Arrow-right Camera
Go to e-Edition Sign up for newsletters Customer service
Subscribe now
Gonzaga Basketball
Sports >  Gonzaga basketball

Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev among final five for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar center of year award

UPDATED: Fri., March 6, 2020

Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev is one of five finalists for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar center of the year award.

Petrusev is the third Bulldog in three days listed as an award finalist, joining Corey Kispert (Julius Erving small forward) and Killian Tillie (Karl Malone power forward).

Petrusev leads Gonzaga at 17.8 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. He’s posted nine 20-point scoring games, topped by a career-high 31 versus Santa Clara. He was named WCC player of the year earlier this week.

Other Abdul-Jabbar award finalists: Vernon Carey Jr. (Duke), Luka Garza (Iowa), Udoka Azubuike (Kansas) and Nathan Knight (William & Mary).

Former Zag Przemek Karnowski won the award in 2017.

Local journalism is essential.

The journalists of The Spokesman-Review are a part of the community. They live here. They work here. They care. You can help keep local journalism strong right now with your contribution. Thank you.

Follow along with the Zags

Subscribe to our Gonzaga Basketball newsletter to stay up with the latest news.

Swedish Thoracic Surgery: Partners in patient care

 (Courtesy Bergman Draper Oslund Udo)

Matt Bergman knows the pain and anger that patients with mesothelioma feel.