Gonzaga could have used a few more makes at the free-throw line
Mon., April 3, 2017
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Gonzaga won some statistical battles with the Tar Heels, including at the free-throw line, but the Bulldogs surely wish they had made a few more.
Both teams struggled at the line, Gonzaga going 17 for 26 and North Carolina 15 of 26 in a game in which each team was whistled for 22 fouls.
“Obviously, you want to make every one of those, but it’s just not possible,” Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd said. “It was a physical game, there were a lot of free-throw shots and I’m sure both teams are saying, ‘Man, I wish we had three or four more.’ ”
Przemek Karnowski led the Zags, making 7 of 9.
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