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Defining the Season: Kevin Pangos

This season’s Gonzaga Bulldogs bring back Gary Bell Jr. and Przemek Karnowski from last year’s team, and adds one of the country’s strongest transfer classes in Kyle Wiltjer, Byron Wesley, and Eric McClellan. As a result this squad has arguably received more preseason hype than any of head coach Mark Few’s teams. The key to whether or not they live up to these expectations...
Via The Sports Post
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Gonzaga Basketball: Expectations for 2014-15 season

There are a lot of high hopes for Gonzaga basketball this coming season. It is one of the first seasons in some time where Gonzaga has had a really impressive recruiting class, and a challenging schedule where all of the players can show their skills. All Zag fans should start getting ready for the season, because this could be the best one the Zags have ever had. Players Who...
Via isportsweb.com
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Gonzaga Basketball: Potential 2015 draft players

Gonzaga basketball is looking to have a fantastic 2014-2015 season. They recruited well, scheduled well, and kept existing players on track. This upcoming season shows promise for the Zags, and they are already predicted to be a Top 25 team. Przemek Karnowski, Kevin Pangos, and Kyle Wiltjer will hopefully be part of the success that is expected to come from Gonzaga. These three...
Via isportsweb.com
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Sporting News names Cliff Alexander as No. 3 center

Sporting News tabbed Cliff Alexander as the No. 3 center in the upcoming 2014-15 season. Here’s what they had to say: 6-9, 240 pounds Freshman If you look up “power forward” in the dictionary, the picture you’ll see might look like Alexander. He has the ideal body and temperament for the position. So it may surprise you to see Alexander listed here, but with Joel Embiid gone...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Centers in the 2014 NBA Draft

Kansas freshman Joel Embiid, and Kentucky sophomore Willie Cauley remain atop the updated 2014 NBA Draft Center Rankings, while Bosnian big man Jusuf Nurkic made his way into the Top 3, and Wisconsin sophomore Frank Kaminsky entered the Top 5. Other significant movement includes Spanish center Walter Tavares making his first appearance, and Gonzaga sophomore Przemek Karnowski sliding...
Via In The Neutral Zone
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Catalon and CBS speak out on NCAA Tournament “mistake”

Andrew Catalon announced his first NCAA Tournament for CBS this weekend.  Also known as the voice of curling during NBC’s coverage of the Winter Olympics, Catalon has been named by this site and many other media observers as one of the top young announcers in the industry.  However, he found his name in the headlines for the wrong reasons after his first day calling the tournament...
Via Awful Announcing
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona notes: Is Gonzaga best opponent of season?

SAN DIEGO -- Junior guard T.J. McConnell said Saturday that Gonzaga, Arizona's third-round opponent, may be the best team the Wildcats will have faced this year. Hyperbole, maybe, but right now, Gonzaga is the only thing that matter to Arizona. The Bulldogs have a crafty guard in David Stockton, a very good shooter in Kevin Pangos, a strong forward in Sam Dower and a 7-foot-1...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

CBS Andrew Catalon Apologizes for “Hack-a-Polack” Comment (Video)

After Oklahoma State on Friday continued to foul Gonzaga’s center and Poland native Przemek Karnowski, CBS announcer Andrew Catalon called it a “Hack-a-Polack.” Catalon issued an apology later on. [LostLettermen]
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

CBS Announcer Andrew Catalon is Sincerely Sorry for Calling you a 'Polack'

CBS announcer Andrew Catalon wants to 'sincerely apologize for my poor choice of words and insensitive remark during the Gonzaga-Oklahoma St game.' Catalon described fouling Przemek Karnowski as “Hack-a-Polack” and later apologized on the air. [Awful Announcing]Up next? A line of 'How does a Polish guy blow a layup?' joke books.Mr. @AndrewCatalon has just apologized...
Via Bob's Blitz
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

CBS’ Andrew Catalon apologizes after “Hack-a-Polack” Comment of Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski

I’m sure CBS announcer Andrew Catalon wishes he could take back his comment about Gonzaga’s center Przemek Karnowski. With Gonzaga up and Oklahoma State resorting to fouling, Karnowski, a Polish native and 50% free-throw shooter, Catalon dropped the comment that OK State was going for the “Hack-a-Polack” strategy. To make matters worse, his color-commenting partner, Mike...
Via Diehardsport
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

CBS broadcaster calls Gonzaga player a 'Polack'

SAN DIEGO (AP) A CBS announcer has apologized to a Polish-born Gonzaga player for using a derogatory term while describing the defense Oklahoma State was using against Przemek Karnowski.
Via FOXSports.com
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Announcer Andrew Catalon apologizes for ‘Hack-a-Polack’ comment (Video)

CBS announcer Andrew Catalon apologized twice during the ending of the Gonzaga-Oklahoma State game for referring to the Cowboys’ strategy of fouling a Zags player as a “Hack-a-Polack” plan. The Cowboys were fouling Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski (pictured) late in the game to try and close the 10-point margin. In an off-the-cuff remark, Catalon called it […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Announcer describes strategy as “Hack-a-Polack”

Andrew Catalon is one of the top young broadcasters in the industry who is calling his first NCAA Tournament, but this is a poor choice of words he would desperately like to have back.  In the closing minutes of Oklahoma State-Gonzaga, the Cowboys fouled Przemek Karnowski, who is from Poland.  Catalon described it as “Hack-a-Polack” and later apologized on the air.  Yikes. H/T No Laying Up
Via Awful Announcing
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy College Basketball Game of the Week: Gonzaga at St. Mary's

As the weeks go on and I find that I've written about almost all of the major teams (with the obvious exception of Florida), I have to dig a bit deeper to find good match ups to write about. Saturday's key game was Virginia beating Syracuse, which wasn't a big surprise. I watched the game and what surprised me a bit was the looseness of the Orange zone, but that tends...
Via Rotowire
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Sanadze, Toreros upset No. 25 Zags 69-66

Duda Sanadze scored 15 points, including three free throws in the final 2.9 seconds, and the San Diego Toreros upset No. 25 Gonzaga 69-66 Saturday night, the first time the Bulldogs have lost consecutive games this season. Johnny Dee had 16 points for the Toreros (16-14, 7-10 West Coast Conference) who snapped an 11-game losing streak to Gonzaga (23-6, 13-3), which once again was...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Gonzaga defeats Pepperdine again 83-68

Kevin Pangos and David Stockton scored 18 points apiece as Gonzaga beat Pepperdine for the 26th straight time, 83-68 on Thursday night. It's Gonzaga's longest streak against any team. Przemek Karnowski had 17 points and seven rebounds for Gonzaga (22-4, 12-1 West Coast Conference) and Gary Bell Jr. added 11. Pangos made four of Gonzaga's 10 3-pointers and Stockton...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

6'1" Joe Jackson blocked 7'1" Przemek Karnowski's dunk attempt...

Mephis' 6-foot-1 Joe Jackson blocks Gonzaga's 7-foot-1 Przemek Karnowski.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 24 Memphis rallies past No. 23 Gonzaga, 60-54

Chris Crawford and Michael Dixon Jr. both had 11 points, and No. 24 Memphis scored the final 10 of the game to beat 23rd-ranked Gonzaga 60-54 on Saturday night. Dixon's layup with 1:11 left came in the midst of the final rally as the Tigers (18-5) erased Gonzaga's nine-point lead. Shaq Goodwin and Joe Jackson had 10 points each for Memphis, which has won six of seven. Goodwin...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Memphis point guard blocks 7-foot-1 opponent at rim

Joe Jackson is 6’1”. Przemek Karnowski is 7’1”. Who ever said that size matters?! I hope that Jackson makes it to the NBA next year so that we can see him participate in the Dunk Competition one day. Such a talented athlete. [.GIFDSPORTS] The post Joe Jackson comes up with ridiculous block on Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Gonzaga escapes 59-56 against San Diego

Sam Dower Jr. scored 18 points and Kevin Pangos made the game's final shot, as Gonzaga narrowly beat San Diego for the 11th straight time, 59-56, on Thursday night. Pangos finished with 11 points for Gonzaga (17-3, 7-1 West Coast Conference) and Przemek Karnowski added 12 points, eight coming late in the second half. Johnny Dee scored 26 points on 8-of-10 shooting for San Diego...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Pacific-Gonzaga Preview

Injuries to top players have not prevented Gonzaga from maintaining its dominance within the West Coast Conference. The No. 24 Bulldogs look to continue that success Saturday night while trying to keep visiting Pacific winless in conference play. Despite starting guard Gary Bell Jr. being out with a broken hand, leading scorer Kevin Pangos nursing a sore toe and 6-foot-9 Sam Dower...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 24 Gonzaga beats Saint Mary's 73-51

Saint Mary's and Gonzaga have played some epic basketball games in recent years. Thursday night's game was not one of them. No. 24 Gonzaga dominated the Gaels in nearly every phase of a 73-51 victory. ''This is a tough place to play and they are a good team,'' said interim coach Eran Ganot, who is filling in while Saint Mary's coach Randy Bennett serves...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 24 Gonzaga beats archrival St. Mary's, wins 21st straight in WCC

While he was growing up in Poland, 7-foot-1 Przemek Karnowski played in youth basketball games where he blocked 10 shots. So it was no big deal that he blocked seven shots in leading No. 24 Gonzaga to a 73-51 victory over archrival Saint Mary's on Thursday night. "Obviously it does not compare," said the sophomore center who led the Zags with 15 points and nine rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Saint Mary's (Cal)-Gonzaga Preview

A short-handed Gonzaga team has navigated its first two West Coast Conference games without much difficulty. Saint Mary's will aim to give the 24th-ranked Bulldogs a harder time Thursday night in Spokane after dropping all three matchups with Gonzaga a season ago. With two starters out and another hobbled, Gonzaga (12-2, 2-0) won its 20th straight WCC game and 21st straight...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Missing key players, Gonzaga tops cold-shooting San Francisco

With two of Gonzaga's starters out with injuries, and a third battling a foot issue, the stage was set for an upset by San Francisco. It didn't happen. Drew Barham scored 15 points, all on 3-pointers, as No. 24 Gonzaga beat San Francisco 69-41 on Monday night. Przemek Karnowski added 11 points for Gonzaga (12-2, 2-0 West Coast). David Stockton and Kevin Pangos finished...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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