Found January 15, 2013 on Fox Sports:
(Eds: Adds details, quotes. With AP Photos.) By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Associated Press Gonzaga forward Kelly Olynyk figured he wouldn't get much playing time behind Robert Sacre and Elias Harris last season, so he redshirted. Good move. The junior has emerged as the leading scorer for No. 8 Gonzaga (16-1, 3-0 West Coast Conference) this season. ''He grew up and his game grew up,'' coach Mark Few said of Olynyk's redshirt season. ''In the past he was a little out of control and made a lot of turnovers. Now, he is in control and his game is more mature.'' Olynyk, a 7-footer, is averaging 18 points and 6 rebounds per game, and he's shooting 66 percent from the field. He dropped a career-high 33 points on Santa Clara on Jan. 5 and followed that up with 31 against archrival Saint Mary's last Thursday. He was named the West Coast Conference player of the month for December. Olynyk is a big reason Gonzaga is off to the best start in its ...
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