Shortly before his team’s visit to Tennessee earlier this month, Gonzaga coach Mark Few gathered his players on the floor of the McCarthey Center and asked them to gaze up at the banners commemorating the program’s conference titles and NCAA tournament bids.
Few then told the Zags they had a chance to accomplish something none of those previous teams had achieved.
With victories over Tennessee and South Dakota in its final two non-league games last week, this year’s Gonzaga team became the first in school history to enter conference play with an undefeated record. The seventh-ranked Zags have stormed to a 12-0 start highlighted by impressive wins over Arizona, Florida, Iowa State, San Diego State and the Vols, all of whom are top 75 teams in the KenPom rankings.
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