Instant Analysis: Gonzaga cruises to Sweet 16

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The Zags are going on to the Sweet 16 after dominating the Iowa Hawkeyes. Gonzaga had four players in double digits and crashed the boards with 34 rebounds. The team was not stingy with the ball by any means with every starter having at least one assist. Domantas Sabonis stepped up big off the bench tallying 18 points and the Gonzaga Bulldogs would go on to win, 87-68.

Impact Player

Gonzaga forward Kyle Wiltjer would rack up 24 points and 7 rebounds. Wiltjer would go 10-of-12 from the field, being 4-of-6 from 3-point range.

Strange, Yet True

Gonzaga will face UCLA in the Sweet 16 … the same team that eliminated the Bulldogs in the Sweet 16 in 2006.

Up Next

The Gonzaga Bulldogs will go to the Sweet 16 to play the UCLA Bruins on Friday. The other two teams in the region are Duke and Utah. This has the potential to be an exciting weekend in this region.

Iowa’s season ends with a record of 22-12.

 

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