Zags Inch Closer to Top 10 Status - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Gonzaga Basketball

Zags Inch Closer to Top 10 Status

Updated:
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Gonzaga is approaching the status of a top ten team in college basketball following a sweep of the field at the Old Spice Classic in Florida.

The Zags moved up from No. 17 to No. 12 in AP Top 25 poll released Monday.

The jump in the poll came after the Bulldogs beat Davidson 81-67 in the tournament title game on Sunday. Elias Harris had 24 points to go along with his 10 rebounds – his 23rd career double-double.

Indiana remains the No. 1 team in the nation. Duke moved up to No. 2 after the Blue Devils beat Louisville in the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament. Michigan moved up to third.

Gonzaga plays at home against Lewis-Clark State on Thursday. They host Pacific on Saturday. Both games can be seen on KHQ and SWX in the Spokane region and on ROOT outside the local viewing area.

 

 

 

 

 

AP Top 25 - Week of Nov. 26
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Indiana (47) 6-0 1,606
2 Duke (18) 6-0 1,554
3 Michigan 5-0 1,421
4 Ohio State 4-0 1,416
5 Louisville 5-1 1,347
6 Syracuse 4-0 1,323
7 Florida 5-0 1,227
8 Kentucky 4-1 1,180
9 Arizona 3-0 1,076
10 Kansas 4-1 937
11 Creighton 6-0 926
12 Gonzaga 6-0 854
13 Michigan State 5-1 818
14 North Carolina 5-1 718
15 Oklahoma State 5-0 668
16 Missouri 5-1 665
17 Cincinnati 6-0 571
18 North Carolina State 4-1 553
19 Colorado 5-0 478
20 Georgetown 4-1 257
21 Minnesota 6-1 197
22 Illinois 7-0 185
23 San Diego State 4-1 182
24 UNLV 3-1 175
25 New Mexico 6-0 141
  • College SportsCollegeMore>>

  • EWU Football Adds Texas Tech Clash In 2017

    EWU Football Adds Texas Tech Clash In 2017

    Eastern Washington University head football coach Beau Baldwin will forever remember his first trip to Lubbock, Texas, and now his Eagles will make a second trip to play at Texas Tech on Sept. 2, 2017 in an announcement made jointly by the two schools...>>
    Eastern Washington University head football coach Beau Baldwin will forever remember his first trip to Lubbock, Texas, and now his Eagles will make a second trip to play at Texas Tech on Sept. 2, 2017 in an announcement made jointly by the two schools...
    >>
  • Pippins Hang on for 8-7 Win Over Sweets

    Pippins Hang on for 8-7 Win Over Sweets

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:48:01 GMT
    The last time the Yakima Valley Pippins traveled to Walla Walla, the Sweets rallied for nine runs in the final three innings to shock the Pippins in an 11-10 defeat. Tuesday night, lightning almost struck twice, but the Pippins buckled down to secure an 8-7 win over the Sweets in the series opener.>>
    The last time the Yakima Valley Pippins traveled to Walla Walla, the Sweets rallied for nine runs in the final three innings to shock the Pippins in an 11-10 defeat. Tuesday night, lightning almost struck twice, but the Pippins buckled down to secure an 8-7 win over the Sweets in the series opener.>>
  • EWU Football Readies For Earliest Start In Program History

    EWU Football Readies For Earliest Start In Program History

    With the earliest game in school history comes the earliest practice start, as the Eastern Washington University football team begins practices for the 2014 season this Thursday, July 31, on the Sports and Recreation Center practice fields in Cheney, Wash.>>
    With the earliest game in school history comes the earliest practice start, as the Eastern Washington University football team begins practices for the 2014 season this Thursday, July 31, on the Sports and Recreation Center practice fields in Cheney, Wash.>>
  • GonzagaGonzagaMore>>

  • Local Basketball Teams Praised By NABC For Excellence

    Local Basketball Teams Praised By NABC For Excellence

    A trio of local University basketball teams have been named among the best academically by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) on Wednesday, July 23.>>
    A trio of local University basketball teams have been named among the best academically by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) on Wednesday, July 23.
    >>
  • Gonzaga Dedicates Soccer Field Overhaul

    Gonzaga Dedicates Soccer Field Overhaul

    On July 10, 2014, as World Cup soccer reached fever pitch, Gonzaga University celebrated the official dedication of Luger Field, a first-class soccer field. The field, which opened in the fall of 2008, has been named in honor of the Luger family, a family with a rich history and relationship to the University...>>
    On July 10, 2014, as World Cup soccer reached fever pitch, Gonzaga University celebrated the official dedication of Luger Field, a first-class soccer field. The field, which opened in the fall of 2008, has been named in honor of the Luger family, a family with a rich history and relationship to the University...
    >>
  • Spokesman's Jim Meehan Joins SWX To Talk Zags

    Spokesman's Jim Meehan Joins SWX To Talk Zags

    Spokesman-Review sports writer Jim Meehan joined SWX's Sam Adams in the Fastners Sports Studio to talk about the upcoming season for Gonzaga men's basketball.>>
    Spokesman-Review sports writer Jim Meehan joined SWX's Sam Adams in the Fastners Sports Studio to talk about the upcoming season for Gonzaga men's basketball.
    >>