NCAAB Standings - Gonzaga
Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev made the cut for two more national player of the year awards. The sophomore forward is one of 30 candidates for the Naismith Trophy. Ten semifinalists will be announced March 5, and three finalists will be named March 17.
The NCAA Tournament favorite as of Monday, according to BetOnLine.ag? The Gonzaga Bulldogs.
Gonzaga’s road game against Pepperdine on Saturday night will be televised on ESPN.
Brandon Clarke’s first NBA All-Star Weekend figures to be a special experience.
No. 1 Baylor and No. 2 Gonzaga remained in place for the fourth straight week in Monday’s rankings. There was no movement in the first nine spots.
The smooth senior forward connected on 7 of 10 shots, three 3-pointers and scored 19 points – at 50% to 60% of full strength coming off a sprained ankle, in head coach Mark Few’s estimation.
The Zags eliminated most of the suspense and crowd noise with a 22-2 run that was a candidate for their best stretch of basketball this season. Gonzaga cruised to a 90-60 victory Saturday night in front of a packed house of 3,500 inside University Credit Union Pavilion.
The month-before NCAA Tournament bracket reveal has become part of the sports furniture – or perhaps it’s more accurate to say it’s blended into the woodwork.
Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s 90-60 win at the UCU Pavilion
As good as the Zags played, and they did, dominating on offense and defense in winning 90-60, the pair of Dave Flemming and Sean Farnham, was just as good.
Drew Timme scored a career-high 20 points and had 10 rebounds and the No. 2 Gonzaga Bulldogs shot past the Saint Mary’s Gaels 90-60 at UCU Pavilion in Moraga, California.
Gonzaga, for now, edged out San Diego State for the No. 1 seed in the West Region.