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When Gonzaga freshman Zach Norvell Jr. hit a pivotal 3-pointer Thursday in the first-round of the NCAA Tournament, the Twittersphere let out a collective sigh of relief. With many fans picking the favored Bulldogs to win in their tournament pools, they were clearly nervous when North Carolina-Greensboro rallied to tie the score in the closing minutes.
The Milwaukee-based National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled a bobblehead honoring the team’s run to last season’s college basketball championship game, where they lost 71-65 to North Carolina.
Behind a near-perfect first half, No. 4 Gonzaga wrapped up its fifth consecutive West Coast Conference tournament championship with a 74-56 victory Tuesday night over 19th-ranked Saint Mary’s at the Orleans Arena.