The Kennel turned quiet in the second half of Gonzaga’s 103-68 victory over Incarnate Word. The Zags dominated the floor and more than doubled their lead over the Cardinals, sending fans deep into their seats with little to get excited about.
It wasn’t until midway through the second half that fans finally found something to jump out of their seats and cheer for.
Two Gonzaga fans made half-court shots worth $900 apiece – the only bit of excitement on the court since the Zags went on a 17-0 run in the first half.
Gonzaga officials chose three students to attempt one half-court shot apiece during a break in the second half when the Zags had more than a 30-point lead over the Cardinals.
Gonzaga student Laramie Delzer was in line for the first shot. He chucked the ball towards the hoop and hit only the net, sending a loud roar through the Kennel.
But the fun wasn’t quite over. The second shooter barely missed, hitting the front of the rim. But the third participant, Robby Lewis, launched the ball off the backboard and into the hoop for another money make.
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