He will pay a $1,000 fine and complete community service. Gonzaga Bulldogs men’s basketball head coach Mark Few pled guilty to driving under the influence, stemming from an arrest in Idaho a few weeks ago.
Senior point guard Andrew Nembhard was named to the Bob Cousy Award Watch List, which is a rite of passage for essentially every starting point guard that has worn the Gonzaga jersey since the award was created at the start of the 2003-04 season.
And other interesting breakdown from the guru of stats. The Gonzaga Bulldogs open the season ranked as the top team in the nation by Ken Pomeroy, whose rankings are widely considered the holy grail of advanced statistics in college basketball.
The BYU Cougars are picked to finish first. The Gonzaga Bulldogs women’s basketball team secured two first place votes in the 2021-22 WCC Women’s Preseason Poll, but are largely picked to finish second in the league, behind the BYU Cougars.
Perhaps the only underrated facet of a consensus number one overall team, the elite passer looks to turn heads this season Throughout the build-up to the season, the Zags backcourt has, justifiably, received the lion’s share of national media attention.
The athletic combo guard is a maestro off the ball, at the hoop and in transition. While this year’s freshman class does not yet have a calling card nickname like last year’s Tricky Trio, it’s impossible to ignore how incredibly talented and valuable Chet Holmgren, Kaden Perry, Nolan Hickman and Hunter Sallis will be in a Zag uniform.
Martynas Arlauskas arrived at Gonzaga in 2019 as a Top 50 recruit in the 247Sports rankings with prior experience playing for Žalgiris Kaunas in Lithuania (where Zag great Kevin Pangos played between 2016-2018).
The Seattle floor general looks to claim minutes and help lead the offense in his freshman season The Gonzaga Bulldogs ended last year at heartbreak, but with a stable of players that made fans believe they’d be right back to fight for a championship starting in October.
The talented athlete from SoCal helps bolster the Zags’ front line. The Gonzaga Bulldogs’ women’s squad has a lot of excitement circling around in the changing of the guard, with the Wirth twins and Jill Townsend ending their collegiate careers last year.
The coach’s son joins the walk on squad. Last season, the Zags have one of the most diverse and largest groups of walk on players in school history. With a majority of them returning, this year, Joe Few, the head coach’s son, fills in the final roster spot as an important member of the practice squad.
Many considered Gonzaga the favorite heading into the game, as the 31-0 Bulldogs had looked dominant all season. But the Bears controlled the game from the opening tip-off and imposed their will onto Gonzaga.
At the conclusion of March Madness, the NCAA hands out the Most Outstanding Player Award to the best player from that year's tournament. How many from the last 40 years on the men's side can you name in six minutes?