Gonzaga No. 11 in preseason rankings
SPOKANE, Wash. - The preseason prognosticators say Gonzaga will make a deep run into the NCAA Tournament this season. So they gave the Bulldogs a No. 11 preseason ranking - the highest preseason ranking since the 2005-06 season when they were seventh.
North Carolina, with returning star Tyler Hansbrough, was ranked No. 1.
Gonzaga unofficially opens its season Saturday against Wayne State College at McCarthey Athletic Center. The game is sold out, but fans can watch the game on KHQ at 5 p.m.
The Bulldogs open their regular season Nov. 15 at home against Montana State-Billings.
|1.||North Carolina (31)|
|Others local teams receiving votes: St. Mary's (WCC) 59, |
Arizona (PAC10) 18, Washington (PAC10) 8, Washington
State (PAC10) 1