Fanatics, an online store for sports apparel and gear, found that Gonzaga is second to North Carolina in the most merchandise sold state by state this week, according to data released by Fanatics on Thursday.
CBS asked the talent agency Signatures to round up about 100 extras that could act as fans for each of the four Final Four teams on Thursday. The footage of each individual player walking through the crowd of actors wearing the team’s colors will most likely be used by CBS for player introduction purposes ahead of Saturday’s national semifinals.
When Gonzaga’s Jordan Mathews looked behind him last week, he saw one familiar face he doesn’t ever see in the stands – his younger brother, Jonah. It’s not often that Jonah gets to watch Jordan play in a Zags uniform. Last week, however, Jonah was able to get to San Jose from his home in Los Angeles for
Gonzaga head coach Mark Few grabbed the West Region championship trophy on Saturday a held it high in the air for all the GU fans to see. Few took the microphone while standing on a stage in the center of the court and thanked everyone in the stands dressed in Gonzaga's red and blue for coming to support his Zags as they earned the right to play in the Final Four for the first time in school history.
On Friday, Xavier head coach Chris Mack said getting over 7-foot-1, 300-pound Przemek Karnowski wasn’t going to be a walk in the park. Gonzaga’s biggest advantage was depth in the post – the Zags had three other bigs who could also keep pressure at the rim.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – It seems like every team that doesn’t regularly play Gonzaga throughout the season meets the Zags with open mouths and wide eyes. Their shock is usually directed toward the big fellow with an even bigger beard.
Jen Hansel was on her way to Amsterdam from her home in Denver when she found herself stuck in the Salt Lake City airport for a seven-hour layover. So she made a quick detour to the Vivint Smart Home Arena.