Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/6/12
WCC + NCAA Basketball: Mark Few Born; December 27th, 1962Place: Creswell, OregonHead Coach: Gonzaga Bulldogs Mark Few is the head coach of the Gonzaga men’s basketball team and he was promoted to the head coach after the Zags Cinderella 1999 season when the team made it to the Elite 8. Many saw the Zags as a 1-year wonder, but with Few on the sidelines Gonzaga has been a perennial college power making it to the Big Dance every year he has been at the helm. Few was born in Creswell, Oregon and after attending Linfield College he had big hopes to play baseball and baseball, but an injury derailed his athletic career. He eventually transferred to the University of Oregon and graduated with a B.S. in physical education. He was a coach at his Alma matter of Creswell High School for 2 years before being hired to be a graduate assistant at Gonzaga in 1989. He was promoted to the head coach after the 1999 season when Dan Monson took over the coaching vacancy at Minnesota. Few immediately p...
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