Gonzaga Bulldogs

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Arizona Wildcats

The Gonzaga Bulldogs and the Arizona Wildcats face off on Sunday for the right to go to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats are -6 point favorites over the Bulldogs with an over/under point total set at 127. The Gonzaga Bulldogs haven’t come into March Madness with the fanfare we have seen in recent years but they came out with guns blazing beating Oklahoma State in the first round. Gonzaga jumped out to a early lead and held off several rallies by OSU getting the win and advancing. Kevin Pangos led the Zags scoring 26 points. Gary Bell had 17 points, Przemek Karnowski had 15 points and nine rebounds, and Kyle Draginis had 12 points and eight rebounds. Gonzaga shot 50 percent on Friday shooting 50 percent of their two-point shots and 50 percent of their shots beyond the three-point arc. Gonzaga shot 63.4 percent from the Read More

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. BYU Cougars

The Gonzaga Bulldogs and the BYU Cougars face off on Tuesday in Las Vegas in the Championship game of the West Coast Conference Tournament. The Bulldogs are -4 point favorites over the Cougars with an over/under point total set at 146. The Gonzaga Bulldogs pounded St. Mary’s on Monday to reach this game, only fitting since the Zags won the regular season WCC title. Gonzaga is 17-3 against the WCC and 12-6 n games played away from home. Kevin Pangos leads the Bulldogs averaging 14.2 points per game. Sam Dower is averaging 14.8 points and 6.9 rebounds, Gary Bell is averaging 11.1 points, and Przemek Karnowski is averaging 10.2 points and 7.1 rebounds. Gonzaga is averaging 77 points and they are shooting 49.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.1 points and their opponents are shooting 39.6 percent. Gonzaga hasn’t had their typical season and have flown under the radar Read More

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. South Alabama Jaguars

The Gonzaga Bulldogs and the South Alabama Jaguars face off on Saturday night in Seattle in college basketball action. The Bulldogs are -16 point favorites over the Jaguars. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are off to a 9-1 start and they are ranked 20th in the nation. Gonzaga has played the 33rd ranked schedule in the country and it looks like it should get slightly easier. Kevin Pangos leads the Zags averaging 19.6 points and 4.3 assists per game. Sam Dower averages 14.9 points and 7.0 rebounds, Gary Bell is averaging 13.9 points, and Przemek Karnowski is averaging 9.9 points and 8.1 rebounds. Gonzaga is averaging 89.4 points and they are shooting 53.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 71.9 points and their opponents shoot 41.3 percent. Gonzaga is 1-1 in neutral site games thus far this season. The South Alabama Jaguars are 5-4 on the season and they have lost two Read More

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Baylor Bears

The Gonzaga Bulldogs and the Baylor Bears face off on Friday Night in a marquis college basketball match up. The Bulldogs are -9 point favorites over the Bears with an over/under point total set at 143. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are ranked 14th in the nation and while the Zags have been strong for several years now, this looks to be one of their better teams. Mark Few’s Bulldogs has already played the 63rd ranked schedule in the nation and they follow this game up with a trip to Oklahoma State. As a team Gonzaga is averaging 80.8 points per game, 16.4 assists, and they are shooting 52 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.8 points, 9.8 assists, and they are shooting 37.9 percent. Elias Harris is averaging 15.5 points and 7.5 rebounds, Kelly Olynyk is averaging 14.6 points and 6.6 rebounds, and Gary Bell is averaging 10.5 points. Gonzaga is Read More

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Davidson Wildcats

The Gonzaga Bulldogs and the Davidson Wildcats face off on Sunday in college basketball action in Anaheim. The Bulldogs are -7.5 point favorites over the Wildcats with an over/under point total set at 142. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are off and running this season as they are coming off of a blowout win against Oklahoma. Mark Few cleared his bench but the Zags were still scoring big late as they whipped the Sooners by 25. For the year Gonzaga is averaging 82.4 points, 15.8 assists, and they are shooting 51.8 percent. Defensively Gonzaga is allowing 53.8 points, 9.2 assists, and their opponents shoot 34.6 percent. Elias Harris is averaging 14 points and 9.0 rebounds, Gary Bell is averaging 10.2 points, Sam Dower is averaging 10 points and 5.2 rebounds, and Kevin Pangos is averaging 10 points and 3.6 assists. Gonzaga looks like they are going to be one of the better Read More

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. West Virginia Mountaineers

The Gonzaga Bulldogs and the West Virginia Mountaineers battle it out on Thursday in Pittsburgh in a first round NCAA Tournament game in the East Regional.  The Mountaineers are -1 point favorites over the Bulldogs with an over/under point total set at 131. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are a few years past being just a novelty act but at the same time Mark Few’s team needs to finally prove they have what it takes to get past the early rounds when it comes to March Madness. Gonzaga is 12-3 in out of conference games, 4-1 in neutral site games, 1-1 against ranked teams , and they played the 89th ranked schedule in the nation. Kevin Pangos averages 13.8 points, Elias Harris averages 13.1 points and 8,7 rebounds, Robert Sacre averages 11.7 points and 6.3 rebounds, and Gary Bell averages 10 points. As a team the Bulldogs are averaging 74 points and Read More

St. Mary’s Gaels vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs

Two NCAA Tournament bound teams battle it out for the West Coast Conference Tournament title as the St. Mary’s Gael and the Gonzaga Bulldogs meet for the third time this year.  The Bulldogs are -1.5 favorites over the Gaels with an over/under point total set at 134. The St. Mary’s Gaels knocked off San Francisco in their tournament semi-final game but it’s clear that Randy Bennett’s team isn’t playing their best basketball of the season. St. Mary’s trailed at the half and though they took the lead in the second half and won the game they were never able to put San Francisco away until the final buzzer sounded. Matthew Dellavedova scored 17 points and had six assists, Rob Jones had 11 points and 13 rebounds, Brad Waldow had 12 points and six rebounds, and Clint Steindl had 19 points. With the emergence of Waldow it has given the Gaels Read More

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Oral Roberts Golden Eagles

The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles look to stay hot when they square off with the Gonzaga Bulldogs in Thursday night action. The Golden Eagles bounced back from a disappointing loss at Oklahoma to edge out Arkansas-Little Rock 58-55 while the Bulldogs suffered their first home defeat of the year in a 74-67 loss to Michigan State.  The Bulldogs are -12 point favorites over the Golden Eagles. Oral Roberts has crafted a good start to the season despite some odd numbers as this team doesn’t shoot the ball real well and doesn’t defend the shot all that great either yet is still giving up a very respectable 63 points. The Golden Eagles turned up the defensive intensity versus Arkansas Little Rock with favorable results as the Trojans barely cracked 41% from the field and ORU needed that effort with only a 40% night from their own shooters. The stats for this Read More

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. St. Marys Gaels

For the third straight year the Gonzaga Bulldogs play the St. Marys Gaels in the West Coast Conference Championship in Las Vegas.  Gonzaga is a 1-point favorite in the game this evening being played on a neutral floor.  The over/under total is set at 139. Gonzaga slipped past San Francisco in Sunday’s semifinal, 71-67, to earn an eighth-straight win but never came close to covering the 13-point spread as the favorite.  San Francisco never was able to make up for the 12-0 run the Bulldogs made about midway through the first half.  Despite an off night scoring and shooting, Gonzaga was excellent at the free-throw line and limited their mistakes to eight turnovers while San Francisco committed 16. St. Marys was held below their season average in a 73-64 win over Santa Clara in their semifinals matchup.  Still, St. Mary’s shot well overall from the field as well as the Read More