College basketball’s undivided attention will be on No. 1 Gonzaga versus No. 2 Baylor at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis – the likely host city for the NCAA Tournament – in a matchup that has late March, early April written all over it.
Any of the backcourt duels are must-see in this No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown, but a potential Jared Butler-Jalen Suggs matchup is off the charts. Or Butler-Andrew Nembhard. Or Butler-Aaron Cook.
The only ones enjoying Gonzaga’s blazing start to the college basketball season more than current Zags might be former Zags.
The king of basketball, King James himself, had some words of praise Thursday night for the Gonzaga men’s basketball team.
No. 1 GU faces No. 2 Baylor on Saturday in Indianapolis. Here’s a look at four previous meetings.
Welcome to old home week for Gonzaga and Baylor, with a dash of Illinois, all coming together in Indianapolis. Fresh from impressive victories Wednesday, top-ranked Gonzaga and No. 2 Baylor meet Saturday at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse. There are connections aplenty.
Gonzaga’s hard-fought 87-82 victory over No. 11 West Virginia in the Jimmy V Classic may have lacked style points Wednesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, but it was every bit as impressive as last week’s wins over No. 6 Kansas and Auburn.
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Difference makers from Gonzaga's nonconference game against West Virginia on Dec. 2, 2020, in Indianapolis.
If you believe college basketball, circa, 2020, is basically an emotion-filled TV show, top-ranked Gonzaga’s 87-82 win over West Virginia should help cement that conviction.
Suggs had passed to a teammate after driving the right side of the lane. His left foot skidded briefly on the court before gaining traction.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few accepted an invitation to join the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) board of directors.