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Gonzaga staying flexible, ready with COVID-19 prompted schedule change

Gonzaga has proven over the last season and a half its proficient at handling COVID-19 curveballs to its schedule. The Zags returned from a 17-day gap between games to pummel No. 3 Iowa 99-88 en route to a 31-1 record last season. They came back from a nine-day span between games with a solid win over No. 25 Texas Tech earlier this month.

Gonzaga hoping nonconference schedule proves beneficial for postseason drive

Gonzaga’s nonconference schedule has nearly come and gone – only North Alabama remains next Tuesday if the schedule doesn’t get tweaked – and it fell into two distinct categories. One, monster matchups against five ranked teams capable of playing deep into March and possibly April. GU went 3-2 in those Quad 1 contests. And two, seven dates against Quad 4 foes – eight after North Alabama – that Gonzaga won by 34, 27, 42, 53, 9 (Tarleton State), 25 and 46 points.

Gonzaga’s Anton Watson on his development: ‘Just more mature with my game’

Scan the stats and many of Watson’s attributes are evident. Despite being seventh in minutes played (17.8), the 6-foot-8 junior is second on the team in assists (28) and steals (14), third in offensive rebounds (16) and fourth in total rebounds (42). Watson’s numbers are in the same neighborhood as his first two seasons, but the player seems different.

Watson family eager to finally watch Anton and No. 1 Gonzaga in person

A text last week from Anton signaled a return to last year’s routine, sans the 6,000 fans. “Anton texted in a family group text, ‘Anybody interested in coming to the game next week?’ ” said Deon, excitement building in his voice. “Hell yeah, put me down.’ I don’t know how many can go but we’re trying to get the four of us.”