and Harper, who both carded rounds in the 70s at The Showcase golf exhibition last weekend at the Coeur d’Alene Resort golf course, like what they’ve seen in former Gonzaga standouts Chet Holmgren and Rui Hachimura.
A few weeks ago, we released a list of 10 potential transfer targets for Gonzaga as the Bulldogs continue to rebuild their roster, replacing anywhere from five to eight players from last year’s team that advanced to the NCAA Tournament’s Elite Eight.
It took all of four days for the transfer portal to make an impact on Gonzaga’s offseason. Now less than two weeks removed from an Elite Eight loss to UConn, three Bulldog players have entered the portal, indicating they’ll continue their college basketball careers somewhere else.
So, I was 150 words into a column on what a terrific thing it was for Gonzaga basketball that Anton Watson has decided to come back for his COVID “bonus” season when I was informed that the social-media post reporting this was an April Fool’s joke.