Zags 18th In ESPN/USA Today Poll; Stand Pat At No. 19 In AP
SPOKANE, Wash. - Gonzaga University's men's basketball team moved up one spot to 18th in the ESPN/USA Today Top 25 and stood pat at No. 19 in the Associated Press rankings.
The undefeated Bulldogs (4-0) downed Western Michigan University 78-58 last Saturday in the Spokane Arena in the Ronald McDonald House Charities Classic.
Gonzaga will get some stern tests in the next two weeks, hosting the University of Notre Dame (5-2) Wednesday, heading to the University of Illinois (6-0) Saturday and then coming home Dec. 10 to face Michigan State University (4-2). Illinois and Michigan State are receiving votes in both polls this week.
The University of Kentucky moved into the top spot in both polls this week after previous No. 1 University of North Carolina lost to unranked UNLV. Kentucky visits UNC Saturday.
Xavier University (4-0), which looms on the Bulldogs schedule New Year's Eve in Cincinnati, is 11th in both polls.
01/06/2018 - Williams leads No. 19 Gonzaga past Loyola Marymount, 85-66
01/05/2018 - MBB Closes L.A. Trip at LMU Saturday
01/04/2018 - No. 19 Gonzaga overwhelms Pepperdine 89-59
01/04/2018 - Williams a Candidate for Senior CLASS Award
01/02/2018 - MBB Opens the New Year at Pepperdine
12/30/2017 - No. 20 Gonzaga scores 1st 15 points, tops Santa Clara 101-52
12/29/2017 - MBB Closes Out 2017 Against Santa Clara
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