2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
36-1, 1st in WCC
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FiveThirtyEight: The unlikely odysseys of South Carolina and Oregon (2:24)
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2hMyron Medcalf

Why Gonzaga will (and won't) cut down the nets

Gonzaga's nine-man rotation gives it depth that will help navigate adversity, but the other three teams in Phoenix match up well with the Zags.

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South Carolina who? The Gamecocks may be in the Final Four, but only 0.6 percent of brackets in ESPN's Tournament Challenge correctly predicted their epic run. On the flip side, 43 percent of brackets picked North Carolina to advance to its 20th Final Four

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3hEamonn Brennan

How Gonzaga became a Final Four team

The Bulldogs became a Final Four-caliber team 10 months ago, when Przemek Karnowski received another year of eligibility thanks to a medical hardship waiver.

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Mark Few: Final Four didn't happen overnight

Gonzaga coach Mark Few dishes on the significance of reaching the Final Four, Nigel Williams-Goss' impact, the non-call against Northwestern, the most famous Bulldog alum and facing South Carolina.

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How each Final Four team got to Arizona (1:19)
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16hJeff Borzello

Gonzaga's worldly approach to recruiting

How did Gonzaga build a program that is heading to the Final Four? The Bulldogs widened their possibilities with a string of international prospects and high-impact transfers.

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And then there were four (1:13)

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Our Basketball Power Index gives Gonzaga a 55% chance to win the national championship, North Carolina a 26% chance, Oregon a 17% chance and South Carolina a 2% chance.

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In year of the freshmen, its veteran teams in Final Four (1:52)

Tournament Challenge ESPN 

Only 657 brackets out of 18,797,085 correctly predicted a Final Four of North Carolina, South Carolina, Oregon and Gonzaga.

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19hESPN Stats & Information

NCAA tournament championship probability

What are the chances of a team getting to the Final Four? Or winning the tournament? We show the impact of each game, updated throughout the night.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ViewFromVegas of Final Four: North Carolina opens -5 over Oregon at the Westgate SuperBook with an over/under of 149.5 points (South Point opens slightly lower at 4.5). In the other national semifinal determined earlier, Gonzaga is a 6.5-point favorite over South Carolina, over/under 138.

Chad Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

The only player left in the NCAA tournament ranked on our Big Board as a lottery pick is Gonzaga's Zach Collins. UNC's Josh Jackson and Tony Bradley are potential 1st rounders.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ViewFromVegas of Final Four: Gonzaga is a 6.5-point favorite over South Carolina, over/under 138.

Tournament Challenge ESPN 

2,099 brackets out of 18,797,085 total brackets predicted South Carolina, Oregon and Gonzaga to make the Final Four -- 0.01 percent.

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Gonzaga's +22.3 PPG differential is the second largest entering the Final Four in the last 20 seasons, behind only Duke in 1998-99 (+25.9).

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Gonzaga ended the longest Final Four-less streak in history in its 28th NCAA tournament game with its Elite Eight win over Xavier.

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Xavier's struggles from the perimeter doomed its Final Four chances, with Gonzaga outscoring the Musketeers 50-16 on jump shots on Saturday. The Zags also shot 29 percent better than Xavier on jump shots from field goal range.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ICYMI: favorites/underdogs split 1-1 ATS Saturday as Gonzaga covered as a favorite and Oregon won as an underdog. Both games stayed under. Tournament update: Underdogs continue to lead at 31-24-2 ATS (56.4 percent) with one game closing pick ‘em. Overs still lead 32-25-1 (56.1 percent).

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Bilas to make good on Karnowski's Beard bet (2:08)

Team Stats

Points Per Game83.214th
Rebounds Per Game40.56th
Assists Per Game15.462nd
Points Allowed60.94th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record24-19
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances19