Three wins away; Gonzaga rolls into the Elite Eight
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – MARCH 28: The Gonzaga Bulldogs take on the Creighton Blue Jays in the Sweet Sixteen round of the 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament held at Hinkle Fieldhouse on March 28, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/NCAA Photos via Getty Images) Copyright 4 News Now
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The number one overall seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs made quick work of the five seeded Creighton Blue Jays on the way to a 83-65 win in the Sweet Sixteen Sunday afternoon.
Gonzaga’s Andrew Nembhard came up big with Creighton focusing on Corey Kispert, Nembhard goes for 17 points and 8 assists.
Drew Timme led the way once again with 22 points and six rebounds.
The win was the Zags’ NCAA record 26th straight by double-digits.
Gonzaga will play the winner of tonight’s USC/Oregon game. The Trojans and Ducks are set to play at 6:45 p.m.
Up next for the Zags: the Elite Eight.
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