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SEATTLE – Connecticut guard A.J. Price wasn’t exactly open. He was trying to draw a foul. When that didn’t happen, he made a tough, off-balance 3-pointer over Gonzaga’s Jeremy Pargo. Price’s clutch shot sent the game into overtime, where the Huskies completed their comeback while the Bulldogs were running short of bodies. No. 2 Connecticut pulled away for an 88-83 victory in the sixth annual Battle in Seattle on Saturday, snatching a win that the eighth-ranked Bulldogs appeared to have in their grasp.
SEATTLE – So this is what all the fuss is about? Rather, this is what all the fuss was about?
SEATTLE – North Carolina is ranked No. 1, but not necessarily in the unofficial Mark Few poll of big, tough, hard-nosed college basketball teams. His vote would probably go to Connecticut.
Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. UConn Huskies. Huskies won in OT, 88-83.
Before the Battle in Seattle, the Blizzard in Spokane. Fans – at least 4,500 of the usual sellout 6,000 – dug themselves out of the drifts to get to McCarthey Athletic Center on Thursday night to see more of what they’d been experiencing outside.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs hosted the Texas Southern University Tigers on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, and thumped them 84-42.
Gonzaga’s 69-64 loss to Arizona on Sunday cost the team several spots in the polls on Monday. North Carolina, Connecticut and Pittsburgh remained in the top three spots, but GU dropped from No. 4 to No. 7 in the USA Today coaches poll and from No. 4 to No. 8 in the Associated Press poll.
Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Arizona Wildcats. Arizona won 69-64.
PHOENIX – The Gonzaga Bulldogs had won with big first halves, won with big second halves, won on the road, won after spending most of a big lead and won comfortably against quality opposition. What the Bulldogs hadn’t done yet this young season is win a game that came down to the last couple minutes, when each possession takes on added importance.
PULLMAN – It can happen that quickly. In a little more than a minute early in the second half, just 76 seconds in fact, Gonzaga showed Washington State what Eastern Washington’s best team is this season – and then just kept emphasizing the point.
PULLMAN – This sort of thing was supposed to be history when football season ended. OK, Washington State didn’t get beat by 60 on Wednesday night.