Posted November 23, 2012 on
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Gonzaga forward Kelly Olynyk played a major role in his first game of the season.
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College basketball fans will have plenty to be thankful for Thursday, as if guzzling down turkey and mashed potatoes all day isn’t appealing enough, this Turkey Day also marks the tip-off of several of the sport’s premier preseason tournaments. Preseason tournaments are one of the best things about college hoops. With little basketball having been played, it provides a platform...
Gonzaga seems to truly love its trips to Walt Disney World.
The 17th-ranked Bulldogs will try to move to a perfect 6-0 all-time at the theme park's Old Spice Classic and win their second championship as they meet Davidson in Sunday night's final.
Gonzaga is also looking for its first 6-0 start since 2008, which was the first time it won the tournament in Lake Buena Vista...
Elias Harris and Kelly Olynyk each scored 13 points too help No. 17 Gonzaga beat Clemson 57-49 in a first round game Thursday night at the Old Spice Classic.
Olynyk was in the starting lineup after missing the previous three games due to a violation of the student code of conduct. The junior forward, who had his first two shots blocked, also had three rebounds.
Clemson got 10 points...
Clemson coach Brad Brownell saw some positives in the Tigers' loss to No. 17 Gonzaga.
Unfortunately, shooting was not one of them.
Elias Harris and Kelly Olynyk each scored 13 points to help Gonzaga beat Clemson 57-49 in a first round game Thursday night at the Old Spice Classic.
Clemson made just 18 of 58 shots (31 percent).
''That's basketball,'' Brownell...
Gonzaga is seeking its second straight 5-0 start while Oklahoma is looking to begin 4-0 for the second consecutive season.
One of these unbeaten teams will reach that respective goal Friday night when the No. 17 Bulldogs and Sooners meet in the semifinals of the Old Spice Classic.
These teams had vastly different starts in their quarterfinal victories Thursday.