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Interview: Gonzaga’s Mark Few hopes Bulldogs can reach first Final Four

25 March 2017 Comments are off for this post.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Saturday at SAP Center, a pair of small, private, Jesuit universities clash to reward one of them with their school’s first appearance in the Final Four. Top-seeded Gonzaga meets upstart Xavier in a high-stakes regional final. Kevin Kugler caught up with Gonzaga coach Mark Few ahead…
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Sweet 16 Highlights: Xavier stuns Arizona, former coach 73-71

24 March 2017 Comments are off for this post.
SAN JOSE, CA – The Musketeers made plays down the stretch when they needed to, as eleventh-seeded Xavier derailed Arizona’s hopes of a home-state Final Four appearance with a hard-fought 73-71 victory over the second-seeded Wildcats. Sean Miller’s former squad–now under the command of 8th-year head coach Chris Mack–were once again led by junior Trevon…
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Sweet 16 Highlights: Gonzaga out-grinds West Virginia 61-58

23 March 2017 Comments are off for this post.
SAN JOSE, CA – Gonzaga played tenacious defense in the final 38 seconds, while clinging to a three-point lead, to hold off fourth-seeded West Virginia 61-58 and advance to the Elite Eight for the second time in three years. Przemek Karnowski, Johnathan Williams, and Jordan Mathews contributed 13 points apiece for the…
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