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Gonzaga enters danger zone

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by Jim Meehan
The Spokesman-Review

Nothing like a couple of breathers before a relaxing trip or two to open conference play.

Yeah, right.

Gonzaga, no stranger to tough scheduling, dials it up even higher over the next few weeks, beginning with tonight's showdown against Oklahoma at the Arena in the annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Classic. After that, Gonzaga hops on a plane for Chicago to face Illinois on Saturday morning. Then the Bulldogs dive into West Coast Conference play on the road against Portland, Saint Mary's and San Diego.

"Usually this time of year you get to really work on yourself a lot, but we don't have that luxury," Gonzaga coach Mark Few said. "We've kind of been thrown into the fire. We have a really tough stretch coming up, probably as difficult a stretch as we've ever faced at Gonzaga."

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